Ask an Expert Speaker Series, Apr. 25th

April 5, 2017

What are you doing to get hired?

The New Future of Work in Alberta


We are looking forward to another Ask an Expert Speaker Series with the AVE team, our members and Guest Speaker Jackie Rafter.  


We are hosting an exciting Q&A Session with Jackie Rafter, an Entrepreneur, Career Transformation Strategist and Catalyst. Join us for an evening of insightful discussion regarding Calgary’s current job market and innovative employment strategies where Jackie will identify invaluable skills that will get you hired or improve your career. This is an opportunity for our members to ask any questions they would like Jackie to address. Not to mention casual networking, happy hour drinks & appetizers! Please feel free to invite anyone you think would enjoy this event, exciting discussion and mingling with a diverse group.


Where: Ki Modern Japanese & Bar (308 4 Ave SW)
When: Tuesday, April 25th @ 5.00PM


Jackie Rafter Mini Bio



Founder, President & CEO, Higher Landing

Entrepreneur | Career Transformation Strategist | Catalyst


Jackie Rafter is a visionary serial entrepreneur and a catalyst for bringing to life forward-looking ideas and businesses. As Founder, President & CEO of Higher Landing, Jackie works with and mentors professionals, executives and globally-known athletes to help them realize their greatest ambitions and career goals. The proprietary Career Transformation methodology she has pioneered at Higher Landing is being broadly adopted across professions, particularly in the oil & gas industries as they go through significant, disruptive change.



A born-and-raised Calgarian, Jackie is a passionate change agent who believes deeply in the ability of people to tap into their potential. She is particularly focused on helping people reinvent, brand and package themselves to take advantage of the massive systemic changes taking place in job search and career management. She has taught at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and regularly appears in various media as an expert and thought leader on the oil & gas job market and the career transformation strategies necessary to thrive in it.


Previous to starting Higher Landing, Jackie built two successful executive search firms, including Quaderra, founded Canada’s first publicly traded company with an all-female Board of Directors, Roxi Capital (now trading as Plastifab Corp. - PFB.TSX) and was a founder of Anorak Capital (now trading as Total Energy Services TOT.TSX).



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