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Fireside Chat – Career Development in Data Science – Online

October 7, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Join WiBD Toronto for a virtual fireside chat to learn about the current job market of data science in 2020.

On October 7th, we are inviting 2 technical recruiters in the field of data science to share their insights on how the pandemic is changing the way tech companies hire new talents and how should the applicants better prepared for it.

• What is the current state of data science job market? How has it changed during COVID19 pandemic?

• How keen are companies to hire during pandemic and how has the hiring process changed? How should applicants prepare for such hiring process?

• What are the main industries for data professionals in Toronto and what industries are emerging/growing?

• …and more!

Tatyanna Sarjeant: Tatyanna has been working in the Technology Staffing industry for just under 2 years, supporting clients throughout the GTA and Toronto. These clients include the top 5 banks in Canada to retail giants such as Walmart and Home Depot and even large government organizations. She has supported these clients on all areas of technology, from development to creative as well as functional roles.

Bruce Dorland: Bruce co-founded gdR in 2007 with a vision of bringing great people and tech companies together, all in support of scaling the Canadian tech ecosystem. Previously, Bruce was a consultant with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and led product for startup mobile and SaaS offerings at Brightspark, a leading VC and incubator, and Tucows. With Tucows, his webmail and security products were used by over 3 million people across global brands such as Comcast, Virgin and Hughes Network Systems. Bruce is an active volunteer, coaching hockey and baseball teams, while also having a keen passion in helping guide students into tech careers. Bruce is a business graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University

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Date:
October 7, 2020
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT