ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Mon, 27 Feb 2017 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 ALIS Evaluation Survey http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15217 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15217 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0600 Your career journey is important. ALIS offers a variety of planning resources, both online and in print, to help you find success. You can help ALIS by taking this short, 10-minute evaluation survey today. more

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Your career journey is important. ALIS offers a variety of planning resources, both online and in print, to help you find success. You can help ALIS by taking this short, 10-minute evaluation survey today. more

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Occupational Video: Cook https://youtu.be/f693QoDttdk http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15151 Mon, 2 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0600 Cooks prepare food in eating establishments such as hotels, restaurants, institutions, trains and ships. more

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Cooks prepare food in eating establishments such as hotels, restaurants, institutions, trains and ships. more

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Occupational Profile: Cook http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003023 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15147 Mon, 2 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0600 Cooks prepare food in eating establishments such as hotels, restaurants, institutions, trains and ships. more

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Cooks prepare food in eating establishments such as hotels, restaurants, institutions, trains and ships. more

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Tip Sheet: Filling Out Employment Application Forms http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=117 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15143 Mon, 2 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0600 A job application form is the screening tool many employers use to decide who they will interview. How you fill out the form can influence whether or not you eventually get hired. Use this tip to fill out an application the best you can. more

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A job application form is the screening tool many employers use to decide who they will interview. How you fill out the form can influence whether or not you eventually get hired. Use this tip to fill out an application the best you can. 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=13142 Mon, 2 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0600 This publication is a self-assessment workbook to help you learn about the skills and assets you have that will help you adapt in today's world of work. Read Assessing You to learn about the skills employers are looking for and work on exercises that will help identify your own strengths. more

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This publication is a self-assessment workbook to help you learn about the skills and assets you have that will help you adapt in today's world of work. Read Assessing You to learn about the skills employers are looking for and work on exercises that will help identify your own strengths. more

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Question: I'm looking for a job. How can I find out who is hiring? http://alis.alberta.ca/js/ws/jp/jobpostings.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15157 Mon, 2 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0600 Search multiple job banks and postings by checking out the ALIS Job Postings section. more

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Search multiple job banks and postings by checking out the ALIS Job Postings section. 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=15138 Mon, 26 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 If you have come to Alberta from outside of Canada, your education may not be immediately recognized or transferable. Check out our links to federal and provincial assessment services to understand where your education can take you and if you might need to upgrade. more

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If you have come to Alberta from outside of Canada, your education may not be immediately recognized or transferable. Check out our links to federal and provincial assessment services to understand where your education can take you and if you might need to upgrade. more

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Publication: X-treme Safety: A Survival Guide for New and Young Workers http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=1384 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15134 Mon, 26 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This handbook for young or inexperienced workers is packed with information about workplace health and safety regulations, rights and responsibilities. Through personal stories, quizzes and checklists, young people gain the information they need to contribute to working in a safe, healthy and fair work environment. The book includes a detachable bookmark that can be used as a reminder for youth to take charge before they take on the job world. more

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This handbook for young or inexperienced workers is packed with information about workplace health and safety regulations, rights and responsibilities. Through personal stories, quizzes and checklists, young people gain the information they need to contribute to working in a safe, healthy and fair work environment. The book includes a detachable bookmark that can be used as a reminder for youth to take charge before they take on the job world. more

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Occupational Video: Appliance Service Technician https://youtu.be/MyYyu6Abfyg http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15130 Mon, 26 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Appliance service technicians install, service and repair household and commercial appliances such as ranges, ovens, clothes washers, dryers, freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners, microwave ovens, dishwashers, waste disposers and waste compactors. more

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Appliance service technicians install, service and repair household and commercial appliances such as ranges, ovens, clothes washers, dryers, freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners, microwave ovens, dishwashers, waste disposers and waste compactors. more

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Occupational Profile: Appliance Service Technician http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003070 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15126 Mon, 26 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Appliance service technicians install, service and repair household and commercial appliances such as ranges, ovens, clothes washers, dryers, freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners, microwave ovens, dishwashers, waste disposers and waste compactors. more

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Appliance service technicians install, service and repair household and commercial appliances such as ranges, ovens, clothes washers, dryers, freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners, microwave ovens, dishwashers, waste disposers and waste compactors. more

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Tip Sheet: Job Enrichment Strategies http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=122 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15122 Mon, 26 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Are you feeling that your job has lost its challenge? Does your work seem routine and boring? Before you start planning a major move, a few creative changes-some small, some more substantial-may be just what you need to enrich your current job and renew your enthusiasm for work. more

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Are you feeling that your job has lost its challenge? Does your work seem routine and boring? Before you start planning a major move, a few creative changes-some small, some more substantial-may be just what you need to enrich your current job and renew your enthusiasm for work. more

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Question: I want to get into the trades. What do I need to do? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/ep/pps/apprenticeship.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15118 Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Your first step is to find out about apprenticeship training. Apprenticeship is a training program that combines on-the-job training, work experience and technical training in a trade. more

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Your first step is to find out about apprenticeship training. Apprenticeship is a training program that combines on-the-job training, work experience and technical training in a trade. 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=15114 Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This guide offers practical ideas and resources to help parents support their teens as they explore career options and make informed career decisions. more

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This guide offers practical ideas and resources to help parents support their teens as they explore career options and make informed career decisions. more

