Strengthening Mental Health Through Effective Career Development: A Practitioner’s GuideIn the wake of a global mental health movement, career development practitioners now have a new resource to help them understand how career development interventions support positive mental health. Strengthening Mental Health Through Effective Career Development: A Practitioner’s Guide – written by Dave Redekopp and Michael Huston of […]Continue reading
Check out what practitioners are always telling us about the Yakety Yak Conversation Cafe, see the winter 2020 dates and venues. We’d love to see you.Continue reading
Transitions to Work is a nine-week workplace readiness program starting February 2020Continue reading
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Empowering Transitions to Works is a 9 week employment readiness program starting February 12, 2020.Continue reading
Career growth is the stage of career development that focuses on getting the most out of your job. In this stage you likely have a stable job with few barriers to success and are looking to find some meaning and purpose in your job. A great way to find purpose in anything you do is […]Continue reading
Job maintenance is the stage of career development that is often forgotten. Most people think career development ends when you get a job, however job maintenance is all about keeping that job and being effective in that job. In this article, we will cover two important things about job maintenance; firstly, how to deal with […]Continue reading
Looking for work can be a daunting process for people. Writing resumes, scrolling job banks online, and preparing for interviews can be stressful. There a million articles out there about writing a resume and preparing for an interview; this article instead aims to go over some other keys to getting a job.Labour Market InformationWe have […]Continue reading
Skills enhancement is all about developing skills that will serve you in your career pursuits and make you more employable. This article is dedicated to figuring out what skills you should be developing and how you can develop them.How do I know what skills to develop?There are many general skills that are a good idea […]Continue reading
This article is all about the Job Readiness stage of the career development journey. In this article we will cover what it means to be in the job readiness stage, examples of what it looks like to successfully move through this stage, and resources to help you in this stage. What does it mean to be […]Continue reading
Happy Career Month! Canada Career Month 2019’s tagline is “Explore the Possibilities.” We here at the CEC decided that our interpretation of this messaging would be to spread public awareness of the 6 stages of career development and help people find out what stage they are in and how to continue their journey. To do […]Continue reading
November is Canada Career Month, and it is fast approaching! Canada Career Month is a celebration of career development and career practitioners, led by 3CD. To help celebrate the amazing work done by CDPs, people all over the country are holding different events to educate the public about career development and help to connect CDPs. […]Continue reading
November is Canada Career Month and the CEC is celebrating! From 10:30-11:30 on Friday, November 1st join us at Sugar Mama’s bakery on Elizabeth Avenue for a morning of cake, coffee and career celebrations! To register for the event, please visit https://employmentcollaboration.ca/events/career-month-2019-launch-coffee-and-cake-for-breakfast/!Continue reading
Why Consult? Outlining the Benefits of the Upcoming CCCD Consultation ProjectWhat is Consultation?Consultation is an opportunity for your unique perspective to be shared! This upcoming CDP Competency Framework consultation project is about the CCCD hearing from a broad range of CDPs about what the delivery of services looks like from their desks and the potential […]Continue reading
Are You A Career Development Professional (CDP)?DefinitionsMost of our work here at the CEC is focused on Career Development Professionals, or CDPs. But, what is a CDP? Below is the Canadian Council for Career Development (CCCD) definition:“Career Development Professionals help individuals navigate learning and work transitions across the lifespan. Career Development Professionals enable individuals to […]Continue reading
November 14, 21 & 28, 2019 with Seanna Quressette, Tina-Marie Christian and CCPAContinue reading
The deadline to submit nominations is December 1st, 2019.Continue reading
The Project The Canadian Council for Career Development (CCCD) is looking for the input of Career Development Professionals (CDPs) all across Canada on the new CDP Competency Framework. Consultation sessions will be held in all over the country by different consultation facilitators trained by the CCCD. Our very own Elayne Greeley will be Newfoundland and Labrador’s […]Continue reading
Housing Catalyst Fund allows the City to be a catalyst for practical and collaborative projects that produce tangible housing solutions. Applicants can apply for up to $10,000 per project. The application deadline is the last Friday in November.Continue reading
Dec 13, 2018
