Job search and career advice on TikTok  

Career coaches and hiring experts are giving advice on the popular Gen Z app, TikTok. While the accounts below are not endorsements, the accounts offer bite-size tips that career professionals may find useful for students and professionals navigating the job market. Who do you follow for career advice on TikTok? Share in the comments below! … Read more

4 reports that caught our eye the week of June 19, 2022

CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are four reports that we found interesting this week. Job Posting Trends in Canada: 2021 Update (Future Skills Centre) As the COVID-19 pandemic entered its second year in 2021, there continued to be significant impacts on the labour market. Focusing … Read more

Resources for career professionals working with Indigenous youth

Indigenous populations are the fastest growing in Canada, and First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth contribute significantly to the labour market. However, gaps in labour market outcomes with non-Indigenous youth remain, with Indigenous youth facing higher levels of unemployment. Career professionals and educators can support Indigenous youth on their educational and employment journeys by connecting … Read more

3 reports that caught our eye the week of June 12, 2022

CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are three reports that we found interesting this week. Labour Force Survey, May 2022 (Statistics Canada) Employment rose by 40,000 (+0.2%) in May and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.1%. Overall, employment gains were driven by increases for women … Read more

12 resources for supporting LGBTQ2+ clients’ career development

For career professionals to adequately support LGBTQ2+ jobseekers, they must understand the challenges and barriers this client group can face, as well the immense diversity that exists within it. It is important to be aware of effective and appropriate communication and resources that may benefit clients. Celebrate the LGBTQ2+ community this Pride by building your … Read more

3 reports that caught our eye the week of June 5, 2022

CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are three reports that we found interesting this week. Meet the Future: How employers gain from helping young people get career ready (OECD) This report summarizes data to look at how career guidance from employers and people in the workforce … Read more

June 2022 webinars for career professionals

The following webinars, taking place in June and hosted by a variety of organizations, will examine topics including post-COVID labour markets, career influencers and using Instagram to reach students. Jobs and Skills in Transition to a Net-Zero Economy (The Diversity Institute and Future Skills Centre) June 6 There is growing consensus supporting Canada’s transition to … Read more

Bridging the gap: Resources relating to disability and employment

Canadians with disabilities tend to be underemployed compared to those without disabilities. Stigma and inaccessible workplaces make it challenging for many who want to and are able to work find sustainable employment. Statistics Canada research found that among those with disabilities aged 25 to 64 years who were not employed and not currently in school, … Read more

3 reports that caught our eye the week of May 15, 2022

CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are three reports that we found interesting this week. From the Frontlines: An urgent agenda for decent work (Workers’ Action Centre) Filled with the voices of workers, this report provides an overview of the key issues workers face today and … Read more

6 international LinkedIn groups for career professionals to join today

The world of career development crosses borders and countries. Fortunately, LinkedIn provides opportunities to stay abreast of industry trends and connect with like-minded peers regardless of geography. Joining LinkedIn groups can help Canadian career professionals and guidance counsellors expand their network and knowledge – including among their peers internationally. These groups, which are based outside … Read more