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Supporting Newcomers to Canada

August 6, 2021 |
Supporting newcomers to Canada, red and white Welcome to Canada stamp

As a career professional, you may have had inquiries from prospective clients who have recently immigrated or relocated to Canada. These individuals are undergoing a professional transformation at the same time they are adapting to life in a new country and the Canadian economy. One of the key differentiators of this client group is that they are not only managing a career transition in their first year of settling in Canada, but all of the other social and personal adjustments that are necessary. They are busy seeking a new social…

How to Support Clients Age 60 Plus

July 16, 2021 |
Support clients 60+ in pursuing their bright future

Why is the most common question we ask our clients over a certain age, “How much longer do you want to keep working?” Is that really a positive way to support clients aged 60 plus? When framed this way, the question infers an ending, when the client may simply be looking for a transition. They could be looking for new ways to define their self-worth into their 60s and beyond. When someone asks me how much longer I want to keep working, I panic as I realize that, after over…

10 Great Articles About Writing Blog Posts For SEO

July 6, 2021 |

Have you written articles for your website, having heard that it’s a good way to gain exposure for your organization or brand? Does it feel like you’re not getting a good return on the time you’ve invested? For best results, your articles need to be written with search engine optimization (SEO) in mind. SEO article writing isn’t as difficult as it sounds when you understand how it works. To help you get started, I’ve curated ten articles covering many aspects of writing blog posts for SEO. (1) How to Write a Blog…

How to Write an Article Like a Pro

July 6, 2021 |
Work-Life Coaching program

As a career professional, you have valuable experience and knowledge. You’re a subject matter expert in many areas of the career development field and others want to learn from you. Why not write an article or a blog post to share your knowledge with others? What’s that you say? You can’t write an article? Yes, you can! Read on to learn how you can write an article like a pro. By following these steps, you’ll create an attention-getting post that will increase your visibility, influence, and authority. Step 1 – Choose Your…

SEO for Career Professionals: Optimize Your Posts and Raise Your Profile

July 6, 2021 |
SEO for Career Professionals

You are an experienced and knowledgeable career professional. Why not share that knowledge by learning and applying Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques to optimize your blog posts? As a side benefit, your professional profile will be elevated. SEO for career professionals is easy to master. This article answers some common questions you may have and introduces foundational concepts so that you can start to write online posts in a way that will help you be recognized as the expert you are! What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization.…

7 Tips for Navigating Career Development Theory in 2021 and Beyond

June 18, 2021 |
Navigating career development theory

How can we make sense of career development theory as it applies today? Globalization along with fast-paced developments in science, engineering, information technology, and communication affect the labour market. These trends call us to constantly adapt and reinvent ourselves. As career development practitioners, it is important to be aware of the strengths and limitations of the theories, models, and approaches we use. Our goal is to identify strategies that will optimally support our clients in a holistic way. We would like to share our 7 tips for navigating career development theory in…