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Career Professionals of Canada is the national association for career practitioners.
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Career Professionals of Canada is a uniquely Canadian not-for-profit association. We are the leading member-run, volunteer-driven social enterprise in Canada. Our members support clients in all provinces and territories, from coast to coast to coast. CPC members:

  • Help people successfully navigate work, learning, and life transitions.
  • Are coaches, counsellors, educators, consultants, coordinators, specialists, writers, administrators, managers, and executives.
  • Work in universities and colleges, government organizations, non-profit services, and private sector businesses.
  • Guide clients in career development, work-life coaching, interview coaching, employment consulting, and résumé writing.

If you strive to help people through their career journey, we invite you to join us. We are an inclusive national association for aspiring and expert career professionals. No matter what experience or education you hold, you have a home with us. Join us now:

By joining Career Professionals of Canada you are making an investment in your personal and professional development. You'll increase your connections, enhance your expertise, and raise your visibility. We'll help you gain contacts, credibility, and credentials in our profession.

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Career Professionals of Canada News Feed

CPC Member of the Week: Amber Hicks

Amber Hicks is a dedicated Employment Counsellor, certified by the Winnipeg Transition Centre (University of Winnipeg). She has also completed CPC’s Work-Life Strategist program. Amber holds additional credentials as a Strong Interest Inventory Practitioner from Psychometrics, a Motivational Interviewer from Empowering Change, and a Job Developer from the Ontario Disability…

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How to Help Clients Deal With Nepotism in the Workplace

Have you ever worked for a company where relatives or close friends were treated much differently than staff who had no connection to management? If so, you can probably relate to your clients when they talk about nepotism; career-related favouritism based on an employee’s relationship to those in power at…

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CPC Member of the Week: Kristina Fernandez

Kristina Fernandez is the National Bilingual Manager of Program Coordination, Innovation, and Quality with NPower Canada. In this role, she works nationally, supporting individuals in achieving their career goals. A member of CPC and a Certified Work-Life Strategist (CWS), Kristina is grateful for the community of like-minded professionals striving to make…

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Marketing Your Career Service

In 2020, I made the career transition from corporate recruitment to independent career service provider. I had been a recruiter for 15 years and decided it was time to make a move. At the time, all my social media and online presence was entirely centred around being a recruiter. Having…

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CPC Member of the Week: Nicolas Wang

Nicolas Wang is the Career Service Manager at Acsenda School of Management, a post-secondary institution in Vancouver. In his role, he provides valuable support to international students and newcomers, offering various services, resources, and programs to help them secure employment opportunities. Nicolas considers completing his Career Development Practitioner (CDP) designation through…

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Key Skills Needed in Job Development

Job development is a distinct and specialized role in the realm of career development. Career professionals who perform the important work of job development have a specific set of qualifications, skills, and qualities. In our current labour market, Job Developers are in demand and their unique skillset is held in…

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The Career Professional's Creed

A Declaration of our Code of Professional Conduct in Real-World Language

"I am proud to be part of a helping profession. In all interactions with clients and colleagues, I demonstrate unwavering ethics, integrity, and purposeful kindness. I consistently act with professionalism, practicing only within the boundaries of my qualifications. I seek out opportunities to learn and grow because my clients deserve leading-edge support. I embrace the values of diversity and inclusion, showing respect to all clients as I ensure their unique needs are met and their dignity is maintained. The members of my community of practice are my strongest allies and collaborators. Collectively, we nurture trusting and effective relationships with the individuals we are privileged to serve."

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