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Wednesday, January 27 • 15:30 - 16:30
Looking into the Future: What Students Need to Know Before Working in the Career Development Field

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The world of work is changing rapidly and new careers are emerging to meet the needs of the current labour market. If you are a student who is studying career development or thinking about transitioning into the field, it is essential to understand the role of career professionals. Join career leaders from community employment agencies, post-secondary career centres and private sector transition firms for a discussion on the current labour market, job searching skills required, how to get hired and what skillsets you need to move into the career development profession.

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Patricia Salmon

Chief Executive Officer, JobStart
Patricia Salmon has over a decade of experience in executive roles in Canada and in the United States and has organizational, financial management and stakeholder relationship skills. Patricia's oversight of programming includes employment services for individuals experiencing significant... Read More →
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Cathy Keates

Director, Career Services and Experiential Learning, Queen’s University
Cathy Keates is the Director of Career Services and Experiential Learning at Queen’s University. Her portfolio includes leading and delivering services and resources for student career development and experiential learning, such as the Queen’s University Internship Program and... Read More →
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Barbara Wilson

Career Development Consultant, Thrive Career Consulting
Barbara Wilson is a career development and learning professional with a 20-year track record of improving individual capability, and helping teams and organizations achieve their objectives. Barbara served as the Director of Career Development at CIBC, where she led the development... Read More →


Wednesday January 27, 2021 15:30 - 16:30 EST