Aug 10

Use Your Natural Connections!

Using your natural connections to get into a career: Barry’s story By Marie Gervais, PhD., CEO Shift Management Inc. ERIEC Supporter and Guest Blogger SUMMARY : Barrie has always been a believer in finding out who you know to get connected to the job you want in the country where you want to work. He shows… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, August 10th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


Jul 24

Smart Connections Sep 20, 2018 – Registration Open!

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: Government of Alberta & City of Edmonton: Diversity and Inclusion & Hiring Process This is a fantastic learning and networking event hosted… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Smart Connections, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Jul 16

Online Fair this week! 

Prepare for Canada is hosting an online fair for newcomers to Canada. The Settling in Canada fairs are designed to connect newcomers with experts who can answer questions about living and working all over Canada. These online fairs are for you if you have questions about Employment and Career Services, Continuing Education & Training, Foreign Credentials… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, July 16th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Jul 04

Last Smart Connections – aftermath

Our first event for this year’s Smart Connections program series themed The Future of Work, hosted by Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC ), was held last June 14th, 2018 at the Matrix Hotel, Edmonton. AGENDA Part 1: Sector Job Wayfinder Resource & How To Critically Review Job Ads This session provided you with an overview of a new… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, The Wave.


Jun 26

Career Development with Lynda.com

By Amith Jagota Network Project [email protected] | [email protected] Driving project, leadership & operations success linkedin.com/in/amithjagota  “Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.” Jim Rohn What Is Lynda.com LinkedIn’s learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal & professional goals.  It’s Plethora of… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.


Jun 22

ERIEC’s Birthday – 10 Years of Success!

This year marks ERIEC’s 10-years of operations here within the Edmonton region. On Wednesday June 20th, Executive Director Doug Piquette provided the following 10 year milestones to the Board of Directors at the 2018 ERIEC’s Annual General Meeting. Key Career Mentorship Milestones (since the 2009 pilot): Total Mentorship Matches – 745 Mentees who have received… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, June 22nd, 2018 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Latest News, Networking, The Wave.


Jun 11

It’s not too late to JOIN US at Smart Connections!

There is still limited seating available and you don’t want to miss this fantastic learning and networking event which is open to newcomers to Canada at no charge, with any professional background and/or any immigration status. Date: Thursday, June 14th 2018 Time:                    8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Program starts at 9:00 am) Where:               … Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, June 11th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Jun 07

Africanival 2018

As months fades into days, days into minutes, and minutes into seconds, Africanival 2018 beacons with less than 40 days to go on: Saturday, July 14th from 9:00 am – 10:00 pm Sunday, July 15th from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm at 10581 107 Street, Edmonton (behind MacEwan University, Downtown Campus) Free entry to all! Enjoy the party… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Jun 01

2018 ERIEC Awards: the video!

A few more moments from the 2018 ERIEC Awards & Recognition Event, hold on May 15th at the Sutton Place Hotel Edmonton! Enjoy the video:  

This entry was posted on Friday, June 1st, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave.


May 30

Smart Connections: Register Today!  

You may have not had the chance to register for the Smart Connections Date:                    Thursday, June 14th, 2018 Time:                    8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Program starts at 9:00 am) Where:                Matrix Hotel, 10640 100 Avenue, Edmonton Alberta Not to worry! There is still limited seating available! What will you learn… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.