Who we are

Who we are

We’re a non-profit organization that works to advance career services and the capacity of the profession to respond with empathy and skill to our clients and stakeholders in an ever-changing work environment. We’re a nationally and internationally recognized leader in the field of career development.

Founded by Stu Conger in 1980, we’ve established a legacy of industry-leading work. We focus on applied research, policy consultation, training, resource development and service capacity building.

Our Team is Critical to our Success

The staff of CCDF are nationally and internationally recognized for their career development expertise and leadership. Staff specializations include education, social services, mental health, psychology, social sciences, diversity and inclusion, quantitative and qualitative research methods and labour market analysis.

The Associates of CCDF have worked with us on a consulting basis for many years and have supported us in extending CCDF’s mandate and presence in Canada and internationally. CCDF Associates have been doing leading edge work in the field of career development.

The Board of CCDF is a volunteer body, comprised of leaders in the career development field and individuals with specialized expertise from across Canada.