Career Development for the Public Service

Are you a public sector employer seeking to assist an employee or a team of employees with career development by providing the opportunity to assess and compile an inventory of your employees’ experience, knowledge, abilities, and personal suitabilities? Are you an HR professional in the public sector charged with assisting a current employee transition to a new role in the public sector? If you work in the public sector or your government organization has an interest in career development for government employees, CareerJoy can help with coaching, professional advice, and expert assistance.

CareerJoy™ is headed by Canada’s Career Coach Alan Kearns who is a Workopolis career expert, author of Get the Right Job Right Now!, anda regular contributor to Canadian media on the latest trends in the Canadian workforce. Our team of coaches is uniquely trained to help you or your employees achieve career success. We have been chosen as the official career coaching firm for the alumni of Carleton University, Queens University and Athabasca University. We have worked with public sector clients at municipal, regional, provincial, and federal levels. A partial list of these clients include: the City of Ottawa, Corrections Canada, Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and the Renfrew County District School Board.

At CareerJoy™ we offer face-to-face coaching at several locations across Canada, as well as the option and flexibility of telephone coaching coast-to-coast. Our approach is personal, authentic and practical, which makes us unique in the marketplace. We’ve created sophisticated services that build on the individual abilities of our clients. Our assessment tools are chosen from a mix of those we’ve developed and the best from outside – we customize the assessment to fit the needs of our customers. Because each client has distinct needs, our services are multi-dimensional and we build a team of specialists to meet each client’s needs.

As an employer or employee in government you have career development needs that are unique to the public sector.


The Career Identity Program for Government Employees™

If you feel you need to examine your career in government or are looking to change your government career, our Career Identity Program for Government Employees™ if for you. Starting with our initial consultation, our program will examine current and past positions to identify and develop a comprehensive list of your experience, knowledge, abilities, and personal suitabilities

The Leadership Development Program for Government Employees™

Are you looking for – or currently in – a leadership role in government and looking to examine your leadership competencies with a view to identifying your strengths and gaps? Concerned that you do not have a concrete plan in place to develop your leadership goals and methods, ensuring your success as a leader? Looking for expert professional advice to improve your core leadership competencies? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, CareerJoy’s Government Executive Coaching Program is for you.

The Career Transition Program for Government Employees™

In our Career Transition Program for Government Employees™ our expert coaching team will show you the government role you were built to do, where you should be working and what you should be doing in the public sector.


The CareerJoy Government Application Program™

Are you working in government and looking to change your position? Are you a student or external candidate seeking to obtain a career within government? Do you know how to effectively apply for roles in public sector? Government applications can seem challenging and you want to put your best foot forward.

For more information regarding
programs for Employers

Please contact
Jason Parks
Director of Business Development
1.877.256.2569 x 600