ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Fri, 26 Aug 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 Tip Sheet: Many Training Paths Develop Skills and Knowledge http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=126 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12945 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 There may be more than one way to acquire the skills and knowledge you need to make your next career move. Read Many Training Paths Develop Skills and Knowledge to help you determine your own. more

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There may be more than one way to acquire the skills and knowledge you need to make your next career move. Read Many Training Paths Develop Skills and Knowledge to help you determine your own. more

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Question: Where can I get help with career planning? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/cp/cs/abcareer.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12958 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Call the Alberta Career Information Hotline toll-free (within Canada) at 1-800-661-3753 or in Edmonton at 780-422-4266 for information on career planning services near you or visit your local Alberta Works Centre. more

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Call the Alberta Career Information Hotline toll-free (within Canada) at 1-800-661-3753 or in Edmonton at 780-422-4266 for information on career planning services near you or visit your local Alberta Works Centre. more

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Occupational Profile: Dietitian http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002430 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13501 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Dietitians assess, develop, implement and evaluate food and nutrition strategies and programs; develop and analyze food and food products; manage food service systems; promote food security and safety; and conduct research. more

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Dietitians assess, develop, implement and evaluate food and nutrition strategies and programs; develop and analyze food and food products; manage food service systems; promote food security and safety; and conduct research. more

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Occupational Video: Dietitian https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=369 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13504 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Dietitians assess, develop, implement and evaluate food and nutrition strategies and programs; develop and analyze food and food products; manage food service systems; promote food security and safety; and conduct research. more

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Dietitians assess, develop, implement and evaluate food and nutrition strategies and programs; develop and analyze food and food products; manage food service systems; promote food security and safety; and conduct research. more

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Publication: Easy Reading Training for Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=12109 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14100 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Like the original Training for Work publication, the new Easy Reading Training for Work offers creative alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting, this time written for Albertans with low literacy skills. 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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Like the original Training for Work publication, the new Easy Reading Training for Work offers creative alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting, this time written for Albertans with low literacy skills. 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 do I apply for student loans? http://alis.alberta.ca/ps/fo/pay/loans-grants.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10746 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Find out what to do before you apply and how to apply online for your student loans. more

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Find out what to do before you apply and how to apply online for your student loans. more

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Tip Sheet: Getting and Keeping the Work You Want http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=408 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12933 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 A positive attitude will not only help you to find a good job, it will also help you hold on to your work in a competitive market. Check out Getting and Keeping the Work You Want to help you understand what employers are looking for. more

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A positive attitude will not only help you to find a good job, it will also help you hold on to your work in a competitive market. Check out Getting and Keeping the Work You Want to help you understand what employers are looking for. more

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Occupational Profile: Computer Network Administrator http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003290 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13485 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Computer network administrators plan, establish, operate, maintain and support the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), mainframe networks and related hardware, software and peripheral equipment. more

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Computer network administrators plan, establish, operate, maintain and support the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), mainframe networks and related hardware, software and peripheral equipment. more

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Occupational Video: Computer Network Administrator https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4228 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13488 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Computer network administrators plan, establish, operate, maintain and support the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), mainframe networks and related hardware, software and peripheral equipment. more

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Computer network administrators plan, establish, operate, maintain and support the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), mainframe networks and related hardware, software and peripheral equipment. more

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Publication: Money 101: Budgeting Basics for Further Education http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=63 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13954 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 How are you going to pay for studies at a Canadian college or university? Read Money 101 to learn about the realities of financing your education. Money 101 offers straight talk about why you should invest in further education, how to set personal goals and how to figure out what your education will cost. more

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How are you going to pay for studies at a Canadian college or university? Read Money 101 to learn about the realities of financing your education. Money 101 offers straight talk about why you should invest in further education, how to set personal goals and how to figure out what your education will cost. more

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Tip Sheet: Planning for Post-Secondary: Junior High Checklist (Grades 7, 8, 9) http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12429 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12915 Mon, 8 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Your time in junior high and high school will go by quicker than you can imagine. Before you know it, you will have to make decisions about work or school. more

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Your time in junior high and high school will go by quicker than you can imagine. Before you know it, you will have to make decisions about work or school. more

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Occupational Profile: Sound Engineer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71041146 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13469 Mon, 8 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Sound engineers use a variety of techniques and electronic equipment to control the sound components of live events such as theatre performances and music concerts. more

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Sound engineers use a variety of techniques and electronic equipment to control the sound components of live events such as theatre performances and music concerts. more

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Occupational Video: Sound Engineer (Live) https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=394 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13472 Mon, 8 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Sound engineers use a variety of techniques and electronic equipment to control the sound components of live events such as theatre performances and music concerts. more

