Category Archives: Feature Blog

Four Unusual Literacy Skills of The Future: Global, Multilingual, Multicultural & Multidisciplinary

“What year are you preparing your students for? 1973? 1955?” This provocative question is the opening line in Mary Hayes Jacob’ s 2010 book,  Curriculum 21.  As a forward thinking educator, you want to answer that question with a date somewhere in the future.  So how can you make that happen?  Several experts have identified […]

Thursday March 2nd, 2017 Read more →

Stop blaming yourself: Hiring practices are inconsistent

Most job seekers blame themselves when they can’t find a job. Repeated rejection leads them to go the distance to find new ways to get a job.  They invest time and money in new skills, upgraded education, resume writing, even a professional photograph. All of these attempts to improve your chances are commendable and useful.  […]

Sunday December 4th, 2016 Read more →

Education Job in Canada: How to Make a Difference

Education is one of the biggest advantages of the human race since time immemorial; it has proved to be crucial towards the development of individuals, nations and the world. Thus, the value of education and the education sector cannot overemphasize. This is the reason many nations are allocating special budgets for the training of professionals […]

Tuesday November 1st, 2016 Read more →

3 Common Career Mistakes People Make

When you’re planning a career, it can feel awfully like carving a declaration into stone: painful and inescapable. This causes anxiety, stress, and a great deal of self doubt because for most people there is so much riding on our decision. From evaluating the prospective job market and the economic conditions to assessing our own […]

Monday February 29th, 2016 Read more →

How To Find that Coveted Tenure Position?

When applying for a position, money is one of the most common driving factor. Job security is also a high consideration especially in the world of education. Professors and teachers at the university and college level are always striving to earn that coveted title ensuring that they cannot be dismissed without substantial cause. Those with […]

Tuesday December 15th, 2015 Read more →

Canada Job Board

When you are looking for job one of the best things you can do is survey job boards in Canada. A job board is a place where employers can post job openings. Potential employees can log onto the job board and see what job openings are available. However, just looking at the job boards doesn’t […]

Wednesday November 18th, 2015 Read more →

Landing the Academic Dream Job

There are many academic jobs available in Canada if you know where to look. Whether you are a recent university graduate looking to start a career in the academic field. Or you are an experienced professional looking for a better academic job, there are good employment resources available. For Academic jobs Canada offers unique opportunities […]

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 Read more →

How Secure is Your Job in Higher Education?

Working at an institution of higher education has many advantages, including excellent benefits, and a vibrant, like-minded community.

Tuesday April 1st, 2014 Read more →

3 Simple and Efficient Steps to Attract the Best Job Candidates

Before you post a job on a website, you may want to seek some additional advice in order to be certain you attract only qualified candidates for the position. Academic jobs can attract all kinds of applicants; many of them are definitely competent to fulfill certain positions. It is vital to ensure that the person you hire has all of the professional qualifications and personality profile  that you desire.

Sunday February 23rd, 2014 Read more →

7 Great Benefits of Working for a Canadian University

The large universities in Canada employ thousands of people in a wide array of job types. Dalhousie University, for example, one of the oldest in Canada, employs close to 7,000 people.

Sunday February 9th, 2014 Read more →

8 Powerful Workplace Etiquettes for Success

You’ve found your dream job. You are on cloud nine! However you realize you have never worked in a higher education or corporate environment before. What should you do? What are the rules?

Sunday February 2nd, 2014 Read more →

Are you Choosing the Right Employer or Overlooking the Warning Signs?

Due to the scarcity of jobs in the market today, people willingly jump on any offer they may receive. What they fail to assess however is, if these are good jobs in general or, in our case more specifically good higher education jobs for themselves. In fact, many people overlook the obvious signs that an […]

Thursday December 5th, 2013 Read more →