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#eventrecap – HRNOW Part l: The Keynote

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Our Fall signature event, HR NOW, took place last Wednesday October 30th. We had the pleasure to invite speakers like Matt Brown from Credential Financial, Julie Wong from Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP, Patrick Doyle from Teck Resources Ltd., Agata Zasada from HootSuite, and Valerie Molloy from WorkSafe BC join us for an evening filled […]

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#waybackwednesday – Recruitment 101 Recap

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“Being a recruiter is so rewarding,” said Michael Dha, Managing Director of STRIVE Recruitment, “you get to change someone’s life by placing them into a role they can grow into.” As the first of many workshops to come, HRSA’s Recruitment 101 workshop invited special guests from various recruitment firms, including Michael Dha of STRIVE Recruitment, […]

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Recap of the Summer Meet & Greet

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The HRSA Exec team of 2013-2014 recently held their first event, “Meet & Greet”, on July 18th. There were many familiar faces and students who came from different clubs in the Beedie Community to support us. Many people showed up early to mingle with each other. The first activity that the attendees had to do […]

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Recap of Networking 101

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On February 27th, HRSA hosted Networking 101 to inform students on how to make a lasting impression when interacting with business professionals. Our guest speaker, Anda Prunianu, GVA Campus Recruiter for Deloitte, provided valuable tips on dress codes, networking etiquette, social media, and follow-ups with the professionals you meet at networking events. I realized the […]

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Where You Can Earn More Than Money

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As a previous Communications major, I was neither aware that Business clubs existed, nor was I aware of out-of-classroom learning opportunities such as case competitions and writing mentoring. In fact, I was only vaguely familiar with the idea of the co-op positions or internships.  Fortunately, I finally understood the importance of getting involved in university, […]

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The Strategic Importance of Recruitment

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Ever wondered what recruitment is, what the recruitment process entails, and why it is vital to every organization? Human talent is the world’s most sought-after commodity and the process of searching and attracting this commodity is at the heart of every organization. Recruitment is “the process of searching out and attracting qualified job applicants, which […]

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BCHRMA Info Session: Changes to the CHRP

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On October 16, our organization hosted a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) information session to address the recent changes occurring to the designation. We invited Patrick Florencio, the Post Secondary Liaison from the British Columbia Human Resource Management Association (BCHRMA), to speak about: his organization, the resources it provides, the changes to the CHRP designation, […]