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Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association’s (CCPA) 2018 Conference

Mark Franklin was your Career Buzz correspondent interviewing keynoters and speakers on-site at the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association’s 2018 Conference in lovely Winnipeg, Manitoba. The CCPA aims to help practitioners and researchers who work in the mental health field. For the first time ever, there are five (and soon to be six) generations working side [...]

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association’s (CCPA) 2018 Conference

Mark Franklin was your Career Buzz correspondent interviewing keynoters and speakers on-site at the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association’s 2018 Conference in lovely Winnipeg, Manitoba. The CCPA aims to help practitioners and researchers who work in the mental health field. For the first time ever, there are five (and soon to be six) generations working [...]

The Secret Weapon to Organizational Change Success

From mergers to downsizings, 70% of corporate change initiatives fail. The culprit in most cases is terrible communication, which allows a combination of vivid imaginations and social media-fuelled rumours to create a mess -  that may take years to fix. Elizabeth Williams has learned the lessons from epic change failures. Now operating her own [...]

Taking a Workplace Sabbatical: Perfect Springboard to Career and Life Renewal

What is it like to take a years sabbatical? How do you organize one, not if you’re a professor or a teacher, but as an employee in a regular Canadian workplace? Caterina Sanders shares her experiences from a one year global travel sabbatical with her family. She’s back at work at Habanero Consulting in Vancouver [...]

6 Easy Steps to Optimize your LinkedIn Profile: Tell your Story and Own your Brand

"LinkedIn is the site where we’re investing time, not wasting time," Leslie Hughes, LinkedIn optimization specialist and owner of PunchMedia, told Career Buzz listeners. "Linkedin is not the sexy social media site, it’s not the one everyone goes to gleefully every morning," said Leslie, but it is the business network, so it pays to make [...]

Starting over at 35

On the surface Melissa Hughes had it all. In her words “On the outside, my life at 35 looked great  —  a promising career, a doting partner, an elegant home, things, vacations, a big engagement ring, money in the bank… There was just one problem: I wasn’t happy.” After a series of career error corrections [...]

Actionable Books and Legacy Circles

This week, Diane Doyon speaks about a program to help adults 50+ plan for a future of meaning and purpose using Career Legacy Circles. A process to help maintain a Work-Life balance and to prepare for leaving the workforce, while maximizing the legacy left behind. As well at 36:42, Chris Taylor shares his novel approach to bringing the [...]

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 [...]

Learn from your failures with founder of Fail Forward. Plus, how to use Open Badges.

  Starting from a side project, Ashley Good founded the world's first failure consultancy, Fail Forward. Hear how she encourages us to embrace, create and evolve from failure. After a first career at TVOntario, Don Presant became involved in educational technology for career development. Tune in to hear founder of Learning Agents share insights about [...]

At the Crossroads of Human Resources and Recruiting

  Tim Baker, CHRL, Independent HR Consultant at Tim Baker HR and Editor of Learning at The HR Gazette Shanna Landolt, President of The Landolt Group, Recruitment and Executive Search Firm, Editor of Recruitment Strategy at The HR Gazette, and Author of "Secrets of a HeadHunter" Bill Banham, Publisher of The HR Gazette http://www.careercycles.com/NEW/MP3/careerbuzz-2014-10-29.mp3 Click [...]