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Upcoming Events

  Upcoming Canadian Events Work Wise 2004: Changes and Challenges in the Workplace Career Development Conference , Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA) Southern Alberta Chapter, Lethbridge, AB. November 5, 2004 16th Annual OAAPT Conference, Ontario Association for the Application of Personality Type – OAAPT, Mississauga, ON. November 6 – 7, 2004 OSCA 2004: Polishing th... Read More »

Book Club

  Starting Point for Mentoring Christine Cuerrier Les Éditions de la Fondation de l’entrepreneurship, 2003 ISBN: 2-89521-055-1 Christine Cuerriers’ Staring Point is the first guide in 6-part series on mentoring. This introductory guide to mentoring offers a basic tool for learning about the concept of mentoring and more critically it provides the means to distinguish mentoring fro... Read More »

New Programs and Initiatives

  WoodGreen Launches Homeward Bound Program by Katherine Halpenny In 2002 alone, more than 2,700 single mothers and their children were forced to live in Toronto’s shelter system. Research clearly shows that families experiencing homelessness need a number of essential supports in order to maintain a stable home and achieve financial independence. The Homeward Bound program provides the... Read More »

Publications and Products

  Where’s My Oasis?: The essential handbook for everyone wanting the perfect job Rowan Manahan Vermillion, September 2004 ISBN: 0091899982 How To Ace The Brain Teaser Interview John Kador McGraw-Hill, September 2004 ISBN: 0071440011 What Color Is Your Parachute? 2005: A Practical Manual For Job-Hunters and Career-Changers  Richard Bolles Ten Speed Press, September 2004 ISBN: 1580086152 ... Read More »

Snapshot

  International Personnel Management Association – Canada IPMA-Canada … national presence, national voice, international connections. IPMA-Canada is a national human resources association with eight Chapters and members in all provinces. We are globally connected through our affiliation with other IPMA associations throughout the world. Our mission is to promote excellence in the practi... Read More »

Hot Sites

  Vanier Institute of the Family — CONNECTIONS – Tracking the links between jobs and family www.vifamily.ca/library/cft/connections.html The Centre for Families Work & Well-being www.worklifecanada.ca Families and Work Institute www.familiesandwork.org/index.html Work-Life Balance Information and Advice www.ivillage.co.uk/workcareer/worklife Work Life Balance Centre www.workli... Read More »

Voluntary Simplicity and Work

  by Ashley Kiani Coming home from work in the midst of Toronto rush hour, in the smog heat of July, with a gaining headache, I had a crazy thought. It arose while overhearing a conversation of two middle-aged working women sitting next to me on the subway. It went something like this: “Well, as you know, my son Eric just finished his Master’s degree last spring. He’s spent 6 long... Read More »

Is it Time for Career Guidance for Couples?

  by Roger Sauvë, People Patterns Consulting We all seem to acknowledge the fact that the job market is filled with change and uncertainty. We can put forth all kinds of great statistics and trends to prove our point … I actually do this for a living. Career development practitioners and career counsellors provide one-on-one personal advice on what this all means. This is all good and necessa... Read More »

Conference Sketch

  The 2004 CACUSS (Canadian Association of College and University Student Services) Conference by John Harnett The University of Manitoba certainly arranged a wonderful professional development and networking opportunity to members and other conference delegates at CACUSS 2004, held in Winnipeg from June 14 – 17, 2004. Some may not be aware that CACUSS consists of five divisions each of... Read More »

How to Attract the Perfect Job

  by Maureen Fitzgerald Why do so many people begin their career search by looking at the job listings? They scan all the vacancies in the hopes that someone will hire them to do something. They start from the assumption that potential employers are in the driver’s seat and will either accept or reject them. Job searchers tend to see themselves as desperate and at the mercy of those hir... Read More »

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