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Cost of Education vs. Miseducation

1.       Healthcare If authorities invest $1000 in good education, people will likely lead a Healthy Lifestyle as a result. Otherwise, as people are miseducated and likely to live an unhealthy lifestyle, that increases the cost of preventable diseases for society at a cost of $10,000. 2.       Public Safety If $1,500 is invested in good education, […]

Thursday November 1st, 2018 Read more →

3 Lessons I Learned as Hiring Manager at a Canadian University

It is always useful to see things from the perspective of people we deal with.  I have been working for several different universities in Canada for over 20 years and have hired for many academic positions. I have met job candidates of different calibres, with impressive as well as regular credentials and experiences. Do you […]

Wednesday November 9th, 2016 Read more →

Preparing for a Job Interview by Thinking like the Hiring Manager

One of the most stressful processes that many of us do is to prepare and go through the process of a job interview. How can one prepare for an interview? You don’t know who the person is you will be meeting with, you don’t know what the environment will be like and you certainly don’t […]

Wednesday December 18th, 2013 Read more →

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 →

Academic Job Search in Canada: Don’t Overlook Small Schools

  If you are the type who prefers an intimate restaurant where the owner and the regulars greet you when you come in, a smaller college may be the perfect work place for you.  Even those of you who are accustomed to larger institutions may still find a strong comfort level in a setting you […]

Wednesday January 11th, 2017 Read more →

How to Keep up with Advances in Your Field

 Why Bother Like any field of study, yours keeps evolving: new discoveries are made: old theories slide into oblivion.   As an educator who develops others in the field, it is critical that you regularly incorporate these changes into your thinking, your research and your teaching.  Your reputation, career advancement, perhaps, even your employment depends upon […]

Sunday December 11th, 2016 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 →

How to Turn Your Shyness into Your Advantage in the Workplace

Shyness has long been perceived as a negative trait for those who want to advance their careers, but you can definitely use it to your advantage! The secret is all about making people realize that your shyness is actually a strength. Think of it as a marketing or branding strategy to improve your professional image. […]

Thursday April 14th, 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 →


Tips For First Day at a New Job

Starting a new job is an exciting adventure but can also be stressful because you are in a new place with unfamiliar people around you and you are expected to perform at your very best. It is important to start off on the right foot with your boss and co-workers so there are a few […]

Wednesday January 20th, 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 →


The Difference between Working at a Canadian College and a University

If you are interested in working at an institution of higher education in Canada, you have a dizzying array of choices. Everything from universities, to colleges, to university/colleges, to private colleges should be considered in your search. There used to be more of a distinction between public colleges, and universities in Canada. Recently though some […]

Thursday March 20th, 2014 Read more →


How to Dress for a Business Casual Interview

Business casual dress is reserved for your daily attire in a white-collar office position, but can be appropriate for some interviews. When is it appropriate to dress in business casual for a job interview? There are a couple situations where it is permissible to wear a business casual outfit. Job fairs are one opportunity. They […]

Friday March 7th, 2014 Read more →


Top Reasons you didn’t get a Job and What to do About It

When your job search results in your being denied a position, especially after a job interview, it can leave you wondering what went wrong. However, employment with Canadian universities being one of the best kept career secrets in this country, you should always be smart in how you go about your job hunting. Here are […]

Sunday March 2nd, 2014 Read more →


How to Deal with an Indecisive Manager

University employment can be made stressful whenever your boss can’t seem to make up his or her mind. It can be frustrating because you always seem to be guessing as to what this manager wants, and may even be given conflicting instructions on completing certain tasks. As surprising as it may sound, you should know […]

Friday February 28th, 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 →


Does Prayer Work in Job Search?

If you’re involved in an academic job search, you already know how difficult it can be to land the right position. Perhaps you’ve wondered whether or not prayer would actually help you in your job search, in which case you will be comforted to know that it can indeed be beneficial. Many Forms of Prayers […]

Sunday February 16th, 2014 Read more →


Is Freelancing for You?

There has been much discussion over the last decade about the changing nature of work. For most people finding a job they will stay with for life is a faint hope at best. Our world is changing too rapidly, and sometimes in unpredictable ways, to be able to count on long term employment. All we […]

Friday February 14th, 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 →


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Thursday January 30th, 2014 Read more →