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Extending Your Reach: Training, Working, and Collaborating with Virtual

Technologies (webinar)

April 18, 2018
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Presenter: Deirdre Pickerell, Life Strategies Ltd.

Emerging technologies facilitate working from remote and de-centralized locations. Bring in subject matter expertise, provide training, and host team meetings without travel. Enhance productivity, strengthen engagement, and offer your team the flexibility they need to effectively integrate complex life roles and responsibilities. Join this webinar to explore how virtual technologies can also expand work opportunities, build strategic partnerships, and foster solid professional relationships with very limited "face time." Hear inspiring case examples and examine the joys/challenges of working virtually. Leave with practical tips for managing staff and projects in an increasingly interconnected virtual world.

In this presentation, you will:
  • Understand how providing flexible work schedules/structures to staff can improve engagement, performance, and satisfaction
  • Learn how technology can support working virtually within your organization
  • Explore strategies for blending traditional face-to-face meetings and training sessions with web-based technologies
Who should attend:
  • HR practitioners interested in embedding virtual technologies within their organization.
Format: Online - Live Webinar
Time: Log-in: 9:15 - 9:30am (PST); Presentation: 9:30am - 11:00am (PST)

All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session.

Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar. Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to
Note: If you have not received your login access information the day prior to the webinar date, or for inquiries regarding online workshops, please email or call 604.684.7228.

About the presenter:

Deirdre Pickerell Dr. Deirdre Pickerell, CPHR, currently serves as Vice-President of Life Strategies Ltd and Dean of Academics at Yorkville University’s British Columbia Campus; to her work she brings 25 years of experience as a career development specialist, educator, manager, and human resource professional. Based in BC’s Fraser Valley, Deirdre has extended her reach through the effective use of virtual technologies – from co-authoring papers, conducting research, and planning for presentations through to developing, launching, and managing several online education programs. In recognition of her work, Deirdre has been honoured to receive the 2014 Stu Conger Award for Leadership in Career Development and Career Counselling and the 2006 CPHR BC & Yukon Award of Excellence.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Rate
(by April 6th)

Regular Rate
(by April 13th)







Student & Retired Member



CPD hours
1.5 • Workforce Planning & Talent Management
All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714
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