Big changes on the way for ContactPoint

The way we find and interact with information online is changing. CERIC is committed to continuing to offer content for career professional communities but is evolving its digital platforms to meet learning needs with a modern and engaging approach, in time for Canada Career Month. An exciting new CareerWise website – that builds on the…

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CERIC on the road this fall to introduce its programs, build local networks

CERIC will be travelling to locations across Canada starting this month for a series of free networking breakfast meetings. Attendees will be introduced to CERIC’s programs and services and connect with like-minded professional peers. Roadshows are inclusive events, designed to allow conversations between all who have a stake in career development, including career practitioners, educators,…

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New CERIC literature search focuses on youth employment

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It is one of those questions that has been asked countless times since we were little. In today’s rapidly changing labour market, early career preparation and work-based learning experiences are essential in readying youth to enter the future world of work. CERIC’s latest literature search…

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CERIC launches Retain and Gain Playbook to grow careers in Canada’s non-profit sector

CERIC has published a new edition of its popular Retain and Gain Playbook that addresses the challenges faced by charities and non-profits in attracting, retaining and engaging staff. The bilingual publication enhances capacity building across the non-profit sector, which employs close to two million Canadians. Written in an innovative “travel guide” format, the Retain and…

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Cannexus19 preliminary programme now available online

The preliminary programme for the Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference is now available online. Canada’s largest bilingual career development conference, Cannexus19 takes place January 28-30, 2019 in Ottawa and is expected to bring together 1,000 professionals in the field. There are more than 130 concurrent education sessions in the programme, exploring innovative approaches in career counselling and career development.…

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New issue of CJCD: Skills for the 21st century, peer mentoring and more

The newest edition of Canadian Journal of Career Development (CJCD) has just been published, featuring a range of topics from mentorship as a career intervention to the use of technology in career services to international students in the workforce. Articles include: Mentorship as a Career Intervention: An Evaluation of a Peer-Mentoring Program with Canadian University…

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Popular Spark! talks return with 4 inspiring presenters at Cannexus19

Featuring TED-style talks that “spark” us to think differently about our careers, CERIC is pleased to announce the Spark! presenters for the 2019 Cannexus National Career Development Conference: Hannah Alper, Blogger, Activist, Author – Issue + Gift = Change Hamoon Ekhtiari, Founder & CEO, Audacious Futures – Building the Google Maps for the Future of…

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CERIC announces its 2018-2019 Board of Directors

The CERIC Board of Directors for 2018-2019 has been confirmed and will steer the charitable organization in advancing career development in Canada. A national volunteer board, its members reflect a broad cross-section of leaders across the career counselling and career development field. John Horn, who leads organizational learning and development at Vancity Credit Union, becomes…

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