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(English) 3 Lessons I Learned as Hiring Manager at a Canadian University

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mercredi, der 9. novembre 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 […]

mercredi, der 18. décembre 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 […]

jeudi, der 2. mars 2017 Read more →


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mercredi, der 11. janvier 2017 Read more →

(English) How to Keep up with Advances in Your Field

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dimanche, der 11. décembre 2016 Read more →

(English) Stop blaming yourself: Hiring practices are inconsistent

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dimanche, der 4. décembre 2016 Read more →


(English) Education Job in Canada: How to Make a Difference

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mardi, der 1. novembre 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. […]

jeudi, der 14. avril 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 […]

lundi, der 29. février 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 […]

mercredi, der 20. janvier 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 […]

mardi, der 15. décembre 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 […]

mercredi, der 18. novembre 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 […]

mardi, der 17. novembre 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.

mardi, der 1. avril 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 […]

jeudi, der 20. mars 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 […]

vendredi, der 7. mars 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 […]

dimanche, der 2. mars 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 […]

vendredi, der 28. février 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.

dimanche, der 23. février 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 […]

dimanche, der 16. février 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 […]

vendredi, der 14. février 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.

dimanche, der 9. février 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?

dimanche, der 2. février 2014 Read more →


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jeudi, der 30. janvier 2014 Read more →


Preparing Job Interview: Get a Glimpse into the Organization

Proper preparation is the key to completing any task successfully. Preparing for a job interview is no different. In fact, it can be very challenging to some who may become stressful with such important events. Obtaining information about the organization as well as the people within it can help reduce the stress.   The hiring […]

samedi, der 25. janvier 2014 Read more →