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March 2023 webinars for career professionals

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The following webinars, taking place in March and hosted by a variety of organizations, will examine topics including trauma, supporting international students in work-integrated learning and addressing microaggressions.

Presenting the Business Case For Disability Inclusion Within Your Organization (RespectAbility)

March 3

Lately, the business community has come to recognize the economic value of disability inclusion. This webinar will equip internal advocates to make the business case at their place of work, becoming champions of disability inclusion while raising profits and revenue.

Navigating norms: supporting international students in WIL and (re)establishing professional identities (CEWIL Canada)

March 7

In what ways do students cultural norms inform their expectations and experience within international education and WIL? This presentation will unpack research findings relating to international students experiencing Canadian cultural norms, challenges/barriers and recommendations for delivering culturally relevant WIL.

Hope-Filled Engagement Through Curiosity and Creativity (Manitoba Association for Career Development)

March 7

This webinar will support participants to:

  • Explore creative, stackable tools to initiate career conversations with clients of varying needs.
  • Discuss how to can use curiosity to ask better questions and deepen career conversations.
  • Develop a “big picture” snapshot that will help you assess first actions and provide clients with a more hopeful view of their current situation.
  • Create an inspiring and tangible path to help clients take action and experience success.
Strategies for Developing and Sustaining Employer Engagement (BCCDA)

March 8

In this session, participants will learn:

  • Practical, effective strategies and skills to keep employers engaged
  • Tips to help employers hire jobseekers of all levels
  • The qualities that make for strong connections and engagement
Let’s Talk Procurement: New BC Bid System (ASPECT BC)

March 8

This virtual meeting will take a solutions-based approach to discussing the following topics: the new BC bid system, Work BC 2.0 for unsuccessful bidders and government procurement in general.

The role of education in an interconnected world? (OECD)

March 9

It is becoming ever more important to support students to be active citizens who can help build more sustainable, equitable and resilient societies. How should education systems respond? This webinar will explore how schools can help students navigate and thrive in an interconnected world.

The environment, ethics and careers (NICEC)

March 14

The need to address the problems caused by climate change and continued environmental damage have become urgent. This seminar is an opportunity to share views about the career guidance sector’s future role in supporting sustainable living and working, the ethical questions this poses and how our understanding of careers may need to change.

The Human Skills Gap: Empowering Our Youth with the Missing Piece (NCDA)

March 15

Educators have an incredible opportunity to unlock the potential of our next generation. Making human skills a core – and explicit – part of the everyday classroom experience will lead to engagement, well-being and thriving communities.

I’m fine. You’re fine. Everything’s fine. Except when it isn’t (CPHR Manitoba)

March 17

How can leaders better understand how trauma affects their workplace and themselves? What strategies can leaders incorporate for greater self-regulation? How can leaders hold space for others who have experienced trauma? This interactive webinar will take a deeper dive into this topic.

Microaggressions: Microinterventions and microaffirmations (Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion)

March 21

Microaggressions are common in the workplace, and sometimes we don’t know how to address them. This webinar will provide participants with the tools to identify and address microaggressions effectively in the workplace.

Reigniting Employee Motivation to Drive Innovation in Your Workforce (Brandon Hall Group)

March 23

This webinar aims to empower participants to break down barriers and reignite employees’ motivation and engagement, including through building meaningful growth opportunities, upskilling and reskilling, improving work-life wellness and more.

Supporting Mental Wellbeing for Youth Transitioning to the World of Work (CACEE)

March 28

This webinar is designed for adult allies who are supporting youth to navigate the transition from post-secondary education to the world of work in institutions and in workplaces. It will be led by RBC Future Launch and supported by panelists from Jack.org and the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.

Supporting Clients with Mental Health Issues (CDAA)

March 30

This webinar will offer strategies that can help when providing careers counselling to clients with mental health issues. Gain tips for setting up your practice appropriately, signs you may observe in clients with common mental health concerns, maintaining role boundaries as a careers professional and when and how to refer the client for further clinical support.

How to Navigate Crucial Leadership Moments and Deliver Great Performance (Harvard Business Review)

March 30

The hardest part of leadership is mastering inevitable high-risk, high-stakes challenges. This webinar highlights a new coaching framework and explores how to anticipate critical moments, as well as how generate options and quickly evaluate them before acting.

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Lindsay Purchase is the Editor of CERIC’s CareerWise website and CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program and Toronto Metropolitan University’s Food Security certificate program.
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Lindsay Purchase is the Editor of CERIC’s CareerWise website and CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program and Toronto Metropolitan University’s Food Security certificate program.
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