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“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.

“What key competencies are needed in the digital age? The impact of automation on employees, companies and education”

The impact of automation and digitalisation on the world of work is likely to increase further in the years to come. The Deloitte study “What key competencies are needed in the digital age?” discusses the associated effects on the Swiss labour force and highlights what competencies will be particularly sought after in the future. The study also looks into how the education system and companies should respond to these changes. View

100 Future of Work / Webinar

Shifting demographics are challenging traditional approaches to succession management. Past workforce strategy decisions have left a gap in leadership candidates. Recent graduates are joining organizations but not staying. This research based webinar focuses on five key trends that every leader needs to know in order to thrive in today’s Talent Revolution. Building on research from the upcoming book, The Talent Revolution, this talk delivers real-world examples to make sense of ever-changing workforce and workplace dynamics.   Topics covered in this webinar include: Demographics & Legacy Shift Career Ownership Impact of the Freelance Economy Emergence of Platforms Automation   Is this webinar for you? Are you: Curious about the Future of Work and career innovation and how it relates to today’s workplace? Wondering how your own career experience relates to today’s trends? Interested in learning how careers have changed over time and what’s next in the world of work?   Delivery Method: Online


What career best fits your personality? This free career test can give you insight into your career personality. Based on a characterization of your personality in terms of Holland Code personality types, you will learn what kind of work environments and occupations suit you best. The results of this career test provide you with a list of professions and occupations that fit your career personality. Choose a career that matches your preferences and you will increase your chances of being successful!

13 Ways to Modernize Youth Employment in Canada

This is the Final Report from the Expert Panel on Youth Employment which offers recommendations to improve how youth are prepared for, and transition to, the new labour market.

17th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey: Influences of Generation on Retirement Readiness

This report is an exploration of retirement preparedness of American workers that offers perspectives on retirement confidence, access to employer-sponsored retirement benefits, savings rates, and planning-related activities. It is comprised of these chapters: • The American Worker–An Overview. This chapter contains a comprehensive set of more than 50 key measures of retirement preparedness and 5-year trend analysis looking at overall survey findings among workers of for-profit companies of 10 or more employees. • Influences of Demographics on Retirement Preparations. These chapters are demographic segmentation analyses by employer size, generation, gender, household income, level of education, and ethnicity. Each chapter presents a concise set of approximately 30 key measures for each demographic segment. We hope that you find this compendium to be a helpful source of retirement-related research and survey data. If you are seeking survey data that you do not find in this report, please contact TCRS at and we will do our best to assist you.

2005 University Applicant Survey – University Funding Research Report

November-05 The 2005 University Applicant Survey™ report contains most of the same data as previous reports, but augments it with additional in-depth questions particularly focused on recruitment marketing issues.

2011 National Household Survey: Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity in Canada

New data from the National Household Survey (NHS) show that Canada was home to about 6,775,800 foreign-born individuals in 2011. They represented 20.6% of the total population, compared with 19.8% in the 2006 Census. The country’s immigrant population, the ethnic backgrounds of its people, its visible minority population, and its linguistic and religious diversity showed that Canada is an ethnocultural mosaic.

2011 Survey of Career Service Professionals

The CERIC Survey of Career Service Professionals delved into research and education issues as well as career competency and mobility among career service professionals in Canada in 2011.

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