ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Mon, 26 Jan 2015 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: Checklist for Going Back to School http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=125 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11772 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Whether you've been out of school for a couple of months or a couple of decades, the following steps will help get you started on the road back to school. more

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Whether you've been out of school for a couple of months or a couple of decades, the following steps will help get you started on the road back to school. more

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Occupational Profile: Wind Turbine Technician http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71042773 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11776 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Wind turbine technicians inspect, diagnose, adjust, repair and maintain wind turbines. This may involve resolving electrical, mechanical and hydraulic malfunctions. more

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Wind turbine technicians inspect, diagnose, adjust, repair and maintain wind turbines. This may involve resolving electrical, mechanical and hydraulic malfunctions. more

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Occupational Video: Wind Turbine Technician http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=3775 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11780 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Wind turbine technicians inspect, diagnose, adjust, repair and maintain wind turbines. This may involve resolving electrical, mechanical and hydraulic malfunctions. more

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Wind turbine technicians inspect, diagnose, adjust, repair and maintain wind turbines. This may involve resolving electrical, mechanical and hydraulic malfunctions. more

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Publication: Adult Back to School http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=27 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11783 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Build a better future by going back to school. Check out these tips on how to organize your life, look after your kids, budget your money, do your homework and more. more

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Build a better future by going back to school. Check out these tips on how to organize your life, look after your kids, budget your money, do your homework and more. 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=11787 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 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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Tip Sheet: Job Loss 1: First Thing First http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12440 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11739 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Dealing with job loss is one of the most stressful things a person can face. This tip deals with certain issues that must be dealt with usually within 1 to 4 weeks of your layoff. more

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Dealing with job loss is one of the most stressful things a person can face. This tip deals with certain issues that must be dealt with usually within 1 to 4 weeks of your layoff. more

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Occupational Profile: Musical Instrument Repair Technician http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002630 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11743 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Musical instrument repair technicians maintain and repair musical instruments such as pianos, pipe organs, band instruments, violins and other stringed instruments. more

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Musical instrument repair technicians maintain and repair musical instruments such as pianos, pipe organs, band instruments, violins and other stringed instruments. more

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Occupational Video: Musical Instrument Repair Technician http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=4277 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11747 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Musical instrument repair technicians maintain and repair musical instruments such as pianos, pipe organs, band instruments, violins and other stringed instruments. more

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Musical instrument repair technicians maintain and repair musical instruments such as pianos, pipe organs, band instruments, violins and other stringed instruments. more

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Publication: A Guide for Midlife Career Moves http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3495 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11751 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 This guide is about career planning and looking for work in midlife. Take stock of your skills, interests, finances and work options so you can make a successful midlife career transition. more

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This guide is about career planning and looking for work in midlife. Take stock of your skills, interests, finances and work options so you can make a successful midlife career transition. more

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Question: I just got laid off. How do I apply for EI? https://alis.alberta.ca/wr/wpr/rights.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11755 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Find links to information about Alberta employment regulations, legislation and standards and how you can apply for EI online. more

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Find links to information about Alberta employment regulations, legislation and standards and how you can apply for EI online. more

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January 2015 ALIS eNewsletter https://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11763 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11763 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Check out the latest eNewsletter. Explore CAREERinsite and discover quizzes and exercises to help you start planning your career, find out what’s hot off the press and check out Alberta Work Search Online! Also read about the publications, "Succession Planning," "What Works", and more.Subscribe and get the next issue emailed to you. more

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Check out the latest eNewsletter. Explore CAREERinsite and discover quizzes and exercises to help you start planning your career, find out what’s hot off the press and check out Alberta Work Search Online! Also read about the publications, "Succession Planning," "What Works", and more.Subscribe and get the next issue emailed to you. 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, 12 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Check out the "Are You Job Smart?" tip sheet for helpful information on being an effective employee. more

