We are pleased to announce this year’s roster of Spark! speakers at Cannexus18! Speakers: Dr…
Athabasca University (athabascau.ca), Canada’s Open University, is dedicated to the removal of barriers that restrict access to and success in university-level study and to increasing equality of educational opportunity for adult learners worldwide.
Canadian Positive Psychology Association (positivepsychologycanada.com) is an organization that is dedicated to improving the psychological health of all Canadians through the dissemination of research, knowledge and applications in positive psychology.
The Career Directory, (canadastop100.com/tcd/) published by Mediacorp Canada Inc., is Canada’s longest running editorial career guide, which lets new graduates match their university degree or college diploma with employers that are interested in their academic qualifications. Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (canadastop100.com/young_people/) is an annual editorial competition published by Mediacorp Canada Inc. that recognizes employers that offer the nation’s best benefits for younger workers. Employers are evaluated by a team of editors on the programs they have to attract and retain young people, including paid internship opportunities, co-op, and work-study programs, the availability of mentorship and training, and career management programs.
Career/Lifeskills Resources (clsr.ca) Quality resources for career/work counsellors and HR Professionals. We offer assessments, DVD’s, curriculum, and other materials from: Personality Dimensions, JIST Publishing, ASPECT, and many others. Our mission is to promote life skills and career development by providing the highest quality resources, services and training to meet the needs of career counsellors, human resource professionals, psychologists, educators, and their clients.
Career Colleges Ontario (careercollegesontario.ca) Strong Support – Strong Voice – Quality Education – Student Success. Established in 1973, Carer Colleges Ontario is a provincial voice for career colleges. Career Colleges Ontario has over 290 members who contribute to the province’s economy by training over 60,000 students annually in hundreds of essential, skilled fields. Visit our website or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
Career Professionals of Canada (careerprocanada.ca) is a uniquely Canadian member-driven association. Our members represent all sectors and regions across Canada and include employment consultants, career coaches, resume writers, interview coaches, outplacement consultants, recruiters, and a wide variety of other career professionals. An Association of Career Professionals, we are working together for career success!
CERIC — the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) (ceric.ca) is a charitable organization that advances education and research in career counselling and career development. We support the creation of career counselling-related research and professional development for a cross-sectoral community through funding project partnerships and our strategic programs. Our strategic programs are Cannexus, ContactPoint/OrientAction and The Canadian Journal of Career Development.
ChatterHigh.com (ChatterHigh.com) is a free web 2.0 ten minute activity that makes exploring “What are my opportunities” fun! Discover how teachers are integrating a simple ChatterHigh assignment into Education and Career/Life Planning courses to help create real exploration and engagement with current post-secondary and career options.
CRG Consulting Resource Group International, Inc. (crgleader.com) If you are a professional practitioner in career counselling and career development, we ask you to challenge your current thinking in regards to assessments. Over the past 30 years, CRG has established a switch rate of over 80% from other options such as MBTI, DiSC, True Colors, and other assessments in the marketplace. We are dedicated to providing the best possible solutions.
Dad Central (dadcentral.ca) is committed to strong, healthy children by affirming and valuing the bond between fathers and their children, Dad Central Ontario works to provide relevant and well-crafted information for fathers and for individuals, agencies, and programs working with fathers.
Douglas College (douglascollege.ca) is one of BC’s largest public post-secondary institutions. The Training Group at Douglas College provides customized labour-market services and training to more than 4,000 clients annually through career management, employment attachment and workplace skill enhancement services. A leader in Essential Skills training and curriculum development, it offers the only Essential Skills Practitioner Certificate in Canada.
Eclectic Communications (eclectic.ca) offers customized blended learning solutions for organizations and individuals who want to communicate in a clear and understandable way. We offer writing workshops both online and offline.
Food and Beverage Ontario (foodandbeverageontario.ca) is a non-profit, leadership organization dedicated to advancing the interests of Ontario’s food and beverage processors. Our focus is on the success, prosperity and growth of the food and beverage processing sector. We work collaboratively with our colleagues and partners across the agriculture and food sector.
