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  • Podcast: Are young people underemployed?
    Posted March 2nd, 2011 at 7:20 pm
    Rummaging through some old online bookmarks, I came upon a great clip from a January episode of the Current on CBC radio. The topic dealt with declining youth employment-- basically, over-educated Canadians under the age of 30, who have opted out of the job market (usually returning to school), because of difficulties finding meaningful employment. What's your story? Did you easily find a job after college or university? Are you part of the 35% of young people Statistics Canada report...
  • PANEL: Retaining Creative Talent in Windsor
    Posted February 26th, 2011 at 3:43 pm
    The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation is hosting a panel discussion on the topic of attracting and retaining professionals in creative industries to Windsor. The free discussion will be held on Thursday, March 3 from 6 to 8: 30 p.m. at the Central Library's Fred Israel Auditorium, 850 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor. Natasha Marar, director of communications for Young Professionals Windsor, will be among the five panelists at the event. She will contribute to the following panel...
  • Employment opportunities for internationally trained professionals
    Posted February 22nd, 2011 at 2:59 pm
    Are you a trained professional who's new to Canada? Are you looking for ways to establish yourself professionally in Windsor-Essex? Come to the 3rd annual Conference for Internationally Trained Professionals at the Giovanni Caboto Club on March 1, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.! This free event, hosted by the YMCA of Windsor and Essex County and other local agencies, will attract approximately 400 internationally trained professionals and members of community agencies. The conferen...
  • Networking event draws diverse crowd of young professionals
    Posted February 19th, 2011 at 12:47 pm
    Young Professionals Windsor's hosted another successful networking event on Thursday, February 17! Nearly 40 young professionals, students and entrepreneurs mingled over drinks and business gab at O'Maggio's Kildare House in Walkerville! The diverse group included people from the communications, finance, health, technology, entertainment, non-profit and post-secondary education fields. Thanks goes out to those who attended Business & Brews networking event for their support and ideas for ...
  • YPWindsor is HIRING!
    Posted February 14th, 2011 at 1:34 pm
    Young Professionals Windsor is recruiting members for its executive team! Check out the job descriptions below for details. What YPWindsor's Exec is all about . . . Being a part of a community of motivated young leaders Gaining leadership and teamwork skills Enhancing the reputation of Windsor's young professionals Director of Sponsorship Job Type: Part-time (1 year term) Salary: Volunteer Deadline to Apply: February 28, 2011 Young Professionals Windsor is see...
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