Invitation to participate in study on how working style impacts veteran hiring in Canada

Military veterans and employers are invited to participate in a 30-minute confidential online assessment as part of a CERIC-funded project that will bridge the career interests of recently released veterans and the staffing needs of Canadian businesses. If you work with any of these groups, please share this link and ask them to complete the assessment by July 21: http://www.challengefactory.ca/veteranhiring.

The first NCDA collaborative issue of Careering highlights “The Changing Nature of Careers”

As part of this first collaborative edition between CERIC and the National Career Development Association (NCDA), the Spring-Summer 2017 issue of Careering magazine highlights “The Changing Nature of Careers.” Topics covered include ethical practice in the gig economy, entrepreneurship as a must-have career skill, and the “pivoting” strategy of career change. A feature interview with Colorado State University Professor Emeritus Rich Feller on career thought leaders for the new world of work is also part of this special issue.

How does working style impact hiring success among military veterans?

New CERIC-funded research will produce one of the first quantitative studies of veteran career transition and help us understand how communication style may be affecting how military candidates are hired for civilian positions. The project titled “A Question of Style – Does Working Style Impact Hiring Success Among Veterans in Canada?” is being led by Challenge Factory, a Canadian research, coaching and consulting firm, and it will deliver findings to coincide with the 2017 Invictus Games.

Free webinar on Hope-Centred Career Interventions with Norm Amundson and Tannis Goddard

CERIC is offering a free webinar with Dr Norman Amundson and Tannis Goddard on Hope-Centred Career Interventions on June 5, 2017. The Hope-Centred Career Interventions project wrapped of earlier this year with a final report showing how deploying specific hope-centred career interventions can positively influence the actions of unemployed adult jobseekers with low hope and high barriers.

Announcing our stellar lineup of Cannexus18 keynotes!

CERIC is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for Cannexus18, Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference. Cannexus is designed to promote the exchange of information and explore innovate approaches in the areas of career counselling and career development. The conference takes place January 22-24, 2018 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa and is expected to welcome 1,000 delegates.