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加拿大中国专业人士协会(CPAC)近日宣布:旨在帮助海外背景的专业人士(ITPs)在职业及专业上得以发展的专业盛会,第十五届CPAC“专业人士日”暨招聘会将于9月24日在Armenian Youth Centre举行。CPAC“专业人士日”历经十五年的沉淀,已成为整个大多地区在帮助移民专业人士职业以及就业发展方面最大规模的活动之一,每年都吸引了逾千名专业人士的参加。

今年大会的开场主题演讲嘉宾为Foresters Financial公司的人力资源副总裁Carl Haim先生,他将从文化的角度讲解如何控制和处理职场冲突,并结合真实案例为雇主和雇员双方提供行之有效的解决方案。Haim先生曾在多家知名企业担任人力资源高管,他三十多年的工作经验将为参会者带来多方面的启迪。

本届CPAC“专业人士日”的职业发展专题讲座部分将分两场、八个题目,包括“如何基于你的教育背景探索职业发展”、“如何找政府工”、“助力你的创业之路”以及“社交技巧与禁忌”等。

CPAC“专业人士日”的另一个重要内容是现场招聘会与展会,来自各个行业的雇主包括多伦多市政府、道明加拿大信托、普华永道、加拿大军队、永明金融等。参展商还包括就业服务机构,为参会者找工、发展提供现场咨询;还有部分专上教育机构,为参会者提供职业搭桥培训及职业证书课程等资讯。

“‘专业人士日’是我们帮助移民专业人士融入社会并发展成为社区建设中坚力量的途径之一。它填补了海外背景的专业人士想深入了解如何在加拿大寻求职业发展的需求缺口,也为连接当地雇主、职业发展服务机构与移民社区搭建了一个专业平台,” CPAC会长杨静女士说。

CPAC感谢各赞助商对本届“专业人士日”的大力支持,特别是主题赞助商、安省注册会计师协会(CPA Ontario)与铂金赞助商道明加拿大信托(TD Canada Trust)的支持。安省注册会计师协会连续多年赞助CPAC“专业人士日”活动,其招生经理Carmen Jacques女士说:“CPA Ontario深知海外受训的专业人士来到加拿大所面对的挑战。CPAC‘专业人士日’这样的活动对帮助他们在新的国度成功立足是非常必要的。我们很自豪作为这一活动主题赞助,支持CPAC提供各种服务项目,协助他们顺利过渡、获得成功。”

第十五届“CPAC专业人士日”已正式开始接受报名,CPAC会员免费参加(需提前致电CPAC办公室416-298-7885, 分机101获注册免费码),非会员$5(含午餐)。为避免现场排队拥挤以及方便主办方安排午餐,会员及非会员均需登录活动网站:https://www.cpac-canada.ca/2016jobfair/ 提前报名现场报名(CPAC会员及非会员)均需现金支付$5入场费!

第十五届CPAC专业人士日安排如下:

日 期:2016年9月24日 星期六

时 间:上午10点半时到下午4点

地 点:Armenian Youth Centre (50 Hallcrown Place, Toronto, ON M2J 1P6)

报 名:https://www.cpac-canada.ca/2016jobfair/

咨 询:416-298-7885, 分机101

CPAC Professionals Day

 

What: Job fair and career development conference
When: Saturday, September 24, 11am – 4pm
Where: Armenian Youth Centre of Toronto, 50 Hallcrown Pl, North York, ON M2J 1P6
Cost: $5 for General Public. Lunch is included (subject to availability).

The 15th annual CPAC Professionals Day is near! This is the largest career development events for professionally trained immigrants in the city attended by internationally trained professionals, employers, and service providers from a wide range of industries across the GTA. The day will be filled with informative and practical workshops to help professionals develop new skills, gain further access to various careers, and stand out in their organizations.

OPENING KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Professionals Day will open with a keynote presentation by CARL HAIM, Assistant Vice-President, Human Resources Consulting at Foresters Financial. Mr. Haim will be speaking on managing and resolving workplace conflict from a cultural perspective, providing real examples and practical solutions for employers and employees. Mr. Haim has worked for over thirty years as a senior generalist in Human Resources in organizations such as London Life, Deloitte Consulting, and TD Insurance Home and Auto.  Mr. Haim is also a part-time Adult Instructor at Seneca College for in-class and online Business Management & Organizational Behaviour courses.

