ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Wed, 29 Jun 2016 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 Occupational Profile: Financial Planner http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002388 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12540 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Financial planners develop personal financial plans for individuals and families. They analyze clients' net worth, financial resources, lifestyle preferences and goals, and make recommendations regarding how clients can achieve their financial goals. more

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Financial planners develop personal financial plans for individuals and families. They analyze clients' net worth, financial resources, lifestyle preferences and goals, and make recommendations regarding how clients can achieve their financial goals. more

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Occupational Video: Financial Planner https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=3061 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12543 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Financial planners develop personal financial plans for individuals and families. They analyze clients' net worth, financial resources, lifestyle preferences and goals, and make recommendations regarding how clients can achieve their financial goals. more

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Financial planners develop personal financial plans for individuals and families. They analyze clients' net worth, financial resources, lifestyle preferences and goals, and make recommendations regarding how clients can achieve their financial goals. more

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Tip Sheet: Over 45 and Looking for Work? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3291 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14383 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 If you never expected to be looking for work at age 45 or better, becoming a job seeker at this point in your life can feel like a major challenge. Check out Over 45 and Looking for Work to help you in your job search. more

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If you never expected to be looking for work at age 45 or better, becoming a job seeker at this point in your life can feel like a major challenge. Check out Over 45 and Looking for Work to help you in your job search. more

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Publication: Stretch Your Dollars: Budgeting Basics http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3510 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14387 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Would you like to get as much as possible from each dollar you have? This publication, produced by Money Mentors, will guide you through the budget process. Includes helpful tips and suggestions on how to cut your expenses, boost your income and access useful information, services and programs. more

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Would you like to get as much as possible from each dollar you have? This publication, produced by Money Mentors, will guide you through the budget process. Includes helpful tips and suggestions on how to cut your expenses, boost your income and access useful information, services and programs. more

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Question: I still want to work after I retire. What are my options? https://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3337 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14390 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 The tip sheet Thinking About Work After Retirement? will help you identify your skills and resources, as well as evaluate your work options after retirement. more

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The tip sheet Thinking About Work After Retirement? will help you identify your skills and resources, as well as evaluate your work options after retirement. more

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Occupational Profile: Recreation Vehicle Service Technician http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003139 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12555 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Recreation vehicle service technicians install, repair and maintain interior and exterior components on motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheel trailers, truck campers, tent trailers and van conversions. more

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Recreation vehicle service technicians install, repair and maintain interior and exterior components on motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheel trailers, truck campers, tent trailers and van conversions. more

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Occupational Video: Recreation Vehicle Service Technician https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=3954 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12558 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Recreation vehicle service technicians install, repair and maintain interior and exterior components on motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheel trailers, truck campers, tent trailers and van conversions. more

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Recreation vehicle service technicians install, repair and maintain interior and exterior components on motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheel trailers, truck campers, tent trailers and van conversions. more

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Tip Sheet: Transferable Skills for Post-Secondary Students with a General Degree http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=14524 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14371 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 If you are a post-secondary student working toward a general degree such as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science, many of the skills you developed through your education are transferable to a work environment. You may have developed additional transferable skills through extracurricular activities such as students' council or volunteer activities such as at the campus food bank. This tip will help you to understand the transferable skills that employers are looking for, identify your own transferable s... more

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If you are a post-secondary student working toward a general degree such as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science, many of the skills you developed through your education are transferable to a work environment. You may have developed additional transferable skills through extracurricular activities such as students' council or volunteer activities such as at the campus food bank. This tip will help you to understand the transferable skills that employers are looking for, identify your own transferable s... 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=14375 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Whether you're an employer or a worker, you may need to know the difference between "employee" and "contractor" status-and the various implications and requirements of each. This publication provides information on the factors and definitions different levels of government apply to determine employment status. more

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Whether you're an employer or a worker, you may need to know the difference between "employee" and "contractor" status-and the various implications and requirements of each. This publication provides information on the factors and definitions different levels of government apply to determine employment status. more

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Question: What do I need to know when writing or updating my resume? http://alis.alberta.ca/worksearch/resumes.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14379 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Learn about different types of resumes, tailoring your resume and more. more

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Learn about different types of resumes, tailoring your resume and more. more

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Occupational Profile: Licensed Practical Nurse http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002588 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12523 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Licensed practical nurses provide care for individuals, families and groups in a variety of health care settings. They may practice independently or as part of a health care team. more

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Licensed practical nurses provide care for individuals, families and groups in a variety of health care settings. They may practice independently or as part of a health care team. more

