ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Mon, 5 Dec 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: 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=15067 Mon, 5 Dec 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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Publication: A Guide to Managing an Aging Workforce http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=5798 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15063 Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 The average age of the workforce is rising in Alberta workplaces. Employers are looking to retain their valued older workers (45+) and, in some cases, are in a position to hire older employees for vacancies in their organization. This publication examines perceptions and realities about the capabilities of the older worker and offers ways to keep your employees of any age safe and healthy on the job. more

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The average age of the workforce is rising in Alberta workplaces. Employers are looking to retain their valued older workers (45+) and, in some cases, are in a position to hire older employees for vacancies in their organization. This publication examines perceptions and realities about the capabilities of the older worker and offers ways to keep your employees of any age safe and healthy on the job. more

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Occupational Video: Registered Nurse https://youtu.be/LkRYBMpfYNc http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15059 Mon, 5 Dec 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 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=15054 Mon, 5 Dec 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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Tip Sheet: The 4 P's of a Successful Interview http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=150 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=15048 Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0600 You've got the interview. Now you want to make the kind of impression that will get you the job. Using the 4 Ps will help you present yourself confidently and professionally to a potential employer. more

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You've got the interview. Now you want to make the kind of impression that will get you the job. Using the 4 Ps will help you present yourself confidently and professionally to a potential employer. more

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Publication: Women in Non-Traditional Occupations: Stories to Inspire http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=7707 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12680 Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 With more than 30,000 occupations to consider, how do you choose the one that's right for you? Be inspired by stories of Alberta women who took the non-traditional career path, and learn about their struggles and rewards along the way. This publication also includes resource information for career planning, education planning and scholarships. more

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With more than 30,000 occupations to consider, how do you choose the one that's right for you? Be inspired by stories of Alberta women who took the non-traditional career path, and learn about their struggles and rewards along the way. This publication also includes resource information for career planning, education planning and scholarships. more

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Occupational Profile: Sports Instructor http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71001961 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13347 Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Sports instructors teach the basics of a particular sport (for example, skiing, swimming, baseball) to beginners and recreational athletes, or help experienced athletes to further develop their skills. more

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Sports instructors teach the basics of a particular sport (for example, skiing, swimming, baseball) to beginners and recreational athletes, or help experienced athletes to further develop their skills. more

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Occupational Video: Sports Instructor https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4599 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13351 Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Sports instructors teach the basics of a particular sport (for example, skiing, swimming, baseball) to beginners and recreational athletes, or help experienced athletes to further develop their skills. more

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Sports instructors teach the basics of a particular sport (for example, skiing, swimming, baseball) to beginners and recreational athletes, or help experienced athletes to further develop their skills. more

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Tip Sheet: Unavailable or Problem References? What You Can Do http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3333 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13596 Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Unavailable or problem references don't necessarily mean you won't be considered for a job - hiring decisions aren't based only on references. There are steps you can take to make the most of your references, and other ways you can reassure employers that you can do the job. more

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Unavailable or problem references don't necessarily mean you won't be considered for a job - hiring decisions aren't based only on references. There are steps you can take to make the most of your references, and other ways you can reassure employers that you can do the job. more

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Question: I still want to work after I retire. What are my options? https://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=3337 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14390 Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 The tip sheet Thinking About Work After Retirement? will help you identify your skills and resources, as well as evaluate your work options after retirement. more

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The tip sheet Thinking About Work After Retirement? will help you identify your skills and resources, as well as evaluate your work options after retirement. 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, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This guide will help you find work if you don't have much experience looking for jobs. 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. more

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This guide will help you find work if you don't have much experience looking for jobs. 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. more

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Question: How do I find out if I need a specific licence or certification to work in Alberta? http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-certification.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13854 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 The Certification Requirements - Frequently Asked Questions section at OCCinfo includes answers to common questions about requirements and regulated occupations in Alberta. Look through the certification requirements of more than 550 occupations on OCCinfo. more

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The Certification Requirements - Frequently Asked Questions section at OCCinfo includes answers to common questions about requirements and regulated occupations in Alberta. Look through the certification requirements of more than 550 occupations on OCCinfo. more

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Occupational Video: Community Planner https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=6810 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13332 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Community planners study the social, economic, cultural, environmental, political and physical conditions of urban and rural communities, and develop plans for the overall management and protection of specific land parcels or regions. more

