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2020

Cannexus20 explored career development in Canada through many different lenses

A record near 1,300 delegates from across the country and around the world gathered in Ottawa from Jan. 27-29, 2020 for the Cannexus National Career Development Conference to learn about and discuss the issues shaping work and well-being in Canada, including community social enterprise, youth empowerment, mental health, future skills and reconciliation. Conference highlights included:…

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2020

The Winter issue of Careering highlights ethics and professionalism

This Winter 2020 issue of Careering magazine offers a crash course in many of the ethical dilemmas career professionals face today – what they are, the questions they raise and how to navigate them. Articles highlight the ethical codes available to career professionals, explore the implications of technology and look at ethics related to specific client populations,…

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2020

Graduate students apply by March 31 to compete for GSEP Award

If you are a full-time graduate student whose academic focus is career development or a faculty member working with full-time grad students in career counselling or a related field, then you want to know about the CERIC Graduate Student Engagement Program (GSEP). Applications for 2020 are due by Tuesday, March 31. CERIC encourages engagement of…

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2020

Strengthening Mental Health Through Effective Career Development: Guide launches today

In the wake of a global mental health movement, career development practitioners now have a new resource to help them understand how career development interventions support positive mental health. Strengthening Mental Health Through Effective Career Development: A Practitioner’s Guide – written by Dave Redekopp and Michael Huston of Life-Role Development Group Ltd. and published by…

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2020

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

CERIC has released an updated 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 Computing Careers & Disciplines: A Quick Guide for Prospective Students and Career Advisors provides the…

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2019

New CERIC literature search examines career implications of AI

How do I future-proof my career? Many jobseekers are asking themselves this very question today as technology continues to transform the labour market. Career service professionals need to understand the opportunities and challenges that automation brings to the workforce. In the new CERIC literature search Artificial Intelligence and Career Development, we look at the implications…

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