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.
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.
Looking for ways to advance your career in business and accounting? Join CPA Alberta for Lunch with the Pros to learn more about how the CPA designation can open doors to diverse opportunities and a lifelong, rewarding career with unlimited potential. At Lunch with the Pros, you’ll hear first-hand from a prominent CPA in… Read more »
This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Special Projects, Speed Career Networking.
Last Tuesday, October 4th, members of the Edmonton business community and internationally educated professionals gathered together at Sutton Place Hotel to celebrate ERIEC’s seven years of mentorship and networking successes as well as the collaborations of our Edmonton employer partners. This was ERIEC’s Second Awards & Recognition event which drew a crowd of over 100 well-dressed… Read more »
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
Two exciting events coming up in February and March provided by Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) in Edmonton: Speed Interviewing Event: Edmonton, February 18 The Connector Program’s Speed Interviewing Event provides you with the opportunity to refine your interviewing and conversation skills, and gain constructive feedback through a series of short 10 minute interviews. Participating… Read more »
by Mahary Gregory My name is Mahary Gregory, I am a civil engineer at Jacobs Canada Inc. The first time I heard about ERIEC was through Evgueni Tormantovski, a colleague who introduced and invited me to an ERIEC working meeting. What was my first impression? I was quite impressed with the preparation that had been… Read more »
The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) believes bringing employers and skilled immigrants together is critical to challenging employment issues and barriers and will help to build bridges within the Edmonton region. One of ERIECs key approaches is to align and work with a broad cross section of community stakeholders. The following is a ‘snapshot’… Read more »
By ERIEC staff Mentors are essential to ERIEC programs, as they really make a significant impact on skilled immigrants’ career path. In a series of blogs we will recognize our top mentors who participated in both Career Mentorship Program and Speed Career Networking events. Today we would like to introduce Wendy Rabel, one of our… Read more »
It’s a dream for any event planner if a participant answering the question on the evaluation form, “What worked well?” responds with “Everything” ! We were very pleased to read this again on some of the evaluation forms from our last Speed Career Networking (SCN) event for Engineering Professionals which took place on Thursday, September… Read more »
This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 and is filed under Speed Career Networking.