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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

CLSR – Always Assess the Assessment

With so many options out there, how do Career Development Professionals choose assessments that will work for their clients?  There really is no simple answer to this question, and it requires some homework on our part to find what we need.  I will go into details about the different types of career assessments in a … Continue reading CLSR – Always Assess the Assessment

CLSR – The Transformative Power of One

A while ago I had the pleasure of attending the first AGM of the CDPCBO – another acronym to add to the list! The CDPCBO is the Career Development Practitioners Certification Board of Ontario who are spearheading Ontario’s career development practitioner certification process. The Keynote Speaker for that event was Sareena Hopkins, who for the … Continue reading CLSR – The Transformative Power of One

CLSR – I’m a grown-up, and I still don’t know what I want to be!

As career professionals, we know that it is very difficult to help our clients/students find employment when they don’t know what they want to do; or maybe what they do want does not have any openings in today’s labour market… I always wanted to be a telegraph operator!  This is why Career Exploration is so … Continue reading CLSR – I’m a grown-up, and I still don’t know what I want to be!