Landing the Academic Dream Job
- Nov, 17th 2015
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
How Secure is Your Job in Higher Education?
- Apr, 01st 2014
Working at an institution of higher education has many advantages, including excellent benefits, and a vibrant, like-minded community. However, as with any job, if you are thinking of a career at a college or university, it’s important to take a
The Difference between Working at a Canadian College and a University
- Mar, 20th 2014
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.
How to Dress for a Business Casual Interview
- Mar, 07th 2014
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 i
Top Reasons you didn’t get a Job and What to do About It
- Mar, 02nd 2014
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
How to Deal with an Indecisive Manager
- Feb, 28th 2014
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 comp
3 Simple and Efficient Steps to Attract the Best Job Candidates
- Feb, 23rd 2014
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 competen
Does Prayer Work in Job Search?
- Feb, 16th 2014
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 kn
Is Freelancing for You?
- Feb, 14th 2014
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 a
7 Great Benefits of Working for a Canadian University
- Feb, 09th 2014
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. Jobs in Canadian universities are typically divided into adm
8 Powerful Workplace Etiquettes for Success
- Feb, 02nd 2014
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? While every organization, be it a Canadian university, c