Today, TalentEgg, Canada’s leading online career resource for students and new grads, announced its renewed partnership with CEOx1Day, Odgers Berndtson’s annual leadership program that gives third and fourth-year university students an opportunity to spend a day with some of the country’s top CEOs.
To the partnership, TalentEgg once again brings exclusive access to its nationwide network of career-focused students, as Odgers Berndtson continues to provide an unparalleled professional opportunity that exposes selected candidates to a rigorous recruitment process mirroring that of an executive search.
“We are delighted to continue the partnership, bringing students an opportunity to participate in an unparalleled leadership development program and helping Odgers Berndtson recruit the best and the brightest candidates for CEOx1Day.” said Mary Barroll, President of TalentEgg.
Now in its fifth consecutive year, the CEOx1Day Program matches ambitious third and fourth-year students with one of 19 top executives from the country’s leading organizations. This year, finalists will be matched with CEOs from Kellogg’s, PayPal, the David Suzuki Foundation, the Ottawa Senators, and more.
TalentEgg looks forward to providing an authentic youth voice in the campaign’s coverage for the second year in a row, and will once again provide educational resources and insider access to the various recruitment phases to its talent network.
Of the renewed partnership, Jacqueline Foley, Chief Marketing Officer at Odgers Berndtson said, “TalentEgg is a wonderful partner that helps us connect with top students across the country. As a key career resource for young talent, TalentEgg shares in our philosophy that there is nothing more important than developing Canada’s future leaders. They have done a great job in helping us get the word out about our CEOx1Day program and the tremendous mentoring and learning opportunity it offers to students who are just starting to think about their careers.”
Also back for another year are CEOx1Day program partners McKinsey & Company, a globally recognized advisor to the world’s leading businesses, governments, and institutions, Hogan Assessments, which helps businesses succeed through extensive personality assessments designed to predict career performance for businesses on a global scale, and official media partner and influential news source, The Globe and Mail.
TalentEgg is Canada’s most popular job site and online career resource for students and recent graduates. Since its establishment in 2008, TalentEgg has helped millions of students and recent grads hatch their careers, and has worked with hundreds of Canadian employers to successfully attract top Gen Y and Gen Z talent to join their organizations.
While connecting students and recent graduates with meaningful, career-launching jobs from top employers in Canada, TalentEgg also provides thousands of free career resources created specifically with students and recent grads in mind, and supports an active and diverse community of people who are passionate about improving youth employment in Canada, including employers, career centres, educators, parents, and students and recent grads themselves.
This article was originally published on TalentEgg.com.
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