How to Get Hired During COVID-19: Navigating the Virtual Job Hunt
Friday, May 22, 12 pm-1 pm EDT
Join Rotman Vice-Dean Ken Corts as he welcomes Professor Maja Djikic and Rotman alumna Mary Sullivan, Chief Talent Officer at CPP Investments, to examine today’s job market and discuss the current challenges of hiring for both talent and employers. An expert on body language and presence, Prof. Djikic will outline how to ace the virtual interview. Learn how to stand out as a candidate as Sullivan shares what employers are looking for as they recruit remotely.
About the presenters
Maja Djikic, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management and the Director of Self-Development Laboratory at the Rotman School of Management. She is a psychologist specializing in the field of personality development. Her work examines means of developing a congruent and flexible self. She has been a post-doctoral fellow with Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking at Rotman School of Management, and Psychology Department at Harvard University. Her research in personality development has been widely published in leading journals and major media outlets.
Mary Sullivan (MBA ’95) is Senior Managing Director and Chief Talent Officer at CPP Investments. She is responsible for talent acquisition, organizational development, international mobility, compensation and benefits, facilities and office services, and inclusion and diversity. Prior to joining CPP Investments, Mary was Senior Vice President at Holt, Renfrew & Co. where she was responsible for their Human Resources function. Prior to that she was Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. She also spent seven years as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at IMAX Corporation.
Ken Corts, Ph.D. is the Marcel Desautels Chair in Entrepreneurship, Professor of Economics Analysis and Policy, and Vice-Dean, Faculty & Research at the Rotman School of Management. Through his widely published research and teaching, Professor Corts applies advances in industrial organization economics, game theory, and competitive strategy to a wide range of problems and industries. His work addresses topics in pricing, network economics, technology adoption, organizational economics, and competition policy. Before joining the Rotman School, he was an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor in the Competition and Strategy area at Harvard Business School.
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