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Helping People with Asperger’s Move Forward

Barbara Bissonnette from Forward Motion Coaching presented a seminar entitled “Finding Employment that Works for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome.” The seminar was sponsored by WCDA with special rates for members. Board members Kathy Eidsmoe (CESA #1, Educational Consultant) and Sheri Eisch (Gateway Technical College, Career Counselor) attended the seminar on working with individuals with Asperger’s …

2016 CDF Scholarship Recipient: Debbie Schmidt

Congratulations to Debbie Schmidt!  Debbie Schmidt is the 2016 CDF Scholarship Recipient!  This $500 CDF scholarship is offered by the Wisconsin Career Development Association (WCDA) in memory of Roger Gantzarow.  This generous scholarship is exclusively for the NCDA Career Development Facilitator (CDF) course. WCDA is currently accepting applications for the 2017 CDF Scholarship.

Emotional Intelligence, Social Media and Job Search Strategies: Fall 2016 WCDA Professional Development

The theme of the October 2016, WCDA professional development was social media, job search strategies and emotional intelligence. The day began with Elizabeth Szczerbinski, Talent Placement Specialist at Milwaukee Metro Manpower discussing social media, specifically Facebook, as a tool for job searching. Many forms of social media are used to look for potential employees such …

WCDA Member Spotlight: Abby Lemke

Name: Abby Lemke What is your favorite part about being a career development professional? I love helping people see all of the options and opportunities for their future. I also love hearing their life stories and empowering them to be the authors of their own lives. What is your specialty within the career development profession? I’ve spent …

Become a CDF

Earn your Career Development Facilitator (CDF) certificate through the National Career Development Association (NCDA). The NCDA CDF Curriculum addresses 12 career development competencies: Helping Skills – Be proficient in the basic career facilitating process while including productive interpersonal relationships. Labor Market Information and Resources – Understand labor market and occupational information and trends. Be able to use current resources. …

$500 CDF Scholarship

Written by Kathy Eidsmoe. Kathy Eidsmoe is on the board of directors for Wisconsin Career Development Association (WCDA). She is also the chair of the scholarship committee. Announcing the WCDA Roger Gantzarow Memorial CDF Scholarship Now accepting scholarship applications! The Wisconsin Career Development Association’s Roger Gantzarow Memorial Career Development Facilitator (CDF) Training Scholarship provides assistance for individuals who …

WCDA Member Spotlight: Susan Guarneri

Known as the Career Assessment Goddess, Susan Guarneri’s passion is about guiding her clients into best-fit careers and jobs – what many call their Dream Jobs. With 28 years of experience in career counseling and coaching, she combines compassion, humor and accountability to inspire and energize her clients so they can reach their goals! Susan …