ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 10 http://alis.alberta.ca/images/interface/aliswithwordmark.jpg ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca 144 76 http://alis.alberta.ca Question: I'm not sure what I want to do when I graduate. Where do I start? http://alis.alberta.ca/hs/cp/cpt/planning-tools.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9043 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 To find a career path that fits, you need to know yourself. Our self-assessment quizzes will help you take the first step. more

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To find a career path that fits, you need to know yourself. Our self-assessment quizzes will help you take the first step. more

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Publication: Education and Training Planner http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=64 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9177 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 How do you choose an education and training program that will help you do the kind of work you want to do? Education and Training Planner helps you explore the programs and steps required for further education including researching, applying and budgeting. more

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How do you choose an education and training program that will help you do the kind of work you want to do? Education and Training Planner helps you explore the programs and steps required for further education including researching, applying and budgeting. more

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Tip Sheet: From Dreams to Action: Setting SMART Goals http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=138 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10637 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Your dreams or visions for your future can be powerful motivators. Setting goals based on your dreams will give you the strength and energy you'll need to face challenges and make changes in your life and career. more

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Your dreams or visions for your future can be powerful motivators. Setting goals based on your dreams will give you the strength and energy you'll need to face challenges and make changes in your life and career. more

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Occupational Profile: Career and Technology Studies Teacher http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002353 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10640 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Career and technology studies (CTS) teachers help junior and senior high school students learn skills for personal living and prepare for future education and career possibilities; develop technological skills, advance employability opportunities and discover and integrate other curricular subject areas in their CTS studies. more

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Career and technology studies (CTS) teachers help junior and senior high school students learn skills for personal living and prepare for future education and career possibilities; develop technological skills, advance employability opportunities and discover and integrate other curricular subject areas in their CTS studies. more

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Career Events http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10670 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10670 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 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. Employer Connections and other job fairs are held regularly at Alberta Works Centres in Edmonton. Job seekers and career changers meet employers face-to-face to find out about current job vacancies. It is recommended that job seekers bring an up-to-date resumé. more

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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. Employer Connections and other job fairs are held regularly at Alberta Works Centres in Edmonton. Job seekers and career changers meet employers face-to-face to find out about current job vacancies. It is recommended that job seekers bring an up-to-date resumé. more

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Occupational Profile: Special Needs Teacher http://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/Content/RequestAction.asp?aspAction=GetHTMLProfile&format=html&occPro_ID=71002784&SNT_ID=25 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=6769 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Special needs teachers work primarily with children who require special instructional services to help them learn and develop to their potential. more

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Special needs teachers work primarily with children who require special instructional services to help them learn and develop to their potential. more

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Occupational Video: Special Needs Teacher http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4576 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=6773 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Special needs teachers work primarily with children who require special instructional services to help them learn and develop to their potential. more

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Special needs teachers work primarily with children who require special instructional services to help them learn and develop to their potential. more

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Question: Does ALIS have anything to help students with disabilities interested in post-secondary? http://alis.alberta.ca/hs/ep/pps/planning/disability.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8183 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find videos and planning guides for students with disabilities, their parents, educators and other professionals. more

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Find videos and planning guides for students with disabilities, their parents, educators and other professionals. more

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Publication: Employing a Diverse Workforce: Making it Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6388 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10608 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Ask business leaders who employ a diverse staff, and you'll hear about benefits such as higher productivity, lower employee turnover, new ideas and perspectives, better understanding of clients, better access to new markets and an improved reputation. Discover strategies other Alberta employers use to keep and involve a highly motivated, diverse and inclusive workplace with Employing a Diverse Workforce. more

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Ask business leaders who employ a diverse staff, and you'll hear about benefits such as higher productivity, lower employee turnover, new ideas and perspectives, better understanding of clients, better access to new markets and an improved reputation. Discover strategies other Alberta employers use to keep and involve a highly motivated, diverse and inclusive workplace with Employing a Diverse Workforce. more

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Tip Sheet: Employers: Hiring Persons With Disabilities - Getting Started http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12453 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10612 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Hiring persons with disabilities is not that much different from hiring other employees: you focus on ability and find the best person for the job. Preparation and planning will ensure that your business is accessible to candidates with disabilities at every stage of the hiring process. more

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Hiring persons with disabilities is not that much different from hiring other employees: you focus on ability and find the best person for the job. Preparation and planning will ensure that your business is accessible to candidates with disabilities at every stage of the hiring process. more

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New report details Alberta's High-Demand Occupations http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10651 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10651 Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Chefs, civil engineers, heavy-duty equipment mechanics and crane operators are among top occupations to consider in Alberta over the next three years. The Short-Term Employment Forecast 2014-2016 looks at 260 occupations across the wage and skills spectrum and reveals 31 that are expected to be in highest demand. "In Alberta, we have more jobs available than people to fill them. It's important we continue to attract and retain workers from Canada and abroad to help fuel the needs of our economy. Effective... more

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Chefs, civil engineers, heavy-duty equipment mechanics and crane operators are among top occupations to consider in Alberta over the next three years. The Short-Term Employment Forecast 2014-2016 looks at 260 occupations across the wage and skills spectrum and reveals 31 that are expected to be in highest demand. "In Alberta, we have more jobs available than people to fill them. It's important we continue to attract and retain workers from Canada and abroad to help fuel the needs of our economy. Effective... more

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Publication: My Choices, My Work, My Life http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=11125 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7522 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Whether you are career planning, changing your job, upgrading your skills or trying to work with personal needs, this guide will lead you closer to your life vision. more

