May 18

2018 ERIEC Awards & Recognition Event

Last Tuesday, May 15th members of the Edmonton business community and internationally educated professionals gathered together at Sutton Place Hotel to celebrate Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council’s ten years of mentorship and networking successes as well as honoring the collaborations of our Edmonton employer partners. Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) recognized the many mentors,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, May 18th, 2018 and is filed under Awards, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave.


May 11

Smart Connections June 14th – Registration Open!

On June 14th 2018 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 immigrant professionals. Theme: The Future of Work Who is invited: Internationally Educated Professionals… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, May 11th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Apr 11

Your New Life in YEG

Are you new to Edmonton? The Edmonton’s NextGen is hosting an exciting upcoming event for new residents to Edmonton: Ignite: Your New Life in YEG  Date: Monday, April 23 Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: The Nook Cafe (10153 97 Street) This is a free drop-in style networking event for new Edmontonians in the 18 to 40 year… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Apr 09

Vyara Doncheva: A Mentee Success Story!

My name is Vyara and I immigrated to Canada in 2016. At the beginning, everything was so hard – I was struggling, feeling homesick, missing friends and family, and it was difficult for me to adjust to this new environment. Finding a job was the most difficult thing for me. I didn’t know where to… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, April 9th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Speed Career Networking.


Mar 14

ASSIST Job Fair – Spring 2018

Hosted by ASSIST Community Services Centre, this event would be a gathering of varied and seasoned recruiters, recruitment agencies and government agencies. When: May 10, 2018 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Where: Terwillegar Community Church, 1751 Towne Centre Boulevard Northwest, Edmonton, AB T6R 3N9 Note: This event is arranged for Permanent Residents of Canada / Protected Persons… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.


Mar 14

Reasons to join SCMA Alberta

For almost 100 years, The Supply Chain Management Association of Alberta (SCMA) has been striving to grow and advance the Supply Chain Profession. We helped in the transition of Supply Chain from being just a tactical function to a strategic asset by being strong advocates to industry and government. When you become an SCMA Alberta… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Upcoming Events.


Mar 14

Dealing with Rejection

By Guest Blogger Nadine Riopel We Hate Networking Club (WHN) Things have been jumping with us at WHN lately. We had an amaaaaaazing time with the folks at the Global Talent Conference last month. You can read about that here, if you’re interested in immigrant employment and/or the WHN approach to making events unforgettable. But enough about us… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Networking, Other Interesting Topics.


Feb 28

Global Talent Conference 2018: Stay Connected!

The 8th Edmonton Global Talent Conference drew an impressive gathering of participants (232) to the Fantasyland Hotel & Conference Centre which was held last Thursday, February 22nd, 2018. This year celebrates the 10th anniversary of ERIEC and ERIEC’s Board chair Cindy Laporte welcomed the audience by highlighting various organizational milestones since we began back in… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Networking, Special Projects.


Feb 21

2018 Global Talent Conference: Sold Out!

We are very pleased to announce that all the tickets for the 2018 Edmonton Global Talent Conference are sold out!  For those of you who wanted to attend but could not get a ticket, don’t despair, we will do our best to accommodate as many of you as we can. These year’s Conference theme is Let’s… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking.


Feb 06

Homestead Coworking

Homestead is a coworking space in downtown Edmonton ( #202 10526 Jasper Avenue)  where independent professionals & entrepreneurs come together in community. Homestead is home to a growing community of businesses (both young and old) full of energy and passion. Everyone is here for a purpose, to build and grow their business in the midst… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.