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Video Recordings of Career Theories and Models at Work

Career Theories and Models at Work with authors Mei Tang, Kimberly A.S. Howard and Tom Luken.

Webinar #1: Enhancing Accordance Between Person and Environment Through an Ecological Career Counselling Approach with author Mei Tang
• Recording: https://vimeo.com/372438825
• Download slides: https://bit.ly/32vTu8w

Webinar #2: Developmentally Aligned Career Programming for PK-12 Students: The Conceptions of the Career Choice and Attainment Model with author Kimberly A.S. Howard
• Recording: https://vimeo.com/372904274
• Download slides: https://bit.ly/2NZpqwN

Webinar #3: An Innovative Acceptance and Commitment Approach to Career Theory and Practice – Why, What and How? with author Tom Luken
• Recording: https://vimeo.com/372438954
• Download slides: https://bit.ly/34RCmLS

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  • November 18, 2019

#WhereDoIStart: An Introduction

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 […]

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  • November 1, 2019

What Are You Doing For Career Month?

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. […]

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  • October 20, 2019

Career Month 2019 Launch: Coffee And Cake for Breakfast

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/! 

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  • October 18, 2019

Why Consult? Outlining the Benefits of the Upcoming CCCD Consultation Project

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 […]

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  • October 11, 2019

Are You A Career Development Professional (CDP)?

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 […]

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  • October 4, 2019

What Do You Think? A Consultation of Career Development Professionals

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 […]

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  • September 27, 2019

Organizational Profile: Avalon Employment

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 […]

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  • November 15, 2018

Organizational Profile: Single Parents Association

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 […]

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  • November 13, 2018

Organizational Profile: Waypoints NL

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 […]

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  • November 8, 2018

November is National Career Month!

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 […]

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  • November 8, 2018

Organizational Profile: John Howard Society

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 […]

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  • November 6, 2018

Organizational Profile: WRDC

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 […]

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  • November 2, 2018

#RisingYouth – A Community Grant Program

RisingYouth is a grant program that empowers anyone in Canada, aged 15 – 30, to launch a community service project of their very own! Funding can be used to support ideas implemented by one or two youth, for instance; community events or gatherings.

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  • September 13, 2018

LinkedIn and Core Competencies

The core competencies provided by The Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners are the guiding principles for all Canadian career practitioners. There are a variety of best practices  to perform to strengthen their core competencies. Here’s why using LinkedIn is one of them.C1 Professional Behaviour C1.1 Adhere to the Code of Ethics and […]

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  • August 20, 2018

What is a Connection?

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 […]

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  • August 17, 2018

How to Leverage LinkedIn: Activity

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 […]

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  • August 15, 2018

Youth Opportunities @ Choices for Youth

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 […]

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  • August 10, 2018

How to Leverage LinkedIn: Connections

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 […]

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  • August 10, 2018

LinkedIn is THE Platform

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 […]

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  • August 2, 2018