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  • Create It Custom! By Silveri Jewellers

    Sometimes you have a vision for the perfect jewellery piece, you  know exactly what you want but it feels like everywhere you look you haven’t found anything exactly like the piece you’re dreaming of. At Silveri, we’re all about making your dreams come true and that’s what we got to do recently with Sharon and […]

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  • Create an Effective Job Posting to Hire Students

    An effective job posting includes a job summary, required skills, responsibilities, tasks and additional information such as location, salary and other relevant information. Grabbing the job seekers attention is important as you want them to apply for the role. Remember, first impressions matter! Job Title Aligning the job title with the job activities is a […]

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  • Miller Thomson LLP: Member Profile

    Miller Thomson and its employees are deeply involved in the local community – both as direct sponsors of events and charitable contributors. They are involved in Communitech, not only because of their close proximity to it and the financial benefit of dealing with them, but also “because it is the future, and it helps, on […]

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  • Job Posting: Events Assistant

    EVENTS ASSISTANT The Events Assistant is responsible for coordinating and executing day to day tasks in the Events Department. You will work alongside a team to deliver successful, high calibre events, and positive guest experiences. Ideal Applicant Profile: Post-secondary courses in marketing, event planning and/or communications Some event managing experience Proficiency in Social Media Management […]

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  • What’s Estate?

    What’s Estate? By: Silveri Jewellers It’s a question we hear all the time – “what is Estate Jewellery?” Estate Jewellery is previously loved jewellery. These pieces have been brought into our stores by someone looking to get rid of old or unused jewellery. Our master goldsmiths then refurbish the piece to have it looking like […]

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  • ISU Corp Software Wins Canadian Business Excellence Award

    ISU CORP, a leading custom software solutions enterprise, has announced that they have been awarded the Canadian Business Excellence Award for Private Businesses 2019, presented by Excellence Canada and The Globe and Mail. The Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses is a national award administered annually. This special designation recognizes businesses from all industries […]

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  • Digital Marketing Apprentice Program

    We live in a digital dependent world with more and more people connecting online everyday. So what does this mean for your business?  Digital marketing has never been more important and essential to the growth and success of a business than right now. But coming up with a successful digital marketing plan isn’t always easy […]

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  • The Importance of Engaging with Post-Secondary Students

    An active growing economy is a healthy economy. But how can businesses grow when there is a talent deficit? As expected with retiring baby boomers, Canada’s economy is going through a talent shortage making it important for small businesses to get engaged with post-secondary students for the future. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce report, Obstacles […]

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  • The Chamber’s New Co-op TEAM!

    For the first time, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce (GKWCC) is proud to announce that we have developed a Co-op team! Our co-op students – Anika Ibrahim, Brody McManus, and Harvir Grewal – are working with Allison Mitchell on the GKWCC’s initiative, Access Student Talent that is being piloted in collaboration with Conestoga […]

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  • Employer Insights: Working with Students with Lesley Warren Design Group and Little Mushroom Catering!

    We caught up with our friends Lesley Warren Design Group and Little Mushroom Catering to talk about their experiences with experiential learning and working with post-secondary students. Little Mushroom Catering is a local business founded in Kitchener in 2010 and they are a full service catering company mainly catering weddings, milestones and business/corporate events. Little […]

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