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.


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.


Nov 25

NEW! Global Logistics Management

Professional Development Certificate and Courses Advance your career in Supply Chain! Supply Chain Management Association of Alberta (SCMA AB) in association with MacEwan University School of Continuing Education, offers this advanced, comprehensive series of short courses to meet the emerging needs of the global supply chain industry. Through case-based, problem-solving activities, you will have the… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 25th, 2016 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Research, Special Projects.


Dec 11

Why Diversity and Inclusion Will Be A Top Priority for 2016

Josh Bersin Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte With all the press we read about diversity, inclusion, women in leadership, and the need to be open minded about religious and cultural differences, one might ask “is 2016 going to be the year of diversity in business?” I believe the answer is yes: this topic has been raised in… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research.


Sep 30

Canadian Culture relative to other World Cultures

By Javier Vinsome Culture is a fascinating aspect of our day to day work that many of us aren’t even aware of. What is Canadian business culture? Many of us know it, without actually knowing because we grew up in Canada and the cultural norms are ingrained behaviors that we do without even thinking about… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Research.


Jul 15

The Value of Intercultural Skills in the Workplace

Intercultural skills are of key importance to employers, this British Council report – produced in partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton and Ipsos Public Affairs – finds. It shows that employers value intercultural skills as highly as formal qualifications. They recognize the tangible business benefits of having a workforce with such skills and see the clear… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Survey.


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 19

AccentFree at the Conference

Introducing AccentFree Inc. The AccentFree team is excited to be a part of the ERIEC 2015 Global Talent Conference  and to showcase their technology.  Immigrants and employers will have the opportunity to try out the software free of cost at their convenience. Recent academic research (Ana Ferrer of Waterloo and Alicia Adsera of Princeton) has shown… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research.


Jun 26

“Mentoring around the World” Series

In a previous blog we started to explore ‘best practices’ in mentoring programs from around the world. In today’s blog we would like to introduce to you some interesting research work by Mikael Hellstrom and Patrick von Maravic from the University of Alberta. In their paper “Why has integration in the labour market worked better in Canada than in… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics, Research.


Jun 26

“Mentoring around the World” Series

In a previous blog we started to explore ‘best practices’ in mentoring programs from around the world. In today’s blog we would like to introduce to you some interesting research work by Mikael Hellstrom and Patrick von Maravic from the University of Alberta. In their paper “Why has integration in the labour market worked better… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics, Research.