ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Wed, 1 Oct 2014 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 Easy Reading Find a Job http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10984 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10984 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills find the job they want. Easy Reading Find a Job covers important topics such as: how to write a resumé and cover letter, where to look for a job, how to fill out application forms and how to have a good interview. more

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This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills find the job they want. Easy Reading Find a Job covers important topics such as: how to write a resumé and cover letter, where to look for a job, how to fill out application forms and how to have a good interview. more

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Question: Does ALIS have anything to help students with disabilities interested in post-secondary? http://alis.alberta.ca/hs/ep/pps/planning/disability.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8183 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find videos and planning guides for students with disabilities, their parents, educators and other professionals. more

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Find videos and planning guides for students with disabilities, their parents, educators and other professionals. more

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Publication: What Works: Persons With Mental Health Disabilities http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6100 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10845 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 What Works: Persons With Mental Health Disabilities is a counsellor's resource that includes related statistics, terminology, history and legislation. Learn how to better help the people you serve. more

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What Works: Persons With Mental Health Disabilities is a counsellor's resource that includes related statistics, terminology, history and legislation. Learn how to better help the people you serve. more

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Tip Sheet: Talking About Invisible Disabilities http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=7371 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10884 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 One of the most challenging aspects of dealing with an invisible disability is deciding when, or if, you should talk about your disability to an employer. This tip sheet offers information and suggestions to help you make that decision. more

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One of the most challenging aspects of dealing with an invisible disability is deciding when, or if, you should talk about your disability to an employer. This tip sheet offers information and suggestions to help you make that decision. more

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Occupational Profile: Mental Health Worker http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002146 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10887 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Mental health workers help people deal with personal and social problems by teaching related skills and providing information and support. more

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Mental health workers help people deal with personal and social problems by teaching related skills and providing information and support. more

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Time to Choose...a Post-Secondary Education Program 2014-2015 https://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10965 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10965 Tue, 23 Sep 2014 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. You'll find profiles of post-secondary institutions, a programs chart showing which programs are offered and where, 2015-2016 application deadlines, and information on career planning, student funding, transfer credit and more. 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. You'll find profiles of post-secondary institutions, a programs chart showing which programs are offered and where, 2015-2016 application deadlines, and information on career planning, student funding, transfer credit and more. more

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Question: Who can I talk to for help with planning my career? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/cp/cs/abcareer.html#lmiclocations http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7419 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 You can speak with a career counsellor at an Alberta Works Centre near you or call the Alberta Career Information Hotline. more

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You can speak with a career counsellor at an Alberta Works Centre near you or call the Alberta Career Information Hotline. more

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Tip Sheet: Career Planning - An Overview http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=139 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7513 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Planning your career is an ongoing work in progress and an important skill to have. more

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Planning your career is an ongoing work in progress and an important skill to have. more

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Publication: Career Planner: Choosing an Occupation http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=2107 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7575 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 A career is the total of our work activities-at home, at work, at school and in our communities. This workbook is full of exercises and tips to help you find the career that suits your needs and choices. more

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A career is the total of our work activities-at home, at work, at school and in our communities. This workbook is full of exercises and tips to help you find the career that suits your needs and choices. more

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Occupational Profile: Human Resources Professional http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003303 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10878 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Human resources professionals provide advice to all levels of their organizations regarding human resources management, develop employee recruitment and retention programs, assist in the selection of job candidates, facilitate employee professional development, and develop and administer other human resource programs. more

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Human resources professionals provide advice to all levels of their organizations regarding human resources management, develop employee recruitment and retention programs, assist in the selection of job candidates, facilitate employee professional development, and develop and administer other human resource programs. more

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Featured Video: Planning Your Career http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=2 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10881 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Learn more about career planning tools on ALIS, career services and career events. more

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Learn more about career planning tools on ALIS, career services and career events. more

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Question: How can I get funding for training to help me get a better job? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/fo/pay/fund-train.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7156 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 If you want to upgrade your education level or get occupational training so you can get a better job, financial support may be available to you. Find out if you are eligible for these employment and training grants. more

