CERIC will fund the development of a new international collection, Career Theory and Models at Work: Ideas for Practice, to be edited by Dr Nancy Arthur (University of Calgary), Dr Roberta Neault (Life Strategies) and Dr Mary McMahon (The University of Queensland, Australia). The goal of the project is to provide career practitioners with training in a range of contemporary and emerging theories and models developed from different countries around the world.
Cannexus is Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference and will take place January 22-24, 2018 in Ottawa. The conference will bring together 1,000 professionals from education, community, government and private sectors to exchange information and explore innovative approaches in career development.
CERIC is partnering with the Ontario Association of Career Management (OACM) for the first time to offer a three-part series – Effectively Managing Psychological Health Issues as a Career Coach with Dr Joti Samra starting February 20, 2018.
As we look ahead to 2018, we see that the workplace is changing faster than ever. From demographics and diversity to digital skills, CERIC’s latest literature search Changing Workplace highlights what organizations and individual career professionals need to know to prepare for the future of work.
CERIC is partnering with the US-based National Career Development Association (NCDA) for the first time to jointly offer webinars and will launch with a three-part series – Preparing Your Clients to Successfully Embrace a Non-Traditional, Entrepreneurial Career Path with Ron Elsdon, starting February 14, 2018.
CERIC has a refreshed brand identity to better reflect who we are and what we do. Recognizing that the scope of career development encompasses counselling and more, the charitable organization will use the name CERIC (to replace Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling) and add the descriptor “Advancing Career Development in Canada” to communicate its purpose and impact.
For the first time, the What I Know in My Bones: Practical Wisdom for Success in Employment and Training webinar series from internationally renowned trainer Denise Bissonnette is now available “on demand.” The online course allows you to benefit from Bissonnette’s hard-won wisdom at your own pace.
Career development is a lifelong process. It is important for students to understand themselves, explore future options, and build career competencies at an early stage. What are the implications for guidance counsellors and the school system in developing career education programs? CERIC’s new literature search Infusing Career Development into K-12 Curriculum underscores some important aspects.
A CERIC-funded research project has produced a free guide to explain the fast-changing field of computing and to inform decision-making around related education and career paths. Computing Disciplines: A Quick Guide for Prospective Students and Career Advisors was developed by an international research team led by Calgary’s Mount Royal University.
How career development professionals find and interact with resources on the web today is changing. CERIC is committed to continuing to offer content online for Canada’s career professional communities, but is seeking to evolve its digital platforms to meet learning and information needs in the most modern and engaging way.