Video: Rob Henderson, President of BioTalent Canada
What’s Happened: A warm welcome to BioTalent Canada’s new partners for April, 2013: – Porter AirlinesCanBio (Canadian BioEnergy Association) – MODIS – is one of Canada’s premiere IT staffing specialists. Please take a minute and browse our Revised Partner page, which includes enhanced descriptions of all of our partners, links and descriptions of discounts and services available to your stakeholders.
Porter Airlines joins us after a great press release announcing their Partnership. If you are flying to BIO2013 in Chicago, it is not too late to use our exclusive Discount Code! Our first BioBasics course took place on February 26-27 in Toronto, in partnership with BioTech Primer. It was a great success and we are already exploring new potential sessions with other Partners across Canada.
If you are interested in hosting a course, contact me directly. The new 2013-2014 Career Focus Program is here! BioTalent Canada is administering a $1.5 Million program for BioTech companies to onboard new graduates in term positions at Canadian Biotech companies. The maximum grant is $20,000 and it’s one of our most popular programs. Apply now!  
What’s New: The New Compensation Study for the Bio-economy is ongoing. We are excited about the study and are happy to be working with our partner TechEdge to bring you the most up-to-date compensation information in Canadian biotech. If you want the results, you must participate!
Please encourage your stakeholders to participate as well The results will be important and helpful to SMEs and larger organizations. Thanks to a project grant from Citizenship & Immigration Canada, the new Biotech Resumé-Builder (an enhancement to the PetriDish) is now live. Look for more information to follow on this great new addition to our Product & Service line-up.  
Coming Up: The First in a series of webinars, created in partnership with HRPA will launch April 30. Entitled: “How to Manage the Risks in Your Hiring Process,” this webinar will assist Biotech employers in the legal pitfalls of the hiring process. The cost is only $69 so sign up now! – Please forward the link to your members or anyone you know who will benefit from this informative session!
Don’t forget to visit us at BIO 2013 in Chicago! We’ll be in booth #4133 in the Canada Pavilion with our Life Science and Bio-economy partners: BioAlberta, AgWest Bio, LSAM, Life Sciences Ontario, , Rx&D, PEI BioAlliance and BioNova.


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