Aug 01

Elections Canada Career Fair

If you are a bilingual client (French-English), this invite is for you! Accès Emploi is organizing a career fair for Elections Canada to help them recruit bilingual staff (French-English). When: Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Where: La Cité Francophone (8627 – 91 Street) Positions available include Election Day and Advance… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Jul 22

3 Tips to Help Land an Oil and Gas Engineering Job

Published: July 31, 2018 | Updated: May 17, 2019 Posted in: Career Planning You might be wondering when oil and gas engineering jobs are coming back. Once a booming sector in Western Canada’s job market, the energy engineering industry has become a challenging place for many experienced professionals to earn a living since the commodity… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, July 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


Jul 02

Employment Opportunity with ERIEC

JOB TITLE: Connector Program Coordinator EMPLOYMENT: Full-time LOCATION: Edmonton, Alberta WORK HOURS: 9am – 5pm POSTING DATE: June 28, 2019 CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Sunday, July 7th, 2019 ________________________________________ The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) addresses issues of labour market integration for internationally trained professionals. ERIEC is dedicated to implementing innovative, high-impact strategies and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 and is filed under Connector Program, Employment, Latest News, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


May 30

Canada’s Best Jobs 2017

Published by macleans.ca on May 29, 2017 The Top 25 Jobs in Canada What makes a job one of Canada’s Best? Healthy demand for talent, a growing workforce, and a generous salary with room to move up This is The Canadian Business definitive ranking of Canada’s Best Jobs for 2017. Using our proprietary formula, we… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Survey.


Mar 22

Resume on Coffee Cups

Java and job seeking: Enterprising Alberta grads hand out resumes on coffee cups Ben Wright and Dian Volschenk have received dozens of business cards and emails in response to their strategy By Erika Stark, CBC News Posted: Mar 17, 2017   It’s often said that the key to finding a job is to network, network, network. And the tight… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Special Projects.


Nov 17

‘Job churn’ and ‘precarious work’ don’t have to be the new normal

By Fiona Mcquarrie Special to The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Nov. 08, 2016 Fiona McQuarrie is associate professor in the school of business at the University of the Fraser Valley Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau have both recently told workers that they need to get used to “job churn” and “precarious… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics.


Apr 20

Alberta Works Week

Thousands of Alberta families are struggling through job loss due to lower oil prices. Are you looking for a job or exploring your career options? Get the information and tools that you need to succeed during Alberta Works Week. The Alberta Government is hosting more than 60 career and employment events in over 30 communities across… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Networking, Upcoming Events.


Apr 11

4 Ways To Overcome Job Search Frustration

 by Anthony Ladipo Pipeline and Facilities Engineer (Project Delivery)  Many people give up their job search prematurely, they don’t see instant results and assume that there are no jobs out there. When I was younger I was eager to learn to play the piano and my parents got me an expensive tutor. Each day I would… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, April 11th, 2016 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment.


Feb 04

Enhancing your job search in 2016

Our partner Caroline Yang, MultiCultural Business Solutions recently forwarded to us this CTV interview with Jelena Zikic, Associate Professor at York University. Jelena’s advice is consistent to what Caroline and her partner Lionel Laroche have been giving to newcomers for years. We at ERIEC also share Jelena’s vision regarding resumes, the importance of social media, especially… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, February 4th, 2016 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Employment, Mentees, Mentors.


Jan 27

Staying Positive in a Depressed Economy

By Jaclyn Bock 2015 was a tough year for the province of Alberta and 2016 isn’t shaping up to be any better. The drastic dip in oil price has led to mass layoffs and unemployment rates that have not been seen since the previous recession in 2007-2008. Although there is no way to predict economic… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics.