What is Career Development?

“Profession Development is the long lasting procedure of overseeing learning, work, recreation, and changes keeping in mind the end goal to advance toward an actually decided and advancing favored future.”

Source: Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners (2012)

Profession Development administrations are projects and administrations that are proposed to help people to investigate and deal with questions identified with employability, course, aptitudes advancement, self-awareness, movement, and having any kind of effect. Such administrations are given in a wide range of settings.

There are sites and aides and self improvement apparatuses that assistance people to investigate and locate their own particular learning and work bearings and settle on their own all around considered decisions.

There are various wellsprings of vocation advancement bolster that are not “proficient” support but rather that can be very viable. These incorporate guardians, systems, guides, and businesses. Many individuals deal with their own vocation improvement freely or potentially with the assistance of their own circles of contacts and bolsters and never look for outer help.

For the individuals who need or need to profit by proficient help, there are profession courses and focuses in schools, junior colleges and colleges that assistance guide individuals to the assets they require and give gathering and individual encourage if necessary to settle on very much considered decisions and to make fruitful advances from school to work.

There are group organizations and business workplaces that assistance guide individuals to learning and work and that likewise give gathering and individual encourage if necessary to investigate learning and work alternatives, settle on choices and prevail with regards to looking for some kind of employment.

There are human asset offices in numerous work environments to help representatives to create and execute their profession designs.


Who can help me with my Career Development?

Vocation Development Practitioners have particular information and mastery to help you with your profession improvement needs. In Alberta, and a few different regions in Canada, Career Development Practitioners may have accomplished the Certified Career Development Professional (CCDP) assignment. This intentional assignment is verification that a Career Development Practitioner has shown they have the skills sketched out in the Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners and additionally a base level of training and experience identified with the calling.

“Profession Development Practitioner is an umbrella term that alludes to any immediate specialist organization in the vocation advancement field. This incorporates however is not restricted to: profession professionals, vocation instructors, profession data experts, vocation administration advisors, work improvement officers, business bolster laborers, work encounter organizers, work designers, position facilitators, vocation mentors, and professional restoration specialists. Despite the fact that the expression “guide” has truly been utilized with many occupation titles in the field (e.g., business advisors, restoration instructors, vocation advocates), lately there has been expanding acknowledgment that a “vocation advocate” has a particular extent of training (see the Career Counseling Specialization).  Employers are urged to utilize titles without “directing” in them for all representatives and specialist co-ops who are not proficient instructors/advisors.”

“Profession Counseling alludes to an individual or gathering process which underscores mindfulness and understanding, and encourages individuals to build up a wonderful and significant life/work course. Vocation directing is utilized to control learning, work and progress choices, and additionally to oversee reactions to changing work and learning situations over the life expectancy. Profession Counselors (i.e., the individuals who give Career Counseling administrations) have a one of a kind extent of training and concentrated guiding capabilities – they are completely able vocation improvement experts and furthermore completely equipped advocates.”

Be Part Of Our Conference – Cannexus

CERIC, the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling, presents Cannexus — a bilingual National Career Development Conference designed to promote the exchange of information and explore innovative approaches in the areas of career counselling and career development.

The Cannexus conference was first held in 2007 and continues to expand in scope and impact. The conference offers delegates robust programming and relevant professional development opportunities at competitive rates. Networking opportunities abound!

Be part of Canada’s largest conference for career counsellors, career development professionals and the career services sector! Cannexus is growing  more than 1,000 participants registered this past year from across Canada and internationally  and will take place at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa.

Learn More About This Conference At cannexus.ca or Call us at Tel: 416.929.2510

An Outstanding Program

Conference delegates can listen to world-class keynotes and choose from 100+ education sessions. Topics include:

  • Effective counselling & facilitation techniques
  • Labour market information
  • Career assessment tools
  • Post-secondary & graduate employment
  • Talent management & leadership development
  • Social media in job search
  • Working with diverse populations (newcomers, youth-at-risk, Indigenous)

Cannexus provides delegates the opportunity to participate in both of Canada’s national languages and simultaneous interpretation is available for all keynote addresses. Approximately one third of the sessions are delivered in French or with simultaneous interpretation.

The conference also features an Exhibitor Showcase. This showcase gives delegates a prime opportunity to discover many products and services for all areas of the career development field.

By participating in Cannexus, conference delegates will benefit by enhancing professional development, organizational productivity and client service effectiveness.

Learn More About This Conference At cannexus.ca or Call us at Tel: 416.929.2510