CERIC and its partner GRICS today launch the new OrientAction website, « Votre source d’information en développement de carrière », in order to meet the learning needs of Canada’s francophone career development professionals in an innovative and contemporary style, marking the end of Canada Career Month.

The new site (orientaction.ceric.ca) brings a curated selection of relevant and thought-provoking articles on education, skills, counselling, employment and the workforce from a variety of publications. Plus, you’ll find original perspectives and timely analysis from recognized experts and community voices in the new Point de vue section, as well as round-ups of popular resources and events called Les incontournables.

The all-new OrientAction digital platform builds on the popularity of our OrientAction en bref content curation newsletter, which now has a refreshed look and will publish weekly as of January. The new website replaces the earlier OrientAction site, which first launched in 2003 as a web pioneer serving francophone career professional communities.

The revamp is based on extensive analysis of online user behaviour, best practices from the web’s most-read news sites, and focus group feedback and ongoing consultation with career professionals across the country over the past year. The changes reflect the evolving ways that people find and interact with information online while continuing a commitment to offer career development-focused web content in a current and engaging manner.

The new OrientAction site provides:

  • The one-stop shop for professionals working in career development to stay up to date with continuous learning from trusted content that advances knowledge and skills
  • Quick and easy access to the most important career development information, resources and conversations, and actionable insights to apply at work
  • A career development content hub where you can: scan the latest news; search areas of interest; see what’s trending; connect to thought leaders; and contribute your knowledge

It’s also a web destination that reflects the professionalism of the field with its polished design and aims to broaden discussions with employers, educators, policymakers and others who have a stake in career development.

Select content from the earlier OrientAction can now be found on CERIC’s website, including Careering magazine. OrientAction’s English-language sister site ContactPoint has now also been thoroughly reimagined and is replaced by a new site called CareerWise (careerwise.ceric.ca) that launched earlier this week.