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march, 2024

06mar10:30 AM1:00 PMMeet the PRO10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Markham North Welcome Centre, 8400 Woodbine Ave, Ste 102-103

Event Details

Gain insights from 3 immigrant professionals who have successfully navigated their career paths in Canada!

Visit the Markham North Welcome Centre and meet the experts from The Judge Group, Chocochurros and Hong Fook.

You will learn:

  • Effective job search strategies
  • Career development tips
  • How to run your own business as immigrants.

Date: Wednesday, March 6th 2024

Location: Markham North Welcome Centre – 8400 Woodbine Ave, Suite 102, Markham ON

MEET THE PRO – Lorena Perry, Director, Staffing of The Judge Group

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Established in 1970, The Judge Group is a global leader in professional services that provides technology consulting, staffing solutions, and corporate training.

Topics include:

  • The Hiring Process (resume, social media, interviews)
  • Jobs in demand
  • What employers are looking for
  • Current Trends
  • Networking tips

MEET THE PRO – Claudia Rodriguez, Business Owner of Chocochurros 

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Food Pastry entrepreneur based in the heart of downtown Toronto specializing in the making of fresh, authentic churros.

Topics include:

  • Immigrant Entrepreneurial Journey
  • Challenges and Triumphs
  • Cultural adaptation in business
  • Networking and community engagement

MEET THE PRO – Cliff Li, Director, Operations of Hong Fook

Time: 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Community-based organization serving the GTA, promoting mental health through services, education, advocacy and research in a supportive environment.

Topics include:

  • Graduated from Welcome Centre programs; background and journey as new immigrant
  • Cultural adaptation
  • Job search and career development
  • Overcoming challenges
  • Advice for aspiring immigrants

Register Today:


(Wednesday) 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Markham North Welcome Centre

8400 Woodbine Ave, Ste 102-103