Workshops and Brown Bag Lunch

Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Make your lunch hour truly powerful! Bring your lunch and attend a “brown bag” seminar, presented by CPA Alberta Career Services. Each month we cover a different career development topic.

Stay tuned for upcoming sessions!


Effectively Navigate Maternity/Paternity Leave Career Transitions

Maternity and paternity leave is a significant stage in one’s career. It’s often characterized with feelings of uncertainty, vulnerability and lack of clarity as to what options are available or acceptable during such transitions. Learn how to plan and manage this transition with Avra Davidoff, MC, and Registered Psychologist.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
10:45 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Registration and networking
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Light lunch included)
CPA Alberta
1900 TD Tower, 10088 - 102 Avenue
T5J 2Z1

Personal Branding in the Digital Age

Learning to build and expand your professional network online is a great way to open new doors, raise your profile, and increase your knowledge. In this workshop, we’ll discuss simple tools, tips and tactics to build your personal brand, and stand out in today’s digital environment.

We will look at:
  • Essential elements of a simple and professional online presence.
  • Using tools like LinkedIn and Twitter to build relationships and discover new opportunities.
  • Demonstrating your value and experience though publishing.
Friday, January 26, 2018
10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
CPA Alberta
Large Training Room
1900 TD Tower, 10088 - 102 Avenue
T5J 2Z1
Cost: $20, plus applicable fees and GST (includes lunch)

Workshop Facilitator: Ernest Barbaric

Ernest Barbaric is a digital marketer, educator, and professional speaker. Ernest has designed the digital marketing certificate programs at University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, and Canadian Marketing Association. To date, about 2500 professionals have gone through these courses. Ernest’s work has been covered by a number of outlets, including HubSpot, Mashable, CBC, Global TV, Smart Insights, and Nonprofit Quarterly.

Career Placement, Networking & Employer Workshops

Career Advisors periodically host workshops for organizations, ranging in duration from 30 minutes to 2 hours, on a variety of employment related topics such as:

  • Networking for Success
  • The Job Search and Your Resume and Cover Letter
  • LinkedIn Overview and how to use it in your Job Search
  • Why an HR Manager is Afraid to Hire You
  • Workplace Integration Resources Overview
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