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Resources for Prince Edward Island Career Practitioners

March 30, 2016 |

Here are some links to websites for career practitioners and their clients based in Prince Edward Island. If you are a career practitioner and you want resources for the labour market in PEI, then make sure to bookmark these sites. Associations for Career Practitioners Career Development Association of PEI, Inc.: Provincial career development association. Education and Training for Career Practitioners Dalhousie University: Certificate programs in Employment and Career Development Services. Careers and Employment for Clients Free e-learning programs. The Employment Journey on PEI: Job news, job openings, events, and labour market information.…

Resources for Nunavut Career Practitioners

March 1, 2016 |

Here are some links to websites for career practitioners and their clients based in Nunavut. If you are a career practitioner and you want resources for the labour market in the territory, then make sure to bookmark these sites. Education and Training for Career Practitioners Nunavut Arctic College: Career Development Practitioner Certificate Program (delivered by the Canadian Career Development Foundation). PINASUUTITSAQ | Reference Guide for Career Development Counsellors Working with Inuit Clients  | RQuODE Careers and Employment for Clients Northern News Services: Employment listings from newspapers in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. Nunatsiaq…

CPC Certification Information Session Recording

February 1, 2016 |

Are you considering applying for CPC ‘Strategist’ Certifications? CPC’s Certified “Strategist” designations are an excellent way to enhance your own resume and add to your credibility as a Career Professional. This session is ideal if you want to learn more about attaining your designations: CERTIFIED RESUME STRATEGIST (CRS) CERTIFIED INTERVIEW STRATEGIST (CIS) CERTIFIED EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIST (CES) CERTIFIED CAREER STRATEGIST (CCS) Download your handout and watch this 15-minute presentation below to learn all about CPC’s Certification Program. HANDOUT: Certification Information Session

Why are presentation skills so important for success?

November 18, 2015 |

By Janet Barclay. Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of giving my How to Write Blog Posts that Get Results presentation at WordCamp Hamilton 2015. If just the thought public speaking makes you anxious, you might be questioning how I can describe such an experience as a pleasure. I get it! Not long after I started my business, I was invited to speak at a local bookstore, and it was just too good a marketing opportunity to turn down. I was so terrified, that I was actually relieved when…

Career professionals learning from colleagues

September 16, 2015 |

By Janet Barclay. At one of the first small business networking events I attended, the group leader gave an excellent presentation in which she explained that no matter what you’re working on, you don’t have to learn everything the hard way. Whether it’s a marketing technique, an administrative procedure, or something specific to the services you offer, someone else has already done it. One of the reasons I started my own business is that I like to work independently, and I’m sure it’s the same for many of you. However,…

Why Career Professionals Should Walk-the-Talk

January 28, 2015 |

By Cathy Milton. “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” Ernest Hemingway Imagine this…you attend your first appointment with a new dentist. The dentist greets you with a big smile, and the first thing you notice is that this dentist could really use a good dentist. Or, you visit a cardiologist for a stress test. When you enter the office for your consultation, you can’t help but notice that the doctor is about 100 pounds overweight and there are empty fast-food containers…