“I love my company!” Group pride, inclusion and employee engagement By Marie Gervais, PhD., CEO Shift Management Inc ERIEC Supporter and Guest Blogger SUMMARY: An opportunity to make a difference for someone in your company can not only improve their life opportunities, but also increase your workforce’s sense of pride and engagement. This is a… Read more »
John Sony Robbins, MBA Program Officer at Bioalberta Getting hired is the first chapter in your new novel. How you take it from there decides what genre the novel will be. You definitely don’t want it to be a thriller -when you don’t know how long you will last- or an action flick-where you feel… Read more »
By Elena Chernaeva Last Thursday, November 28th I had the honour and pleasure to attend one of the Human Resources Institute of Alberta (HRIA) workshops titled Recruit Foreign Talent & Build a Culture of Inclusion. As a Project Coordinator for Speed Career Networking, Smart Connections and other projects dealing with Internationally Trained Professionals (ITP), I was… Read more »
The City of Edmonton is running a Canadian Workplace Culture pilot project for their staff who are Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP) and newcomer graduates from Canadian Universities. Participants are individuals whose first language may not be English; in fact many of them speak three or more languages and English is the most recent language they… Read more »
Where will you be on Thursday, February 28th, 2013? I know where I’m going to be! I will be joining with over 100 immigrant professionals and 40+ local professionals from the finance, IT and engineering sectors in the Edmonton area to learn something (maybe more than one thing) new! Why, you ask? Well, the 14,000+… Read more »
This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 and is filed under Global Talent Conference.
This article by Jill Chesley, Project Coordinator, ERIEC, was first published in the Commerce News; The Voice of Business in Edmonton, in December of 2012, Vol. 34 No.11. By popular demand we are posting it here as well! It is projected that by 2025, immigrants will constitute 100% of the growth in the Canadian labour market. Combine… Read more »