ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Sun, 1 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 Question: How can I find out if there are any career and job fairs where I live? http://alis.alberta.ca/careerevents http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14029 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 See Career events for a list of upcoming career and job fairs across the province. more

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See Career events for a list of upcoming career and job fairs across the province. more

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Publication: Self-Employment: Is It For Me? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=9 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14025 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Thinking of becoming your own boss? This publication outlines the benefits and challenges of self-employment and examines the motivation, skills, traits and background of successful entrepreneurs. It explores the various forms of self-employment and how to get started in business. more

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Thinking of becoming your own boss? This publication outlines the benefits and challenges of self-employment and examines the motivation, skills, traits and background of successful entrepreneurs. It explores the various forms of self-employment and how to get started in business. 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=14017 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 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 Video: Web Designer https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4163 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12272 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 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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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 Apr 2016 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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Question: I'm in my 40s and thinking about changing careers. Where do I start? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3495 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14011 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 A Guide for Midlife Career Moves, a book for job seekers aged 45+, will help you take stock of where you are now and where you want to be. 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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A Guide for Midlife Career Moves, a book for job seekers aged 45+, will help you take stock of where you are now and where you want to be. 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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Publications: 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=14007 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Advanced Techniques for Work Search is designed to help enhance the work search strategies of those who have either experience in the workforce or post-secondary education and training. Learn to sell your skills in today's competitive job market using portfolios, proposals, cover letters, resumes and curricula vitae. more

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Advanced Techniques for Work Search is designed to help enhance the work search strategies of those who have either experience in the workforce or post-secondary education and training. Learn to sell your skills in today's competitive job market using portfolios, proposals, cover letters, resumes and curricula vitae. more

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Tip Sheet: Things to Consider Before Working Part-Time http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=14195 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13993 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Are you considering taking on 1 or more part-time jobs? Make sure you understand the challenges and benefits that working part time has to offer. The new tip Things to Consider Before Working Part Time will help you understand how to schedule your time commitments, budget properly and know what your rights are as a part-time employee. more

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Are you considering taking on 1 or more part-time jobs? Make sure you understand the challenges and benefits that working part time has to offer. The new tip Things to Consider Before Working Part Time will help you understand how to schedule your time commitments, budget properly and know what your rights are as a part-time employee. more

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Occupational Video: Special Needs Teacher http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4576 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=6773 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Special needs teachers work primarily with children who require special instructional services to help them learn and develop to their potential. more

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Special needs teachers work primarily with children who require special instructional services to help them learn and develop to their potential. more

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Occupational Profile: Special Needs Teacher http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002784 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=6769 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Special needs teachers work primarily with children who require special instructional services to help them learn and develop to their potential. more

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Special needs teachers work primarily with children who require special instructional services to help them learn and develop to their potential. more

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Easy Reading Training for Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13963 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13963 Fri, 15 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Easy Reading Training for Work, a new publication, contains information on training that will help Albertans with low literacy skills succeed in the labour market. Topics include considering alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting such as mentoring, volunteering, self-study, short-term courses and on-the-job training to boost employability. This publication also explores different learning styles, advantages and disadvantages of various training options, and where to look for training op... more

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Easy Reading Training for Work, a new publication, contains information on training that will help Albertans with low literacy skills succeed in the labour market. Topics include considering alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting such as mentoring, volunteering, self-study, short-term courses and on-the-job training to boost employability. This publication also explores different learning styles, advantages and disadvantages of various training options, and where to look for training op... more

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Question: I'm not sure what I want to do when I graduate. Where do I start? http://alis.alberta.ca/hs/cp/cpt/planning-tools.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13986 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 To find a career path that fits, you need to start by getting to know yourself. Our self-assessment quizzes will help you take the first step. more

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To find a career path that fits, you need to start by getting to know yourself. Our self-assessment quizzes will help you take the first step. more

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Publications: Adult Back to School http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=27 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13981 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 There is a lot adults need to know when considering a return to school-making a plan, anticipating the challenges and knowing where to go for support. The Adult Back To School Planner deals with how to cope with change, organize your life, take care of the kids, and more. It also covers effective study habits so you can get your homework done and maintain some balance in your life. more

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There is a lot adults need to know when considering a return to school-making a plan, anticipating the challenges and knowing where to go for support. The Adult Back To School Planner deals with how to cope with change, organize your life, take care of the kids, and more. It also covers effective study habits so you can get your homework done and maintain some balance in your life. more

