Peel: HR Students and New Professionals | Speed Mentoring and Networking Event

Date and Time

Starts:09/22/2021 6:00 PM

Ends:09/22/2021 8:00 PM

Event Type: Webcast




Members: Free or Optional $5 Donation | Non-members: $30


Additional Information

Event Sponsor

This event will have a brief presentation to attendees about the purpose of mentorship and obtaining the maximum benefit from a mentoring relationship. Thereafter, there will be timed breakout sessions where the attendees will be switched in and out rooms so that each person can meet the HR professionals who will be waiting in each room. There will be approximately 6 rooms with 2 HR professionals assigned, of varying experience level and backgrounds, and who will address specific career-related questions posed by the attendees, as appropriate.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn the required Knowledge, Skills and Experience needed to enter and excel in the HR field.
  2. Obtain a realistic understanding of what a chosen career path entails.
  3. Understand how to build and sustain professional relationships, and create networks.

During registration, please consider the donation option. Donated funds collected through this event registration will be equally divided between Indspire and Black Youth Helpline, preferred charities identified by HRPA members in a recent survey.

CANCELLATION POLICY:  ALL cancellations MUST be received in writing, 3 business days in advance of the event, to  Registration fees are 100% non-refundable after that time. If it is a complimentary event, a $30 no-show fee invoice will be issued to those registrants who do not attend and have not provided the required notice. Cancellation Deadline is Mon. Sept. 20/21 at 11:59pm.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Mon. Sept. 20/21 at 11:59pm.

QUESTIONS: Please reach out to Tracey Gallacher if you have any questions.

Speaker bio(s)
Tracey-Ann Dobson-Hamilton, Committee Lead, Student Liaison Committee

Tracey-Ann Dobson-Hamilton is a Human Resources Administrator in a global company. Previously, she worked as a lawyer and accredited family mediator for almost 5 years in Peel Region. Currently, Tracey-Ann volunteers with the HRPA Peel Chapter Student Liaison Committee. She is the Committee Lead for the Student Liaison where she supports the Committee Chair and works with a team to plan and host various student-focused events. Also, she volunteers for the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) on their Professional Development Committee. Previously, she worked with a team to plan and execute various PD events including speed mentoring and networking, the annual conference in 2018, Black History month and panel discussions. She recently started a new role as CABL’s Director of Professional Development where she leads a team to continue this work. Tracey-Ann has had the opportunity to be mentored by professionals in the Legal and Human Resources field. She has participated in formal mentorship programs including the HRPA’s MentorCity and continues to have informal relationships with these professionals. Knowing the benefits of mentoring, she encourages everyone, where possible, to mentor or to be mentored.