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Monday, January 28 • 09:40 - 10:30
212: Leveraging Employer Partnerships for an Inclusive Labour Market

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Taking a deliberate approach to employer engagement is critical in creating sustainable solutions for an inclusive local economy. This session will provide practical strategies on how organizations can create and maintain relationships with businesses that support employment opportunities for multi-barrier jobseekers.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understanding the need for a dynamic approach to employer engagement
  • Knowing your job seekers
  • Coming to the employer table with confidence

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Kayla Brien

Employer Relations, Quint Development Corporation
Kayla Brien is intensely committed to building her community. Through working in employer relations with Quint Development Corporation, she advocates for marginalized jobseekers in Saskatoon’s core neighbourhoods and their inclusivity in the workforce.
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Kristen Thoms

Progam Manager, Quint Development Corporation
Kristen Thoms is a community-minded professional responsible for managing the Core Neighbourhoods at Work program which assists 1,500+ jobseekers annually. She believes effective communication with community stakeholders is the foundation for inclusive economies.

Monday January 28, 2019 09:40 - 10:30 EST
Room | Salle 212

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