Personal Learning Journal Analysis

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Personal Learning - Journal - Nov 24th, 2017 This class was very reflective and that is the reason why I have decided to split it into two entries. Due to the high number of immigrants in Canada, it makes even more relevant to have knowledge on how to deal with diversity, once those differences become not only a challenge to be managed but also the opportunity to make Canada even more competitive in the global scenario. During the class, I could have the opportunity to learn about designated target groups, which are women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and people with disabilities. The professor explained that companies in Canada must include the designated target groups as part of their teams, and there are laws to guarantee it,…show more content…
It is not only important for the Human Resources students or professionals, but also for everyone who wants to build a successful career as well. I understood the purposes and use of employment interviews during a selection process, and also, how to ask standard questions during the job interview, among others. Moreover, I could have the chance to be familiar with questions which may be used as an interviewer or interviewee and that would contribute to my performance in both situations. To illustrate that, we were given an assignment which is an interview practicum and for that, I realized the importance of it, once the task led me to analyze a job posting, cover letter, resume, and also to consider the appropriate questions for a job interview. Personal Learning - Journal - Dec 8th, 2017 This class was the moment to put into practice what we had discussed throughout the semester., which was the Practicum Interview. For that task, I would be the interviewer and my classmate would be the interviewee. For that task, in particular, I can say I could learn from it, even before the task itself, because I had to work with my classmate considering the job posting, questions to be asked during the interview, among…show more content…
This was a good opportunity for learning and I will put it into practice when I have my next job interview. Personal Learning - Journal - The Rotman Networking Event The professor invited us to join a networking event at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and it was a panel which was organized by the students. On November, 13th, 2017, during the event, I had the chance to learn from the three panelists who have a solid experience not only in human resources but also in different segments as well. They have the background from different companies and sector that was very interesting to me. The three panelists, Sherry Pedersen-Ajmani, Kelly Davis and Aliana Rozenek, explained about how HR is organized in the companies where they work and also mentioned the importance of being updated and this includes education, advances in technology, but they also mentioned the importance of doing what you like and believe
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