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WHO CAME TO THE BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY CAREER FAIR

Date: February 12, 2009
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Location: Newnham Campus

 
Company
Blinds to Go.

Blinds To Go

Blinds To Go® is the leading manufacturer and retailer of custom window blinds and shades in North America. We have redefined the window decorating industry with our direct-to-consumer business model and our legendary "red-carpet" customer service. Blinds To Go operates 120 showrooms in U.S. and Canada and continues to grow in both countries.

Available Opportunities:

FaME: Fast-Track Management Trainee

Academic areas most likely to hire from:
Business Administration - Management
Business Administration - Retail Management
Business Administration - Entrepreneurship and Small Business
General Business

CHUBB Insurance.

CHUBB Insurance

For nine consecutive years, Chubb Insurance Company of Canada has been named one of the 50 Best Employers to work for in Canada.

We are a highly professional, niche focused, innovative company that is a recognized leader in our field.  Chubb is focused on providing Property and Casualty specialty insurance through a global external network of insurance brokers.

Chubb Insurance Company of Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Chubb Corporation, the 10th largest P&C insurer in the United States.  Chubb Canada has branches in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Vancouver and employs more than 450 employees.

Available Opportunities:Customer Service Representative
Personal Lines Service Centre Intern

Business Insurance

Fastenal Solutions.

Fastenal Canada

Fastenal was founded in 1967 in Winona, MN by company Chairman, Bob Kierlin. From this beginning, Fastenal has expanded to become the fastest growing full-line industrial distributor, and is now the largest fastener distributor in the nation. Our service-oriented business network currently includes an in-house Manufacturing Division, a product Quality Assurance and Engineering Department, a strategic system of 12 Distribution Centers in the U.S., a fleet of over 275 company-owned semi-trucks and trailers and over 2,160 Store sites.

Fastenal owns and operates over 2,160 stores with locations in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Europe, and China. Each store utilizes local inventory, outside sales staff, and on-site delivery vehicles to help save customer’s time and money.
http://www.fastenal.com

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Goodmans LLP

We are a law firm like no other – a leading, growing business law firm with a small-firm feel. We are a community of committed, talented, hardworking professionals who are motivated by exceeding our clients' expectations. We look for people with commitment, initiative, and a creative flair and who respect and recognize each other's individual contribution to our success. 
Do you want to learn more about us?  Would you like to join a creative, iconoclastic, entrepreneurial law firm?
Visit us at www.Goodmans.ca

Available Opportunities:
Legal Assistant

Academic areas most likely to hire from:

Law Clerk
Law Clerk - Accelerated
Legal and Corporate Administration
Office Administration - Executive
Office Administration - Legal
Regulatory Law Administration
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IIBC

IIBC is a Saskatchewan based company that specializes in attracting educated youth to the province. Our services to employers include growth, hiring, relocation, settlement and retention strategies.

As Saskatchewan is "booming" there is a shortage of skilled and unskilled workers. With the current trends and investments coming into the province there is expected to be large job creation. IIBC intends to help solve this labour shortage by attracting international grads to settle in Saskatchewan.

The attraction for international graduates is some of the fastest processing times for permanent residence and family sponsorship.

Available opportunities:   Inventory managers
Fast food assistant managers Restaurant help
Construction workers
Research Assistants
Sales managers
Account managers
Dock workers and more...

Working at any position in Saskatchewan for 6 months qualifies you to apply for permanent residence.  

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Industry Canada

Industry Canada is responsible for fostering the orderly development and operation of telecommunications in Canada.  
As all radio users depend on a finite resource, the radio frequency spectrum , the Spectrum Management program,
through planning,  policies, regulations, and the establishment of technical  standards, ensures that all radio
services operate with minimum interference.

