May 22, 2018


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Leigh MacKenzie
Senior Communication Specialist
Bow Valley College
Office: 587-393-2628
Mobile: 403-888-6946

Bow Valley College Career Connection Hosts Career Boost 2018

Bow Valley College Career Connection is hosting a free, day-long event called Career Boost 2018 that will assist Calgarians searching for their next career opportunity and teach attendees skills they needed to land good jobs. The event will be held on Thursday, May 24, on the second floor of Bow Valley College’s north campus.

This interactive and informative event is designed to teach many expected job seekers about business trends, corporate cultures, mental toughness, resilience and workplace communication. Participants will learn how to succeed professionally through the exploration of how their transferable skills can serve them in Calgary’s changing economy.

“Career Boost is an invigorating event, an opportunity to create a positive career outlook and learn about trends in the Calgary labour market. We want to give job seekers a variety of tools to align a career to their personal goals,” says Tamara McCormick, business leader with Career Connection.

Career Boost 2018 provides an opportunity for Calgarians to seek information and ask questions by visiting the exhibitor’ fair and attending panel discussions. The event is made possible through funding from the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada.


Editor's notes

Event: Career Boost 2018
Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Located at: Bow Valley College
Second Floor Atrium, North Campus
345, 6 Avenue SE

Notable speakers:

  • Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist at ATB
  • Deb deWaal, Owner of Safe and Sound
  • Dr. Bob Acton, Business Psychologist, Obair Leadership
  • Julie Kemp, Career Advisor, Pursuit Career Consulting
  • Gregor Jeffrey, Neuro-Communication Innovator, Jeffrey Strategic

Career Connection 
Career Connection is a no-cost career and employment information services centre for all Albertans. It offers resources for career planning, job search, and career management resources. Clients can access short-term and in-depth individualized career coaching to help with resume and cover letter writing, labour market research, mock interviewing, networking skills, and referrals to other community services and resources.


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For more information, please contact:    
Leigh MacKenzie
Senior Communication Specialist
Bow Valley College
Office: 587-393-2628
Mobile: 403-888-6946
Email: lmackenzie@bowvalleycollege.ca                                                       

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