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Tuesday, January 25 • 10:00 - 10:45
(On-demand session released) Successful Career Decision-Making in a Digital Economy

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The rapidly changing job market and unbalanced shift toward digital technologies, intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic, continues to impact young people's career decision-making. This presentation will highlight the outcome of an ongoing qualitative study funded by SSHRC. The results reflect factors that are helping and hindering young people's vocational choices within a labour market influenced by increasing digitization.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Increase awareness of the impact of digitization on career decision-making
  • Understand shifts in career decision-making in light of COVID-19
  • Identify strategies leading to career success for young people

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Deepak Mathew

Associate Professor, Trinity Western University
Deepak Mathew is an Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology at Trinity Western University. His research interests include career development and life transitions. Current projects involve immigrant and Indigenous career development, retirement transition and digital economy... Read More →
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Esther Nordin

Graduate Student in Counselling Psychology, Trinity Western University
Esther Nordin is a graduate student in the Counselling Psychology Program at Trinity Western University. She is passionate about career-related research, with a specific interest in the intersection of career and meaning in life.
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Victor Lee

Graduate Student in Counselling Psychology, Trinity Western University
Completing his MA in Counselling Psychology at Trinity Western University, Victor Lee has worked with newcomers, refugees, university students and people with developmental health issues. He is currently involved in career development research.

Tuesday January 25, 2022 10:00 - 10:45 EST