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CCS and CES Career Credentials: What’s the Difference?

June 5, 2020 |
CCS or CES

Career Professionals of Canada is committed to enhancing the credibility and visibility of practitioners with a unique credentialing program. CPC’s Certification Program validates your expertise in specific competency areas. If you are a Career Professional, you might be wondering about the difference between the Certified Career Strategist (CCS) and the Certified Employment Strategist (CES). If you provide clients with strategic career advice, you are a potential candidate for both the CCS and CES. Simply, the CCS focuses on career development. The CES focuses on employment. Although you certainly can work towards…

This Canada Career Month, Let’s Talk About Career Growth and Meaning

November 15, 2019 |

By Lori Jazvac. Every November during Canada Career Month, we celebrate the importance of helping jobseekers access meaningful work. We are reminded how career development enables growth, purpose, and builds stronger communities. Work impacts every aspect of our lives. As career professionals, we are motivated to provide our clients with high-level expertise and innovative career resources and tools. But, we also listen to our clients for what lies beyond their words. Sometimes career journeys are filled with triumphs and other times our clients face turbulent challenges: being downsized, facing a…

How to Recognize and Overcome Job Burnout

July 26, 2019 |

By Kevin Waldbillig. Work is busy. Life is busy. But, I find that summer does offer a bit of relief from the hectic pace of both. Why not take advantage of the season by doing a bit of self-reflection and self-care? Ask yourself these questions: Am I feeling more cynical at work towards clients and colleagues? Do I feel disillusioned and lack the satisfaction and sense of purpose I once had? Is my own self-care taking a backseat through not eating right, not sleeping well, or using alcohol or drugs…

Volunteerism: The Vehicle for Driving Change in the Community

April 5, 2019 |

By Lori Jazvac. National Volunteer Week takes place April 7-13, 2019. This year, we are celebrating “The Volunteer Factor – Lifting Communities”. Volunteerism plays a vital role in our communities. The theme of this year’s celebration is a wonderful reminder that we can achieve significant milestones when we unite together to accomplish shared goals. The documents in this campaign kit will help guide you in planning, promoting, and executing volunteer appreciation events that are successful. There is more to volunteering than giving of one’s time and resources. Whether you volunteer…

Webinar Series – Activating Potential: How to Apply Mindset Tools to Empower Your Clients Toward Career Success

March 28, 2019 |

Career Professionals of Canada is partnering with CERIC for a new Webinar Series with CPC Member, Shellie Deloyer. Presenter: CPC Member, Shellie Deloyer Dates: Wednesday, May 15, May 22, & May 29, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET Cost: Full Series CPC Member: $119 Cost:   Full Series Non CPC-Member: $159 We all have clients who are struggling with career clarity and motivation. We’ve all worked with individuals where our regular programs, approaches and options just don’t cut it. This webinar series will introduce you to a set of tools…

Career Competence Survey: Have your voice heard!

February 2, 2019 |

The Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF) is partnering with the Canadian Council for Career Development (3CD) to implement the project, Supporting Canadians to Navigate Learning and Work.  We will work closely with career development stakeholders across Canada to update and expand the Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners (S&Gs) so that they reflect current and emergent practice in the career development field. To include the full range of professionals doing career development work across diverse settings in Canada, we need your help!  Please complete the survey to indicate how…