12 episodes

What the Job? is an advice podcast on all things jobs. Listen to University of Alberta alumni talk about their career paths and learn tips from the Career Centre on everything from networking to resume writing.

WTJ is proudly sponsored by our affinity partner TD Insurance.

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What the Job? is an advice podcast on all things jobs. Listen to University of Alberta alumni talk about their career paths and learn tips from the Career Centre on everything from networking to resume writing.

WTJ is proudly sponsored by our affinity partner TD Insurance.

    Mini-episode: How To Negotiate Your Salary

    Mini-episode: How To Negotiate Your Salary

    Christine from the University of Alberta Career Centre returns to the show with some tips on how to effectively negotiate your salary.

    The UAlberta Career Centre is a resource for alumni looking for all kinds of career assistance. Check them out at: uab.ca/cc

    WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance.

    Got a question? Email us at: wtj@ualberta.ca

    Music: Cottages by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 13 min
    Flex Your Focus, With Lana Cuthbertson, '10 BA

    Flex Your Focus, With Lana Cuthbertson, '10 BA

    Lana Cuthbertson, ’10 BA, is a communications strategist and founder of Parity YEG, a non-profit, non-partisan group encouraging women to get involved in politics. Lana talks about the importance of allowing flexibility in your career focus and getting comfortable with the zig-zaggy nature of career paths.

    WTJ is sponsored by TD Insurance.

    Got a question? Email us at: wtj@ualberta.ca

    Music: Cottages by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 37 min
    Mini-episode: How to LinkedIn

    Mini-episode: How to LinkedIn

    Christine from the University of Alberta Career Centre talks about how to use LinkedIn effectively in your job search.

    uab.ca/cc

    • 16 min
    The Restaurant Life, with Nate Box, '07 BSc

    The Restaurant Life, with Nate Box, '07 BSc

    Nate Box, ’07 BSc, restaurateur and founder of Black Box Hospitality talks about what it’s like to open a dining establishment, the art and science of cooking, and the moment of zen that is doing the dishes.

    Sponsored by TD Insurance

    Music: Cottages by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 43 min
    Building Relationships, with Salima Ebrahim, ’00 BA

    Building Relationships, with Salima Ebrahim, ’00 BA

    On the latest episode of What the Job?, Salima Ebrahim, ’00 BA, branch manager in external and intergovernmental relations with the City of Edmonton, shares her thoughts on cultivating workplace and mentorship relationships. Plus, learn how to balance being intentional while remaining open to new professional possibilities.

    Sponsored by TD Insurance

    Music: Cottages by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 32 min
    Mini-episode: Cover Letters

    Mini-episode: Cover Letters

    Emily from the Career Centre tells us how to write a great cover letter.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

Llarold ,

Loving it

This show makes me proud to be a U of A alum. Great format, I love the host.
Keep up the great work!
KK

Chloe Chalmers ,

Great career advice!

It’s so refreshing to hear career advice from people who took an unconventional path to finding their dream job.

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