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Virtual Career Fair

Sept 21, 8 A.M. - 4 P.M. MST

Salon de l'emploi en français

Virtual Career Fair

On September 21 at 8:00 A.M. MST, ECO Canada is hosting our third national virtual career event, bringing together today’s leading innovative organizations, thought leaders, and professionals in the environmental sector.

Our interactive career fair platform will recreate the look and feel of a face-to-face career fair. Employers will have fully customizable branded booths with multiple chat and video options to connect with professionals. Attendees can browse the booths in the tradeshow and attend our program of live webinars in the auditorium. You will have the opportunity to connect with your next employer/employee who will contribute to your business growth and environmental initiative advancements.



September 21, 2023 09:00

Career Path Design - Where and How to Find Work in the Environmental Sector

Environmental jobs come in all shapes and sizes, and there's more than one path to a successful career. In this webinar we will give a brief introduction to the Green Economy and discuss the transitioning workforce. We will also provide an overview of 3 career paths in the environmental sector, discuss the education and training required for each career path as well as the jobs available. To conclude we will delve in to the different types of jobs that exist in the environmental workforce - including some of the jobs not traditionally associated with the sector

September 21, 2023 10:00

New Knowledge - Insight for Newcomers

Are you a newcomer to Canada looking for work? Do you feel like your cultural background is holding you back? In this webinar, we'll talk about how to develop a strong job search plan that will help you find success in Canada, as well as how to identify your strengths and use them in your job search. We'll also talk about cultural differences, the challenges of networking as a newcomer and where to look for opportunities.

September 21, 2023 11:00

Communication Skills Masterclass

Do you want to be the person who makes things happen at work?  We've got the communication skills you need to do just that!  In this webinar, you'll learn how to step up your game by learning essential communication skills like:"Do you want to be the person who makes things happen at work?  We've got the communication skills you need to do just that!  In this webinar, you'll learn how to step up your game by learning essential communication skills like:Active Listening: we will provide tips for active listening, such as maintaining eye contact, asking clarifying questions, and paraphrasingProfessional Communication: We will provide examples of professional communication and the benefits such as building trust and improving collaborationResolving Conflict Efficiently: We will share strategies for resolving conflict efficientlyEffective Commjunication with Coworkers: We will discuss the benefits of effective communication with coworkers, and provide examples of how effective communication can improve workplace outcomesNetworking Best Practises.

September 21, 2023 13:00

Writing Winning Resumes and Cover Letters

Hiring practices in Canada have changed. Make the best of your work search by joining us when we discuss:
How recruiters know when you use AI in applications: Many recruiters use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to scan resumes for specific keywords and phrases. If you use AI to generate your resume or cover letter, the ATS may flag it as suspicious or unoriginal.
Tips from Actual Recruiters: Recruiters recommend tailoring your resume and cover letter to the job you're applying for, using keywords and phrases from the job description, and highlighting your relevant skills and experience. We will provide tips from actual recruiters on what they are looking for in applications.
What Recruiters Are Looking For vs. Hiring Managers.
Best Practices: Some best practices for writing winning resumes and cover letters.

September 21, 2023 14:00

Mock Interview

You've done the prep work. You've read up on the company and practiced your answers to common interview questions. You're ready to nail this interview. Now what? Join our host while we show you what NOT to do in an interview, tips and tricks to nailing the interview and how to decode your interviewers body language.

Workplace Scenarios

We’ll go through scenarios covering: creating a culture of respect in your workplace; dealing with issues like diversity and inclusion; managing conflict and effective communication with employees.

September 21, 2023 15:00

Lifelong Learning

Continuing education and professional development is so important in today's fast-paced and constantly changing work environment. In this webinar we will discuss:
The benefits of lifelong learning, including increased job satisfaction, improved performance, and increased employability.
Strategies for staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies, such as attending conferences, networking with peers, and taking online courses.
The impact of lifelong learning on career advancement and job security.
The impact of technology on workplace etiquette, including email communication, video conferencing, and social media.

ECO Canada Services/Products

Sponsor Webinar - Spotlight Innovation projects

September 21, 2023 09:00

ECO Employment Programs and Wage Funding - Who, What, Where, When and Why

Are you looking for funding to change careers or to hire talent? Join us for this webinar where we will discuss: how to apply for government programs, what programs are available and where to apply.

September 21, 2023 10:00

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Environmental Sector

In this webinar we will define diversity, equity, and inclusion and discuss why it's important to specifically address the needs of colleagues with different abilities. We will also talk about the policies and strategies that can be implemented to ensure that the workplace is inclusive. We will explain how people with different abilities may need different types of accommodations or support, and how managers and colleagues can be trained to be more aware of these needs. Finally, we will discuss how to address any biases or stereotypes that may exist in the workplace, and how to create an environment where people with different abilities can share their perspectives and feel valued.

September 21, 2023 11:00

Identifying, Measuring and Improving Essential Skills in your Workers

Employers tend not to identify employees’ lack of essential skills as an immediate challenge to be addressed. Instead, they address business issues arising from their operating environment. These issues, which include low productivity, poor safety records and high error rates, may mask underlying essential skills challenges.
We will discuss productive feedback, performance reviews and touch on training that you can implement in your team.

September 21, 2023 13:00

The Landscape of the Environmental Workforce

The landscape of environmental work has changed dramatically in the last ten years. What has transitioned? What are the current trends? How do you keep up with all of these changes? This webinar will help you take a comprehensive look at where we’ve been, what we know now, and what lies ahead.


Frequently Asked Questions

Virtual career fairs have surfaced as a dynamic solution to help employers in breaking free from all the limitations of the traditional hiring events. By providing a 3-D online platform, employers and job seekers can now connect in a virtual setting mimicking the feel of a physical event, but without the restricting attributes known to be a source of frustration for recruiters.
The deadline for exhibitors to sign up for the Virtual Career Fair is September 8th. This is to give us time to set up your virtual booth before the event begins.
The Career Fair will be on SEPT 21 at 8 A.M. - 4 P.M. MST
Our career fair platform requires no downloads or Flash, are 100% mobile-friendly and work on all modern browsers.
The Virtual Career Fair is free for attendees. We have a number of partnership opportunities available for employers looking to exhibit and the event.
Here are some tips to help you make the most out of our Virtual Career fair:
  • Upload your resume – your resume should be concise, clean and current. Upload your resume to our platform when you register so that you are ready to engage with employers.
  • Do your research – Research the companies who will be there, identify the ones that interest you the most and do some reading before the event.
  • Dress like you are attending a face-to-face event – look professional and well groomed to help give employers the right impression
  • Prepare, prepare, prepare – Preparation is key. Practice your elevator pitch to help you have smooth interactions with employers.
  • Create a reminder – It is easy to forget about webinars and virtual events. Set a reminder t make sure that you don’t miss out.
  • Follow up – It is so important to send a follow up to any and all employers that you talk to on the day. This will help you remain fresh in the minds of recruiters
In addition to the 20+ employers who will be there we are also offer a program of informational webinars on a diverse range of topics.
Yes. All of our webinar sessions will be recorded and available to attendees on demand up to 1 month after the career fair ends.