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Visit us at Perspectives 2018 in Toronto

If you’re attending Perspectives 2018 on June 11th and 12th, make sure you stop by to say hi to Brad Whitehorn… or if your manager is going, make sure to tell them to stop by.  We will have a bunch of our most popular resources on display so you can have a look at them.  … Continue reading Visit us at Perspectives 2018 in Toronto

CLSR – The Forgotten Role of The Guidance Centre in Canadian Career Development

I recently read Career Development Practice in Canada: Perspectives, Principles, and Professionalism, and was particularly interested in the first chapter, The Emergence of Career Development in Canada. This interest is due, in no small part, to the fact that I’ve been invol    ved with this field since the early ‘70's, specifically with The Guidance Centre, … Continue reading CLSR – The Forgotten Role of The Guidance Centre in Canadian Career Development

CLSR – The Workplace Excellence Inventory

It’s always exciting when a new resource crosses my desk; I am the first person here that gets to try it out and I get to let everyone know what I think of it.  Maybe I get too excited by assessments, but it’s who I am, and I’m not about to change any time soon.  … Continue reading CLSR – The Workplace Excellence Inventory

CLSR – World Creativity and Innovation Week

Marci Segal has been a long-time colleague, partner, and friend with CLSR; her work in the field of Creativity has inspired us, and thousands of people around the world.  Career Development Professionals by nature need to be creative in their work, facing new challenges all the time; so consider how infusing some Creativity in your … Continue reading CLSR – World Creativity and Innovation Week

CLSR – Questions, Questions, So Many Questions

When facilitating a job interview workshop, or even a one-on-one coaching session it is important to demonstrate different scenarios and perspectives; using video resources allows you to show your clients different approaches without having to rely on your acting abilities.  Video resources are also a great addition to a career library for different learning styles.  … Continue reading CLSR – Questions, Questions, So Many Questions

CLSR – Paper or Plastic?

Lately we’ve seen an increase in customers asking our advice on whether they should make the jump from pencil/paper-based assessments to online administration.  While there is no right or wrong answer, there are definite pros and cons for each; it all comes down to what will work best for you and your clients.  I’ll share … Continue reading CLSR – Paper or Plastic?

CLSR – Active Engagement, Anniversary Edition

Anyone that works in the Career Development field in Canada, or several other countries for that matter, knows that Norm Amundson is one of the most respected individuals in the field.  As an educator, author, speaker, and overall nice guy, his work has influenced countless Career Development Professionals.  Earlier this year, marking the 20 year … Continue reading CLSR – Active Engagement, Anniversary Edition