About Jennifer Doiron

An experienced transition expert and trusted advisor to her clients, Jennifer Doiron is a steadying force leading organizations through restructuring initiatives and other complex workplace situations. Now a partner, Jennifer joined Cenera in 2006 and has over ten years of experience coordinating and organizing career transition support for all group sizes. Working collaboratively with Human Resource professionals and business leaders, she offers guidance, coaching, and support for restructuring initiatives to ensure the implementation of effective best practices and to develop processes that reflect organizational culture and goals. She is proud to lead a talented team of Consultants who are committed to providing best-in-class career transition service, empowering clients with the insight and strategy needed to successfully navigate their search. Jennifer received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Calgary and is a Canadian Management Professional (CMP). In addition, she is a Registered Assessment Specialist and a Registered Professional Trainer. Jennifer is trained in a variety of psychometric assessment tools and is a member of the Career Development Association of Alberta.

Preserving Your Confidence and Mental Health During a Career Transition: Interview with Derrick Shirley, Registered Psychologist

By |2022-09-21T08:35:40-06:00September 21st, 2022|Career Transition|

Derrick Shirley is a Registered Psychologist with a private practice based in Calgary, Alberta. Derrick's work focuses on career counselling, men's mental health, youth transitioning to adulthood, relationship health, and anxiety and depression. Derrick works with Cenera and Career Partners International as part of the Career Transition team. With Cenera, Derrick leads workshops and monthly group sessions for [...]

Why Career Transition Support Still Matters In a Hot Employment Market

By |2022-06-08T10:24:30-06:00May 18th, 2022|Career Transition|

Scorching. On fire. Hot. You may have recently heard these “buzz words” about Canada’s labour market. According to Statistics Canada, Canada’s labour market added 337,000 jobs in February, more than balancing the loss of 200,000 jobs in January. Canada’s jobless rate has fallen to below pre-pandemic levels. A candidate-driven market where job postings are bountiful, [...]

Case Study: Lance’s Career Transition Experience with Cenera

By |2022-03-01T15:45:19-07:00March 2nd, 2022|Career Transition, Executive Coaching|

In our new blog segment, we're interviewing some of our past Career Transition program participants to learn more about how they approached their job search and the services and supports they received from Cenera throughout their Career Transition process. Today we chat with Lance V., who participated in our Career Transition program in 2021. Hi [...]

Five Strategies to Optimize Your Application for Remote Roles

By |2022-01-12T13:45:04-07:00December 15th, 2021|Career Transition, Executive Search|

According to research from Statistics Canada, as of January 2021, 32% of Canadian employees worked most of their hours from home – that's compared to just 4% in 2016! The same research also showed that 80% of new remote workers wanted to work at least half of their hours from home once the pandemic is over. So, while [...]

Returning to the Office? Time to Check on Employee Retention and Engagement

By |2021-09-28T07:56:56-06:00September 1st, 2021|Coaching, HR Advisory|

As many employers navigate a potential return to the office, new research from the Angus Reid Institute has revealed some startling data about the potential of plummeting employee retention rates. Survey results found that more than half of Canadian households had at least one member working from home during the pandemic. Of those who worked from [...]

Feeling Stuck in Your Career? Here Are Our Top Tips for Career Exploration

By |2021-08-12T16:21:03-06:00June 2nd, 2021|Career Transition|

How did you get started in your current career?  If you are a medical professional or a legal professional or an engineer, you probably had a career outcome in mind when you went to school.  For many of the rest of us, it was school first and then figure out what we’re going to do [...]

4 Lessons Learned from One Year Working Remotely

By |2021-08-12T16:47:59-06:00March 17th, 2021|News|

As the one-year anniversary of the Cenera team moving to remote work is upon us, we want to take a moment to reflect on the lessons we have learned as a business and a team over this last year. While this year has presented many challenges, we are proud of how the Cenera team came [...]

11 Questions to Ask if You’re Interviewing for Remote Roles

By |2021-08-12T16:52:58-06:00March 3rd, 2021|Career Transition|

What is an interview? According to an online search, “interview” comes from the French word “s’entrevue,” loosely translated as “to see each other about a view.” With this in mind, we could look at interviews as an opportunity to share information and collaborate on a successful partnership, rather than the interviewee merely trying to “get [...]

Support Local: Calgary Gift Guide for Employees and Clients

By |2021-08-13T12:22:46-06:00December 2nd, 2020|News|

Local businesses, restaurants, shops and services are at the heart of our community, and as they continue to grapple with the economy, they rely on Calgary consumers to vote with their dollar. While the holiday office party may not be possible this year, that doesn't mean you shouldn't do something special to celebrate your employees [...]

Cenera Celebrates World Gratitude Day

By |2021-04-17T04:04:34-06:00September 21st, 2020|News|

Happy World Gratitude Day! We’re living through unusual and trying times, which is why it’s perhaps more important than ever to focus on gratitude. We asked the Cenera team to tell us one thing they are thankful for. Here's what they had to say... I am grateful for many, many things, including Cenera and my [...]

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