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2019

New CERIC-funded project to examine role of career education on outcomes of 7,000 young Canadians

CERIC will fund a Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) project that will identify the impact of career education on high school students’ post-secondary choices and workforce outcomes, with the goal of improving the quality of youth career decision-making. The project will use two unique sources of longitudinal data created to test career interventions through…

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2019

Graduate students apply by March 29 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 2019 are due by Friday, March 29. CERIC encourages engagement of…

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2019

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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2019

The Winter issue of Careering explores the demand for STEM skills

With the future workplace demanding more Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills, what should we consider in current educational pathways and employment counselling? This Winter 2019 issue of CERIC’s Careering magazine examines this theme with thought-provoking articles on labour market outcomes, diversity and career exploration in STEM. Articles in this issue: Fostering career agility…

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2019

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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2019

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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