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Resume Workshop 

April 12| 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Burnaby Neighbourhood House |4460 Beresford St, Burnaby, BC

This workshop will walk you through how-to’s of creating the best resumes and impressing recruiters and interviewers to take home your dream job. Get ready for a fun night of learning insider tips from actual recruiters and networking.

Contact Tessa to register.


What the heck is a case competition? A Workshop with Rene Chau

April 3 | 5:30 to 7:30 pm

BBOT Boardroom |201-4555 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC 

Students in Access will have the opportunity to participate as a part of a team in the Access Annual Case Competition. This year’s Case Committee is working on developing a Case with Burnaby Neighbourhood House.

Renee Chau, Access alumna, former Case Committee Director, Case Coach, Access mentor and chair of the BYPN  will demystify what a case competition is.

Students who participate in a case competition:

  • Form teams (either themselves or with the help of the BBOT)
  • Will have one week to read, analyze and put together a presentation of their solutions
  • Present to an expert panel

Participating in case competitions can be a career changer as well as a confidence booster for participants. A great way to hone your presentation skills and enhance your resume.

Contact Tessa to register.


How to be a Superstar Entrepreneur! (WORKSHOP)

February 26th | 5:30 to 7:30 pm

BC Tech Innovation Hub |87 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC 


Ryan St. Germaine |Founder and CEO, he has built into the largest career site in Western Canada, and grew the site traffic to an average of over 1 million page views a month. 

Angela Hamilton | Angela is a CEO, and Founder of Quupe and an impact entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of leadership and inspiring people to action.

Jane Chung | Co-found and CEO of Perked. Perked!’s mission is to bring the science of growing healthier, happier minds to your fingertips. 

Rafael Reis |Founder of Change Direction, a SaaS platform that helps individuals prioritize their finances.



January 29th, 2018

Skills Development Workshop Committee | Perfecting Your 30 Second Pitch | 5:30 to 7:30 pm | Burnaby Neighbourhood House | 4460 Beresford St, Burnaby BC V5H 0B8 |Speaker: Patrick Von Pander | Big Picture Coach |

You get in the elevator with a person you know is the key to your dream job. You have 30 seconds to make an impression. How do you impress a potential employer or your employer in just 30 seconds. Seasoned business coach Patrick Von Pander offers trips and tricks to pitching your way to the top!.  – 

This workshop is open to Access and Non-Access students. FREE.



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