Sheridan Business Career Fair links business students with top level employers

Sheridan School of Business students

Sheridan School of Business students network at recent Career Fair.

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.

School of Business students offer resumes

Sheridan School of Business students explore career opportunities with top-level employers.

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.

Pictured with Nagel is Tom Baczynski, General Manager at the Mississauga Fastenal Canada location, a recent Sheridan School of Business Marketing program graduate.

Greg Nagel, and Tom Baczynski recent Sheridan graduate

Greg Nagel, and Tom Baczynski, recent Sheridan School of Business graduate

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.

Doug Kimmerly, President, Direct Service Network Ltd talks about his company with Sheridan business students

Doug Kimmerly, President, Direct Service Network Ltd talks about his company with Sheridan business students

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.

Sanjay Dahya (right) with James Secondino, Regional Vice-president Primerica speaks with a Sheridan Business student.

Sanjay Dahya (right) with James Secondino, Regional Vice-president Primerica speaks with a Sheridan Business student.

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.

Susan Beck Sheridan Human Resources Management graduate certificate program now with Rogers Communications speaks with current Sheridan Advertising Management student Rajat Awasti

Susan Beck, Sheridan Human Resources Management graduate certificate program now with Rogers Communications speaks with current Sheridan Advertising Management student Rajat Awasti

Jaime Brutin, Absolute Recruitment, a Sheridan Human Resources Management graduate speaks with Zahid Contractor and Bhupinder Buttar, International Business Management program.

Jaime Brutin, Absolute Recruitment, a Sheridan Human Resources Management graduate speaks with Zahid Contractor and Bhupinder Buttar, International Business Management program.

Jaime Brutin, a 2008 Human Resources Management graduate, is currently working with Absolute Recruitment.
Imran Badshaw is a 2007 graduate of the Human Resources program and is now working in Human Resources for Winners.
Iram Badshaw, Human Resource Management 2007, recruitment for Winners Inc. speaks with Ashley Mcewen, Marketing program.

Imran Badshaw, Human Resource Management 2007, recruitment for Winners Inc. speaks with Ashley Mcewen, Marketing program.

Mike Kayo, 1997 graduate of the Business Administration program, now a Financial Security Advisor with Freedom 55 and Quadrus Investments speaks with Anissa Watson, Human Resources Management program.

Mike Kayo, 1977 graduate of the Business Administration program, now a Financial Security Advisor with Freedom 55 and Quadrus Investments speaks with Anissa Watson, Human Resources Management program.

In a refreshing blast from the past, 1977 Sheridan Business Administration graduate Mike Kayo represented Freedom 55 and Quadrus Investment Services meeting with the newest crop of Sheridan School of Business students.
“I’m enthused with and very excited to meet with this vibrant group of Sheridan students, they have a good understanding of the markets,” said Kayo.