Career Professionals of Canada News Feed

Guiding Clients to “Sell” Themselves – Tips from Career Professionals

August 12, 2015 |

By Cathy Milton. In today’s world we can truly say that “To Sell is Human”. It is so easy for one to sell their favourite book, movie or television show but as soon as one is asked to sell themselves, they freeze. What is it about the word “sell” that sets people into a panic? With the labour market being such a competitive market it is imperative that our clients face this phobia and learn the art of being proud of their accomplishments and success stories and become comfortable sharing…

Social Media Marketing for Career Transition

August 5, 2015 |

By Shannon Mack. “Social media” is a relatively new concept. The term was introduced only about ten years ago. Using social media for career advancement is even more recent. The nature of social media is a relationship tool. It is designed to make connections, and get to know the people you are connected with and vice versa. This can be a huge opportunity for today’s job seeker. As career practitioners, we need to understand how social media marketing works and how to apply these tactics towards a client’s career transition. Whether they like it or…

CPC Member Appreciation – July 2015

August 1, 2015 |

“We’re strong when we walk together. Together we can sing much louder. Louder than any voice alone. With the strength of a thousand soldiers. We can climb any mountain higher.” “Together We Are One” official TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games song recorded by multiple Juno Award-winner and platinum recording artist Serena Ryder. Welcome to our new PROFESSIONAL Members: Ann Muise Anthony Markus Eireann Montreuil Jacqueline Baillie Kim Richards Linda Brown Peter Sainas Rob Porter Shannan Laing Sukhjit Singh Susan Peacock-Agnel Yasmin Smith Quintal Thank you to our renewing PROFESSIONAL…

Two simple steps to your client’s career transition

July 29, 2015 |

By Maureen McCann. One of the factors I find most influences successful people is their ability to be self-aware enough to make good life changes. Call it a goal, an aspiration, or a dream – most successful people are focused on achieving a positive end result and continue to pursue it because they are self-motivated. Self-motivation doesn’t come naturally. In fact, many of us give up on our resolutions quite quickly. However, those people making positive change in their lives stick it out. They make things happen, regardless of what…

Adding Value: Giving Back to Your Clients

July 22, 2015 |

By Skye Berry-Burke. As resume writers, interview coaches, and employment consultants, we support clients every day. Providing similar advice to them each day, it might be easy to forget how overwhelming a job search can be for them. Many clients come to us seeking a resume or a LinkedIn profile compilation, or interview coaching and we happily oblige and provide them with the best service we can provide. We go above and beyond to produce documents that will get results and provide coaching that will assist them in landing the job…