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“With artificial intelligence, smart machines, and robots replacing humans in predictable, repetitive tasks, the uniquely human capacity for imagination, empathy, creativity and innovation is a final frontier for humans. Uncaging students’ creativity through project-based learning linked to issues they care deeply about will prepare them to build fulfilling lives and to make the world a […]
Leading organizations recognize the need to attract and retain underutilized sources of talent, including women. Doing so is key to remaining competitive in a global market and in addressing anticipated skill shortages or mismatches. Having a critical mass of women at all levels of an organization, including senior management, has also been linked to […]
When I first chat with my mid-career clients, they often ask if it is normal for people to change careers at their stage of life. I reassure them that people are making more career changes than ever before and it is never too late to pursue your dreams. Change is an emotional journey. We may […]
As we traditionally conceptualize retirement as leaving the workforce, the title of this article may seem a bit strange; however, there is a growing trend where retirees do not leave the workforce completely. Instead, they shift their careers. For some, retirement provides an exciting opportunity to reinvent themselves and do something new. For others, it […]
“My dad told me I could be an accountant, a doctor, or a lawyer. I was good with numbers so I decided to study accounting. I find my courses dry and boring. Do I push through or risk disappointing my parents?” – Pat*, 22 “I’m taking a mix of courses at college to decide what […]
With post-secondary application deadlines looming, this is the time of year when many grade 12 students are reflecting on what they’d like to do once they graduate. Thinking of all the possibilities can be exciting, yet it can also be daunting to sort through all of the options. When deciding which step to take next […]
Welcome back! I hope you have been able to start using some of the strategies mentioned in my first post on maternity leave career planning. You are not alone in navigating this process as many other women are going through a similar transition. Of all of the working women who do become mothers, 90% will […]
Welcoming a new baby into the family is often an exciting and emotional time for new parents. It is also a significant life transition. This phase of life may bring to mind images of parents decorating baby rooms and choosing baby names, but another crucial thing to consider is maternity leave career planning. Though this […]
It can be intimidating for a young professional to enter into a leadership role that might require managing employees as old as his/her parents! How does a young millennial pup ease into a managerial position and gain the respect of the team? These five tips will help you gain confidence and be an effective leader: […]
Canada Career Counselling can help you to establish a fulfilling career direction and make strategic career-related decisions. Through your work with one of our Registered Psychologists, Career Coaches, and/or Advisors, you’ll walk away from career counselling feeling confident in the choice(s) you’ve made and the steps you need to take to reach your career goal!
Based in Toronto, we serve people coast to coast in Canada. We offer one-one-one sessions in person as well as distance sessions by phone or through video/web conferencing platforms.
While Canada Career Counselling is a private organization that provides fee-based services, many benefit/extended health plans provide coverage for sessions and assessments with our Registered Psychologists.