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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Dutch Career Conference – Nov. 28, 2013

Nov
26

From Insecurity and Doubt to Hope and Confidence: Evidence of Positive Outcomes Using a Holistic, Narrative Method – Keynote and Workshop by Mark Franklin

Did you attend the conference? Please let us know what you liked! What questions do you have? Post your response below or respond with an email to mark [at] careercycles.com   Thank you!

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by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

Sarah and Greg’s nonlinear career journeys on Career Buzz

Nov
20

November 20, 2013


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The twists and turns of two non-linear career journeys. Hear Mark Franklin interview Greg Malszecki and Sarah Hendry on Career Buzz.

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by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

Who you are MATTERS! game day – Sat., Nov 23, 1:00 – 3:30pm

Nov
19

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 Join us for an interactive group discovery experience designed to develop a strong sense of self so you can make healthy career and educational choices!

WHO SHOULD COME: Individuals in early-, mid-, late-career professionals, parents and their sons and daughters (grade 12 and up).

Through storytelling, Who You Are MATTERS! sparks meaningful conversation, and helps participants connect the dots in their lives, identify unique strengths and learn from each other while building essential life and career skills.

“Excellent opportunity to explore, consider and reflect. It gave me a greater understanding of my desires, natural interests and qualities, and an appreciation for others playing the game. 5 out of 5 – I consider the game to be a engaging experience.” ~ Anthony Hopkins, Director, Careers & Employer Partnerships Centre, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University

You can expect to:

  • Identify at least 20 strengths, desires, personal qualities, assets, influences and natural interests
  • Feel more excited and confident as you continue the process of making career and life choices
  • Believe that ‘who you are matters’ when making career and life choices
  • Leave with a Career Sketch & Career Statement to help you move forward
  • Meet and network with other like-minds in community

DATE: Saturday, November 23, 2013

TIME: 1:00 – 3:30pm

WHERE: 873 Broadview Avenue, Toronto. We’re on the second floor.  Directions and parking info here.

COST: $20.

RSVP: service [at] careercycles.com or 416 465 9222

Looking forward to seeing you!

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

A Gem of a career. A career in Gems

Nov
17

November 13, 2013

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diamonJonathan Goldberg sat for hours each day cutting diamonds from rough stones into the polished diamonds you see in jewelry. As a trained diamond grader he worked in a diamond-cutting factory, and in the diamond-trading centre of Antwerp. After doing an MBA, Jonathan worked as an investment banker, and friends asked about the best place to buy a diamond engagement ring. Which led him to found Kimberfire, where he’s now CEO of a company offering a new way to buy diamonds.

Ron Gashinski started his mining, geology and gemmology career as a summer student working in the iron ore mines of Northwestern Ontario. After stints as an exploration geologist for Falconbridge Nickel Mines and Esso Minerals, Ron became an accredited gemmologist, eventually getting promoted to Chief Gemmologist of Ontario. He now consults around the world on diamonds and gemstones and is working on projects in Canada, Botswana, and Greenland.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

Career Buzz is Finalist in National Challenge. Please Vote!

Nov
13

Did you know a plan to expand Career Buzz has been selected as a finalist in the National Challenge to promote Career Development run by CERIC? I was pleased that an entry I submitted was chosen among other very worthy ideas. Only one wins though, and you have three votes to influence the outcome!

Here’s how to vote: 1) Register with the National Challenge site at the top right of http://ceric.ca/nationalchallenge/  2) Click the orange button marked ‘Top 10 Finalists’   3) Click on an idea’s title to read it.  4) Vote by clicking the thumbs-up icon on the left panel. Hint: You can use all three votes for a single idea (or you can spread your votes out).  Do consider voting for: Reach more Canadians with inspiring career stories by expanding existing radio show, Career Buzz

Please forward this to colleagues and friends who’d appreciate the chance to vote.

You can see others have already harnessed their networks so there’s some catching up to do! Deadline to vote: Nov. 29.  Another worthy entry is Career Development Challengewith which I’ve been involved. Thank you!

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by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

by Mark Franklin

Practice Leader at CareerCycles, Toronto-based career management social enterprise: career counselling, employee engagement, training.

 

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