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Career Professionals of Canada is the national association for career practitioners.
We are a member-run, volunteer-driven social enterprise.
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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, assistants, 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:

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!

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Career Professionals of Canada News Feed

How to Support Clients Re-Entering the Workforce

Whether forced or by choice, it’s not unusual for people to be out of the workforce for a year or more. There are many reasons for this situation such as starting a family, returning to school, caring for children or elders, deciding to travel, becoming seriously ill, or even being…

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Members Matter! Meet Rita Kamel

Rita Kamel is a Career Development Practitioner (CDP), a Master Certified Career and Employment Strategist (MCCS and MCES), as well as a Certified Résumé, Interview, and Work-Life Strategist. She is a member of Career Professionals of Canada and an active volunteer for the association. As the founder of DossierPro, a…

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September is Suicide Prevention Month: Let’s Create Hope Through Action

In Canada, more than 10 people die by suicide every day. Although suicide occurs frequently, there is still a lot of stigma around suicide and efforts to prevent it. September is Suicide Prevention Month. Throughout the month, groups comprised of representatives from all sectors—workplace, health services, community, school boards, and post-secondary…

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Members Matter! Meet Devon Turcotte

Devon Turcotte (she/her) is a career advisor and the owner of careerified, where she focuses on helping Gen Z and young millennials gain career clarity and craft actionable steps so they can build meaningful careers that have an impact. Devon’s draw to the career development field is rooted in the…

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Congratulations to our 2022 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2022 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. I’d like to offer special thanks to our 2022 team of judges who were presented with the difficult challenge of selecting the winners, honourable mentions, and nominees this year — this was not an…

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Job Development: A Vital Role in Our Profession

Job development is a distinct and specialized role in the realm of career development. Career professionals who perform the important work of job development have a specific set of qualifications, skills, and qualities. In our current labour market, Job Developers are in high demand and their unique skillset is held…

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