What’s New

  Are you Registered? Contact Point’s new website is built on providing free services to users who have an account at the site. It is free to register, and easy to be part of the Contact Point Community. Benefits of registering: You can subscribe to the Canadian Journal of Career Development, The Contact Point Bulletin…

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What’s New

  We Have Changed Our Subscription Process If you are a regular subscriber to Contact Point you will want to know that we have updated our subscription process so that you can subscribe and unsubscribe to Contact Point items and the Canadian Journal of Career Development (To find out more about the CJCD, go tohttp://contactpoint.ca/cjcd),…

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Snapshot

  CSTD – Canadian Society for Training and Development   by Lynn Johnston CAE, Executive Director CSTD CSTD is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to the profession of training, workplace learning and human resources development. With over 1600 current members, CSTD is the largest association in Canada dedicated to the profession of training and human…

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What’s New

Contact Point Wins CACEE Award! Contact Point has been awarded the 2006 Outstanding Achievement Award presented by the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE). The Outstanding Achievement Award is designed to grant recognition to a Non-Member of CACEE for their major, definable contribution made to the fields of career planning and/or recruitment. This contribution…

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What’s New

We Want To Hear From You! Contact Point has been providing career professionals and practitioners with current career resources, professional development, and networking opportunities for over nine years. To ensure that we continue to provide the most relevant and useful content and features, we are interested in hearing from people in the field. Your feedback…

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What’s New

The New Edition of the Canadian Journal of Career Development is now Available! The Canadian Journal of Career Development is pleased to announce the release of Volume 6 Number 1. This issue includes the following articles: Report on the Canadian Career Counsellor Education Survey Job Search Outcomes for University Graduates: The Role of Economic Hardship…

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Publications + Products

How To Say It Job Interviews Linda Matias Berkley Trade, July 2007 ISBN: 0735204225 Pressure Proofing: How to Increase Personal Effectiveness on the Job and Anywhere Else for that Matter Sam Klarreich Taylor & Francis, July 2007 ISBN: 0415957540 Good Governance for Nonprofits: Developing Principles and Policies for an Effective Board Fredric L. Laughlin Amacom,…

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Book Club

University Wisdom Vanessa McCallum Zermatt Press, 2007 ISBN: 13: 978 0 9775080 As a university career advisor, I highly anticipated reading this book to see how the author would outline the services and resources available to students in their preparation for life beyond the campus grounds. This book provides students with motivational tips and advice…

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Regional Voices

From Saskatchewan Self Awareness for Young Parents by Tamara Reis The program Self Awareness for Young Parents, was developed and is facilitated by the Dimension 11 team, a human resource firm with a head office in Regina, Saskatchewan. The purpose of the program is to integrate healthy belief systems into families’ lives. First the parents…

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Conference Sketch

BC’s Annual Career Development Conference by Fionna Main The 10th Annual Career Development Conference (CDC) took place on March 14th and 15th 2007, in beautiful Vancouver, BC. This conference, aptly themed Celebrating our Success – Building our Future, is BC’s largest professional development event for career practitioners. Over 500 delegates from across the province shared…

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