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Closing the 2016 Professionals Day will be LINDA MACKAY, Senior Vice President, Branch Banking at TD Canada Trust. Linda recently took on the leadership of the Greater Toronto Region which includes 257 branches and 5,650 TD Teammates. Ms. Mackay will be imparting her experience about leadership to our audience.

EXHIBIT HALL

If you’re on the job hunt, make sure to bring your resume! The exhibition area will feature employers looking to hire trained immigrants and young professionals. Some of the organizations who will be at Professionals Day to hire talent include the City of Toronto, TD Canada Trust, PwC, Bell Canada, Canada Revenue Agency, RBC, Evertz Microsystems, the Canadian Forces, Sun Life Financial, Investors Group, Eventpick, and PostBeyond.

Professionals Day will also feature many professional service providers to help with your career development. There will also be a resume critique booth on site. Those looking for bridging or gateway programs to gain new credentials can visit our numerous education booths to learn more about continuing education.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Working for the City of Toronto
Jennifer Targonsky, Senior HR Consultant, Diversity & Next Generation Recruitment Programs at the City of Toronto, will provide tips on applying for jobs with the city.

Exploring Alternative Career Pathways: Differentiating your Skill Set in the Modern Market
Much of the skills and knowledge you’ve gained from previous work experience is more transferable than you think! Join Ivan Tsarynny, CEO of PostBeyond, to learn about his path from working in IT to building a high-growth, venture-backed tech company. Ivan will break down some of the traditional ideas around career development to demonstrate how you can grow your skill sets, consider alternative pathways beyond your professional training, and branch out towards new opportunities, regardless of your educational and professional background.

Make Your Own Path and Tell Your Own Story: Cultivating a Personal Brand
In order to be competitive in today’s job market, it is important to develop a personal brand that employers and clients can engage with. Leyla Razeghi currently works as a brand consultant in Toronto and she will share her experiences as an immigrant establishing herself in a corporate and entrepreneurial role. Drawing from her own personal and work culture, Leyla will identify areas that can help you tell your own story and better engage your networks.

Challenges Women Face in the Workplace
Four successful female professionals will discuss issues and challenges women face in the workplace, both in the corporate and non-profit world. Audiences can learn about the barriers and mobility women face, the differences for women in professional networking. and what mechanisms are in place to address and remedy these issues.

Networking Do’s and Don’ts
Mauricio Ospina has a lot of experience in effective networking, having built a strong foundation for the Hispanic community with the Canadian Hispanic Business Alliance and growing their presence in Canada. Here he will demonstrate tips on REAL networking, New York style! Find out how to go to industry events for free, how to become the “best friend” of the potential employer, and gain access to free databases of Canadian companies.

Dress for Success with Gotstyle
Join Konstantine Malishevski of Gotstyle in this workshop where he and his stylists will give some wardrobe tips that will turn heads. They will explain the do’s and don’t on how to dress for the interview and in the professional environment.

Acing Behavioural Interviews with TD Canada Trust
Two of the most important subjects in the job interview process is often ignored: Behavioural Focused Interview (BFI) and Soft Skills. Becky Jiao and Rachael Wong of TD Canada Trust will demonstrate how you can distinguish yourself and succeed in job interviews and your careers.

 

SCHEDULE

10:00am – Registration (register online before the event to skip the long lineups!)

11:00am – Opening Keynote: Managing Workplace Conflict
Presented by Carl Haim, Assistant Vice-President, Human Resources Consulting at Foresters Financial

1:00pm – Breakout Session I
– Exploring Alternative Career Pathways: Differentiating your Skill Set in the Modern Market with Ivan Tsarynny, CEO of PostBeyond
– Dress for Success with Konstantine Malishevski, Gotstyle
– Acing Behavioural Interviews with Rachael Wong, District Vice President, Markham, TD Canada Trust

2:15pm – Breakout Session II
– Working for the City of Toronto with Jennifer Targonsky, Senior HR Consultant at the City of Toronto
– Cultivating a Personal Brand: Make Your Own Path and Tell Your Own Story with Leyla Razeghi
– Challenges Women Face in the Workplace with CPA Ontario. Moderated by Carmen Jacques featuring Alison Lam (AeroCare International), Camara Chambers (Volunteer Toronto), and Laura Pacheco
– Networking Do’s and Don’ts with Mauricio Ospina, Director of the Canadian Hispanic Business Association

3:30pm – Closing Keynote: Tips on Career Success
Presented by Linda MacKay, Senior Vice President Branch Banking, TD Canada Trust

 

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