Feb 27

With Sincere Gratitude and Appreciation

With only one day left before ERIEC’s 3rd annual premium event, the 2013 Edmonton Global Talent Conference for Finance, IT and Engineering professionals, the air is electric here at the office.  For the first time in ERIEC’s short history, the event is SOLD OUT with record breaking registration of 185 people.  Interest in this is… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 and is filed under Global Talent Conference,Other Interesting Topics.


Feb 20

We Can All Learn Something New Everyday!

Where will you be on Thursday, February 28th, 2013?  I know where I’m going to be!  I will be joining with over 100 immigrant professionals and 40+ local professionals from the finance, IT and engineering sectors in the Edmonton area to learn something (maybe more than one thing) new!  Why, you ask?  Well, the 14,000+… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 and is filed under Global Talent Conference.


Feb 13

Don’t Miss The Best Event of Its Kind in Edmonton in 2013!

Record-breaking attendance by local and internationally trained professionals from Finance, IT and Engineering, an outstanding program including sector-specific discussion panels and professional development seminars, and a great venue aren’t the only things that will make the 2013 Edmonton Global Talent Conference the best event of its kind in Edmonton this year!  The keynote speakers are… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Global Talent Conference,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects.


Feb 06

It’s been an excellent wave…

Well, I’m writing this on my last day of work at ERIEC. The last few days have been full of well-wishes coming my way from mentors, mentees, board members, colleagues and others. I’m going out on a wave of positive vibes! I’ve been at ERIEC for 2 years plus a day, and it’s been an… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Other Interesting Topics.


Jan 30

A Journey from El Salvador to Alberta

A quick glance at Iris Moreno’s resume shows she is a very well-qualified professional with more than 15 years’ experience in project management within the non-profit and government sectors. While Iris earned her impressive qualifications in El Salvador, she worked with mentor Doug Piquette, ERIEC Executive Director, to learn how to format her resume so… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 and is filed under Career Mentorship.


Jan 29

Job Posting – Program Coordinator

Exciting position available! We are looking for a Program Coordinator to run the Career Mentorship Program.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 and is filed under Latest News,Upcoming Events.


Jan 23

January is Mentoring Month!

January is national Mentoring Month in Canada. What better way to celebrate than to start our 9th cohort of mentors and mentees in ERIEC’s Career Mentorship Program! It’s our largest cohort ever with 27 mentees matched! We have previously written about the program here and here. The mentees are from all over the world: Bangladesh,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 and is filed under Career Mentorship.


Jan 16

What would happen if….???

…  150 internationally trained professionals who have recently arrived in Edmonton came together with local professionals in their field for one day to network and learn from each other? … Internationally trained professionals who have been successful finding their place in their field of interest shared their stories and advice with the internationally trained professionals who… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics.