CPC Member of the Week: Amber Hicks

September 25, 2023 |
Amber Hicks CPC Member

Amber Hicks is a dedicated Employment Counsellor, certified by the Winnipeg Transition Centre (University of Winnipeg). She has also completed CPC’s Work-Life Strategist program. Amber holds additional credentials as a Strong Interest Inventory Practitioner from Psychometrics, a Motivational Interviewer from Empowering Change, and a Job Developer from the Ontario Disability Employment Network. With a passion for her work, she has experience working with Indigenous youth and has established her own practice. Currently, she serves as the Project Coordinator at Reaching E-Quality Employment Services (REES). In this role, she coordinates the…

CPC Member of the Week: Kristina Fernandez

September 18, 2023 |
Kristina Fernandez is CPC's Member of the Week.

Kristina Fernandez is the National Bilingual Manager of Program Coordination, Innovation, and Quality with NPower Canada. In this role, she works nationally, supporting individuals in achieving their career goals. A member of CPC and a Certified Work-Life Strategist (CWS), Kristina is grateful for the community of like-minded professionals striving to make a positive impact. One of her most significant professional accomplishments is founding and growing Promoting Harmony, a social media platform dedicated to Work-Life Balance, Career Coaching, and Living your Dream Life. Reflecting on her career, Kristina is reminded that having agility…

CPC Member of the Week: Nicolas Wang

September 11, 2023 |
CPC Member of the Week Nicolas Wang

Nicolas Wang is the Career Service Manager at Acsenda School of Management, a post-secondary institution in Vancouver. In his role, he provides valuable support to international students and newcomers, offering various services, resources, and programs to help them secure employment opportunities. Nicolas considers completing his Career Development Practitioner (CDP) designation through Career Professionals of Canada to be one of his greatest professional accomplishments. He actively volunteers for Toastmasters International, where he enjoys providing mentorship to his fellow club members. As a father of a 1-year-old, he is continuously learning about the…

CPC Member of the Week: Matt Purdey

September 4, 2023 |
Matt Purdey is CPC's Member of the Week

Matt Purdey is a highly experienced career professional with over 10 years of expertise in assisting individuals in understanding and implementing best practices in job search. He has worked with various non-profit organizations, post-secondary institutions, and private clients, supporting thousands of people, including domestic and international students, internationally educated professionals, and mid-to-senior level professionals. Matt helps job-seeking clients to search smarter, improve their performance, and take control of their careers. In 2018, he launched Foresight Career Coaching to extend his reach and offer comprehensive career development services to a broader range…

CPC Member of the Week: Chloe Lyons

August 28, 2023 |
Chloe Lyons CPC Member of the Week

Chloe Lyons is the owner and talent consultant at Lyons Talent Consulting, which was launched in January 2023. With 13 years of experience in corporate HR, Chloe has specialized in talent attraction, engagement, talent development programs, and recruitment. After gaining valuable expertise in various industries, including banking, insurance, engineering, and healthcare, Chloe decided to venture into her own consulting business. She has worked in diverse environments, ranging from large multinational corporations to small, fast-growing start-ups with 20 employees. As a Certified Career Strategist (CCS) and a Chartered Professional in Human…

CPC Member of the Week: Mercy Beilem

August 28, 2023 |
Mercy Beilem is CPC's Member of the Week.

Mercy Beilem is a dedicated career coach at the NWT Career Centre in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. With her certification as a Certified Career Development Professional (CCDP) through the Career Development Association of Alberta, and membership in Career Professionals of Canada (CPC), Mercy brings valuable expertise and knowledge to her role. She provides comprehensive career development support to a diverse range of individuals, including Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals, newcomers, and people of colour. Mercy’s work aligns with the values and principles of the organization and she is passionate about empowering her…