Nov 29

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2020- Registration Open!

The Global Talent Conference is known as one of Edmonton’s premium events for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) who are looking to connect with and be inspired by leaders from the Edmonton business community. The Edmonton Global Talent Conference is a cost free, one-day event. This event is open to IEPs who are Permanent Residents or… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 29th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Regulatory Bodies, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


May 06

HR Cluster Group

Employer Connection The Edmonton Human Resources Cluster Group is hosting an information Session on benefits and opportunities working in the non-profit sector. Learn about current and upcoming employment opportunities for 5 organizations posted at www.careersforcommunity.ca Wednesday, May 13, 2015 10:00 am – 12:00 pm City Centre Alberta Works 2nd floor, 10242 105 Street, Edmonton, AB… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Networking, Upcoming Events.


Apr 02

Ace a Job Interview with Body Language [VIDEO]

Previously posted by TempsAhead, a division of Headhunters Recruiters Inc. Did you know that 93% of our communication is non-verbal? This means that when you’re in an interview, those prepared answers you have in your head are only 7% of the equation. This video from behavioural investigator Vanessa Van Edwards, shares some great do’s and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Other Interesting Topics.


Oct 08

Re Smart Connections – from application to on-boarding!

By Adesiji Rabiu I recently participated in a career event, Smart Connections, hosted by the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC). I moderated a panel discussion where the panelists responded to a series of questions to assist attendees (about 100 job seekers who were mostly engineers) to have better understanding regarding the “criteria by which… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Smart Connections.


Jul 30

Why Responding to a Job Posting is a ‘Waste of Time’

by Lou Adler, LinkedIn Influencer While we know that there are people who will get hired by responding to a job posting, it’s the least effective and the least personal way to get a job, argues the author, Lou Adler. He goes on to state the following: 1. Recruiters find ‘people for jobs’, not ‘jobs… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 and is filed under Employment, Networking, Other Interesting Topics.


Apr 02

Strengthening Teamwork and Building More Effective Service Delivery – The City of Edmonton

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 »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, 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.


Feb 20

We Can All Learn Something New Everyday!

Where will you be on Thursday, February 28th, 2013?  I know where I’m going to be!  I will be joining with over 100 immigrant professionals and 40+ local professionals from the finance, IT and engineering sectors in the Edmonton area to learn something (maybe more than one thing) new!  Why, you ask?  Well, the 14,000+… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 and is filed under Global Talent Conference.


Feb 13

Don’t Miss The Best Event of Its Kind in Edmonton in 2013!

Record-breaking attendance by local and internationally trained professionals from Finance, IT and Engineering, an outstanding program including sector-specific discussion panels and professional development seminars, and a great venue aren’t the only things that will make the 2013 Edmonton Global Talent Conference the best event of its kind in Edmonton this year!  The keynote speakers are… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Global Talent Conference, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.