Smart Finish Conference Session Details

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Smart Finish Conference Session Details

Beyond the Bachelor: Exploring Further Education - Brock's Graduate Studies and MBA Programs
Have you considered furthering your education at Brock? This may be the time to do so. Representatives from the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Faculty of Business MBA program are on hand to discuss the 41 programs (and the options within!) that we have available. These options include course-based and research-based programs; co-op opportunities and full-time and part-time studies. We will also discuss funding of graduate students, obtaining professional business designations and the advantages that a graduate degree has to your future. Take this opportunity to ask questions, speak with Brock representatives and discover opportunities that you may not have considered yet!
Presented by: Ellyse Winters, Graduate Studies and Laurie Redford from The Goodman School, MBA Program


Resumes Do's & Don'ts: How to Stand Out
The focus of this session will be how to stand out as a candidate on your resume, HR Recruiters “Pet Peeves” will be discussed regarding the resumes they receive, and the basic Do’s and Don’ts of Resumes”. Samples of good and not so good resumes will be s presented. Presentation will be facilitated by Paddi Riopelle, a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), with over 24 years of experience, Paddi apprenticed in Human Resources with National Defense in Ottawa and London. Prior to founding HR Off-Site, she worked in progressively senior HR positions in the public, not-for-profit and private sectors.
Presenter: Paddi Riopelle, Founder of HR Off-Site

Speed Networking Event
Here's your chance to practice your networking skills in a structured, group format! In small groups, you'll have a chance to move around the room and chat with a variety of alumni and industry professionals, who will ask questions and lead the discussion in a stress-free, relaxed format.
Facilitated by: The Goodman School of Business, MBA Program

How Did They Get There? An Alumni Panel Discussion
Choosing a career path can be hard. Come listen to Brock graduates talk about their personal education/ career paths and industry experience. Panelists will discuss industry trends and advise students on strategies for getting a job in their chosen field.

Panelists: TBA

Don't Push the Panic Button: Strategies for Managing Interview Insanity 
This session will feature professionals working in the field of human resources and recruitment.  These experts will provide the “inside scoop” on how different industries recruit.  Panelists will talk about their interviewing experiences, common interview questions and questions candidates struggle with.  Participants will leave this session with a better understanding of how to succeed in the interview process.

Panelist: TBA

Interview Panel Moderator: TBA