Posts Tagged ‘development’
  • What does living in an intelligent community mean for young professionals?
    Posted April 20th, 2011 at 2:08 pm
    ~ By Jessica Quinn, director of programming On April 18, Natasha Marar and Jessica Quinn of Young Professionals Windsor joined a myriad of professionals, businesses and community agencies passionately committed to the development and success of Windsor-Essex. We participated in the celebration of Windsor-Essex’s entry as a top 7 contender into Intelligent Community Forum’s renowned Intelligent Communities of the World competition. The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) is an independ...
  • Fast track your way to professional success!
    Posted April 12th, 2011 at 5:44 pm
    Speed networking not your thing? Join us for a freestyle mingle session starting at 8:30 p.m.! Don't forget to bring business cards or personal information cards! Register HERE for this exciting event! Connect. Lead. Succeed. Young Professionals Windsor...
  • Event Recap: Attracting & Retaining Creative Talent in Windsor
    Posted March 17th, 2011 at 12:00 pm
    I had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion recently on behalf of Young Professionals Windsor regarding the issue of keeping creative and innovative professionals in Windsor-Essex. Great discussion was generated by the panelists and audience members. It was refreshing to hear from other people and organizations in Windsor-Essex, who are invested in empowering the creative industries and creating economic opportunities for these professionals. The panel, held on March 3, was...
  • 7 Networking blunders … and how to avoid them!
    Posted March 8th, 2011 at 1:31 pm
    li #ol {color:#36cadb; font-weight: bold; font-size: 1.2em;} #olpar {padding-left: 10px;} Networking definitely has its advantages, but many people feel awkward doing it. Avoid feeling foolish and make the most of your connections by keeping these simple steps in mind at your next networking event! View the full article by Kelly Eggers ( on The Wall Street Journal. Don't arrive late. To make things easier on yourself, time your arrival so you can maximiz...
  • 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...
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