Cannexus 2009 – A Huge Success!

CANNEXUS 2009, hosted in Toronto on April 6 – 8 was an overwhelming success! Thank you to all the delegates, session presenters and exhibitors for making this, our 3rd national conference, a success. Thanks also to our Sponsors as well as the many Partnering and Supporting Organizations.

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CERIC on the road this fall to introduce its programs, build local networks

CERIC will be travelling to locations across Canada starting this month for a series of free networking breakfast meetings. Attendees will be introduced to CERIC’s programs and services and connect with like-minded professional peers. Roadshows are inclusive events, designed to allow conversations between all who have a stake in career development, including career practitioners, educators,…

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Editor’s note

Hello, readers. My name is Lindsay Purchase, and I’m excited to share with you my first Careering issue as CERIC’s new Content & Communications Editor. While you will continue to find the thought-provoking, informative articles that make Careering a must-read, you may also notice some new features (check out our infographic) and design shifts going…

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Client Side: How my disability changed my perspective on jobseeking

In Client Side, a new Careering feature, jobseekers reflect on successes and struggles in their career development. After she was diagnosed with a progressive condition, Rebecca McMurrer feared the time and effort she had put into building a nursing career would go to waste By Rebecca McMurrer Jobseeking can be difficult in the best of…
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CERIC launches Retain and Gain Playbook to grow careers in Canada’s non-profit sector

CERIC has published a new edition of its popular Retain and Gain Playbook that addresses the challenges faced by charities and non-profits in attracting, retaining and engaging staff. The bilingual publication enhances capacity building across the non-profit sector, which employs close to two million Canadians. Written in an innovative “travel guide” format, the Retain and…

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Cannexus19 preliminary programme now available online

The preliminary programme for the Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference is now available online. Canada’s largest bilingual career development conference, Cannexus19 takes place January 28-30, 2019 in Ottawa and is expected to bring together 1,000 professionals in the field. There are more than 130 concurrent education sessions in the programme, exploring innovative approaches in career counselling and career development.…

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Popular Spark! talks return with 4 inspiring presenters at Cannexus19

Featuring TED-style talks that “spark” us to think differently about our careers, CERIC is pleased to announce the Spark! presenters for the 2019 Cannexus National Career Development Conference: Hannah Alper, Blogger, Activist, Author – Issue + Gift = Change Hamoon Ekhtiari, Founder & CEO, Audacious Futures – Building the Google Maps for the Future of…

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CERIC announces its 2018-2019 Board of Directors

The CERIC Board of Directors for 2018-2019 has been confirmed and will steer the charitable organization in advancing career development in Canada. A national volunteer board, its members reflect a broad cross-section of leaders across the career counselling and career development field. John Horn, who leads organizational learning and development at Vancity Credit Union, becomes…

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Announcing your Cannexus19 Mega speakers

Taking place January 28-30, 2019 in Ottawa, the Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference will feature this just-announced lineup of Mega Sessions with well-known presenters on highly pertinent subjects – from Indigenous youth to values-based leadership. Mega Sessions: Kofi Hope, Founding Executive Director, CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals – Values-based Leadership Herky Cutler, President &…

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Free webinar will share new research on supporting senior entrepreneurs

In our current era of longevity the realities of aging have changed, but attitudes, especially about work and retirement, have not kept pace. Despite the growing number of older adults pursuing entrepreneurial activities, this cohort has been largely ignored in entrepreneurship research and by funders or service providers. A free webinar from the Sheridan Centre…

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