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Summer 2010

A Quarterly Publication of ContactPoint This Issue: Assessments and Testing Choosing an Assessment Tool: Which One to Use? – G. Fermo How Young People Benefit from Assessments and Tests – S. Warnasuriya Best Practices in Assessment Interpretation – J. Mackey Tools and Techniques – J. Thomas Personality Dimensions and the Administrative Professional: A Flexible Tool…

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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…

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Summer 2011

What’s New – Updates and Information from ContactPoint and CERIC This Issue’s Theme: Serving Rural Communities Moving to a Rural Community? Ten Tips for Career Practitioners by Geoff S. Peruniak Training is the Key to Prosperity by Louise Gaudrault Distance Learning Connects Canadians with Disabilities by Jason Olson Employment Challenges for Rural Youth by David…

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Fall 2011

What’s New – Updates and Information from ContactPoint and CERIC   This Issue’s Theme: Parents’ Role in Career Planning Parenting and Social Media Systems with Job Search by Chris Kulbaba Parental Involvement in Children’s Career Exploration: A Cannexus12 Session by Gilles Paquette Intergenerational Woes by Jim Gray Environics Research: Canadians Continue to Find Their Career…

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Spring 2012

                This Issue’s Theme: Spring into Fresh Ideas! Spring into a New Career by Deirdre A. Pickerell What Jargon Means: The Career Practitioner’s Web Analytics Tip Sheet by John Horn Working with Musical Clients?  Remember to look at transferable skills! by Jan Bottomer A View of Cannexus12 through…

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Spring Into a New Career

  By Deirdre A. Pickerell In keeping with the Bulletin’s theme of Spring into fresh ideas!, the goal of this article is to share results of a survey supporting the Where’s the Work? Helping Career Practitioners Explore Their Career Options project and, perhaps, inspire Canada’s Career Development Practitioners (CDPs) to consider whether now is the…

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Spring 2012

This Issue’s Theme: Spring into Fresh Ideas! Spring into a New Career by Deirdre A. Pickerell What Jargon Means: The Career Practitioner’s Web Analytics Tip Sheet by John Horn Working with Musical Clients?  Remember to look at transferable skills! by Jan Bottomer A View of Cannexus12 through the Eyes of Rich Feller by Rich Feller Ph.D. Other Points of Interest: Career…

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IN THIS ISSUE: Labour Market Information

  CERIC’s 2011 Survey of Career Service Professionals revealed that a majority of career practitioners identified labour market information (LMI) as an area in which they needed professional development. The creation of our new Reports & Trends section on the ContactPoint website answers the need, while this issue of The Bulletin seeks to advance the conversation. Rick Miner, with his Jobs of…

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Summer 2012

What’s New – Updates and Information from ContactPoint and CERIC This Issue’s Theme: Labour Market Information Jobs of the Future by Rick Miner The Future of the Oil Sands Workforce by the Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada Report On Labour Market Conditions for the Apprenticeship Trades in Saskatchewan (2010 – 2013) by the Saskatchewan…

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FREE webinars with Dr Mildred Cahill on Career Development for Young Children

While we know parents and teachers are important influences on children’s career development, little research has existed around the nature of this influence. New CERIC-funded research from Memorial University shows how the early seeds of career development in children, aged 3 to 8, are planted and how they can best be nurtured. Two free webinars based on…

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