Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution by Shifting Perspectives

When the clock struck twelve midnight on January 1st, the sounds of celebration blasted through the night, joyful for what they had achieved, relieved for what they were leaving behind, and hopeful for a new beginning and brighter days to come. In that time of reflection, many of us made commitments to improve ourselves in […]... Read More
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Career Recovery: A Chance to Re-think Our Purpose

The interconnectivity of our world’s realities and daily lives have always been there; however, today’s circumstances have made this fact glaringly obvious. The global pandemic and other social, cultural, and economic drivers have continually challenged our sense of agency asking us to re-think what a “good life” and our career futures are.  When we think […]... Read More
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Maximizing Career: Guidance & Development

Global Digital Careers Advocacy Series on YouTube Contributed by Raza Abbas As an impactful, global career practitioner during the Covid-19 pandemic, I reflected on the critical importance of career development services to countries around the world and to their respective citizens.  Many countries are experiencing lockdowns; society at large is shifting to new norms and […]... Read More
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“Beyond the Basics” Gets a Refresh

We’re excited to finally announce the publication of Career Development for Diverse Clients: Beyond the Basics. The book features 35 chapters examining the unique challenges that individuals from a variety of populations may face as they move their careers forward while simultaneously challenging complex barriers to their employment and career success. This re-imagining of Roberta’s […]... Read More

A Little Less Tell, A Little More Show

Consider the following scenario: You’re a professor at a local university. It’s Friday night and you’ve just received notice that as of Monday, you’ll no longer be able to set foot on the physical campus without explicit permission and all your classes will now be offered through your university’s e-learning portal – something you’ve never […]... Read More
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e-Learning with Life Strategies Ltd.

Life Strategies has been offering e-solutions for busy career development professionals (CDPs) since 2004 with the launch of the Career Management Professional Program (CMPP). We’ve refined and expanded our course offerings over the years, adapting to the emerging training needs of CDPs. We now offer several additional stand-alone courses – Case Manager, Job Developer, and […]... Read More
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Introducing Leadership 2020

Life Strategies is excited to see our very own, Herky Cutler, CMPP Instructor, has launched his own interactive LIVE show – details below. Leadership 2020 Hosted by Herky Cutler Join Herky Cutler for this interactive LIVE show on Facebook and YouTube, every Tuesday at 10:00 AM, MDT. Each week, Herky will feature a new aspect […]... Read More
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Welcome Practicum Students

It was over 10 years ago that I completed my own practicum with Life Strategies Ltd. during my undergraduate studies with Kwantlen Polytechnical University. Although we’ve hosted several students, both at the undergraduate and graduate level, it wasn’t until 2020 that we’ve been able to welcome back KPU students. This summer, we’re excited to have […]... Read More
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Adjusting to Our “New Normal”

Since its inception, Life Strategies Ltd. has been a home-based company with staff working remotely for at least part of their time, collaborating across communities throughout BC, Canada, and beyond. It’s not often you’ll find our staff and associates in the same place at the same time. We’ve embedded virtual solutions in a wide variety […]... Read More
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The Career Engagement Tools Are Here!

Roberta and Deirdre co-developed the Career Engagement model to bridge the world of career counselling and employee engagement. Since then, the model has been introduced throughout Canada and internationally (e.g., China, Indonesia, Singapore, Slovakia, Vietnam). Building from a holistic view of “career,” the Career Engagement model can support success in work, learning, and life. We’ve […]... Read More