Career Professionals of Canada is the national association for career practitioners.
We are a member-run, volunteer-driven social enterprise.
Build your credentials, gain contacts, and increase your credibility.
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:
- Become a member and network with career professionals.
- Take courses and get current professional development.
- Achieve your national certification and get recognized.
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.
We're working together for your career success!
Career Professionals of Canada News Feed
Fostering Inclusivity: How Career Development Professionals Can Support the 2SLGBTQI+ Community in the Workforce
In today’s diverse and inclusive workplaces, career development professionals have a duty to ensure that everyone, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, has equal opportunities to thrive. Supporting the 2SLGBTQI+ community in the workforce isn’t just a matter of compliance; it’s a commitment to creating an environment…Read More
Do you want to be the interview coach that clients brag about? Would you like to be known as the go-to interview expert your clients refer their friends and colleagues to? I recently talked to a friend who, two full years after landing a job, is still enthusiastically and gratefully…Read More
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ABC Life Literacy Canada is a national charitable organization that champions literacy by empowering adult learners, raising awareness, and supporting the adult learning sector. The organization develops and supports the use of foundational learning materials and helps to build the capacity of the sector by convening and connecting the adult…Read More
Continuous learning, or ongoing learning, is the process of acquiring new skills and knowledge on an ongoing basis. It is essential for jobseekers who want to stay competitive and relevant in the changing labour market. In this blog post, we will share some of the benefits of continuous learning for…Read More
Career professionals are not exempt from the universal truth that learning is a lifelong journey. Even for seasoned professionals well into their careers, there is always room for growth and development. In a rapidly changing professional landscape, adaptability and continuous learning become more critical than ever. This article explores how…Read More
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."