Apr 07

Latest Interview with ERIEC’s ED

Wayfinders Business Cooperative (IMPACT) interview with Doug Piquette, Executive Director at ERIEC (Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council). ERIEC staff and mentors help recent immigrants prepare and enter the Edmonton area workforce to make full use of their credentials, talents and abilities. Enjoy the conversation:

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


Mar 05

Upcoming Info Session for ETIP

ENGINEERS’ AND TECHNOLOGISTS’ INTEGRATION ENGINEERS’ AND TECHNOLOGISTS’ (ETIP) INTEGRATION PROGRAM A unique program designed for internationally educated engineers to find work in their field of expertise in Alberta The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) has been offering the Engineers’ and Technologists’ Integration Program (ETIP) since 1996, and has successfully bridged more than 1000 engineering… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Regulatory Bodies, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Mar 04

Joel Pushparaj – A Connectee / Mentee Story

The Career Mentorship Program (CMP) and the Connector Program matches newcomer immigrant professionals (mentees / connectees) in the Edmonton region with established professionals and local business leaders / employers (mentors / connectors) who share a similar occupational background and creates networks through real-life connections and experience. Joel Pushparaj is an internationally trained Project Manager who… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Connector Program, Employment, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics.


Jan 31

Building your Business

Building Your Business – An Immigrant Perspective A message from Catholic Social Services, Edmonton Are you an immigrant who owns a business/self-employed or wants to start a business? Come to our free learning days. Learn from other immigrant entrepreneurs and organizations that help entrepreneurs. Friday, March 6 , 2020 – 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, January 31st, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Jan 14

CCI-LEX community training workshops

CCI-LEX is happy to announce that their community training workshops will resume this new year! The Teach ESL in the Community workshop series provide basic training, lesson plans and materials for casual tutors and volunteers in the community who teach English to newcomers. ________________________________________ The Giving Feedback workshop will be on Saturday, January 25 from… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


Nov 29

Edmonton Global Talent Conference 2020- Registration Open!

The Global Talent Conference is known as one of Edmonton’s premium events for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) who are looking to connect with and be inspired by leaders from the Edmonton business community. The Edmonton Global Talent Conference is a cost free, one-day event. This event is open to IEPs who are Permanent Residents or… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, November 29th, 2019 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Employment, Global Talent Conference, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors, Networking, Regulatory Bodies, The Wave, Upcoming Events.


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

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.


Nov 22

TECH Careers Program

Your First Step towards a Career in Tech! Are you looking to join a fantasTECH program where you can enhance your software developing skills? Well, look no further! TECHCareers Program, provided by Manpower, is hosting information sessions for Cohort 3. There are limited spots, so hurry up and register before it is too late! Information… Read more »

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


Oct 04

Career Moves

New program offered by NorQuest College! Starting in January 2020, NorQuest College is offering a new professional development program called Career Moves. This program will help mid-career workers, looking for a career change, in their transition to new employment and career opportunities. The Career Moves program provides one-on-one coaching, self-assessment, skill development, opportunities for work-integrated… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, October 4th, 2019 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Special Projects, The Wave, Upcoming Events.