ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Tue, 31 May 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: 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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Question: I'm over 50 and looking for work. How do I help employers see value in hiring me? http://alis.alberta.ca/js/ws/jsr/matureworkers.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14168 Mon, 30 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 If you're over 50 and working or looking for work, you're not alone. As a mature worker you've developed valuable skills, abilities and knowledge over your lifetime. When people like you leave the workforce, organizations can lose experience, leadership and history. If you're joining the workforce, that's also what they stand to gain. Explore these helpful resources for mature workers. more

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If you're over 50 and working or looking for work, you're not alone. As a mature worker you've developed valuable skills, abilities and knowledge over your lifetime. When people like you leave the workforce, organizations can lose experience, leadership and history. If you're joining the workforce, that's also what they stand to gain. Explore these helpful resources for mature workers. more

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Occupational Profile: Landscape Gardener http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003090 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12426 Mon, 23 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Landscape gardeners consult with clients and work with other trades to carry out landscaping operations and design in various environments, including residential, commercial and public grounds, playgrounds, golf courses, garden centres, tree nurseries, greenhouses and interior landscapes. more

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Landscape gardeners consult with clients and work with other trades to carry out landscaping operations and design in various environments, including residential, commercial and public grounds, playgrounds, golf courses, garden centres, tree nurseries, greenhouses and interior landscapes. more

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Occupational Video: Landscape Gardener https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=3778 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12430 Mon, 23 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Landscape gardeners consult with clients and work with other trades to carry out landscaping operations and design in various environments, including residential, commercial and public grounds, playgrounds, golf courses, garden centres, tree nurseries, greenhouses and interior landscapes. more

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Landscape gardeners consult with clients and work with other trades to carry out landscaping operations and design in various environments, including residential, commercial and public grounds, playgrounds, golf courses, garden centres, tree nurseries, greenhouses and interior landscapes. more

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Tip Sheet: Cover Letters and Emails - Opening the Door to an Interview http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=154 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13149 Mon, 23 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 A cover letter or email introduces your resume or application form to an employer. When you write a cover letter, your goal is to get the employer's attention by showing how your skills and accomplishments make you a good fit for the job. more

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A cover letter or email introduces your resume or application form to an employer. When you write a cover letter, your goal is to get the employer's attention by showing how your skills and accomplishments make you a good fit for the job. more

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Publication: My Choices, My Life, My Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=11125 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14155 Mon, 23 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Life is full of choices and decisions to be made. Whether you're considering planning your career, changing jobs, upgrading your skills or trying to balance work with the needs of your family, My Choices, My Work, My Life will help you see your options, make a decision, set goals and complete the tasks that will lead you closer to your vision for your life. more

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Life is full of choices and decisions to be made. Whether you're considering planning your career, changing jobs, upgrading your skills or trying to balance work with the needs of your family, My Choices, My Work, My Life will help you see your options, make a decision, set goals and complete the tasks that will lead you closer to your vision for your life. more

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Question: I have a job interview. How do I prepare? http://alis.alberta.ca/worksearch/interviews-offers.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14158 Mon, 23 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Learn about what to expect in your interview, review sample interview questions and more. more

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Learn about what to expect in your interview, review sample interview questions and more. more

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Occupational Profile: Civil Engineer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71001596 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12412 Mon, 16 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Civil engineers plan, design and supervise the construction, maintenance and decommissioning of a wide variety of public and private structures and facilities. more

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Civil engineers plan, design and supervise the construction, maintenance and decommissioning of a wide variety of public and private structures and facilities. more

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Occupational Video: Civil Engineer https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4198 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12415 Mon, 16 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Civil engineers plan, design and supervise the construction, maintenance and decommissioning of a wide variety of public and private structures and facilities. more

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Civil engineers plan, design and supervise the construction, maintenance and decommissioning of a wide variety of public and private structures and facilities. more

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Tip Sheet: Creating a Balanced Lifestyle https://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=98 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12434 Mon, 16 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Are you spending so much time and energy on work that it has taken over your life? Keeping a good balance among work, family commitments and leisure activities is trickier than ever, especially if your smart phone keeps you constantly connected to your job. Check out Creating a Balanced Lifestyle to help you balance your work and family commitments. more

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Are you spending so much time and energy on work that it has taken over your life? Keeping a good balance among work, family commitments and leisure activities is trickier than ever, especially if your smart phone keeps you constantly connected to your job. Check out Creating a Balanced Lifestyle to help you balance your work and family commitments. more

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Publication: Going Somewhere? Live/Learn/Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=7744 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14147 Mon, 16 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Thinking about your life after high school? Going Somewhere? Live/Learn/Work is about you and your future-your next five minutes, your next two weeks, your next two years. This publication is a quick introduction to career development for young people that can help you discover your interests, passions, skills and strengths so you can begin to plan your life, learning and work. more

