ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Wed, 4 Mar 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 Manage Your Social Media Identity http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12449 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12025 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Check out this updated tip on managing your social media identity. You can use social media to find job opportunities. But make sure your social media accounts are working for you and not discouraging potential employers. more

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Check out this updated tip on managing your social media identity. You can use social media to find job opportunities. But make sure your social media accounts are working for you and not discouraging potential employers. 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=12029 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Looking for work can take research and a bit of detective skills. Use Finding Work Opportunities to help you prepare your resume and upgrade your work-search skills. more

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Looking for work can take research and a bit of detective skills. Use Finding Work Opportunities to help you prepare your resume and upgrade your work-search skills. more

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Occupational Profile: Land Agent http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002241 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12032 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Land agents negotiate and acquire interests in land for rights of way for well sites, pipelines, powerlines, coal mines, roadways and other surface uses. more

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Land agents negotiate and acquire interests in land for rights of way for well sites, pipelines, powerlines, coal mines, roadways and other surface uses. more

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Occupational Video: Land Agent http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=4573 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12038 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Land agents negotiate and acquire interests in land for rights of way for well sites, pipelines, powerlines, coal mines, roadways and other surface uses. more

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Land agents negotiate and acquire interests in land for rights of way for well sites, pipelines, powerlines, coal mines, roadways and other surface uses. more

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Publication: Advanced Techniques for Work Search http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=2155 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12044 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 06:00:00 -0600 You probably already have some ideas about potential employers you might like to work for. Research will help you gather more information about these and other employers, generate leads and target your work search. Check out Advanced Techniques for Work Search to learn more about researching employers and many other topics. more

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You probably already have some ideas about potential employers you might like to work for. Research will help you gather more information about these and other employers, generate leads and target your work search. Check out Advanced Techniques for Work Search to learn more about researching employers and many other topics. more

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Question: How do I become better informed to 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=12047 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 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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Question: What requirements do I need to meet in order to enter a post-secondary program or school? http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-educational-programs.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11787 Mon, 23 Feb 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: Apprenticeship in Alberta http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=183 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11897 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 An apprenticeship training program is a combination of on-the-job training, work experience and technical training in a trade. Registering for apprenticeship training in Alberta is as easy as 1-2-3. 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. Registering for apprenticeship training in Alberta is as easy as 1-2-3. more

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Occupational Profile: Crane Operator http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003080 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11900 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Crane and hoisting equipment operators service and operate the hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery, materials and other large objects. more

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Crane and hoisting equipment operators service and operate the hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery, materials and other large objects. more

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Featured Video: How do I get into the trades? https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=5147 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11903 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Learn about the process of starting and completing apprenticeship training. more

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Learn about the process of starting and completing apprenticeship training. more

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Publication: Apprenticeship and Industry Training http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=12382 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11906 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 The Apprenticeship and Industry Training brochure provides information about Alberta apprenticeship and industry training programs, as well as how to become an Alberta-certified journeyperson. more

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The Apprenticeship and Industry Training brochure provides information about Alberta apprenticeship and industry training programs, as well as how to become an Alberta-certified journeyperson. more

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Workplace Essential Skills http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=13832 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11959 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 As an employer, you know the success of your business is tied to how well your employees can do their jobs; but some may lack the basic skills needed to succeed. Providing essential skills training for your employees will not only improve their workplace skills, but can also benefit your business... read more more

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As an employer, you know the success of your business is tied to how well your employees can do their jobs; but some may lack the basic skills needed to succeed. Providing essential skills training for your employees will not only improve their workplace skills, but can also benefit your business... read more more

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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, 16 Feb 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: Mechanical Engineer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002609 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11877 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Mechanical engineers research, design and evaluate machines, devices, equipment, systems and processes, and plan and oversee their development, installation, operation and maintenance. more

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Mechanical engineers research, design and evaluate machines, devices, equipment, systems and processes, and plan and oversee their development, installation, operation and maintenance. more

