Search Results: Lori Jazvac

What is the Difference Between a Coach and a Counsellor?

Career Professionals of Canada provides the tools and resources to help members become trained coaches and improve their counselling skills. For both career professionals and our clients, it is important to understand the difference between a coach and counsellor. As career development practitioners, our clients may request coaching or counselling. There are times in your…

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Social Justice and Career Development

Recently, Career Professionals of Canada published their Annual Report. It’s well worth reading. A page that really caught my attention was CPC’s three-point “Call to Action” for 2021; it is ambitious and compelling. The calls to action are described as having the goals of intentionally and mindfully strengthening the CPC brand and making an impact within…

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Helping Clients Maintain Focus and Productivity

It has been close to one year now. Since early spring 2020, we’ve grown accustomed to having to get by with less, seeing family and friends less frequently – if at all – and working long hours remotely. Many of us, along with our clients, have had to make drastic changes in not only our…

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A Holistic Approach to Wellness: Why it Matters

The theme of wellness dominated many aspects of our lives in 2020 and continues into this year. Yet, many may not fully understand the meaning of the word.  Wellness is multidimensional. The Global Wellness Institute defines it as: “the active pursuit of activities, choices, and lifestyles that lead to a state of holistic health.” When someone…

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Yoga – A Secret for Relieving Job Search Stress

I recently worked with a client who landed an exciting entry-level engineering role with a growing and innovative company in Halton, Ontario. During our coaching sessions, he had asked for help in managing the stress he was feeling as a result of the job search process. Along with thoroughly dedicating himself to interview practice and preparation,…

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How to Help Clients Find Their Ikigai

Certified Work-Life Strategists Lori Jazvac and Ksenia Lazoukova learned about the fascinating concept of ikigai while participating in CPC’s pilot Work-Life Strategist program in December 2020. Intrigued by this concept, they collaborated to learn how they might incorporate ikigai into their client practice. Here, they share how you can help clients find their ikigai. What…

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