Author Archive | Jen Schaeffers


Top 5 Takeaways from Women’s Executive Network’s “Women in Tech” Talk, by: Rebecca Kwong-Taylor

By: Rebecca Kwong-Taylor Last week I was fortunate to attend Women’s Executive Network’s “Women in Tech” talk. Mere minutes into the breakfast event at Terminal City Club, featured guest, Cybele Negris, already comes across as extremely down-to-earth, forthcoming, and genuine. Throughout her morning talk, the Founder and President busts myths, challenges the status quo, […]

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Mom Inc. Movement

Win a ticket to momincMOVEMENT Conference on Nov 16th at Westin Bayshore has a ticket to giveaway to one lucky winner to momincMOVEMENT Conference on November 16th at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver.  Ticket value is $399. Are you looking to connect working moms with inspiration, education and solutions? Our event combines the best speakers in career development, business development and lifestyle inspiration. Our amazing day is […]

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Enter to win a copy of Alex Samuel’s e-book ‘Work Smarter with Linkedin’

We are HUGE fans of Alexandra Samuel. For those of you who aren’t aware, Alex is: Vice President, Social Media at Vision Critical. Social media speaker, author, blogger. She blogs for one of our favourite blogs – Harvard Biz Review (they have over 1,000,000 followers…not too shabby!) and is a local Vancouverite. Recently, Alex wrote an […]

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Using social media for networking + fun! By feature writer: Garth Jackson

By Garth Jackson  Do you find yourself…? –       Tweeting under tables? –       Sending product or service updates while driving? –       Typing with one eye open at an event, in the dark, with a glass of bubbles? Why not schedule your tweets and status updates? Stay engaged in conversations that are happening around you, perhaps for […]

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Enter to win a ticket to Vancouver Women In Business Luncheon at WIL are teaming up with Women In Leadership Foundation for their next event – 8th annual Women in Business Luncheon around the discussion the “Best Advice I Ever Got” on May 30th at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. About the event: In a panel format, renowned news anchor and communications strategist, Renu Bakshi, leads the discussion with […]

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3 hurdles to creating a powerful and reputation-building LinkedIn profile

By As the West Coast’s Marketing, Communications and Sales Recruitment Specialists, we’ve witnessed the rise of the LinkedIn profile from ‘nice-to-have’ to ‘must-have’ status. With designated areas for work experience, professional references, file sharing and even status updates, LinkedIn is part business card, part portfolio and part real-time representation of who you are as […]

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Enter to win a ticket to the Founders Collective event on April 20th

Here is your chance to win one free ticket to the Founders Collective on April 20, 2013 in Vancouver. Game-Changing Founders, Entrepreneurs, CEOs & Emerging Rockstars – come join us for a day shared with friends, colleagues & new faces. Hear stories from, & share insights with, thought-leading Vancouver women, including: Suzanne Siemens, Co-Founder @ Lunapads & Pads4Girls Madeleine Shaw, Co-Founder @ Lunapads & Pads4Girls […]

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Women in Business – We’ve come a long way baby. And we have a long way to go. By: Corrie Miller

By Corrie Miller Allow me a moment on the soapbox if you will. Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, has made news recently re: her decision to recall Yahoo’s large work-from-home-force. If you missed it, Ms. Mayer is a stickler for statistics, and remote workers were not checking in to their VPN with enough regularity. Fair enough. […]

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