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Occupational Video: Licensed Practical Nurse https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=379 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12528 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Licensed practical nurses provide care for individuals, families and groups in a variety of health care settings. They may practice independently or as part of a health care team. more

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Licensed practical nurses provide care for individuals, families and groups in a variety of health care settings. They may practice independently or as part of a health care team. more

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Tip Sheet: Employers: Attracting Staff in Rural Alberta http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=14997 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14356 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Rural businesses traditionally fill job openings through internal postings, referrals from friends and relatives, word of mouth and advertising in local newspapers. But when those methods don't work, finding candidates with the right skills can be a challenge, and hiring someone can take longer than expected, particularly when labour is in short supply locally. If you are having trouble finding new employees for your rural business, maybe it's time to look at some alternative recruiting practices. more

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Rural businesses traditionally fill job openings through internal postings, referrals from friends and relatives, word of mouth and advertising in local newspapers. But when those methods don't work, finding candidates with the right skills can be a challenge, and hiring someone can take longer than expected, particularly when labour is in short supply locally. If you are having trouble finding new employees for your rural business, maybe it's time to look at some alternative recruiting practices. 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=14360 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Training for Work offers creative alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting. Take advantage of opportunities that will maximize your training options and consider how mentoring, volunteering, self-study, short-term courses and on-the-job training will boost your employability. more

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Training for Work offers creative alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting. Take advantage of opportunities that will maximize your training options and consider how mentoring, volunteering, self-study, short-term courses and on-the-job training will boost your employability. more

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Question: How can I find out about the job outlook in a given community? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3320 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14366 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 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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Occupational Profile: Social Worker http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002779 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14333 Mon, 6 Jun 2016 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 https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=3335 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14338 Mon, 6 Jun 2016 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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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=14344 Mon, 6 Jun 2016 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. Full of examples, exercises, practical tips and strategies, Change and Transitions encourages us to make the most of change. 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. Full of examples, exercises, practical tips and strategies, Change and Transitions encourages us to make the most of change. more

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Tip Sheet: Re-entering the Workforce with a Criminal Record http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=14962 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14348 Mon, 6 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 You're excited to re-enter the workforce, but you're concerned employers may look at your history and pass you over. With proper tools, information and community supports, however, you give yourself a much better chance. Follow these 4 steps to improve your ability to find work. more

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You're excited to re-enter the workforce, but you're concerned employers may look at your history and pass you over. With proper tools, information and community supports, however, you give yourself a much better chance. Follow these 4 steps to improve your ability to find work. more

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Question: How do I make a good impression when I start a new job? https://myworkquest.alberta.ca/questions-and-answers/how-do-i-make-a-good-impression-when-i-start-a-new-job/ http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14352 Mon, 6 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0600 If you want to make a good first impression you need to pay attention to the written and unwritten rules of your organization and the industry you're working in. Check out MyWorkQuest for a few suggestions that apply to most work places. more

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If you want to make a good first impression you need to pay attention to the written and unwritten rules of your organization and the industry you're working in. Check out MyWorkQuest for a few suggestions that apply to most work places. more

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Occupational Profile: Restaurant Manager http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002928 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12437 Mon, 30 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Restaurant managers plan, organize, direct and control the operation of establishments in which food and beverages are served. more

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Restaurant managers plan, organize, direct and control the operation of establishments in which food and beverages are served. more

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Occupational Video: Restaurant Manager https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4296 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12440 Mon, 30 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Restaurant managers plan, organize, direct and control the operation of establishments in which food and beverages are served. more

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Restaurant managers plan, organize, direct and control the operation of establishments in which food and beverages are served. more

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May 2016 ALIS eNewsletter http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12497 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12497 Mon, 30 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 The newest ALIS eNewsletter is now available online. Check it out on our eNewsletter page. more

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The newest ALIS eNewsletter is now available online. Check it out on our eNewsletter page. more

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Tip Sheet: Overqualified? Make the Best of Your Experience! http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3339 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14144 Mon, 30 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 There are many reasons why you may be overqualified for the work for which you're applying. This tip will help you with your job search and prepare you to respond to questions and concerns a potential employer may have about your qualifications more

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There are many reasons why you may be overqualified for the work for which you're applying. This tip will help you with your job search and prepare you to respond to questions and concerns a potential employer may have about your qualifications 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=14164 Mon, 30 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Find out more about the different work options available to you, determine your financial and lifestyle needs and gather more resources to move forward as you begin your midlife career transition. more

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Find out more about the different work options available to you, determine your financial and lifestyle needs and gather more resources to move forward as you begin your midlife career transition. more

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