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CPC gives back to Empower Girls in Canada

By Sharon Graham. Dear colleagues, The holiday season is upon us once again and we find ourselves looking forward to another brilliant and beautiful new year. As 2019 is winding down, we take a look back and are reminded of the fantastic members we have in our association. We have had an incredible year here at…

Season’s Greetings!

Warm winter wishes for an enchanted holiday season! CPC’s annual holiday break will begin December 21, 2019, and carry through to January 4, 2020. Don’t worry — you’ll still have access to all your resources and colleagues through the Career Professionals of Canada site, our Professional Members Portal, the CPC Facebook Group, and the CPC…

The Persuasive Power of Saying “Yes” to Clients

By Andrew Chalmers. ‘Tis the season. As 2019 closes, I hope that all of you have enjoyed a year full of progress, ambition, and success stories. A few weeks ago, as the holiday season engine started revving up, I was reminded of a unique and somewhat distressing client scenario that I often faced in the…

Important AWES Survey: Guided Pathways Integrating Essential Skills

RELEASE: November 30, 2019 We need your support! Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) has released a national survey to gather information on the career development sector. Your responses to the AWES survey will help develop a customized curriculum to ensure the training is specific to the sector’s needs. The survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes…

Helping Job Seekers Thrive Through the Holidays

By Maureen McCann. Don’t rest, ye merry gentlemen and ladies! With the holiday season rapidly approaching, many job seekers buy into the misbelief that now is the time to put their job search on hold. But should they? “There is a myth that companies don’t hire at all. The truth is that employers hire all…

Helping Clients Overcome F.E.A.R.

By Andrew Chalmers. This post is dedicated to my Dad who, many moons ago, gave me some great advice. Since then, I have told many clients the same thing he told me. On one of our many walks he said, “If you have an ambition in life, take 5 to 10 minutes a day to work…