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Ezine Number 11

Number 11, Winter 2011

The Winter Ezine is all about the 'big picture' and the positioning of our profession for the future. Both the Editorial and the President's Report pick up on this theme and the opportunities to make our industry a dominant voice in New Zealand. Megan Smith covers a range of other topics as well, including the CDAA conference and membership.

In the feature article, key leaders, influencers and thinkers present their thoughts on career development, our professional role and the challenges/barriers we face to be a dominant voice in New Zealand. The writers are:

  • Phil O'Reilly: Chief Executive, Business NZ
  • Graeme Benny: Chief Executive, Careers New Zealand
  • Lester Oakes: President, International Association for Educational & Vocational Guidance (IAEVG); and Honorary Member, CDANZ
  • Karen Vaughan: Senior Researcher, New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER)
  • Maggie Hames: President, Career and Transition Educators Aotearoa New Zealand (CATE)
  • Dale Williams: Chair, Mayor’s Taskforce for Jobs; Mayor, Otorohanga District Council
  • Doug Gorman: General Manager of the Strategic Labour Market Policy Division in the Department of Labour's Policy and Research Group.

You can have your say on these same important issues on the CDANZ LinkedIn. LinkedIn? This article covers some of the basics around LinkedIn and provides some links to get you started.

Also in this Ezine

Tim and Juiliana Smithells present two articles focussing on two related topics: the regulation of the careers profession in New Zealand and professional supervision. Then Sam Young outlines a test case of the 90 day legislation. We also have a supporting article from the Department of Labour on employment agreements.

Gill England writes about blogging at Careers New Zealand. And find out what is happening in the Branches. In the Random Aunty Spot we discover Aunty in a lyrical mood.

Remember if you want to submit articles for coming Ezines please email Pat.cody@careers.govt.nz. Article submissions counts for Membership PD hours. The one link edition of the Ezine is here.