Canada Career Month – November 2018

Career Professionals of Canada is proud to promote Canada Career Month (CCM) with three exciting new initiatives in November…Here’s how you can get ready for CCM! The 2018 CCM theme for November 2018 is “I Know I Can Because”. Throughout the month, Canadians will be invited to share their skills on social media using the hashtag #iknowicanbecause. We also want Canadians to…

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Join CPC at the Cannexus19 Conference in January in Ottawa!

The Cannexus19 National Career Development Conference is taking place January 28-30, 2019 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. Register by November 7 for the Early Bird rate. Members of Career Professionals of Canada benefit from an additional 10% discount during this period. Registration for Cannexus19, Canada’s National Career Development Conference is now open with both 3-day ($450) and 1-day ($225) packages…

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Congratulations to our 2018 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

By Sharon Graham. It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2018 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. This year’s competition proved rigorous with 40 candidates selected from all the submissions received.  I’d like to offer special thanks to our 2018 team of judges who were presented with the difficult challenge of selecting the recipients this year – this was not an easy…

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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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