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Making The Biggest Decision – PSE Planning

Imagine you’re in the market for a car. You see an advertisement featuring one that you like, that gives the basic details, and shows the happiest person you’ve ever seen in the accompanying picture. Would you buy it? Of course not! Nobody invests over $20,000 on something they don’t really know much about, right? Wrong.…

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The Academic Job Search

  Photo credit Flazingo.com under Creative Commons license Pursuing a tenured faculty position is like no other job search. It is time and labour intensive. If you’re completing a PhD, and seriously contemplating an academic search, the best time to start is before you’re ready to go on the market. Passed your comprehensive exams? Successfully…

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Reverse Engineer Your Job Search

  In a good job search, you should be pursuing leads, networking, doing your research, and actively engaging with the process. The keyword in that last sentence was actively. In a great job search, you’ll also be an attractive passive candidate. What’s the difference? In an active search, you’re doing all the legwork to make…

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e-Courses

Welcome to the CM Coaching School of Career Development!    On this page, you will find all of the courses that are currently offered, and new titles that are coming soon. Select your course from the the list below to access your content. Happy learning! Your Career Story on LinkedIn          …

Are You Settling or Negotiating?

In 2014 I changed positions at the university. My new job is my dream, a role I’ve wanted for years. I love my department, colleagues, and my direct supervisor is absolutely awesome. So when the offer finally came through, you would assume that I just jumped at it. Nope. As a career professional, I felt…