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.
The 2017 Summer Skills Academy will feature a special one-day intensive and interactive training opportunity: Life Reimagined: Career Development for Living the “Good Life” on purpose with Rich Feller. The seminar will be held on Thursday, July 20 at the CERIC office in Toronto.
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.
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.
A new national CERIC study has identified seven publicly funded Canadian universities and colleges with the most “impressive” models of career services. The study, undertaken by Dr Peter Dietsche and Jim Lees of PSE Information Systems, also examines the level of institutional commitment across the country to providing career services for post-secondary students.
Ryerson University will be hosting author and workforce expert Lisa Taylor for a free interactive morning event to launch CERIC’s Retain and Gain: Career Management for Small Business Playbook, on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at The Chang School of Continuing Education.
Adding its voice to the call for stronger, positive relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, CERIC has joined a group of Canada’s leading philanthropic organizations in signing a Declaration of Action committing to ensuring that positive action on reconciliation will continue.
The Counselling Foundation of Canada is hosting a free webinar series: Canadian Millennials Social Values Study conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research from April 19 to April 21, 2017. The study was conducted in partnership with CERIC’s funder The Counselling Foundation of Canada, along with RBC, the McConnell Family Foundation and Apathy is Boring. Keith Neuman, the Executive Director of the Environics Institute, also provided an advanced look at the survey findings during the Cannexus17 National Career Development Conference.
CERIC invites individuals or organizations with an interest in presenting at the Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference to submit a brief outline for consideration using the Proposal Form and encourages them to inform colleagues or students of this opportunity.
The recently released documentary Redirection: Movers, Shakers and Shifters, which examines career shift, transition and occupational change in later life, now has a new Companion Guide. Along with the film, the guide is intended to be used by career development professionals in their work with clients age 50 plus. Both film and guide are part of a national Redirection research project on Work and Later Life Career Development led by Dr Suzanne Cook of York University and funded by CERIC.