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Check out the "Are You Job Smart?" tip sheet 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, 12 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Positive skills and attitudes can help you succeed with your education, career and relationships. Discover new strategies to overcome personal barriers, and explore the power of the positive. more

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Positive skills and attitudes can help you succeed with your education, career and relationships. Discover new strategies to overcome personal barriers, and explore the power of the positive. more

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Occupational Profile: Accountant http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002907 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8649 Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Accountants provide financial reporting and consulting services for organizations and individuals. more

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Accountants provide financial reporting and consulting services for organizations and individuals. more

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Occupational Video: Accountant http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=355 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8652 Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Accountants work with numbers and undertake problem solving. more

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Accountants work with numbers and undertake problem solving. more

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Tip Sheet: A Positive Attitude Will Help You Learn http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=416 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11725 Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Whether you've completed high school or have a graduate degree, if you want to succeed, you need to keep on learning. more

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Whether you've completed high school or have a graduate degree, if you want to succeed, you need to keep on learning. more

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Time to Choose...a Post-Secondary Education Program 2014-2015 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6255 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10965 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Graduating from high school? Thinking about continuing your education? Time to Choose will help you pick an Alberta post-secondary program that meets your career goals. more

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Graduating from high school? Thinking about continuing your education? Time to Choose will help you pick an Alberta post-secondary program that meets your career goals. more

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Tip Sheet: Certificate, Diploma, Applied Degree, Degree . . . What's the Difference? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=179 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11418 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 People sometimes use terms such as certificate, diploma, applied degree and degree to mean the same thing. However, it is important to know the differences in the way these words are used in Alberta's post-secondary education system. more

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People sometimes use terms such as certificate, diploma, applied degree and degree to mean the same thing. However, it is important to know the differences in the way these words are used in Alberta's post-secondary education system. more

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Occupational Profile: Animator http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71001533 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11421 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Animators create the illusion of movement by manipulating sequences of still images. They may use computer software, drawings on paper, three-dimensional sculptures or other materials and techniques. more

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Animators create the illusion of movement by manipulating sequences of still images. They may use computer software, drawings on paper, three-dimensional sculptures or other materials and techniques. more

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Occupational Video: Computer Animator http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=365 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11424 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Computer animators create characters and other moving images for motion pictures, websites and video games. more

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Computer animators create characters and other moving images for motion pictures, websites and video games. more

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Question: I am looking to change my programs, and provinces. How do I know if my credits will transfer to an Alberta post-secondary institution? http://alis.alberta.ca/ps/tsp/transferalberta.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11428 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Transfer Alberta provides you with access transfer information and use the online search tool (or summaries of institution transfer agreements) to find out whether your courses or programs are identified as transferable between post-secondary institutions and what transfer credit you may be awarded. more

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Transfer Alberta provides you with access transfer information and use the online search tool (or summaries of institution transfer agreements) to find out whether your courses or programs are identified as transferable between post-secondary institutions and what transfer credit you may be awarded. more

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Tip Sheet: Choosing Options: What's Next? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=135 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11404 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 What next? What now? You may be asking yourself these questions if you're facing a change, such as finishing school, thinking about a career move or preparing for your youngest child to leave home. Choosing options is a regular part of the career planning process. more

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What next? What now? You may be asking yourself these questions if you're facing a change, such as finishing school, thinking about a career move or preparing for your youngest child to leave home. Choosing options is a regular part of the career planning process. 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=11408 Mon, 15 Dec 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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Publication: Change and Transitions: The Path From A to B http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=2047 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11411 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Change is all around us, every day. Sometimes we want change in our life, and we make it happen. But sometimes change happens when we don't want it. This book explores change and the emotional transitions and stresses that go with it. more

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Change is all around us, every day. Sometimes we want change in our life, and we make it happen. But sometimes change happens when we don't want it. This book explores change and the emotional transitions and stresses that go with it. more

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Question: I want to be better informed to help me make the best choice for 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=11415 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 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, there are still a number of work options to consider. 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, there are still a number of work options to consider. more

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