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 16

Elize Erasmus: A Mentee Success Story!

My name is Elize, and I came to Canada in October 2017. Moving to Canada, my single biggest worry was that I would struggle to find a job in my field.  I am a Chartered Management Accountant with over 10 years of experience, but kept hearing that one had to have ‘Canadian experience’ in order… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, July 16th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees.


Jul 16

Elevate Employee Engagement!

Want to elevate employee engagement? Try this simple idea (consistently!) By Marie Gervais PhD., CEO Shift Management Inc. ERIEC Supporter and Guest Blogger SUMMARY : Does employee engagement have to be tricky? Developing a collaborative workspace with commitment to purpose and goals can be helped along with one, simple, consistent check in. The side benefits? Increased engagement… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, July 16th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentors, Other Interesting Topics, Research.


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 07

Work Experience in Environmental Sector

First Canadian Work Experience Program for Highly Skilled Immigrants in the Environmental Sector, provided by Environmental Careers Organization of Canada (ECO Canada)! ECO Canada is a not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1992 to help nurture Canada’s growing environmental sector. They train and certify Canada’s Environmental Professionals and has been provided funding by the government… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


May 11

Smart Connections June 14th – Registration Open!

On June 14th 2018 the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) will be hosting a Smart Connections event. 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 immigrant professionals. Theme: The Future of Work Who is invited: Internationally Educated Professionals… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, May 11th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, 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.