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BY ELISSA GURMAN | APR 12 2019

Until more non-academic employers understand the meaning and value of a PhD, many more PhD holders will likely have to start at the bottom.

BY ANDREA EIDINGER | APR 10 2019

When all applicants are equally talented, the final decision often comes down to factors that are completely beyond our control.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | MAR 12 2019

The importance of putting students in the (career) driver’s seat.

BY ALISON FLYNN, GAVAN WATSON & JAY WILSON | MAR 06 2019

A good TPS is a living document and a key part of our self-assessment as educators.

BY OLDRICH BUBAK | FEB 26 2019

How McMaster University’s faculty of engineering is motivating new professors to improve their teaching effectiveness.

BY AMANDA DOBBIE & SAMAH SABRA | FEB 13 2019

When we stop to consider the demands that leadership can involve, we are enabling each other to move forward, together.

BY JOSÉ F. DOMENE | JAN 08 2019

Partners who accompany international students tend to be well-educated, yet many experience difficulties pursuing their own career goals once in Canada.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | JAN 04 2019

A new book aims to understand why a small subset of professionals actively resists retirement.

BY DAVID SMITH | DEC 17 2018

As time goes by, I’m having more and more misgivings about using social media.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 26 2018

UA web editor Tara Siebarth tested out the tongue-loosening properties of improv games for science communicators at the Canadian Science Policy Conference.

BY DEANNA ENGLAND | OCT 29 2018

Not only can career services administer assessments, but they can also offer resources that offer a different perspective.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | SEP 25 2018

“You and I only have one non-renewable resource in life – and that is time,” says Carleton University professor Tim Pychyl.

BY BARBARA J. FALK | SEP 18 2018

Reflections from a search committee member.

BY ALEXANDER CLARK & BAILEY SOUSA | AUG 30 2018

Good leaders listen more, assume less, and listen more again.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | AUG 29 2018

How to prepare in case someone discloses to you.

BY DENISE SARAH BOYLE | AUG 02 2018

One academic’s experience working as a non-faculty staff researcher.

BY GARRETT RICHARDS | JUN 22 2018

Whether you are a presenter, a chair, or a discussant, you will have some influence on the overall experience of the audience in your session.

BY SARAH ELAINE EATON | JUN 19 2018

Scholars should learn to ask, “What is the motivation of this organization?”

BY GRAHAM W. LEA, JUDITH WALKER & EE-SEUL YOON | JUN 11 2018

Three academics reflect on how they got on the tenure track.

BY MATTHEW SANSCARTIER & MATTHEW JOHNSTON | JUN 04 2018

Finding success in rejection.