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Congratulations to our 2018 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

August 31, 2018 |
Awards of Excellence Program, Award Recipients

By Sharon Graham. It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2018 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. This year’s competition proved rigorous with 40 candidates selected from all the submissions received.  I’d like to offer special thanks to our 2018 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 nominees!   Outstanding Career…

Meet Iqaluit-Based CPC Member Alexandre Farmer

June 15, 2018 |

By Cathy Milton. Alexandre Farmer lives and works in one of the most spectacularly beautiful and unique capital cities in Canada: Iqaluit, in the territory of Nunavut. He is a Career Development Advisor (ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅᑖᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨ in Inuktitut) at Nunavut Arctic College. I had the pleasure of meeting Alex in January this year when we attended a CPC meet-up in Ottawa during Cannexus18. 1) It’s 2052 km from your hometown of Montreal to Iqaluit. What took you there? I had recently completed a bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Concordia…

The Benefits of Partnering with a Professional Association

June 8, 2018 |

By Lori Jazvac. Are you a team member in a career-related organization? Have you ever wondered what the benefits might be of having your group join the membership of a professional association? Whether you’re a manager, administrator, consultant, educator, or career professional in a not-for-profit agency or a for-profit enterprise, there is great value in joining the inclusive community of Career Professionals of Canada. Imagine being in the company of a national network of diversely skilled professionals. You and your team members will have the opportunity to learn, grow, connect,…

The Rich Repository of Resources in CPC’s Facebook Group

March 15, 2018 |

By Christine Cristiano. It’s been said that one of the keys to success is to surround oneself with like-minded people; the CPC Facebook Group enables group members to do just that. Whether you are flying solo in your own private company or working within an organization helping individuals along their job search journey, having access to a platform to connect and share resources, knowledge, and best practices is a win-win for all parties. Since the decision to launch the CPC Facebook Group in mid-2017, membership and participation has skyrocketed. When CPC’s…

The Power of Community

February 15, 2018 |

By Conny Lee. “Great things are brought about and burdens are lightened through the efforts of many hands anxiously engaged in a good cause.” – M. Russell Ballard When Career Professionals of Canada launched a Facebook Group, I wasn’t sure what to expect. What I quickly learned, though, is that the members of this CPC group are amazing in their willingness to answer questions. Everyone is eager to help. I’ve even enjoyed the privilege of having phone and email conversations with a few members when I first launched my business.…

The Inside Scoop on CPC’s Facebook Group

February 1, 2018 |

By Marian Bernard of The Regency Group. “I’m always looking for opportunities to connect and share industry insights with fellow career professionals – [Career Professionals of Canada’s] Facebook Group allows just that. I can post a question or insight and typically read feedback within hours. I love the themed days and enjoy contributing to and reading the responses and feedback from other colleagues. The group allows me to interact and expand my knowledge and keep up to date on industry trends through my association with other career professionals.” – Christine Cristiano, CDP,…