Nov 19

Canada Career Month

In November 2018, Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast unite in celebrating the skills of the Canadian workforce. Brought to you by the Canadian Council for Career Development (3CD), Canada Career Month features events, advocacy initiatives, and on-line activity aimed squarely at advancing our national focus on skills. The theme this year is “I Know I Can Because…” emphasizing the existing and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, November 19th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects.


Nov 19

ERIEC 2018 Business Leaders Breakfast

On November 6th, the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) hosted their 8th Annual Business Leaders Breakfast at the Alberta Art Gallery in Edmonton. This year’s breakfast speaker was Dr. Rachael Pettigrew, an Assistant Professor at Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University in Calgary. Rachael’s research focus is currently on organizational policies and culture surrounding employees’ management of work and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, November 19th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects.


Nov 07

To get a Career you Need a Map!

By Marie Gervais, PhD., CEO Shift Management Inc ERIEC Supporter and Guest Blogger If you have been in Canada for several months or years and are frustrated with getting into your career, you may have a “wrong map” problem. The path to career success is different in every country and old or wrong maps will… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 07

Centre for Race and Culture Workshops

FALL/WINTER PUBLIC WORKSHOPS November 2018 – January 2019 The Centre for Race and Culture invites you to join them for their inaugural offering of public workshops aiming to provide effective and unique perspectives to assist businesses, organizations, communities and individuals who are looking to address the challenges and opportunities that diversity and inclusion present. All… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 23

NorQuest College Open House

Explore all that NorQuest College has to offer! Saturday, October 27 9 am – 3 pm Edmonton Downtown Campus 10215 108 Street NW Discover more than 30 programs in health, business, community studies, English language training, academic upgrading, and university transfer. At Open House, visitors will have the opportunity to: tour the college, including our Singhmar… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 and is filed under Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 22

Film Premiere Invitation

You are invited to the Edmonton premiere of the documentary film: “Salaam B’y – A Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander” When: Sunday, November 18 from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Where: Garneau Theatre 8712 109 St NW Program: Documentary screening (20 mins) & dialogue (30 mins) Get free tickets here: Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.ca/e/playlist-salaam-by-at-metro-cinema-tickets-51622228475 Social Media Share (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/events/719414518392452/ This… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, October 22nd, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Oct 11

Will Robots Take Your Job?

Join CPA Alberta this fall for a new series of Lunch with the Pros Back by popular demand, CPA Alberta’s Lunch with the Pros restarts in October and you are invited! Attend the thought-provoking Lunch with Pros: Will Robots Take Your Job? on Tuesday, October 30 in Edmonton. Enjoy a delicious three course meal and… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Oct 09

Engaging Men for Healthy Community

Indo-Canadian Women Association ( ICWA) is hosting a free 3-day forum on Engaging Men for Building a Healthy Community in October 2018. The intent of this free forum is to explore the challenges men experience within their families and the community and work together to develop effective strategies to overcome them. The forum will be conducted… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Sep 21

Smart Connections Sep 20 – aftermath

Our second event for this year’s Smart Connections program series themed Diversity and Inclusion Policies and the Hiring Process of The Government of Alberta and The City of Edmonton, hosted by Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC ), was held yesterday, September 20th,  2018 at the Matrix Hotel, Edmonton. Over 160 internationally educated professionals attended the event! Elena Chernaeva, the… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, September 21st, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Global Talent Conference, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections, Special Projects.


Aug 20

Emotional Intelligence

Why is Emotional Intelligence (EI) important in the workplace? Please join MentorUP Edmonton to grasp a broader understanding on how EI can contribute to your success and progress. Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a term that has been receiving an increasing amount of interest recently. To explore the concept in more details and from different perspectives,… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, August 20th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Other Interesting Topics, Upcoming Events.