Anyone can join this group to share discussions and thoughts.
National Youth Employment Innovation Awards Contest 2015
The purpose of the National Youth Employment Innovation Awards Contest is to recognize and share transferable, innovative programs, projects and practices that lead to youth employment and career development success. This year’s contest theme is Employer Engagement.
Applicants must be a…[Read more]
SFU wins special award for career centre innovation
Simon Fraser University has been recognized with a special Award for Innovation by a Career Centre from TalentEgg. The award was presented earlier this month at TalentEgg’s national campus recruitment awards and conference in Toronto.
TalentEgg.ca is Canada’s most popular job board and online…[Read more]
CERIC Events: Cannexus16 and Summer Skills Academy
Summer Skills Academy 2015
The CERIC Summer Skills Academy is back for 2015! Taking place July 7, 8 & 9 in Toronto at CERIC’s office, the Summer Skills Academy meets your need for training that is face-to-face, in-depth, and, importantly, fits your budget. The Early Bird registration deadline…[Read more]
Career Professionals of Canada: 2015 Career Professionals Compensation Survey
Would you like to learn about the total compensation of Career Practitioners who support the Canadian labour market? Take the 2015 Career Professionals Compensation Survey.
Why complete the survey?
Evaluate the total compensation: income, salary, and…[Read more]
Remembering Randy Heasman
In the early morning of Tuesday, May 12th, St. Stephen’s Community House lost their beloved Director of Employment & Training, Randy Heasman, after an almost three-year battle with cancer. He faced his battle with the same courage, tenacity and determination that he brought to his work every day.
Throughout his 30 years…[Read more]
After several months of consultation on Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) work on informing student choice and the development of the “Career Tool” (CT), I am pleased to advise you that the launch of the CT was announced in the Federal Budget on April 21st and that the tool is now available on the Job Bank website at [Read more]
Canada’s Safest Employers Psychological Safety Award is looking to honour workplaces with leading mental health programs.
Psychological safety is a critical issue for business. Mental health problems are expected to cost employers $198 billion in lost productivity over the next 30 years, according to the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
Career Development Matters t-shirts are back, now in a vibrant orange! Buy one (or several) today to start conversations about why Career Development Matters in your schools, workplaces and neighbourhoods. http://contactpoint.ca/marketplace/ Be sure to also add your thoughts to this group on the value of career development.
Our Career Development Matters – Ask Me Why t-shirts have proven popular for career outreach events, including at university career centres. Pictured here peer helpers at the University of Guelph wear the shirts to outreach events around campus and during their office hours to promote the message.
CALL FOR PRESENTERS
The Nova Scotia Career Development Association welcomes proposals for the presentation of career development sessions during the 17th Annual Conference. Sessions will be held on May 28 and 29, 2015 at the Old Orchard Inn, in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
More details: http://www2.nscda.ca/index.php/conferences-and-events
If you have…[Read more]
Hi Paulina, I recommend you also post this note as an event: http://contactpoint.ca/learning/
National Careers Week 2015 returns in the UK from the 2nd – 6th March 2015
The National Careers Week 2015 Campaign has now launched and brings schools and employers many more exciting initiatives to directly engage via essential resources, competitions, ambassadors and promotions from the NCW brand. The National Careers Week campaign continues to…[Read more]
The Cannexus15 online community is now live
We are happy to announce that the Cannexus15 online community is now live and ready for you to join and engage with other attendees, presenters, exhibitors now. The platform allows you toalso review workshops you might be interested in and build/print a customized schedule. The Cannexus15 conference has…[Read more]
[bpfb_link url=’http://www.calgaryherald.com/technology/future+without+work/10295906/story.html#__federated=1′ title=’A future without work?’ image=’http://www.calgaryherald.com/cms/binary/10296019.jpg’]Steady advancements in computing technology that put nearly half of today’s jobs at risk for automation, according to a recent Oxford University…[Read more]
Spread the News: Career Development Challenge COMING SOON!
Canadian Council for Career Development (CCCD) is pleased to celebrate Canada Career Week November 3-7, 2014, and this year the members want to inform you about a new online career service tool, the Career Development Challenge.
The Challenge weblink is http://careerchallenge.ca/. The Challenge will formally launch on November 3rd; however, members of CCCD can start to use the quiz immediately. We hope you will encourage your clients, friends, and colleagues to try it out!
The Challenge, which only takes 5-10 minutes to complete and is an interactive tool that explores skill and will relating to career development. In order to promote this Challenge, we have produced a button that you may upload to your member publications or news bulletins. We would also encourage you to place this banner or button on your website to be linked directly to the Challenge.
We would also encourage you to follow us on social media:
The skills gap conversation continues throughout our country with a trio of new reports this month.
A new report from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, A Battle We Can’t Afford to Lose: Getting Young Canadians from Education to Employment, argues that to close the skills gap, we should focus on moving youth from education to employment and…[Read more]
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Dr. Bill Schulz
This year’s Manitoba Career Development Awards of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is Dr. Bill Schulz.
Dr. Schulz has been a force in career development, counselling, and ethics for over 40 years. Guest lecturer, author, and professor, Dr. Schulz has advanced the field of Career…[Read more]
Resume Reviewers Needed – This Thursday September 18 and 25th
Are you comfortable reviewing resumes and giving feedback to job seekers? Are you available this Thursday (September 18) or next Thursday (September 25)?
We are looking for a number of career professionals to review job seeker resumes from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Mississauga…[Read more]
This Fast Company article makes the case for the “Educonomy,” which would seamlessly integrate the educational system, employers and job creators.
“Nothing will fix our economy more fundamentally than new business creation. And we won’t get the new great American economic engine humming again until we build strong linkages among educators,…[Read more]
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