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Event Recap: Young Professionals Week

Hamilton HIVE and its Member Groups declared Young Professionals Week in Hamilton by hosting a series of events during the week from May 14 - 20, 2017.

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Cassandra D'Ambrosio
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YP Spotlight: Allison Maxted

“Most Hamiltonians embrace and support new people and ideas rather than tear each other down. Hamilton is full of opportunities to meet people and get involved. It's easier to "plug in" here as a newcomer than in most cities.”

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Liz Enriquez
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Young Professionals Week: May 14-20, 2017

Mark your calendars: May 14-20 is Young Professionals Week and we’ve planned a week of networking and professional development events for young professionals in Hamilton and the GTHA!

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Cassandra D'Ambrosio
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3 Big Reasons You Should Care About Big Data

Your information is being transformed into useful, actionable insights by businesses and organizations everywhere. Big Data is big enough that it is now considered mainstream. So, what does this mean for YPs?

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YP Spotlight: Sim Kalsi

At RSK, our hands are our most important tools. They play a vital role in the direction, care, and repair of every vehicle that comes through our shop

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Andrea Cooke
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The Sharing City: How The Sharing Economy is Shaping Hamilton
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David Potter
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YP Spotlight: Aaron-Mitchell Myles Baker

Aaron-Mitchell moved to Hamilton to pursue his university education and collegiate football career. While playing football with McMaster, he competed in two national championships and won the McMaster Special Teams MVP award.

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Liz Enriquez
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YP Spotlight: Carlos Flores

“It’s about planning it, put it in your calendar and abide by it. That is your appointment with yourself, it’s self maintenance and self care.”

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Corey Helie-Masters
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Top 5: Books YPs are Reading
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Toni Shelton
professional development
4 Tips To Start Building Your Personal Brand

So what is a personal brand? Why is it important? And most notably, how are you going to build one that works to your advantage instead of your detriment? No matter what your goal, a personal brand is integral to achieving it.

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Andrea Pohlmann
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YP Spotlight: Sonia Seguin

I moved from India to Hamilton when I was 11 years old. I’m bicultural and moving was a difficult process, but Hamilton was such a welcoming, diverse place to call home. I fell in love instantly!

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