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With many of us shifting our workspaces from an office environment to the kitchen table, our ability to use our favourite paper-based assessments has disappeared. I’ve written before about the pros and cons of online vs paper-based assessments before, and I definitely have reasons for choosing both, but the circumstances we’re all in right now, … Continue reading Best Practices For Online Assessments
The provincial government has announced a 28 day extension to the emergency measures already in place keeping physical operations of all non-essential businesses closed until at least May 12th, 2020. During this time we are unable to fulfill any orders of print materials, however the CLSR team is working diligently from home to support our … Continue reading COVID-19 Update – April 15th
The Province of Ontario has mandated the shutdown of non-essential businesses effective immediately. The health and safety of our employees, our customers, and the public at large are of utmost importance, and for this reason we will be ceasing our operations until further notice. Resumption of operations will depend entirely on the communications received from … Continue reading Update – COVID 19 Announcement
Due to the progressing risks of COVID-19 in Ontario, we have made the difficult but important decision to close our office location immediately. We have made this decision with the well-being of our employees, customers, and communities in mind. We will continue to monitor this situation closely as we look forward to re-opening our office … Continue reading COVID-19 Announcement
I’m not sure how it got here so quickly but we’re well into 2020 already! Year ends always seem to be a time to look forward with great anticipation and to look back and reflect. To be honest, I always prefer to look ahead, not behind. But I realize, as every driver knows, rearview mirrors … Continue reading Happy (belated) New Year!
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend Karen Kloibhofer. Karen has been a member of the CLSR family from the beginning and she will be greatly missed by all of us. She was an incredibly uplifting person who touched the lives of many; especially her “kids” at … Continue reading CLSR – Remembering Karen Kloibhofer
If you’re a regular follower here, you’ll know how much I stress the importance of choosing assessments that are statistically reliable and valid. This doesn’t mean you need to study assessment manuals, looking at every little detail, but it’s a good idea to have a glance, and see if there are any gaps. Remember, it’s … Continue reading COPSystem, still reliable after all these years
It is a sad day for the CLSR family today; it is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Kate Jones. Kate was an amazing person that touched the lives of many individuals, and was many things to many people; trainer, author, editor, coach; but most important, she was our friend. Kate together … Continue reading CLSR – Remembering Kate Jones
The last batch of our print catalogues is headed out today. If you haven’t gotten yours in the next week or so, let me know and I’ll make sure you get one. Even though we live in a digital age with easy access to huge amount of information literally at our fingertips, there’s something to … Continue reading CLSR Catalogues
At the end of January I had the opportunity to attend #CANNEXUS19 – A national conference for Career Development Professionals put on by the good folks at CERIC. Despite being held at the end of January, in Ottawa, quite possibly the coldest time of year, in one of the coldest cities, it was well worth … Continue reading CLSR at CANNEXUS