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Many of these upcoming events are FREE for members of Career Professionals of Canada (CPC). All Career Practitioners are welcome to register for professional development courses. Fees are in Canadian dollars and taxes will apply based on your province of residence. CPC Members receive a 50% discount on all professional development courses. If you choose to withdraw before the start of the course or event, we will apply a credit towards a future CPC course, program, or event and you will be charged a $100 administration fee.  No refunds or transfers are granted after this point. We can accommodate special online training programs for large organizations and groups; please contact us directly for more information.

    • 10/05/2019
    • 30/06/2019
    • Nominations Submitted Online


    Career Professionals of Canada is committed to setting the standard for excellence in the Canadian employment and career industry.

    If you are a PROFESSIONAL MEMBER you should be nominated for an Awards of Excellence.

    LEARN HOW YOU CAN BE NOMINATED IN 2019

    Recognizing outstanding individuals in our profession is one of our most important activities. The CPC Awards of Excellence benefit the general membership, individual members, career organizations, clients, and the industry as a whole.

    http://careerprocanada.ca/awardsofexcellence/

    The deadline for Nomination Submissions is July 1, 2019.

    • 19/06/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar
    Register

    LinkedIn can provide our clients with massive opportunity for networking and career growth. In a digital age, a good online presence can make a strong impression on a potential hiring manager, conveying your client's professionalism, competency, and personal brand.

    If you are a career professional who writes LinkedIn profiles or coaches clients on using Linkedln, this workshop is for you. In this 90-minute session, you will:

    • Develop a better understanding of different profile writing strategies
    • Understand what key content to include under the summary and experience sections
    • Gain insight on how to quickly and easily write the headline
    • Learn effective LinkedIn engagement strategies that you can share with your clients

    BONUS OFFER: Attendees of this workshop will receive several value-add materials including a LinkedIn content template that you can send to clients, examples of client-facing LinkedIn tip sheets, and a specially-designed questionnaire for writing LinkedIn summaries.

    Kristin Vandegriend is the founder of Career Story a career management company located in Burnaby, BC.

    With 15+ years of experience in the HR and careers field, she has coached and supported hundreds of professional clients in effectively finding work. As a Linked In enthusiast, she enjoys educating clients and career professionals on how to effectively use this digital platform for career and business success.


    CAREER PROFESSIONALS OF CANADA OPERATES ON A TRUST BASIS: Each individual participating in the webinar needs to register and pay separately for their access. If you would like to register a large group, please email info@careerprocanada.ca for your special pricing.


    • 27/06/2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Corporate Event Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
    • 25
    Register


    Today’s résumés are strategic. They effectively address each client’s unique value proposition along with any barriers and obstacles to employment. 

    If you haven’t updated your knowledge of current résumé strategy for a while you owe it to your clients – and yourself - to get up-to-speed. In this one-day workshop, we'll debunk many myths and misconceptions and ensure that your client’s résumé meets the standards demanded by today’s job market. 

    Members of Career Professionals of Canada (CPC), Ontario Association of Career Management (OACM), and CCDP recipients from the Career Development Practitioner Certification Board of Ontario (CDPCBO) receive a 50% discount on registration.

    We’ll cover many current strategies including:

    • Applying a Value Proposition Model to develop strategic, targeted résumés.
    • Creating strong client profiles using future-focused creative writing strategies and other modern techniques.
    • Understanding Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and how to penetrate them in order to improve relevance, ranking, and selection.
    • Employing keywords effectively to address human readers and robots.
    • Uncovering and writing effective accomplishment statements using a competency chart, and SMART and SAR.
    • Addressing elimination factors and improving readability, scan-ability, and peruse-ability.
    • Mitigating various client barriers to employment in the résumé.
    • Reviewing, evaluating, and selecting a range of contemporary documents and designs.

    By participating in this dynamic, interactive workshop, you will gain practical experience and skill through the study of examples and the hands-on application of your new-found knowledge. Boost your confidence and competency in résumé writing mechanics, and help your clients produce strategic résumés for the current labour market.

    There will be ample opportunity to network during our complimentary continental breakfast. A light lunch will also be provided.

