Career Professionals of Canada News Feed

CPC Members Give Back

December 4, 2020 |

Dear colleagues, The holiday season is upon us once again. 2020 certainly was challenging and it caught many of us by surprise. We now find ourselves looking forward to a new year filled with promises of happiness and health. As I take a look back, I am reminded of our welcoming community of members. Throughout this demanding year, we have been blessed by the generous efforts of our very responsive volunteers. Career development is a helping profession and the work you do plays a great part in our mutual quest…

Level Up Your Career With LinkedIn – Download a Free LinkedIn Checklist

September 18, 2020 |
Level up your career with LinkedIn

As COVID-19 continues to reshape how we work, many practitioners are leveraging the LinkedIn community. Boasting 706+ million users in more than 200 countries, LinkedIn represents the largest network of educated, experienced, and influential people in the world! How we interact with professional contacts may have changed, but connecting and cultivating relationships with others remains a key career development strategy. Even though social distancing, contactless exchanges, and work from home arrangements will likely be in place for the foreseeable future, that does not mean we can or should disconnect from others…

Congratulations to our 2020 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

August 28, 2020 |
Awards of Excellence Program, Award Recipients

It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2020 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. This year’s competition proved rigorous, as always. A record 72 candidates were selected from all the submissions received. I’d like to offer special thanks to our 2020 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 this year’s Awards of Excellence winners, honourable mentions, and…

The Wellness Paradigm: Preventative Self-Care Techniques

July 30, 2020 |

Career Professionals of Canada is proud to be partnering once again with CERIC to deliver an outstanding webinar series. Join CPC members Wayne Pagani, Carol Brochu, and Michelle Precourt for The Wellness Paradigm: Preventative Self-Care Techniques to Help Career Professionals & Their Clients Succeed in the “New Normal”. Register now and don’t miss out on this one-time special event that takes place this fall. The Wellness Paradigm: Preventative Self-Care Techniques to Help Career Professionals & Their Clients Succeed in the “New Normal” CERIC, along with its partner associations, are offering…

Happy Canada Day!

July 1, 2020 |
Canadian flag with silhouette of Parliament Buildings. Happy Canada Day!

Canada Day will be a different experience in 2020. As we continue to practice social distancing, the usual public gatherings will not be held, but governments at the local and federal levels are planning all kinds of innovative and fun events to celebrate the day. The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, unveiled the program for Canada Day in mid-June. On July 1, Canadians from coast to coast to coast are invited to take part in an array of virtual celebrations to express our national pride. “This year isn’t…

Career Professionals Come Together in Opposition to Racism

June 4, 2020 |

Message from Executive Director Dear friends, Deep and disturbing injustices across North America have once again underscored our long and ongoing history of racism. Canada is not immune. This highly charged political environment has put a spotlight on something that has always existed. Anti-Black racial profiling and inequalities are deeply rooted and ongoing – and is now making national headlines. Across Canada there has been a steady rise in anti-Muslim sentiment and an increase in Islamophobia. Anti-Aboriginal racism in Canada is also prevalent and has been rising with recent tensions.…