How to Start a Careers Advice Business of One

Whether you are sorting out your life following redundancy or just ready to explore new ways of working, this practical one-day workshop will get you energised and provide you with powerful resources to support you in career planning. The day will be split into two halves: the morning is designed to help you better appreciate your talents, abilities and inner motivation. The afternoon will focus on some very practical ideas for action about your future direction. [100% of delegates attending the July day in B'ham rated the event as good or very good. Read actual feedback by viewing the course details.]


Student Conference and Exhibition 2018

The new generation of career development professionals have a key role to play in the future of the career development sector. This conference will be of interest, relevance and value to students undertaking any of the qualifications accepted for the UK Register of Career Development Professionals.


There Has Never Been a More Important Time to Join the UK Register of Career Development Professionals (Free Webinar)

There has never been a more important time to join the UK Register of Career Development Professionals. The Register is is referenced in the new careers strategy and statutory guidance. Join this webinar to learn about about the benefits of being on the Register, how the CDI supports your professional development and what you need to do to maintain your registered professional status. This webinar will be of value to members throughout the UK wherever you work.


Introduction to Using Webinar Technology (Free webinar)

Designed with beginners in mind to help you gain confidence in using webinar technology; participate in live webinars and take advantage of the CDI’s free webinar CPD sessions. This online session will provide a gentle introduction to the technology and enable you to practice and experiment accessing webinars and communicating professionally without the fear of getting it wrong or causing any embarrassment.


Using Motivational Tools and Techniques to Support Career Decision Making

When working with clients of any age the outcomes and actions of an effective career guidance conversation should enable the client to feel empowered and confident to continue their career journey. We use a range of approaches that support the clients understanding of options and choices, carefully balanced with the challenge to the client of how to translate good or limited intentions into meaningful actions. Get this balance right between support and challenge and the client can benefit significantly from the skilled practitioners questioning, listening, reflecting and exchange of information, options and choices creating a client owned set of actions and outcomes.