New and Noteworthy

  1. Five things students want from employers at career fairs

    September 22 2015

    With hundreds of employers and thousands of students, career fairs can be a bit overwhelming for everyone. Post-secondary career centers want employers to be able to attract the right students, and students to find the right jobs and careers to match their passions. So, we went out and talked to students and asked them how can an employer reveal what they want from students while bringing themselves to the students’ attention? Take note and help your organization stand out.

  2. Make connections and get ideas for your degree at a career forum

    September 11 2015

    Make connections and get ideas of where your degree can lead you. CAPS is hosting a number of career forums this fall that will help you do just that and more – here’s what some students have had to say about our past career forums:

  3. Making Careers Day 2015 work for you

    August 25 2015

    Careers Day is still a few weeks away, but there are some steps you can take before to maximize your success at the event. 1) Research the employers attending Careers Day.

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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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