    If you have never had an opportunity to complete our online RES-01 and RES-02 certificate courses, or if you want an in-person refresher, this event is for you!

    Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development. Earn credits towards any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) you require.

    About the workshop facilitator:

    Sharon Graham is Executive Director of Career Professionals of Canada and author of leading career publications including Best Canadian RésumésBest Canadian Cover Letters, and The Canadian Résumé Strategist. She is the architect behind CPC’s Advanced Résumé Development Certificate Program and the Certified Résumé Strategist (CRS) credential. She researched and developed the curriculum for CPC’s Real-World Résumé Strategy and Technology Optimized Résumés courses among other professional development programs.

    A pioneer of innovations in the Canadian career development sector, Sharon has established certification, awards, mentoring, and networking programs for practitioners across the nation.

    Don’t miss the chance to meet Sharon Graham in person. Learn from “Canada’s Career Strategist” in this very exclusive workshop!

    Thank You to our Supporting Organizations!

     

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CPC COURSES

    • 08/07/2019
    • (EDT)
    • 19/07/2019
    • (EDT)
    • Distance Learning (2-Week Program)
    • 8
    Register


    Join us for Career Development Ethics & Standards.

    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 2-week online course.

    The Career Development Ethics & Standards Course (CDP-01) gives you the tools to confidently identify the ethical implications of difficult situations that can arise in the field of Career Development. Learn how you can apply a decision-making model to ensure that you are working ethically. By successfully completing this course, you will be fully equipped to handle ethical situations with confidence and integrity.


    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 2-week online course.

    • You participate in the online class and complete daily assignments on your own schedule.  
    • You have full access to all course material, videos, quizzes, forums, and assignments at any day and time during the course. 
    • You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions. 
    • Your course instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CDP-01

    Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.

    • Earn 20 hours towards any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) you require.
    • Complete the ETHICS requirement for your provincial Certified Career Development Practitioner / Professional (CCDP) Certification.
    • Work towards your the Certified Career Strategist (CCS) credential.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CPC COURSES

    • 08/07/2019
    • (EDT)
    • 19/07/2019
    • (EDT)
    • Distance Learning (2-Week Program)
    • 14
    Register


    Join us for this fully interactive résumé development course for practitioners.

    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 2-week online course.

    This Real World Résumé Strategy Course (RES-01) gives you tools to address each client’s unique value proposition, barriers, and obstacles. 

    A lot has changed in résumé writing. You can’t just use templates anymore. If you haven’t attended any résumé training in a while, then you need to get up-to-speed. We’ll address a range of elimination factors to ensure that your client’s résumé meets today’s industry standards. We’ll tackle many barriers to employment and uncover ethical and reliable ways to address them. You will learn to provide custom résumé support services to each client based on each individual’s background, objectives, and needs.


    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 2-week online course.

    • You participate in the online class and complete daily assignments on your own schedule.  
    • You have full access to all course material, videos, quizzes, forums, and assignments at any day and time during the course. 
    • You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions. 
    • Your course instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT RES-01

    Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development. Earn 20 hours towards any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) you require.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CPC COURSES

    • 22/07/2019
    • (EDT)
    • 02/08/2019
    • (EDT)
    • Distance Learning (2-Week Program)
    • 13
    Register


    Learn résumé optimization for ATS, Search Engines, and Social Media.

    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 2-week online course.

    Join us for Technology Optimized Résumés (RES-02)

    Recruitment technology trends advance very quickly and you need to keep up. Join us for this fully interactive course for practitioners. In this course you will learn and understand how Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) work. You will learn how recruiters use LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, company websites, and their own computers to find, sort, and select candidates. You will build a solid knowledge base that will enable your clients to submit their online applications and be found by recruiter. You will help your client create résumés that get through the system!




    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 2-week online course.

    • You participate in the online class and complete daily assignments on your own schedule.  
    • You have full access to all course material, videos, quizzes, forums, and assignments at any day and time during the course. 
    • You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions. 
    • Your course instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT RES-02

    Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development. Earn 20 hours towards any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) you require.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CPC COURSES

    • 22/07/2019
    • (EDT)
    • 16/08/2019
    • (EDT)
    • Distance Learning (4-Week Program)
    • 7
    Register


    Join us for Career Development Theory, Models, and Practices.

    This is an intensive 4-week online course. 

    The Career Development Theory, Models, and Practices Course (CDP-02) offers the foundation for the work we do in our career practice. You’ll explore a wide range of existing and emerging theories and models, which form the basis of current practice of the Career Development profession in Canada. You will build a critical mass of knowledge and skill as a foundation on which to base your practice.


    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 4-week online course.

    • You participate in the online class and complete daily assignments on your own schedule.  
    • You have full access to all course material, videos, quizzes, forums, and assignments at any day and time during the course. 
    • You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions. 
    • Your course instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CDP-02

    Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.

    • Earn 40 hours towards any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) you require.
    • Complete the THEORY requirement for your provincial Certified Career Development Practitioner / Professional (CCDP) Certification.
    • Work towards your the Certified Career Strategist (CCS) credential.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CPC COURSES

    • 07/08/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting
    Register


    Get social! Join us for a lively one-question brainstorming session.

    How (and where) do you reuse content you’ve written to serve other purposes?

    CPC tele-networking events are facilitated discussions between members of Career Professionals of Canada. They're a great way to network and learn along with your colleagues! 

    These sessions are conducted via Zoom Meeting (video optional). To join us, you will need a computer, tablet, or smartphone with camera, microphone, speakers, and headphones (optional). 

    Joining the Zoom Meeting is as simple as clicking on the link provided in your registration email. If you prefer, you can join us by conference call on a phone line instead. The choice is yours!

    • 19/08/2019
    • (EDT)
    • 20/09/2019
    • (EDT)
    • Distance Learning (5-Week Program)
    • 10
    Register


    Join us for Employment Interview Coaching.

    This is an intensive 5-week online course. 

    The Employment Interview Coaching Certificate Course (CDP-03) is designed to upgrade your skills and enable you to apply emotional intelligence, relationship building, value proposition, constructive feedback, and role-play in your client sessions. You’ll uncover effective strategies and new responses to challenging traditional and behavioural interview questions.


    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 5-week online course.

    • You participate in the online class and complete daily assignments on your own schedule.  
    • You have full access to all course material, videos, quizzes, forums, and assignments at any day and time during the course. 
    • You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions. 
    • Your course instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CDP-03

    Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.

    • Earn 50 hours towards any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) you require.
    • Work towards your the Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) credential.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CPC COURSES

    • 21/08/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar
    Register

    WEBINAR DETAILS COMING SOON!

    • 22/08/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Conference Call
    Register


    Board Meeting / Awards Meeting

    Board Meeting

    Meeting for CPC Advisory Board Members

    • Board Meeting takes place from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST.

    Awards Meeting

    Awards Judging takes place during the second part of the meeting.

    Please confirm attendance by registering for the meeting.

    • 27/08/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Conference Call
    Register


    Would you love to write an article or blog post?

    Join our communications team and share your insights with careerpros across Canada.

    Our communications team writes news features, press releases, and other articles for publication on our News Feed and Career Connections eNewsletter. We prefer topics related to resume, interview, employment, and career strategy related to the Canadian labour market and directed to career professionals.

    This event is open to any CPC members who are interested in joining the team.

    LEARN ABOUT CPC's COMMUNICATIONS TEAM


    • 04/09/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Conference Call
    Register


    Get social! Join us for a lively one-question brainstorming session.

    What do you do when a client gets the service they paid for but continues to ask for assistance?

    CPC tele-networking events are facilitated discussions between members of Career Professionals of Canada. They're a great way to network and learn along with your colleagues! 

    These sessions are conducted via Zoom Meeting (video optional). To join us, you will need a computer, tablet, or smartphone with camera, microphone, speakers, and headphones (optional). .

    Joining the Zoom Meeting is as simple as clicking on the link provided in your registration email. If you prefer, you can join us by conference call on a phone line instead. The choice is yours!

    • 23/09/2019
    • (EDT)
    • 25/10/2019
    • (EDT)
    • Distance Learning (5-Week Program)
    • 13
    Register


    Join us for Career Transition Consulting.

