Career Professionals of Canada News Feed

The Pursuit of Work-Life Balance: Step Back to the Shore

It’s been over 10 years since I became a mom and a business owner, back-to-back. I tried my best to prepare, but each role involved a lot of “learn as you go.” One of my biggest personal challenges was finding a way to simultaneously meet the needs of both of these high-demand roles. When things…
Hidden Disability Symbol

Hidden Disabilities: Should Our Clients Dare to Declare?

Living with a hidden disability is challenging enough, but when we try to hide it from our workplace we only end up suffering in silence. October is Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM), a good time to start some conversations and share our personal stories of living and working with hidden disabilities. Don’t “DIS” Our “ABILITY”…
Work from home office

Self-Care: Tips, Resources, and Inspiration

I recently found out that it’s highly likely I’ll be working from home until the summer of 2021. That will make it a total of 16 months — and it could be even more! My personal situation aside, I do know that many people have already returned to their physical work locations, with many new…

Work-Life Balance Primer

Work-life balance is important to career development in many ways — for careerpros and our clients. Here are three self-help articles that are sure to stimulate thought on how you can work towards gaining balance between your personal and professional lives. Personal Time: How To Regain Balance In Your Life Overview: Helps people to evaluate what is…

Are You a Voice of Inspiration for Your Clients?

I was browsing through some good reads when I came across Voices of Inspiration: Real Life Wisdom for Living Your Best Life by Marlon Smith. The book is the third volume in the Success By Choice, Inc. series and was an Amazon #1 bestseller when it was published in 2015. What drew me to this book…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving weekend is a time for showing gratitude and I have a lot to be grateful for. I would like to wish all our CPC members and colleagues a very Happy Thanksgiving! CPC is a social enterprise, and so I extend special thanks to all our members for participating so actively in our various events, programs, and forums.…