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.


Apr 09

The Talent Scout

Staffing and Recruiting Consultant (Part 1) – The Talent Scout By Tonya Holowitski, RPR, RPT, CMP LinkedIn, published on March 26, 2018 No one grows up and graduates saying I want to work in the Staffing and Recruitment Industry. In fact, most people aren’t even familiar with this profession. In this series, we are going to uncover… Read more »

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


Mar 14

Fireside Chat with Hon. Ahmed Hussen

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) visited Edmonton earlier this week on March 12th 2018. Doug Piquette, ERIEC’s Executive Director had the opportunity to speak with the Minister along with several others at a small gathering at the Indo-Canadian Women’s Association (ICWA) based in Millwoods. The minister addressed questions… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


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.


Mar 06

ATS and the Job Search

How Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Have Impacted Job Search By Lise Stransky, CCDP Careers That Work For You What is an Applicant Tracking System? Quite simply, it is a software application that enables the electronic handling of recruitment needs. It is used by employers to manage job openings, and screen and rank resumes from job… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics.


Mar 02

Shreyans: A Mentee Success Story!

My name is Shreyans, I immigrated to Canada along with my family in 2016, and I decided to land in Edmonton, Alberta. My professional background is in Mechanical Engineering, when I first came here, it was difficult for me to get any employment in the initials stages. I applied for all jobs available online but… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Employment, Mentees.


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.