1:30-2:30 p.m.

Skill-Building Workshops

The Perfect Financial Services Resume
Victoria McLean
Founder and CEO
City CV

  • Your CV/resume is your future. Bridge the gap between where you are now and where you want to take your career.
  • It’s marketing: What’s your brand? What’s your pitch? Get ready for action.
  • Artificial intelligence and the applicant tracking system: 80% of jobs advertised online could be screened by a computer. Beat the bots to ensure you get over the first hurdle.
  • Tell a story, start with a bang, and provide just the right amount of context to hook your audience: Show don’t tell.

The Path to Corporate Boards: Prepare, Connect, and Present
Julie Castro Abrams
CEO, How Women Lead
Managing Partner, BoardLeaders​

  • What skills are in demand for board members and how to get them
  • Samples of “board bios” and how to fit into the profile
  • Making connections to get you to the board room
  • How to highlight and present your skills in the best light on your CV

The Ultimate Success Formula: Leadership Presence and Emotional Intelligence
Christiane St-Amour
​Executive Coach and Leadership Development Specialist

  • What can leadership presence and emotional intelligence do for your career?
  • Emotional intelligence: The critical element to your success
  • What is leadership presence, and how can you build personal influence in your organization?