CLSR – We’re Committed to Personal & Professional Growth

At CLSR we support and encourage personal and professional growth – for ourselves and for everyone that we serve. We believe that the opportunity to learn, in all the many forms that can take, is essential for personal growth and satisfaction. As well, on-going professional development serves to enhance the abilities of and recognition for … Continue reading CLSR – We’re Committed to Personal & Professional Growth

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 – 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 – 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!