ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Thu, 17 Apr 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 don't think I'll have enough money to go to university or college. How can I pay for my education? http://alis.alberta.ca/ps/fo/student-loans.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9251 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find out about student loans, scholarships, bursaries and other awards. more

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Find out about student loans, scholarships, bursaries and other awards. more

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Publication: Job Smart: Tips for Staying Employed http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3494 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9248 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Employees who are job smart understand what it takes to keep a job. They respect their employers and co-workers and do their part to make their workplace a positive one. more

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Employees who are job smart understand what it takes to keep a job. They respect their employers and co-workers and do their part to make their workplace a positive one. more

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Occupational Video: Outdoor Power Equipment Technician - Recreational Equipment http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4130 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9245 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Outdoor power equipment technicians repair, service and maintain small gasoline and diesel powered marine, power, recreational and turf equipment. more

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Outdoor power equipment technicians repair, service and maintain small gasoline and diesel powered marine, power, recreational and turf equipment. more

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Occupational Profile: Outdoor Power Equipment Technician http://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/Content/RequestAction.asp?aspAction=GetHTMLProfile&format=html&occPro_ID=71003044&SNT_ID=25 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9241 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 more

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Tip Sheet: First Job or New Job? What You Need to Know About Employment Standards http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12371 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9238 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Here are some key questions you should ask your employer about the rules in your workplace. The answers will help you understand the minimum standards required by the Employment Standards Code. more

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Here are some key questions you should ask your employer about the rules in your workplace. The answers will help you understand the minimum standards required by the Employment Standards Code. more

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Question: Is there anyone I can talk to over the phone about finding work? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/hotline/abouthot.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=6264 Mon, 7 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Call the Alberta Career Information Hotline to speak with an advisor for advice and referrals. more

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Call the Alberta Career Information Hotline to speak with an advisor for advice and referrals. more

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Occupational Profile: Manager of Volunteer Resources http://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/Content/RequestAction.asp?aspAction=GetHTMLProfile&format=html&occPro_ID=71003221&SNT_ID=25 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8814 Mon, 7 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Managers of volunteer resources research, develop and manage volunteer programs and provide leadership in the effective engagement of volunteers to further the mission of not-for-profit, voluntary and public sector organizations. more

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Managers of volunteer resources research, develop and manage volunteer programs and provide leadership in the effective engagement of volunteers to further the mission of not-for-profit, voluntary and public sector organizations. more

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Occupational Video: Volunteer Manager http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=397 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8817 Mon, 7 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Volunteer managers work for organizations, helping them plan volunteer involvement, and co-ordinating volunteer programs. more

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Volunteer managers work for organizations, helping them plan volunteer involvement, and co-ordinating volunteer programs. more

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Publication: Training for Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3511 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9197 Mon, 7 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Volunteering helps you learn new skills and get free training while helping your neighbourhood or community. Learn more about volunteering and other ways to increase job-related skills outside of the classroom with Training for Work. more

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Volunteering helps you learn new skills and get free training while helping your neighbourhood or community. Learn more about volunteering and other ways to increase job-related skills outside of the classroom with Training for Work. more

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Tip Sheet: Volunteering: Putting Your Volunteer Experience to Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=129 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9203 Mon, 7 Apr 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Volunteering is a great way to invest in your career and your community. This tip will help you make sure your volunteer experience helps you reach your career goals. more

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Volunteering is a great way to invest in your career and your community. This tip will help you make sure your volunteer experience helps you reach your career goals. more

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Question: How can I find out about distance education? http://alis.alberta.ca/hs/ep/esp/distance.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=6717 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Check out the ALIS links to distance education programs throughout Canada. more

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Check out the ALIS links to distance education programs throughout Canada. more

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Tip Sheet: Go Back and Finish High School: Your Step to a Brighter Future http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12448 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9163 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Did you leave high school early, before getting a diploma? Are you rethinking that decision? If you're thinking about going back to finish high school, congratulations! It's one of the best moves you'll ever make. more

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Did you leave high school early, before getting a diploma? Are you rethinking that decision? If you're thinking about going back to finish high school, congratulations! It's one of the best moves you'll ever make. more

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Occupational Profile: Elementary School Teacher http://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/Content/RequestAction.asp?aspAction=GetHTMLProfile&format=html&occPro_ID=71002452&SNT_ID=2591&SNT_ID=25 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9167 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Elementary school teachers teach and facilitate the learning of children ranging in age from four to 12 years in Kindergarten to Grade 6. more

