Commerce Job Expo 2021 | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Commerce Job Expo 2021

Date and Time

Location

Online via the Symplicity virtual platform

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Commerce Job Expo 2021

Date: Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Virtual platform powered by Symplicity

The Business Career Development Centre is pleased to invite you to our LARGEST winter semester recruiting event for students with an interest in pursuing careers in Business.

WHY ATTEND?
  • Meet face-to-face for one-on-one or group virtual chat session with prospective employers from multiple organizations from all majors.
  • Hear about new grad, summer & co-op opportunities available within your grasp.
  • Build your own professional profile & share your resume with recruiters.
  • Be able to view company profiles & links to job postings ahead of time.
  • Access the events from anywhere - from the comfort of your home, for FREE!

Create your profile, upload your resume, and meet representatives 1:1 or in larger group chats.

ATTENDING EMPLOYERS:

  • Altus Group
  • Blue Mountain Resort
  • Bristol Capital Management
  • CBRE
  • Cobble Beach Golf Links
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Cintas
  • ClubLink Corporation
  • CPA Ontario
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • First Capital REIT
  • Highland Pines Campground
  • Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits
  • Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
  • Nour Private Wealth
  • PepsiCo Foods Canada
  • Piping Rock Club
  • Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
  • Marriott International
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Sparkling Hill Resort
  • The Westin Resort & Spa Whistler

This winter, the event will be in collaboration with the School of Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management (HFTM), and will be held virtually via an online platform, Symplicity. Don’t worry -we have LOTS of resources to help you navigate the online platform and the event.

HOW TO REGISTER:
Step 1: Visit the virtual event platform events page
Step 2:   Click on I want to attend: As a Job Seeker
Step 3:   Login using your U of G central login and password
Step 4:   Select the ‘Commerce Job Expo’ under Upcoming Events

Step 5:   Click the red Attend button

HOW TO PREPARE:
  1. Complete your profile as completely and accurately as possible.
  2. Upload a recent PDF copy of your resume under the "My Documents" section of your profile. (See our CourseLink resource portal for resume resources including templates) 

  3. For Resume Critiquing prior to the event, book an appointment with a Peer Helper or Career Advisor via ExperienceGuelph.ca.
  4. If you have an active LinkedIn account, add the link for employers to view ahead of time.
  5. Before the fair, mark your favorite employers by clicking on the Interested star icon, so that they will display at the top of your list so you can chat with them the day of.​​​​​​
  6. Attend virtual workshops hosted by the Business Career Development Centre.
  • See the BCDC events calendar for prep and follow-up career sessions for the Expo **Some topics may include: How to approach & introduce yourself to employers, great questions to ask, and how to navigate the Symplicity virtual platfor

Navigating the Virtual Career Event Platform

Once you sign up and log in to your account on Symplicity, on the left hand screen you will see ‘Resources’ and ‘Resource Library’ right below. Here you can find great articles and other videos to guide you through the events:

Experience Guelph Events General Overview VideoHere is a sneak peek at one of the videos you have access to that we created to help guide you through navigating the events

 

About the Business Career Development Centre

The Business Career Development Centre (BCDC) offers tailored career support to business students at the University of Guelph. The BCDC provides access to workshops, events and services including mentoring and networking opportunities, one-on-one career coaching, and assistance building your professional online presence. The BCDC strives to ensure the legitimacy of external events and workshops posted we promote to students. As a participant in any event or workshop, we encourage you to exercise due diligence, and research the integrity of the organization(s) prior to attending. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office.

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