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Evolution of a career development association: Supporting practitioners on the journey toward professionalization

How the Manitoba Association for Career Development has helped CDPs develop skills, share resources and build capacity within the field By Deanna England The first meeting of what would become the Manitoba Association for Career Development (MACD) took place in May of 2013. It was held in a local pub with a total of three attendees.…


The Spring-Summer issue of Careering dives into career assessments

Career professionals often work with clients by using a variety of assessment tools and strategies. How do we identify the right type of tool to fit client needs? The Spring-Summer collaborative issue of Careering magazine with the US-based National Career Development Assessment (NCDA) highlights the theme of “Career Assessments” from a broad range of perspectives.…


Winter 2011

Winter 2011 A Quarterly Publication of ContactPoint    What’s New – Updates and Information from ContactPoint and CERIC This Issue’s Theme: The Balancing Act Intentional Practice: Using Self-Reflection to Enhance Career Satisfaction by Joanne Elliott and Jessica Gregg Measuring Up Your HEART: A Goal-Setting Tool by Melissa Macfarlane Working the Balance by Ahniko Handford Lose Your…


Fall 2010

A Quarterly Publication of ContactPoint   What’s New This Issue’s Theme: Social Media and the Career Development Field   Face(Book) It – There’s a Link(edIn) in this Social Networking Hype(rlink) by Tricia Bowler-Archambault LinkedIn and Career Planning: Use It to Your Career Advantage by Karen Girard Finding a Job on Twitter: How Clients Can Successfully…


Career Briefs

Discover the new ContactPoint and OrientAction! In 1997 the website was launched as an innovative virtual community dedicated to the needs of career development professionals. ContactPoint has been around ever since, offering free access to job listings, learning opportunities and support.