The NCDA Global Career Development Conference welcomes exhibitors and sponsors from public and private corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, and professional associations who offer career-related products and services such as books, media, computer-based systems, assessment instruments, and online services.
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Booth 203-CPP, Inc.
2013 NCDA Global Conference Exhibitors
#1 IPAT, Inc.
Contact: Kathi Keyes
1801 Woodfield Drive
Savoy, IL 61874
The new 16PF® Career Success Report combines personality and career interest insights to help college students: 1) Recognize personal strengths, 2) Develop areas that present a challenge, and 3) Identify careers where they are likely to succeed. This online assessment tool provides vital information for achieving college success and is a cost-effective way to provide individualized development and guidance to all students.
#2 The National Society of Leadership and Success
Contact: Ed Hughes
50 Harrison St., Suite 308
Hoboken, NJ 07030
The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters and a community where like-minded success oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world.
#3 The WORK Book: How to Build Your Personal Brand and Get Hired!
Contact: Bill Hobbs
820 North Pollard St. # 901
Arlington, VA 22203
This book, written by Bill Hobbs, a successful Fortune 500 sales manager and entrepreneur, is for career changers and new job seekers. Learn the steps to obtain a dream job, and how to build a career plan for continued success. At 120 pages, it can be read and applied in less than two hours. Be sure to ask about the “Not Just for Seniors Program” and FREE Book Giveaway!
Contact: Mark Franklin
201-873 Broadview Ave.
Toronot, ON M4K2P9
CareerCycles is known for our evidence-based, holistic, narrative method of practice; we empower helping professionals through open-enrollment and on-site training in our blended-delivery method. Connect your clients with online tools to enhance their experience and increase your efficiency. Learn about our Who You Are MATTERS! career and life clarification game for groups.
#5 Workplace Coach Institute & SkillScan
Contact (Workplace Coach Institute): Nancy Branton
4388 Dorchester Drive
Woodbury, MN 55129
(651) 459-0528 or (800) 691-2553
Contact (SkillScan): Lesah Beckhusen
6680 Alhambra Ave., #350
Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 939-8997 or (866) 754-5504
Workplace Coach Institute, Inc., a leadership, career and assessment coach training certification firm has teamed up with SkillScan, publisher of online and print transferable skills assessments to enhance your skills in consulting, training and administering assessments. We offer CEUs approved by NBCC, ICF, HRCI and Center for Credentialing and Education.
#6 TypeFocus Internet, Inc.
Contact: Leona Wood
3994 Shelbourne St, Suite 205
Victoria, BC V8N 3E2
TypeFocus online career development programs:
- TypeFocus Careers: College and University students seeking career direction
- TypeFocus School: High Schools
- TypeFocus Work: for One Stops
- TypeFocus Corporate: Career Management
- TypeFocus Recruitment: Recruit & Retain more students
- TypeFocus App: Build Rewarding Relationships
- TypeFocus Integrates: Personality, Interests, Values, Retention
#7 Career Cruising
Contact: Phil Jarvis
1867 Yonge St., Suite 1002
Toronto, ON M4S 1Y5
Career Cruising is a global leader in online career development with a presence across 20,000 sites worldwide. Our complete solution, ccEngage delivers age-appropriate career development through world renowned assessments, course and college planners while ccInspire provides a platform to create meaningful connections between education and industry.
#8 JIST Publishing, Inc.
Contact: Bette Lind
875 Montreal Way
St. Paul, MN 55102
JIST Publishing is an authority on the topics of career, job search, business, and families in crisis. JIST materials help people help themselves in career and life by offering practical, self-directed products and training tools that are used in employment and training, corrections, education, business, counseling, therapy, and school settings.
#9 Bureau of Labor Statistics
Contact: William Lawhorn
2 Massachusetts Ave. NE Room 2135
Washington, DC 20212
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the government's source for data on the labor force and job outlook. It produces career guidance information and employment projections to 2020. Complimentary issues of the Occupational Outlook Quarterly magazine and access to the Occupational Outlook Handbook's online edition will be available.
