Publications and Products

  Where’s My Oasis?: The essential handbook for everyone wanting the perfect job Rowan Manahan Vermillion, September 2004 ISBN: 0091899982 How To Ace The Brain Teaser Interview John Kador McGraw-Hill, September 2004 ISBN: 0071440011 What Color Is Your Parachute? 2005: A Practical Manual For Job-Hunters and Career-Changers  Richard Bolles Ten Speed Press, September 2004 ISBN:…

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An Interview with Contact Point’s First and Current Presidents

Question Catherine Mossop: Jennifer Browne: Tell us about yourself. What is your job title and description of your role? I am the President sage Mentors Inc. We design Mentoring programs to accelerate the development of talent within Corporate, Government and Health Services organizations. I am currently the Director of Career Development & experiential Learning at Memorial…

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What’s New

  Since the last issue of the Bulletin, the Contact Point website has seen many changes. In January, Contact Point saw the addition of three new areas. There is a section on Helping Foreign Trained Professionals with a variety of useful information including occupational fact sheets. There is a new diagnostic vocational assessment resource for…

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Publications + Products

    Building Groups and Warm Ups, YWCA Over 50 warm-ups, over 25 lessons including trust, group building and communications. Available from the YWCA of Metropolitan Toronto, Life Skills Department, (416) 487-7154 x238 Scholarship Finder 98 – a comprehensive Canadian scholarship resource – search over 20,000 Canadian entrance and in-school scholarships worth $20,000,000. Includes a…

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What’s New

  Contact Point Launches its 2004 Survey! As practitioners in this fast paced, ever changing field of career development, we focus most of our attention on those we provide services to, and rarely have the chance to step back and reflect on our field. Here is an opportunity for you to do just that. Share…

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What’s New

There have been many changes to the Contact Point site since the previous issue of the Bulletin was released. In fact, new information is added weekly to the site. We have been adding new agency and organizational listings to our on-line Registry. This is a sure to be a staple for on-line networking and referrals.…

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What’s New

  Launched at the National Consultation on Career Development (NATCON) Conference in January 1997, Contact Point, funded by The Counselling Foundation of Canada, is the first Canadian site dedicated to providing on-line information to counsellors and practitioners across the country ­ a significant departure from sites that cater to the needs of the general public.…

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What’s New

  Since the last issue of the Contact Point Bulletin, we have added many new organizations and agencies in our On-Line Registry. This area is indeed becoming a networking hub at Contact Point. Is your organization listed? We have also added a number of new text, video and other items in our Resource Centre. Our…

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What’s New

    Since the last issue of the Contact Point Bulletin, we have added many new resources to our database at the Resource Centre. Check out the 1998 titles! Our On-Line Registry of organizations and agencies keeps growing. Peruse the list and see who’s who. Is your organization listed? We have added a link to…

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What’s New

  Since the last issue of the Contact Point Bulletin, there have been many enhancements to the website: Through our partnership with Skills For Change, we have added two new components in the Helping Foreign Trained Professional section: Best Practices in Employment Counselling for Foreign Trained Professionals; and Counselling and Job Search Strategies. There have…

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