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.
There has been much focus recently on the difference between diversity and inclusion – and where they overlap. CERIC newest literature search on the Intersection of Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace focuses on the benefits, barriers and best practices in building both diverse and inclusive organizations.
CERIC is offering a free webinar series: “Impressive” Post-Secondary Career Service Models: What Have We Learned? from November 13 to 17 (Monday to Friday) presented by Dr Peter Dietsche and a group of career service leaders across Canada.
CERIC roadshows are back this fall for a series of networking meetings, where, this time, participants are invited to attend a free documentary screening on career development for older adults, and to learn more about CERIC’s programs.
CERIC is offering a free webinar Pinasuutitsaq – An Intervention Guide for Career Development Practitioners Working with Inuit on Tuesday, November 21 with career development consultant Sophie Mathers of AXTRA (formerly known as RQuODE). The same webinar will be offered in French on Thursday, November 23.
The latest issue of Careering magazine focuses on the theme “Generation Next – Pitfalls, Promise and Potential” and explores current topics including underemployment among young Canadians, the benefits of professional networking, and young people’s expectations of the future job market. It also features two articles based on recent CERIC-funded research, one on impressive Canadian post-secondary career service models, and the other on hope-based interventions to help clients with job search and career planning.