Career development from school to work: A holistic understanding of the physical and psychological process of international student transition

By Liton Furkawa With the growing population of international students changing the demographics in Canada, and the dramatic increase of internationalization in the academy as a part of the Canadian present and future, the federal government now offers a new immigration category called the Canadian Experience Class to assist a certain number of graduates. The…

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Money talks: Financial considerations in careers

By Mirit Grabarski Traditionally, work was seen as a source of income and defined by its economic value – “what people do for financial compensation in order to make a living” (Brief & Nord, 1990 p.2). People looked for self-fulfillment outside of work, in things such as hobbies and leisure time. With the technological, economic…

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Is work inherently meaningful? Rethinking meaning in work

By Mindy Chiang “Meaning in work” literature has expanded rapidly in the past decade in vocational counselling and organizational psychology. This body of work highlights the relationship between meaning in work and a host of positive work and life outcomes for samples ranging from working adults to college students (see Duffy & Dik, 2013 for…

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2019

Announcing an incredible and inspiring lineup of Cannexus20 keynotes!

CERIC is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for Cannexus20, Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference. Cannexus is designed to promote the exchange of information and explore innovate approaches in the areas of career counselling and career and workforce development. The conference takes place January 27-29, 2020 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa and is expected to…

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2019

New webinar series helps you to prepare for the future of work

With the development and adoption of new artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics technologies, one in seven people will need to find a new occupation by 2030: one in two for women and peoples of colour. A new CERIC and Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA) webinar series – AI-Powered, Human-Centred Career Development & Coaching: Preparing for…

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2019

Trauma-informed career development is the focus of new webinar series

CERIC is pleased to be partnering with the BC Career Development Association (BCCDA) to offer a 3-part webinar series – Trauma-Informed Career Development: How to Recognize and Effectively Respond to Trauma in Your Practice with Trauma Counsellor Seanna Quressette. As more clients come to career services with a history of trauma, it is essential that career…

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