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2020

Survey shows career professionals finding new ways to support clients, but mental health concerns and burnout emerge as risks

Canada’s career and employment services practitioners continue to find innovative ways to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and meet the needs of their clients and students but challenges remain. Nearly half of respondents in a new survey of career and employment services (49.4%) identified developing new partnerships or services over the summer compared to 25.9%…

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2020

Virtual Cannexus21 preliminary program now available online

The preliminary program for Cannexus21, Canada’s Career Development Conference is now available online. Cannexus21 is going virtual and will continue to provide an accessible, content-rich and value-packed opportunity for Canada’s career development communities to convene, share and learn. Cannexus21 takes place on January 25 & 27 and February 1 & 3, 2021, with recordings available…

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2020

Laval University’s André Raymond appointed as Chair of CERIC Board

CERIC is pleased to announce André Raymond, CRHA, as the new Chair of its Board of Directors for a two-year term. Raymond, Director of both Career Services and Continuing Education at Laval University in Quebec City, will lead the Board in delivering on CERIC’s mission to advance career development in Canada. A national charitable organization,…

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2020

Fall 2020 issue of CJCD: Embedding informational interviews into post-secondary curriculum

The latest issue of the Canadian Journal of Career Development has just been published and is available to view online. This edition of the journal provides new research in several topical areas including informational interviews as a career exploration technique, graduate students from biomedical science programs facing uncertainty in the labour market and the relationship…

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2020

Announcing keynotes for virtual Cannexus21 conference!

CERIC is excited to reveal the keynote speakers for Cannexus21, Canada’s Career Development Conference. It was announced last month that the conference is going virtual for 2021, addressing ongoing uncertainty during the pandemic but continuing to provide an accessible and content-rich opportunity for Canada’s career development communities to convene, share and learn. Cannexus21 will take…

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2020

Growing the Big Tent: CERIC’s 2019 Annual Report

While 2019 already feels like a lifetime ago, CERIC is pleased to release its Annual Report which focuses on our role in expanding an inclusive and broad-based tent that advances career development in Canada. This role of building community and collaboration continues during the pandemic. As you’ll read, we are striving to create an even…

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2020

Cannexus21 is going virtual! Register by Sept 9 for Gratitude rates

Cannexus, Canada’s bilingual Career Development Conference, is going virtual for 2021 and registration is now open! As we move through pandemic recovery, the conference will bring stakeholders together around the theme of Career Development for Public Good. From reskilling to resilience, this is the moment to reimagine the role of career development and its impact on…

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2020

Marilyn Van Norman honoured with Cannexus bursary established in her name

The Counselling Foundation of Canada has established the new Marilyn Van Norman Bursary to support community-based career development and employment practitioners in attending the Cannexus conference each year. The bursary is given in recognition of Van Norman, the recently retired Director of Research Initiatives at CERIC and one of its founding Board members. Known as…

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