CERIC is partnering with BC Career Development Association to present a three-part webinar series – Resumes 2017: What You Need to Know About Current Trends, Employer Expectations and Crafting Outstanding Resumes for Client Career Success with Kristin Vandegriend and Lisa Stephen starting October 26, 2017.
Today’s business success goes beyond the concept of high-quality products and services. Forward-thinking organizations need to embed social responsibility into their core strategy and address the shared values of our well-being. CERIC’s latest literature search reviewed the research and practice of corporate social responsibility and the implications for career professionals.
The final report of a CERIC-funded University of Winnipeg project into how career development can make school more meaningful for newcomer and refugee youth is now available. The report provides details of a three-year research program led by Dr Jan Stewart that investigated schools and communities in Calgary, Winnipeg and St John’s. It contains recommendations for creating culturally responsive career development programs that address the unique needs of children who may be experiencing the effects of trauma, interrupted learning and acquiring a new language.
The newest edition of The Canadian Journal of Career Development has just been published with 10 briefs that focus on the thought-provoking research of current and past graduate students in Canada and internationally. Topics range from the Future of Work to Athletic Identity to Immigrant Job Satisfaction.
The Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference, taking place January 22-24, 2018 in Ottawa, will feature the return of Spark!, our highly popular TED-style talks. Four speakers will each give a 10-minute presentation on a diverse topic to “spark” you to think differently about your work.
CERIC is partnering with Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE) to present a new 3-part webinar series: From Classroom to Community: Implementing Experiential Learning for Career Development with a group of experts in the career development field starting October 11.
In a series of new videos, project partners discuss their experiences working with CERIC and provide recommendations to others seeking funding. CERIC provides funding and other support in its efforts to improve the economic and social well-being of Canadians through advancing career development knowledge and skills.
Taking place January 22-24, 2018 in Ottawa, the Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference will feature this just-announced lineup of Mega Sessions with well-known presenters on highly pertinent subjects – from the role of career development in mental health to career service innovation in the post-secondary sector:
A new CERIC-funded research study led by the Sheridan Centre for Elder Research will address the gap in knowledge about the state of senior entrepreneurship in Canada by investigating the experiences, needs and interests of individuals who have either launched or would like to start their own business after age 50. With the country’s demographic shift to an aging workforce well underway, increasing numbers of older Canadians are turning to entrepreneurship; however very little is known about them and what kind of career guidance and support they require.
The CERIC volunteer Board of Directors for the upcoming year is now in place, reflecting a broad cross-section of the diverse career development field from across Canada.