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Timeless Tips for New Grads: Searching for Careers During a Recession


Find a career that you love no matter what is going on in the world around you

New graduates face unique challenges when entering the workforce, especially in a recession and in times of crisis. These challenges include: a natural lack of work experience, hiring freezes by employers, numerous candidates for available jobs, and laid off experienced people who can hit the ground running for employers. For the environmental sector to advance and grow, we need to help new graduates entering the job market so that they can implement new ideas, use the knowledge learned during their formal education and position themselves to be the environmental leaders of tomorrow.

If you’re a recent grad looking for work in the environmental industry during the COVID-19 pandemic join Darrell Haight, CEO and Founder of Trace Associates Inc. to find out how you can kick start your environmental career. This 30 minute presentation will cover the following tips for success:

  • How to find a career during a crisis
  • Timeless tips in finding a career that you love
  • Knowing and understanding what employers are looking for
  • How to build your network
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Darrell Haight, President, CEO and co-founder, Trace Associates Inc.

Darrell Haight is the President, CEO, and co-founder of Trace Associates Inc. (Trace). Mr. Haight and Ms. Rhonda Smith co-founded Trace in 2006 in Calgary, Alberta. Darrell has over 20 years of experience in business operations and strategy, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Under Darrell’s leadership, Trace has grown to over 90 employees, including over 45 employee-owners across Western Canada. Darrell still oversees Trace’s recruitment program and enjoys helping young professionals find their best fit in the Environmental Industry.

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Find a career that you love no matter what is going on in the world around you

New graduates face unique challenges when entering the workforce, especially in a recession and in times of crisis. These challenges include: a natural lack of work experience, hiring freezes by employers, numerous candidates for available jobs, and laid off experienced people who can hit the ground running for employers. For the environmental sector to advance and grow, we need to help new graduates entering the job market so that they can implement new ideas, use the knowledge learned during their formal education and position themselves to be the environmental leaders of tomorrow.

If you’re a recent grad looking for work in the environmental industry during the COVID-19 pandemic join Darrell Haight, CEO and Founder of Trace Associates Inc. to find out how you can kick start your environmental career. This 30 minute presentation will cover the following tips for success:

  • How to find a career during a crisis
  • Timeless tips in finding a career that you love
  • Knowing and understanding what employers are looking for
  • How to build your network
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Darrell Haight, President, CEO and co-founder, Trace Associates Inc.

Darrell Haight is the President, CEO, and co-founder of Trace Associates Inc. (Trace). Mr. Haight and Ms. Rhonda Smith co-founded Trace in 2006 in Calgary, Alberta. Darrell has over 20 years of experience in business operations and strategy, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Under Darrell’s leadership, Trace has grown to over 90 employees, including over 45 employee-owners across Western Canada. Darrell still oversees Trace’s recruitment program and enjoys helping young professionals find their best fit in the Environmental Industry.