Industry News

GAME CHANGERS: NATIONAL Public Relations wins Best Connector Organization Award

January 8, 2019

NATIONAL Public Relations, a Canada-wide and international public relations firm, was the recipient of the Best Connector Organization Award at the 2018 Game Changers Awards Gala. The 13 active Connectors at NATIONAL’s Halifax location have met with 17 Connectees in the past year.

GAME CHANGERS: Nick Misener - 2018 Best Super Connector

December 3, 2018

Nick Misener, Recruitment Consultant, Information Technology at David Aplin Group, was the recipient of one of two Best Super Connector Awards at the 2018 Game Changers Awards Gala.

RBC: Preparing Talent for the Jobs of Tomorrow

November 27, 2018

RBC is leading the charge in youth retention. With the organization’s 10-year, $500 million commitment, Future Launch, they understand how valuable young employees are to our region’s economic growth.

Giving Recent Grads a Chance

July 19, 2018

When I began my role as Program Manager of the Halifax Connector Program in November 2017, I was very fortunate to have an incredible team of Program Coordinators: Saad Zora, Renee Levangie, and Doris Wu. Their skills and dedication were key to the program’s success in 2017. In early 2018, however, things began changing… Doris decided to return to China to be closer to family, and Saad and Renee were promoted internally within the Partnership.

Networking is Like Vegetables

February 26, 2018

Networking is like vegetables – we know they’re good for us but, we don’t always like the taste. Fortunately, it gets easier with practice. Here are 10 tips to use next time you’re heading to a networking event.

Speed Interviewing: Save Time and Hire the Talent You Need

January 8, 2018

Based on the concept of speed dating, speed interviewing allows employers to consecutively meet one-on-one with a pool of candidates to determine the best fit for the role.

GAME CHANGERS: 2017 Best Super Connector

December 14, 2017

The Game Changers Awards Gala recognizes exceptional Halifax businesses and Connectors who hire youth, provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities and inspire others to take action in retaining youth. This year’s gala took place on October 30. Nine awards were presented, and Chris O’Shea was a recipient of the Best Super Connector Award.

It’s Who You Know

December 13, 2017

When Maigoro Yunana graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from Dalhousie University, he knew exactly what kind of career he was looking for. Quickly after, Maigoro joined the Connector Program, and through it, he met Marlene Moore, VP Marketing at Green Power Labs.