ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Fri, 3 Jul 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 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=8490 Mon, 29 Jun 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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Publication: Easy Reading Keep Your Job http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=13240 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12384 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Do you want to make sure you do well at your new job? Easy Reading Keep Your Job can help you build the skills and attitudes you need to succeed at work. This workbook uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills do well at their job. It covers important topics such as what employers want and making sure a job is a good fit. more

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Do you want to make sure you do well at your new job? Easy Reading Keep Your Job can help you build the skills and attitudes you need to succeed at work. This workbook uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills do well at their job. It covers important topics such as what employers want and making sure a job is a good fit. 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, 29 Jun 2015 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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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, 29 Jun 2015 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, 29 Jun 2015 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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Question: How can I get funding for training to help me take the next step in my career? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/fo/pay/fund-train.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7156 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Check out the Funding for Training page to find out about funding for full-time and part-time training for work.  more

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Check out the Funding for Training page to find out about funding for full-time and part-time training for work.  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=7923 Mon, 22 Jun 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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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=12422 Mon, 22 Jun 2015 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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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, 22 Jun 2015 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, 22 Jun 2015 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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Question: Where can I find information about staying safe at work? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=453 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7015 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Find links to information on workplace health and safety in the "Are You Safe at Your Job?" tip sheet. more

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Find links to information on workplace health and safety in the "Are You Safe at Your Job?" tip sheet. more

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Tip Sheet: 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=12291 Mon, 15 Jun 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. Read Get the Most Out of Career Fairs to help you prepare for, and get the most our of your next career fair. 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. Read Get the Most Out of Career Fairs to help you prepare for, and get the most our of your next career fair. 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, 15 Jun 2015 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, 15 Jun 2015 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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Publication: Recruiting Staff http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=13253 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12418 Mon, 15 Jun 2015 06:00:00 -0600 As an employer, finding and recruiting the staff you need can be a challenge. Make sure your time is well spent. The new 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, finding and recruiting the staff you need can be a challenge. Make sure your time is well spent. The new publication Recruiting Staff can help you find workers, prepare a recruitment plan and improve your interview process. 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=10737 Mon, 8 Jun 2015 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: Where to Look for Diverse Talent http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=14539 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12375 Mon, 8 Jun 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Are you looking to fill a vacancy at your company? Have you considered looking for employees from diverse backgrounds? The new tip Where to Look for Diverse Talent can help you find candidates from backgrounds you may not have considered, bringing new skills and perspectives to your business in the process. more

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Are you looking to fill a vacancy at your company? Have you considered looking for employees from diverse backgrounds? The new tip Where to Look for Diverse Talent can help you find candidates from backgrounds you may not have considered, bringing new skills and perspectives to your business in the process. 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, 8 Jun 2015 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, 8 Jun 2015 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: 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, 1 Jun 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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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=12297 Mon, 1 Jun 2015 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=12300 Mon, 1 Jun 2015 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: 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=12303 Mon, 1 Jun 2015 06:00:00 -0600 How are you going to pay for your post-secondary studies? Money 101 can help you learn about financing your education. This publication will show you how to set personal goals, figure out what your education will cost and help you budget for personal expenses while you're in school. more

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How are you going to pay for your post-secondary studies? Money 101 can help you learn about financing your education. This publication will show you how to set personal goals, figure out what your education will cost and help you budget for personal expenses while you're in school. more

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Question: How can I find scholarships? http://alis.alberta.ca/scholarships http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12306 Mon, 1 Jun 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Search our scholarship databases in the Scholarship and Bursaries section of ALIS. more

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Search our scholarship databases in the Scholarship and Bursaries section of ALIS. more

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Occupational Profile: Web Designer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003292 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12268 Mon, 25 May 2015 06:00:00 -0600 Web designers create public-facing websites as well as intranet sites that are internal to an organization. more

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Web designers create public-facing websites as well as intranet sites that are internal to an organization. more

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