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.
When all applicants are equally talented, the final decision often comes down to factors that are completely beyond our control.
The importance of putting students in the (career) driver’s seat.
A good TPS is a living document and a key part of our self-assessment as educators.
How McMaster University’s faculty of engineering is motivating new professors to improve their teaching effectiveness.
When we stop to consider the demands that leadership can involve, we are enabling each other to move forward, together.
Partners who accompany international students tend to be well-educated, yet many experience difficulties pursuing their own career goals once in Canada.
A new book aims to understand why a small subset of professionals actively resists retirement.
As time goes by, I’m having more and more misgivings about using social media.
UA web editor Tara Siebarth tested out the tongue-loosening properties of improv games for science communicators at the Canadian Science Policy Conference.
Not only can career services administer assessments, but they can also offer resources that offer a different perspective.
“You and I only have one non-renewable resource in life – and that is time,” says Carleton University professor Tim Pychyl.
Reflections from a search committee member.
Good leaders listen more, assume less, and listen more again.
How to prepare in case someone discloses to you.
One academic’s experience working as a non-faculty staff researcher.
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.
Scholars should learn to ask, “What is the motivation of this organization?”
Three academics reflect on how they got on the tenure track.
Finding success in rejection.