An expanding Cannexus19 hosted a pan-Canadian dialogue on career and workforce development

More than 1,200 delegates from across the country and beyond converged in Ottawa from January 28-30 for the Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference, exploring the disruption that is changing how we define work, find jobs, develop skills and succeed in the labour market. Conference highlights included: Three thought-provoking keynote speakers: MacEwan University President Deborah Saucier…

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Closing the skills gap: CERIC’s new literature search focuses on workforce development

With the changing nature of work and labour markets, effective workforce development strategies are increasingly viewed as pivotal to identifying emerging skill needs and supporting economic growth. CERIC’s new literature search Workforce Development highlights important implications for how career services professionals can better prepare their clients in adapting to the future workplace. Topics covered in…

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Latest issue of CJCD: Social anxiety in career development, career constructs of youth with ADHD and LDs, and more

The newest edition of the Canadian Journal of Career Development (CJCD) has just been published, with five articles that range from the vocational needs of adolescents with learning disabilities to a model for how employers might “convert” co-op employees to full-time hires to a new theoretical framework for understanding social anxiety in career development.  Articles…

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Career Theories and Models at Work: Ideas for Practice – Now available!

Expected to inform the practice of career development professionals around the globe, CERIC’s new Career Theories and Models at Work book is launching today at the Cannexus conference and available for purchase online now. This international collection, edited by Nancy Arthur (University of Calgary), Roberta Neault (Life Strategies) and Mary McMahon (University of Queensland) features…

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Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference is only three weeks away

Cannexus is Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference and will take place January 28-30, 2019 in Ottawa. The conference will bring together more than 1,000 professionals from education, community, government and private sectors to exchange information and explore innovative approaches in career development. The Final Conference Programme is now available online, featuring: 1 Workforce…

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Four graduate students receive awards to attend Cannexus19 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 Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference, January 28-30, 2019 in Ottawa. The recipients are: Duygu Gulseren, PhD Candidate, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Saint Mary’s University Mirit Grabarski, PhD Candidate, Organizational Behaviour, Ivey Business…

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