Canadians experiencing high degree of career regret, new national survey finds

Career professionals report their clients felt pressured into choosing careers they didn’t want to pursue Toronto, Jan. 27, 2020 – More than 7 in 10 Canadians who see a career counsellor or coach say they wish they had made different career decisions earlier in their lives, according to a national survey of 1,300+ career service…

Media Advisory – New rules of career engagement being written at Cannexus 2019, Canada’s largest career conference

Ottawa, Jan. 16, 2019 – There is a new work order and 1,200 career development professionals from across the country will converge in Ottawa from Jan. 28-30 to tackle how to help Canadians navigate it. The largest conference of its kind in Canada, Cannexus 2019 will explore the disruption that is changing how we define…

New guide helps Canadian educators meet the needs of refugee students

Ottawa, Jan. 22, 2018 – Canadian educators now have a new resource to help refugee and newcomer youth. Launched today, the guide will enable schools to deliver more culturally responsive career guidance and better integrate the growing number of newcomer and refugee students who have lived through the trauma of war, family separation and loss.…

Media Advisory – Canada’s largest career development conference prepares the workforce for ‘jobs of the future’

Ottawa, Jan. 10, 2018 – The Cannexus National Career Development Conference will bring 1,000 career development professionals together in Ottawa from Jan. 22-24, 2018 to explore the skills and strategies required by the workforce of tomorrow. The biggest annual event in the country for professionals working in career counselling, employment and workforce development comes as…

New Career Management for Small Business Playbook helps to retain and develop talent

Ottawa, Jan. 23, 2017 – The Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) will today launch a new publication to help the more than 4 in 5 small-and medium-sized enterprises who worry about engaging and developing the talent to grow their businesses. Entitled Retain and Gain: Career Management for Small Business, this action-oriented Playbook…

Media Advisory – Work and employment trends to be explored at Canada’s largest career development conference in Ottawa

Ottawa, Jan. 16, 2017 – More than 900 career development professionals will gather in Ottawa next week for the 11th annual Cannexus National Career Development Conference. The biggest event in the country for professionals working in career counselling, employment and workforce development takes place Jan. 23-25, 2017. Delegates will explore the latest research and advance…

Canada Company and the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) announce the launch of Military to Civilian Employment: A Career Practitioner’s Guide

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2016 /CNW/ – Canada Company, the leader in Military Employment Transition, has partnered with the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) to provide the over 100,000 Canadian career service professionals with the tools they need to help Veterans transitioning into civilian careers.

Canada’s biggest conference for career professionals comes to Ottawa to examine job, workforce trends

Ottawa, Jan. 18, 2016 – More than 800 career development professionals will gather in Ottawa from Jan. 25-27, 2016 for the Cannexus National Career Development Conference. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the event is Canada’s largest for career professionals to explore the latest research and hot topics in career counselling, employment and workforce development.

Half of Canadians wish they had sought more career planning advice, survey finds

Toronto, March 10, 2015 – One in two Canadians who have not had career counselling say they would have sought professional career planning or employment advice if they could do it over again, a new survey has found.

Media Advisory – Canada’s biggest conference of career counsellors comes to Ottawa to discuss latest job, work trends

Ottawa, Jan. 20, 2015 – Nearly 800 career development professionals will gather in Ottawa from Jan. 26-28, 2015 for the Cannexus National Career Development Conference. The largest event in the country for people in career counselling, employment and workforce development, delegates will explore the latest research and hot topics in the field.

Canadian business divided on best way to tackle skills gap

Survey finds 71% of employers agree they have a responsibility to provide career management programs but only 29% offer them Toronto, Jan. 21, 2014 – A shortage of skilled workers is the single biggest issue facing Canadian executives in 2014 but employers are split on how to address the skills gap,

Media Advisory – Skills and jobs mismatch a focus at Canada’s biggest conference of career counsellors next week

Ottawa, Jan. 13, 2014 – Nearly 800 career development professionals will gather in Ottawa next week for the 8th annual Cannexus National Career Development Conference. The largest meeting in the country of professionals working in career counselling,

New National Challenge seeks ideas to promote career development in Canada

The online competition is offering prizes of $5,000 for the winning entries Toronto, Aug. 12, 2013 – The Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) is today launching its 

Canada’s largest meeting of career development professionals to explore job market gap

The Cannexus National Career Development Conference takes place January 28-30 in Ottawa Toronto, Jan. 10, 2013 – In the wake of a growing divide between haves and have-nots in the Canadian job market, more than 700 of the country’s career development

Canada’s largest career development conference takes on the ‘new rules’ of work

Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) hosts its 6th annual Cannexus conference, January 23-25, 2012 in Ottawa with over 100 sessions and an impressive lineup of keynote speakersToronto, Jan. 10, 2012 – The constantly shifting economy has made career choice and the role of career counsellors more important than ever. With Statistics

Despite recent tough economic times, Canadians satisfied with work, optimistic about career goals

We rely on personal connections more than on-line networks for job leads: Newest Research from the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling Toronto, February 2, 2011 – In spite of having just come through a tough economic year, the majority of Canadians are generally happy with their jobs and like the people they

CANNEXUS2008: Looming retirement of 4 million baby boomers will reduce Canada’s workforce by half in the next decade!

Toronto, ON. – April 7, 2008 – The Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC), a national, charitable organization, presents CANNEXUS™ 2008 –

Is linking children with a career professional an important parenting responsibility? Yes, and, it can also help ensure their long term good health

Toronto- If you had the chance to go back and do “it” all again, would you? Four in ten Canadians seriously regret never having had any career counselling, says a new

CANNEXUS™ 2007: If knowledge is power, welcome to the socket!

Toronto– Lurking beneath the veneer of the employed in this country is a very real crisis. Career counselling, and perhaps more importantly, equity in career counselling, is a

A Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities

Toronto – The unemployment rate for people with disabilities is alarmingly high. Although these people offer a great pool of talent, they remain untapped and detached from the

Many Canadians Look For Help When It Comes To Career Planning

Toronto, ON – January 19, 2006 – According to a new Ipsos Reid survey conducted on behalf of the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC), if