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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Announcing your Cannexus19 Mega speakers

Taking place January 28-30, 2019 in Ottawa, the Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference will feature this just-announced lineup of Mega Sessions with well-known presenters on highly pertinent subjects – from Indigenous youth to values-based leadership. Mega Sessions: Kofi Hope, Founding Executive Director, CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals – Values-based Leadership Herky Cutler, President &…

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