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What’s New

  In October, we launched the Contact Point Flash – a monthly circular with book reviews, journal and periodical article reviews, periodic job ads, and more. You can find the Flash in the Counsellors’ News section of the website. We’ve also added a new section in the Resource Centre called Journally Speaking. Readers of the…

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What’s New

    We are thrilled to partner with Memorial University of Newfoundland in the development of the Canadian Journal of Career Development. You can peruse information on this new journal including subscription at: cjcd.contactpoint.ca We’re mapping career services in Canada! If you or your organization provide career services to Canadians, we want to have you…

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What’s New

    Want to know how the National Employment Service (NES) impacted the field of career counselling in Canada? Read about it in The History of Career Counselling section. Looking for that all-ellusive contact information for an Association but coming up a bit disappointed? Look no further than the Contact Point Resource Centre’s newest addition,…

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Book Club

  Mentoring and the World or Work in Canada: Source Book of Best Practices Les Éditions de la Fondation de l’entrepreneurship, 2003 ISBN: 2-89521-052-7 In 2001, the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship with author Christine Cuerrier published Mentoring and the World Work: A reference model (Currier, 2001). The study proposed a model for effective mentoring programs for…

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The Evolving Role of HR

By Lynn Lochbihler Gone are the days where Human Resources (HR) was largely an administrative role responsible for assisting employees with personal problems and health benefits, organizing the annual staff Christmas party and on clean-up duty after a situation with an employee went awry. Enlightened organizations now respect and value Human Resources Management (HRM) for…

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What’s New

  Contact Point’s 2004 Survey Results Are In! Contact Point has just wrapped up its second Annual Survey. Here’s a snapshot of some of the results. This year, in addition to your thoughts on the site, we asked you, the practitioner, to delve into broader issues and trends in our field. While this made for…

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Publications + Products

  I Should Be Burnt Out By Now… So How Come I’m Not? How You Can Survive and Thrive in Today’s Uncertain World Peg C. Neuhauser Wiley, January 2004 ISBN:0470833858 Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career Herminia Ibarra Harvard Business School Press, February 2004 ISBN: 1591394139 Job Srch.h/bk/people W/disabilities Daniel J Ryan JIST…

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What’s New

  Check Out the Ontario Professional & Graduate School and Education Fairs Page Now available on Contact Point is a list of Professional & Graduate School and Education Fairs from universities across Ontario. Click here to view the listing. Do you know of another School or Education fair not listed on the website? Contact Point…

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