Jun 18

Smart Connections Agenda

Smart Connections – Thursday, June 25th, 2015. Registration starts at 1:30 pm and the program – at 2:00 pm sharp. Location: 3rd Floor, Delta Edmonton Centre Suite Hotel, 10222 102 street, Edmonton: Transportation: all buses going to Churchill Square (incl. # 8 and LRT) https://www.deltahotels.com/Hotels/Delta-Edmonton-Centre-Suite-Hotel/Maps-Transportation Also see Edmonton City Centre: http://www.edmontoncitycentre.com/delta-edmonton-centre-suite-hotel.stores.2.html?area=store_details&id_store=15475 Dress code: business casual Bring business cards… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 18th, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


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.


Oct 02

SMART Connections – Effective Networking and Job Search Strategies for Internationally Educated Engineers!

Last Tuesday, September 30th, ERIEC hosted the second Smart Connections event of the 2014. Over 90 internationally educated engineers convened at the MacEwan University in Edmonton and had the opportunity to meet with over 20 major employers, educators and guest speakers from the Edmonton business community. It was a “full house” of well prepared and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Smart Connections, Special Projects.


Sep 25

ERIEC Smart Connections: an Eye Opener!

If you are a Canadian born and you graduated from NAIT’s Accounting program, you are probably taking it for granted to get a job as an Accountant.  But for the internationally trained professionals (ITPs) in Accounting and Finance this opportunity is out of reach. Credentials are not recognized, there is always a lack of Canadian… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects.