Dec 23

11 Reasons to Keep Job Searching During the Holidays

By Alison Doyle Updated December 11, 2019 The Balance Careers Many job seekers take a break from job searching during the holidays. It’s a hectic time of year, and it can be a challenge to juggle getting ready for the holidays with keeping a job hunt moving forward. But, that may be a mistake. Contrary… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, The Wave.


Dec 12

Career Mentorship: 2019 in Photos

As the holiday season begins, we take time to reflect on the past year and recall all the wonderful individuals and organizations who have played an important part in our activities and successes. Here is the Career Mentorship Program Year in Photos: Thank you all for being part of ERIEC’s vision and we look forward… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, The Wave.


Dec 12

New Hope ESL – Open House

The New Hope ESL offers several services of International English Language Testing System, Canadian English Language Proficiency Index and IMMIGRATION! You are invited to an Open House to learn more about the New Hope ESL services! When: Saturday, December 21, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: 11404 142 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5M… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 26

CRIEC and ERIEC Mentorship and Networking Program Exchange – Red Deer, Alberta

On November 25th, 2019 Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC) staff and Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) staff all met together to discuss each city’s program approaches, outcomes and to explore new ideas and efficiencies. A big thank you to Immigrant Centre in Red Deer and to their Executive Director Frank Bauer for hosting… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Connector Program, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave.


Nov 26

Recode Your Future

A free IT Training Program provided by ComIT in Edmonton! The ComIT is a registered charitable organization that will build a bridge for those in need to overcome employment barriers and companies in need for talented IT professionals. The first course in Edmonton begins January 13th, 2020 and runs Mon-Wed-Fri’s from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Explore ComIT… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 22

Discount Opportunities in Edmonton

Discounts to Take Advantage of in Edmonton! A workshop, provided by TCLI Foundation TCLI Foundation is a registered non-profit organization in Canada geared towards effecting societal changes through literature, arts and culture. Building a strong community and reinforcing shared spaces to aid one another, towards strength, freedom, independence and satisfaction. Date and Time Saturday, December… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 22

Supply Management Training

NorQuest College, in partnership with Supply Chain Canada, is excited to offer the Supply Management Training program to newcomers with a CLB level 5 or 6 during the Spring and Summer terms, 2020. The program will begin April 20, 2020. Students will spend four months in the classroom and two months in a facilitated, unpaid… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 22

NorQuest College Open House

Explore all that NorQuest College has to offer! Discover more than 30 programs in health, business, community studies, English language training, academic upgrading, and university transfer. Discover more than 30 programs in health, business, community studies, English language training, academic upgrading, and university transfer. Saturday, October 26 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Edmonton Downtown… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 04

Top 10 Speed Networking Tips + Tricks

Posted on SpeedNetworking.com Speed networking is taking the business world by storm—and for good reason. You meet more people, you don’t get stuck talking to the wrong person, and you maximize your time talking to like-minded professionals. But attending a speed networking event isn’t the same as attending a traditional networking event. It requires a… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, October 4th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Connector Program, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Networking, Speed Career Networking, The Wave.


Oct 04

EmpowerMe: Energy Saving Workshop

The EmpowerMe Program and Edmonton Public Library (EPL) invite you to a Free Energy Saving Workshop for Newcomers The goal of the following 90-minute workshops is to educate attendees on how to conserve energy at home, how to read and understand utility bills and how to save on home energy costs. These two workshops are… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, October 4th, 2019 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave, Upcoming Events.