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--Guiding Principles of Career Development
--CERIC’s National Challenge to Promote Career Development: An Online Competition
--Canada’s Career Imperative: How do we fix the “Talent Disconnect” Dilemma?
--CERIC 10th Anniversary
-The Canadian Journal of Career Development
-Graduate Student Engagement Program
-Summer Skills Academy
CERIC history at a glance
November 27, 2003
A group of committed individuals from across Canada met in Toronto to map out a new organization that through timely ...
CERIC is launched. It is envisioned as an organization that will “facilitate a common cause in the career counselling sectors: ...
August 18, 2004
CERIC’s newly formed Board of Directors consists of 11 members, including Rob Shea as Founding President, as well as Donald ...
April 27, 2005
CERIC receives its charitable status from the Canada Revenue Agency. Its charitable objects centre around: advancing knowledge and education in ...
August 6, 2005
Through a partnership with Youth Employment Service (YES), Toronto, CERIC publishes its first book Good WORK! Get a GREAT JOB ...
September 16, 2005
A Memorandum of Understanding is signed between Rob Shea, Memorial University and CERIC to co-publish The Canadian Journal of Career ...
September 22, 2005
Partnership Project Application Packages for Research and Learning & Professional Development are approved by the CERIC Board. CERIC would begin ...
November 29, 2005
The CERIC Board approves its first research project, “The Advancement of Career Education in Canada.” The focus of this project ...
January 10, 2006
Ipsos Reid conducts a survey of 1,000 Canadians on behalf of CERIC to provide insights into Canadians’ views of how ...
January 19, 2006
CERIC’s first official event, a Networking and Information Reception at the Toronto Board of Trade, is held. The event introduces ...
October 21, 2006
Through CERIC’s Research Project, “The Advancement of Career Counsellor Education in Canada,” career counsellor educators convene in Montreal for a ...
October 23, 2006
CERIC holds a regional Montreal Forum in partnership with YES Montreal and the Employment Services Roundtable network – Chance, Challenge ...
November 13, 2006
CERIC holds the premiere screening for “A Difference of Abilities: Recruiting, Hiring and Promoting People with Disabilities” video. The video ...
April 16-18, 2007
CERIC holds the first Cannexus National Career Development Conference at the Hilton Markham Suites in Toronto. There are 5 keynotes ...
April 30, 2007
CERIC commissions a second Ipsos Reid survey of Canadians. The survey of 1,174 adults found that 71% of Canadians, given ...
September 23, 2008
The Decade After High School: A Professional’s Guide is made available for download as an ebook. This publication, authored by ...
March 30, 2009
From My Perspective: A Guide to Career/Employment Centre Management and From My Perspective: A Guide to University and College Career ...
With a circle of radiating hands that illustrates collective effort and a star that represents achievement, new branding for CERIC ...
October 27, 2009
The Good Work! book is translated into French. Un travail pour moi is made available through Septembre Éditeur ...
January 25-27, 2010
Cannexus is held in its new location at The Westin Ottawa for the first time (after stops in Toronto and ...
Its first French research project, CERIC funds an “Assessment Guide for Career and Guidance Counselling” with the Ordre des conseillers ...
March 17, 2010
CERIC hosts its first “Roadshow” in Winnipeg. Roadshows are a series of outreach and networking events with local career development ...
May 5, 2010
The Graduate Student Engagement Program (GSEP) is initiated. Through GSEP, graduate students are introduced to CERIC and its programs and ...
July 23, 2010
ContactPoint merges with CERIC. For a number of years, ContactPoint has operated as a program of CERIC and the relationship ...
“The Look Before You Leap: Self-Employment Survival Strategies” project, a partnership between CERIC and Life Strategies Ltd., launches. It fills ...
January 23, 2011
Joining the social networking age, CERIC establishes it first social media presence with accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook ...
January 25, 2011
CERIC releases the results of another online survey of Canadians it commissioned, undertaken by Environics Research Group. The survey focuses ...
January 26, 2011
The Right Honourable Paul Martin, the former Prime Minister of Canada, delivers a keynote at Cannexus, where he provocatively challenges ...
May 26, 2011
CERIC funds a new research project to identify the skills that workers need to succeed in Canada’s budding green economy ...
July 18, 2011
A CERIC-funded research project with the Nova Scotia Career Development Association charts the growing role of career practitioners in supporting ...
October 5, 2011
CERIC hosts its first webinars co-presented with Positive Matters and Accentuate Consulting. The topic is Positive Psychology, the scientific study ...
October 25, 2011
As part of the Ashoka Changemakers Initiative “Inspiring Approaches to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learning,” CERIC co-sponsors awards for ...
