ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Tue, 25 Nov 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 Tip Sheet: Bridging the Generation Gap at Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=7380 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11153 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Whether you're young or old, it's worth making the effort to understand your co-workers. Figuring out which generation you belong to is a good place to start. more

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Whether you're young or old, it's worth making the effort to understand your co-workers. Figuring out which generation you belong to is a good place to start. more

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Occupational Profile: Marriage and Family Counsellor http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002122 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11157 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Marriage and family counsellors provide counselling to help families, couples and individuals resolve interpersonal difficulties, develop effective and satisfactory relationships and build meaningful support systems. more

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Marriage and family counsellors provide counselling to help families, couples and individuals resolve interpersonal difficulties, develop effective and satisfactory relationships and build meaningful support systems. more

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Featured Video: Where Can I Find Out Which Jobs Are in Demand? http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=5118. http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11160 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find jobs in demand using Labour Market Information, job banks, media and connecting with employers. more

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Find jobs in demand using Labour Market Information, job banks, media and connecting with employers. more

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PublicatIon: Career Coaching Your Teens: A Guide for Parents http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=7178 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11163 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 As a parent, you play an important role in supporting your teens as they begin their career and life journeys. This guide was developed to help you support your teens as they begin to explore career options and make decisions about their futures. more

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As a parent, you play an important role in supporting your teens as they begin their career and life journeys. This guide was developed to help you support your teens as they begin to explore career options and make decisions about their futures. more

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Question: What exactly is career planning and how can it help me? http://alis.alberta.ca/ce/cp/cpt/CAREERinsite.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11166 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Career planning involves learning about yourself, gathering information, exploring options, making decisions and taking action. more

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Career planning involves learning about yourself, gathering information, exploring options, making decisions and taking action. more

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Tip Sheet: Finding Work Opportunities http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12425 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11137 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Finding work opportunities takes some detective work, especially if you’re looking for the job that really fits and the work you really desire. more

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Finding work opportunities takes some detective work, especially if you’re looking for the job that really fits and the work you really desire. 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=11141 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Life skills coaches lead 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 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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Featured Video: Job Search http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=14 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11144 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 This video describes ALIS's Online Work Search, job banks, eResumé Review Service and Self-Employment Resources. more

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This video describes ALIS's Online Work Search, job banks, eResumé Review Service and Self-Employment Resources. more

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Publication: Advanced Techniques for Work Search http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=2155 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11147 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 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. more

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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. more

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Question: What do I need to know when writing or updating my resumé? http://alis.alberta.ca/worksearch/resumes.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11150 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Learn about the different types of resumés, how to tailor your resumé and more. more

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Learn about the different types of resumés, how to tailor your resumé and more. more

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Tip Sheet: Creating a Balanced Lifestyle http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=98 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11125 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Lifestyle balance is challenging to maintain, but it pays off in increased energy and better mental and physical health. When your life is in balance, everything you do, including work, is more fulfilling. more

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Lifestyle balance is challenging to maintain, but it pays off in increased energy and better mental and physical health. When your life is in balance, everything you do, including work, is more fulfilling. more

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Occupational Profile: Police Officer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003122 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11128 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Police officers help to protect citizens and their property, maintain public peace, prevent and detect crime, apprehend those who break the law, process court requirements, handle traffic problems, enforce federal, provincial and municipal legislation and act as agents of social change in the community to promote safer neighbourhoods. more

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Police officers help to protect citizens and their property, maintain public peace, prevent and detect crime, apprehend those who break the law, process court requirements, handle traffic problems, enforce federal, provincial and municipal legislation and act as agents of social change in the community to promote safer neighbourhoods. more

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Publication: Better Balance, Better Business: Options for Work-Life Issues http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3507 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11131 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 The often conflicting demands of work and personal time commitments of employees can create stress and other issues for both companies and their staff. This publication presents employers with ways to improve the work-life balance, and ideas about making useful changes to decrease stress. more

