Have you ever been so deeply engaged in a task, hobby, or activity that you completely lost track of time? Maybe you even forgot about your physical needs, like eating or using the bathroom. Psychologists have dubbed this experience as “Flow”. It was Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a Ukrainian psychologist, who studied and identified this state of […]
Career Spotlight is our new monthly feature where we interview someone in the Calgary community about their line of work. This month’s spotlight is on Dental Hygiene, and we talk to Mona T. about her work as a hygienist. Q: How did you get into this career? I’ve been doing this since 1970. I wouldn’t […]
John* had a prestigious job that he’d worked hard to achieve. He managed to get into a rather competitive program, completed it successfully, and landed a job immediately following graduation. John felt like he had finally made it! His time, effort, and investment had finally culminated in a well-paying job in the career he […]
It’s an exciting time for those of you (or those you know) who have just recently graduated from high school and are off to the next stage in your education path: post-secondary! While exciting, it can be somewhat daunting. Bigger class sizes, new instructors and students, as well as more freedom and independence are just […]
In the first post, we discussed the causes of workplace toxicity. Below are some action steps that can be done to prevent the weeds of toxic leadership from flourishing: ** – Select the right leaders and avoid promoting the wrong ones. This topic is near and dear to us at Leadership Success Group, and there […]
Why do there seem to be so many toxic workplaces out there? And why would we choose such a strong word to describe workplaces? Well, when it comes to impacting people’s well being, both physically and emotionally, toxic is not an exaggeration. Adding a difficult recession to this, with limited resources and fear of job […]
Whether you love or hate the Calgary Stampede, you will inevitably be forced into attending one or more social functions over the ten day event. If you’re thinking about making a career change, attending a company event may be the last thing you feel like doing—but think again! Stampede events are prime networking opportunities! Here […]
Calgary Career Counselling is coming up on its eighth anniversary in July, and, as I reflect on these past years, I am proud not only about the firm having helped thousands of Canadians, but that we have donated our time and services to many individuals and organizations along the way. As a career and workplace […]
Are you someone, or do you know someone, who has military experience and are looking to find a way to maximize that experience and training to develop or start your civilian career? Many have struggled to find a way to blend and market what they know and have learned from their commendable service to […]
Here are five LinkedIn pitfalls that many users make and suggestions on how to fix them: 1. Don’t have an incomplete profile. Recruiters are using LinkedIn to find great candidates like you, so make sure they can find you. Fill in all the sections that are relevant to you. Add rich detail, using keywords […]
Career counselling with a Registered Psychologist or Career Coach is an excellent way to make career decisions and find a fulfilling career direction. The process of career counselling includes personality, interest and values assessments, and coaching sessions to ensure you find the right career path for you. All career counsellors at Calgary Career Counselling are Master’s- and Ph.D.-level Psychologists and Career Coaches with extensive experience helping people reach their full potential.
We’re a private organization offering fee-based services, but many extended health plans cover Registered Psychologists. Further, we regularly donate our time to helping those in need with career planning presentations and individual career counselling. Our current relationships include The Calgary Women’s Immigrant Association and Discovery House.
Calgary Career Counselling Office: Suite 305 - 1167 Kensington CR NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 1X7 (403) 261-5085