CLSR Catalogues

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

CLSR at CANNEXUS

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

CLSR -New & Improved BESI

The Barriers to Employment Success Inventory (BESI) is one of our best-selling assessments, and for good reason. It gives your clients a quick and easy way to identify the hurdles and obstacles that stand in the way of job success.  While it only takes about 20 minutes to complete, the BESI not only helps your … Continue reading CLSR -New & Improved BESI

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 – 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