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Subscribe Organizational Profile: Avalon EmploymentWhat kinds of employment programming does Avalon Employment offer? Avalon Employment offers supported employment to its clients. This can range from accommodations at work to compensation for employers and much more. What groups within the community does Avalon Employment primarily serve? Avalon Employment serves only people in the community with intellectual disabilities. What are […]Continue reading
Subscribe Organizational Profile: Single Parents AssociationWhat kinds of employment programming does SPAN have? SPAN offers 2 types of employment services in St. John’s and Carbonear: class sessions and individual counselling. Class sessions are 5 week, half-day sessions that cover topics surrounding career planning. Individual counselling allows clients to work one-on-one with a career practitioner and the […]Continue reading
Subscribe Organizational Profile: Waypoints NLWhat kinds of employment programming does Waypoints offer? Waypoints offers 3 main employment programs: the Youth Are Working program, the Amplify program, and general employment outreach. Youth Are Working (YAW) is a 25 week skills link program for 18-25 year olds. It consists of 5 weeks of skills training and a […]Continue reading
Subscribe November is National Career Month!In Canada, the month of November is National Career Month! This year, we have the pleasure of working with Canada Career Month and the Canadian Council for Career Development (CCCD). The theme of this year’s Career Month is: “I Know I Can Because…” This theme endeavours to have people in […]Continue reading
Subscribe Organizational Profile: John Howard SocietyWhat kinds of employment programming does JHS have? The John Howard Society offers the C-STEP program which provides intensive rehabilitative services to offenders and ex-offenders. There are two main portions to the program: Cognitive Restructuring-Based Group Interventions, and Employability Skills Development.Employability Skills Development mostly refers to career practitioners working one-on-one […]Continue reading
Subscribe Organizational Profile: WRDCOver the summer, the CEC endeavoured to profile some of our partners. We contacted our partners and asked them a few simple questions about their employment services, as well as their overall organizational mission. The first partner that we have the pleasure to profile is Women in Resource Development aka WRDC.What kinds […]Continue reading
They have been approved for: 3 non – EI eligible positions, 1 EI eligible positionContinue reading
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Subscribe Register for Without a Home 20182nd National Survey on Youth HomelessnessThe Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, in partnership with the Home Depot Canada Foundation and A Way Home Canada, will be launching the second National Survey On Youth Homelessness this Fall 2018! The first survey is the only pan-Canadian study of young people experiencing homelessness. Now, we’re aiming […]Continue reading
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Subscribe CBDC Trinity Conception’s Annual ReviewCheck out what the CBDC has accomplished this yearWe are pleased to share with your the Newfoundland and Labrador CBDC’s Annual Review for 2017-2018 highlighting the accomplishments of our 15 CBDC’s. Please follow this link to our webpage for download of the Annual Report. CBDC Trinity Conception would like to thank ACOA, […]Continue reading
Subscribe What is a Connection?We’ve talked a lot about making and maintaining connections in your professional network via LinkedIn, but we haven’t answered the most important question on the topic: what is a connection? To some, the answer may seem obvious, but the definition of a connection can be quite nebulous and hard to pin […]Continue reading
Subscribe How to Leverage LinkedInSo far, we’ve talked about how to make a stunning profile, how to make valuable connections, and, of course, why LinkedIn is the ideal platform for online professional networking. Now, we’re turning our attention to another key part of LinkedIn: what to post. Posting on LinkedIn can be broken down into two […]Continue reading
Subscribe Youth Opportunities @ Choices for youthDo you know a young person between 18-29 who has not been successful with employment? Choices for Youth can help! From pre-employment programs to social enterprise employment, CFY has many opportunities to help youth explore employment and personal development. Opportunities include:Jumpstart Pre-Employment ProgramOngoing employment trainingEmployment within a CFY social […]Continue reading
Subscribe How to Leverage LinkedInThe most important thing to remember about LinkedIn is this: LinkedIn is not a social networking platform, LinkedIn is a professional networking platform. This is what makes LinkedIn unique and the ideal place to make and maintain your professional connections.In terms of making connections, LinkedIn offers you the chance to connect with people based on […]Continue reading
Subscribe R&D That ProfileLast week we gave you some basic tips to ensure your LinkedIn profile is functional and professional. This article is for anyone who wants to shake things up a bit and get the most out of this adaptable social network. Here are _ tips for anyone willing to put just that little […]Continue reading
Newcomers and refugees can search existing programs and services in St. John’s including career and employment supports and services.