IELTS (ieltscanadatest.com) is a proud co-owner of the world’s most popular high-stakes English language test, accepted for study, work and migration; and manages a network of over 200 test locations worldwide including more than 25 locations across Canada on up to 48 test dates per year. IELTS is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to work or study where English is the language of communication. Candidates are tested in all four language skills – listening, reading, writing, and speaking – and can choose between the general or academic version of the test. IELTS is recognized by over 9,000 organizations worldwide including employers, universities, professional bodies, immigration authorities and government agencies.
Jobs.ca (Jobs.ca) and its 23 specialized job board network propose jobs targeted by sector or function everywhere in Canada. Each site also offers job alert services and career advice relevant to the chosen industry.
Magnet (magnet.today) Magnet is a not-for-profit social initiative co‐founded by Ryerson University and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Magenet empowers communities, organizations and individuals to search, find and share jobs and opportunities. / The Digital Media Zone (DMZ) (digitalmediazone.ryerson.ca) at Ryerson University is one of Canada’s largest business incubators and co-working spaces for entrepreneurs. The top-ranked university incubator in Canada and fifth in the world, it helps startups succeed by connecting them with customers, advisors, influencers and other entrepreneurs.
A leading publisher of scientifically validated assessments for more than 30 years, MHS (mhs.com) published the first commercially available assessment for Emotional Intelligence. The EQ-i 2.0® is used to identify critical determinants of workplace success, supporting and driving talent management initiatives.
Ontario Civil Construction Careers Institute (occci.ca) provides youth with insight into the Civil Construction industry and the many career opportunities that it provides, through increased public and government funding, knowledge and resources. & The Canadian Construction Association (cca-acc.com) is the voice of the national non-residential construction industry. It represents more than 17,000 members in an integrated structure of some 70 local and provincial construction associations.
Ontario Network of Employment Skills Training Projects (onestep.ca) is a province-wide umbrella organization for non-profit agencies that deliver training and employment programs with 100 member agencies across the province. We work closely with government on issues that concern our members. We are committed to continued professional development of the career and employment sector.
Ontario School Counsellors’ Association (osca.ca) As leaders in guidance and career education in Ontario, we provide resources and support for teacher/counsellors, students, parents and the community. We liaise with other like-minded organizations and associations to provide cohesive and relevant messaging around guidance, career education and trends.
ONTransfer.ca (oncat.ca). Established in 2011, the Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) was created to enhance student pathways and reduce barriers for students looking to transfer among Ontario’s 44 publicly funded postsecondary institutions.
Prospect Human Services (prospectnow.ca) works with individuals and employers to create a diverse and inclusive workforce. At the heart of our efforts is a desire to break down barriers that prevent people from finding meaningful work. In doing so we help people fulfil their employment potential and help employers broaden their talent pool.
Supply Chain Management Association (scmanational.ca) Labour market research predicts that there will be 65,000 new jobs in supply chain management every year for the next five years. Do you know enough about this sector to provide effective guidance? If not, visit the Supply Chain Management Association.
Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (tru.ca) is a public institution and a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. We are mandated by the Government to provide open learning programming and an educational credit bank. TRU-OL opens the door to accessible, recognized and quality post-secondary education, offering 57 programs and over 500 courses.
The Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA Canada) (vracanada.com) is the leading national organization representing and advocating for vocational rehabilitation professionals. Our focus is to assist in removing barriers and returning individuals to work, or the best possible outcomes.
Webfolio (webfolionational.ca), created by the Service de placement de l’Université Laval (SPLA), is now available nationwide! This online tool for self-reflection is helping students to know themselves better and build a career plan, as well as making strategic choices regarding their transition to the labour force.
We are pleased to announce this year’s roster of Spark! speakers at Cannexus18! Speakers: Dr…
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