Government of Alberta
Special Announcement

Alberta Works Week

Thousands of Albertans attended nearly 70 career and employment events held in over 30 communities across the province during Alberta Works Week (April 25-29, 2016). Don't worry if you missed these events. Career and Employment services are available year round. Check out Alberta Works Week for more details.



Weekly Features


How do you find out about job openings?
  • Search job sites online
  • Look at job ads in newspapers
  • Ask friends and family if they know of any job openings
  • Visit or contact employers
  • Look for help wanted signs
  • Combination of above

Tip Sheet


Cover Letters and Emails - Opening the Door to an Interview
A cover letter or email introduces your resumé or application form to an employer. When you write a cover letter, your goal is to get the employer’s attention by showing how your skil... read more



Landscape Gardener
Landscape gardeners consult with clients and work with other trades to carry out landscaping operations and design in various envi... read more

Video: Landscape Gardener (5:16)



My Choices, My Work, My Life
Life is full of choices and decisions to be made. Whether you're considering planning your career, changing jobs, upgrading your skills or trying to balance work with the needs of your family, My... read more



I have a job interview. How do I prepare?
Learn about what to expect in your interview, review sample interview questions and more... read more

Easy Reading Training for Work

Easy Reading Training for Work, a new publication, contains information on training that will help Albertans with low literacy skills succeed in the labour market.... read more

Question: I still want to work after I retire. What are my options?

The tip Thinking About Work After Retirement? will help you identify your skills and resources, as well as evaluate your work options after retirement.... read more

Easy Reading Employment Law Protects Workers Now Available

The latest Easy Reading Employment Law Protects Workers is now available. It includes information on employment standards including the new minimum wage as of Oct. 1.... read more

What's New on ALIS?

Are you looking for help planning your career? Do you want to explore occupations and opportunities in Alberta? Check out the new resources on ALIS and make the most of your future.... read more

June 2015 ALIS eNewsletter

The newest ALIS eNewsletter is now available online. Check it out on our eNewsletter page.... read more

Transfer Alberta App for Your iPhone or Android Devices

Information about admissions, transfer and educational opportunities in Alberta is now at your fingertips.... read more