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November 2012

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Interview on Disability with Francine Dyksterhuis

Increasing dialogue around disability

Categories: Lessons from the Road

Today we share anfrancine interview with Francine Dyksterhuis, Senior Vice President at Royal Bank of Canada and a member of the Board of Directors of Lime Connect Canada.


Francine, RBC has a “Let’s Talk About It Campaign” dedicated to increasing dialogue and understanding about the contributions and needs of employees with disabilities. Why did you decide to become the spokesperson for this campaign?

Diversity is important to me and it is important to the organization. It’s what we stand for. As both a person with a disability and the leader of...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

To Disclose, or Not To Disclose, That is the Interview Question.

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

Whether to disclose a disability (or discuss it for those with an obvious disability) is on lots of minds when it disclosurecomes to interviewing. Rightly so. Some are concerned that disclosing will lead to misperceptions by the interviewer. Others are concerned that they won't do well on an interview if they don't receive certain accommodations. Others are concerned that not disclosing is somehow dishonest. So whether to disclose or not weighs heavily on candidates' minds.
Here is some advice that we at Lime Connect share with students and professionals alike.

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Partners...In the Limelight

This month we check in with Target

Categories: Partners in the Limelight

Think you know Target? Think again! Crystal Tomczyk, Senior Campus Recruiter for Target, shares a behind-the-scenes look at what’s been happening lately with the company. Check it out…


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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Selling yourself at an interview, when the position is a reach

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

interviewing anxiety

"Wow, XYZ Bank called me for an on-campus interview," you tell your friend. But you have not been actively considering banking.  After all, much of your experience has been with marketing and public policy internships. Nevertheless, you talk to a few people, you do some research, and you discover that investment banking could be a great next step for you. Now, you are faced with the challenge: how to sell yourself when your experience...


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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Career Connect

New roles from Google and Target - Great opportunities for talented students with disabilities!

Categories: Career Connect

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Lime Connect partners, Google and Target, are looking to expand their teams and are looking to recruit you, members of the Lime Network!

Please note that these opportunities are for Lime Network members only. Please login to the Network to read more about these roles.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Sunday TelePanel: How to Ace the Technical Banking Interview

Categories: Lime Connect Events

WHEN: Sunday November 11th at 4pm EST

(Please register by Novemer 9th if possible!)

Join experTechnical Banking Interviewsienced Lime Network members and Lime Connect Fellows who are working at prestigious firms for a session to help you prepare for success in technical banking interviews. We'll also address technical interviewing with a disability.

To ensure you get the most value from this session, we request that you first peruse "The Vault Career Guide to Investment Banking" (you can find it online or at your campus career center).

Join us on the 11th and get a leg up on these interviews!


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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Spotlight on our Network

Ten minutes with Lime Connect Network member, Manmit Pandori...

Categories: Spotlight on our Network

We spent some time chatting with Lime Connect Network member and longtime volunteer, Manmit Pandori, on what drives him to give back and his thoughts on the changing landscape of the disability space...



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