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Occupational Video: Early Childhood Educator https://youtu.be/9DJzMTQjsOA http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15110 Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Early childhood educators plan, organize and lead activities to help children develop intellectually, physically and emotionally. They work with infants, toddlers, preschool and school-aged children in a variety of settings. more

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Early childhood educators plan, organize and lead activities to help children develop intellectually, physically and emotionally. They work with infants, toddlers, preschool and school-aged children in a variety of settings. more

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Occupational Profile: Early Childhood Educator http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003308 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15106 Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Early childhood educators plan, organize and lead activities to help children develop intellectually, physically and emotionally. They work with infants, toddlers, preschool and school-aged children in a variety of settings. more

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Early childhood educators plan, organize and lead activities to help children develop intellectually, physically and emotionally. They work with infants, toddlers, preschool and school-aged children in a variety of settings. more

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Tip Sheet: Talking to Your Parents About Your Career Plan http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=15084 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15101 Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 At some point you will want to discuss your career plans with your parents. That's not always easy. Your ideas and their ideas may not be the same. But you may need your parents to help with costs, whether you live at home or away. You also know your parents will have questions, and they will expect you to have answers more

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At some point you will want to discuss your career plans with your parents. That's not always easy. Your ideas and their ideas may not be the same. But you may need your parents to help with costs, whether you live at home or away. You also know your parents will have questions, and they will expect you to have answers more

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Question: How do I choose the best workplace to fit my desired lifestyle, work experience and family situation? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=114 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15097 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Changes in the economy can create changes in the way we work. Getting informed will help you make the best choice for your desired lifestyle, work experience and family situation. Even if you know what type of work you want to do, there may be a variety of work options to choose from. more

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Changes in the economy can create changes in the way we work. Getting informed will help you make the best choice for your desired lifestyle, work experience and family situation. Even if you know what type of work you want to do, there may be a variety of work options to choose from. more

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Publication: Your Rights and Responsibilities at Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3523 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15093 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Find answers to questions about your employment responsibilities and entitlements on the job, including regulations for employment standards such as wages, termination and vacation pay, legislation on human rights and workplace health and safety, and information on privacy. more

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Find answers to questions about your employment responsibilities and entitlements on the job, including regulations for employment standards such as wages, termination and vacation pay, legislation on human rights and workplace health and safety, and information on privacy. more

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Tip Sheet: Planning for Your Gap Year http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=15098 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15083 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Around the world, students often take a gap year before starting a post-secondary program. A gap year is a time to further your career plans-to think, save money, learn new skills and discover new interests. Plan properly and make your gap year work for you. more

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Around the world, students often take a gap year before starting a post-secondary program. A gap year is a time to further your career plans-to think, save money, learn new skills and discover new interests. Plan properly and make your gap year work for you. more

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Occupational Video: Lawyer https://youtu.be/XMecJFmxQyc http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14700 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Lawyers study and interpret points of law to advise clients of their rights and legal obligations, and represent client interests in legal transactions and proceedings. more

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Lawyers study and interpret points of law to advise clients of their rights and legal obligations, and represent client interests in legal transactions and proceedings. more

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Occupational Profile: Lawyer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71001776 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14696 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Lawyers study and interpret points of law to advise clients of their rights and legal obligations, and represent client interests in legal transactions and proceedings. more

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Lawyers study and interpret points of law to advise clients of their rights and legal obligations, and represent client interests in legal transactions and proceedings. more

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Question: I'm over 50 and looking for work. How do I help employers see value in hiring me? http://alis.alberta.ca/js/ws/jsr/matureworkers.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15067 Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 If you're over 50 and working or looking for work, you're not alone. As a mature worker you've developed valuable skills, abilities and knowledge over your lifetime. When people like you leave the workforce, organizations can lose experience, leadership and history. If you're joining the workforce, that's also what they stand to gain. Explore these helpful resources for mature workers. more

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If you're over 50 and working or looking for work, you're not alone. As a mature worker you've developed valuable skills, abilities and knowledge over your lifetime. When people like you leave the workforce, organizations can lose experience, leadership and history. If you're joining the workforce, that's also what they stand to gain. Explore these helpful resources for mature workers. more

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Publication: A Guide to Managing an Aging Workforce http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=5798 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15063 Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 The average age of the workforce is rising in Alberta workplaces. Employers are looking to retain their valued older workers (45+) and, in some cases, are in a position to hire older employees for vacancies in their organization. This publication examines perceptions and realities about the capabilities of the older worker and offers ways to keep your employees of any age safe and healthy on the job. more

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The average age of the workforce is rising in Alberta workplaces. Employers are looking to retain their valued older workers (45+) and, in some cases, are in a position to hire older employees for vacancies in their organization. This publication examines perceptions and realities about the capabilities of the older worker and offers ways to keep your employees of any age safe and healthy on the job. more

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Occupational Video: Registered Nurse https://youtu.be/LkRYBMpfYNc http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15059 Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Registered nurses provide professional nursing services, deliver health education programs and provide consultative nursing services to promote, maintain and restore patient health. more

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Registered nurses provide professional nursing services, deliver health education programs and provide consultative nursing services to promote, maintain and restore patient health. more

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Occupational Profile: Registered Nurse http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002748 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15054 Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Registered nurses provide professional nursing services, deliver health education programs and provide consultative nursing services to promote, maintain and restore patient health. more

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Registered nurses provide professional nursing services, deliver health education programs and provide consultative nursing services to promote, maintain and restore patient health. more

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