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Jane Enright
J. Enright Consulting and Associates

Developing Your Professional Network

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Nirav Patel
Ontario Power Generation

Preparing Good Electronic Job Applications and Preparing for Interviews

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Lauren Sherwood
UVic student

First-Hand Employment Experience

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Julie Ouellette
Carleton University

Working with Purpose: Having Experience Under Your Belt

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John Huynh
BMO Financial Group

Strategies for Success in the Workplace

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Dr Faisel Saeed
BMO Financial Group

Transitioning from School to Work

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Stephan Borau
Ontario Public Service

Opportunities in the Public Sector

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Kristin Sali
Neil Squire Society

Disability in the Workplace - Effective Accommodation Planning

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Michelle Anne Duguay
New Brunswick Government

Equal Employment Opportunity Program

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Duncan MacAuley
TEAM Work Cooperative

Disclosure and Accommodations - Hand in Hand

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Cliff Yeo & Arlette La Freniere
Canada Safeway Limited

Is It A Job Or Career? What retail employers are looking for

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Chris Wright
Employ-Ability Program, Neil Squire

Get Invited For That First Interview

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Dave Morgan
GT Hiring Solutions

Navigating the Changing Employment System in BC

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Brenda Badgero & Tony Botelho
Career Services, Simon Fraser University

Able to Take Action: Making Your Transition From School to Work

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Jeffrey Zavala
York University

The Skilled Trades and Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and resources for person with disabilities

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Grant Hardy
UBC student

Working While in School

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Kim Darbyshire
Safeway

A Career in Retail?

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James Macaulay
Maximus Canada Employment Services Inc.

Dislcosure of Disability

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Carolina Pineda
McGill University

Chronically Ill, Chronically Busy

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Lyn Joth
Career Services, University of Victoria

Finding Work In Tough Economic Times

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Avril Rinn
ATN Access

Five Things I Wish I Had Known

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Natalie Fougère
NEADS

NEADS Web-Based Employment Resources

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Alona Puehse, Doug Seanor, Andrea Lindsay

Disclosure in the Workplace - A Discussion

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Shari Thompson
University of Saskatchewan

Workin' Your Job Search

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Manon Nadeau
CCRW Employment Services

What You Need to Know About Disclosure and Job Accommodations

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Shari Thompson
University of Saskatchewan

Workin' Your Job Search

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Margaret Clark
Conexus

Preparing for Interviews

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Sylvie Lirette
Université de Moncton

Working towards a successful transition from school to work

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Jeff Summers
Wal-Mart Canada

Preparing for Interviews

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Sarah Stonier
University of New Brunswick

Being Your Own Self Advocate, a Key to Success in the Field of Healthcare

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Melody Choboter
Mount Royal College

Conducting an Effective Job Search

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Pete MacKenzie
Job Options BC

A Head Start on the Competition: Develop your Strengths

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Kamran Nisar
Walmart Canada Corp

Preparing for Interviews - what recruiters look for

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Sarah Stonier
University of New Brunswick

How to be a Self-Advocate

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Donna Doherty Lozon and Donna Smith
Career Edge Organization

Launching Your Career Through an Internship and Asking about Accommodation

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Trina Greer
St. Thomas University

Effective Job Searching!

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Carol Hogarth
BMO Financial Group

Strategies for Success: A Practical Perspective on the Transition from School to Work

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Jenny Plotzki
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work

What you Need to Know About Disclosure and Job Accommodations

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Nora McKellin
MSW, RSW

Steps to Success: The Key to Gaining Access

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Tami Grenon
Service Canada

Journey to Success

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Diane Bergeron
Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities Alberta

Words of Wisdom from First-Hand Experience

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Faisel Saeed
BMO Financial Group

Transitioning Successfully from Academics into the Business World

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Mike Hanson
Victoria Disability Resource Centre

Considerations For Disclosure

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Mona Hill
Regina Work Preparation Centre

My Gift: The Challenges and Joys of a Mature Student and a Social Worker with a Disability

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Barb Vincent
Triumph Vocational Services

What You Need to Know About Disclosure and Job Accommodations

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Vanessa Johnson
CAPS University of Alberta

Finding the Job for You

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Carol Hogarth
BMO Financial Group

Strategies for Success: A Practical Perspective on the Transition from School to Work

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Cindy Mancuso
McGill Career Planning Service

Action Plan: Taking Control of your Future

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Anne Soucy
University of New Brunswick

Effective Job Searching!

