Meet Iqaluit-Based CPC Member Alexandre Farmer

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…

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The Benefits of Partnering with a Professional Association

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…

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How to Squeeze Even More Value From Your CPC Membership

By Maureen McCann. Have you ever wondered how to make better use of the tools and resources CPC membership provides? Do you want to take full advantage of the resources, tools, and tips that are available but can’t quite figure out where to start? Here’s what I did. Volunteer CPC used to host orientation calls for new members. On one…

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Congratulations to our 2017 Awards of Excellence 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…

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Amy Bjerknes, Career Development Practitioner (CDP)

By Cathy Milton. CPC member Amy Bjerknes 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…

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CPC Membership: A High Return on Investment

Career Professionals of Canada

By Adrienne Tom. There is a reason that CPC has grown its membership by 30% in the last year! Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) attracts professionals from coast to coast.   Are you a current member?  If not, we encourage you to learn more about the enormous benefits that this member-run, volunteer-driven social enterprise offers career pros. A variety of programs…

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CPC Member Appreciation – January 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…

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

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…

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CPC Member Appreciation – December 2016

CPC Member Snapshot: With more than six years of professional resume writing experience, and hiring expertise from both government and not-for-profit organizations, Natalie MacLellan and her team help clients to put their Best Foot Forward. Natalie founded Best Foot Forward in 2009 and purchased Virtual Resumes in 2015, having contracted for them for 5 years. She is in the process of merging…

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CPC Member Appreciation – November 2016

CPC Member Snapshot: Dorothy Maciag-Zwolski is a Certified Career Management Professional, Certified Resume Strategist, and Employment Facilitation/Work Search Specialist.  With over 13 years of experience in facilitating interactive job search sessions, job coaching and career counseling, she has built key strengths in mentoring and group facilitation, with sensitivity to the needs of job seekers. As a Career Professional, Dorothy is a great communicator with…

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8 ways you can benefit from CPC today!

Wonder why so many Canadian Career Practitioners join CAREER PROFESSIONALS OF CANADA? A membership with Career Professionals of Canada is an investment in your personal and professional development. Here are 8 ways you can increase your connections, enhttps://careerprocanada.ca/MemberBenefits/hance your expertise, and raise your visibility today: Have your profile listed FREE in the Canadian Career Professionals Directory Attain your Resume, Interview, Employment…

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CPC Member Appreciation – October 2016

CPC Member Snapshot: In modern culture, first impressions are often virtual. Holly Hagan employs elements of personal branding to help people put the best versions of themselves forward through the development of strategic, targeted resumes and optimized LinkedIn profiles. Holly is passionate about people advocating for themselves in the workplace. She supports her clients on their personal branding journey by helping them seek…

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CPC Member Appreciation – September 2016

CPC Member Snapshot: Penny Alalouf is an Interview Coach with over 10 years of experience in coaching and recruitment. Penny wakes up every day focused on engaging people in meaningful ways. Her mission is to optimize her clients’ visibility and position them for top executive jobs. With an innate ability to understand people, she helps her clients bring the best version of themselves forward. Penny’s success stems from a relentless energy…

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Congratulations to our 2016 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

By Sharon Graham. It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2016 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. This year’s competition was extremely tight, with 48 nominations. All the submissions were admirable – proving once again that our membership comprises some of the very best in our profession. Congratulations to all! I’d like to offer special thanks to our judging team who…

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CPC Member Appreciation – August 2016

CPC Member Snapshot: Sean Mukherjee is the founder/owner of Active Career Solutions Inc., a career consulting company in Calgary that is dedicated to helping those with all kinds of specialized career needs. Sean is a positive and energetic resourcing professional with over 15 years of experience in recruiting, career coaching, resourcing management and account management. He has placed numerous clients into many exciting…

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