2021

Explore the 150+ sessions: Program now available for Cannexus22 conference

The Cannexus22 hybrid program has now been released for both the virtual edition and Ottawa-based in-person version of Canada’s largest Career Development Conference, taking place Jan. 24-26, 2022. The program includes more than 150 sessions that will keep participants current with the latest knowledge, skills and tools as well as help to sustain resilience as we approach two years of the “new normal.” Cannexus brings together professionals across the career and…

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2019

CERIC guide will address impact of career development practice on client mental health

CERIC will publish a book in the new year that makes the case that career development practice is a mental health intervention, and provides skills and strategies to support career development practitioners in their work. Written by Dave Redekopp and Michael Huston, Strengthening Mental Health Through Effective Career Development: A Practitioner’s Guide explores how practitioners…

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2019

Mega speakers announced for Cannexus20 National Conference!

CERIC is pleased to announce this year’s confirmed Mega presenters for Cannexus20, featuring well-known thought leaders on trending topics in career development. Cannexus – Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference – takes place January 27-29, 2020 in Ottawa. Mega Sessions: Gray Poehnell, Career Consultant, Ergon Communications – Above the Noise: Making Our Voices Heard Yvonne Rodney, Career…

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Conference Sketches

By Barbara Williams OPPORTUNITIES – A Dialogue on Career Development and Employment Preparation in Ontario Ontario’s 3rd Annual Career Development Conference took place from April 4-6, 2001 in Toronto. This conference was presented by an alliance of government, non-government and community agencies that have an interest in career development and employment preparation in Ontario. OPPORTUNITIES…

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Career Briefs

The Great Canadian Skills Mismatch A number of important demographic shifts happened since Rick Miner published the first report in the People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People series in 2010. The Great Canadian Skills Mismatch is intended to add new perspective to the ongoing debate about the existence of skills shortages and/or mismatches in Canada.

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