2021

CJCD Winter 2021: Remote work during COVID, risk management in co-op programs and more

The newest edition of the Canadian Journal of Career Development (CJCD) has just been published, with five articles that range from ethical risk management in co-op programs to work-life wellness during COVID to youth career engagement and more. Articles include: Ethical Risk Management in Co-Operative Education Programs, Christine Dodds, Craig Cameron, Cynthia Maclean Ethnolinguistic Identity…

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2021

OneLife Tools to lead CERIC project on career development impacts of experiential learning

CERIC has awarded its project on Unlocking the Career Development Value within Experiential Learning to OneLife Tools, co-founded by Rich Feller and Mark Franklin. The project, which includes collaboration with career development leaders from both Canada and the U.S., will develop an easily accessible digital guide to optimize the interaction among experiential learning (EL), reflective…

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2021

Winter 2021 issue of Careering focuses on social justice

This digital-only issue of Careering, on the theme of Social Justice, highlights the importance of understanding the context in which people pursue education and work – or are prevented from doing so to their full potential. It also reminds us that career development can be a powerful tool to challenge inequities and to advance the public good.…

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2021

Early signs of stabilization in career services sector while mental health a growing concern: CERIC Pulse Recovery Survey

Moving into 2021, some early signs of stabilization are showing within Canada’s career services sector while mental health and burnout are growing concerns, according to the latest CERIC Pulse Recovery Survey. The online surveys have been tracking how career and employment professionals across the country are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic and reimagining career services.…

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2021

Only 2 weeks to go until virtual Cannexus21

Cannexus is Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference and will take place on January 25 & 27 and February 1 & 3, 2021 online. This year the conference will bring together more than 2,000+ professionals from across the country and around the world to reimagine career development, refresh skills and renew hope in 2021.…

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2020

CERIC releases winter/spring 2021 webinar calendar: Diversity & inclusion, motivational interviewing, experiential learning and more

CERIC is announcing its 2021 webinar calendar and will be offering a variety of webinar series in the next few months to support the career development community on a range of timely topics. Register now to plan ahead for your professional development in the new year. The winter/spring webinar schedule features: Integrating Motivational Interviewing into…

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Young Professionals Bursary awarded for virtual Cannexus21 conference

Ten young professionals will receive bursaries to attend the virtual Cannexus21 conference thanks to a new partnership between CERIC and the Nova Scotia Career Development Association (NSCDA) designed to support emerging employment and career development practitioners. A total of 27 applications for the Young Professionals Bursary were submitted. Recipients of the bursary come from across…

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2020

Graduate students win award to attend virtual Cannexus21 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 Cannexus21 National Career Development Conference, January 25 & 27 and February 1 & 3, 2021 online. The recipients are: Roxy Merkand, PhD Candidate, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Waterloo Gabrielle Beaupré, PhD Candidate, Education,…

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2020

New evidence that career education changes high school student pathways

A new CERIC-funded study has found evidence to support that career education in high school changes students’ career choices and pathways. The research by Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) uncovered that career interventions particularly help lower-income students in clarifying their career plans. The research project, “Role of career education on students’ education choices and…

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