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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…

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…

This Canada Career Month, Let’s Talk About Career Growth and Meaning

By Lori Jazvac. Every November during Canada Career Month, we celebrate the importance of helping jobseekers access meaningful work. We are reminded how career development enables growth, purpose, and builds stronger communities. Work impacts every aspect of our lives. As career professionals, we are motivated to provide our clients with high-level expertise and innovative career…

The Art of Cracking the Interview: A Job Seeker’s Story

By Amit Kalra, Guest Contributor. Until a few months back, the behavioural interview process had proved to be the Achilles’ heel in my professional journey. Being an immigrant to Canada, and new to the process of job hunting in North America, I couldn’t manage to figure out exactly what the hiring managers wanted from me.…

Helping Your Clients Get to FAB!

By Andrew Chalmers. As a student in CPC’s Career Development Theory, Models & Practices (CDP-02) course, I had the pleasure of studying the Value Proposition Model. A solid VPM offers a real marketing edge; an advantage that clients can develop and refine, and which will open many employment doors for them. A chance move brought me…