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Historical Reminiscents

Nov 27, 2018

The Historical Reminiscents podcast is celebrating its one year anniversary! Given the occasion I thought it would be a great idea to talk about celebrating milestones in your work.  In this episode, I talk about honouring milestones of all sizes and making space for celebration.  I also talk about what I've...


Oct 31, 2018

Meetings and committees are part of professional life, more so if you happen to be spending your time inside academia. Despite the role meetings play in professional settings very few public history programs or history graduate training contains information on how to run an effective meeting, building agendas, and...


Aug 2, 2018

Talking about money is hard but is an important part of maintaining a professional community.  In today's episode I talk about fair pay, salary transparency, the underpayment of heritage professionals, and precarious labour.

I would love to hear about other perspectives on the value of labour within the heritage field,...


Jun 27, 2018

Job applications can be full of emotional labour, self-doubt, and stress.  How do you know if you are qualified for a job? Should you take the time to apply? In this episode I talk about cover letters, equivalent experience, and putting yourself out there. I also discuss the intersection of gender, job applications, and...


Jan 25, 2018

Since starting at the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre in 2010 I have worked with a lot of students and new professionals. Over time I've developed really strong feels about the important of building meaningful placement, co-op, and work experiences for students. This episode dives into student mentorship and...