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Understand Employment Strategy and You’ll Write Superior Resumes

By Lori Jazvac. You cannot hone your craft of resume writing without truly understanding employment strategy. The world of work is shaped by complex and shifting demographic, social, political, and economic factors. As a resume strategist, you are not only a writer. You are a change leader, a brand innovator, and a value enabler. Using your…

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Certification in the Career Field: A Wise Investment

By Lori Jazvac. As a career practitioner, you need to differentiate your brand and get recognized for your competence in supporting clients to reach their highest potential. Career Professionals of Canada allows you to do just that and much more. For over a decade, CPC has enabled practitioners to be an example of the highest standards of excellence…

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How Maslow’s Theory Stands up Today

By Lori Jazvac. Do you ever wonder why some clients leave their roles after only a few weeks or months while others remain in the same role for years? As career practitioners, we can use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to identify and weigh our clients’ career values and engagement levels as they encounter the various stages of…

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Career Development Practitioner (CDP): Gain a Competitive Edge

By Lori Jazvac. Listening to long lectures in an overcrowded classroom is not always conducive to interactive learning, especially if you enjoy learning at your own pace using different modes of learning. At Career Professionals of Canada, you can learn online and gain support from your instructor and colleagues in a collaborative atmosphere. In 2014,…

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Unleash your full potential through interactive online learning

By Lori Jazvac. As career professionals, we study to enhance our skills and to build a wealth of knowledge so that we can better foster positive change. We recommend that our clients do the same so that they can advance in their careers. Ongoing professional development is not only encouraged, but expected. However, we can expand…

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What Every Resume Needs to Succeed – Insights from Canadian Career Experts

By Adrienne Tom. Go online for resume advice and you can become overwhelmed rather quickly.  To help you qualify advice and strengthen your resume strategy I gathered insights from some of Canada’s award-winning career experts on what every resume needs to succeed.  Here’s what they had to say: Proof (Maureen McCann of Promotion Career Solutions)…

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Career Development From Chaos to Clarity – The Chaos Theory of Careers

By Lori Jazvac. In my research, I have come across an interesting theory, which reflects a client-centered approach: The Chaos Theory of Careers. At Vanderbilt University, Dr. Jim Bright, the co-author of Chaos Theory of Careers, sheds light on a perspective that seems to resonate today. In fact, you may have touched on this theory…

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Congratulations to our 2016 Awards of Excellence Recipients!

By Sharon Graham. It is my pleasure to announce Career Professionals of Canada’s 2016 Awards of Excellence Program recipients. This year’s competition was extremely tight, with 48 nominations. All the submissions were admirable – proving once again that our membership comprises some of the very best in our profession. Congratulations to all! I’d like to offer special…

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