Over 30 Institutions to Attend May 31st Job Fair, Including CRA, BMO, CSIS, Bell and Samtack
CPAC Professionals Day 2014, a career development conference and job fair for immigrant professionals in the GTA, will be held on May 31 at Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel.
Continuing the decade-long success of this event, the 13th CPAC Professionals Day will bring a new lineup of speakers, employers and service providers and will be held in an upscale facility to match the profile of this event. The one-day event features a keynote speaker and 10 breakout sessions on various career related topics. Close to 50 employers and service providers from various sectors and industries will participate in the Job Fair/Marketplace, bringing in a wide range of employment opportunities or promoting their programs and services to the participants.
Royson Ng, President of Samtack Inc., will be the keynote speaker for Professionals Day 2014. Mr. Ng will share with the audience his story of success. Born and raised in Malaysia, he came to Canada in 1991 and started his career with various entry level jobs before joining Samtrack. Under his leadership, the company has grown to be a leading distributor of personal computers, consumer electronics, dry food and health & beauty products and have such big name mass merchant clients as Best Buy, Canadian Tire, Office Depot, Staples and Wal-Mart. Mr. Ng attributes the success of the company to its employees, most of whom are immigrants.
Among the topics of the breakout sessions, “Career Options for Young Professionals” and “Youth Success Stories” will be of interest to young immigrants and university graduates. Popular sessions such as “Career Opportunities with government”, “Strategies to succeed in behavioral job interviews” will continue to attract big crowds. Again, speakers come from various sectors including government agencies, educational institutions, training and career development service providers, community agencies, employers and sponsors.
Close to 50 employers and service providers from various sectors and industries will participate in the Job Fair/Marketplace, bringing in a wide range of employment opportunities or promoting their programs and services to the participants.
Up till now, over 30 institutions have registered for the event. They are:
- Bank of Montreal
- Canada Revenue Agency
- Canadian Security Intelligence Service
- Correctional Service of Canada
- Toronto Police Service
- Bell Canada
- Manulife Bank
- Manulife Toronto Asia Centre
- Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network
- Heritage Education Funds
- Sun Life Financial
- Leivaire Inc./Tweebaa Inc.
- Kognitive Marketing Inc.
- YTB Travel Network of Canada
- Action Business Management
- TD Insurance Meloche Monnex
- Street Capital Financial Corporation
- Seneca Workforce Skills Centre
- Centennial College
- Centre for Business, George Brown College
- Enterprise Toronto, City of Toronto
- IFSE Institute
- Canadian Securities Institute/Moody’s Analytics
- Job Skills
- ACCES Employment Services
- Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology
- Malvern Employment & Social Services
- Freedom Lunch
- WelcomePack Canada
- Toastmasters CPAC Club
- CPACCPAC Resume Clinic
- More to come…
(Note: Listed not in particular order.)
Professional Day 2014 is open to the public. Admission is free. Online registration is available at cpac2014pday.eventbrite.com .Registrants can redeem their confirmation for lunch at the event.
Details of the event are as follows:
Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Sheraton Parkway Toronto North (600 HWY-7 E Richmond Hill, Ontario)
Register at: cpac2014pday.eventbrite.com
Enquiries: 416-298-7885 Ext. 101