WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is elated to showcase as this month’s Mystsery Speaker of our Pickering Chapter, Lisa Smith.
Lisa began her career in 1996, delivering front line support to organizations in all areas of human resources, including policy and program development, talent management, performance management, recruitment & selection, and employee relations. Lisa has developed direct experience in a range of industries including software development, information technology, power, utilities and manufacturing. Firms such as Symantec, Intek Communications, Keating Technologies, Cara Foods and Robert Half.
As a baccalaureate in Human Resources Management from Centennial College where Lisa went on to also complete her post-graduate in 2010, also from Centennial College, Lisa has also successfully completed courses at York University and holds her certificate in Canadian Payroll. Lisa worked guiding and advising potential students at Centennial College while completing her post grad. Lisa has successfully taken other Human Resources Management courses such as Employment and Labour Law.
Lisa has spoken on many panels including Centennial College, TriOs College and Pathway To Success for newcomers. Lisa has been the key guest speaking for WMRCC. Speaking on many topics including what is takes to achieve gainful employment within Canada. Lisa has been a guest on television shows such as Rogers TV. Lisa and her team have also developed various courses for those that are in need of further information in such areas as Human Resources and Entrepreneurship.
Lisa was nominated in 2015 for Rising Star of the year and featured in HRD Magazine, and in 2016 was one of 9 finalist for HR Advisor/Consultancy of the year for all of Canada out of over 35,0000 HR professionals.