ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Mon, 3 Aug 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 Occupational Video: Solar Installer http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=6830 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12670 Mon, 3 Aug 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Solar installers install, service and maintain solar thermal (heat) and solar photovoltaic (light) power generation equipment. more

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Solar installers install, service and maintain solar thermal (heat) and solar photovoltaic (light) power generation equipment. more

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Occupational Profile: Solar Installer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71050561 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12667 Mon, 3 Aug 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Solar installers install, service and maintain solar thermal (heat) and solar photovoltaic (light) power generation equipment. more

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Solar installers install, service and maintain solar thermal (heat) and solar photovoltaic (light) power generation equipment. 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=12294 Mon, 3 Aug 2015 06:00:00 -0600 As a student or graduate from a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science program, you have skills employers are looking for. Get the help you need to identify and market your skills to employers with the tip Transferable Skills for Post-Secondary Students With a General Degree. more

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As a student or graduate from a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science program, you have skills employers are looking for. Get the help you need to identify and market your skills to employers with the tip Transferable Skills for Post-Secondary Students With a General Degree. 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, 3 Aug 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Find out what to do before you apply and how to apply online for student loans. more

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

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Publication: Time to Choose...A Post-Secondary Education Program http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6255 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8452 Mon, 3 Aug 2015 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: 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=12552 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Even after you reach a certain age, changes in your life and your workplace continue to happen-for example, you may lose a job that you thought was secure or realize that you need to supplement your retirement income. 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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Even after you reach a certain age, changes in your life and your workplace continue to happen-for example, you may lose a job that you thought was secure or realize that you need to supplement your retirement income. 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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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, 27 Jul 2015 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, 27 Jul 2015 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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Publication: Let's Talk: A Guide to Resolving Workplace Conflicts http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6768 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12561 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0600 If you've ever experienced disagreements in the workplace, this book is for you. The conflict resolution methods presented are helpful for employees and employers of large, medium and small organizations, whether it's a private sector company or a not-for-profit association. more

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If you've ever experienced disagreements in the workplace, this book is for you. The conflict resolution methods presented are helpful for employees and employers of large, medium and small organizations, whether it's a private sector company or a not-for-profit association. more

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Question: Who can give me advice about my resume? https://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/hotline/resume.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12564 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Submit your resume online to an advisor at the Alberta Career Information Hotline for review. more

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Submit your resume online to an advisor at the Alberta Career Information Hotline for review. more

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Tip Sheet: Still in Post Secondary? Start Planning Now http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=14492 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12537 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0600 As a post-secondary student, you still have plenty of time to start planning for your future. Still in Post-Secondary? Start Planning Now will help you gain the experience you need in order to start the career you want when you graduate. more

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As a post-secondary student, you still have plenty of time to start planning for your future. Still in Post-Secondary? Start Planning Now will help you gain the experience you need in order to start the career you want when you graduate. more

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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, 20 Jul 2015 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, 20 Jul 2015 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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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=12546 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 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: I want to get into the trades. What do I need to do? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/ep/pps/apprenticeship.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12549 Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Your first step is to find out about apprenticeship training. more

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Your first step is to find out about apprenticeship training. more

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Tip Sheet: Financing Your Education http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3314 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12520 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0600 The post-secondary qualification you earn will pay for itself many times over during your career. But first, you have to figure out how to finance it. Check out Financing Your Education to learn how to pay for your post-secondary education. more

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The post-secondary qualification you earn will pay for itself many times over during your career. But first, you have to figure out how to finance it. Check out Financing Your Education to learn how to pay for your post-secondary education. 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 Jul 2015 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 Jul 2015 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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Publication: Training for Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3511 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12531 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 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: 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=12534 Mon, 13 Jul 2015 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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June 2015 ALIS eNewsletter http://alis.alberta.ca/enewsletter http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12497 Mon, 6 Jul 2015 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: Negotiating Salary in the Job Search Process http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=1488 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12502 Mon, 6 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0600 When you've put a lot of time and effort into your work search, you may feel ready to accept the first job you're offered without negotiating salary or other terms of employment. Check out Negotiating Salary in the Job Search Process to prepare yourself for that conversation with a potential employer. more

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When you've put a lot of time and effort into your work search, you may feel ready to accept the first job you're offered without negotiating salary or other terms of employment. Check out Negotiating Salary in the Job Search Process to prepare yourself for that conversation with a potential employer. more

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Occupational Profile: Wildland Firefighter http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71011100 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12506 Mon, 6 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Wildland firefighters work in crews to suppress fires in remote locations. more

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Wildland firefighters work in crews to suppress fires in remote locations. more

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Featured Video: Getting Career Advice https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=16 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12510 Mon, 6 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Contact the Career Information Hotline for advice and referrals about your career, education and employment options or to use the eResume Review Service. more

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Contact the Career Information Hotline for advice and referrals about your career, education and employment options or to use the eResume Review Service. 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=12513 Mon, 6 Jul 2015 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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