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Are the expectations of new graduates changing as they enter the new world of work?

By Lori Jazvac. Gone are the days when graduates are settling for mediocre jobs and jobs that are outside their field. Rather, the new graduates of 2014 are thinking more boldly and taking a courageous step forward to defining their own unique career brand. This means that they are seeking jobs that are reflective of…

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Hello Generation Z! – Embracing a new approach to the changing world of work

By Lori Jazvac. There is a new generation that is only beginning to scratch the surface of the workforce and leave a profound mark on prospective employers and career practitioners alike – Generation Z. While we often can pinpoint the distinct differences between Generation X, Y, and the Baby Boomers, leaving behind a trail of…

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Announcing the 2014 CPC Awards of Excellence Nominees

The nominees for Career Professionals of Canada’s 2014 CPC Awards of Excellence program have been selected. The full list of nominees are below. Congratulations to all the 2014 nominees! Outstanding Canadian Career Leader Nominee: Sashie Steenstra Outstanding Canadian Online Profile Developer Nominee: Janet Barclay Outstanding Canadian Resume Categories Best Internationally Educated Professional (IEP) Resume Nominee: Angelika Trinkwon…

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CPC Member Appreciation – July 2013

Welcome to our new PROFESSIONAL Members: Carrie Lecuyer Jacqueline Archer Lori Jazvac Pat Murphy Paul Rodgers Sophie Bourguignon Thank you to our renewing PROFESSIONAL Members: Brenda Collard-Mills Daisy Wright Kate Dance Much gratitude goes to all our other volunteers who work diligently throughout the year!        

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How Advanced Résumé Training Helped Me Innovate

A few years ago I wrote an article about résumé brand engineering. The comments I received and the discussions I had with other careerpros following the release of this article caused me to reflect on how I came to develop insight into the power of brand engineering. I realized that many of my own innovations in…

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Interview Practice: A Perfect Summer Activity

Now that summer is in full swing, it’s the perfect time to supplement your client’s résumé package with interview role-play sessions. Interview practice now will position your client to secure a rewarding role in the fall. While there are different styles of interviewing, behavioural or situational interviews are quite common. They are actually designed to elicit…

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