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Introducing CPC’s Innovation Hub: Paving the Way for Youth

September 17, 2021 |
Plan International Canada, Girls Belong Here program

For a few years now, Career Professionals of Canada has had a tradition of donating to worthy causes sponsored by Plan International Canada. Last year, we helped fund a Solar-Powered Hub. Today, we have some exciting news to share. Our relationship with Plan International Canada is about to become deeper and more “hands-on” as CPC prepares to launch an Innovation Hub as part of Plan International Canada’s Girls Belong Here program. The focus of the Innovation Hub is Paving the Way for Youth. What is an Innovation Hub? Innovation hubs…

New CDP Competencies Coming to CDP-101, Career Development Foundations Course!

September 3, 2021 |
New CDP Competencies Framework

August was a monumental month for the career development field! The Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF) has released The National Competency Profile for Career Development Professionals. The National Profile modernizes our occupational definition and its associated skills profile to reflect the growth and advancement of our profession over the last decade. CPC is preparing to integrate the new CDP competencies into CDP-101, our Career Development Foundations course. Through funding from Employment and Social Development Canada, and after nearly three years and countless volunteer hours to solicit and gather input from stakeholders…

Congratulations to our 2021 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

August 23, 2021 |
Awards of Excellence Program, Award Recipients

It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2021 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. This year’s competition proved rigorous, as always. A total of 52 candidates were selected from all the submissions received. I’d like to offer special thanks to our 2021 team of judges who were presented with the difficult challenge of selecting the recipients this year — this was not an easy task! CPC’s membership comprises some of the very best in our profession. Please do send your congratulations to 2021’s Awards of Excellence winners, honourable mentions, and…

Webinar Series -The Wellness Paradigm: Preventative Self-Care Techniques

March 25, 2021 |

Career Professionals of Canada is proud to be partnering once again with CERIC. Expert presenters Wayne Pagani, Carol Brochu, and Michelle Precourt deliver The Wellness Paradigm: Preventative Self-Care Techniques to Help Career Professionals & Their Clients Succeed in the “New Normal”. Available right now, you can access the paid webinar series from 2020 on-demand! If you missed out on this series live, this is a great way to catch up with essential and emerging topics. The Wellness Paradigm: Preventative Self-Care Techniques to Help Career Professionals & Their Clients Succeed in the…

CPC’s Social Responsibility and Call To Action

February 26, 2021 |
social responsibility

At Career Professionals of Canada, we take social responsibility seriously. As a social enterprise, our mission is to inspire and enable practitioners in advancing their career, business, and professional development goals. Career development is a helping profession and the work we do plays a great part in our mutual quest for social justice. CPC Annual Report CPC’s 2020 Annual Report tells you all about our association’s outstanding accomplishments and documents our commitment to social responsibility. Thank you to our advisors, managers, and volunteers for supporting our evolution. Your expertise and…

Career Development Foundations – CCDP / CCS Preparation Program

December 24, 2020 |
"Certified" being stamped on paper

Career Professionals of Canada’s 2021 Career Development Foundations Certificate Course is designed to provide you with the core competencies that you require to perform effectively as a Career Development Practitioner. You will learn what is required of you in The Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners (S&Gs) and the national Career Development Practitioners (CDP) Competency Framework. CPC has completely updated our Career Development Foundations Certificate Course and the associated Certified Career Strategist (CCS) designation. We are excited for you to see the 202-page Canadian Career Strategist eGuide that comes…