CERIC and the New Brunswick Career Development Association (NBCDA) have partnered on a new webinar series 30 Ways to Shine: A Skillset for Successful Job Retention with popular presenter Denise Bissonnette starting this October.

Based on Bissonnette’s celebrated guide to job retention, 30 Ways to Shine as a New Employee, this webinar series empowers employment professionals to use the skills, ideas and concepts in the book to reinforce and strengthen workplace etiquette and behaviours in the people they serve, before and after they are in the workforce.

Those who are working to prepare and assist people for the world of work and/or support people once they are on the job should attend, including job developers, career counsellors, case managers, vocational rehab counsellors, job coaches, employment specialists, vocational instructors, job club leaders and employment preparation instructors.

This webinar series will include:

  • Webinar #1: Introduction to 30 Ways to Shine – Rethinking Retention
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
  • Webinar #2: 30 Ways to Shine – New Beginnings, Skills 1-5
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
  • Webinar #3: 30 Ways to Shine – Stepping Out and Habits for Success, Skills 6-20 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
  • Webinar #4: 30 Ways to Shine – Taking the Bitter with the Sweet and Making the Job Work for You, Skills 21-30
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET

Bissonnette is an internationally renowned writer, trainer and keynote speaker. She has inspired people and organizations to look beyond traditional concepts of job development and to craft livelihoods rooted in the individual genius of each person. She has authored several publications on creative job development, state-of-the-art job search techniques, the cultivation of the human spirit, and how to “shine” on the job. Her book Beyond Traditional Job Development: The Art of Creating Opportunity is considered the definitive text in employment programs and university classrooms throughout North America.

The cost for the full series is $159. A discount is available for NBCDA members.

CERIC partners with associations and organizations across Canada and beyond to present webinars that offer timely, convenient and affordable professional development. Previously, CERIC has worked with the Career Development Association of AlbertaOntario Association for Career ManagementBC Career Development Association, Canadian Association of Career Educators & EmployersNova Scotia Career Development Association and the US-based National Career Development Association.