SERVICES OFFERED
- Issue radio station licences for all services operating below 956 MHz
- Certify volunteer examiners to test amateur and other types of radio operators
- Issue ship and aircraft radio station licences, and MMSI numbers
- Provide advice and assistance in resolving radiocommunications interference
- Inspect radio stations for compliance including Broadcast Undertakings

Available Opportunities:
Spectrum Management Officer 

Academic areas most likely to hire from:
Electronics Engineering Technology - Communications

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Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

As one of Canada’s leading financial services companies, we create personal financial solutions for more than one million Canadians.  Our Financial Consultants offer our clients a unique package of financial planning services and a full complement of financial and investment options for every stage of life.

Toronto Fairview is one of the country’s largest Investors Group’s office in Toronto and one of the fastest growing offices in the country.  Our initial 5 week training program will give you knowledge, experience, and competence in economics, business basics, taxation and marketing.

Investors Group Financial Services Inc. is a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies and currently manages assets of over $50 billion.

Career Opportunities:
Investors Group, Toronto Fairview Office has opportunities for individuals as Financial Consultants.

Knowledge Worx.

KnowledgeWorx Inc.

KnowledgeWorx Inc. (KWX) was incorporated in 2003. It is a privately held company with headquarters in Toronto, Ontario. KWX has 10 employees, the majority of which are technical specialists in wireless LAN and wireless application solutions for retail and enterprise institutions.

Every KWX managed installation includes our own TLM Enterprise Asset Management Service. We provide wireless network and mobile device hardware to our customers as well as strategic application solutions that include electronic forms (data collection), asset tracking, workflow, enterprise mobile device and network management. Many of our customers use The TLM Service Portal for their enterprise information management requirements.

Career opportunities:
Junior Open source Linux developer
Junior MS .net Developer – with SharePoint experience
Junior Project Coordinator
Junior Sales Associate

Academic areas most likely to hire from:
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Programming and Analysis
Linux/UNIX Systems Administration
Database Application Developer

 
McDonald's Restaurants of Canada
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Ontario Institute of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada

The Ontario Institute of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (OIPMAC) is a partner of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) and other provincial and territorial institutes across Canada. OIPMAC and its partners constitute the leading professional association in the country for supply chain management professionals. The Institute supports a growing global SCM community of more than 20,000 active members and program participants in Ontario, delivering supply chain management training and professional development programs to meet their lifelong learning goals and advance their careers.

Available Opportunities:
Procurement Coordinator
Purchasing Manager

Academic areas most likely to hire from:
Operations Management
Marketing Management

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Ontario Power Generation

As one of the largest electricity generators in North America, we offer challenging opportunities, great career mobility and a work culture where safety is a fundamental value and where employees can realize their personal and professional goals. We hire post-secondary grads from many Skilled Trades disciplines, as well as Engineering and Applied Science, Business, Corporate Affairs, and more. We also offer summer, co-op and internship opportunities.

There are lots of exciting possibilities ahead at OPG. So, when the time comes to choose an employer, think of OPG – we’re proud to be one of the top 100  employers in Canada.

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Ontario Public Service

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is the second largest employer in Ontario, employing more than 67,000 people across more than 1,800 locations.  We offer a wide range of meaningful and rewarding career opportunities in a variety of professional streams across the province.  With government involved in so many different lines of business, working in the OPS offers a tremendous range of exciting and unique career opportunities. Explore your career opportunities at www.ontario.ca/careers.

Academic areas most likely to hire from:
All programs/disciplines

 

Ontario User Group

Ontario User Group is a group of SDS/2 users who are promoting our software and the steel industry.

Available Opportunities:
Structural Steel Detailer

Academic areas most likely to hire from:
Civil Engineering Technolology
Architectural Technology

 
Panda Security
 
RBC
Royal Bank of Canada
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Scotiabank

Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With approximately 60,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve approximately 12.5 million customers in some 50 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a diverse range of products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking.

Named as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for the fifth consecutive year, Scotiabank places great importance on recognizing and rewarding strong performance. We offer room for advancement, a stimulating work environment and the resources to help you make the most of your career. Together, we continue to make Scotiabank a great place to work.

