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Now Accepting Clients At Our Oakville Location!

Hot on the heels of celebrating the two-year anniversary of our Toronto office opening (and helping almost 400 more people find their career paths since then!) we are very excited to announce that our company is growing and that we’ve opened a new office! To provide...

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We’re Expanding West!

With the growth of Calgary Career Counselling over the last 9 years in Calgary, and the successful expansion of our sister company Canada Career Counselling into Toronto, the decision to expand Canada Career Counselling into British Columbia was the next logical step...

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Happy 9th Anniversary to Calgary Career Counselling!

Calgary Career Counselling is celebrating it’s 9th birthday this month, having officially launched in August of 2009. It’s fun to think about how it all came about, and how far we’ve come as a practice that has helped thousands of Canadians! In the months leading up...

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Sealing the Leaky Pipeline: Retaining Female Talent

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...

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New Career in the New Year

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...

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Career Rebirth in Retirement

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...

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Post-secondary Career Planning: What NOT To Do!

“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...

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Post-secondary Career Planning: The DO’s

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...

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