How To Navigate Your Career During COVID-19

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm PDT

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It's critical now more than ever, at any stage of your career from a new graduate to executive level, to continue to look for work and stay connected during these unprecedented times. Join our esteemed panel of UBC Sauder alumni for a conversation about what you can do to manage your career as we move through the unknown.   

Key takeaways:

  • How to manage your career during the COVID crisis
  • Tips for job search strategies & networking
  • Positioning yourself for success
  • Changes a job-seeker may be facing in the current market

**This webinar is suitable for alumni ranging from a new grad to executive level.

Moderator: Jeff Kroeker, MBA, FCPA, FCMA

Jeff Kroeker has been with UBC Sauder School of Business since 1998 and is currently Faculty, Accounting and Information Systems Department and Director, Sauder Social Entrepreneurship teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is well respected and connected within our alumni community.  

UBC Sauder Alumni Panelists:

Brent Cameron, MBA; Managing Partner at Boyden, Vancouver, Canada

Since 2014, UBC Sauder Alumnus Brent Cameron (MBA ’06) has served as Office Managing Partner of Boyden’s Vancouver office. With a team of 30, the Vancouver office has been servicing clients in Western Canada for 50 years, conducting CEO and executive-level recruitments for public and private sectors, and not-for-profit clients. Since joining the firm in 2001, Brent has conducted hundreds of executive recruitments in a broad array of functions, including Board positions, human resources, marketing/communications, IT, finance, post-secondary administration, and general management.

Sascha Neth, MBA: Senior Manager Talent Acquisition at Doctolib, Berlin, Germany

After completing her MBA at UBC Sauder in 2012, Sascha Neth pivoted to a career in Executive Recruiting after a few years of managing global marketing programs in Europe. Wanting to pursue Recruiting, Sascha joined Korn Ferry as a Senior Recruiter for the North American Technology sector and was quickly promoted to a Managing Consultant. In 2017, Sascha relocated to Berlin to join Wayfair. She is currently working at Doctolib to build the Sales Recruiting team and function. Sascha loves to travel, has lived in capital cities across Europe and North America, and can't wait to get out of her flat to start exploring new destinations again!

Salina Dharamsi, BCom, CPA, CA, MPAcc, CSR-P, CPHR, SHRM-CP; Campus Talent Acquisition Leader at PwC, Calgary, Canada

Award-winning UBC Sauder Alumna Salina Dharamsi (BCom ’13) leads the PwC Canada’s Campus Talent Acquisition function and is responsible for campus strategy, delivery, and onboarding for 950+ hires a year. She is an avid traveller and philanthropist, and has participated in service projects around the world. Salina received multiple awards and medals, including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the British Columbia Community Achievement Award, and was featured on the front page of The Province for her passion for changing the world. She is also featured in the CPA profession’s new national brand campaign, “This is the new face of CPA.” 

Yoyo Eto, MM; Employer and Alumni Engagement Advisor at UBC

UBC Alumna Yoyo Eto (BA ’12, MM ‘14) started her career in retail as an Executive Team Leader at Target until the company ceased operations in Canada. Finding herself at a crossroads, Yoyo pivoted and started working at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, helping alumni and visitors connect back and discover UBC. Since returning to her alma mater as an employee, Yoyo has worked at the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers in Workplace Learning and is currently working as an Employer and Alumni Engagement Advisor, connecting students to employers and alumni for their recruiting and mentorship needs.

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