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Elementary school teachers teach and facilitate the learning of children ranging in age from four to 12 years in Kindergarten to Grade 6. more

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Occupational Video: Elementary Teacher http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=372 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9172 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Elementary teachers teach children ranging in age from four to 12 years. more

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Elementary teachers teach children ranging in age from four to 12 years. 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, 31 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Considering going back to school? This workbook helps you go through the steps in becoming a smart shopper, choosing and applying for the right program, and setting up a budget for the school term. more

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Considering going back to school? This workbook helps you go through the steps in becoming a smart shopper, choosing and applying for the right program, and setting up a budget for the school term. more

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Tip Sheet: Portfolios: Document Your Accomplishments http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3307 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9049 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 No matter what your path, building a portfolio will pave the way as you move from school to work and post-secondary opportunities. Portfolios are a great way to show your skills, both to employers and post-secondary institutions. And as you build your portfolio, you'll get a fresh appreciation for all the skills and abilities that you've been developing. If you don't have a portfolio yet, now is the time to start building one! more

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No matter what your path, building a portfolio will pave the way as you move from school to work and post-secondary opportunities. Portfolios are a great way to show your skills, both to employers and post-secondary institutions. And as you build your portfolio, you'll get a fresh appreciation for all the skills and abilities that you've been developing. If you don't have a portfolio yet, now is the time to start building one! more

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Occupational Profile: Environmental Auditor http://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/Content/RequestAction.asp?aspAction=GetHTMLProfile&format=html&occPro_ID=71002461&SNT_ID=25 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9052 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Environmental auditors assess the environmental performance of operations in business and industry. more

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Environmental auditors assess the environmental performance of operations in business and industry. more

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Occupational Video: Environmental Auditor http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4094 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9055 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Environmental auditors assess the environmental performance of operations in business and industry. more

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Environmental auditors assess the environmental performance of operations in business and industry. more

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Publication: Assessing You: The First Step in Career Planning http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=67 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9058 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Thinking about a career change and don't know the first step? This self-assessment workbook can help you identify the skills and assets you have that will help you adapt in today's world of work. more

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Thinking about a career change and don't know the first step? This self-assessment workbook can help you identify the skills and assets you have that will help you adapt in today's world of work. more

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Question: How can I find scholarships? http://alis.alberta.ca/ps/fo/pay/scholarships.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9061 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Search our scholarship databases in the Scholarships and Bursaries section of ALIS. more

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Search our scholarship databases in the Scholarships and Bursaries section of ALIS. more

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Tip Sheet: Helping Your Teens With Career Planning https://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=142 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9030 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 As a parent, counsellor or educator, you need to know what to expect at different stages of adolescent development, and you need to know how to help young people make flexible career plans for today's rapidly changing labour market. This article describes stages of career development during adolescence. more

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As a parent, counsellor or educator, you need to know what to expect at different stages of adolescent development, and you need to know how to help young people make flexible career plans for today's rapidly changing labour market. This article describes stages of career development during adolescence. more

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Occupational Profile: Social Worker http://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/Content/RequestAction.asp?aspAction=GetHTMLProfile&format=html&occPro_ID=71002779&SNT_ID=25 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9033 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Social workers help individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations develop the skills and resources they need to enhance their social functioning and social environments. more

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Social workers help individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations develop the skills and resources they need to enhance their social functioning and social environments. more

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Occupational Video: Social Worker http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=3335 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9036 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Social workers help individuals, families and communities develop skills and resources. more

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Social workers help individuals, families and communities develop skills and resources. more

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Publication: Going Somewhere? Live/Learn/Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=7744 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9039 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Thinking about your life after high school? Going Somewhere? is about you and your future-your next 5 minutes, your next 2 weeks, your next 2 years. It's a quick introduction to career development for young people. more

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Thinking about your life after high school? Going Somewhere? is about you and your future-your next 5 minutes, your next 2 weeks, your next 2 years. It's a quick introduction to career development for young people. more

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Question: I'm about to graduate and have no idea what I want to do. Where do I start? http://alis.alberta.ca/hs/cp/cpt/planning-tools.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9043 Mon, 17 Mar 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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