#WhatWorks – Talent Series

Finding ways to make the sector more collaborative is an essential part of BC Tech’s mission.

Join us!

Through a series of solution-oriented events, from guest speakers to impactful panels, this series is focused on building stronger companies in BC by focusing on the key role that talent plays.

D&I Leadership and strategies for Success | September 28, 2022 1pm to 2pm

Technology Impact Awards finalists for the Gamechanger Diversity & Inclusion award, Jelly Academy, SAP & Hootsuite have gone above and beyond to successfully move the dial on D&I. Join us to learn more about their specific strategies, challenges, and successes, as well as their practical #WhatWorks strategies to help advance your D&I efforts.

Moderator:

  • Melanie Campbell. PwC

Panel:

  • Chris Penner, Jelly Academy
  • Devan Vaughn, SAP
  • Tara Ataya, Hootsuite

Pathways for Indigenous Talent to Tech | October 25, 2022 11am to noon

Join partners of BC Tech’s Digital Lift program which helps under-represented groups make pathways to jobs in tech. In this session, we will bring together talent leaders to discuss the challenge of Indigenous representation in the tech sector. They will share strategies and insights that can create positive change within the tech sector in BC.

Team Composition: Building the right team for challenging markets | November 10, 2022 11am to noon

How are tech companies effectively building the right tech team for challenging markets? Join this panel discussion to hear some of the strategies that are working for local CTOs and how team composition is critically important.

Sourcing and Recruiting Talent – Immigration Pathways and Insights|  March 7, 2023 11am to noon

Many companies are on the hunt for talent to help grow their businesses. When the talent isn’t available locally, companies big and small are looking to hire international talent, as a better alternative to missing out on business opportunities! Join our guest speaker to hear about strategies to make the most of immigration pathways and resources.

 So, You’re Ready to Set-up Your own Team in a New Market | May 31, 2023 11am to noon

For companies seeking growth, setting up a presence in another market can be an excellent strategy, but is only likely to be successful with the proper preparation. Join our panel to discuss entry into new markets, what you can do to prepare and what traps to avoid.

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#WhatWorks Partners

Diversity & Inclusion – sponsored by SAP