Business Administration and Tourism and Hospitality Management Career Week
Work and Careers in the Non-Profit Sector Monday October 30th 10:30am to 11:45am
Have you ever thought of working for a nonprofit organization? There are an estimated 171,000 nonprofit sector organizations in Canada employing over 2 million people. This talk will discuss the work opportunities in this growing, dynamic sector.
Brian Posavad – President & CEO of the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth
Accounting and FinanceMonday October 30th 1:30pm to 2:45pm
Curious about a career in Accounting or Finance? Attend this panel to learn direct from industry professionals about the exciting careers available to you.
Nicholas Bell – Senior Associate, Assurance – Private Company Services, PwC
EntrepreneurshipTuesday October 31st 9:00am to 10:15am
Do you want to own your own business? Hear about the personal experiences of local entrepreneurs and how they achieved success.
Mike Tanner – Freelance Web Developer
Jakki Brierley-Shorrock – Business Strategy & Planning, Marketing, Business Development, Interim Management, ECommerce & Distribution Solutions Specialists
Kristen O’Keefe – Lawyer & Notary Public, O’Keefe Law
MarketingTuesday October 31st 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Are you intrigued by the idea of a job in marketing? Attend this session to learn about what it takes to be successful in marketing.
ManagementWednesday November 1st 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Come to this panel to hear a discussion about potential careers and the skills required to be an effective Manager in various types of organizations.
Kristin Williams – President & CEO, Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia
Heather Gojanovich – Retail Store Manager, RBC, Royal Bank
Jim Hepworth – Director of Community Programs and Corporate Services, Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
Michelle Thomason – Director, Organizational Health & Professional Services, Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Province of Nova Scotia
Strategic Human Resource ManagementWednesday November 1st 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Curious about the functions of human resources with in the modern organization? Attend this panel to hear direct from experts in the field.
Sadie Harvey – Human Resources Generalist, Marriott
April Howe – CCC, Partner and Practice Leader, Career Transition, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, Human Capital Solutions
Bev McCann – Talent Delivery Manager, Randstad Sourceright: Global Talent Acquisition & Management
Bimla Rana – Human Resources Coordinator, Hampton Inn by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton
Kevin Richardson – Director of People Resources, Delta
Tourism and Hospitality ManagementThursday November 2nd 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Attend this event to learn about the many careers available to you in the growing field of Tourism and Hospitality Management.
Katheryn Elson – Director of Sales, Hampton Inn & Suites Dartmouth
Sarah Burden – Operations Assistant, Atlantic Tours
Adam Bower – Owner and General Manager, Grand Banker Bar & Grill and Brigantine Inn
Max Rastelli – Owner, Segway Nova Scotia