ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Sat, 23 Aug 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 Sheets: Handling People Problems At Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=176 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10726 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Good relationships with the people in your workplace can be one of the pleasures of having a job. On the other hand, facing unresolved people problems at work day after day can make you feel like quitting. more

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Good relationships with the people in your workplace can be one of the pleasures of having a job. On the other hand, facing unresolved people problems at work day after day can make you feel like quitting. more

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Occupational Profile: Mediator http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002611 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10730 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Mediators are neutral third parties who assist people involved in disputes to find mutually acceptable resolutions to their conflicts. more

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Mediators are neutral third parties who assist people involved in disputes to find mutually acceptable resolutions to their conflicts. more

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Publication: Let's Talk: A Guide to Resolving Workplace Conflicts http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6768 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10734 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 The way we ask questions usually influences the answers we get. It may even determine whether we get an answer at all. This guide contains information on how to handle situations at work, where to go for outside help, how to ask questions, and more. more

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The way we ask questions usually influences the answers we get. It may even determine whether we get an answer at all. This guide contains information on how to handle situations at work, where to go for outside help, how to ask questions, and more. more

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Question: I'm starting a new job. What are my rights at work? http://alis.alberta.ca/wr/wpr/rights.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10737 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find information on employment standards and workplace health and safety. more

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Find information on employment standards and workplace health and safety. more

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Tip Sheet: Apprenticeship in Alberta http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=183 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7056 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 An apprenticeship training program is a combination of on-the-job training, work experience and technical training in a trade. From day one, apprentices earn a salary for their time on the job. more

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An apprenticeship training program is a combination of on-the-job training, work experience and technical training in a trade. From day one, apprentices earn a salary for their time on the job. 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=7923 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Training for Work is a publication that discusses career training options other than full-time studies. Consider how mentoring, volunteering, self-study, short-term courses and on-the-job training will boost your chances of getting a job. more

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Training for Work is a publication that discusses career training options other than full-time studies. Consider how mentoring, volunteering, self-study, short-term courses and on-the-job training will boost your chances of getting a job. more

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Occupational Profile: Parts Technician http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003097 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10711 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Parts technicians are responsible for warehousing activities such as shipping and receiving, and planning and managing the flow of goods into, within and from organizations. This occupation is an apprenticeship. more

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Parts technicians are responsible for warehousing activities such as shipping and receiving, and planning and managing the flow of goods into, within and from organizations. This occupation is an apprenticeship. more

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Occupational Video: Parts Technician http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=387 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10715 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Parts technicians are responsible for warehousing activities such as shipping and receiving, and planning and managing the flow of goods into, within and from organizations. more

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Parts technicians are responsible for warehousing activities such as shipping and receiving, and planning and managing the flow of goods into, within and from organizations. 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=10722 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Your first step is to find out about apprenticeship training. more

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Your first step is to find out about apprenticeship training. more

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Tip Sheet: Rural Routes: Work Search in Rural Alberta http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=11542 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=9382 Mon, 4 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Rural Alberta can be a great place to work and live. The province's smaller communities offer many advantages, including a slower pace, family-friendly activities and wide open spaces. more

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Rural Alberta can be a great place to work and live. The province's smaller communities offer many advantages, including a slower pace, family-friendly activities and wide open spaces. more

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Occupational Profile: Aboriginal Liaison http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71004121 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10696 Mon, 4 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Aboriginal liaisons help build and maintain positive and effective relationships between Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) and non-Aboriginal people who work for or are served by the liaison's employer. more

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Aboriginal liaisons help build and maintain positive and effective relationships between Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) and non-Aboriginal people who work for or are served by the liaison's employer. more

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Publication: What Works: Aboriginal Peoples http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6100 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10702 Mon, 4 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 What Works: Aboriginal Peoples is a counsellor's resource that includes statistics, terminology, history and legislation related to Aboriginal people. Learn how to better help the people you serve. more

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What Works: Aboriginal Peoples is a counsellor's resource that includes statistics, terminology, history and legislation related to Aboriginal people. Learn how to better help the people you serve. 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=10705 Mon, 4 Aug 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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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 resume. 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 resume. 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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