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Career Development: Building a Culture that Attracts, Retains, and Engages (On-demand)

Location: Online

Program Summary:

Embrace a strong career development culture and reap the benefits of improved recruitment, retention, and employee engagement. Discover how a workplace that supports the active management and ongoing development of careers can benefit employees and employers alike. Combat the toxic nature of dissatisfied/disengaged workers to improve productivity. Reduce your risk of losing high-performers to external opportunities while concurrently attracting top talent, improving skill alignment, and developing leaders for improved business outcomes. Leave with practical tools and strategies for implementing career services that won’t break the bank.

From this presentation, you will learn:             

  • Tips for making a business case for implementing a career development process
  • Key components of successful career development/career management programs
  • Techniques for effective career conversations
  • Strategies for integrating a career planning process with other HR areas
Who should attend:
HR practitioners interested in designing and developing career development processes for their organization.

Roberta Neault Dr. Roberta Neault, President of Life Strategies Ltd., is an award-winning career management specialist. As a counsellor-educator, corporate trainer, consultant, author, and international speaker, Roberta inspires individuals and organizations to imagine, achieve, and excel. Her pragmatic approach to career development, wellness, and sustainable people solutions has been embraced on six continents. Roberta’s work has been recognized with the 2002 Stu Conger Award for Leadership in Career Counselling and Career Development in Canada and the 2011 Gold Medal for Leadership in Career Development. Under Roberta’s leadership, Life Strategies was recently recognized as Outstanding Educator of Career Professionals by the Asia Pacific Career Development Association.
Deirdre Pickerell Dr. Deirdre Pickerell, CPHR, currently serves as Vice-President of Life Strategies Ltd and Dean of Academics at Yorkville University’s British Columbia Campus; to her work she brings 25 years of experience as a career development specialist, educator, manager, and human resource professional. Based in BC’s Fraser Valley, Deirdre has extended her reach through the effective use of virtual technologies – from co-authoring papers, conducting research, and planning for presentations through to developing, launching, and managing several online education programs. In recognition of her work, Deirdre has been honoured to receive the 2014 Stu Conger Award for Leadership in Career Development and Career Counselling and the 2006 CPHR BC & Yukon Award of Excellence.

Registration Fees


Member $19.99
Non-Member $39.99
• Both registration and payment are required for every person accessing this course. You must provide your CPHR BC & Yukon Member ID to receive member pricing.

• Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to pd@cphrbc.ca.

CPD hours
1.5 • Engagement
All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714