What Hiring Managers Want - Industry Panel

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      Have you ever wondered where your job application goes once you hit the ‘send’ or ‘submit’ button? Maybe you’re curious about how candidates are chosen or reason(s) why one candidate is chosen over another. We’re not mind readers and assume neither are you. That being the case, we have assembled a panel of hiring experts you can put in the hot seat. Here are our panelists:

      Maninder Kambo

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      Branch Manager
      BMO Park Royal

      Maninder has been working with BMO Bank of Montreal for over nine years. During this time, he has held a number of progressively challenging roles in Personal Banking and was appointed to his first leadership role in September 2015. Maninder has led an aggressive business development strategy at Park Royal in West Vancouver through increased partner collaborations, talent recruitment, and a strong business machinery focus through his coaching disciplines. Maninder holds a Bachelors of Business Administration and is now interested in pursuing his MBA.

      Alex Borthwick

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      HR Manager Staff
      Capilano University

      An experienced Human Resources professional, an effective HR Business Partner to a variety of organizations, involved in strategic initiatives and organizational effectiveness in effective leadership, coaching and development of management teams, use of progressive HR services in achievement of effectual operational management, and client-focused environments. An ongoing commitment to professional development with a Master Degree in Human Resource Management and Training, the BC Provincial Instructor’s Diploma in adult education, and professional membership as a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, (FCIPD), and committed to the development of Human Resources as a profession, partnering business leaders in support of organizational success.

      Taylor Knudsen

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      Human Resources Assosciate, Staff
      Capilano Univeristy

      Human Resources Associate responsible for supporting the HR department and Managers within my portfolio by providing professional human resources advice in the HR functional areas of hiring, performance management and improvement, learning and development, attendance and abilities management, evaluation and engagement, succession planning and retention. My educational background is in Psychology from SFU and Human Resource Management from BCIT.

      Jason Johnson

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      Human Resources Advisor
      District of North Vancouver

      Jason Johnson is a Human Resources Advisor with the District of North Vancouver with over a decade of diverse experience in both the private and public sectors. He has held various senior position in the executive search field working with some of Canada’s top employers and launched his public sector career with the British Columbia Institute of Technology as a Recruitment Specialist and Human Resources Advisor. Jason has extensive experience in strategic recruitment and talent management and has worked with a broad range of clients in IT, Health Care, Engineering and Skilled Trades. He has a BBA from SFU with a specialization in Human Resource Management.

      Katherine Meek

      Kathleen Meek

      Business Development Representative
      Angus One Professional Recruitment

      Katherine’ skill set recipe consists of previous hospitality and tourism management experience with a dash of paralegal in in criminal justice and motor vehicle accident law; sprinkled with Communications and Business Development. Katherine is a recent graduate from the Capilano University Communications program in the Summer of 2017 and the Paralegal Program in June of 2010. Katherine also attended the Langara International Business Diploma Program. Katherine is a team player in life. She is a sister, a friend, an aunt a daughter and a colleague. She views herself as a life-long learner with a thirst for knowledge. She has a “can-do” attitude and enjoys giving new ideas a shot. She has a deep admiration of nature and embraced the tranquility of the Capilano campus. What brings her joy in life are friends, family, animals, good food and comfort. Katherine exhibits a collaborative community driven approach to her personal and professional life. She practices an attitude of gratitude daily and believes that happiness is a choice. Katherine is enjoying this new chapter of her career in the recruitment industry and looks to the future with enthusiasm.

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