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Candidly Speaking 7: Ability, Aspiration and Leadership

Ability, Aspiration and Leadership Explored in 7th Candidly Speaking Event A capacity audience attended the seventh AIM Candidly Speaking event at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver on October 22, 2015 to…

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Candidly Speaking 6: Workplace Mental Health – The Whole Story

February 12, 2015 – Vancity Trillium Room, 369 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver A diverse group of employers, individuals with disabilities and service providers gathered on February 12, 2015 to discuss the…

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2014 Conference Summary

AIM Conference: Embracing Ability: Making it Happen March 5 and 6, 2014 Marriott Pinnacle Vancouver Hotel Persons with Disabilities and Business Leaders “Making it Happen” at the 2nd Annual AIM…

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Candidly Speaking: Innovation in Accommodation

INNOVATION IN ACCOMMODATION The use of the “spellcheck” and “grammar check” within a Word document is a form of assistive technology, said Bruce Mesman, Technology Coordinator at Assistive Technology BC…

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Candidly Speaking: Navigating the Waters of Return to Work

STAYING AFLOAT WHEN NAVIGATING THE WATERS On June 12th, 2013 AIM hosted its 4th Candidly Speaking workshop, “Navigating the Waters of Return to Work”, focusing on the process of return…

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2013 Conference Summary

“Embracing Ability: Redefining a Diverse Workforce” March 12 & 13th, 2013 Empire Landmark Hotel Please click on the below video for highlights from the 2013 Conference, Embracing Ability: Redefining a…

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Candidly Speaking: ‘A Second Glance’ at the Art of Interviewing

DEMONSTRATING EFFECTIVE INTERVIEWING SKILLS Comments such as these, “our company is starting to do this…” or “it is one of our objectives to… “ were made at the start of…

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Candidly Speaking: How Does it Work?

CANDID DISCUSSIONS ABOUT “HOW DOES IT WORK?” ENERGIZES THE ROOM Over 60 participants attended the 2nd workshop in the AIM “Candidly Speaking” series: “How Does it Work?” on Wednesday June…

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Candidly Speaking: A Collaborative Approach to Disability in the Workplace

“CANDIDLY SPEAKING ” FUELS A GREAT DISCUSSION The Conference Room on the 29th Floor of the TD Canada Trust tower in downtown Vancouver was full to capacity as AIM hosted…

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