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This section links to various websites that can be useful to career development professionals and their clients. The websites are organized by themes. If you know of an interesting website that does not figure in the listings below, you are welcome to add it by clicking on the “Add a listing” button.

2013 Employment Profile – Ontario

  The 2013 Employment Profile provide data and information on postsecondary education and employment to help guidance counsellors, students, their families, and others support better decision making about postsecondary education and career planning.

2014 Career Professionals Survey Report

The 2014 Career Professionals Survey Report provides insight into the work and life of career practitioners who support the Canadian labour market. In particular, we compare and contrast the work/life of SELF-EMPLOYED Career Professionals versus those who are EMPLOYED by organizations within the sector. By learning about our colleagues, we can gain a new understanding and better perspective, so that we can come together, value, and support each other. By understanding the benefits and challenges of self-employment and employment, we can all make more informed career and business decisions.

50 Ways to Get a Job

Whether you’re just starting out or in the middle of switching careers, 50waystogetajob.com is an neat little choose-your-own-adventure style site to help you figure it out with actionable steps.

50PLUS.com – Employment

An internet portal featuring Health, Money, Travel, Lifestyle and Relationships topics. 50PLUS.com also enjoys a history of being the online “home-away-from-home” page for many CARP members. With more than 350,000 members, CARP is Canada’s largest association for the 45+ (Zoomers) . We cover many of the same topics that resonate with Zoomers of all ages, but from a leisure, entertainment and personal interest point of view.

A Careers Caseload: Careers Advice in Higher Education

This blog provides articles on various subjects linked to career development.

A Coming of Age: Counselling Canadians for Work in the Twentieth Century

Compiled by The Counselling Foundation of Canada with foreword written by Stephen Lewis. The past century has seen tremendous transformations to the Canadian workforce. The base of employment has shifted from a focus upon agriculture to an industrial economy and to an increasingly technologically driven reality. This has occurred over a hundred-year period that was also witness to the Great Depression and two devastating world wars. At every turn of this tumultuous time, workers had to adjust and readjust their goals and aspirations about their working lives.

A Guide for Midlife Career Moves

This book for job seekers aged 45+ will help you take stock of where you are now and where you want to be. You’ll learn to identify the skills you currently have and how to apply them in a wide variety of work settings, discover that it’s never too late to learn new skills, recognize the many positives for hiring mature workers and learn how to combat some of those negative beliefs that employers may have. Find out more about the different work options available to you, determine your financial and lifestyle needs and gather more resources to move forward as you begin your midlife career transition. For more information and to download the PDF or order online, visit: http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3495

A Mentoring Program for Students with Asperger and ASDS

  York University received a three-year grant in 2008 to launch a peer-to-peer mentoring program for students with Asperger’s syndrome. This mentoring program offers renewed hope for students with Asperger and others mental health challenges. Asperger Syndrome is an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), although Asperger’s Syndrome can be first detecting in childhood, many individuals are not diagnosed until well into adolescence or adulthood.

A Students Guide to Job Fairs

Giving students awareness on the advantages and uses of attending a job fair; What is it? What’s in it for you? How to make the most of your time at a job fair! For more information, visit: View

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