The Power of Opportunity: Landing your dream job

may, 2019

14may5:30 pm8:00 pmThe Power of Opportunity: Landing your dream job

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Our next installment in the Power of () series will explore how people can identify, prepare for, and take advantage of growing opportunities in our technology industry. Our panel of experts will engage in a lively discussion around:

  • The Dream Jobs: What are the growing opportunities in the tech field?
  • Getting Noticed: What do people look for when they are considering candidates for postiions?
  • The Hidden Market: How can you find opportunities outside the traditional job postings?


(Tuesday) 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

900 Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2W6

Speakers for this event

  • Dan Queiros

    Dan Queiros

    Founding Partner, Affinity Staffing

    Dan brings over 20 years of experience as a recruiter, career counsellor, and entrepreneur. He started his employment counselling career with teh YWCA where he was a youth eployment counsellor and program managed a teen mentorshp program connecting young women with female leaders. As a recruiter speciailizing in the Information Technology sector, he has worked with hundreds of IT professionals looking for new challenges, experiencing career displacement or transition. He brings a deep history working with a broad range of clients from start-ups to enterprises in various verticals.

    Founding Partner, Affinity Staffing

  • Nelson Cook

    Nelson Cook

    Client Manager, TEEMA Solutions Group

    Nelson is a BC native who grew up in South Surrey and brings a progressive 13+ years background in teh IT professional staffing industry. He has serviced the Vancouver Lower Mainland for 9 years in addition to the 4 years servicing greater China, where he lived in Hong Kong with his wife and daugher. His unique background has allowed him to open multiple offices and bring to maket a number of recruitment brands from ground up, and he prides himself on sharing a passion for the promoting of best recruitment practicies, policies, and sourcing strategies to ensure the short & long term needs of his clients are met.

    Client Manager, TEEMA Solutions Group

  • Nousha Qasimi

    Nousha Qasimi

    Talent Acquisition Specialist, Cost Capital Savings

    Nousha has extensive years of experience in full-cycle corporate recruitment under her belt and specialies in recruiting for Tech, Marketing, and Risk professionals. She loves her profession because she gets to build and nurture relationships while remaining challenged to find that perfect candidate in today's competitive talent market. When she's not recruiting, she's probably in the yoga studio (she lives a sweaty life and will probably "recruit" you to join her for a hot yoga class), listening to Podcasts, travelling, or watching teh latest Netflix documentaries.

    Talent Acquisition Specialist, Cost Capital Savings

  • Scott Hirsch

    Scott Hirsch

    Chief Technology Officer, TalentMarketplace

    Scott builds and manages the technology which facilitates a direct connection between Vancouver's best project management talent and employers who need them as CTO for TalentMarketplace. He has over a decade of varied coding experience in addition to an extensive Salesforce consulting background. He enjoys iaido (Japanese sword martial arts) and riding motorcycles in his spare time - usually not at the same time.

    Chief Technology Officer, TalentMarketplace

  • Wendy Knight

    Wendy Knight

    Senior Consultant, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge

    Wendy is a Senior Consultant with 25 years of experience supporting individuals and organizations through change and restructuring. Her background includes considerable experience in Human Resources, corporate transitions, and career coaching from the perspective of both the employer and as a consultant. She has personally worked with employees at all levels from front line retail workers to senior corporate executives in a variety of sectors including high technology, professional services, and retail organizations. She is an experienced Career coach a certified Birkman Consultant, and leads the BC Career Transition practice delivery for Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge.

    Senior Consultant, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge


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