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Community planners study the social, economic, cultural, environmental, political and physical conditions of urban and rural communities, and develop plans for the overall management and protection of specific land parcels or regions. more

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Occupational Profile: Community Planner http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002807 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13329 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Community planners study the social, economic, cultural, environmental, political and physical conditions of urban and rural communities, and develop plans for the overall management and protection of specific land parcels or regions. more

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Community planners study the social, economic, cultural, environmental, political and physical conditions of urban and rural communities, and develop plans for the overall management and protection of specific land parcels or regions. more

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Tip Sheet: Time-Saving Tools for Busy Lives http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=425 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12699 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Even though time can't be pinned down, modern life often demands that you live within a framework of schedules, timetables and deadlines. Check out Time-Saving Tools for Busy Lives to help you make the most of your time. more

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Even though time can't be pinned down, modern life often demands that you live within a framework of schedules, timetables and deadlines. Check out Time-Saving Tools for Busy Lives to help you make the most of your time. more

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Occupational Video: Midwife https://youtu.be/0cs4kZjm1PU http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14751 Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Midwives are primary health care professionals who provide continuity of care for women and babies throughout pregnancy, birth and a six week period after birth. more

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Midwives are primary health care professionals who provide continuity of care for women and babies throughout pregnancy, birth and a six week period after birth. more

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Occupational Profile: Midwife http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002619 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14746 Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Midwives are primary health care professionals who provide continuity of care for women and babies throughout pregnancy, birth and a six week period after birth. more

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Midwives are primary health care professionals who provide continuity of care for women and babies throughout pregnancy, birth and a six week period after birth. more

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Publication: Welcome to Alberta: Information for Newcomers http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3532 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13834 Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This guide for newcomers to Alberta provides useful information for settling, working and living in the province. Welcome to Alberta covers a wide range of topics, including housing, employment, education, health care, climate, banking, shopping, transportation, child care, the legal system and social customs. more

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This guide for newcomers to Alberta provides useful information for settling, working and living in the province. Welcome to Alberta covers a wide range of topics, including housing, employment, education, health care, climate, banking, shopping, transportation, child care, the legal system and social customs. 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=13323 Mon, 17 Oct 2016 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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Tip Sheet: Choosing a Post-Secondary Program http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=181 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13311 Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 When similar education or training programs are offered by different institutions, how do you know which program(s) would be best for you? This tip can help you make sure that the certificate, diploma or degree you earn will be one employers respect and that the post-secondary institution you choose will provide the type of learning environment best for you. more

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When similar education or training programs are offered by different institutions, how do you know which program(s) would be best for you? This tip can help you make sure that the certificate, diploma or degree you earn will be one employers respect and that the post-secondary institution you choose will provide the type of learning environment best for you. more

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Occupational Video: Automotive Service Technician https://youtu.be/kHORanjPxQc http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14736 Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Automotive service technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnose faulty operations and repair automotive vehicles and light trucks. more

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Automotive service technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnose faulty operations and repair automotive vehicles and light trucks. more

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Occupational Profile: Automotive Service Technician http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003072 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14732 Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Automotive service technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnose faulty operations and repair automotive vehicles and light trucks. more

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Automotive service technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnose faulty operations and repair automotive vehicles and light trucks. 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, 10 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This handbook for young, inexperienced workers is packed with information about workplace health and safety regulations, rights and responsibilities. Through personal stories, quizzes and checklists, youth gain the information they need to contribute to working in a safe, healthy and fair work environment. more

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This handbook for young, inexperienced workers is packed with information about workplace health and safety regulations, rights and responsibilities. Through personal stories, quizzes and checklists, youth gain the information they need to contribute to working in a safe, healthy and fair work environment. more

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Question: I don't think I'll have enough money to go to university or college. How can I pay for my education? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/fo/paying-post-sec.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13838 Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 If you are looking for help financing your education, there are resources that can help. Find out about student loans, scholarships, bursaries and other awards to pay for post-secondary. more

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If you are looking for help financing your education, there are resources that can help. Find out about student loans, scholarships, bursaries and other awards to pay for post-secondary. more

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Tip Sheet: Mentoring: Finding and Working With a Mentor http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12437 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7405 Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0600 A mentor is an experienced, trusted advisor who supports, guides and encourages you in all aspects of your career. Having a mentor can help you succeed in both your organization and your career. more

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A mentor is an experienced, trusted advisor who supports, guides and encourages you in all aspects of your career. Having a mentor can help you succeed in both your organization and your career. more

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