Event Coordinator: Antonio Castro
On January 13th, 2016, the UBC CSCE Student Chapter welcomed Allison Miller and Njeri Njoora from Ledcor to provide a presentation on networking and interview techniques. The pair are part of Ledcor’s recruitment team and are responsible for hiring at the Vancouver branch of the company.
The lecture began with a brief overview of Ledcor’s history and core values. The company has a long history in the Canadian construction industry, and they set themselves apart by staying true to their values of safety, quality, integrity, sustainability, and success in their projects. Ledcor also maintains the True Blue initiative to foster stronger relationships with one’s colleagues.
After their presentation, Allison and Njeri fielded a number of questions from the student audience, including the following:
- How to introduce yourself at a networking event
- What companies look for when hiring new employees from a recruiter’s point of view
- How to effectively use LinkedIn to maintain professional relationships
We would like to thank Allison and Njeri for providing this valuable insight into networking and we look forward to working with them again in the future.