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Need Answers Fast? CPC’s Facebook Group is the Key!

January 17, 2018 |

By Daisy Wright. Want to be a part of something awesome? Join CPC’s Facebook Group! One of the best parts of membership in the group is that it’s FREE. CPC’s Facebook Group is the quickest way to get answers to your work-related challenges. Launched in July 2017, the group has quickly grown to 200+ members, as of this writing. Since then, the page has logged more than 450 posts, 3000 comments, and 5000 reactions. On average, 100 members per day actively engage with the group. And, this is not engagement…

Congratulations to our 2017 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

September 1, 2017 |
Awards of Excellence Program, Award Recipients

By Sharon Graham. It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2017 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. This year’s competition proved rigorous, with 58 candidates selected from all the submissions received.  I’d like to offer special thanks to our judging team 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 Leader Winner: Paula Wischoff-Yerama…

Amy Watt, Career Development Practitioner (CDP)

May 24, 2017 |
Amy Watt

By Cathy Milton. CPC member Amy Watt is  the first person to successfully complete all five courses in Career Professionals of Canada’s Career Development Practitioner (CDP) Certificate Program. This is a significant achievement that required a lot of hard work and focus. In CPC’s record book, Amy will always hold the distinction of being the first CDP graduate of this widely endorsed Canadian online program for career practitioners. Amy kindly agreed to be interviewed, sharing her thoughts and reflections on her achievement. Get to know Amy better by reading on. For the…

What We Learned at Cannexus17

February 6, 2017 |

Cannexus17 was a whirlwind of professional development and networking for CPC members and career practitioners across Canada. We would like to share some of our learnings from Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference. What an adventure! This 11th edition of Cannexus featured more sessions and delegates from the career development field than ever (some of whom travelled from around the globe), representing an array of career related programs and services, human resources, education, government, and business. The name Cannexus came from the marriage of “Canadian” and “nexus,” which means “a connection…

CPC Member Appreciation – January 2017

January 31, 2017 |

CPC Member Snapshot: Ahmad Ismael brings international experience as one of Career Professionals of Canada’s newest members. In Lebanon, he ran a business in training and career coaching. He then traveled the middle east providing corporate training and career coaching/consulting in countries including, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Kuwait. During his career journey, he has helped hundreds of corporate and individual clients to achieve their goals. Ahmed is now starting a new career service in Calgary-Alberta to bridge his international experience to the Canadian job marketplace. His next goal is to help immigrants and job seekers…

CPC’s New Member Referral Program: Give Referrals – Get Rewards!

January 18, 2017 |

By Adrienne Tom. When I first started searching for a Canadian career association to join, several people mentioned Career Professionals of Canada. Their positive recommendations and insights made a big difference in my decision to invest in membership. That was five years ago and the return on my membership investment has been incredible! In return, I regularly share CPC’s benefits with others. I promote the value of the membership community, the resources CPC offers to support my professional development, and the opportunities the association has afforded me as a Canadian…