Jan 14

ACB HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

An invite from HIV Edmonton (HIVE) to African, Caribbean, & Black (ACB) Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! The purpose of the event is to help raise awareness of HIV related issues within ACB communities and to highlight different initiatives locally and globally that work to build resilient communities. Although from the beginning of the HIV epidemic… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Dec 23

Happy Holidays from ERIEC!

Thank you all for your valuable support to ERIEC mentorship and networking programs! We send you and your families our warmest greetings for bright and happy holidays! Looking forward to another year of exciting collaboration! ERIEC Team

This entry was posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.


Dec 23

11 Reasons to Keep Job Searching During the Holidays

By Alison Doyle Updated December 11, 2019 The Balance Careers Many job seekers take a break from job searching during the holidays. It’s a hectic time of year, and it can be a challenge to juggle getting ready for the holidays with keeping a job hunt moving forward. But, that may be a mistake. Contrary… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, The Wave.


Dec 12

Networking Program: 2019 in Photos

Speed Career Networking events in 2019 Smart Connections events in 2019 Global Talent Conference 2019 Thank you all for being part of ERIEC’s vision and we look forward to continuing working with you in the coming year! Register for the upcoming Global Talent Conference 2020 We wish you a fantastic holiday season and a very… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Networking, Smart Connections, Speed Career Networking, The Wave.


Dec 12

New Hope ESL – Open House

The New Hope ESL offers several services of International English Language Testing System, Canadian English Language Proficiency Index and IMMIGRATION! You are invited to an Open House to learn more about the New Hope ESL services! When: Saturday, December 21, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: 11404 142 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5M… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 29

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2020- Registration Open!

The Global Talent Conference is known as one of Edmonton’s premium events for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) who are looking to connect with and be inspired by leaders from the Edmonton business community. The Edmonton Global Talent Conference is a cost free, one-day event. This event is open to IEPs who are Permanent Residents or… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 29th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Regulatory Bodies, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 26

CRIEC and ERIEC Mentorship and Networking Program Exchange – Red Deer, Alberta

On November 25th, 2019 Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC) staff and Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) staff all met together to discuss each city’s program approaches, outcomes and to explore new ideas and efficiencies. A big thank you to Immigrant Centre in Red Deer and to their Executive Director Frank Bauer for hosting… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Connector Program, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave.


Nov 12

How to Improve Spoken English

ESL Speakers’ Guide: How to Improve Spoken English Guest Blogger Helen-Zhao If English is your second language and it takes you forever to speak colloquially, you are not alone. Breaking the language barrier is one of the biggest challenges faced by many ESL speakers (English as a second language speaker). I can totally relate because… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


Oct 14

ERIEC wins the 2019 Building Futures RISE AWARD

Sixteen years ago the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) began a tradition that would celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of newcomers, immigrants, individuals and local organizations for their commendable service to building strong community. Last Thursday,October 10th, 2019, EMCN hosted the 16th Annual RISE Awards Gala at the Edmonton Expo Centre. The RISE Awards Gala… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, October 14th, 2019 and is filed under Awards, Latest News, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, RISE Awards, The Wave.


Oct 04

Top 10 Speed Networking Tips + Tricks

Posted on SpeedNetworking.com Speed networking is taking the business world by storm—and for good reason. You meet more people, you don’t get stuck talking to the wrong person, and you maximize your time talking to like-minded professionals. But attending a speed networking event isn’t the same as attending a traditional networking event. It requires a… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, October 4th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Connector Program, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Networking, Speed Career Networking, The Wave.