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.
Last week (Feb 14th, 2017) City of Edmonton hosted the first Newcomers Career Success Info Session on Facebook LIVE. The City is actually the 1st employer in North America (yes, you read that right) to use Facebook LIVE for recruitment purposes! It was a great success and the numbers were outstanding! The City reached over 17,000… Read more »
As you may be aware, Edmonton is one of several Canadian cities welcoming Syrian refugees as a part of the federal government’s commitment to support the settlement of 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February, 2016. Although Edmonton has always been a place where people from all corners of the world have been welcome, the Syrian crisis… Read more »
Sharing with you that The City of Edmonton are embarking on a new journey to take their employment branding to the next level! They will be hosting one webinar a month in collaboration with an industry expert / influencer! ERIEC Team Thursday, November 20 at 12:00 PM MST Though personal branding seems like an important strategy… Read more »
What is workforce diversity? It is about acknowledging differences and adapting to work practices to create an inclusive environment in which diverse skills, perspectives and backgrounds are valued. It is about understanding the individual differences in the people we work with that arise from a broad range of backgrounds and lifestyles, and recognizing the value… Read more »
The City of Edmonton is running a Canadian Workplace Culture pilot project for their staff who are Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP) and newcomer graduates from Canadian Universities. Participants are individuals whose first language may not be English; in fact many of them speak three or more languages and English is the most recent language they… Read more »