Career Professionals of Canada is the national association for career practitioners.
We are a member-run, volunteer-driven social enterprise.
Build your credentials, gain contacts, and increase your credibility.
Career Professionals of Canada is a uniquely Canadian not-for-profit association. We are the leading member-run, volunteer-driven social enterprise in Canada. Our members support clients in all provinces and territories, from coast to coast to coast. CPC members:
- Help people successfully navigate work, learning, and life transitions.
- Are coaches, counsellors, educators, consultants, coordinators, specialists, writers, administrators, managers, and executives.
- Work in universities and colleges, government organizations, non-profit services, and private sector businesses.
- Guide clients in career development, work-life coaching, interview coaching, employment consulting, and résumé writing.
If you strive to help people through their career journey, we invite you to join us. We are an inclusive national association for aspiring and expert career professionals. No matter what experience or education you hold, you have a home with us. Join us now:
- Become a member and network with career professionals.
- Take courses and get current professional development.
- Achieve your national certification and get recognized.
By joining Career Professionals of Canada you are making an investment in your personal and professional development. You'll increase your connections, enhance your expertise, and raise your visibility. We'll help you gain contacts, credibility, and credentials in our profession.
We're working together for your career success!
Career Professionals of Canada News Feed
Season’s greetings and warm winter wishes for an enchanted holiday season! CPC’s annual holiday break will begin December 16, 2023, and carry through to January 1, 2024. Don’t worry — you’ll still have access to all your resources and colleagues through the Career Professionals of Canada site, our professional members’…Read More
Snigdha Madhuri is a Career Advisor at Yorkville University, offering her expertise in the career development profession since 2014. Her unwavering purpose in life revolves around helping people, particularly her clients and students. The drive to have a positive influence on the lives of job seekers serves as her daily motivation.…Read More
The Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu once said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” This quote is an inspiring reminder that every journey in life starts with a simple, yet vital, first step. Today, I take my first step with each of you and start my…Read More
Lisa Macdonald is a Certified Human Resources Professional and holds the Certified Career Strategist designation. A lifelong learner, she brings over 10 years of experience in coaching and mentoring newcomers and students to achieve their goals. Lisa serves as an educator at the local community college in Kingston, where she…Read More
Dear Members and Friends of Career Professionals of Canada, In a few days, I step aside from my role as your executive director, but I do so knowing that the spirit of CPC is stronger than ever. I will continue to serve as the chair of the board of directors,…Read More
Erica Edwards serves as an Employment Specialist and Placement Coordinator at a private college in Toronto, Ontario. With a professional background spanning over 5 years, she has gained valuable experience working within Employment Ontario and the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy program. Erica has successfully assisted clients from diverse backgrounds,…Read More
The Career Professional's Creed
A Declaration of our Code of Professional Conduct in Real-World Language
"I am proud to be part of a helping profession. In all interactions with clients and colleagues, I demonstrate unwavering ethics, integrity, and purposeful kindness. I consistently act with professionalism, practicing only within the boundaries of my qualifications. I seek out opportunities to learn and grow because my clients deserve leading-edge support. I embrace the values of diversity and inclusion, showing respect to all clients as I ensure their unique needs are met and their dignity is maintained. The members of my community of practice are my strongest allies and collaborators. Collectively, we nurture trusting and effective relationships with the individuals we are privileged to serve."