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Sound engineers use a variety of techniques and electronic equipment to control the sound components of live events such as theatre performances and music concerts. more

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Publication: Easy Reading Find a Job http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=12689 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13590 Mon, 8 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills find the job they want. Easy Reading Find a Job covers important topics such as: how to write a resume and cover letter, where to look for a job, how to fill out application forms and how to have a good interview. Readers are encouraged to contact their career advisor or tutor for help when using this book. more

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This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills find the job they want. Easy Reading Find a Job covers important topics such as: how to write a resume and cover letter, where to look for a job, how to fill out application forms and how to have a good interview. Readers are encouraged to contact their career advisor or tutor for help when using this book. more

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Question: How can I find out what it's like to work in a specific occupation? https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLirgxJFbtsml2Ak2p3HhK7q2vsq1uyFRB http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13593 Mon, 8 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Watch occupational videos on the ALIS YouTube channel for interviews and footage of real people on the job. more

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Watch occupational videos on the ALIS YouTube channel for interviews and footage of real people on the job. 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, 1 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 To make that strong first impression, you'll need a resume that's concise, well written and targeted to the employer's requirements. Learn about different types of resumes, how to tailor your resume and more. more

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To make that strong first impression, you'll need a resume that's concise, well written and targeted to the employer's requirements. Learn about different types of resumes, how to tailor your resume and more. 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, 1 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 A Guide for Midlife Career Moves will help identify the skills you have and how to apply them in a wide variety of work settings. It's never too late to learn new skills, recognize the many positives you bring to the workplace and learn how to combat some of those negative beliefs that employers may have. more

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A Guide for Midlife Career Moves will help identify the skills you have and how to apply them in a wide variety of work settings. It's never too late to learn new skills, recognize the many positives you bring to the workplace and learn how to combat some of those negative beliefs that employers may have. more

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Occupational Video: Locksmith https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4004 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13442 Mon, 1 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Locksmiths install, adjust and repair locks, make keys and change lock combinations on residential, automotive, commercial and institutional locksets and door hardware. They also may install and maintain more sophisticated security systems. more

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Locksmiths install, adjust and repair locks, make keys and change lock combinations on residential, automotive, commercial and institutional locksets and door hardware. They also may install and maintain more sophisticated security systems. more

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Occupational Profile: Locksmith http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003092 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13439 Mon, 1 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Locksmiths install, adjust and repair locks, make keys and change lock combinations on residential, automotive, commercial and institutional locksets and door hardware. They also may install and maintain more sophisticated security systems. more

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Locksmiths install, adjust and repair locks, make keys and change lock combinations on residential, automotive, commercial and institutional locksets and door hardware. They also may install and maintain more sophisticated security systems. 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=12892 Mon, 1 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 There are a number of different approaches you can take to finding work, from networking with colleagues to direct contact with employers. Whatever approach you take, this tip sheet should help you stay on track. more

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There are a number of different approaches you can take to finding work, from networking with colleagues to direct contact with employers. Whatever approach you take, this tip sheet should help you stay on track. more

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Looking for Work? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14473 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14473 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Whether you're a new job seeker or hoping to make a career change, ALIS has the resources to help. Check out the Work Search Basics or Advanced Techniques for Work publications for the information you need in your job hunt. more

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Whether you're a new job seeker or hoping to make a career change, ALIS has the resources to help. Check out the Work Search Basics or Advanced Techniques for Work publications for the information you need in your job hunt. more

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Tip Sheet: Time-Saving Tools for Busy Lives http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=425 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12699 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Even though time can't be pinned down, modern life often demands that you live within a framework of schedules, timetables and deadlines. Check out Time-Saving Tools for Busy Lives to help you make the most of your time. more

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Even though time can't be pinned down, modern life often demands that you live within a framework of schedules, timetables and deadlines. Check out Time-Saving Tools for Busy Lives to help you make the most of your time. more

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Occupational Profile: Custodian http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002567 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12703 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Custodians clean building interiors, furnishings and equipment. more

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Custodians clean building interiors, furnishings and equipment. more

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Occupational Video: Custodian http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=6814 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12706 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Custodians clean building interiors, furnishings and equipment. more

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Custodians clean building interiors, furnishings and equipment. more

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Publication: Recruiting Staff http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=13253 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12709 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0600 As an employer, it's important to be able to find and recruit the staff you need for future growth. Make sure your time is well spent. The online publication Recruiting Staff can help you find workers, prepare a recruitment plan and improve your interview process. more

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As an employer, it's important to be able to find and recruit the staff you need for future growth. Make sure your time is well spent. The online publication Recruiting Staff can help you find workers, prepare a recruitment plan and improve your interview process. more

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