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This section gathers videos, archived webinars and podcasts that are of interest to Canadian career development professionals. Use them for professional development or to add a multimedia element to your presentations. You can add videos and podcasts to this directory.

“Career Services” Must Die: Andy Chan at TEDxLawrenceU

Andy Chan, Vice President for Personal and Career Development, Wake Forest University – Andy Chan’s talk asserted that the typical “career services” offered at most colleges needs to die. It simply doesn’t address the dynamics of today’s world and students’ needs.

“Real Talk” Student App

Real Talk is an exciting career app for students. Getting into the workforce continues to be a big challenge for many young people in Canada. After talking to students across Canada about what they need, to help them make choices about post-secondary options, The Learning Partnership wanted to add value in a unique way. Our latest innovation Real Talk, is a career app which reaches out to students where they spend a lot of time: in social media.

A Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities DVD

Description: The unemployment rate for people with disabilities is alarmingly high. Although these people offer a great pool of talent, they remain untapped and detached from the mainstream workforce. “A Difference of Ability” examines the daily challenges facing people with disabilities and reveals the reasons why job-seekers and employers experience difficulty connecting and how that can change. The road to employment can be tough, but many successful relationships have been forged between job seekers and employers. People who have found success offer power insights, practical solutions and strategies for improving the employment situation in today’s labour market. Developed by the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) with the support of The Counselling Foundation of Canada. -- “The time is right for this documentary to be seen by employers, service agencies, prospective employees, the government and the public. Its messages are poignant and empowering and gives all groups concerned a blueprint for navigating their way to full engagement. When there is equity in employment practices and full participation from all sectors of our society, Canadians everywhere benefit. There is no reason why Canada should not be leading the way on fully maximizing the work potential of all of our entire citizenry.” — Steven Fletcher, Parliamentary Assistant to the Federal Minister of Health   “Realism and pragmatic approaches make this DVD the best ‘how-to’ video that I’ve seen yet for those working in the field of special needs and disabilities. The resounding self-advocacy of the job seekers and the frank perspectives of employers and service providers ensures a rapt audience.” — James Vandervoort, Instructor, George Brown   “We believe this documentary is a solid beginning in heightening sensitivity to employment issues. It’s an important blend of perspectives aimed at promoting change and success.” — Robert Burt, Executive Producer of "A Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities" -- Details: Production company: Robert Burt Productions Executive Producer: Robert Burt Producer: David Suddaby Written by: Patricia and David Suddaby Directed by: Robert Burt Released: November 15, 2006   A Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities DVD - (English subtitled) - Opening (2:28) A Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities DVD - (English subtitled) - Stepping Stones (19:38) A Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities DVD - (English subtitled) - Bridging the Gap (8:09) A Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities - (English subtitled) - Taking the Plunge and Credits (22:14) -- Please comment below to give us your opinion or discuss how things have changed since the release of this documentary.

A Discussion With Experts: Addressing the Challenges of Career Educators in North America

Career Cruising hosted an online event with some of the most respected names in the world of career development. They discussed the challenges facing career educators, practical coping strategies, and implementation plans with concrete examples.

A New Counselling Tool: Mind Mapping (French)

Mind Mapping is a simple, original, efficient and user-friendly tool! A method of organizing information and thought, Mind Mapping mobilizes the brain so that individuals can be more efficient and creative. The radiant structure, colour, shapes and dimensions stimulate creativity and help clarify an individual’s personal position on a subject (career) and facilitate decision making. View Dr Chantale Beaucher – Université de Sherbrooke To learn more about Cannexus visit our website at http://cannexus.ca/

A-Z Career Coach

Career Coach A-Z – is your ready made, easily accessible reference guide of essential elements to consider when seeking to change jobs or progress your career in some way, shape or form. The content is designed to make you think, evaluate, research and take action to propel you towards a wonderful and exciting career.

Ability Explorer Overview

Video tutorial on the use of abilities assessment test for career professionals.

Accenture Friends Campus Recruitment

Lisa Kramer, campus recruiting lead for Accenture and winner of TalentEgg’s 2012 Campus Recruiter of the Year award, talks about how Accenture uses social media for campus recruitment. Tactics include announcing on-campus events and conducting online focus groups.

Accessibility for Specialized Populations in One-stop Employment Centres: Best Practices from the UK, US and Australia

Wendy Bancroft of it’s about us research presented findings from the Centre’s study on Accessibility for Specialized Populations in One-stop Employment Centres: Best Practices from the UK, US and Australia.

Accommodating Aging Workers

Business leaders should pay more attention to the aging worker, according to Katherine Ford, an employment lawyer with Sherrard Kuzz. She discusses how employers can attract, retain and accommodate a valuable business resource.

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