Jul 15

The Value of Intercultural Skills in the Workplace

Intercultural skills are of key importance to employers, this British Council report – produced in partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton and Ipsos Public Affairs – finds. It shows that employers value intercultural skills as highly as formal qualifications. They recognize the tangible business benefits of having a workforce with such skills and see the clear… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Survey.


Mar 09

Free Webinar by Shift Management

Why didn’t anyone tell me about this? What if I embarrass myself at the company event? Should I be more assertive or more humble?   Attend the new free webinar on March 11th at 10:00 a.m. MST Somebody should tell them about this…FAQs from immigrant serving agencies Employment and settlement counsellors from agencies across Alberta have… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, March 9th, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics.


Feb 17

Turn Up the Heat!

By Marie Gervais PhD SHIFT MANAGEMENT Inc, Director Turn Up the Heat! A networking event   SHIFT MANAGEMENT Inc is hosting a HOT, HOT, HOT Open House and Business Mixer Event! 5 – 7 pm Tuesday, February 24 Bugera Matheson Gallery 10345 124 Street Come on in out of the Cold! Warm Up to your… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 and is filed under Latest News, Networking.


Jan 07

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2015

Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) presents: 2015 Edmonton Global Talent Conference Tuesday, March 3, 2015 8:00am – 3:00pm Fantasyland Hotel & Conference Centre, West Edmonton Mall This event is open to Internationally Educated Professionals in Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Business Administration and Human Resources sectors, as well as to Edmonton businesses and community partners. Please… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Networking.


Dec 17

New Hiring Tools For Employers

The Government of Canada is about to launch Express Entry in January 2015. It is a great new tool that can help you with your hiring initiatives and will offer you an additional option as you build your workforce. Use Express Entry to hire a skilled foreign worker If you are unable to fill a… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 and is filed under Employment, Latest News.


Aug 21

Enbridge Lays Down the Pipelines for Immigrant Talent to Succeed

Published by www.hireimmigrants.ca earlier in August 2014 Enbridge has long been deliberate about creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace, making it an employer of choice for immigrant talent.  “The treatment and equitable possibilities for immigrants are remarkable. Enbridge is a leader in promoting, supporting, and embracing diversity in the workplace. An intercultural space is the… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News.


Aug 13

Running on Six Cylinders: Rethinking Diversity with Hamlin Grange

An interesting webinar for employers hosted by our dedicated partner Marie Gervais. Join us on Wednesday, August 27 at 11 a.m. MST to hear from Hamlin Grange, Strategist and expert in diverse team Management and performance Learn how to: Think and act strategically about diversity management Engage staff and other stakeholders in championing diversity programming… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentors.


Jun 20

Mentoring Star Awards

By Tetyana Khramova, Career Mentorship Program Director Today we continue the series of publications about the Annual Global Talent Conference which ERIEC hosted on February 27, 2014. Over 150 internationally trained professionals and employer leaders from Edmonton region attended the conference. The ERIEC team was very proud to share some interesting statistics with the audience…. Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, June 20th, 2014 and is filed under Awards, Career Mentorship, Mentors.


Jun 05

Adesiji Rabiu – Role Model & Ambassador

Adesiji Rabiu is a Project Management Specialist at Enbridge Pipelines Inc. At Enbridge, he also chairs ENBRACE, an employee resource group, which supports the ongoing creation of an inclusive workplace that embraces Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) and leverages the strengths in the diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, education and culture of all Enbridge employees and contractors. Adesiji sits… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 5th, 2014 and is filed under Mentors.


Feb 26

Networking for Success

ERIEC is preparing for a great day tomorrow: the annual Edmonton Global Talent Conference.  I would like to share with you some information on one of the exciting workshops we will be offering as a part of the Conference.    Participants in this interactive and engaging session will explore common challenges faced by immigrants (and many others)… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Mentors, Networking, Special Projects.