Happy Labour Day!

In Canada, we celebrate Labour Day on the first Monday in September. Labour Day is a national statutory holiday that was established in 1894. It originated with the first workers’ rallies of the Victorian era. Historically, workers marked the day with various activities, which included parades, speeches, games, amateur competitions, and picnics. The holiday promoted working-class solidarity and belonging during…

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Be Part of Cannexus20, Canada’s National Career Development Conference!

While we all enjoy summer in Canada, remember that in just six short months we’ll be in the midst of another Canadian winter. Want something to look forward to this winter? Cannexus20, Canada’s national career development conference, is being held from January 27th to 29th, 2020, at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa! Registration for Cannexus20 is now open with both 3-day ($450)…

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Happy Victoria Day!

Victoria Day is a Canadian holiday celebrated on the Monday preceeding May 25 in every province and territory. It honours the birthday of Queen Victoria, who was born on May 24, 1819. In Quebec, this holiday is called “National Patriotes Day” (Journée nationale des patriotes). Enjoy this long-weekend in May. It’s the unofficial start of the summer season in Canada! Image…

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Cannexus20 – Call for Presenters

CERIC, the host and organizer of Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference, invites those interested in presenting at 2020’s event to submit their presentation proposals. The deadline for submissions is June 7, 2019. Cannexus20 takes place at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, ON, January 27–29, 2020. Why Present? Presenting at Cannexus provides you with an unmatched opportunity to exchange information…

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CDPCBO Presents Donna Reid: Finding Hope – Trauma Informed Career Practice

Career Development Professionals Certification Board of Ontario (CDPCBO) invites you to join them for their annual evening of networking, learning, and snacks on Thursday, May 9th, from 5:30 to 9:00pm at The Forth, 629 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON M4K1R2. Members of Career Professionals of Canada can attend the event at a discounted rate. This unique opportunity brings together career development professionals…

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5 Reasons to Participate in Hypnosis Research Study

By Cathy Milton. Career Professionals of Canada, in collaboration with Seneca College in Toronto, is engaged in a research study to assess the benefits of hypnosis as a tool to reduce the stress associated with job search. Please note that enrolment of new participants ends on Friday, February 22nd, 2019. I wish I qualified to be a participant in this study….

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Happy New Year!

Dear colleagues, The simple transition of one day to the next never has such a bearing as it does from December 31 to January 1. This single night inspires us to make changes, to do better, to find new paths. In 2019, I would very much like to help you achieve your professional objectives. CPC is looking forward to an…

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Happy Holidays!

Career Professionals of Canada is closed from December 19, 2018 to January 2, 2019.  We’d like to wish you the very best this holiday season, and a truly prosperous New Year.

Thanks to Your Generosity CPC Gives Back To 3 Important Programs!

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 2018 is winding down, we take a look back and are reminded of the fantastic team of members we have in our association. We have had an incredible year here at Career Professionals of Canada…

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Season’s Greetings!

Warm winter wishes for an enchanted holiday season. CPC’s annual holiday break will begin December 19, 2018 and carry through to January 2, 2019. 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 LinkedIn Group. As we prepare for…

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CPC Members in Action – The Making of Our Canada Career Month Podcast

By Maureen McCann. Kamee Gilmore caught my attention and interest with a post she wrote for the CPC website back in the spring of 2017. The article was titled “Pricing Freelance Résumé Services.” Some months later, I reached out to Kamee following a tele-networking session on the topic of private practice pricing and marketing models. Before you knew it, we were collaborating…

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Join CDPCBO for their Annual General Meeting on September 27th, 2018, in Toronto

Join the Career Development Practitioners Certification Board of Ontario on September 27th, 2018 for an evening of learning, networking, and professional development at The Forth, located at 629 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario. The evening kicks off at 5 pm with the Annual General Meeting. All CDPCBO members are welcome to join the Board and Advisory Committee to hear about the organization’s…

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Career Development Association of Alberta: Ignite Your Passion 2018

The CDAA is pleased to host Ignite Your Passion 2018, an annual event featuring a full day of quality and affordable professional development in four locations across Alberta: Calgary, Lethbridge, Red Deer, and Edmonton.  Earlybird registration is now open. This year, CCDA is presenting: CONNECTING CAREER DEVELOPMENT & MENTAL HEALTH IN PRACTICE, THOUGHT, AND CONVERSATION This topic was specifically requested…

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Do You Have Clients Interested in the Mining Industry?

By William Meyer, Director of Marketing and Communications at MiHR. If you have clients interested in the mining sector, this Virtual Career Fair could be their ticket… The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) invites mining sector employers, job seekers, and students to participate in an innovative virtual career fair on February 6 and 7, 2018, entitled A Career in Mining…

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Join CPC at the Cannexus18 Conference in January in Ottawa!

The Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference is taking place January 22-24, 2018 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. Register by September 6 for the Super Saver rate. Members of Career Professionals of Canada benefit from an additional 10% discount during this period. Cannexus is Canada’s largest bilingual career development conference and will bring together 1,000 professionals in the field from…

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