WorkCabin’s founder Gregg McLachlan is pleased to again be working with Emerging Leaders For Biodoversity to host its very popular environmental resume and careers workshop in Toronto. This annual event has attracted a full house each year and gives environmental students and recent environmental grads new perspectives on crafting more effective resumes and insights into kickstart their careers in a very competitive field.
Are you interested in improving your resume and cover letter or simply just want to get another perspective in your career development? Come join ELB and WorkCabin and get advice and guidance from experienced environmental professionals. This is the fourth environmental workshop presented by the Emerging Leaders for Biodiversity. Each year the organization receives positive feedback and successful stories from the attendees regarding job hunting as a result of this workshop.
Each year ELB invites environmental professionals and experts from different sectors (non-profit, government, private consulting, etc.) and fields (aquatic, terrestrial) to participate in a panel discussion moderated by Gregg McLachlan. Some of the panelists take an important role in the hiring process for their employers, so it is a great opportunity to ask questions and get insights about the screening process. Knowing what works and what doesn’t may increase your chances of getting interviews and eventually your foot in the door.
Gregg specializes in resume building, cover letter writing and interview preparation specifically for the environmental field.
Workshop panelists for this year:
– Genevieve Rowe, M.Sc., Lead Biologist, Native Pollinator Initiative, Wildlife Preservation Canada
– Jenn Reader, Ecologist, GeoProcess Research Associates
– Alexandra Meeker, Ontario Provincial Biologist, Trout Unlimited Canada