Career Developments is a quarterly publication that profiles progress in the field of career development nationally and internationally, including updates on training, certification, evidence-based research, policy and practice.

Career Developments is published by the Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF) in collaboration with the Canadian Council for Career Development (CCCD).

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Career development professionals have specialized skills and training to help you with the lifelong process of managing your living, learning and earning.

While career development professionals can assist in job search, their role can also be much broader – helping you to build the life you want to live.

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More and more career development professional associations have initiated – or are in the process of initiating – certification.

In Canada, there are two “streams” with respect to certification – one for Career Development Practitioners and the other for Career Counsellors. While there is overlap in these roles, the scope of practice, the requisite competencies and road to certification are distinct.

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