#10-11 US Army Recruiting Command
Contact: Ina Tyler
Munoz Bldg, 206, 9th Calvary Regiment Avenue
Fort Knox, KY 40121
Education is an essential component and an important building block for the future of today's youth. The Army has long been an advocate of preparing the next generation of global citizens facing a changing world. The Army understands its responsibility to enable students by giving them the tools they need to attain information for a career path they choose after high school. Please visit the Army Booth to speak to an Army Education Specialist and learn about the Army Education programs.
#12-13 PAR, Inc.
Contact: Cynthia Lumpee
16204 North Florida Ave.
Lutz, FL 33549
PAR, Inc. is a leading publisher of assessment instruments, including John Holland's widely used career interest inventory, the Self-Directed Search® (SDS®). For more than 35 years, PAR has earned its reputation for providing innovative assessment solutions and unparalleled customer service. To learn more about PAR, please visit booth #12-13.
#14 Columbia Southern University
Contact: Bobby Gomes
PO Box 3110
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Columbia Southern University is a 100% online college. It is very affordable with books included at no cost to the students. Columbia Southern University is a very supportive university for military personnel. It has Superior Customer Service and with an array of degree plans for diversity.
#15 Automation Federation
Contact: Mike Marlowe
67 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
The Automation Federation is an association of 15 member organizations providing awareness, programs, and services that continually advance the automation profession for the betterment of humanity. The National Career Development Association is a valued member organization of the Automation Federation. The Automation Federation is recognized as the Voice of Automation.
#16 Center on Education and Work
Contact: Jane Kwiecinski
1025 West Johnson Street, Room 958
Madison, WI 53706
The Center of Education and Work (CEW) is a research, technical assistance and resource provider within the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Established in 1964, the Center has a rich tradition of assisting educators and career development practitioners. Come check out CareerLocker, our world class web-based career information system.
#17 Center for Credentialing & Education
Contact: Modestine Montgomery
3 Terrace Way
Greensboro, NC 27403
The Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc. (CCE), an NBCC affiliate and leader in professional credentialing, offers certifications for clinical supervisors, distance counselors, career development facilitators, human services professionals, correctional staff, and coaches. Visit us to learn how our credentials can benefit you in your professional practice.
#18 Kuder, Inc.
Contact: Jill Wedemeyer
302 Visions Pkwy.
Adel, IA 50003
(800) 314-8972 x 260
For 75 years, over 150 million people worldwide have relied on Kuder, Inc. for evidence-based assessment, education planning, and career guidance tools and resources. With affordable solutions for pre-K through retirement, our customizable products and services reflect a commitment to encouraging lifelong learning, development, and achievement.
#19 Resume Writing Academy/Career Thought Leaders
Contact: Louise Kursmark
24 White Oaks Lane
Reading, MA 01867
Stop by Booth #19 to meet Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark, founders and directors of the Resume Writing Academy (RWA), the nation’s premier resume training and certification organization. Earn your ACRW credential and become one of the nation’s leading resume writers.
#20 Career Development Network
Contact: Dick Knowdell
PO Box 611930
San Jose, CA 95161-1930
The Career Development Network was established in 1979 to meet the professional development needs of a wide range of career practitioners who work with adults in job and career transition. We conduct career development training and certification programs in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Since 1994, over 6,000 career practitioners have completed the Job & Career Transition Coach Certification workshop. Since 2006 the Network has been training Career Development Facilitators (CDF) and Instructors (CDFI). The Network publishes a bimonthly newsletter that features professional development opportunities for career practitioners. We also publish a quarterly journal. Each journal issue is edited by a subject matter expert with chapters from invited authors.
# 21 Career Liftoff Interest Inventory
Contact: Jim Lewis
PO Box 21772
Eagan, MN 55121
The Career Liftoff Interest Inventory (CLII) is an online tool that assesses the interest of individuals and compares them to the interest profiles of various career fields. The award-winning CLII has been well received by schools throughout the country. For free trials see www.clii-video.com.
