MentorYOU (Calgary): Jobs and Industries in Demand

Wed., Mar. 25th, 6:30-9:00 pm
Innovate Calgary, 3553 31 Street Northwest, Calgary, T2L 2K7

Currently in Alberta there is no shortage of news highlighting job-cuts and struggling businesses. However, not all sectors are in recession and jobs are still being created. If you are looking to change or get a job, the big challenge is to find out where growth is happening and accordingly upgrade you skills, target your job hunt, and expand your network. To help provide answers to these questions, MentorUP will host a panel of experts professionals from Government and Industry. Join us for the discussion and network with mentors and other job-hunters.

Panelists (more to be confirmed):
Cheryl Olenick | Workforce Consultant | Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour
Shahzia Noorally | Talent Acquisition Partner | ATB Financial
Geoff Webb | Advisor, Student Careers/MPP | The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary

David Llloyd | Co-founder & Co-CEO | FredSense

6:30 pm – Registration
7:00 pm – Introduction
7:05 pm – Panel Discussion
8:15 pm – Networking
9:00 pm – Event ends 

10$ via (covers cost of refreshments)

Thanks to the Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA) for their assistance with this event.


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April 2015: Industry Mixer

Working in STEM? Looking for Job? Join us for career and networking opportunities at the annual Industry Mixer, co-organized by WISER, UA-Wise and MentorUp. Our featured speaker is Teresa Waddington, senior development lead in mining development in Shell and winner of gold medal for highest academic average from Queen’s university.

When: Wed, April 1, 2015, 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: University of Alberta Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) Solarium
Cost: Free (Light snacks and refreshments provided)
For undergraduate, graduate students, and early career professionals

Please RSVP by March 29th at:

Confirmed Companies


Rapid Resume Review by CAPS:

Stop at the CAPS booth and get a 10-minute Rapid Resume Review. The review will focus on making sure your resume is effective at presenting all your strengths and skills in a succinct format and determine if you should have a full Resume and Cover Letter Critique. Bring your printed resume or your laptop with your resume on it and do not miss this valuable opportunity!

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MentorU Workshop: Leveraging Your Communication Style

Improve your leadership and communication skills by joining our next MentorU Professional Development Event!

This workshop will focus on the importance of understanding your own behavioral preferences and those of people you communicate with. At the workshop, you will go through a series of exercises and discussions that will get you up and moving around. You will learn about behaviors and personality types, and gain a clear understanding of your own communication style and how to recognize the style of others. Going further, you will learn how to adjust your style to communicate effectively, get your point across, and make the best of the different situations you face in the Alberta workplace.

Leave this workshop with a greater understanding of the impression you create, and how you can make it better!!

When: Thursday March 19th, 2015 7pm – 9pm
Where: TEC Edmonton, 4th Floor
10230 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 4P6

Cost: $7.50 for early registration (before March 15); $10 for late registration
Snacks and refreshments included!

Registration is now open:

Guest Speaker

Clare Paulson, Owner and founder of Corporate Coaching & Training Services
Clare Paulson is the owner and founder of Corporate Coaching & Training Services. He has been providing management training and coaching to clients from a wide range of industries for the last 25+ years. His broad experience contributes much to the presentations that he designs and presents to industry.
Clare has his BSc from the University of Alberta, followed by extensive personal and business development courses through public and private providers. He has received the designations of Certified Professional Behavior Analyst, Certified Professional Values Analyst, TriMetrixHD Analyst, and Performance DNA Analyst through extensive training and experience with Target Training International, Inc. These designations prepare him to provide his clients with superior assistance in finding, training, and retaining top performing employees. In addition, Clare is also a Certified EQ Mentor and mentors clients from across North America to assist them in improving their personal EQ.
Clare also had the privilege of working for several years as a member of the Center for Managing by Values consultants’ team. This was a team of international consultants certified in the delivery of the Managing by Values process. The MBV process was developed by Dr. Michael O’Connor and Dr. Ken Blanchard in the early 1990’s. The process has been implemented in a vast array of companies around North America, ranging from small operators to several Fortune 500 companies.

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