Aug 20

Emotional Intelligence

Why is Emotional Intelligence (EI) important in the workplace? Please join MentorUP Edmonton to grasp a broader understanding on how EI can contribute to your success and progress. Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a term that has been receiving an increasing amount of interest recently. To explore the concept in more details and from different perspectives,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, August 20th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.


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.


Aug 09

Financial Matters for New Canadians

Financial Matters for New Canadians: Tips and Secrets Smart Canadians Know When: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 1:30 – 3:00 PM Where: MacEwna University, Roundhouse Main Floor, Allard Hall, 11110 104 Avenue, Edmonton Tips and Secrets Smart Canadians Know, focuses on three areas that may be unfamiliar to new Canadians: It begins with a discussion about the fundamentals… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


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

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 29

Happy Birthday, Canada!

Canada Day is time to proudly celebrate all we have in common. It is an opportunity to celebrate our heritage and achievements. As we look ahead, we have every reason to show our pride in being Canadian and to face the future with confidence and enthusiasm. Celebrate Canada Days 2018! Follow: #CanadaDay     Happy… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, June 29th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


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 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.