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Thinking about your life after high school? Going Somewhere? Live/Learn/Work is about you and your future-your next five minutes, your next two weeks, your next two years. This publication is a quick introduction to career development for young people that can help you discover your interests, passions, skills and strengths so you can begin to plan your life, learning and work. more

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Question: How do I know I will be successful in my career? https://myworkquest.alberta.ca/questions-and-answers/how-do-i-know-i-will-be-successful-in-my-career/ http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14151 Mon, 16 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 It depends on how you define success. But you should make sure your career aligns with what you like to do, who you are and what you are good at. Learn more about this and other career and employment questions on MyWorkQuest. more

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It depends on how you define success. But you should make sure your career aligns with what you like to do, who you are and what you are good at. Learn more about this and other career and employment questions on MyWorkQuest. more

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Occupational Profile: Auctioneer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003225 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12378 Mon, 9 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Auctioneers arrange auction sales, evaluate goods and property, conduct bidding and sell items to the highest bidders. more

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Auctioneers arrange auction sales, evaluate goods and property, conduct bidding and sell items to the highest bidders. more

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Occupational Video: Auctioneer https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=358 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12381 Mon, 9 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Auctioneers arrange auction sales, evaluate goods and property, conduct bidding and sell items to the highest bidders. more

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Auctioneers arrange auction sales, evaluate goods and property, conduct bidding and sell items to the highest bidders. more

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Tip Sheet: Opportunities for Indigenous Peoples in the Trades http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=14916 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14109 Mon, 9 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Could a job in the trades be right for you? Read on to learn more about programs that can help Indigenous workers like you get started in the trades and support you through to becoming a journeyman. Working in the trades requires a combination of manual skills and specialized technical training. Some trades are physically demanding, and some require you to work outdoors. Take the time to explore your options and find a trade that's the right fit for you. more

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Could a job in the trades be right for you? Read on to learn more about programs that can help Indigenous workers like you get started in the trades and support you through to becoming a journeyman. Working in the trades requires a combination of manual skills and specialized technical training. Some trades are physically demanding, and some require you to work outdoors. Take the time to explore your options and find a trade that's the right fit for you. more

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Publication: Work Search Basics http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=11765 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14131 Mon, 9 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This guide to finding work is for new or inexperienced job seekers. Start by identifying your skills, accomplishments, needs and wants, and decide which jobs are a good fit for you. Get tips on how to network effectively, conduct an information interview and be successful in a job interview. Learn how to create an outstanding cover letter and which resume type works best for you. more

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This guide to finding work is for new or inexperienced job seekers. Start by identifying your skills, accomplishments, needs and wants, and decide which jobs are a good fit for you. Get tips on how to network effectively, conduct an information interview and be successful in a job interview. Learn how to create an outstanding cover letter and which resume type works best for you. 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=14135 Mon, 9 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 To understand your rights at work, read more about employment standards and workplace health and safety. more

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To understand your rights at work, read more about employment standards and workplace health and safety. more

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Tip Sheet: Getting Back on Your Feet When the Job Market is Tight http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=14923 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14084 Mon, 2 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 You have the skills many other employers are looking for. Your training, education, and job experience still have value, even if it's outside the specific occupation you've been working in. Take some positive steps to improve your odds of success in a job search. By highlighting your transferable skills when you apply for work, you can stand out from other applicants. more

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You have the skills many other employers are looking for. Your training, education, and job experience still have value, even if it's outside the specific occupation you've been working in. Take some positive steps to improve your odds of success in a job search. By highlighting your transferable skills when you apply for work, you can stand out from other applicants. more

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Occupational Profile: Registered Nurse http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002748 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14088 Mon, 2 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Registered nurses provide professional nursing services, deliver health education programs and provide consultative nursing services to promote, maintain and restore patient health. more

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Registered nurses provide professional nursing services, deliver health education programs and provide consultative nursing services to promote, maintain and restore patient health. more

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Occupational Video: Registered Nurse https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=392 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14092 Mon, 2 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Registered nurses provide professional nursing services, deliver health education programs and provide consultative nursing services to promote, maintain and restore patient health. more

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Registered nurses provide professional nursing services, deliver health education programs and provide consultative nursing services to promote, maintain and restore patient health. more

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Publication: Easy Reading Training for Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=13839 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14100 Mon, 2 May 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills get the training they need to succeed in the labour market. Explore alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting, different learning styles, advantages and disadvantages of various training options, and where to look for training opportunities. more

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This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills get the training they need to succeed in the labour market. Explore alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting, different learning styles, advantages and disadvantages of various training options, and where to look for training opportunities. more

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