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KungFuPandaUK Jan 29th 2017 3:45 pm

Canadian Resume help please :)
 
Hi everyone

I took the plunge and made an EE profile scoring 430 points a few months ago - its never gone that low but nothing ventured etc!

I'm now looking online to try and find full time work relating to education management which is my background here in the UK to help me secure a route into Canada. I've found a job that I may go for at Mount Allison University and know there are a few academics here on BE who might know more about this place! So my questions are:

- does anyone have any resume templates or links that would be helpful for me? I've done the obvious searches on Google but can't seem to find anything concrete to use....
- does anyone have any experience of Mount Allison that might be helpful for me to know? Happy to have this PMd to me
- any other tips that might help me find work? I'm really looking for anything related to education but not teaching (done enough of that :D), all my previous experience in the UK has been in colleges managing curriculum areas

any help at all gratefully received!!

thanks in advance

KFPUK

DandNHill Jan 29th 2017 5:27 pm

Re: Canadian Resume help please :)
 
I know nothing about the world of education but when I changed my resume my main focus was on changing my job titles to the Canadian equivalents. I left the format as is. To give you an example of how the format is obviously ok is that I applied for 6 jobs recently, got three interviews and was offered all three! 😊

Novocastrian Jan 29th 2017 5:58 pm

Re: Canadian Resume help please :)
 

Originally Posted by KungFuPandaUK (Post 12164555)
Hi everyone

I took the plunge and made an EE profile scoring 430 points a few months ago - its never gone that low but nothing ventured etc!

I'm now looking online to try and find full time work relating to education management which is my background here in the UK to help me secure a route into Canada. I've found a job that I may go for at Mount Allison University and know there are a few academics here on BE who might know more about this place! So my questions are:

- does anyone have any resume templates or links that would be helpful for me? I've done the obvious searches on Google but can't seem to find anything concrete to use....
- does anyone have any experience of Mount Allison that might be helpful for me to know? Happy to have this PMd to me
- any other tips that might help me find work? I'm really looking for anything related to education but not teaching (done enough of that :D), all my previous experience in the UK has been in colleges managing curriculum areas

any help at all gratefully received!!

thanks in advance

KFPUK

I know a bit about Mount Allison U. It's a small undergrad only university in a small town 40 minutes drive from Moncton BristolUK is the resident expert on the latter.

Student population is 2250 and Sackville has 5500 permanent residents. Mount A has a good reputation within its undergrad only category, but isn't much different from the colleges in, for example, Ontario.

I know something of it because (a) I used to act as a reviewer for NSERC's Small University Grant Panel and (b) because I once had a grad student who had done his BSc there (he was quite successful really).

I don't know if any of this is useful to you.

KungFuPandaUK Jan 29th 2017 6:08 pm

Re: Canadian Resume help please :)
 

Originally Posted by DandNHill (Post 12164619)
I know nothing about the world of education but when I changed my resume my main focus was on changing my job titles to the Canadian equivalents. I left the format as is. To give you an example of how the format is obviously ok is that I applied for 6 jobs recently, got three interviews and was offered all three! 😊

Hi DandNHill
That's really useful thanks! I'll take the same approach as yours was so successful and well done on the job offers :)

KungFuPandaUK Jan 29th 2017 6:11 pm

Re: Canadian Resume help please :)
 

Originally Posted by Novocastrian (Post 12164636)
I know a bit about Mount Allison U. It's a small undergrad only university in a small town 40 minutes drive from Moncton BristolUK is the resident expert on the latter.

Student population is 2250 and Sackville has 5500 permanent residents. Mount A has a good reputation within its undergrad only category, but isn't much different from the colleges in, for example, Ontario.

I know something of it because (a) I used to act as a reviewer for NSERC's Small University Grant Panel and (b) because I once had a grad student who had done his BSc there (he was quite successful really).

I don't know if any of this is useful to you.

Hi Novocastrian

That is useful, all info is as a newbie to this all! Thanks, sounds like it could be a good fit for me and hope BristolUK can give me some more insights soon. .. 🙄

JamesM Jan 29th 2017 9:34 pm

Re: Canadian Resume help please :)
 

Originally Posted by Novocastrian (Post 12164636)
I know a bit about Mount Allison U. It's a small undergrad only university in a small town 40 minutes drive from Moncton BristolUK is the resident expert on the latter.

Student population is 2250 and Sackville has 5500 permanent residents. Mount A has a good reputation within its undergrad only category, but isn't much different from the colleges in, for example, Ontario.

I know something of it because (a) I used to act as a reviewer for NSERC's Small University Grant Panel and (b) because I once had a grad student who had done his BSc there (he was quite successful really).

I don't know if any of this is useful to you.

Is education management LMartin100's specialty?

not2old Jan 29th 2017 9:47 pm

Re: Canadian Resume help please :)
 
google is your friend on this one, see samples below

Dr. Karen’s Rules of the Academic CV | The Professor Is In

Dr. Mikko Karttunen - Resume

https://www.cs.sfu.ca/~jcliu/

http://www.davidsuzuki.org/downloads/drsuzukiCV.pdf

Dr. Thomas Thundat - Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering - University of Alberta

Novocastrian Jan 30th 2017 7:30 am

Re: Canadian Resume help please :)
 

Originally Posted by JamesM (Post 12164790)
Is education management LMartin100's specialty?

Not exactly, but close. Good idea.

KungFuPandaUK Jan 30th 2017 8:09 pm

Re: Canadian Resume help please :)
 
This is great not2old! Thanks very much, I really appreciate it :)

KungFuPandaUK Jan 30th 2017 8:10 pm

Re: Canadian Resume help please :)
 

Originally Posted by Novocastrian (Post 12165086)
Not exactly, but close. Good idea.

Look forward to hearing from him :)


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