The Fall 2015 issue of Careering magazine is out and this edition’s theme is “Soft Skills and Intergenerational Issues.” Articles discuss issues revolving around the importance of soft skills and the challenges faced by an intergenerational workforce:
With the Early Bird deadline less than two weeks away (Monday, November 2, 5:00 pm ET), now is the time to take advantage of registering to attend the full 3-day Cannexus conference for only $500. For an additional 10% discount, check if you are a member of one of our growing list of 38 supporting organizations. Student and 1-day rates are also offered.
The landscape in career services continues to evolve as funding service models change, new technologies emerge, and shifting economic conditions persist. Our 2015 Survey of Career Service Professionals will provide an accurate picture of today’s career services community in Canada, and allow us to compare results to our 2011 survey (completed by over 1,000 practitioners).
Author Cathy Campbell will be offering a free webinar on Wednesday, November 4 exploring the highlights of her popular new book, Career Crafting the Decade After High School: Professional’s Guide.
CERIC has announced the recipients of its Graduate Student Award, providing support for four graduate students to attend the Cannexus National Career Development Conference, January 25-27, 2016 in Ottawa.
The Cannexus16 Preliminary Programme is now available, with more than 130 education sessions on the latest research, trends and best practices in career development. Topics range from coaching techniques to marginalized populations to entrepreneurship. The 2016 conference will also include a series of sessions focused around workforce planning and development.
On average 5,000 Canadian Armed Forces personnel will exit the military each year and face unique challenges and opportunities in successfully transitioning to civilian careers and further educational opportunities. To help meet this need, a set of bilingual resources, Military to Civilian Employment: A Career Practitioner’s Guide, will be developed for Canadian career service professionals to use in working with veterans.
New issue of CJCD: Career Education in Junior High School, Job Developers’ Training, Narrative Method of Practice & more
The latest issue of The Canadian Journal of Career Development has just been published and is available to view online. This edition of the journal provides new research in several topical areas including career education at the junior high level, job development for internationally educated professionals and the increasingly popular narrative method of practice.
CERIC is partnering with the Career Development Association of PEI (CDA PEI) to support its “Career Matters 2015” conference, taking place on Thursday, October 8 in Summerside, PE.
A new study funded by CERIC will examine how Canadians in their 50s, 60s and 70s are seeking out second and third careers as “retirement” is redefined. The project, led by York University’s Suzanne L. Cook, will also look at how career professionals can best assist older adults in their career development.