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Career Transitions Counsellor Ryerson Polytechnic University Career Centre is currently looking for a Career Transitions Counsellor to develop and deliver career and employment counselling programs and services both on an individual and group-basis to alumni and Ryerson students who are studying part-time or through Continuing Education. For more information on this position, please visit the…

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By Alene Steinbach, NB Career Development Action Group The New Brunswick Career Development Action Group (CDAG) is a cross-jurisdictional group (network) of representatives of stakeholders in New Brunswick involved in supporting and educating those who provide some form of career development (including counselling) services to the public. The scope of the CDAG’s work includes: leadership,…

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Conference Sketches

By Terry Weller The First Canadian Conference on Spirituality in the Workplace In the year 998 the life of Johne Smythe was short, narrow of scope and unpredictable. His pervasive life view was one of tenaciously existing on the uncontrollable prongs of fate. He was subject constantly to the whims of an intractable universe. Crops…

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By Dauna Atkins, International Association of Career Management Professionals Formed in 1989, the goal of the IACMP is to enhance the image, credibility of the profession and to provide a structure for each member to enhance his/her skills as a professional. The Association has developed and adopted standards of ethical practice, competency standards and a…

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Conference Sketches

By Janis Foord Kirk Perhaps the greatest challenge is changing the picture people have in their heads, Ontario’s ex-premier, Bob Rae, told career and employment specialists when they gathered in Ottawa recently NATCON, the National Consultation on Career Development. Too many people are “looking in the rear view mirror” at the world in which they…

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1998 OCC Career Development Award

Congratulations to Contact Point Board Member Sahri Woods Baum for being the recipient of the 1998 Ontario College Counsellors (OCC) Career Development Award. Sahri received this award at the 24th NATCON Conference held in Ottawa this past January. The OCC Career Development Award recognizes the significant contribution made by the award recipient to the practice…

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Orientation to Trades and Technology Curriculum and Resource Book: A way in for women

By Marcia Braundy Threaded throughout, are units to assist women to develop the additional skills to assist their success as they enter these career domains; where the needs to “Recognize, Adapt and Influence Workplace Culture, ” “Develop and Practice Assertive Skills”, “Deal Effectively with Harassment” and “Develop and Maintain Occupational Fitness” are still essential to…

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New Programs and Initiatives

By Liz Igoe Youth at Work We at Operation Springboard are pleased and excited to introduce our newest employment program. This program, Youth At Work, an HRDC at risk youth assessment centre, is an enhancement to our already existing employment programs. Youth At Work is funded by HRDC and is run in partnership with Centennial…

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