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Featured Video: Scholarships and Bursaries https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=13 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11880 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Find out how to apply for and win scholarships or bursaries to help fund your education. more

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Find out how to apply for and win scholarships or bursaries to help fund your education. 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=11883 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Budgeting is easy with these helpful tips for cutting expenses and boosting your income. Produced by Money Mentors, this information-packed guide will show you how to save for yourself using spending plans and worksheets. more

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Budgeting is easy with these helpful tips for cutting expenses and boosting your income. Produced by Money Mentors, this information-packed guide will show you how to save for yourself using spending plans and worksheets. more

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Question: Will the credits for courses I've completed at 1 post-secondary school be transferable to another school? http://alis.alberta.ca/ps/tsp/ta/tbi/onlinesearch.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11886 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Go to the Online Transfer Guide for information on course and program transfer agreements between many of Alberta's post-secondary schools. more

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Go to the Online Transfer Guide for information on course and program transfer agreements between many of Alberta's post-secondary schools. more

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Career Laddering: Making Positive Moves http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12434 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11913 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 You have a job, but how do you make it a rewarding career? Or is it even the right job for you? You may feel frustrated and bored in your current job and just want a change. Or maybe you want to expand your skills and experiences or find new challenges. It may be a good time to consider career laddering. Also known as career pathing, this process can help you improve and renew your career, whether you want to step sideways or move up... read more more

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You have a job, but how do you make it a rewarding career? Or is it even the right job for you? You may feel frustrated and bored in your current job and just want a change. Or maybe you want to expand your skills and experiences or find new challenges. It may be a good time to consider career laddering. Also known as career pathing, this process can help you improve and renew your career, whether you want to step sideways or move up... read more more

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Finding Work Opportunities http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12425 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11813 Mon, 9 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Finding work opportunities takes some detective work, especially if you’re looking for a job that fits your skills, accomplishments and preferences. 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... read more more

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Finding work opportunities takes some detective work, especially if you’re looking for a job that fits your skills, accomplishments and preferences. 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... read more more

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Tip Sheet: Managing Change http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=143 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11840 Mon, 9 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Making a positive change in your life can be both exciting and challenging. Learn to manage change with this tip. more

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Making a positive change in your life can be both exciting and challenging. Learn to manage change with this tip. more

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Occupational Video: Forestry Technician http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=457 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11844 Mon, 9 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Forestry technicians perform technical functions related to forest management, forest protection, silviculture, harvesting and conservation. more

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Forestry technicians perform technical functions related to forest management, forest protection, silviculture, harvesting and conservation. more

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Occupational Profile: Forest Technician http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002494 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11852 Mon, 9 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Forest technicians perform technical functions related to forest management, forest protection, silviculture, harvesting and conservation. more

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Forest technicians perform technical functions related to forest management, forest protection, silviculture, harvesting and conservation. more

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Question: I just got laid off. What do I need to know about employment law? http://alis.alberta.ca/wr/wpr/rights.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11860 Mon, 9 Feb 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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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=11867 Mon, 9 Feb 2015 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. 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. Change and Transitions encourages us to make the most of change. more

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Get the Most Out of Career Fairs http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12875 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11808 Mon, 2 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Whether you're looking for a new job or planning to change your career path, a career fair is a great place to start.A career fair brings together employers and potential employees and can feature as few as one employer or involve multiple employers from a single industry or region. It’s your chance to ask employers about hiring priorities and current job openings, obtain business cards and company literature, and provide your resumé to employers you meet... read more more

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Whether you're looking for a new job or planning to change your career path, a career fair is a great place to start.A career fair brings together employers and potential employees and can feature as few as one employer or involve multiple employers from a single industry or region. It’s your chance to ask employers about hiring priorities and current job openings, obtain business cards and company literature, and provide your resumé to employers you meet... read more more

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