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The Events Committee: Where the good stuff happens!  

Who we are
The Events Committee creates a medium for HR p​rofessionals to come together to network and learn, and hopefully have some fun in the process.  We seek to identify and host insightful and informative industry leaders and experts so that members can enhance their professional competencies and network in an engaging setting.

Visit our volunteer section to view our list of Committee Members.​

How you can help
We welcome your suggestions and feedback regarding topics and speakers of interest, and the support of sponsors who make it possible to run these events. Please contact us at 

The Employment Networking Group (ENG) - twice a month on Mondays

The Toronto Chapter - HRPA holds twice monthly Employment Networking Group (ENG) sessions for members in transition. On Mondays when the sessions are held, there are two meetings - one from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM for senior members in transition (10+ years of experience) and the second meeting from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM for junior to intermediate members (0-9 years of experience). Meetings are facilitated by Arlene Yam Fritz.
If you are in career transition, not currently employed and actively searching for work, you might find these sessions useful. Volunteer speakers and experts from the business community present to both groups and speak on a variety of topics related to job search in the current environment. If you would like to suggest a potential guest speaker (including yourself) please email There will be 2-3 times per year when both groups will meet together to network, learn and coach. 
Location: HRPA offices at 150 Bloor Street West, 2nd FL, Suite 100 (corner of Avenue Road and Bloor St) in Toronto
Pricing: Complimentary (Registration required - registration links are included in the update emails that are sent out and via Twitter)

July 4th: Using Linkedin to Advance Your Career

LinkedIn is a powerful business networking tool with direct and indirect benefits to anyone looking to develop in their career. In this session we will discuss the direct and indirect benefits to a well-structured LinkedIn profile, and some best practices for creating and maintaining your online presence. Speaker Adam Walsh will provide ‘real world’ examples with the following learning outcomes: 

  • Understanding the importance and power of LinkedIn
  • Understanding the elements of a powerful LinkedIn profile
  • Understanding the pitfalls and traps of social media to avoid
  • Understanding the importance of networking and how LinkedIn can help  


JR Session (0-9 Years) 

SR Session (10+ Years)​ 

July 18th: Peer Networking


​Mentorship Program Year-end Celebration - June 27, 2016  POSTPONED

The Mentorship Committee regrets to inform that this event has been postponed to the Fall.  Additional details will be made available as they become available.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Click here ​for more information on our Mentorship program. If you are interested in joining the program, please register using  MentorCity​​.




 HRPA Events Calendar