The Immigrant Entrepreneurship Training program might be what you need! This is a twelve weeks program supported by Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) and Wildman Institute. Wildman Institute is a non- profit, small business support facility in Edmonton which offers entrepreneurial training programs for a variety of client groups such as immigrant entrepreneurs. They… Read more »
Are you an established engineer working and based here in Edmonton? ERIEC needs you as a Mentor for an afternoon! Speed Career Networking is an event which focuses on information sharing and time-efficient networking between local professionals and internationally-trained professionals who have recently settled in Edmonton and are “job ready”. This is not a recruitment… Read more »
This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 and is filed under Speed Career Networking.
Note to Bloggers and Friends of ERIEC: the Wave: I am sure that most of you, mentees or mentors, have something to say on the future immigration volume. We thought you might be interested in filling this out. Citizenship and Immigration Canada would like to invite you to participate in an online consultation on immigration… Read more »
Are you new to Canada? Are you an internationally trained Accounting or Finance professional? Are you struggling to make connections or find employment in your field? If the answer is ‘Yes’ to these questions, you might consider attending this event: Smart Connections for Accounting and Finance Professionals Thursday, September 19th, 2013, 8:30 – 12:30… Read more »
Dear Friends of The Wave, ERIEC is working with Dr. Lai of the University of Calgary to assist them to recruit for interview candidates for a very important research project. This project will examine the socio-cultural interactions and issues related to etiquettes faced by professional immigrants in the workplace. For professional immigrants, while some of… Read more »
Around the world, thousands of fans follow their national soccer teams with passion. Sport plays an important role in many communities as one of the great ‘connectors’ and has proven to be a successful way to help integrate and connect diverse communities. We at ERIEC are committed to addressing the needs of our clients, especially… Read more »
We at ERIEC are pleased to promote the upcoming Hire Immigrants webinar which will highlight innovative practices in order to help employers access qualified internationally trained candidates. As a business, your hiring and retention practices are critical to your competitiveness as a company. Choosing the right person from a pool of qualified candidates depends on… Read more »
What kind of impacts do our mentoring programs have for newcomers who are trying to integrate into the Canadian labour market? In this brief yet engaging video produced by Shaw TV in Edmonton, you can watch a mentorship pair share their perspectives on mentoring and how having a mentor can help make a difference in… Read more »
This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 and is filed under Career Mentorship.