You’ve just finished your degree and invested the last 4+ years of your life into making sure that you’re prepared with the skills and expertise to land a job in your field. You’re ready and willing to work, but nobody seems ready or willing to hire you. Sound familiar? With 40% of recent university graduates […]
Career Spotlight is our monthly feature where we interview someone in the Calgary community about their line of work. This month’s spotlight features a local Entrepeneur Q:How did you become an entrepreneur? I was always an entrepreneur, even as a kid, it is innately who I am. I […]
You’ve received a job offer, and after much contemplation you realize it does not feel like the right fit. Perhaps it’s something about the work itself or the corporate culture that doesn’t quite resonate for you. Or the pay is so much lower than you anticipated that negotiation seems fruitless. Or you’ve had a better […]
Career Spotlight is our monthly feature where we interview someone in the Calgary community about their line of work. This month’s spotlight features Residential Real Estate Law, and we talk to Lou P. about his work as a lawyer. Q: How did you get into this career? Practicing law was not my initial objective, […]
As 2018 beings, take some time to reflect on where things stand with your career. What projects did you work on? What wins did you have? What needs to be completed? While many of us prefer not to dwell on the past, looking back can help you look forward. Here are a few tips to […]
Career Spotlight is our new monthly feature where we interview individuals about their career paths. This month we talk to Joe Compton about his career as an Author, Filmmaker and Web Producer Follow Joe on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Instagram Q: How did you get into this career? I’ve always had a passion for storytelling. […]
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 […]
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