November 4, 2011
A CERIC-supported research project will help to determine the factors that affect the development of career interests among adolescents and ...
December 20, 2011
In partnership with CERIC, “Career Centre Evaluation: A Practitioner Guide” is made available. It is a customized online resource to ...
January 23, 2012
The Canadian Journal of Career Development celebrates its 10th anniversary with the launch of a book entitled A Multi-Sectoral Approach ...
February 13, 2012
Providing a rare snapshot of the career services community in Canada, findings from CERIC’s survey of Career Service Professionals are ...
February 27, 2012
CERIC partners with Roxanne Sawatzky, President and Founder of Empowering Change, on a series of webinars around Working Effectively with ...
March 1, 2012
Virtual Cannexus goes live, featuring 18 recorded presentations from that year’s Cannexus conference. Select sessions are recorded and are offered ...
May 2, 2012
In a first cross-border project for CERIC, an international team under the leadership of Dr Norman Amundson (University of British ...
September 15, 2012
CERIC works with the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Career Practitioners to host its first Mini-Forum in St John’s. With ...
September 24, 2012
To extend and enrich the Cannexus conference experience, CERIC makes available an innovative online community (Pathable) for participants to connect ...
September 27, 2012
The first CareerWise is distributed. CareerWise, a content curation initiative, brings together the most interesting career development information on the ...
January 14, 2013
CERIC initiates the “Career Development Matters – Ask me why” awareness campaign with the sale of t-shirts and an online ...
January 16, 2013
The new Careering magazine is published for the first time. Distributed in both print and online formats (with both English ...
January 21, 2013
After debuting as web pioneers, the ContactPoint and OrientAction websites launch in their latest iteration. As virtual communities, they continue ...
April 18, 2013
CERIC begins a series of cross-Canada roundtable discussions entitled “Canada’s Career Imperative (CCI): How do we fix the “talent disconnect” ...
May 1, 2013
A project supported by CERIC will develop a series of train-the-trainer webinars on Legitimate Opportunities to Work from Home. The ...
In partnership with The Counselling Foundation of Canada and Enterprising Non-Profits (enp), CERIC hosts a free webinar series for organizations ...
August 12, 2013
CERIC launches the National Challenge to Promote Career Development. The crowdsourcing contest calls on people to submit ideas that would ...
August 20-21, 2013
The first CERIC Summer Skills Academy is held, consisting of two days of intensive skill-building seminars in career development and ...
September 24, 2013
CERIC partners with the New Brunswick Career Development Action Group to jointly offer webinars. Webinars are open to career development ...
October 28, 2013
A CERIC-funded study by Memorial University researchers examines the influence that parents and teachers have on the career development process ...
A year of anniversary celebrations begin for CERIC, marking 10 years as a national charitable organization, advancing education and research ...
January 7, 2014
A CERIC-funded partnership project with Canada Career Counselling and the Vanier Institute of the Family will develop user-friendly career development ...
January 20-22, 2014
Cannexus moves to the newer, larger Ottawa Convention Centre to keep pace with the growth of the conference. Close to ...
January 20, 2014
CERIC launches Canada’s first ever career development textbook at Cannexus14. Career Development Practice in Canada: Perspectives, Principles, and Professionalism is ...
January 21, 2014
On behalf of CERIC, Environics Research Group conducts a telephone survey of 500 Canadian business leaders about the skills shortage ...
February 18, 2014
CERIC develops the Canadian Career Development Researcher Database to answer the question: “Who is doing what research in Canada”? The ...
April 23, 2014
CERIC begins a series of monthly podcasts featuring interviews with Canadian thought leaders in career development who contributed to its ...
October 1, 2014
A Meta-Analysis Approach to Understanding Career Development becomes the 25th literature search that CERIC compiles. Others include Military Transition to ...
November 3, 2014
To coincide with Canada Career Week, CERIC and the Canadian Council for Career Development (CCCD) collaborate to launch the Glossary ...
December 9, 2014
CERIC and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) fund a University of Winnipeg project that will study how ...
January 26, 2015
The updated edition of the popular The Decade After High School is released at Cannexus15. Called Career Crafting the Decade ...
January 26-28, 2015
CERIC hosts a milestone Cannexus15 with its highest attendance to date, bringing together more than 770 delegates. The conference serves ...
March 10, 2015
CERIC publishes the findings of a Navigator survey of 1,500 adult Canadians and how they use career and employment counselling ...
Companion Guide now available for Redirection film on later life careers
The recently released documentary Redirection: Movers, Shakers and Shifters, which examines career shift, transition and occupational change in later life, ...
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