The world around us is changing fast than ever, implying that we all need to continue to grow and develop in our careers or risk being left behind. This requires us to be adaptable, self-motivated lifelong learners. CERIC’s latest literature search Lifelong Learning and Career Development explores how lifelong learning practices enable successful career transitions in a knowledge economy.
CERIC is partnering with Challenge Factory to offer a free webinar – A Question of Style: What HR and career professionals need to know about “misunderstood” candidate groups such as veterans on April 27, 2018.
CERIC is partnering with the popular speaker, author and well-being expert Louisa Jewell to offer a two-part webinar series – Building Resilience in Career Transition starting on Tuesday, April 3.
CERIC is offering a free webinar Bridging Two Worlds: Practical Strategies to Support Educators Working to Meet the Needs of Newcomer Student on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 presented by the University of Winnipeg’s Dr Jan Stewart, Kirby Borgardt and Kari McCluskey.
The Cannexus National Career Development Conference brought more than 1,000 participants to Ottawa from Jan. 22-24, 2018 to learn about the career development skills and strategies required for success in the workforce.
Findings of a CERIC-funded research project have identified employer bias regarding veteran working style and point the way for how career professionals can best support veterans in making the transition from military to civilian careers. The research, which has implications for veteran job exploration, search and retention was undertaken by Challenge Factory, sponsored by the Canadian Armed Forces and supported by Veterans Affairs Canada.
The latest issue of Careering magazine focuses on the theme “2025: Future of Work.” As work becomes increasingly automated, it allows humans to take on more complex tasks with robots handling the repetitive ones. At the same time, we see a decrease in the number of full-time positions available and the rise of more contract work. This edition explores how close the future is (2025 is the year autonomous vehicles are expected to be the norm) and how this will impact the skills we’ll need and the way we’ll work.
Higher education means more than advancing students’ knowledge and skillsets. It is important for students to understand and participate in meaningful community service and develop a sense of social responsibility. Increasingly, academic institutions are incorporating service learning as part of curriculum. CERIC’s latest literature search Service Learning explores why service learning matters and how it will prepare students for the future of work.
The newest edition of the Canadian Journal of Career Development (CJCD) has just been published, kicking off the journal’s 17th year of disseminating the work of career researchers from Canada and around the world. Featuring an exciting new cover design, this issue explores a range of topics, many probing the career and employment experiences of distinct populations.
Canadian schools now have a new resource to enable them to deliver more culturally responsive career guidance and better integrate the growing number of newcomer and refugee students who have lived through the trauma of war, family separation and loss. The CERIC-published guide was released at the Cannexus National Career Development Conference in Ottawa where more than 1,000 career educators and counsellors gathered.