Jan 11

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2016

Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) presents: Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2016 Navigating Change Tuesday, March 1, 2016 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Registration and breakfast start at 8:00am) For the Conference Program click here Registration: This event is open to Internationally Educated Professionals who are Permanent Residents (unemployed or under employed), as well as to Edmonton… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, January 11th, 2016 and is filed under Global Talent Conference, Latest News.


Dec 11

Why Diversity and Inclusion Will Be A Top Priority for 2016

Josh Bersin Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte With all the press we read about diversity, inclusion, women in leadership, and the need to be open minded about religious and cultural differences, one might ask “is 2016 going to be the year of diversity in business?” I believe the answer is yes: this topic has been raised in… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research.


Nov 18

Martha Chinedu-Okoro: A Mentee Success Story 

My name is Martha Chinedu-Okoro. I am originally from Nigeria. I came to Canada in 2013. I heard about ERIEC from my spouse who participated in a SMART Connection event via Bredin. He decided to attend an information session for the mentorship program and I came with him to keep him company. Eunice Dong delivered… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors.


Oct 28

Diversity Magazine

A very interesting online resource to keep you updated on the latest diversity news in Edmonton. Here is the Diversity Magazine message:  Today, we as Diversity Magazine are proud to present a way to share through print and online versions of Diversity Magazine in English, French, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog and Mandarin how 250+ communities can live… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.


Oct 20

Lunch With The Pros

Interesting networking opportunity for new immigrants who are within the Accounting Field! The CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) of Alberta invites you to Lunch With The Pros:   Edmonton November 4, 2015 11:00 am – 1:00 pm The Westin Edmonton $10 + GST (includes lunch)  Be inspired by a local Chartered Professional Accountant whose skills have… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Upcoming Events.


Oct 14

ERIEC Connects Professionals

On October 8, 2015, at the Matrix Hotel in Edmonton, Smart Connections took place in a hall full and overflowing its capacity.  Organized by Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) in collaboration with Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta. The professionals full of enthusiasm, energy and passion listened to a series of speakers in a session that… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Smart Connections.