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COVID-19 and The Career Development Sector: Impacts and Recommendations

Message from the Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF) As we all seek to adjust to these challenging times, the contribution of our field has never been more important. CCDF was asked to advise the federal government on the following two questions: What is the impact of the COVID-19 situation on your sector? What type of…

Message From Executive Director – Has Time Changed For You?

Dear friends, Has Time Changed For You? CPC member Michelle Precourt recently posed this question on LinkedIn and received quite a range of responses. For many, time seems more fluid with days blending into each other. Some have busy days with many interruptions, while others are finding time but having difficulty focusing on new initiatives.…
Maslows Hierarchy Of Needs

Message From Executive Director – Settling Into Our New Normal

Dear friends, For many of us, this pandemic has created a rollercoaster of emotions, and in the quiet moments we’re left questioning our value systems. Our needs and those of our clients have shifted, putting the spotlight on basic physiological and safety needs, along with our desire for social connection. There are some ways that we…

Message From Executive Director – Settling Into Our New Normal

Dear friends, We hope that you and your family are keeping safe and healthy as we are all settling into our new normal.  At this time, many organizations are offering free, helpful webinars. Here are some recordings you can access now: Mental Health and Resilience During Covid-19 | Crisis Trauma and Resource Institute Thriving Through Chaos:…
Indigenous Peoples in Canada, Career Development, Indigenous beadwork

Indigenous Peoples in Canada: A Primer for Career Development Professionals

There is a rich and diverse Indigenous population in the land that is now known as Canada. More than one-and-a-half million strong, Indigenous people make up the youngest and fastest growing population in Canada. Career practitioners have professional responsibilities to serve these clients in culturally appropriate ways. Building an understanding of Indigenous Peoples, culture, and…
Sharon Graham Best Headshot Photo LinkedIn Social Media

Help Your Client Pick the Right Headshot Photo for LinkedIn & Social Media

Have you assessed your client’s headshot photo on social media sites like LinkedIn? You should. If you are a career professional, you can help your client pick the best headshot photo to maximize results. It’s said that LinkedIn members with a photo receive 21 times more profile views and 9 times more connection requests. Your…