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What’s New

  Contact Point wins BC Career Development Award of Excellence in the Organization Category!   Contact Point has been awarded the 2004 BC Career Development Award of Excellence (Organization Category). This prestigious award is presented by the Career Management Association of BC in honour of inspiration leadership and excellence in career development to members of…

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Publications + Products

  Basic Counseling Responses?: A Multimedia Learning System for the Helping Professions (1st Edition) By Hutch Haney and Jacqueline Leibsohn, 1999, Wadsworth Publishing, ISBN/ISSN: 0-534-36263-X Becoming a Twenty-First Century Agency Counselor: Personal and Professional Explorations (1st Edition) By Kathryn C. MacCluskie and R. Elliott Ingersoll, 2001, Wadsworth Publishing, ISBN/ISSN: 0-534-35605-2 How to Find Work in…

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New Programs and Initiatives

By Katherine Halpenny WoodGreen Launches Homeward Bound Program In 2002 alone, more than 2,700 single mothers and their children were forced to live in Toronto’s shelter system. Research clearly shows that families experiencing homelessness need a number of essential supports in order to maintain a stable home and achieve financial independence. The Homeward Bound program…

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Snapshot

  International Personnel Management Association – Canada IPMA-Canada … national presence, national voice, international connections. IPMA-Canada is a national human resources association with eight Chapters and members in all provinces. We are globally connected through our affiliation with other IPMA associations throughout the world. Our mission is to promote excellence in the practice of human…

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Voluntary Simplicity and Work

By Ashley Kiani Coming home from work in the midst of Toronto rush hour, in the smog heat of July, with a gaining headache, I had a crazy thought. It arose while overhearing a conversation of two middle-aged working women sitting next to me on the subway. It went something like this: “Well, as you…

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What’s New

  Since the launch in January 2000 of the section at Contact Point called “Historical Moments in Career Counselling”, we’ve periodically added new historical entries. Find out more about the beginnings of the profession, how the National Employment Service (NES) Impacted the field of career counselling, and when private sector outplacement counselling arrived in Canada.…

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What’s New

  We’ve moved! While our virtual coordinates remain the same, our mailing and other contact information is now: 18 Spadina Rd., Suite 200 Toronto, ON. M5R 2S7 Tel: (416) 929-9668 Fax: (416) 923-2536 We’ve been updating the information in our Registry of Organizations and Agencies. If you’ve got a listing in this database, please ensure…

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What’s New

  We are thrilled to announce that the inaugural edition of The Canadian Journal of Career Development is now available on-line. Through our partnership with Memorial University of Newfoundland, you can subscribe to and view this journal free of charge athttp://cjcd.contactpoint.ca. We have launched a new section on Contact Point devoted to Mentoring Resources. Here…

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What’s New

  First things first — Congratulations to Anita Makokis, from A.C.C.E.S.S. in Edmonton Alberta for winning a free registration to NATCON 2002 through our scratch and win cards at this year’s NATCON. Hope to see you at the conference next year! We are pleased to announce that Keltie Creed has joined the Contact Point staff…

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Flowork International

Making the informed Choice! Introduces The Job Search Management System Made up of Five Components! Knowing the numbers Identifying what the client does Understanding the hiring cycle Generating the next step Managing the job search process NEW! Provides a visual representation of the clients Job search process Find out how you or your counselors can…

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