Talk to an Employment Consultant

Come by to meet with an Employment Consultant during these drop-in times. Time may be limited if others are waiting. If work/class schedule conflict with drop-in times, inquire with the Employment Consultant at your campus about making an appointment. Details on Career Centre hours & locations.

Employment Consultant:

  • Assessment of your job search skills.
  • Resume Cover Letter and portfolio critique.
  • Interview preparation.
  • Developing a job search strategy, locating advertised employment opportunities and learning how to network your way to unadvertised opportunities.
  • Using social media to search for work.
  Lisa Hierons
TRAF D103    
     
Jennifer Sweete
DAV B230  
         
Joseph Conrad
HMC A247    
        
Monday  Not available  By appointment only
 By appointment only
Tuesday By appointment only 
 By appointment only
 By appointment only
Wednesday By appointment only
 By appointment only
 By appointment only
Thursday By appointment only
 By appointment only
 By appointment only
Friday By appointment only
 By appointment only
 By appointment only

Please email Christina, Lisa, Joseph, Jennifer for dates as the schedule is subject to change.

Please Note: Consultation is limited to current full-time students in degree, diploma and certificate programs, as well as graduates of those programs.

Joseph Conrad - Employment Consultant ( HMC Campus)

Joseph has over a decade of experience as a Job Developer, Facilitator and Employment Consultant. In addition to an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto, Joseph is a proud Sheridan Alumni, graduating from the Public Relations (Corporate Communications) Graduate Certificate Program at Sheridan. Joseph is passionate about bringing real world experience to his students from his time working directly with recruiters from companies such as RBC, Scotiabank, TD, CIBC, American Express, Winners, Costco, and Porter Airlines.  In his spare time, Joseph has volunteered for the United Way, and has been a keynote speaker for Standard and Poors and Accenture. Joseph has also been featured on 680 news, and Breakfast Television, and has contributed to articles in the Toronto Star. As an Employment Consultant at Sheridan, Joseph is excited to work with both students and alumni to give them the skills to help them successfully move  towards employment.

Phone extension 2958

Lisa Hierons – Employment Consultant (Trafalgar campus)
Lisa has over 18 years of experience assisting diverse groups of people from a variety of industries and professions with meeting the challenge of finding and securing meaningful employment.  She has worked with the fields of business, arts and animation as well as social services and has successfully helped students transition from school to the workplace. Her areas of expertise includes teaching job seekers the skills necessary to conduct an effective job search (resume and cover letter writing, job interviewing, networking, using social media, and job maintenance) as well as workshop development and facilitation.  Within her career she has successfully worked with current students, new graduates, alumni, mature workers and newcomers to Canada. Prior to arriving at Sheridan, Lisa worked in the animation and arts industry in the GTA, which provided her with first-hand knowledge of this industry, particularly within production.  She has also been involved in providing outplacement services, developing and facilitating professional development workshops and training sessions as well as job coaching. Lisa is passionate about supporting, motivating and inspiring people to pursue their goals and living up to their fullest potential.

Phone extension 2561
 JSJennifer Sweete – Employment Consultant (Davis Campus)

Jennifer's combined experience in employment consulting, human resources and post-secondary education allows her to contribute to the success of Sheridan's students and alumni becoming skilled leaders in today's competitive labour market. Within her current role as an Employment Consultant she works with students who come from very diverse backgrounds; where she coaches, empowers and educates individuals on effective employment related skills. Jennifer has a strong interest in using social media as part of a strategic job search strategy. She has been recognized for her ability to create employment related services tailored to the individual student. Her goal is to provide resources and guidance required to transition into the world of work. Jennifer is committed to Sheridan's vision of being a leader in higher education and the success of the students that are a part of Sheridan's diverse community. Her educational background includes a Bachelors'Degree in Psychology from York University and a Diploma in Career and Work Counselling from George Brown College. She is certified to administer Level B Assessments.

Phone extension 2606

Christina Wiggins - Employment Consultant (Trafalgar Campus)

Christina has been helping people to find meaningful and rewarding employment for well over a decade. She has successfully worked with youth, persons with disabilities, experienced workers, new Canadians, and internationally trained professionals. She has assisted each person with entering the work force at a level that reflected their skills, experience, education, and training. Christina has delivered presentations at national conferences on a variety of job search topics and has been an instructor at George Brown College and Mohawk College in their career and employment part-time studies programs. Christina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and a diploma in Career and Work Counselling from George Brown College. She is a certified Job Finding Club Facilitator and Life Skills Coach and is qualified to administer and interpret several assessment tools including Personality Dimensions and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Prior to starting her career in the employment service sector, Christina worked in the television industry (pre-production, distribution) as well as the music industry (marketing).

Phone extension 2654