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Chapter PD: Career Planning and Interview Skills Workshop

July 7, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

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2016 Burnaby/New Westminister Chapter Career Planning and Interview Skills Work Shop Event

Date: Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time: 6:15pm Registration; 6:30pm Reception; Presentation and Q&A starts at 7:30pm
Location: Edmonds Community Center, Room 202 (second floor), 7433 Edmonds Street, Burnaby, BC.
Who: CPABC Members and Students
Level: General
Cost: $10.00 + GST
To Register Register Here


Presentation and  Q&A (1 verifiable CPD)
Reception with delicious appetizers & refreshments, networking, and door prizes

CPABC Burnaby / New Westminster Chapter invites ALL CPA members and students in the Lower Mainland to attend the Chapter Career Planning Workshop. In this workshop you will learn:

Whose hiring and the current trends:

  • How does your CPA designation improve your career from an employer’s perspective
  • Salary  expectations
  • What makes a top candidate
  • Current employment opportunities
  • Resume preparation
  • Interview skills

Benefits of Attending this workshop:

  • The Secret ingredient on job hunting strategies
  • Develop and refine your career path and goals  – short-term and long-term
  • Opportunity to ask questions during  Q&A session
  • How to improve your resume (feel free to bring a copy of your most current resume)
  • Consultation opportunities during workshop
  • Networking opportunities
  • Get a free copy of “DNA of a CFO”

Speakers’ Biography:

Megan Simpson, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Hays

Megan Simpson has been recruiting with Hays Canada since 2013, with a focus on accounting and finance. She takes a consultative approach to understanding her clients’ needs and specializes in looking beyond the resume to find candidates with not only the skill sets required, but also the soft skills and proven ability to drive results.

Hays Canada recruits for more than 20 functions, from eight offices and makes 2500 permanent placements a year, as well as providing temporary and contract staff to ensure Canadian companies have the contingent workforce required to achieve business objectives.


Registration for this event:

Your $10 fee includes: Reception of delicious refreshment & appetizers
Presentation (1 verifiable CPD), Networking Opportunity and Door Prizes

Please note Chapter events are not eligible for the CPABC Passport. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please also kindly note that we do not accept payments in cash at the registration desk.


Edmonds Community Center
7433 Edmonds Street
Burnaby, V3N 1B1 Canada
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