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2019

Complete your 2019 national Survey of Career Service Professionals

The 2019 Survey of Career Service Professionals is a national survey run by CERIC, a charitable organization that advances career development in Canada. With the start of Canada Career Month, the survey is now open! This comprehensive survey will take approximately 25–30 minutes to complete. Your responses will help CERIC, and the field at large, to better…

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2019

CERIC to host a series of roadshows during Canada Career Month

CERIC is pleased to be partnering with local associations and organizations across the country to present several roadshows throughout November for Canada Career Month. These FREE breakfast meetings will engage career development professionals as well as related stakeholders in the communities where they work and provide networking and learning opportunities linked to new CERIC research and…

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2019

Free webinars in November on universal design in career services and settlement counsellor competencies

CERIC will be offering two free webinars to share the findings of CERIC-funded research projects: Accessibility and Universal Design in Career Transitions Programming and Services on November 15 and Redefining the Role of Front-Line Settlement Counsellors: 8 Critical Competencies for Success on November 22. CERIC supported the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) to carry…

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2019

Four graduate students receive awards to attend Cannexus20 conference

CERIC has announced the recipients of this year’s Graduate Student Engagement Program (GSEP) Award, providing support for four graduate students to attend the Cannexus20 National Career Development Conference, January 27-29, 2020 in Ottawa. The recipients are: Connie Covey, EdD Candidate, Workplace and Adult Learning, University of Calgary Liton Furukawa, PhD Candidate, College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Royal…

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CERIC welcomes its 2019/2020 Board of Directors

CERIC is pleased to welcome the members of its volunteer Board of Directors for the upcoming year. The volunteer Board reflects a broad cross-section of the diverse career development field from across Canada. John Horn, who leads organizational learning and development at Vancity Credit Union, returns as Chair of the Board. The complete list of…

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2019

Spark! talks return with inspiring presenters at Cannexus20

Featuring TED-style talks that “spark” us to think differently about our careers, CERIC is pleased to announce the Spark! presenters for the 2020 Cannexus National Career Development Conference: Mike Prosserman, B-boy & Founder of Unity Charity – Breakin’ Down Barriers Around Mental Health in the Workplace Tim Tamashiro, Amazon #1 Bestselling Author and Former CBC Radio Host – How to…

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2019

CERIC to fund revision of popular guide to computing careers

CERIC will fund a project for Mount Royal University to update its popular guide to computing careers, which will now add two emerging areas: data science and cybersecurity. The second edition of Computing Disciplines: A Quick Guide for Prospective Students and Career Advisors will also expand on training opportunities such as college programs and coding…

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2019

Mega speakers announced for Cannexus20 National Conference!

CERIC is pleased to announce this year’s confirmed Mega presenters for Cannexus20, featuring well-known thought leaders on trending topics in career development. Cannexus – Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference – takes place January 27-29, 2020 in Ottawa. Mega Sessions: Gray Poehnell, Career Consultant, Ergon Communications – Above the Noise: Making Our Voices Heard Yvonne Rodney, Career…

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