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Careers Café

BY ANDREA EIDINGER | JUN 02 2020

We need to recognize that teaching remotely is far more complicated than simply putting content online.

BY ANDREA EIDINGER | JAN 27 2020

Some concrete strategies to help you be a better support for your students.

BY ANDREA EIDINGER | DEC 02 2019

The time has come to talk about ethical considerations and best practices for these kinds of announcements.

BY ANDREA EIDINGER | OCT 29 2019

This column is being relaunched, the first post takes a unique look at some of the issues that affect contingent faculty.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | JUN 26 2019

As I wrap up my eight years of writing for Careers Café, I can’t help but impart some final advice.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | MAY 17 2019

Networking can feel dehumanizing, and the easiest way to change that is to treat the people you encounter as complete humans.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | APR 22 2019

Sitting on a board can help develop your ability to handle situations of accountability without authority.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | MAR 20 2019

Some secret interviews are built into the formal interview process, some happen during informational interviews and some happen purely by chance.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | FEB 14 2019

The secret CV doesn’t contain things you want to hide, but rather things that you’re proud of, and haven’t yet found a way to articulate.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | JAN 22 2019

As much as I’m in favour of making a change for the better, fresh starts often take persistence and sweat.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | DEC 11 2018

A rejection is not a comment on who you are as a person, or even on your ability to do the job.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | NOV 16 2018

Many career resources change over time, and are worth checking in on periodically.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | OCT 10 2018

Your university may already have a number of offerings that you assume it doesn’t.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | SEP 07 2018

What do your flaws (yes, you have some) look like in their best, most advantageous form?

BY LIZ KOBLYK | AUG 16 2018

Not only do people frequently redirect their careers, but they often do so with the help of their past experience, not despite them.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | JUN 29 2018

It’s reassuringly self-aware – and frankly, exciting – to hear someone reflect on how part of their career path made them who they are.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | MAY 28 2018

Throw the word “networking” out the window; replace it with “staying in touch.”

BY LIZ KOBLYK | APR 20 2018

They have the tough task of making a good decision about who to hire, despite having incomplete knowledge about candidates.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | MAR 15 2018

No matter how reasonable the workload or functional the work environment, if the work you do has no meaning to you, stress is almost inevitable.

BY LIZ KOBLYK | FEB 21 2018

Connecting the dots to highlight your trajectory and using plain language will give contacts, readers and interviewers a more natural picture of you.