Apr 09

The Talent Scout

Staffing and Recruiting Consultant (Part 1) – The Talent Scout By Tonya Holowitski, RPR, RPT, CMP LinkedIn, published on March 26, 2018 No one grows up and graduates saying I want to work in the Staffing and Recruitment Industry. In fact, most people aren’t even familiar with this profession. In this series, we are going to uncover… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, April 9th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics.


Sep 26

HR in a Box

HR in a Box Workshop Series provided by Talent Pool If only HR was as simple as having everything you need in a box! In partnership with local partners and with the support of the HRIA and the Ministry of Labour, the Talent Pool has developed the 2016-2017 HR in a Box Series to share… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


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 03

Navigating the Interview – A NorQuest College Project

The job interview is a high stakes interactional space where different expectations meet.  Immigrant professionals bring their expertise, skills, education, and experiences with job search from their backgrounds as well as their culturally-informed expectations of how to demonstrate that they are the right candidate for the job. In Canada, HR professionals and hiring managers bring… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 3rd, 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.


Mar 27

Global Talent Conference 2014 – The Aftermath

Thank you to all of those participants who took the time to answer our 2014 Global Talent Survey. As you can imagine, this feedback is extremely valuable to us when it comes to evaluation and future planning for next year. In this blog we would like to share with you some of the data results… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Networking, Special Projects.


Feb 19

Understand the Criteria by Which You are Being Measured

An interesting panel discussion ERIEC is pleased to offer to Internationally Trained Professionals as part of the Edmonton Global Talent Conference on February 27, 2014 at Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton.   In this session, Internationally Trained Professionals will have the opportunity to hear from a panel of Human Resource specialists from  Stantec,  Deloitte, Grant Thornton and City of Edmonton.  The… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 and is filed under Global Talent Conference.


Mar 20

The ERIEC Board Welcomes Yasmeen Nizam: A unique set of leadership skills and perspective to global talent attraction and integration here in Edmonton!

It is with great excitement that we welcome Yasmeen Nizam to the ERIEC (Edmonton Regional Immigrant Employment Council) Board of Directors. ERIEC is all about helping economic immigrants achieve their maximum potential in their careers in the Edmonton Capital Region. As we look to expand our board we welcome dynamic individuals such as Yasmeen who… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Other Interesting Topics.


Mar 06

2013 Edmonton Global Talent Conference – A Huge Success!!!

Last Thursday, February 28th, ERIEC’s 3rd Annual Conference, the 2013 Edmonton Global Talent Conference, at the Fantasyland Hotel Conference Centre was an AMAZING day! The capacity crowd of 120 immigrant professionals and 65 business leaders, professional association representatives and people from various levels of government spent the day together, learning from and networking with each… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Other Interesting Topics.


Feb 27

With Sincere Gratitude and Appreciation

With only one day left before ERIEC’s 3rd annual premium event, the 2013 Edmonton Global Talent Conference for Finance, IT and Engineering professionals, the air is electric here at the office.  For the first time in ERIEC’s short history, the event is SOLD OUT with record breaking registration of 185 people.  Interest in this is… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Other Interesting Topics.