Career Decision Wheel Created by Norman Amundson and Gray Poehnell, the Wheel is a useful tool that includes eight aspects essential to career decision making. Downloadable for free, Deirdre Pickerell’s “Work Search Strategies” chapter in Career Development Practice in Canada includes a helpful synopsis of the Wheel.
Model offers framework to spot warning signs of disengagement and get back on track Roberta Borgen (Neault) and Deirdre Pickerell Pivoting – changing direction by turning in place – takes balance and resilience. Not all career transitions require pivots; sometimes career trajectories continue in the same direction after major or minor disruptions. Pivots are different.…
By Deirdre Pickerell and Roberta Neault The career development field needs to build resiliency within the sector in order to address disengagement, apathy, burnout and feelings of underutilization
By Deirdre Pickerell As Career Management Professionals we recognize that today’s employees will change jobs (and, quite likely, career direction) numerous times throughout a lifetime of work. While many people become our clients during times of transition, many others remain unhappily employed and unable to easily access career management services.
By Deirdre Pickerell A reflection on 10 of the past and future trends of career development in Canada
When using multiple assessment tools and strategies, these tips can help weave different elements into a meaningful whole Deirdre A. Pickerell When working with clients, career development practitioners (CDPs) are almost always engaged in some form of assessment. From the moment clients first seek services, and as their plans/goals evolve, CDPs assess and re-assess clients’…
By Deirdre A. Pickerell How to advise in the era of temporary contracts, self-employment and freelance work
By Deirdre Pickerell and Dr. Roberta Neault Career Management Professionals (CMPs) can often be found delivering their services within government funded community-based agencies. The mandate of these agencies is typically to support unemployed Canadians as they identify career options, develop job search skills, and strengthen their ability to maintain employment.
by Roberta Neault, PhD, and Deirdre Pickerell, MEd In an increasingly global workplace, more of our working relationships are entirely online.
By Deirdre A. Pickerell In keeping with the Bulletin’s theme of Spring into fresh ideas!, the goal of this article is to share results of a survey supporting the Where’s the Work? Helping Career Practitioners Explore Their Career Options project and, perhaps, inspire Canada’s Career Development Practitioners (CDPs) to consider whether now is the…