Career Development Association of New Zealand


Ezine Number 7

Number 7, Winter 2010

In this edition:

From the President's Laptop

Find out the latest from our president

CDAA conference

Megan Smith attended the CDAA conference in Adelaide in April. Her report is here.

Executive Committee, Strategy and Policy Officer

Ivan Hodgetts has taken on this new role at CDANZ and outlines the initiative here.

Branch News

A look around the regions. Read more here.

Feature articles? Taking a look at supervision

Pat Cody has been looking at professional supervision in the career industry, emailing supervisors to ask about their work and the merits of supervision for career practitioners. Read his report here.

  • Read Pat’s interview with Sue Mortlock in full here.
  • Read about research conducted by Lynette Reid and Don Gooder from AUT University here. Findings will be presented at the Wellington Institute of Technoloy/CDANZ Career Research Conference in July of this year.
  • For guidelines on professional supervision and what to consider when choosing a supervisor read more here.

The Big 6

The Department of Labour has produced a new resource to assist small and medium businesses manage employment relations and health and safety. Read their summary here. If you are an employer you may have recieved a request for parental leave her are three things to do to get started.

The Voice of the Profession

Pat would like opinions on how we can communicate as a profession by using social media (blogs, forum and news feeds)? have your say.

Youth Guarantee

An advertorial from G&H Training.

Jen's Stars

"Ezine Queen" Jennifer Ross shares some of her recent cyberspace newsletter (and real old fashioned book) highlights.