Webinars Archive

March 2019

Thu
21
Mar
Webinar
A Moving Target: Navigating Work Life Change Proactively
Valerie G. Ward

Whether we are new graduates or seasoned professionals, the accelerating pace of labour market change presents significant challenges for many of us. Managing work life transitions and finding the next promising opportunity can sometimes feel like a daunting and elusive pursuit. With Canadians predicted to face work life changes every two years and new types of work continually emerging, how can we position ourselves to build effectively on our existing knowledge and skills and proactively take charge of our work lives?

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February 2019

Wed
20
Feb
Webinar
From Elevator to Appetizers
Ivan Wanis Ruiz

Value statements are important because they let others know how you differentiate yourself in a unique way. There are a lot of people with experience and with the ‘extra cheese’ but a value statement is what you have above and beyond that. This webinar will introduce a new approach to pitching oneself to others and will focus on techniques to create your own unique value statement so your pitch creates more interest, thus igniting rich conversations.

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January 2019

Tue
29
Jan
Webinar
5 Things to Avoid on Your Resume
Nicolle Browne

Recruiters scan resumes for an average of ten seconds before they put them in a "yes" or "no" pile. This webinar will explore five common blunders that can send your resume straight to the "no" pile and derail your job search. Join Nicolle Browne to learn how to increase your chances of getting an interview by fixing these mistakes and making your resume more impactful. 

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November 2018

Wed
07
Nov
Webinar
Part 2: The Future of Distributed Trust

Some believe that blockchain will be like the next internet, revolutionizing the way we run businesses, markets, governments, and manage data. Building on the foundations of the first webinar, Dr. Seidel and Dr. Rowell will be discussing how blockchain could disrupt existing businesses and industries, lead to new ways of organizing and creating assets and markets, and what this means for established companies.  Both will also share what current research they are involved in and the educational initiatives being conducted at UBC. 

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October 2018

Tue
23
Oct
Webinar
Part 1: What is Blockchain, and When is it Useful?
Chris Rowell, Ph.D.

With all the buzz about cryptocurrencies, Dr. Rowell will dissect the basic features and capabilities of blockchain technologies.  He will explain how it is currently being used to enhance established organizational processes and how your business may benefit.

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July 2018

Wed
04
Jul
Webinar
Introduction to EQ & the Emotional Capital Report
Kristine Thody, CPCC

Are you looking to build or strengthen your leadership potential? 

How much of an impact does emotional intelligence have on your professional growth? A great deal! According to research, 66% of job success is attributed to EQ and the potential to earn $29,000 more.

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