Free webinar for career practitioners working with Inuit clients

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.

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Fall issue of Careering examines Generation Next: Pitfalls, Promise and Potential

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…

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New reference guide offers case studies of “impressive” post-secondary career services

A new report presents case profiles of 15 Canadian post-secondary institutions that have been recognized for having best practices in career service delivery. Insight into Impressive Practices in Career Services: A Reference Guide expands on a CERIC-backed research study, released this spring, that sought to establish the importance that publicly funded universities and colleges place…

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Latest literature search looks at the role of volunteering in career development

Volunteering is a great tool to help develop both practical and social skills. In many cases, volunteering expands networks and eventually leads to full-time employment. How can career professionals provide advice on meaningful volunteering opportunities so that their clients can move forward professionally and personally? CERIC’s latest literature search Volunteerism and Career Development explores the…

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Cannexus18 preliminary programme released

The preliminary programme for the Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference is now available online. Canada’s largest bilingual career development conference, Cannexus18 takes place January 22-24, 2018 in Ottawa and is expected to bring together 1,000 professionals in the field.

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New literature search explores the link between social enterprise and career development

While definitions vary, social enterprises are businesses or non-profits that seek to achieve social, cultural, environmental or community economic goals through selling goods or services that generate revenue. Often in the realm of career development, social enterprise involves creating training or employment opportunities for marginalized populations. CERIC’s latest literature search explores the implications of social…

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