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Lori Jazvac MCRS: Newest Member of an Elite Professional Group

By Cathy Milton. Lori Jazvac of Creative Horizons Communications recently became the newest member of a small, elite group of CPC members. Lori has earned the prestigious Master Certified Résumé Strategist (MCRS) designation. What made you want to pursue the MCRS designation? I was serious about taking my skills to an advanced level in order to offer my…

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Work-Life Balance is Possible: 10 Simple Strategies

A quote by Orison Swett Marden caught my eye the other day: “The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.” We often search for happiness externally, thinking that if we could…

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Bias is a Four-Letter Word

According to Psychology Today, a bias is a “tendency, inclination, or prejudice toward or against something or someone.” It is usually learned or developed through direct experience or conditioning. Some biases, though, are positive and helpful. For example, having a bias for only eating healthy food is a positive thing. But biases are often based on stereotypes, rather than…

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Congratulations to our 2020 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2020 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. This year’s competition proved rigorous, as always. A record 72 candidates were selected from all the submissions received. I’d like to offer special thanks to our 2020 team of judges who were presented with the difficult challenge of selecting the…

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Career Pros Share Résumé “No-No’s”

The impact of a good résumé is truly immeasurable and can translate into positive outcomes for job seekers, including shortened job searches, higher employment, or increased salaries. In comparison, the impact of a poorly written document containing résumé red flags can create results that are just the opposite: long, frustrating job searches, no interview calls, and a…

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This Canada Career Month, Let’s Talk About Career Growth and Meaning

By Lori Jazvac. Every November during Canada Career Month, we celebrate the importance of helping jobseekers access meaningful work. We are reminded how career development enables growth, purpose, and builds stronger communities. Work impacts every aspect of our lives. As career professionals, we are motivated to provide our clients with high-level expertise and innovative career…

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The Power of Alchemy: Helping Clients Recover from Downsizing

By Lori Jazvac. Years ago, the art of “alchemy” caught my attention and was instrumental in helping me transmute challenging experiences into positive ones, leading to personal growth and transformation. Alchemy is the “Hermetic science and art of causing change, both physically and spiritually.” Alchemy, a practice that began in the middle ages, was shrouded in…

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Congratulations to our 2019 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

By Sharon Graham. It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2019 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. This year’s competition proved rigorous with 50 candidates selected from all the submissions received.  I’d like to offer special thanks to our 2019 team of judges who were presented with the difficult challenge of selecting the recipients…

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