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ACS Victoria presents the February 2019 Young Professionals Half-Day Conference

Targeted towards but not limited to students currently completing their studies, this special event will allow participants to keep abreast with their professional development through the facilitation of three separate sessions, highlighting ways in which you can stand out and succeed as a skilled professional.

Registration End Date: Thu, 14 Feb, 02:00 PM

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  • where

  • Clarendon Auditorium, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
    2 Clarendon Street, South Wharf
    Melbourne VIC 3006
  • when

  • Event Start: Fri, 15 Feb, 08:30 AM
    Event Finish: Fri, 15 Feb, 12:30 PM
  • event price

  • Member: $30.00

  • * Your price may vary on registration depending on your membership type.

<p>The morning will consist of three workshops, each facilitated by a different industry professional and topic. Each session will allow participants to keep abreast with their professional development and provide further insight into what steps they can take to help build a successful career within IT.<br><br>Session 1 will aim to help improve your awareness and understanding of the IT sector. Session 2 will develop your overall skills in preparation for interviewing for an IT role, and the final session will give you inspiration as you hear from an IT professional who has already achieved their career goals.<br><br>Continued professional development can deliver a deeper understanding of what it means to be a professional, and ensures that your knowledge stays relevant and up to date within the industry. Don&#39;t miss this special event.<br><br><b><u>Session 3 - &#39;How to pass your next IT job interview&#39;</u><br>Presented by Naren Chellapah</b><br><br>Do you struggle with interview questions like ‘tell us about yourself?’, ‘what are your salary expectations?’ or ‘what makes you the best candidate?’<br><br>This interactive interview training workshop will teach you how to answer the first question you get in job interviews ‘tell us about yourself?’<br><br>You will also discover the top 10 interview questions asked during job interviews, and learn the ACECIS interview answer structure, to help you pass your next job interview. <br><br>Finally, attend this workshop to find out the top 3 questions recommended by ACECIS to ask at the end of your next interview – to ensure you leave a lasting impression.<br><br>Further speaker and session details to be released soon.</p> <p><u><b>Professional Year students - Attending the half-day conference will count for all 6 CPD hours required to complete your studies. All three sessions must be attended in order for your enrollment to be processed. <br><br>If your registration name is required to be changed, please contact ACS Victoria at</b></u></p>


Professional Development


 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM  Registration open                          
 09:00 AM - 09:05 AM  Formalities commence                          
 09:05 AM - 10:00 AM  Session 1                          
 10:05 AM - 11:00 AM  Session 2                          
 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM  Morning Tea & Networking                          
 11:20 AM - 12:15 PM  Session 3                          
 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM  Formalities conclude                          

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Terms & Conditions

  1. Cancellations must be processed through the website. A refund will only be considered if it is 5 working days prior to the event. No refunds will be given after the registration closing date.
  2. To avoid disappointment, ensure you pay for your booking(s) (if required) before the registration closing date. Anyone that has not received a confirmation email will not be on the event attendance list and therefore will not be admitted to the event.
  3. ACS reserves the right to change the program at any time. Every effort will be made to ensure a program of equivalent standard and members are updated with changes.
  4. Payment (if required) in full is required by the event date in order to attend.
  5. All dietary requirements are considered and catered to in the best possible way for our members, however we cannot guarantee a 100% allergen free environment.
  6. ACS reserves the right to prohibit entry of any person to an ACS event, or eject any person from an ACS event based on behaviour deemed inappropriate by ACS staff and/or its agents and others working under its authority.
  7. Professional Year students - Attending the half-day conference will account for all 6 CPD hours required to complete your studies. All three sessions must be attended in order for your enrollment to be processed.
  8. Tickets are non-transferable.


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Naren Chellapah

Naren Chellapah

Head Career Coach at ACECIS, Naren Chellappah has extensive experience helping international students, skilled migrants and job seekers get jobs in Australia. He has held senior management roles at Pacific Brands, Swinburne University of Technology, Monash University, the Salvation Army Employment Plus and Melbourne Business School (Melbourne University).

Naren and the Career Coaching team at ACECIS use their extensive industry networks and knowledge of the Australian job market to help you secure internships, job interviews and job offers in Australia.

The ACECIS Career Coaching team provide a range of careers services and internships to help you get a job in Australia.  With more than 30 years of corporate experience in Australia in sectors such as finance, engineering and marketing, we have used our expertise and extensive links with companies to help more than 200 skilled migrants and international students get internships and full-time jobs in Australia.

We help provide you with resume and cover letter writing, LinkedIn optimisation, job application customisations, internship support, job interview training and one-to-one Career Coaching to help you get job interviews in Australia. 

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2 Clarendon Street, South Wharf,Melbourne,VIC,Australia

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