Marketing Your Career Service

September 15, 2023 |
Marketing your career service, studying data analytics

In 2020, I made the career transition from corporate recruitment to independent career service provider. I had been a recruiter for 15 years and decided it was time to make a move. At the time, all my social media and online presence was entirely centred around being a recruiter. Having a master’s degree in business, and a specialization in marketing, it didn’t take me long to realize that, without a solid plan, I was heading toward failure. Re-inventing myself and deciding how I would present myself to the world needed…

Grow Your Facilitation Skills: Change it Up’s Free Professional Development Course!

August 28, 2023 |

We’re delighted to share an exiting opportunity for career professionals to participate in free training and development. Change it Up, a leading organization dedicated to fostering professional growth and advancement, is offering access to a transformative and complimentary professional development program for facilitators. The newly introduced professional development program holds tremendous promise for career professionals across Canada. If you’re interested in learning how to grow or strengthen your facilitation skills, read on! Change it Up provides strength-based, soft-skills training in ready-to-use workshops that are holistic, hands-on, learner-centred, and trauma-aware. Gathering…

Top Skills Required in Case Management

August 18, 2023 |
Case manager and client shaking hands. Case management skills form the basis of effective outcomes and a successful relationship

In the world of career development, we all perform the role of case manager to one degree or another. Career practitioners play an important role in helping individuals navigate their career paths, make informed decisions, and achieve their professional goals. When we work with clients to assess their skills, interests, and goals, and then provide guidance, resources, and support, it’s vital that a record of their progress be documented. In fact, there are many diverse skills required to be a good case manager. Read on to learn about the top…

Embracing the Future of Learning: The Power of Self-Directed Education

August 11, 2023 |
Self-directed learning

In our rapidly evolving world of work, the future of learning is undergoing a profound transformation. Traditional educational models are gradually giving way to a more personalized and empowering approach: self-directed education. This dynamic method puts you in control of your own educational journey, allowing you to shape your learning experiences according to your unique needs, interests, and aspirations. Let’s delve into the remarkable potential of self-directed education and explore how it’s reshaping the future of learning. What is self-directed learning? In self-directed learning, you take charge of your own…

Take Charge of Your Career Development: Instructor-Led & Self-Directed Online Courses

August 4, 2023 |
Online learning from the comfort of home is a cost-effective way to acquire skills and knowledge.

Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) understands the importance of empowering individuals to take charge of their learning journey. As a result, we offer two powerful avenues for growth — Instructor-Led Online Courses and Self-Directed On-Demand Courses. Online courses offered by CPC are the most budget-friendly option to acquire valuable knowledge within the career development sector. This affordability, coupled with high-quality content and flexible learning choices, makes CPC courses the top choice for career professionals seeking to advance their own career development without compromising on the quality of education. Online Learning…

The Importance of Maintaining a Living Résumé

June 2, 2023 |
Be prepared for change in your work life by maintaining a living résumé.

As career professionals, we support our clients by creating a compelling résumé. However, it’s important for all of us to maintain a constantly-evolving, living, “breathing” blueprint of our professional, academic, community, and volunteer activities and achievements. This is the living résumé. The living résumé is a valuable tool for every individual, even those who love their jobs and their employers. Who knows when a lucrative offer that cannot be refused may come along? A living résumé serves as a valuable and handy resource to help populate multiple customized résumés, biographies,…