We are looking for some A-players to fill positions of BC Field Director and AB Permit Holder (Project Archaeologist). Circle values our archaeologists; we consider each person to be a valuable contributor to our team. We work hard but incentivize and compensate great work accordingly. Please check out the job postings and send a resume … Read More Job Alert!
Do you remember where you were TEN YEARS ago? Well, for Kristin, she was starting a new job in Edmonton, at a place called Altamira Consulting Ltd. She was an Alberta permit-holder with extensive GIS experience, and was offered the opportunity to utilize all these skills… in the forest! For those of you that don’t … Read More 10 years older, 10 years wiser? #happyworkiversary
People often wonder what it is archaeologists actually do… Or maybe they don’t, and they assume we’re out there livin’ it up like Indiana Jones or, my favourite, the Relic Hunter. But it’s not true. For the many of us, there are few amazing finds, and certainly no guns (although I have been asked if … Read More What do archaeologists do exactly?
Amidst all the recent occupy movements, there has been increasing awareness with regard to financial difficulties amongst “the 99 percent” that are seemingly and abundantly different from those of “the 1 percent.” I sympathize with many of the 99%; financial difficulties, especially due to rising medical costs (so glad I live in Canada), are very … Read More Start with yourself, #occupy your mind
If you have ever worked in northern Alberta, you are probably familiar with camp, in relation to work in the oil sands. For all you other folks, it’s not hiking and camping in the forest with a fire and some s’mores. I had heard some (horror) stories in the past, and was a little hesitant … Read More Joys at camp?
A good friend used to say (when I had to make a decision), “Just throw it out to the universe.” So sometimes, the universe tells you that you should, for example, enjoy being in the forest instead of trying to escape from it. That’s what happened to me… I left the beautiful city of Vancouver … Read More Field finds – more than just dirt