Nov 16

Webinar: LinkedIn to your Next Job

Do you know that 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn for recruiting? Do you know how to use LinkedIn in job hunting? Join our webinar and learn some basic skills in using LinkedIn. In this webinar, you will learn: – Importance of LinkedIn – Various functions – Techniques of creating attractive profile – Strategies of approaching… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Nov 10

NEWS FLASH! Must-see Diversity star Hamlin Grange

Exclusive interview with one of Canada’s best! Hamlin Grange, Founder of DiversiPro and past CBC and TVO journalist and television host! By Marie Gervais Exciting news! In just 4 days… Tuesday November 14th at 1:30 p.m MST, 3:30 p.m. ET I am going to be interviewing Hamlin Grange LIVE from my Shift headquarters in Edmonton. … Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 10th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Nov 09

The benefits of a bilingual brain

By Mia Nacamulli It’s obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier — like traveling or watching movies without subtitles. But are there other advantages to having a bilingual (or multilingual) brain? Mia Nacamulli details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 and is filed under Latest News, Mentees, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave.


Oct 12

Online Fair next week!  

Prepare for Canada is hosting an online fair for newcomers to Canada.  Connect directly with settlement experts and get access to exclusive programs and initiatives for free at the Settlement in Canada Online Fair.  Register today to avoid missing out. Here is the link to use: http://info.prepareforcanada.com/settling-in-canada-national-online-fair-0-0 The Settling in Canada fairs are designed to connect… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 04

Smart Connections – We must “Start with Why”!

Our second event for this year’s Smart Connections program series themed Networking for Success, hosted by Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC ) in collaboration with NAIT, was held last Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at the NAIT Main Campus here in Edmonton. Doug Piquette, the Executive Director of ERIEC and the event host challenged all participants to “connect,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 and is filed under Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects.


Sep 26

HR in a Box

HR in a Box Workshop Series provided by Talent Pool If only HR was as simple as having everything you need in a box! In partnership with local partners and with the support of the HRIA and the Ministry of Labour, the Talent Pool has developed the 2016-2017 HR in a Box Series to share… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Sep 25

It’s not too late to JOIN US on Thursday 28th !

You may have not had the chance to register for the upcoming Smart Connections event hosted by ERIEC in collaboration with NAIT. Not to worry!  There is still limited seating available so please come and join us! Networking for Success Date:               Thursday, September 28th, 2017 Time:               5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Registration starts at… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, September 25th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Sep 12

CPA’s Lunch with the Pros

Looking for ways to advance your career in business and accounting? At the fall series of Lunch with the Pros, you’ll get to hear first-hand from a prominent CPA in your community who has pursued the entrepreneurial path in the emerging craft brewery industry. Like many CPAs, this entrepreneur has combined their personal interests with… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Special Projects.


Sep 05

Edmonton Examiner: Immigration council focuses on conversation-making

By Mitch Goldenberg, Postmedia Edmonton, published in Edmonton Examiner on August 29, 2017 When it comes to finding people jobs, the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) continues to rely on a method that may lack the ease and flair of technology, but serves as the tried, tested and true approach to finding work. “Networking is one… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


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.