The New Retirement at Calgary Public Library

The “New Retirement” Career Vitality Services Inc. in partnership with Calgary Public Library is offering a free presentation entitled the “New Retirement” on Wednesday March 27th, 2013, 6:30-8:30 p.m.at the Crowfoot Branch(Googlle Map) of the Calgary Public Library. The two -hour presentation will focus on an overview of  the traditional and new models of retirement, as well as a presentation of 15 factors in the key life arenas of  self, family/relationships, work/career, leisure, health/wellness, spirituality/personal development and finance that will help attendees better understand the steps they need to take to plan and live a …

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Career Branding?

  Career Change and Personal Branding! Personal branding as it relates to careers occurs when an individual making a career transition creates an impression about how they are different than the next person. The main purpose of personal branding is to get the attention of the employer and to motivate them to choose you for the position they are looking to fill. Success in personal branding always starts with understanding what you are passionate about, the qualities that make you unique as an individual, what value you bring  to an employment situation, and, the personal and  career goals you want to achieve. The key is to work from…

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What is Retirement?

Purpose and Meaning in Retirement! The two terms I spend a great deal of time discussing in my practice at Career Vitality Services are purpose and meaning. I find this curious because as a child and young man I never really gave much thought to both the definition and connection of these two terms but now as a fifty four- year old and a Career and Retirement Coach they seem to have an ever increasing importance to both me and the people I serve. Now this is not a new realization for me as…

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Planning for Retirement?

  Are You Ready for Retirement?   Career Vitality Services is offering the “Preparing for Your Retirement” one- day workshop in Calgary on August 25th to help you define and achieve what you want out of retirement. Retirement Transition or any type of transition for that matter is a time of self-reflection and honesty about what is important to us as individuals. Our traditional work day uses up one-third of our day that is if we are working the traditional 8 hour work day, add an additional 6-8 hours of your day for sleep…

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Retirement Transition Workshop

    Planning For Your Retirement? August 25 ,2012 (Registration Deadline: August 22,2012 ) Are you ready for your retirement? Career Vitality Services is offering a informative and fun one- day workshop in Calgary.   Retirement Transition or any type of transition for that matter is a time of self-reflection and honesty about what is important to us as individuals. Our traditional work day uses up one-third of our day that is if we are working the traditional 8…

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Successful Career Change!

  Take a look at this article from Helen Burnett-Nichols on planning asuccessful career change.   Planning a career change? By Helen Burnett-Nichols, BrighterLife.ca July 24, 2012   Topics: Working life Comments (0) While some people are fortunate enough to find their true calling on their first try, for others, finding the job that best matches their strengths, skills and interests may call for a career change – or several as they search for it. Vancouver resident Fannie Smith made a successful change, with the help of careful planning. After working in…

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Happy Retirement!

  Preparing for Your Retirement     July 28,2012 (Registration Deadline: July 25th) Are you ready for your retirement? Career Vitality Services is offering a informative and fun one- day workshop in Calgary. Learn the 15 factors of a successful retirement in the key areas of Career and Work, Health and Wellness, Finances, Family and Relationships, Leisure, and Personal Development and create a retirement lifestyle that is right for you. For more information contact Brian at (403)978-9134 or info@careervitality.ca .     Participant Quotes; "Just want to say "thank you" for your Understanding Retirement" class, Brian.  It…

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Pre-Retirement Workshops in Calgary

  Why Should Employers Invest in Pre-Retirement Workshops for Their Employees? RETIREMENT  is a major life decision that could potentially be the longest life stage and how it is planned will have profound impact on both individuals and their employers. Employees who are nearing retirement are often rather stressed and anxious as retirement can loom large within the psyches of people who have spent 30 plus years in the workforce. Employers may think that it is not their responsibility to care for their employees’ emotional well-being when they are long gone from your organization…

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Career Workshops in Calgary

  Interview Strategies and Techniques Workshops Career Vitality Services Inc. is offering an Interview Strategies and Techniques workshop in June  “Wow” prospective employers during your interview with your knowledge, preparation and how your skills and abilities fit what they are looking for in a new hire!

Interview Strategies and Techniques
Learn how to;  Conduct labour market research about the industry and organization that will help you in the interview process. Understand the key words found in  job adverts that employers look for in successful candidates. Determine how  your skills match up with potential employment opportunities. Prepare for the…

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Careers in Calgary

The Power of Labour Market Information! The value of Labour Market Information(LMI) for a people looking for work or changing careers in Calgary is immense and the process of gaining this information starts with the following three questions. What Is Labour Market Information? What Is The Value of Labour Market Information?  Where Do I Access Labour Market Information? One of the best sources of information to answer these simple questions about the complex and sometimes confusing world of Labour Market Information is a free publication offered by Alberta Employment and Immigration entitled  “Making Sense Of Labour Market Information

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