Jun 11

It’s not too late to JOIN US at Smart Connections!

There is still limited seating available and you don’t want to miss this fantastic learning and networking event which is open to newcomers to Canada at no charge, with any professional background and/or any immigration status. Date: Thursday, June 14th 2018 Time:                    8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Program starts at 9:00 am) Where:               … Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, June 11th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


May 30

Smart Connections: Register Today!  

You may have not had the chance to register for the Smart Connections Date:                    Thursday, June 14th, 2018 Time:                    8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Program starts at 9:00 am) Where:                Matrix Hotel, 10640 100 Avenue, Edmonton Alberta Not to worry! There is still limited seating available! What will you learn… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


May 11

Smart Connections June 14th – Registration Open!

On June 14th 2018 the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) will be hosting a Smart Connections event. 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 immigrant professionals. Theme: The Future of Work Who is invited: Internationally Educated Professionals… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, May 11th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Apr 09

Vyara Doncheva: A Mentee Success Story!

My name is Vyara and I immigrated to Canada in 2016. At the beginning, everything was so hard – I was struggling, feeling homesick, missing friends and family, and it was difficult for me to adjust to this new environment. Finding a job was the most difficult thing for me. I didn’t know where to… Read more »

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


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.


Mar 14

ASSIST Job Fair – Spring 2018

Hosted by ASSIST Community Services Centre, this event would be a gathering of varied and seasoned recruiters, recruitment agencies and government agencies. When: May 10, 2018 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Where: Terwillegar Community Church, 1751 Towne Centre Boulevard Northwest, Edmonton, AB T6R 3N9 Note: This event is arranged for Permanent Residents of Canada / Protected Persons… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.


Mar 14

Dealing with Rejection

By Guest Blogger Nadine Riopel We Hate Networking Club (WHN) Things have been jumping with us at WHN lately. We had an amaaaaaazing time with the folks at the Global Talent Conference last month. You can read about that here, if you’re interested in immigrant employment and/or the WHN approach to making events unforgettable. But enough about us… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Networking, Other Interesting Topics.


Mar 06

ATS and the Job Search

How Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Have Impacted Job Search By Lise Stransky, CCDP Careers That Work For You What is an Applicant Tracking System? Quite simply, it is a software application that enables the electronic handling of recruitment needs. It is used by employers to manage job openings, and screen and rank resumes from job… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics.


Mar 02

Shreyans: A Mentee Success Story!

My name is Shreyans, I immigrated to Canada along with my family in 2016, and I decided to land in Edmonton, Alberta. My professional background is in Mechanical Engineering, when I first came here, it was difficult for me to get any employment in the initials stages. I applied for all jobs available online but… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Employment, Mentees.


Jan 24

Interviewing Tips from Robert Half

Thank you to our partner Robert Half for providing invaluable tips in the videos below. Serious Interviewing Tips: How to Answer What’s Your Biggest Weakness in an Interview:   How job seeker’s impress employers:   Video Interviewing Tips:   Thank you, Robert Half! ERIEC Team

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.