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Welcome to the CLSR blog!  We’ll be posting news, product updates, and articles for Career Development and Human Resources Professional.  Want to stay in the loop?  Click on the “subscribe” button on the right side of the page, and get updates delivered to your inbox…...

Long Overdue Congratulations

If you’ve been in touch with the office lately, you will know that chances are you’ll connect with one of two people, Brad Whitehorn or Tref Alun. Both Brad and Tref are integral members of the CLSR team and have taken on many more and varied responsibilities over the...

What Makes You Happy at Work?

The value of being happy at work cannot be overstated. We spend too much of our time at work to not be happy while we are there. When we are not happy at work, it will inevitably spread to our personal lives, which in turn affects those around us. So, what does...

Mid-Winter Musings

At the end of each year, I always take a look back to try to figure out how the time managed to fly by so quickly, and what we did while it was zipping past. Yes, 2021 was remarkable in many, many ways, but instead of reflecting on what was, I prefer to focus on...

Remembering Dick Knowdell

I had the privilege of knowing Dick for the past 25 or more years. He was a quiet giant in the field of career development, well known for his work in developing what became known as the Knowdell Card Sorts. Dick touched the lives of countless people around the world...

Transition to Your Full Potential!

As many CLSR clients are already aware, we are huge supporters of Canadian sourced materials and training opportunities that may be known regionally but not nationally. For many years now we have had a great relationship with the Winnipeg Transition Centre, a...

Personality Dimensions – More Virtual Now Than Ever!

The world of Personality Dimensions® just got a whole lot bigger! Despite all the restrictions in the world right now we partnered with Personality Dimensions® Master Trainer, Sandra Summerhayes, to vastly expand your workshop opportunities and make your sessions...

Hello 2021!

I’m so glad you’re here! What an interesting year that was – a year of coping, hoping, learning and adapting. Like many thousands of people, I had to develop several new skills, not the least of which is I can now Zoom (or, at least, sort of, providing someone sets...

Take action with values and skills

It’s always exciting for us when we get to publish a new resource. When months of hard work come together we get to celebrate our success and see the positive impact it creates. Career professionals in Canada know that quality resources that reflect our unique...

Musings from the back office…

Coming down the road very soon … The Covid crisis has affected a lot of things and I don’t know about you but I’m getting a little tired of hearing and reading the endless reports about what’s going on where as a result. So here’s a little good news … this very same...

More Virtual Train the Trainer Workshops Coming this Fall

Zoom workshops require some unique preparation, skills, and techniques to make the experience as engaging as in-person workshops….and yes, they really can be as engaging! ​In the following series, you will experience several activities from the Personality Dimensions®...