New and Noteworthy

  1. Calling all employers

    June 09 2015

  2. Calling all parents

    June 04 2015

    As part of a joint project lead by CAPS: Your U of A Career Centre and Student Success Centre, we are looking for parents of prospective university students to participate in a focus group.

  3. CAPS Employment Survey of 2010 U of A Graduates

    May 11 2015

    Did you graduate from the U of A in 2010? We want to hear about your employment status and work search methods since your graduation. Please tell us how you are doing in the labour market by responding to our survey.

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From the Director's Chair

  1. Are you a giver, a matcher or a taker?

    February 26 2015

    This weeks post is written by Christine Gertz, Library and Information Specialist at CAPS. I first became aware of Adam Grant’s book, Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives our Success, when I received a link to his podcast on the book from Knowledge@Wharton. I do try to stay on top of business books that are relevant to career management, but I am also a sucker for the Malcolm

  2. Why should you get LinkedIn?

    February 03 2015

    Today's post is written by Christine Gertz, Library and Information Specialist at CAPS. Writing for Marketing Education Review, two professors described an assignment that they gave to their marketing students, both graduate and undergraduate. For ten percent of their final mark, the students in two different semesters had to create a LinkedIn profile and interact on the site to satisfy the

  3. Career Advice from the Pros: A How-to Guide for Arts Students

    December 18 2014

    Today’s post was written by Nicole Hoffman, CAPS’ Communications Intern. Nicole is in her final year of her Bachelor of Arts Degree at the U of A. Careers in the arts aren’t always straight-forward. Professionals in the arts tend to hold many positions before they find one that suits them, and many Arts students aren’t sure where they’ll end up after graduation. When faced with this

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