Aug 29

Terrified of Networking?

By Martha Vega-Smith, P.Eng. Guest Blogger Not long ago I was employed, and once in a while I would meet someone looking to re-enter the workforce. When they got in touch immediately after we met, or followed up on a job posting, they stuck in my mind. I was more likely to consider or recommend them… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 and is filed under Employment,Networking,Smart Connections.


Aug 11

Professional Networking for Engineers/Technologists

Are you actively looking for jobs or seeking for career advancements? Would you like to build up your network and meet with some professionals? Please come and join us for this professional networking event! You will: Meet professionals from APEGA, ASET, ERIEC Mentorship Program, EMCN, NAIT Learn information on engineering bridging and career mentorship programs… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, August 11th, 2017 and is filed under Employment,Mentees,Networking,Regulatory Bodies.


Jul 24

Alberta Online Fair

Why you should attend Prepare for Canada’s Settlement in Alberta Online Fair? Attending the online fair could not be easier.  All you have to do is make sure that you are registered and wait until the fair opens then click on the link in your email to enter the virtual fair. It is as simple… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, July 24th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Employment,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,Regulatory Bodies,Research,Special Projects,Upcoming Events.


Jul 20

Smart Connections in September: Register Today!

The online registration for the upcoming Smart Connections event hosted by ERIEC in collaboration with NAIT is now open!   Date:         Thursday, September 28th, 2017 Time:        5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Registration starts at 4:30 pm) Where:     NAIT Main Campus, North Lobby, Room Number O1X3      … Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Global Talent Conference,Latest News,Mentees,Mentors,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Smart Connections,Special Projects,Upcoming Events.


Jul 18

8 Ways New Immigrants Can Create Effective Business Meetings

The ERIEC team has received some great positive feedback from participants who attended our Smart Connections event held on June 15th . Gord Sheppard’s keynote presentation was well received by everyone attended and his presentation style and tips were very helpful to the internationally educated professional audience who are currently in a workforce transition. Gord has recently posted a new article… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Latest News,Mentees,Networking,Smart Connections,Special Projects.


Jul 13

New ERIEC’s Mentorship Model

Introducing New ERIEC’s Mentorship Project – A Model built for 2017 and beyond! By Tetyana Khramova For just over 8 years now, ERIEC has successfully managed the Career Mentorship Program and the legacy and results have been nothing short of impressive! The team has always strived to improve upon each year based on our original… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Latest News,Mentees,Mentors,Special Projects.


Jul 11

A Mentee Story – Sarah Tangan

I arrived in Canada and received the “warmest” of welcomes. I came from the Philippines and arrived at Fort McMurray eight days before the wildfire. This was the reason why my family and I evacuated to Edmonton. We eventually decided to stay in Edmonton as my husband and I agreed that Edmonton is a great… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Mentees.


Jul 05

CCI-LEX Develops Innovative Ways to Deliver ESL to Newcomers

Initially published in the June edition of Diversity Magazine Diversity and inclusion in Canadian society starts with effective newcomer settlement and integration. Cultural Connections Institute The Learning Exchange (CCI-LEX), a non-profit organization based in Edmonton, has grown into a leader in this area through innovative ways to deliver English as a Second Language (ESL) courses… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 and is filed under Latest News,Special Projects.