Career Professionals of Canada News Feed

Message From Executive Director – Has Time Changed For You?

April 20, 2020 |

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. Get FREE professional development… Many careerpros have told us that they are shifting focus to their own professional development. It’s a way to feel like they are doing something positive and productive. As a result,…

FREE Webinar Replay Series – Special Event for CareerPros

April 13, 2020 |

At Career Professionals of Canada, we’ve come up with a free webinar replay program to help you get through this spring and summer. Professional development can be a helpful distraction from everything else that’s going on and we want to help. You are invited to access four special webinar replays. These webinars took place in 2019 and instead of reselling the sessions, we’ve decided to offer the recordings and handouts to you for free. We’ll be featuring one webinar per month for four consecutive months. You may not be able…

Message From Executive Director – Settling Into Our New Normal

April 13, 2020 |
Maslows Hierarchy Of Needs

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 can address these needs for ourselves and our clients. Addressing Our Clients’ Immediate Basic Needs Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan has launched its website. The plan includes measures to assist both individuals and businesses financially.…

Message From Executive Director – Settling Into Our New Normal

April 6, 2020 |

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: How to Manage Your Mental and Emotional Well-Being and Help Your Clients Do the Same | CERIC Managing An Unexpected Workforce (scroll down the page to “recorded webinars and interviews”) | The Conference Board of…

Message From Executive Director – Community, Support & Resources

March 26, 2020 |

Dear friends, Our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak. We are deeply grateful to government officials, healthcare workers, social workers, emergency service workers, and other front-line responders. Thank you to all the food service providers, vendors, suppliers, postal workers, couriers, and so many other selfless people for stepping up to help their communities during this challenging time. Our thoughts also go out to our members and colleagues. We know it’s never been more important to help Canadians through this difficult time – especially those…

Special Notice – CPC Membership, Courses & Business Continuity Plan

March 24, 2020 |

Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) is up and running during the Coronavirus crisis. We’re doing our very best to maintain full access to courses and member benefits for our community. We are primarily a volunteer-based organization that relies on membership and course registration income to support our programs and services, but we also know that we need to do what we can to help you through the coming weeks. We have now extended a $50 discount on membership until April 30, 2020, and depending on the situation, may extend it indefinitely. CPC…