test2 test2

Career Assessments: Overcoming the Negative Stigma

Contributed by Michael Sorsdahl, LearnOnline Instructor What is the first thing you think of when you hear assessments? Most people will probably think of a test, or an exam of some sort. This connection between the idea of assessments and tests can bring with it anxiety for the test-taker depending on previous experiences with tests in […]... Read More
Version 2

An Interview with Michael Sorsdahl, LearnOnline Instructor

Meet Michael Sorsdahl, the next instructor who we will be profiling this August. Our students have described him as positive, supportive, accommodating, and knowledgeable. Currently, Michael instructs our CPE 510 and 521 psychometric training program along with some of our CMPP courses. Below is a short Q&A session to help you get to know him better. Q1: […]... Read More
kristine

An Interview with Kristine Mendoza, CMPP Instructor

Meet Kristine Mendoza, another long-time CMPP instructor, who we will be profiling this month. Our students have said she’s “amazing, accommodating and understanding . . . a great asset to [our] team” and they “really enjoyed her feedback, knowledge and energy” within the course. Below is a short Q&A session to help you get to know him better. […]... Read More
e-learning e-learning

e-Learning – A Solution or Problem?

In general, we’ve found that Career Development Practitioners prefer face-to-face training (Life Strategies Ltd., 2013); however, limited professional development budgets and geographical barriers can make this a difficult option. Fortunately, online learning can overcome many of these barriers. Unfortunately, e-learning myths are still prevalent. We present several benefits of online learning at http://lifestrategies.ca/docs/10-Benefits-of-Online-Learning.pdf; however, educators […]... Read More
Herky Herky

An Interview with Herky Cutler, CMPP Instructor

Meet Herky Cutler, a long-time CMPP instructor, who we will be profiling this month. Student’s have described him as respectful, kind, and seriously knowledgeable. Students have found him ” very responsive,” embedding “lots of humour and fun” in his courses. We’re happy to have him on our instructional team. Below is a short Q&A session to help you get […]... Read More
anahita

An Interview with  Anahita Kadkhoda, CMPP Instructor

Meet Anahita Kadkhoda, a long-time CMPP instructor, who we will be profiling this month. Student’s have described her as “kind, respectful, and helpful” and an integral component in ensuring our courses “provoke thought and deepened insight into important issues.” Below is a short Q&A session to help you get to know her better. Q1: What drew you to instructing […]... Read More
Diana ProfilePhotoFeb2017

An Interview with Dr. Diana Abath, CMPP Instructor

This year, Diana Abath, a long-time CMPP instructor, completed her doctoral studies. We wanted to share a bit more about Diana’s own education path has influenced her instructional approach within our program. Q1: What drew you to instructing online within the Career Management Professional Program (CMPP)? Drs. Roberta Neault and Deirdre Pickerell of Life Strategies were my instructors […]... Read More
discussion

Calling All Career Practitioners!

Contributed by CMPP Course Instructor, Herky Cutler.   Do you sometimes feel that you’re working all alone? Have you second-guessed decisions you’ve made with clients? Do you feel you’re the best practitioner you can be?   In this online coaching program, you’ll be able to share information, resources and techniques with other practitioners, and an […]... Read More
priority

Setting Priorities in a Hectic Holiday Season

For some, the holiday season is met with excitement and joy; for others, the stress of navigating family commitments, increased financial burdens, and hectic schedules is just overwhelming. No matter what you’re celebrating, the holiday season is a great time to reflect on what really matters in your life . . . and that means […]... Read More
DPCNDCW

When “What’s Next?” Becomes “What Happened?”

~ Contributed by Dr. Deirdre Pickerell In 2017, Canada Career Month asked the question “What’s Next?” for careers in Canada. As I reflected on this question, I found myself focused much more on the individual career journey and how, at times, the “what’s next” doesn’t always work out that well. I’ve been working in the […]... Read More