Learn How 2 Get Hired! Workshop & Pitch Night

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Date(s) - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location
QE Park Cultural & Community Centre

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Learn How 2 Get Hired! Workshop & Pitch Night
Are you a Halton student between 15 and 20 years of age?
Would you like to learn about work opportunities available in the Technology sector? Would you like to know what companies look for in candidates and how they hire?

We’ve got a great 2 night program to help you learn how to get hired!

What You’ll Get Out Of 2 Packed Nights
LEARN what job opportunities are available in the tech sector (hint: definitely not all coding jobs)
UNDERSTAND how companies review resumes – and what makes them pay attention
GET clear guidance on how to network – both in person and on social media
LEARN how to create your unique pitch and practice delivering it to Halton tech companies in a comfortable environment
GROW your network with local tech companies that hire and meet peers that you could work with on interesting projects

How It Works – 5 Simple Steps

  1. REGISTER for the event
  2. SET UP A LINKEDIN ACCOUNT – instructions here >
  3. ATTEND THE WORKSHOP NIGHT
    May 10, 2017 | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. 5 speakers will cover the topics above, and then there will be one hour of Q&A. You’ll get to choose which speaker you wish to go spend time with for Q&A
  4. CREATE YOUR PITCH – between May 10 and May 17
  5. ATTEND THE PITCH YOURSELF NIGHT
    May 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. All workshop participants will pitch themselves to Halton companies in a comfortable environment. You may get a summer placement at one of the companies if your skills match their needs. You’ll also get feedback on what was good and if there are any areas for improvement.
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