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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.

(Episode 3) Employer Engagement – How to Maximize its Value

On this episode of Innovating Employment, Angela Hoyt, President and founder of Evolution Group, joins the program to discuss effective approaches to organizational development and employer engagement strategies for service providers – including common challenges/misconceptions, examples of success stories, and tips to consider in your day to day practice. Access the Podcast

(Webinar Recording) Bridging Two Worlds: Practical Strategies to Support Educators Working to Meet the Needs of Newcomer Students

Educators face the difficult task of meeting the needs of diverse classrooms. This is further exacerbated by children that have been affected by war who bring with them a unique set of needs requiring additional support. This free webinar draws from a qualitative CERIC-supported research program conducted in three Canadian provinces that examines best practices and programs supporting the integration of refugee and newcomer students. This research, along with recommendations for teachers, counsellors and administrators, has recently been published in the guide, Bridging Two Worlds: Supporting Newcomer and Refugee Youth. Research revealed that further education in areas such as conflict awareness, understanding refugee characteristics, self-care and relationship building with students, families and communities, is needed among school staff. Educators are able to build capacity in their students by meeting psychosocial along with growth needs while also guiding students toward successful personal and professional goals for the future. Practical recommendations to support adjustment, career development and well-being among students through the creation of culturally responsive classrooms will be shared. View

10 Ways to Model a Healthy Lifestyle for More Effective Career Services

PRESENTER: Nancy J. Miller, M.S. is a Personal/Business/Career Coach at Creative LifeWork Design and has a Master’s degree in Career Counseling. She authored the book, “Fire Up Your Profile for Lifework Success,” as well as professional articles for the National Career Development Association’s Career Developments print magazine, NCDA’s Career Convergence web magazine, and Quintessential Careers Job Action Day. She is a former CCDA Board Member, current CCDA Sacramento Chapter Professional Development Coordinator, and Career Thought Leaders Associate and blogger. Through coaching, classes, and workshops, Nancy inspires and motivates entrepreneurs, career changers, and writers to discover innovative ways to find meaningful work in harmony with their values, lifestyle, and talents. Her presentations for professionals, graduate students, and career counselors include creating a fired up profile and developing a healthy lifestyle for career success. Contact Nancy at, and connect with her on Linkedin. WEBINAR DESCRIPTION A healthy lifestyle is one of the best investments you can make for your own career and for your clients. As a service professional, you must take care of yourself before you can help others. When you model a healthy lifestyle, your clients learn to show the energy and the robust glow that attracts people and makes employers want to hire them. LEARNING OBJECTIVES In this webinar Nancy will motivate you to learn and practice: Elements of a healthy lifestyle. Stress-reducing habits and how to make time for them. Ways to make healthy choices a fun and easy part of your life and career.   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

3 myths about the future of work (and why they’re not true)

“Will machines replace humans?” This question is on the mind of anyone with a job to lose. Daniel Susskind confronts this question and three misconceptions we have about our automated future, suggesting we ask something else: How will we distribute wealth in a world when there will be less — or even no — work? View  

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.

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.

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