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.


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.


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.


Jul 16

Elize Erasmus: A Mentee Success Story!

My name is Elize, and I came to Canada in October 2017. Moving to Canada, my single biggest worry was that I would struggle to find a job in my field.  I am a Chartered Management Accountant with over 10 years of experience, but kept hearing that one had to have ‘Canadian experience’ in order… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, July 16th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees.


Jun 26

Career Development with Lynda.com

By Amith Jagota Network Project [email protected] | [email protected] Driving project, leadership & operations success linkedin.com/in/amithjagota  “Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.” Jim Rohn What Is Lynda.com LinkedIn’s learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal & professional goals.  It’s Plethora of… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.


May 08

Oliver Kamua, a dedicated partner!

Published in AAISA Newsletter, April 2018 Oliver moved to Canada twenty years ago to pursue his graduate studies from Kenya. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology/Literature, Education, and a Master’s degree in Drama. Currently, Oliver is the Manager at Edmonton Immigrant Services Association (EISA) and oversees various Settlement Services Programs. Prior to his… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


May 08

Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards 2018

It’s Time to Vote! Help choose this year’s winners! Canadian Immigrant Magazine, in association with RBC Royal Bank, is proud to announce that voting for the 10h annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards is open! Please visit their website today to vote for one of the 75 finalists! Voting ends May 17, 2018. This national people’s choice… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 and is filed under Awards, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, 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.


Mar 14

Fireside Chat with Hon. Ahmed Hussen

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) visited Edmonton earlier this week on March 12th 2018. Doug Piquette, ERIEC’s Executive Director had the opportunity to speak with the Minister along with several others at a small gathering at the Indo-Canadian Women’s Association (ICWA) based in Millwoods. The minister addressed questions… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


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.