Here are some top motivational tips from the Women’s Economic Council’s Rachel Tessier on staying motivated!1. Understand your why.Knowing why you want to pursue something new is important, as it gives purpose to everything you do moving forward. Whether it be writing a list or talking to a close friend or family member, try to […]Continue reading
Subscribe R&D that Profile: BeginnerTell me if this sounds familiar: somewhere along the way you figured that as a professional, you should have a LinkedIn account. So, you made one, 5 or 10 years ago, and over time it’s gathered dust while you turned to Twitter and Facebook for professional networking. Now LinkedIn is the […]Continue reading
This month, the CEC made the decision to stop using Facebook and begin focusing social media efforts on the platform LinkedIn. But why? Why move from the well-known and widely used platform of Facebook, to the more obscure platform of LinkedIn? Here are 4 reasons why LinkedIn is THE platform for career practitioners.1. LinkedIn is […]Continue reading
June 5, 2018
Each Monday morning at New Hope’s Springdale Street location. Service is by appointment or drop-in.
Posted April 17, 2018
Did you know that Bridge the gApp has been updated?
May 7, 2018
NLHH has posted presentations from their April 24-26 conference in Gander.
Posted April 30, 2018
Provide your views on adult literacy issues.
Posted April 24, 2018
Do you want to present at their annual development conference entitled Challenge & Opportunity: Evaluation in our Current Economic Climate.
Posted April 10, 2018
NLACL is inviting expressions of interest from individuals who are interested in serving a two-year term as a Regional Representative on the Board of Directors.
Posted March 22, 2018
The Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Council is seeking to fill up to 15 positions.
Posted March 22, 2018
Canada Service Corp
March 8, 2018
WRDC, in partnership with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, announce the 2018 Trades Scholarships for Women. Six scholarships of $1,500 will be awarded to female students pursuing a skilled trades program in Newfoundland and Labrador.
February 20, 2018
Check out this Cannexus18 session favourite.
February 12, 2018
Share this new resource with colleagues in your community.
February 2, 2018
They have moved from downtown to city centre. Check out their new location at 115 Rope Walk Lane.
February 2, 2018
Her role is to focus on providing better bridges between employer demand and local employment agencies who are supporting adults with intellectual disabilities and ASD who are ‘ready willing and able’ to work.
UP Skills for Work focuses on the employability skills that learners require most to find and succeed in their employment. Find out how the program works, host a workshop and find new resources.
Jan 22, 2018
On January 17th the Professional Development Committee hosted 25 career practitioners from 8 community agencies to learn about the 5 pathways to certification, practical considerations and Q & A. See what we discussed and download the presentation here.
This is a time to celebrate the contributions of immigrants and celebrate diversity. The Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism (OIM) would like to advise you all of our recently released Call for Proposals for activities during Multiculturalism Week. Find information here on how to apply.
CCA has exciting new role helping newcomers.
December 6, 2017
My First Job program matches graduates at MUN or CNA with local businesses for a 16-week placement.
Dec 13, 2018
Dept. of AES&L is undertaking a partnership with College of the North Atlantic to expand employment planning services to college campuses across the province.
Nov 30, 2017
Application Deadline Dec 8, 2017
Nov 28, 2017
We will be grateful with your participation in this survey.
Nov 25, 2017
A huge shout out goes to our community and correctional partners.
Oct 27, 2017
Kim White isn’t looking for a mansion, but even a modest home seems out of reach