Sep 05

Edmonton Examiner: Immigration council focuses on conversation-making

By Mitch Goldenberg, Postmedia Edmonton, published in Edmonton Examiner on August 29, 2017 When it comes to finding people jobs, the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) continues to rely on a method that may lack the ease and flair of technology, but serves as the tried, tested and true approach to finding work. “Networking is one… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


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 04

Hiring Event/Meet and Greet

Hosted by ASSIST Community Services Centre Are you looking for a job? Time to explore opportunities! – Employers – Employment Agencies – Resume review available Recruitment specialists from City of Edmonton, UPS, Randstad, TD Bank, Purolator, Goodwill, and more….. Date: July 12, 2017 (Wednesday) Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm Where: Downtown ASSIST (9649-105A Ave, Edmonton, Alberta)… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Jun 14

It’s not too late to JOIN US tomorrow!

You may have not had the chance to register for the Smart Connections event hosted by ERIEC tomorrow June 15th, 2017. Not to worry!  There is still limited seating available so please come and join us! Date:             Thursday, June 15th 2017 Time:             9:00am – 12:00 pm (Registration starts at 8am) Where:        … Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


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.


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.


Mar 31

Two Upcoming Job Fairs 

Two important Job Fairs coming up in Edmonton, both on April 5th! Plan well in advance! EMCN Multi – Industry Job Fair Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Alberta Avenue Community Hall 9210 – 118 Ave, Edmonton Confirmed Employers: Telus, Lafarge, KFC, Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel, Value Village, Jump360°, Sunterra Meats and Sunterra… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, March 31st, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.