    This is an intensive 5-week online course. 

    The Career Transition Consulting Certificate Course (CDP-04) focuses on job search – the work search process and employment strategy. You will gain broad knowledge and expertise to assist clients with identifying their value proposition, writing their résumé portfolio, developing a marketing plan, using social media, and networking successfully. This course provides you with many opportunities to practice your career transition coaching and consulting skills. 


    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 5-week online course.

    • You participate in the online class and complete daily assignments on your own schedule.  
    • You have full access to all course material, videos, quizzes, forums, and assignments at any day and time during the course. 
    • You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions. 
    • Your course instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CDP-04

    Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.

    • Earn 50 hours towards any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) you require.
    • Work towards your the Certified Employment Strategist (CES) credential.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CPC COURSES

    • 02/10/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Conference Call
    Register


    Get social! Join us for a lively one-question brainstorming session.

    How does your approach to résumé writing differ across the spectrum of career levels?

    CPC Tele-networking events are facilitated discussions between members of Career Professionals of Canada. They're a great way to network and learn along with your colleagues

    These sessions are conducted via Zoom Meeting (video optional). To join us, you will need a computer, tablet, or smartphone with camera, microphone, speakers, and headphones (optional).

    Joining the Zoom Meeting is as simple as clicking on the link provided in your registration email. If you prefer, you can join us by conference call on a phone line instead. The choice is yours!

    • 08/10/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Conference Call
    Register


    Are you a social media enthusiast? Would you love to get more active on social media?
    Join our social media team. Learn, grow, and share.

    Our Social Media Team oversees our Career Club, LinkedIn, and Facebook. These forums provide members with a place to share information and offer support.

    This event is open to any CPC members who are interested in joining the team.

    LEARN ABOUT CPC's SOCIAL MEDIA TEAM


    • 28/10/2019
    • (EDT)
    • 29/11/2019
    • (EST)
    • Distance Learning (5-Week Program)
    • 12
    Register


    Join us for Advanced Résumé Development.

    This is an intensive 5-week online course. 

    Help your clients capture attention with strategic, customized résumés. Provide custom résumé support services based on each individual’s background, objectives, and needs. Refine your résumé writing skills. Address real-world client situations and barriers. Exploit Microsoft Office to develop custom, high-end résumé .

    Advanced Résumé Development (CDP-05) presents advanced strategic principles and technical practices for the development of résumés and cover letters for the Canadian market. These principles and practices will develop your range of expertise in strategic résumé writing. 


    This is a fully-facilitated, part-time 5-week online course.

    • You participate in the online class and complete daily assignments on your own schedule.  
    • You have full access to all course material, videos, quizzes, forums, and assignments at any day and time during the course. 
    • You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions. 
    • Your course instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CDP-05

    Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development.

    • Earn 50 hours towards any Continuing Education Units (CEUs) you require.
    • Work towards your Certified Résumé Strategist (CRS) credential.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CPC COURSES

    • 06/11/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Conference Call
    Register


    Get social! Join us for a lively one-question brainstorming session.

    What techniques, methods, or resources do you find most useful when providing career coaching/guidance?

    CPC tele-networking events are facilitated discussions between members of Career Professionals of Canada. They're a great way to network and learn along with your colleagues!

    These sessions are conducted via Zoom Meeting (video optional). To join us, you will need a computer, tablet, or smartphone with camera, microphone, speakers, and headphones (optional).

    Joining the Zoom Meeting is as simple as clicking on the link provided in your registration email. If you prefer, you can join us by conference call on a phone line instead. The choice is yours!

    • 20/11/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
    • Webinar
    Register

    WEBINAR DETAILS COMING SOON!

    • 26/11/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Conference Call
    Register


    Would you love to write an article or blog post?

    Join our communications team and share your insights with careerpros across Canada.

    Our communications team writes news features, press releases, and other articles for publication on our News Feed and Career Connections eNewsletter. We prefer topics related to resume, interview, employment, and career strategy related to the Canadian labour market and directed to career professionals.

    This event is open to any CPC members who are interested in joining the team.

    LEARN ABOUT CPC's COMMUNICATIONS TEAM