Dec 22

Happy Holidays from ERIEC!

  Thank you all for your valuable support to ERIEC mentorship and networking programs. Looking forward to another year of exciting collaboration! We send you and your families our warmest greetings for bright and happy holidays! ERIEC Team ERIEC: The Year in Photos See you all at the Global Talent Conference 2018! 

This entry was posted on Friday, December 22nd, 2017 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Speed Career Networking, The Wave.


Dec 19

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2018: Registration Now Open!

Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) presents: 2018 Edmonton Global Talent Conference Let’s Connect!  Involving others on your path to success Thursday, February 22nd 2018 Fantasyland Hotel & Conference Centre, West Edmonton Mall  9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Registration and breakfast start at 8:00 am) Registration: This event is open to Internationally Educated Professionals who are… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Nov 29

Webinar tomorrow: 3 Strategies to Finding Work in Canada

Frustrated with finding work in Canada? Not sure where to start? Applying online is not the only thing you need to do to get a job. This free of charge mini training will show you three practical strategies you can use right now to find work – and introduce you to a few other useful resources at… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 24

PINs – Networking

What are Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs)? PINs are associations that are run by immigrants and immigrant agency partners for immigrants and exist in many of our communities across Canada. Have you recently immigrated to Canada? Are you looking to build your network and get support with your job search? Our colleagues at TRIEC in Toronto have… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 24th, 2017 and is filed under Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.


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 14

Change a Life over one Coffee!

Two of ERIEC staff members had the opportunity to participate in a Learning Exchange for the National Connector Program in Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 30th and 31st, 2017. ERIEC Networking Director, Elena Chernaeva said “It was great to listen and share with coordinators from various Connector Programs operating across Canada. We learned that each program… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Special Projects.


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 19

Designing Your Own Life

By Guest Blogger Amanda Zirk Ten years ago, Svetlana Pavlenko and her husband were invited by the Canadian Government to bring their skills, knowledge, and expertise to Alberta. This was the opportunity of a lifetime, so they left their friends, family, and jobs behind in Siberia to move to Canada. When Svetlana arrived in Edmonton,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, 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.