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NEWCOMERS Career Advancement Network (CAN) - Informational Interviews

Date: December 13, 2021
Location: Online


CPD Hours: 1.0

Roundtables are exclusively available and free for CPHR BC & Yukon Members. These events are peer-to-peer sharing and members play an active role in sharing knowledge and building community. Confidentiality is requested amongst the members present. Roundtables are not recorded for later viewing.

The Career Advancement Network (CAN) for Newcomers helps to empower members who moved to Canada in the last 5 years, are emerging or in job transition and are actively seeking employment or interested in career development topics. Participants have an opportunity to discuss career goals and develop practical skills to enhance their job search effort.

Informational Interviews

 
Informational interviews can be an excellent tool no matter where you are in your HR career. It can help build connections and open opportunities from the ‘hidden job market’. Learn the 5W’s + 1H of informational interviewing in our next upcoming CAN for Newcomers Roundtable which includes:
  • What is an informational interview?
  • Why should you be doing it?
  • Who should you be connecting to?
  • Where should you be looking for connections?
  • When is the best time to conduct one?
  • How do you conduct an informational interview?
 

Roundtable Hosts:

 
 
Ana Nolasco, CHPR, moved to Canada in 2018 carrying over 10+ years of a successful HR career in Brazil.  Due to her passion for diversity & inclusion, Ana has worked with March of Dimes Canada in delivering the WorkBC employment program where she has the opportunity to support persons with diversabilities in achieving sustainable and meaningful work. She will share what strategies have worked for her and tips on how to speed up your adaptation to the Canadian job market. 
 
 
 
 
 
Eli Yanga, CPHR, is an HR professional who immigrated to Canada from the Philippines last June 2020. He is currently a Change Advisor at the BC Liquor Distribution Branch.  He is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion and he is also an active volunteer with immigrant social services, coaching and helping immigrants like himself navigate the Canadian job market.
 
 
 

 
 
Please pre-register.  You will receive a confirmation immediately and the details about how to access the Zoom call will be sent to you via a calendar invite from Emmalee Gummer by the end of the business day before.
 
Location:
This CAN Roundtable is offered online through Zoom.

Time:
5:00 - 6:00pm Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver)
4:00 - 5:00pm Yukon Standard Time (Whitehorse) 

Questions:
  • Questions about registrations can be directed to Emmalee Gummer, Member Relations Coordinator, Vancouver Island
  • Questions about this roundtable can be directed to Carolyne Taylor, Member Relations Manager, Vancouver Island
 
 
Registration Deadline - December 10th, 2021 - 3pm   Registration Fee
CPHR Member   Included in Membership
General Member   Included in Membership
Student/Retired Member   Included in Membership
Non-Member   Members only