Apr 02

Ace a Job Interview with Body Language [VIDEO]

Previously posted by TempsAhead, a division of Headhunters Recruiters Inc. Did you know that 93% of our communication is non-verbal? This means that when you’re in an interview, those prepared answers you have in your head are only 7% of the equation. This video from behavioural investigator Vanessa Van Edwards, shares some great do’s and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Other Interesting Topics.


Mar 23

Webinar: Perceptions of Employment Barriers and Solutions

Join us on Tuesday, March 31, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MST for a webinar to release the new ALLIES report Perceptions of Employment Barriers and Solutions. Widely differing perceptions of employment barriers and solutions between newcomers and employers contribute to poor employment outcomes for skilled immigrants. The consequences of this divergence in views seem to be felt… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, March 23rd, 2015 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Survey, Upcoming Events.


Feb 11

Integrating Talent – video series

Check out these interesting video series by TRIEC: Integrating Talent, a training video developed by TRIEC, uses a storytelling approach to present the business case for integrating skilled immigrant talent and explores strategies for companies looking to create an inclusive workplace. http://www.hireimmigrants.ca/resources-tools/videos/integrating-talent/  

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.


Dec 17

New Hiring Tools For Employers

The Government of Canada is about to launch Express Entry in January 2015. It is a great new tool that can help you with your hiring initiatives and will offer you an additional option as you build your workforce. Use Express Entry to hire a skilled foreign worker If you are unable to fill a… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 and is filed under Employment, Latest News.


Dec 03

Navigating the Interview – A NorQuest College Project

The job interview is a high stakes interactional space where different expectations meet.  Immigrant professionals bring their expertise, skills, education, and experiences with job search from their backgrounds as well as their culturally-informed expectations of how to demonstrate that they are the right candidate for the job. In Canada, HR professionals and hiring managers bring… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News.


Nov 12

Personal Branding Webinar by the City of Edmonton

Sharing with you that The City of Edmonton are embarking on a new journey to take their employment branding to the next level! They will be hosting one webinar a month in collaboration with an industry expert / influencer!  ERIEC Team Thursday, November 20 at 12:00 PM MST Though personal branding seems like an important strategy… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.


Oct 29

Government as Employer of Skilled Immigrants

HIREIMMIGRANTS.CA is hosting a free online webinar on October 30 at 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m MDT Boosting employment in the public sector Employment in the public sector is highly valued among job seekers, including newcomers to Canada. Still, we find that immigrants are about half as less likely than their Canadian-born peers to work in… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Upcoming Events.


Oct 24

Career Fair at Bredin

This entry was posted on Friday, October 24th, 2014 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Networking.


Oct 08

Re Smart Connections – from application to on-boarding!

By Adesiji Rabiu I recently participated in a career event, Smart Connections, hosted by the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC). I moderated a panel discussion where the panelists responded to a series of questions to assist attendees (about 100 job seekers who were mostly engineers) to have better understanding regarding the “criteria by which… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Smart Connections.


Sep 10

Temporary Foreign Worker Program – FAQ webinar

Provided by Marie Gervais at Shift Management Join us on Wednesday, September 17 at 9 a.m. MST for our webinar FAQ with foreign worker experts Donald Igbokwe and Emili Gomez.   Find answers to these questions and more: What are the reforms to the TFW program? How do these changes affect employers, TWs, permanent residents,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 and is filed under Employment, Latest News.