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.

Conducting Virtual or Remote Notifications/Downsizings

By |2021-04-17T04:04:36-06:00May 20th, 2020|Career Transition|

Originally published at www.cphrab.ca. Steve Cutler is a Career Transition Consultant and Manager, Client Services at Cenera, a Calgary-based Human Resources consulting firm. He combines learnings from his own personal downsizing experiences with a passion for career search and advises both individuals and organizations. He loves engaging in thoughtful dialogue about a variety of subjects including career selection, [...]

Complimentary Career Transition Resources

By |2021-04-17T04:04:36-06:00April 24th, 2020|Career Transition|

If you are experiencing job loss due to COVID-19 and have no other professional support, we are here to help. It can seem overwhelming with so much to do, notifying friends and family, taking care of finances, making new plans for benefits, and starting a job search. Know that you are not alone and that [...]

5 Ways Employers Can Cultivate a Happy Workplace

By |2021-04-17T04:04:36-06:00March 18th, 2020|HR Advisory, Leadership Development|

International Day of Happiness is a global celebration that is observed on March 20 every year. The day shines a light on human joy and wellbeing as a basic human goal, honouring our shared humanity and advancing the development of more inclusive, equitable, and balanced approaches to economic growth. Given the current state of our [...]

Cenera’s Response to COVID-19: Embracing Remote Work

By |2021-04-17T04:04:37-06:00March 16th, 2020|News|

Cenera has been closely monitoring COVID-19 developments and information. During this time, preventing the spread of the virus and ensuring the safety of our staff, clients, and the community at large is our top priority. We have a collective responsibility to protect our community and those who are vulnerable, which means taking proactive and preventative [...]

Career Transition On-Site Notification Assistance – Who Benefits?

By |2021-04-17T04:04:41-06:00February 7th, 2019|Career Transition|

One of the comments we often hear when organizations are downsizing one or more individuals and contemplating the offer of career transition or outplacement assistance is “We don’t need to have you on-site for the notification.  We’ll handle it internally and just advise the individuals to contact you.”  Is this the best choice?  Are there [...]

Cover Letters – Why Bother?

By |2021-04-17T04:04:41-06:00January 22nd, 2019|Career Transition|

One of the most common questions I get asked in both one-on-one client meetings and workshops is related to the cover letter.  Are cover letters necessary any more, or have they gone the way of the dodo and, potentially, the business card?  Does anyone read them any more? I’ve conducted some ad hoc research (just [...]

Terminating Employment with Respect

By |2021-04-17T04:04:41-06:00January 14th, 2019|Career Transition, Uncategorized|

Loss of employment ranks right up there with other major life losses in terms of stress levels. This is true for everyone. Reactions and emotions may be further amplified depending on whether individuals have been through job loss before and what is going on in their lives at that particular moment. Separation, divorce, a sick [...]

Out of Work for Longer than a Year? Part II

By |2021-04-17T04:04:41-06:00November 16th, 2018|Career Transition|

If so, you are part of the so called “long-term unemployed” folks. This is Part II of our 2-part series (please see Part I for tips 1 to 4) designed to assist people in this situation. While things seem to be improving on the Calgary employment scene, we still have a high percentage of long-term [...]

Out of Work for Longer than a Year? Part I

By |2021-04-17T04:04:41-06:00November 14th, 2018|Career Transition|

If so, you are part of the so called “long-term unemployed” folks. This is obviously not a fun place to be. While things seem to be improving on the Calgary employment scene, we still have a high percentage of long-term unemployed workers; 20.3% of total unemployed people are classified as long-term unemployed. What to do? [...]

Getting the Most out of Working with a Career Consultant

By |2021-04-17T04:04:42-06:00October 24th, 2018|Career Transition|

So … you have your first meeting with a Career Consultant after exiting an organization. What do you need to do to prepare? We’ve put together some tips for preparing for the start of your new journey. 1. Self Assessment How are you feeling about this next stage? Are you excited; does the world seem [...]

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