2018

FREE webinars with Dr Mildred Cahill on Career Development for Young Children

While we know parents and teachers are important influences on children’s career development, little research has existed around the nature of this influence. New CERIC-funded research from Memorial University shows how the early seeds of career development in children, aged 3 to 8, are planted and how they can best be nurtured. Two free webinars based on this research – full of practical tips and activities – are now being offered by Dr Mildred Cahill on May 28 and June 1, 2018.

Announcing our stellar lineup of Cannexus19 keynotes!

CERIC is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for Cannexus19, Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference. Cannexus is designed to promote the exchange of information and explore innovate approaches in the areas of career counselling and career development. The conference takes place January 28-30, 2019 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa and is expected to welcome 1,000 delegates. Delegate registration will open on July 4, 2018.

New CERIC-NCDA webinar series with Spencer Niles explores mindfulness in career development

CERIC is partnering with the US-based National Career Development Association (NCDA) to offer a 3-part webinar series Reclaim Your Soul from Work: Making Choices that Honour Your Authentic Self with renowned career researcher and educator Dr Spencer Niles starting May 29, 2018. The webinar series is based on his highly rated keynote at the Cannexus National Career Development Conference earlier this year.

Choosing right career assessment tools the focus of new CERIC literature search

Career assessment helps individuals identify their abilities and interests as part of the career exploration and planning process. They are also important tools for organizations in selection, development and management of employees. CERIC new literature search on Assessment Tools for Career Development explores recent research in the area – from validation to ethical use.

New project to address unique career education needs of students with disabilities

A newly announced CERIC-funded research project aims to positively influence the practice of career educators by enabling them to work better with post-secondary students with disabilities in assisting them through their career transitions. Led by the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), the project seeks to determine the unique barriers and career transition issues for students with disabilities. It will also identify existing innovative career education practices and what professional development resources would allow career educators to maximize the impact of their interventions with this underserved population.

Latest literature search investigates career development as a lifelong process

The world around us is changing fast than ever, implying that we all need to continue to grow and develop in our careers or risk being left behind. This requires us to be adaptable, self-motivated lifelong learners. CERIC’s latest literature search Lifelong Learning and Career Development explores how lifelong learning practices enable successful career transitions in a knowledge economy.