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Nonprofits on the front lines of COVID-19

Nonprofits on the Front Lines of COVID-19

The following post published on March 11th, 2020, on the website of The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) and is being republished here with permission from ONN. It provides many excellent tips and resources for nonprofits operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources provided may be highly useful for those working in other settings, as well. Nonprofits…
CPC online courses better than ever

All New CPC Programs – 2021 Courses, Certifications & eGuides!

Career Professionals of Canada is Leading the Way Again In 2021, all our eGuides, online courses, and certifications will be better than ever! New CPC eGuides! Career Professionals of Canada’s eGuides are now more robust and comprehensive. These are must-have resources for any career professional: The Canadian Career Strategist, 202 pages. The Canadian Work-Life Strategist, 215…
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CPC Members Give Back

Dear colleagues, The holiday season is upon us once again. 2020 certainly was challenging and it caught many of us by surprise. We now find ourselves looking forward to a new year filled with promises of happiness and health. As I take a look back, I am reminded of our welcoming community of members. Throughout…
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Work-Life Integration – Being the Best We Can Be

Wikipedia describes the career as an individual’s metaphorical “journey” through learning, work, and other aspects of life.  What jumps out at me here is the word “journey.” It reminds me of a famous quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson;  “Life is a journey, not a destination.”  I used to feel so much pressure to try to decide what I wanted…
Water travel as metaphor for career journey

The Power of Metaphor in Career Journeys

CERIC, the Canadian charitable organization dedicated to advancing education and research in career counselling and development, helps us to make sense of career development through the lens of a canoe metaphor. In their Guiding Principles of Career Development, CERIC explains how the canoe represents our career, stating: “We use it on our journey, we stock…
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Doing What We Do Best: Supporting Clients Through a Time of Uncertainty

The last seven months have presented an unprecedented period of uncertainty and disruption for all of us. As I work to support undergraduate students and recent alumni in their career development and job search, I have been amazed by the resilience demonstrated by many of these young people. Not everyone has found success during these…