• 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]

  • Don’t miss our new Coaching Career Clients on Salary Negotiations webinar series, starting next Friday, Oct. 24!

  • Sharon Ferriss posted an update 1 month ago

    We’re very happy at CERIC to bring you one of North America’s top experts on Salary Negotiations for a new 3-part webinar series, starting Oct. 24. Helping career clients negotiate salary is an important part of the job for career professionals, whether clients are executives, recent college/university graduates or hourly workers. Yet very few…[Read more]

  • It’s back-to-school season and CERIC’s new Career Development Practice in Canada textbook is a great way to advance your continuing education. The book is the definitive reference for all practitioners in the career development field. http://www.ceric.ca/textbook

  • Today is your last day to get the Super Saver rate for Cannexus15, Canada’s National Career Development Conference. Register now!

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  • 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]

  • Sharon Ferriss posted an update 2 months ago

    The Super Saver deadline for the Cannexus15 National Career Development Conference is only two weeks away! Register by Sept. 3 for the best rate.

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  • Excited to be working with our CERIC project partner – and ContactPoint blogger – Anne-Marie Rolfe to bring you a free 30-minute intro webinar on Legitimate Opportunities to Work from Home for your clients. Choose July 23 or Aug 12.

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  • Are you Emotionally Intelligent? EI plays a crucial role in determining leadership effectiveness. Join us Aug. 19-20 in Toronto for Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: Discovering and Leveraging Your EI Strengths, part of CERIC’s Summer Skills Academy.

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  • Want to learn how to better support clients or staff experiencing anxiety, depression or burnout? Feeling stressed yourself? Join us for Mental Health: Strategies to Manage Stress in Life and at Work, one of our featured seminars at CERIC’s Summer Skills Academy, Aug. 19-20 in Toronto.

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  • A new report urges Ottawa to work with the provinces and industry to put a stop to what it calls an alarming slide in the quality of Canada’s education and skills training.

    The Canadian Council of Chief Executives-commissioned paper is being released ahead of this week’s meeting of Canada’s provincial education and labour ministers and industry…[Read more]

  • Sharon Ferriss posted an update 4 months ago

    A final reminder to anyone who hasn’t yet resubscribed to CERIC’s popular free enewsletters, such as the weekly CareerWise. New anti-spam legislation requires that you resubscribe or you will not receive any more email updates from CERIC once the law comes into effect July 1. If you haven’t been a subscriber before this is a great chance to start…[Read more]

  • What are you doing to update your career development or leadership skills this summer? Join us Aug. 19-20 in Toronto for CERIC’s Summer Skills Academy!

  • Today is your last day to submit a proposal for the Cannexus15 National Career Development Conference! Deadline is 5:00 pm ET

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  • A reminder that you only have until this Friday, June 13 to submit your proposal for the Cannexus15 National Career Development Conference

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  • Sharon Ferriss posted an update 5 months ago

    We have an amazing lineup for you at this year’s CERIC Summer Skills Academy, Aug. 19-20, in Toronto. Early Bird deadline for best rates is this Friday, May 30! Go in-depth to learn about: Motivational Interviewing with Roxanne Sawatzky, Assessment Tools with Rob Straby, Mental Health and Stress with Beverly Beuermann-King, or Emotionally…[Read more]

  • Sharon Ferriss posted an update 5 months ago

    Very happy to see this review of our new Career Development Practice in Canada textbook in the May/June HR Professional magazine, where they write: Topics include the evolution of the field, best practices, community economic development, diversity and social justice and professional ethics; it is a solid overview for HR professionals interested…[Read more]

  • We are looking for participants to interview about their experiences for a new project on maternity leave career transitions. If you know of a mother or employer who could assist, please get in touch with our project partner, Canada Career Counselling.

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  • Rick Miner has just published his new report, The Great Canadian Skills Mismatch, a follow up to his earlier People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People series. His findings and recommendations echo many of the comments made during our Canada’s Career Imperative discussions.

    The labour force changes of most significance he noted in his newest report…[Read more]

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