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CABS proudly announces the beginning of the 2019 5 Days national campaign!

By Evan Pitchie, CABS F2019 President Transition your next generation of student leaders can be simple and fun. Here are a few tips on how you can achieve that. It’s that time of year again! Incoming executives are full of energy, ready to bring change to their school and community. Outgoing executives, on the other hand, feel a bittersweet sensation. Part of them feels like it’s time to pass the torch, but another part feels like it’s going to miss the rush and the thrill of the busy lifestyle. I was involved in my business student association (BSA) for 3 years. It has now been 2 years since I am no longer involved with my BSA, so I want to share some advice with all outgoing and incomings. Tips for Outgoings Do you remember the transition you received when you started? Were you happy with it? If yes, then be…

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CABS proudly announces the beginning of the 2019 5 Days national campaign!

Looking for a way to join the F2020 CABS Management Team? Here’s your chance to represent over 70,000 business students across Canada! We are currently looking for applicants for the following roles for May 2019 – April 2020: President VP Finance VP Marketing VP Conferences VP Corporate VP Competitions VP External VP Members & Alumni Relations 5 Board of Directors (East) 5 Board of Directors (West) Executives of the Canadian Association of Business Students (CABS) commit to mandates that run from May to April of the following year. More information about the composition and responsibilities of the Management Team can be found in the corporation’s By-Laws and Management Team Recruitment Role Descriptions. Timeline For F2020 recruitment, the application, campaign, and elections timeline are as follows: Applications open: Monday February 4, 2019 Applications close: Sunday February 17, 2019 Chair and Board of Directors notified of applicants: Sunday, February 17, 2019 Campaign…

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Student leaders work incredibly hard to create amazing value. I think more people should know about it. I have been involved with student groups (SGs) for 4 years on a local and national scale. Year over year, I see the same problem come up and I’d like to propose a solution. The Purpose of Student Groups Every SG serves a different purpose. There are some that do advocacy, others cater to a special interest group, others represent a faculty and much more. However, what they all have in common is that they exist to bring value to the members they represent or that support them. The Problem A problem I’ve noticed over the years is that SGs only begin to build relationships with their stakeholders (students, sponsors…) when they have an event or initiative coming up. As a result, only sometimes does the SG manage to reach the desired outcome and…

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Looking to further your passion with CABS to the next level? We are looking for two dynamic individuals to be our next VP Competitions and VP Corporate Relations for the F2019 fiscal year! Feel free to scroll through to see which position best suits your skills and interests! If you or if you know someone that would be a perfect fit for one of these positions, feel free to check us out at https://cabsonline.ca/happening/hiring/ for more information on the application process!

We are happy to announce that CABS will be hosting JDC Central 2019 in beautiful Guelph, Ontario! A very big thank you and congratulations to Nick Hollard and Sarah Shepherd on their successful bid and promise to make JDCC 2019 the most exciting one yet! Get your teams ready for JDCC 2K19! ? See you there! #CABSLove See more at the Official Event Page.

Know someone in your BSA who deserves an award? Want to nominate your BSA for an award? Now’s the time! CABS wants to celebrate YOU and YOUR accomplishments! Winners will be announced at CABS Roundtable Conference – Odette 2018 at University of Windsor! Nomination period ends on February 23, 2018: https://goo.gl/S8EUxy Incoming and outgoing exec can nominate as well!

Looking for a way to join the F2019 CABS Management Team? Here’s your chance! We are currently looking for applicants for the following roles for May 2018 – April 2019: • CABS President • VP Finance • VP Conferences • VP Competitions • VP Marketing • VP Corporate • VP External • VP Members & Alumni Relations HOW TO APPLY: Please fill out the candidate application form, and send your application documents, no later than February 21st, 2018 at 11:59pm here: https://goo.gl/qiawbc Application documents for F2019 Management Team roles must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm PST on February 21st, 2018 to apply@cabsonline.ca. Application documents will be sent to the F2018 Chair and shareholders for review. Candidates are expected to attend a Q & A session with the F2017 and F2018 Board of Directors at Roundtable either in person or virtually (live phone or online via Google Hangout or Skype).

We would like to extend a big CABS welcome to our newest member school: the University of Prince Edward Island! The UPEI Business Society was voted in as a Class A member school at a vote by our Board of Directors this December. We can’t wait to collaborate and work with them moving forward!

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