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Whether you are career planning, changing your job, upgrading your skills or trying to work with personal needs, this guide will lead you closer to your life vision. more

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Question: Where can I get help with career planning? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/cp/cs/abcareer.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10582 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Call the Alberta Career Information Hotline at 1-800-661-3753 for information on career planning services near you or visit your local Alberta Works Centre. more

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Call the Alberta Career Information Hotline at 1-800-661-3753 for information on career planning services near you or visit your local Alberta Works Centre. more

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Tip Sheet: Managing Change http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=143 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10588 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Making a positive change in your life is exciting, but it's challenging too. Like most people, you may have mixed feelings about change-even change that you create, such as moving in a new career direction or going back to school. more

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Making a positive change in your life is exciting, but it's challenging too. Like most people, you may have mixed feelings about change-even change that you create, such as moving in a new career direction or going back to school. more

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Occupational Profile: Life Skills Coach http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71011097 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10592 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Life skills coaches lead experiential learning groups. They prepare learners to deal effectively with personal issues by guiding them through activities such as self discovery and behaviour identification exercises. more

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Life skills coaches lead experiential learning groups. They prepare learners to deal effectively with personal issues by guiding them through activities such as self discovery and behaviour identification exercises. more

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Question: What requirements do I need to meet in order to enter post-secondary? http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-educational-programs.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7435 Mon, 7 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Go to OCCinfo for information on post-secondary programs and schools in Alberta and distance learning programs available in Western Canada, including admission requirements, application deadlines and more more

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Go to OCCinfo for information on post-secondary programs and schools in Alberta and distance learning programs available in Western Canada, including admission requirements, application deadlines and more more

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Publication: Time to Choose: A Post-Secondary Education Program http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6255 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8452 Mon, 7 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Transfer programs give students the flexibility to begin their studies at one institution and later transfer to another institution or program. A transfer program may allow you to begin your studies in your community, or to choose from a greater number of institutions and potentially smaller class sizes and lower tuition fees. However you plan to start your post-secondary education, get a copy of Time to Choose...a Post-Secondary Education Program to learn more about your options. more

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Transfer programs give students the flexibility to begin their studies at one institution and later transfer to another institution or program. A transfer program may allow you to begin your studies in your community, or to choose from a greater number of institutions and potentially smaller class sizes and lower tuition fees. However you plan to start your post-secondary education, get a copy of Time to Choose...a Post-Secondary Education Program to learn more about your options. more

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Tip Sheet: Which Post-Secondary Institution(s) Should I Attend? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=204 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10560 Mon, 7 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 If only one institution offers the program you want, your choice of which institution to attend is obvious. Or is it? Maybe not. There may be post-secondary institutions closer to home that offer appropriate transfer programs or that offer appropriate eCampusAlberta courses. more

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If only one institution offers the program you want, your choice of which institution to attend is obvious. Or is it? Maybe not. There may be post-secondary institutions closer to home that offer appropriate transfer programs or that offer appropriate eCampusAlberta courses. more

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Occupational Profile: Educational Counsellor http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002441 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10565 Mon, 7 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Educational counsellors advise students on educational, personal and career-related issues and co-ordinate counselling services for students, parents and teachers. more

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Educational counsellors advise students on educational, personal and career-related issues and co-ordinate counselling services for students, parents and teachers. more

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Question: What can I do to succeed at work? https://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3292 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7301 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Check out the tip sheet "Are You Job Smart?" for helpful information on being an effective employee. more

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Check out the tip sheet "Are You Job Smart?" for helpful information on being an effective employee. more

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Publication: Positive Works II http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=24 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8471 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Most of us will work at least 10,000 days in our lifetime. 40% of our waking time is spent at work - more than on any other activity in our lives. If we're going to spend that much time at work, shouldn't we enjoy it? And not just a little - a lot! Explore the power of the positive with Positive Works II. more

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Most of us will work at least 10,000 days in our lifetime. 40% of our waking time is spent at work - more than on any other activity in our lives. If we're going to spend that much time at work, shouldn't we enjoy it? And not just a little - a lot! Explore the power of the positive with Positive Works II. more

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Tip Sheet: Adding Value: Why It Pays to Help Your Employer Succeed http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=431 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10542 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:00:00 -0600 You're probably doing what your employer expects of you, such as showing up every day on time and completing the tasks assigned to you. But that's really just the starting point. If you want to stand out at work for all the right reasons, start looking for ways to add value to your organization. more

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You're probably doing what your employer expects of you, such as showing up every day on time and completing the tasks assigned to you. But that's really just the starting point. If you want to stand out at work for all the right reasons, start looking for ways to add value to your organization. more

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Occupational Profile: Project Management Professional http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71047768 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10546 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:00:00 -0600 A project management professional provides expertise in planning, organizing, directing, controlling, closing and evaluating projects in a variety of fields. more

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A project management professional provides expertise in planning, organizing, directing, controlling, closing and evaluating projects in a variety of fields. more

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Publication: Welcome to Alberta: Information for Newcomers http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3532 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7449 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 06:00:00 -0600 This publication provides useful information for newcomers settling and living in Alberta including housing, employment, education, health care, climate, social customs and information for temporary foreign workers. more

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This publication provides useful information for newcomers settling and living in Alberta including housing, employment, education, health care, climate, social customs and information for temporary foreign workers. more

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Question: I was educated outside of Canada. Where can I have my international education assessed? http://alis.alberta.ca/ps/ep/aas/international.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7452 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Check out our links to federal and provincial assessment services. more

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Check out our links to federal and provincial assessment services. more

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