The Changing World of Work

What occupations and skills are most at risk with automation – and which will remain in demand By Trudy Parsons    A report released by the World Economic Forum – Future of Jobs Report – shares a popular estimate, claiming 65% of children who are just entering primary school will work in new job types…

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Principles in Action: Framing Career Development as a Lifelong Process

By Paula Wischoff Yerama With a goal of bringing greater clarity and consistency to our national conversations about career development, CERIC developed a set of Guiding Principles of Career Development that have been enthusiastically embraced across Canada. These eight Guiding Principles are intended as a starting point to inform discussions with clients, employers, funders, policymakers and…

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La nouvelle édition de la RCDC comprend de nouvelles recherches sur les étudiants ayant des troubles d’apprentissage, les aspirations professionnelles des adultes autochtones, les effets de l’IMT et plus encore

La nouvelle édition de la Revue canadienne de développement de carrière (RCDC) vient d’être publiée, marquant la 17ème année de la diffusion du travail de chercheurs en développement de carrière du Canada et du monde entier. Présentant une toute nouvelle couverture, ce numéro explore une gamme de sujets variés, dont la plupart explorent les expériences…

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Skills for an Automated Future

Changing how we develop skills, measure them and apply them in the workforce By Patrick Snider   Canada is heading towards a period of disruption due to technology. We need to prepare our workforce with the skills necessary to make this transition. This year, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has been conducting a project with…

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The Future of the Canadian Workforce in the Digital Society

Attracting talent and engaging underrepresented groups By Dragana Martinovic and Viktor Freiman   Today’s labour market relies heavily on technology and requires skills and competencies that may vary from simply using an online form to apply for work, to writing a sophisticated computer program. With this broad spectrum of workplace demands in mind, we looked…

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Tales of the Elevator Operator

As new technology is applied to automating jobs, workers will have to adapt at a pace of change that we’ve never seen before By Jeremy Auger   Remember all the hubbub about elevator operators losing their jobs? Of course, you don’t. Yet, despite the lack of fanfare, “elevator operator” is the sole job classification that…

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Not Every Computer-Related Job Is IT

Understanding computing disciplines to help advisors guide students in choosing the right career path By Janet Miller and Randy Connolly   When you are out at a party, meeting new people, how do you answer the question “What do you do?”  Do you respond with a job title, or do you describe some of the…

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