Optimizing your skill set

Most of you have heard the term optimizing when talking about websites, but what does it mean to optimize your skill set?  We've all done resumes where we have listed ten skills as they pertain to the job posting, usually at the top of the page. In essence this is optimizing, but to really make these skills …

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Did your PhD get you a job?

I often hear post-docs complaining that although they've spent years and dollars to obtain their PhD, employers don't seem to be interested. To qualify this statement, I'm speaking of non-academic career searches, employers outside of the post-secondary world. I've lost track of how many times I've been told I'm over qualified. I've also been told …

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