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The often conflicting demands of work and personal time commitments of employees can create stress and other issues for both companies and their staff. This publication presents employers with ways to improve the work-life balance, and ideas about making useful changes to decrease stress. more

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Question: What is networking and how can it help me? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=1321 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11134 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Check out our Networking tip to find out why networking is one of the most effective and efficient ways to find work. more

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Check out our Networking tip to find out why networking is one of the most effective and efficient ways to find work. more

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TIp Sheet: Learning to Enhance Your Career http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=187 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11100 Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 When you recognize the importance of learning in a rapidly changing workplace, you're in a good position to take positive action. Learning for work will help you meet, and even benefit from, challenges in your workplace. more

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When you recognize the importance of learning in a rapidly changing workplace, you're in a good position to take positive action. Learning for work will help you meet, and even benefit from, challenges in your workplace. more

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Occupational Profile: Payroll Administrator http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71037149 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11104 Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Payroll administrators process payroll information and determine pay and benefit entitlements for employees in organizations of all types and sizes. more

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Payroll administrators process payroll information and determine pay and benefit entitlements for employees in organizations of all types and sizes. more

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Featured Video: Planning Your Career http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=2 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11108 Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 This video guides your through some of the career planning resources available on ALIS. more

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This video guides your through some of the career planning resources available on ALIS. more

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Publication: Career Planner: Choosing an Occupation http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=2107 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11112 Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Some experts say that Canadians can expect to change their occupations at least five times in their lifetimes. This workbook is full of exercises and tips to help you find the career that suits your needs and choices. more

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Some experts say that Canadians can expect to change their occupations at least five times in their lifetimes. This workbook is full of exercises and tips to help you find the career that suits your needs and choices. more

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Question: How can I find out about the job outlook where I live? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3320 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11119 Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Labour (Job) Market information can help you learn about the latest regional information on job outlooks, economic activity, local industries, training opportunities, employment trends and more. more

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Labour (Job) Market information can help you learn about the latest regional information on job outlooks, economic activity, local industries, training opportunities, employment trends and more. more

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September 2014 ALIS eNewsletter http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11067 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11067 Sat, 1 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 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. more

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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. more

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Question: Are there any tests I can take to help me find out what jobs I would be good at? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/cp/cpt/planning-tools.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7545 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 ALIS has self-assessment tools and quizzes to help you discover your interests, personality type, values and skills. more

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ALIS has self-assessment tools and quizzes to help you discover your interests, personality type, values and skills. more

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Tip Sheet: Overcoming Defences Against Learning http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=189 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10872 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Self-created ways of avoiding learning are called "learning defences." You put up a barrier to learning if you respond negatively to a learning opportunity. This tip will help you avoid raising your defences against valuable learning opportunities. more

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Self-created ways of avoiding learning are called "learning defences." You put up a barrier to learning if you respond negatively to a learning opportunity. This tip will help you avoid raising your defences against valuable learning opportunities. more

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Occupational Profile: Instructional Designer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71042770 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11049 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Instructional designers develop instructional materials and activities for education and training in wide range of settings (for example, Kindergarten to Grade 12, post-secondary, corporate and military). more

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Instructional designers develop instructional materials and activities for education and training in wide range of settings (for example, Kindergarten to Grade 12, post-secondary, corporate and military). more

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Publication: What Works: Persons With Learning Disabilities http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6100 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11052 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 What Works: Persons With Learning Disabilities is a counsellor's resource that includes related statistics, terminology, history and legislation. Learn how to better help the people you serve. more

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What Works: Persons With Learning Disabilities is a counsellor's resource that includes related statistics, terminology, history and legislation. Learn how to better help the people you serve. more

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Publication: Employee or Contractor? Know the difference http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=7181 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7416 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Definitions become important when a working relationship raises uncertainties about someone's legal entitlements and responsibilities. Whether you're working or hiring, find out why these differences will matter to you. more

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Definitions become important when a working relationship raises uncertainties about someone's legal entitlements and responsibilities. Whether you're working or hiring, find out why these differences will matter to you. more

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