Available Opportunities:

Personal Banking Officers
Financial Advisors
Entry level Accounting and Finance positions

 

Academic areas most likely to hire from:
Financial  Services Management Degree
Business Admin.
Financial Planning
Accounting & Finance

 
SDS2 Ont Chapter (Ontario User Group)
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Spring Masters Canada

Spring Masters Canada is one of the nation’s largest residential property maintenance companies serving over 100,000 homeowners each year in 40 cities and municipalities across Ontario.  Join our high-energy team of Total Outdoor Property Specialists (T.O.P.S.) who have transformed the lawn maintenance, driveway sealing and outdoor window washing industries.  We have hundreds of full-time and part-time positions available in our service, administration and sales departments.

View Staff Videos Online @ www.springmastersjobs.com


List of available career opportunities/job titles:
1. Route Manager
2. Administration Manager
3. Sales Manager
4. Total Outdoor Property Specialist (T.O.P.S.)

Seneca College programs you are most likely to hire from:
 
We anticipate hiring summer students from all Seneca programs however Business Admin graduates would be best suited for the full-time permanent management positions the company has to offer.

 
Starbucks
 

State Farm

State Farm offers you the satisfaction of knowing you have made a difference in people's lives.

If you are looking for a company that will provide you meaningful work with a competitive benefit and compensation package, consider joining our team by visiting www.statefarm.ca/careers.

Our Canadian head office is located in Aurora, Ontario (10 minutes north of Richmond Hill).

Available Opportunities:
Underwriting Service Assistant 
Claim Service Assistant 

Academic areas most likely to hire from:
Recruit from ALL disciplines (we focus mainly on the competencies of customer focus and communication)
Business - Insurance 
Financial Services  Business Administration - ALL

 
State Street
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Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial is a trusted name in financial services, helping millions of customers achieve financial security. It serves nearly six million customers and, internationally, holds a strategic presence in Canada, in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia and Bermuda. We offer a broad array of financial solutions to both individual and corporate clients including life insurance, health insurance, annuities, pension and retirement services, mutual funds, asset management, and reinsurance. You'll be helping your clients understand the financial opportunities that are available to them. We select quality advisors. To ensure this, we choose our advisors carefully through a rigorous recruiting process. We support our advisors through training, state-of-the-art technology, and ongoing educational opportunities.

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Toronto District School Board

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) was created on January 1, 1998 following the amalgamation of seven individual Boards of Education. Serving almost 1.4 million electors of the City of Toronto, we are the largest school board in Canada and among the largest in North America. Gerry Connelly is the Director of Education and Secretary-Treasurer and is responsible for its administration and management. The TDSB has 560 schools, 283,000 students, and 15,700 teachers.

Available Opportunities:
Supply Office Assistant/Secretary
Supply Educational Assistant/– Special Education programs only
Supply Special Needs Assistant
Supply School Based Safety Monitor

Academic areas most likely to hire from:
Office Administration programs
Business Administration
Human Resources
Police Foundations
Early Childhood Education (for those who have experience with school-age children with special needs or in Special Education programs only)

http://www.tdsb.on.ca

 
Toronto District School Board
 
Toronto Fire Services
 
Universal Energy
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Victaulic

Victaulic is the world's leader in piping system solutions. Since originating the grooved piping method more than 80 years ago, Victaulic in partnership with its subsidiaries has developed products for a full range of commercial, industrial and institutional piping systems. An ISO 9001 certified company, Victaulic is headquartered in Easton, PA, and has manufacturing and distribution facilities located worldwide including the United States, Canada, Belgium, Poland, Singapore and China. Our mission is to develop innovative products and services that provide real value to our customers throughout the world, to understand our customers' expectations, and to routinely exceed them.

Available Opportunities:

Victaulic is constantly searching for talented, skilled professionals to help continue our success and growth. Areas of the company with career opportunities include:
Mechanical Design/Drafting, and Sales.

Academic areas most likely to hire from:

Fire Protection Engineering Technology
Engineering