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Chris Wright
Neil Squire Society

Branding Resumes

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Tim McIsaac
NEADS

NEADS Web-Based Employment Resources

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Margaret Shalma
NEADS

NEADS Web-Based Employment Resources

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Alexis Chicoine
CTV Store Manager

Pursuing Career Goals: first-hand experience

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Nicole Jacksic
BMO Financial Group

Transitioning From School To Work

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Sharon O’Hara
Wal-Mart Canada

Preparing for Interviews

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Kara Reed
City of Edmonton

Finding the Job for You

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Stephen McDonnell
BMO Financial Group

Transitioning from School to Work

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Cliff Yeo & Pam Anderson
Safeway

Retail: Job or Career?

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Barb Vincent
Triumph Vocational Services

What You Need to Know About Disclosure and Job Accommodations

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Blair Gosselin
GE Canada

The GE Scholar-Leaders Program & Other Networking Opportunities

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Trevor Snow and Michelle Pandith
CCRW

Disclosure and Job Accommodation

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Jeff Preston
University of Western Ontario

Inroads and Impasses: Disability, Education and Employment

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Carrie Anton
Assistive Technology & Accessibility Specialist

What Employers Want

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Randy Bolton
Reaching Equality Employment Services

Demystifying Disclosure and Job Accommodation

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Tami Grenon
Service Canada

The Journey: first-hand employment experience

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Darwin Bender
SaskPower

Working from With-in:

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Stephanie Berry
St. Thomas University

First-Hand Employment Experience

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Donovan Tildesley
UBC Student and National Paralympian Swimmer

Keys to Success in Obtaining Employment

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Simonne Walsh
Champions Career Centre

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Disclosure

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Terry Peach
GE Canada

Preparing for Interviews:

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Jennifer L. Richardson
University of Regina

Student Perspective

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Chris Wright
Neil Squire Society

Value Propositions

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Chris Hornberger,
Halifax-Global-Inc

Exploiting your Personal Network - Who Do You Know?

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Stephen McDonnell
BMO Financial Group

Transitioning from School to Work

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Donnie Ungaro
Okanagan Young Professionals Collective

The Okanagan Young Professionals Collective

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The Honourable David C. Onley
Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Keynote Address

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Nancy Moulday
TD Bank Financial Group

Best of Both Worlds Tips and Stories: My Experience as a Recruitment Manager and as a Person with a Disability

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Bruce Mesman
Accessing Assistive Technology BC

Accessing Assistive Technology BC

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Nancy Blair
The Workbridge

Disclosure and Accommodations - Hand in Hand

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Tammy Thompson
RBC

What Employers Want

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Carol Thiessen
Manitoba Hydro

Best Practices for the Selection Interview

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Shari Thompson
University of Saskatchewan

Workin’ Your Job Search: You have a disability.

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William Ko
BMO Financial Group

Making it Work

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Suzanne Orieux-Koroluk
Wal-Mart Canada

Tips on Preparing for Interviews - what recruiters look for

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Janice Reynolds
Halifax Regional Municipality

Real Life, Real Jobs, Right Here

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Rachael Ross
Ministry of Social Development

Preparing For Interviews And Tips For Success

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Neil Wyper
Tetra Society

Custom Assistive Devices

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Jon Garland
EmployAbilities

Finding the Job for You

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Dayna Spiess
WestJet

Preparing for Intervie

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Heather Korol
Reaching Equality Employment Services

Demystifying Disclosure and Job Accommodation

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Chris Wright
Employ-Ability Program, Neil Squire

Branding Yourself

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Shawn Thompson
BMO Financial Group

Transitioning from School to Work

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Daria Kowalyk
BMO Financial Group

The Transition from School to Work




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