CLSR – Twenty years in the making — and we’re just getting started!

Imagine that. It’s been 20 years since we first opened our doors! Truly amazing. In some ways I can’t believe that I actually took the leap away from the University of Toronto and into entrepreneurship. Lots of sleepless nights went into making that decision. My husband had always said that he never wanted to be an … Continue reading CLSR – Twenty years in the making — and we’re just getting started!

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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 – 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!

Why CLSR?

Over the years I have been asked the “why?” question – “why did you open CLSR?” The best answer comes from a conversation on an airplane... A number of years ago I was on a plane headed to a career development conference and I overheard a conversation in which a counsellor was recounting some very … Continue reading Why CLSR?