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Advanced Techniques for Work Search

This workbook is designed to help self-directed adults with experience in the workforce or post-secondary education and training improve their work search strategies. Learn to sell your skills in today's competitive job market using portfolios, proposals, cover letters, resumés and curricula vitae. Order your copy today at
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Where do you go for help when working on your resumé?
  • Resumé app
  • Online resources
  • Print resources
  • Guidance Counsellor
  • Friends or family
  • Other

Tip Sheet


Finding Work Opportunities
Finding work opportunities takes some detective work, especially if you’re looking for the job that really fits and the work you really desire. Work opportunities fall into two basi... read more



Life Skills Coach
Life skills coaches lead experiential learning groups. They prepare learners to deal effectively with personal issues by guiding t... read more



Advanced Techniques for Work Search
Advanced Techniques for Work Search will help you identify your skills, update your resume and apply your skills to find a job that's right for you. read more

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What do I need to know when writing or updating my resumé?
Learn about different types of resumés, tailoring your resumé and more... read more

September 2014 ALIS eNewsletter

Check out the latest eNewsletter. Discover emerging occupations, what’s hot off the press and how to refine your searches on OCCinfo! Also read about the publications, “Training for Work”, “Time to Choose”, and more.

Subscribe and get the next issue emailed to you.... read more

Easy Reading Find a Job

This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills find the job they want. Easy Reading Find a Job covers important topics such as: how to write a resume and cover letter, where to look for a job, how to fill out application forms and how to have a good interview.... read more

Time to Choose...a Post-Secondary Education Program 2014-2015

Graduating from high school? Thinking about continuing your education? Time to Choose will help you pick an Alberta post-secondary program that meets your career goals.... read more

Career Events

Are you looking for a job in the Edmonton region? Then you'll want to check out Edmonton's upcoming career events and job fairs.... read more