Sheridan Business Career Fair links business students with top level employers
Several hundred Sheridan School of Business students enthusiastically networked with potential employers at the highly successful, annual Sheridan Business Career Fair held recently at the Oakville campus, Sheridan College. Recruiters from more than thirty-five top-level local and national employers accepted resumes and explained career opportunities to the throngs of Sheridan business students.
Many employers are very enthused about the quality of Sheridan School of Business graduates and look forward to the opportunity to visit the college several times through the year.
Greg Nagel, District Manager for Fastenal Canada, a leading industrial and construction supplies company, says that Sheridan College often supplies him with the right graduates for the job and called the Sheridan Business Fair a great place to recruit excellent employees.
“The Sheridan Business Career Fair is the only show I really want to do every year, ” said Nagel.
Doug Kimmerly, President, Direct Services Network Ltd, a logistics solution broker was a first time recruiter at the Sheridan School of Business Career Fair. Kimmerly was very impressed with Sheridan Business students and needed to fill four positions at DSN Ltd.
“The Sheridan Business Career Fair is fantastic – I’m meeting a lot of very good people here,” said Kimmerly.
Second year Sheridan Accounting program student, Sanjay Dahya worked in the booth with Primerica Financial Services recruiting Sheridan Business students for the financial services industry. Dahya has worked with Primerica since June 2008 assisting clients to achieve their financial objectives.
“We are looking for students with a good financial background and strong communication skills to work with our clients,” said Dahya.
Primerica is located locally in the Burlington area and provides financial planning for clients.
As an added bonus students were being actively recruited by several former Sheridan School of Business graduates from the Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate program, the Marketing program, and the Human Resources program.
Susan Beck is a 2008 graduate of the Human Resources Management program and is now working in the Human Resources division at Rogers Communication.