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If you want to upgrade your education level or get occupational training so you can get a better job, financial support may be available to you. Find out if you are eligible for these employment and training grants. 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, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Take advantage of all the ways to train while you are working. Join a team, take courses offered by your employer, volunteer to help with social events or job shadow to gain new skills. To learn more about developing skills and job experience, read Training for Work. more

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Take advantage of all the ways to train while you are working. Join a team, take courses offered by your employer, volunteer to help with social events or job shadow to gain new skills. To learn more about developing skills and job experience, read Training for Work. more

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Tip Sheet: Overcoming Defences Against Learning http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=189 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10872 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Learning on and off the job increases your value as an employee. However, it isn’t always easy to stay open to new learning opportunities. Here are a few tips to help you become more receptive to valuable learning opportunities. more

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Learning on and off the job increases your value as an employee. However, it isn’t always easy to stay open to new learning opportunities. Here are a few tips to help you become more receptive to valuable learning opportunities. more

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Occupational Profile: Training and Development Professional http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71001890 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10875 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Training and development professionals conduct workshops, seminars, retreats, conference sessions and individual coaching sessions for young people and adults. They also may develop, design and evaluate training programs, curricula and materials. more

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Training and development professionals conduct workshops, seminars, retreats, conference sessions and individual coaching sessions for young people and adults. They also may develop, design and evaluate training programs, curricula and materials. more

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Question: How can I find out about distance education? http://alis.alberta.ca/hs/ep/esp/distance.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=6717 Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Check out the ALIS links to distance education programs throughout Canada. more

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Check out the ALIS links to distance education programs throughout Canada. more

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Publication: Easy Reading Job Profiles http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=8500 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=6818 Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 24 occupational profiles are available in easy-to-read English. Each profile includes personal stories, information on wages, educational requirements and working conditions. more

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24 occupational profiles are available in easy-to-read English. Each profile includes personal stories, information on wages, educational requirements and working conditions. more

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Tip Sheet: What's Your Learning Style? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=1253 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10865 Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 People learn in a variety of ways, but each of us generally uses one style more often than another. Knowing your preferred style of learning may help you with your studies. Find out more about 3 primary methods of learning. more

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People learn in a variety of ways, but each of us generally uses one style more often than another. Knowing your preferred style of learning may help you with your studies. Find out more about 3 primary methods of learning. more

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Occupational Profile: Language Interpreter http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002562 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10869 Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Language interpreters translate the spoken word from one language to another. more

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Language interpreters translate the spoken word from one language to another. more

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Publication: Change and Transitions: The Path from A to B http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=2047 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=6290 Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 The first step in dealing with things that are new and different is to acknowledge that things have changed. Explore the opportunities, stresses and transitions that change provides through these examples, exercises and strategies. more

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The first step in dealing with things that are new and different is to acknowledge that things have changed. Explore the opportunities, stresses and transitions that change provides through these examples, exercises and strategies. 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=8490 Mon, 1 Sep 2014 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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Tip Sheet: Moving From Self-Defeating to Powerful Thoughts http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=144 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10856 Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Putting yourself down leaves you feeling discouraged and doesn't help you cope with problems or come up with solutions. A better approach is to re-frame the situation in a positive way. more

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Putting yourself down leaves you feeling discouraged and doesn't help you cope with problems or come up with solutions. A better approach is to re-frame the situation in a positive way. more

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Occupational Profile: Psychologist http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002221 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10859 Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Psychologists assess, diagnose and treat psychological, emotional and behavioural disorders. They also research and apply theories relating to behaviour and mental processes. more

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Psychologists assess, diagnose and treat psychological, emotional and behavioural disorders. They also research and apply theories relating to behaviour and mental processes. more

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Featured Video: Renee: Psychology http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=3153 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10862 Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0600 A college student challenged with dyslexia aims to become a psychologist. more

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A college student challenged with dyslexia aims to become a psychologist. 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=9305 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Good planning begins with getting a clear picture of what you're facing. Learn how to keep post-secondary education costs down with tips, advice and budgeting worksheets. more

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Good planning begins with getting a clear picture of what you're facing. Learn how to keep post-secondary education costs down with tips, advice and budgeting worksheets. more

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