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Friday February 21, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

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North York Civic Centre, Council Chamber
5100 Yonge St
Toronto, ON M2N 5V7

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Iuliana Pacso 
ORCA - Ontario Romanian Canadian Association 

Business Connect - May 22nd, 2014 

The Ontario Romanian Canadian Association and Women of Success extend an open invitation to attend the Business Connect event. 

Trends in recruiting - Tips on how to be successful in landing a job

Minerva Cernea

If you are applying for a job and you are not receiving any call from recruiters or if you'regoing to the interviews and... you are not receiving any job offer... talking with Minerva Cernea  it may help you to understand  how to be successful in landing a job.

Minerva Cernea is the Country Manager for Canada and the Head of the Industrial Practice Group at Pedersen & Partners. Before relocating to head their operations in Canada, Ms. Cernea was the Country Manager for Romania with Pedersen & Partners. Prior to joining the firm Ms. Cernea worked with two other international Executive Search firms, with Apple Romania as a Marketing Manager, and before that in the field of electronics research.

Ms. Cernea has conducted executive search assignments since 1997 and has completed over 400 senior level assignments across the Industrial, Technology, Private Equity, and FMCG sectors in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and North America.

Minerva Cernea holds a Masters Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest and an International Executive MBA from the International Executive Development Centre in Slovenia. She is pursuing her PhD in International Psychology at Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She speaks native Romanian and is fluent in English and French.

Second opinion - Medical Confidence

Angela Johnson

In 2008, Angela Johnson's sister struggled with a very rare neurological condition, extremely affecting Angela and compelled her to focus on helping individuals receive the best care for their health condition. 

As the Founder and President of Medical Confidence, she and her team work with Canada's topmost specialists, family doctors and individuals to quickly bring the best minds to address the individual's health condition, providing them confidence in their diagnosis and treatment plan, enabling them to focus on their recovery. 

Prior to healthcare leadership, Angela helped various fortune 500 companies address complex business issues from reducing operating costs to developing new global products. 

She's a graduate of McMaster University, with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences.

Specialties: Executive Leadership, Business Strategist.

Feel free to invite a friend or  a colleague to this event.


The session will be moderated by Bogdan Stanescu - Romanian Ontario Canadian Association's President.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Iuliana Pacso - VP & Event Management Director
Ontario Romanian Canadian Association


6:00 – 6:30 pm – Registration & open networking,

6:35 pm - Welcoming Remarks by Bogdan Stanescu - ORCA’s President, and Nicole Dronca - Women of Succes' Director.

6:40 – 7:10 pm – Minerva Cernea – “Trends in recruiting - Tips on how to be successful in landing a job"

7:15 – 7:40 pm – Angela Johnson– “Medical Confidence - Second opinion”

7:45 – 8:00 pm – Q&A

8:00 - 9:00 pm – 1-2 minute presentation for every participant and open networking.

Many thanks to our sponsors!

Thank you Mon Chef, our catering partner for Business Connect - May 22nd, 2014

Mon Chef’s main goal is to serve healthy and nutritional gourmet homemade meals, made from fresh ingredients and to create more quality free time for our clients and restore the enjoyment of a mealtime! 

All ORCA members benefit of a 10% discount on a weekly plan for 1 month, at least 3 meals/week.

For more details please contact me at 416-272-3839 or e-mail address: info@monchef.ca