Jan 05

Gustave Gatabazi – A New Canadian’s Story

I immigrated to Canada from Africa in October, 2009 and landed straight away in Vancouver.  As a new immigrant I did not know what to expect. I was curious and nervous at the same time.  I felt welcomed and I started to adjust to the new system and my new home.  I met with other… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, January 5th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Career Mentorship,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics.


Dec 22

Happy Holidays from ERIEC!

  Thank you all for your valuable support to ERIEC mentorship and networking programs. Looking forward to another year of exciting collaboration! We send you and your families our warmest greetings for bright and happy holidays! ERIEC Team ERIEC: The Year in Photos See you all at the Global Talent Conference 2018! 

This entry was posted on Friday, December 22nd, 2017 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Global Talent Conference,Latest News,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Smart Connections,Special Projects,Speed Career Networking,The Wave.


Dec 19

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2018: Registration Now Open!

Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) presents: 2018 Edmonton Global Talent Conference Let’s Connect!  Involving others on your path to success Thursday, February 22nd 2018 Fantasyland Hotel & Conference Centre, West Edmonton Mall  9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Registration and breakfast start at 8:00 am) Registration: This event is open to Internationally Educated Professionals who are… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 and is filed under Global Talent Conference,Latest News,Mentees,Mentors,Networking,Special Projects,Upcoming Events.


Dec 12

Hon. Ratna Omidvar on Mentorship

Statement on Immigrant Employment Councils: Mentorship as Key to Social Cohesion On November 30th, Senator Ratna Omidvar welcomed Margaret Eaton of the Toronto Immigrant Employment Council and Jennifer Hollis of Immploy to the Senate. Her statement celebrates Canada’s immigrant employment councils. Through employment mentorship programs, thousands of newcomers to this country have been able to… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Employment,Latest News,Mentees,Mentors,Other Interesting Topics.


Dec 05

Networking in December

By Eric Pye, CRS, Career Advisor at CPA Alberta | Certified Resume Strategist | LinkedIn | Networking | Interviews | Workshop Facilitation If you’re a job seeker, what are your plans for December? Do you plan to “take the month off,” or keep plugging away at your search? If you’re thinking about a month off,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 and is filed under Employment,Latest News,Mentees,Mentors,Networking,Other Interesting Topics.


Nov 29

Webinar tomorrow: 3 Strategies to Finding Work in Canada

Frustrated with finding work in Canada? Not sure where to start? Applying online is not the only thing you need to do to get a job. This free of charge mini training will show you three practical strategies you can use right now to find work – and introduce you to a few other useful resources at… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Employment,Latest News,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects,The Wave,Upcoming Events.


Nov 24

PINs – Networking

What are Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs)? PINs are associations that are run by immigrants and immigrant agency partners for immigrants and exist in many of our communities across Canada. Have you recently immigrated to Canada? Are you looking to build your network and get support with your job search? Our colleagues at TRIEC in Toronto have… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 24th, 2017 and is filed under Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects.


Nov 16

Webinar: LinkedIn to your Next Job

Do you know that 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn for recruiting? Do you know how to use LinkedIn in job hunting? Join our webinar and learn some basic skills in using LinkedIn. In this webinar, you will learn: – Importance of LinkedIn – Various functions – Techniques of creating attractive profile – Strategies of approaching… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 and is filed under Employment,Latest News,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects,Upcoming Events.