# 22 Pearson
Contact: Diane Armstrong
1 Lake Street
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
Pearson is a leading publisher of career development and professionalism resources. We offer market leading books including Carter's Career Tool Kit, Sukiennik's The Career Fitness Program, Johnston's Career Adventure, and Anderson's Professionalism, MyStudentSuccessLab technology which reinforces ongoing personal and professional development, and supplemental materials like Success Tips and IDentity Series. We look forward to learning about your goals and tailoring recommendations to meet your needs.
Contact: Susan Roudebush & Cortney McIntyre
975 High St.
Eugene, OR 97401
intoCAREERS develops career information and software that help people make informed career choices and supports organizations that use and add value to our products: Standard, Junior, Adult, and College CIS. intoCAREERS is an outreach unit of the University of Oregon, College of Education. Please visit our booth and learn more!
# 24 OUT for Work
Contact: Alex Gant
1325 Massachusetts Ave., N.W Suite 700, #702
Washington, D.C. 20005
OUT for Work is a national 501(c)3 dedicated to educating, preparing, and empowering LGBTQ & Ally college students in the transition from academia into the workplace and providing tools and resources to students, career professionals, and faculty, and staff on LGBTQ career-specific materials.
Contact: Kimberly Frichtel
PO Box 7234
San Diego, CA 92167
For 50 years, EdITS has been the industry leader in guidance and instructional materials. We feature the COPSystem career assessment, which relate interests, abilities and values, as well as CERES, which integrates career education throughout the curriculum. Our online version of the COPS Interest Inventory, the CAPS ability battery, and the COPES values survey is currently available. Additionally, we offer various measures of personality, self-concept and study attitudes.
#26 FOCUS 2 Online Career Planning & Major Exploration System
Contact: Diane McCrudden
PO Box 998
Center Harbor, NH 03226
FOCUS 2 combines self-assessment, career, major and education exploration into one comprehensive online system. Customized with your college's majors, students' assessment results are matched to occupations and majors offered at your college. FOCUS 2 includes tools for career readiness, FYE, decision making, dynamic administrative reports and customization. Free demo accounts/webinar tours.
#27 CareerShift, LLC
Contact: Valerie Matta
13827 Tortuga Point Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32225
Many career centers struggle getting students to network more. Many students wait until the last minute to find work and aren't proactive. CareerShift compliments any career management system currently in place, making it easy for students to find hidden connections and opportunities. Hundreds of schools rely on CareerShift to provide their students with robust search engines for informational interviews, internships, jobs, networking contacts, alumni, and employers--all on a platform that keeps everyone organized and is easy to use. See our booth #27 to setup a free, live demo or contact Val Matta at email@example.com or (216) 255-3026.
#28 The Resume Place, Inc.
Contact: Kathryn Troutman
89 Mellor Ave.
Blatimore, MD 21228
The Resume Place, Inc- Federal Resume Writing and consulting Services for students, professionals, veterans and first-time federal jobseekers. Publisher of popular federal resume writing guides. Producer of the Certified Federal Job Search Trainer and Certified Federal Career Coach program for university and military career transition professionals.
#29 CPP, Inc.
Contact: Jack Powers
1055 Joaquin Rd., Suite 200
Mountain View, CA 94043
Effective career counseling begins with assessing your students' interests and personality. CPP's world-renowned assessments - including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) and the Strong Interest Inventory® assessments - provide time-tested and research-validated insights to help your students in their search for rich, fulfilling careers.
Contact: Mathew Kasparian
132 W. 31st Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Vault.com is the only career resource of its kind and attracts more than 1,000 employer and recruiter advertisers, over 800 school and institutional subscribers, and millions of individual visitors and members. Vault's university platform Career Insider delivers the insider perspective students and professionals need to successfully match themselves to the best available jobs, employers and career opportunities.
#31 American Counseling Association
Contact: Carolyn Baker
5999 Stevenson Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 823-9800 x 356
Visit the ACA booth to obtain membership and conference information and to purchase our latest books including Assessment in Counseling, 5e; Counseling Around the World; Casebook for Counseling LGBT Persons and Their Families; Understanding People in Context: The Ecological Perspective in Counseling; and The Counselor and the Law, 6e.
#32 Zeiders Enterprises
Contact: Rachelle Morton
2750 Killarney Dr., Suite 100
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Zeiders Enterprises offers professional services solutions in human and social services program management, including behavioral health counseling, work life education and training, military family readiness and resilience, employee learning and professional development, and professional management and consulting to over 2.25 million military and family members at over 60 military installations globally.
#33 Career [RE] Search Group
Contact: Jennifer Kroll
697 Hickory Farm Lane
Appleton, WI 54914
Career [RE] Search Group helps take the fear out of job search and gives people control over their own career path. Our job search process is focused on Definition, Research and Marketing. Our process has helped thousands of people by turning their job search into a structured, action-oriented, measurable project.
#34 Life Reimagined
Contact: Shannon Semler
601 E. St. NW
Washington, DC 20049
Life Reimagined is a new way of thinking about "What's Next?". Developed by AARP, in partnership with leading coaches and entrepreneurs, Life Reimagined helps build focus, skills, and connections for achieving goals. Life Reimagined for Work connects job-seekers searching for new career opportunities with employers who value experienced workers.
Contact: Kelty White
1330 Beacon St., Suite 265
Brookline, MA 02446
Since 1994, CareerLeader has been helping individuals around the globe find career success and satisfaction. Based on over 50 collective years of scientific research and experience, CareerLeader is an integrated approach to business career self-assessment built on the premise that one's interests, motivators and skills will drive future career success.
#37 Federal Bonding Program
Contact: Rob Rubbin
9210 Corporate Blvd, Suite 203
Rockville, MD 20850
The Federal Bonding Program booth contains detailed information about US DOL's Federal Bonding Program, which promotes fiedlity bonding as a vital tool in assisting at-risk job seekers obtain employment and is available in all 50 states and DC. Bonds are cost free to employers and job seekers. Written materials and CD's including guidelines on how agencies/organizations can obtain bonds to use in their placement efforts are available. More details at bonds4jobs.com
#38 ACT, Inc.
Contact: Scott Gomer
500 ACT Drive
Iowa City, IA 5223
ACT is a nonprofit, mission-based organization that provides insights that unlock potential. Our solutions give individuals, institutions, and organizations the insights they need to make decisions and take actions that improve their lives. We provide a continuum of integrated solutions that align with our mission of helping people achieve education and workplace success.
#39 Career Coach Institute, LLC
Contact: Marcia Bench
PO Box 5565
Scottsdale, AZ 85261
Career Coach Institute (CCI) is the world's leading provider of career coach training and certification. Founded in 2001, it offers the Certified Career Coach™ credential via teleclass, live training or online course. Based on the "bible" of career coaching, Career Coacing: An Insider's Guide. Accredited by the International Coach Federation.
Contact: Michael Robinson
PO Box 1167
Los Gatos, CA
Career Counselors, HR Managers and Resume Writers around the world use CareerPlanner's online assessments for: Career Interest, Personality Type, Transferable Skills and Career Values. Contact Michael@CareerPlanner.com or visit www.CareerPlanner.com/Free for free samples including the online versions of the Knowdell Career Values Card Sort and the Knowdell Motivated Skills Card Sort. CareerPlanner is also trained and certified to provide the MBTI and the Strong Interest Inventory.
#41 The Highlands Company, LLC
Contact: Kim Mumola
2001 Palmer Ave, Suite 103
Larchmont, NY 10538
The Highlands Ability Battery (THAB) online assessment, The True Test of Natural Abilities THAB, is a personal development tool that identifies an individual's natural abilities through direct and objective measurements, not through self-reporting. Certification in the administration of THAB opens the door to a valuable assessment tool which facilitates coaching, counseling, and consultation to the following client groups:
- High school and college students needing guidance in curriculum- and career-choices
- Individual adults seeking help with career changes and work crises
- Individuals and groups in corporations and public institutions
#42 Education Testing Service
Contact: Grace Espeut
660 Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08541
At nonprofit ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50-million tests annually in more than 180 countries, at more than 9,000 locations worldwide.