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Careering

Editor’s note

Lindsay Purchase, CERIC Content & Communications Editor In between watching Office Space and Gladiator in my Grade 10 Careers class (essential viewing for our career education), we took an online career aptitude test. Would I be a veterinarian? An author? No, the destiny that awaited me – a student who later quit school sports for…

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Career briefs

CERIC-funded project to examine role of career education on outcomes of young Canadians The Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) is undertaking a project, supported by CERIC, that will identify the impact of career interventions/education on high school students’ post-secondary choices and workforce outcomes. The project will use data documenting 10 years in the lives…

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10 Questions with Dr Chris Wood

Dr Chris Wood is an Associate Professor and Department Chair in the Counselor Education, School Psychology and Human Services Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has been a faculty member at Old Dominion University, Seattle University, Ohio State University and the University of Arizona. Dr Wood has previous experience as a high…

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Finding the pieces, focusing on the patterns and finishing the puzzle

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’…

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