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Occupational Video: Cabinetmaker https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=361 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13977 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Cabinetmakers build and repair fixtures and furniture made of wood or wood substitutes. more

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Cabinetmakers build and repair fixtures and furniture made of wood or wood substitutes. more

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Occupational Profile: Cabinetmaker http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003076 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13973 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Cabinetmakers build and repair fixtures and furniture made of wood or wood substitutes. more

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Cabinetmakers build and repair fixtures and furniture made of wood or wood substitutes. more

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Tip Sheet: Graduated from Post-Secondary, Now What? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=14507 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13969 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Are you a recent post-secondary graduate looking to enhance your job search? The new tip Graduated From Post-Secondary, Now What? can help you identify the skills and experience you've already acquired and find work that's a match for you. more

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Are you a recent post-secondary graduate looking to enhance your job search? The new tip Graduated From Post-Secondary, Now What? can help you identify the skills and experience you've already acquired and find work that's a match for you. more

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Question: How can I find out the wage or salary for an occupation? http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-wages.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13958 Mon, 4 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 OCCinfo has new wage and salary information for full-time and part-time workers in a wide variety of occupations and regions throughout Alberta. more

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OCCinfo has new wage and salary information for full-time and part-time workers in a wide variety of occupations and regions throughout Alberta. more

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Publication: Money 101 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=63 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13954 Mon, 4 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 How are you going to pay for studies at a Canadian college or university? Money 101 can help you learn about the realities of financing your education. This publication offers insight into 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? Money 101 can help you learn about the realities of financing your education. This publication offers insight into 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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Occupational Video: Motorcycle Mechanic https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=3772 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13950 Mon, 4 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Motorcycle mechanics assemble, maintain, repair and restore motorcycles and other multi-wheeled lightweight all-terrain vehicles that have astride seating and handlebar controls. more

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Motorcycle mechanics assemble, maintain, repair and restore motorcycles and other multi-wheeled lightweight all-terrain vehicles that have astride seating and handlebar controls. more

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Occupational Video: Motorcycle Mechanic http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003095 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13946 Mon, 4 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Motorcycle mechanics assemble, maintain, repair and restore motorcycles and other multi-wheeled lightweight all-terrain vehicles that have astride seating and handlebar controls. more

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Motorcycle mechanics assemble, maintain, repair and restore motorcycles and other multi-wheeled lightweight all-terrain vehicles that have astride seating and handlebar controls. 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=13942 Mon, 4 Apr 2016 06:00:00 -0600 As a student or graduate from a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science program, you have the skills employers are looking for. Get the help you need to identify and market your skills to employers with the new 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 the skills employers are looking for. Get the help you need to identify and market your skills to employers with the new tip Transferable Skills for Post-Secondary Students With a General Degree. more

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Tip Sheet: Questions to Ask in a Job Interview http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=1519 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13877 Mon, 28 Mar 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Toward the end of an interview, most employers ask if you have any questions about the organization or the job. Read Questions to Ask in a Job Interview to find out how you can show interest and learn if the job is a good fit for you. more

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Toward the end of an interview, most employers ask if you have any questions about the organization or the job. Read Questions to Ask in a Job Interview to find out how you can show interest and learn if the job is a good fit for you. more

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Occupational Profile: Painter and Decorator http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003096 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13880 Mon, 28 Mar 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Painters and decorators apply paint, coatings and other finishes to the interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and other structures. more

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Painters and decorators apply paint, coatings and other finishes to the interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and other structures. more

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Occupational Video - Painter and Decorator https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4583 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13883 Mon, 28 Mar 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Painters and decorators apply paint, coatings and other finishes to the interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and other structures. more

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Painters and decorators apply paint, coatings and other finishes to the interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and other structures. more

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Publication: X-treme Safety: A Survival Guide for New and Young Workers http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=1384 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13887 Mon, 28 Mar 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This handbook for young or inexperienced workers is packed with information about workplace health and safety regulations, rights and responsibilities. Through personal stories, quizzes and checklists, young people gain the information they need to contribute to working in a safe, healthy and fair work environment. The book includes a detachable bookmark that can be used as a reminder for youth to take charge before they take on the job world. more

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This handbook for young or inexperienced workers is packed with information about workplace health and safety regulations, rights and responsibilities. Through personal stories, quizzes and checklists, young people gain the information they need to contribute to working in a safe, healthy and fair work environment. The book includes a detachable bookmark that can be used as a reminder for youth to take charge before they take on the job world. more

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