Announcements

September Job Fair @ ASSIST Downtown

- Hosted by ASSIST Community Services Centre, Downtown Office

Are you looking for jobs? Participating companies and institutions include:

  • City of Edmonton
  • Crius
  • Robert Half
  • Met Credit
  • Primerica
  • Mosaic
  • Value Village
  • KFC

Note: Please bring your permanent resident card or confirmation of permanent residency in Canada, work permit for live-in caregiver and letter of acceptance for refugee claimant.

When: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: ASSIST Community Services Centre, Downtown office, 9649 105A Avenue, Edmonton AB

Free service, but registration needed. For registration, please click here or you can contact Azumme or Wendy at 780-429-3111 ext 315 or 316. To learn more about the services that ASSIST offers, please visit their website at www.assistcsc.org.

 

Smart Connections

- Hosted by ERIEC & NAIT

SmartConnections is a model which helps Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) in creating sustainable career paths, whether within or outside their field of expertise. For more information about Smart Connections, please click here.

Who is invited: Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) who may also be NAIT alumni, current or prospective students

Cost: free event; light refreshments provided

Participants will have the opportunity to interact with local business professionals. This will provide them an opportunity to practice and refine their networking and conversation skills, while gaining knowledge about different industries and career paths.

When: Thursday, September 28th, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Registration starts at 4:30 pm)
Where: NAIT Main Campus, North Lobby, Room Number O1X3, 11762 106 Street, Edmonton Alberta

Seats are limited, please make sure you are able to attend before you register. For registration, please click here.

For more information, please contact Elena at echernaeva@eriec.ca or 780-497-8866.

 

iTech 2017 Conference – Edmonton

All access conference pass includes:

  • All Keynotes
  • All Vendor Sessions
  • Complimentary Lunch
  • Networking reception with complimentary drink
  • Lots of door prizes!

Why attend?

  • Speak one-on-one with vendors, all in one place
  • Discover new cutting edge products and services
  • Network and meet new people in the industry
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends
  • See technology in action through demonstrations
  • Attend conference seminar sessions
  • Research information needed to enhance your IT strategy
  • Local event right in your backyard!

Who attend?

  • CIO/CTO’s
  • IT Directors/Managers
  • Network Architects and Analysts
  • Data Center Managers
  • Network and Communications Managers
  • Systems Software Managers
  • Security and Recovery Specialists
  • Storage Architects

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Where: Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB

Registration now open! For more information, please click here.

 

October Job Fair @ ASSIST SW!

- Hosted by ASSIST Community Services Centre, Southwest Office

Are you looking for jobs? Participating companies and institutions include:

  • Best Western Premier Denham Inn and Suites
  • 5 Star Restaurant Group
  • Southland Transportation Ltd.
  • Ups
  • JW Research
  • Mosaic
  • First Student Canada
  • Edmonton Transit System
  • City of Edmonton
  • Alberta Works
  • More companies to be announced…

Note: Please bring your permanent resident card or confirmation of permanent residency in Canada, work permit for live-in caregiver and letter of acceptance for refugee claimant.

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: ASSIST Community Services Centre, Southwest Office, Unit 2, 810 Saddleback Road, Edmonton

Free service, but registration needed. Please contact 780-429-3119 for registrations. To learn more about the services that ASSIST offers, please visit their website at www.assistcsc.org.

 

The online tool – AgriJobMatch has been launched!

AgriJobMatch is a national job board which compiles thousands of agricultural job postings from across Canada for “one-stop job shopping.” The goals of AgriJobMatch are to assist in making the hiring process faster and easier while also improving upon the pairing of the right person with the right job.

For job seekers, AgriJobMatch:

  • is free to use;
  • easily searches agriculture jobs from across Canada;
  • offers the creation and management of resumes;
  • tracks applications and invitations;
  • creates a customized profile to find agricultural jobs that best match your interests; and
  • allows employers to send you invitations to apply for jobs that match your profile.

For employers, AgriJobMatch:

  • is free to register;
  • allows you to add job postings ($199 standard job posting fee is waived until April 2017);
  • provides a hiring kit option which includes sample job descriptions, job advertisements, and interview guides; and
  • matches and invites job seekers to your job postings based on their profiles.
  • The enrollment process for job seekers will take approximately 10 minutes.

Check out the job matching tool for yourself at www.agrijobmatch.ca now!

 

New! Global Logistics Management Professional Development Certificate and Courses

The Supply Chain Management Association Alberta (SCMA AB), in association with MacEwan University School of Continuing Education, offers this advanced, comprehensive series of courses to meet the emerging needs of the global supply chain industry.Through case-based, problem-solving activities, you will have the opportunity to apply high level, analytical reasoning to examine different solutions to purchasing and transportation logistics, advanced sourcing, and integrated business systems in different domestic and international settings to achieve a stronger presence in the global marketplace.

Course Details

This certificate consists of eight courses and 126 instructional hours.

  1. Advanced Supply Chain Management (21 hours)
  2. Logistics Infrastructure (14 hours)
  3. International Trade and Logistics (14 hours)
  4. Transportation Management (14 hours)
  5. Advanced Global Sourcing (21 hours)
  6. Production and Inventory Control I (14 hours)
  7. Supply Chain Risk Management (14 hours)
  8. Warehousing and Materials Handling (14 hours)

The courses can be taken individually. Complete all eight to receive your Global Logisitcs Management Certificate.

All completed courses will be eligible for Continuing Education (CE) credit hours and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points through SMCA AB.

The courses are designed for professionals, with broad business knowledge and experience in Supply Chain Management, wishing to enhance their career growth, develop in-depth knowledge and specialized skills in Global Logistics.

For more information, please click here.

To know more about this certificate program, Contact 780-497-5207 or businessconed@MacEwan.ca

 

Constructing Futures

We are pleased to share information on EMCN’s newest occupational skills training program called Constructing Futures: a 6-month program that provides essential workplace skills and access to the labour market for unemployed, or underemployed immigrants with recognized degrees from an international institution and work experience in the construction field, who want to pursue careers in construction project management within Canada.

Program Description and Goals:

The program provides 18 weeks of full-time employment preparation skills training to participants and an 8-week full-time practicum with an Edmonton employer in the construction industry. Participants will build their skills in effective Canadian business communication, English language for the construction industry, Canadian workplace culture, workplace safety, use of computers and social media, employment standards and employment readiness. These elements will be instructed in partnership with Enbridge Pipelines. In addition, participants will complete Project Management courses with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and will obtain an industry recognized Certificate in Project Leadership.

Participant Selection:

  1. be a graduate of a recognized degree program from an international institution and have work experience in the construction field;
  1. have a minimum Canadian Language Benchmarks for Academics (CLBA) score of 6 in Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing;
  1. be an Alberta resident, and submit immigration status documents;
  1. be unemployed, underemployed; or receiving Employment Insurance (EI);
  1. demonstrate readiness, willingness, and ability to complete the full 6 months of programming;
  1. submit and pass a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) assessment to appraise technical and project management background and submit documented evidence;
  1. pass an interview with a panel of trustees that includes representatives from NAIT, the project management industry, and Constructing Futures programming.

Please note: the application process is competitive. Applying for the program does not guarantee acceptance.

Where: Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN), 8914 – 118 Avenue, Edmonton

REGISTER to attend a free information session by sending an email to: constructingfutures@emcn.ab.ca or contact 780-421-7400.

 

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