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Career Workshop: LinkedIn Lab – Bring your Laptop! For Commerce Students

Are you using LinkedIn effectively when it comes to social networking and promoting your value as part of a job search?  Participate in this hands-on workshop to learn strategies on how to enhance your profile, network effectively and maximize your presence on this powerful networking tool! This workshop is held for BCOMM students only A minimum of 6 students is required in order to run the workshop. Students will be notified via email if the workshop is cancelled due to low registration numbers.

Business Careers Open House

You are invited to attend the Business Careers Open House, our largest signature recruitment event for students with an interest in pursuing careers in business. Are you seeking new grad, summer internship or co-op opportunities? Then this Open House is for you! Students from all disciplines and across all semester levels are welcome to network with over 100 employers from the business sector!  Why attend the Business Careers Open House:

MBA/MA Leadership Information Session

Learn more about our MBA and MA Leadership programs at the University of Guelph by attending one of our upcoming information sessions. Register today for your opportunity to connect with our admission advisors, faculty and alumni to learn more about the program, career development, admissions and financing.
Startup Eat up September 24

Startup Eat up - The Side Hustle

Join CBaSE for their first Startup Eat Up of the year featuring Rishi Sethi, Business Development Manager at Amico Diagnostic Corporation and Co-founder at SutureOut! Rishi will be sharing his experience of having a side hustle, while showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit and passion for healthcare. Come on out to learn, ask questions, and enjoy free pizza!  Please register for this event on Eventbrite (so we know how much pizza to order)! Registration is online.

Prud'homme Beer Certification - Level 1 Beer Enthusiast - Application Deadline

This introductory course in beer education is designed for participants interested in furthering their knowledge and interest in beer. The focus will be on brewing ingredients and processes, tasting concepts, pouring and serving concepts (including an introduction to draught systems) and food and beer pairings. The course starts on October 14th and will run for 4 weeks on Sunday's. The deadline to apply is September 26th.

THRIVE Thursday Talks: Financial Well-being

Graduate students in the College of Business and Economics are invited to a talk over the lunch-hour that focuses on financial well-being and how graduate students can get a handle on their finances. The talk is the first of 8 THRIVE Thursday Talks that will happen throughout the year. The talk takes place in MINS 207 from 11:45am to 1:00pm and lunch will be provided. THRIVE Thursday Talks is a new program geared toward all CBE graduate students. Each month there will be a one-hour talk over lunch that looks at one of the 8 aspects of wellness.

Sleep Workshop

Does it take a long time to fall asleep (or back to sleep)? Is your mind RACING in bed?   Let's talk about sleep. Sleep impacts learning and performance! Discover what sleep researchers recommend as the most effective drug-free strategies to get better, restful sleep.  (Yes, it's true that long term use of sleeping pills changes your sleep structure and generates insomnia!) Find out how to :      *  Calm a busy brain

Coaching For Performance Workshop

Weekend Workshop with Kathleen Redmond, Master Certified Coach, Author and Instructor. Kathleen will instruct you coaching for performance and leading with character. You will leave this weekend workshop with practical tools and tips that will strengthen your leadership skills. Coaching others is a significant and practical tool for ensuring proper ownership and accountability.Learn to connect, energize and engage in your workplace for powerful results. Learning sessions:

Tactics and Strategies for Project and Task Management Workshop

Overwhelmed with group projects AND your own assignments? We can help!!As a B.Comm. student, you may be juggling many group projects and individual tasks throughout the semester. In this workshop, we'll look at some of the key principles of effective project management and discuss how you can use these principles to help you manage your projects and tasks. We'll identify concrete strategies and tools to help you manage a busy workload effectively and efficiently. 

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