On the Road Again

Four of CERIC’s upcoming 2019 roadshows will feature their publication, Career Theories and Models at Work: Ideas for Practice. Roberta, one of the co-editors will be joining the CERIC team and, in some cases, some of the book chapters’ authors, to share insights from the publication. These free events are a great opportunity to learn […]... Read More
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Meet Our Summer Student: Jennifer Sumner

This summer, we utilized the Canada Summer Jobs program to hire a summer student, Jennifer Sumner. Below she shares her experience with us.  My name is Jennifer Sumner and I am an elementary and high school teacher currently completing my Masters in Counselling Psychology at the University of British Columbia. I am passionate about lifelong […]... Read More
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21 Tools to Coach Future Leaders

Article submitted by Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D., International Leadership Guru “A true Master is not the one with the most students, but one who creates the most Masters. A true leader is not the one with the most followers, but one who creates the most leaders.” —Neale Donald Walsch The findings of Kelly Global Workforce Index […]... Read More

Career Theories and Models at Work Launched at Cannexus19

Roberta Neault has been working with co-editors, Nancy Arthur and Mary McMahon, on Career Theories and Models at Work: Ideas for Practice, a compilation featuring submissions from original theorists and those who have adapted the work in unique ways to inform career development practices. It includes chapters from 60 of the leading career researchers and practitioners from four continents and […]... Read More
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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
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Interviews & Contract Negotiations in the Gig Economy

As career practitioners, how equipped are you to support your clients to navigate interviews, contract negotiations, and terms of employment in the gig economy? When individuals work for more than one organization or juggle multiple overlapping contracts, there will inevitably be times when scheduling conflicts occur, priorities need to be re-set, or back-up plans must […]... Read More

What is the Difference Between Coaching and Counselling?

I’m often asked this question and, to be honest, my most typical answers are either “it depends” or “not much.” However, that’s not the whole answer. In the Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners (S&Gs), we’ve conceptualized the work of career counsellors as situated at the intersection of that of counsellors and career […]... Read More

Career: It’s Becoming a Hot Topic

It’s interesting to observe how many folks who are not career counsellors or practitioners are talking, quite definitively, about careers. Many of them have their own unique definitions of “career,” quite separate from the international field of career specialists grappling with definitions, developing theories, and supporting individuals and organizations with career development and career engagement […]... Read More

Being Helpful . . .

It’s very normal to associate “being helpful” with doing something tangible. For example, people help by giving information, offering advice, making connections, or, on a very practical level, providing tangible supports like making a meal, childminding, or giving someone a ride. It can be much harder to recognize that the most helpful “things” aren’t very […]... Read More
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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