2020

Report explores literature on when, where and how youth make career decisions

An initial report prepared by the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) as part of a CERIC-supported research project – which aims to clarify when, where and how youth initiate and craft their career aspirations – is now available. The report, “The role of career education on students’ education choices and postsecondary outcomes: Theoretical and…

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2020

New 2020 edition of French guide to computing careers for students and advisors now available

CERIC has released an updated version of its French-language guide to computing careers, responding to strong demand for computing graduates in Canada and a changing technology landscape. Authored by Randy Connolly, Janet Miller and Faith-Michael Uzoka of Mount Royal University, the second edition of Disciplines et carrières en informatique : guide rapide à l’intention des…

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2020

CERIC to publish French edition of popular Career Theories and Models at Work book

Career Theories and Models at Work: Ideas for Practice, edited by Nancy Arthur (University of South Australia), Roberta Neault (Life Strategies) and Mary McMahon (University of Queensland) and published by CERIC, has gained popularity across Canada and beyond, generating interest from career development professors, researchers and practitioners around the world. For the past few months,…

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2020

Free webinar to support remote career development services

The COVID-19 pandemic has required career development agencies and practitioners to shift services to remote delivery. To support this demand in these challenging times, CERIC is pleased to be offering a free webinar – Remote Services: Career Development Practice in Unprecedented Times – next Thursday with online counselling pioneer Tannis Goddard. Remote services are now essential…

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2020

Career development for introverts focus of new CERIC literature search

Introverts work best when they can focus and dedicate time to independent work. However, in today’s workplace where collaboration is the key to success, introverts often struggle to reach their full potential. CERIC’s new literature search, Introverts and Career Development, gathers important research and practices on how introverts can make their voices heard in their…

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2020

Call for Presenters for Cannexus21 National Career Development Conference now open

CERIC invites individuals or organizations with an interest in presenting at the Cannexus21 National Career Development Conference to submit a brief outline for consideration using the Proposal Form and encourages them to inform colleagues or students of this opportunity. Planning for the 15th annual Cannexus conference, January 25-27, 2021, in Ottawa, remains underway at this point with all necessary…

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2020

Free webinar series to help career professionals thrive through chaos

COVID-19 has changed the way all of us are living and working right now. To support the career development sector through this uncertain period, CERIC is offering a free webinar series – Thriving Through Chaos: How to Manage Your Mental and Emotional Well-Being and Help Your Clients Do the Same – starting next Tuesday with Shellie Deloyer. It…

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2020

Timely resources from CareerWise for career professionals navigating COVID-19

Like many around the globe, Canada’s career development professionals are navigating the rapidly changing reality of life amid COVID-19. CareerWise compiled a list of resources to help career professionals and their clients. Resource categories include: job search, mental health, remote working, upcoming webinars and diversions. Just a few examples: 8 Proven Video Interview Tips to…

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