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People & Culture

Monday, October 18, 2021

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Startup Crawl 2021: Instagram Takeovers with Edmonton's Emerging Startups!

An Edmonton Startup Week favourite! Now in a fresh, virtual format - if you’re all about the ‘gram we got you covered.

Spontivly ⬅⬅⬅⬅Click here

Jobber ⬅⬅⬅⬅Click here

Drugbank ⬅⬅⬅⬅Click here

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind closed doors at Edmonton's most dynamic startups? Check out the links above to Startup Edmonton's Instagram for Takeovers from some of Edmonton's most exciting startups: Spontivly, Jobber & Drugbank!

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Building an Employee Value Proposition to attract the right talent for your team with Harvest Academy
Kate Rosen
Kate Rosen
Harvest Builders, Talent Acquisition Lead

Join Kate Rosen, Talent Acquisition Lead at Harvest Builders, as she shares how to attract the best talent in a competitive market by building a strong Employee Value Proposition.

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Leveraging the Immigrant Talent Pool to Grow Alberta Startups with Immigrant Techies Alberta
Vartika Manasvi
Vartika Manasvi
Sovereign Internet and Identity, Founder and Managing Partner
Yousuf Khatib
Yousuf Khatib
Global Skills Hub/TKG, CEO
Wunmi Adekanmbi
Wunmi Adekanmbi
Immigrant Techies Alberta, Organizer and Host

Alberta's tech sector is growing rapidly, so is our need for sustainable talent. On the other hand, we have a young, vibrant, competent and resilient immigrant talent pool that we're not making the best of. 

What would it look like if we can redesign and optimize the newcomer-economy interface and once again make Alberta the first choice for new Canadians? 

Join Immigrant Techies Alberta in this panel discussion as we explore this topic.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

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Recruiting 101 - Attracting Top Talent with Jobs Alberta
Jason Byrne
Jason Byrne
Jobs Alberta, President

Win the war on talent. Insider tips on how to attract and retain great people.

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Strategies to Support Mental Health in the Workplace with Startup Edmonton
Tiana Field-Ridley
Tiana Field-Ridley
Mental Health Commission of Canada, Implementation Specialist, Workplace Mental Health

Become a wellness ninja! Learn about strategies that can support mental health in your workplace and how you can build a culture of wellness in your startup or organization. 

Topics include: 

  • What is Mental Health? 
  • Difference between Mental Health and Mental Illness 
  • Building Mental Health into Daily Operations 
  • Why being proactive is necessary 
  • How to maintain teams as your company expands 
  • Tools and Resources available for individuals and organizations