Pre-Retirement Transition Workshops for Employees

  Pre-Retirement Transition Workshops for Employees Career Vitality Services offers customized one and two-day pre-retirement transition workshops for organizations out of recognition that the issues employees face upon retirement are much more complex than finances alone. Retirement transition can be a time of uncertainty and mixed emotions and Employers who provide added value supports to employees such as Retirement Planning Workshops demonstrate their interest in the future of their mature workers and  employees view this kind of training opportunity as a valuable benefit of employment. Career Vitality Services workshops are facilitated by Certified Retirement Coaches and are designed for both…

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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 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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How to Retire?

  Preparing for Your Retirement- June 2, 2012  Learn the 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. Workshop Fee is $157 per person and bring your spouse or partner for an additional $115.This fee includes applicable GST taxes, a one- day workshop and materials. For more information contact Brian at View article

Career Coaching:Top 5 Career Change Tips

Top 5 Considerations for Career Change in Calgary   I was recently enjoying a rare day off by sitting and reading the paper at the “Purple Perk” which is one of my favorite coffee houses in Calgary  I was thinking about career change when the Beatles song “No Where Man” started playing on radio. Lennon’s haunting voice singing “He's a real nowhere man, Sitting in his Nowhere Land, Making all his nowhere plans for nobody.” started me thinking about how important it is to have a plan and more specifically a…

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The Mature Workforce!

  Is 75 the New 65? Check out this article by Wallace Immen from the career section of yesterday's Globe and Mail    “In our research, we’re finding that employers are developing a lot of age-friendly programs that provide flexibility in work schedules,” he said.“Many are seeing the risk of losing large numbers of experienced employees if baby boomers retired en masse,” he said, so companies are encouraging older workers to stay on longer. Some also encourage those who have already retired to come back in some capacity. Surveys of U.S. and Canadian organizations…

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Skills For Successful Career Change!

Interview Strategies and Techniques Workshop   Career Vitality Services Inc. is offering a FREE Interview Strategies and Techniques workshop 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. on May 12, 2012. The two- hour workshop will be part of the Calgary Public Library’s “Accelerate your Career” event. “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. To register contact the Central Library (403) 260-2782 Workshop Location: The Central Library , 616 Macleod Trail S.E. (3rd floor)

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Mentorship:Outside The Box

 Mentorship: Outside the Box Join certified career coach Brian Lambier from Career Vitality Services Inc. as he defines and explores mentorship and its role as a career development tool. In partnership with the Career Development Association of Alberta and the Calgary Public Library Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Calgary Central Library 3rd Floor North Open Area Registration begins Dec. 19 Register online at or by calling 403-260-2620 View article