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Lori Jazvac MCRS: Newest Member of an Elite Professional Group

By Cathy Milton. Lori Jazvac of Creative Horizons Communications recently became the newest member of a small, elite group of CPC members. Lori has earned the prestigious Master Certified Résumé Strategist (MCRS) designation. What made you want to pursue the MCRS designation? I was serious about taking my skills to an advanced level in order to offer my…

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7 Tips for Navigating Career Development Theory in 2021 and Beyond

How can we make sense of career development theory as it applies today? Globalization along with fast-paced developments in science, engineering, information technology, and communication affect the labour market. These trends call us to constantly adapt and reinvent ourselves. As career development practitioners, it is important to be aware of the strengths and limitations of the…

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Ten Tips for a Victorious Client Experience

Victoria Day weekend is here! The holiday began as a celebration to honour Queen Victoria’s birthday of May 24th. It is also considered by many to be the unofficial start to summer. Reflecting on Victoria Day and Queen Victoria’s long and victorious reign reminded me that we all have the opportunity to become more victorious…

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How Do You Help Clients Develop Their Emotional Intelligence?

In your practice, you may have encountered clients who consistently have difficulty securing and maintaining good opportunities. Despite having all the required qualifications, they can’t seem to get ahead in their careers. You may also observe that other people with little education or experience seem to land jobs and promotions with ease. For these individuals,…

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What is the Difference Between a Coach and a Counsellor?

Career Professionals of Canada provides the tools and resources to help members become trained coaches and improve their counselling skills. For both career professionals and our clients, it is important to understand the difference between a coach and counsellor. As career development practitioners, our clients may request coaching or counselling. There are times in your…

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Social Justice and Career Development

Recently, Career Professionals of Canada published their Annual Report. It’s well worth reading. A page that really caught my attention was CPC’s three-point “Call to Action” for 2021; it is ambitious and compelling. The calls to action are described as having the goals of intentionally and mindfully strengthening the CPC brand and making an impact within…

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