Jun 09

Smart Connections: Deadline for Registration Extended!

We are pleased to announce that the registration deadline for the upcoming event Smart Connections has been extended. This is a fantastic learning and networking event hosted by ERIEC at no charge and is open to internationally educated professionals with any background (Permanent Residents and Canadian Citizens). You will benefit from attending this event as you will have the opportunity: To practice your… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, June 9th, 2017 and is filed under Employment,Latest News,Mentees,Mentors,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Smart Connections,Special Projects,Upcoming Events.


May 30

Canada’s Best Jobs 2017

Published by macleans.ca on May 29, 2017 The Top 25 Jobs in Canada What makes a job one of Canada’s Best? Healthy demand for talent, a growing workforce, and a generous salary with room to move up This is The Canadian Business definitive ranking of Canada’s Best Jobs for 2017. Using our proprietary formula, we… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Employment,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,Research,Survey.


May 24

A Mentee Story: Ashwin George

Almost every new immigrant and friends I have met here has had a similar story. We all land in Canada with an optimism that is unparalleled to anything that we have ever had. It is one of life’s biggest risks. To leave our family and loved ones, the comfort and security of our homes, the… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Mentees.


May 16

Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

Voting is now open! Canadian Immigrant Magazine, in association with RBC Royal Bank, is proud to announce that voting for the 9th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards is open! This national people’s choice award is unique in that it allows Canadians to nominate and vote directly for individuals from all walks of life… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 and is filed under Awards,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,Special Projects,The Wave.


May 10

How To Create Awesome Meetings

Dear Mentors, We are announcing an interesting opportunity for you in your professional development: Workshop: How To Create Awesome Meetings When you are invited to a meeting do you: Want to jump for joy; Run away screaming; or… Fall asleep? Why Should You Take This Workshop? You and your team will learn new tips and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,Smart Connections,Special Projects,The Wave,Upcoming Events.


Apr 27

Smart Connections: June 15th

On June 15th 2017 the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) will be hosting a Smart Connections event. Smart Connections aims to help Internationally Educated Professionals in creating sustainable career paths, whether within or outside their field of expertise. It is about information sharing and time-efficient networking between local professionals and Internationally Educated Professionals. Theme: Leveraging You Presentation Skills Who is invited: Internationally… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Latest News,Mentees,Mentors,Networking,Other Interesting Topics,Smart Connections,Special Projects,The Wave,Upcoming Events.


Apr 25

A Mentee Story: Tsegay Gebrelibanos

I am Tsegay, a former university Lecturer from Ethiopia.  I had frequented Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, several times during the last decade. However, my longer stays were during the years 2003-2004 and 2015-2016. Due to the then nature of my student life, I cannot say I experienced very much during my first arrival. Now that I… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 and is filed under Career Mentorship,Mentees,Mentors.


Apr 19

What Most Recruiters Won’t Tell You

By Annette Richmond, posed on career-intelligence.com, April 2017     Eight recruiters and HR pros share a few “secrets” you’ll probably never hear. There’s no doubt about it, looking for a job isn’t easy. One of the most difficult things for job seekers is being left wondering what went wrong. Why didn’t my resume get a response? Why didn’t I move… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture,Employment,Latest News,Other Interesting Topics,The Wave.