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Canadian Positive Psychology Association 2018: Tim Pychyl on Procrastination, Plus Ryan Niemiec & Margarita Tarragona

Mark Franklin was your Career Buzz correspondent interviewing keynoters and speakers on-site at two conferences: the Canadian Positive Psychology Association’s 2018 Conference in Toronto.  The CPPA promotes the science and practice of positive psychology - and facilitates collaboration among researchers, practitioners, teachers, and students in Canada. Up first is Dr. Ryan Niemiec who is the Education Director of the VIA Institute on Character. It’s a global, non-profit organization in Cincinnati, Ohio that advances [...]

Take our kids to work! And, building a thriving workplace

  How can parents help their sons and daughters learn about the world of work? The Learning Partnership was founded in 1993 to build important bridges between leaders in education and leaders in business. It’s a national charity dedicated to advancing publicly funded education. Take Our Kids to Work is The Learning Partnership’s signature program. [...]

The value and variety of professional development to help you in your career

How do you get started in a career in training and development? We’ll be joined by John Moudakis, Manager of Professional Development and Career Services at the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers. Also joining us will be Carolyn Smith, who is OSPE’s Manager of Corporate Communications and Digital Media. Carolyn will help us learn about [...]

Bridging programs for internationally educated professionals

  Amena Zafar is an educator and career coach who has worked extensively with youth and the not so young - from all over the world.  Ten years after finishing an MBA, Amena went back to school to get another graduate degree in adult education, where she focused on youth empowerment and community engagement. While [...]

The Joys & Challenges of Working Parents

  Guest Host Jennifer Mackey; career counsellor working with the Amazing Team of experienced career counselling and coaching professionals at CareerCycles; interviews Licensed Paralegal and Founder of Mizon Paralegal, Christine Mizon, about the joys and challenges of working parents. Christine is a working parent of a 17-year-old daughter who recently changed her career for the [...]

Notice what awakens career excitement.

Oct. 26, 2011 http://careercycles.com/NEW/MP3/CB-2011-10-26.mp3 Click to listen or download When Gregg Brown worked in the restaurant business, he was asked to do training: “they plunked me in front of a flipchart and it felt very good.” He’s always been in training, from sitting his sister down in front of a chalkboard when they were kids, to [...]

What can we learn from the wind about making career and life choices?

When you feel the wind in your face, most people don’t realize the moving air isn’t ‘pushed’ from the direction it’s coming from, rather, it is ‘pulled’ in the direction it’s going. This lack of clarity about how wind works parallels many people’s lack of clarity around making effective career and life choices. You may look [...]

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