ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Thu, 23 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 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=7416 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Definitions become important when a working relationship raises uncertainties about someone's legal entitlements and responsibilities. Whether you're working or hiring, find out why these differences will matter to you. more

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Definitions become important when a working relationship raises uncertainties about someone's legal entitlements and responsibilities. Whether you're working or hiring, find out why these differences will matter to you. more

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Question: What do I need to know to start my own business? http://alis.alberta.ca/js/wo/small-bus.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8661 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 ALIS has tips, publications and links to help you get your business off the ground. more

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ALIS has tips, publications and links to help you get your business off the ground. more

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Tip Sheet: Self-Employment: A Career Option for You? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=155 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8993 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Self-employment involves both challenges and rewards. Being aware of potential problems will help you anticipate and plan for them, using some of the many resources and supports available. more

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Self-employment involves both challenges and rewards. Being aware of potential problems will help you anticipate and plan for them, using some of the many resources and supports available. more

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Occupational Profile: Retail Store Manager http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002756 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11043 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Retail store managers plan, organize, direct and control the operations of stores that sell merchandise and services to the public. They may be employees or self-employed. more

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Retail store managers plan, organize, direct and control the operations of stores that sell merchandise and services to the public. They may be employees or self-employed. more

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Occupational Video: Retail Store Manager http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=4078 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11046 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Retail store managers plan, organize, direct and control the operations of stores that sell merchandise and services to the public. They may be employees or self-employed. more

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Retail store managers plan, organize, direct and control the operations of stores that sell merchandise and services to the public. They may be employees or self-employed. more

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Question: How can I find out what it's really like to work in a specific occupation? https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7641 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Watch ALIS's occupational videos for interviews and footage of real people on the job. more

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Watch ALIS's occupational videos for interviews and footage of real people on the job. more

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Tip Sheet: Are You Safe at Your Job? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=453 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11010 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Success at work starts with knowing and following the rules that will keep you safe and healthy in your workplace. Use this safety checklist with your employer to help stay safe at your job. more

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Success at work starts with knowing and following the rules that will keep you safe and healthy in your workplace. Use this safety checklist with your employer to help stay safe at your job. more

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Occupational Profile: Physiotherapist http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003150 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11013 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Physiotherapists help patients improve and maintain their physical performance and ability to function independently; prevent and manage pain, physical impairments, disabilities and limits to participation; and promote fitness, health and wellness. more

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Physiotherapists help patients improve and maintain their physical performance and ability to function independently; prevent and manage pain, physical impairments, disabilities and limits to participation; and promote fitness, health and wellness. more

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Occupational Video: Physiotherapist http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=389 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11016 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Physiotherapists help people with their mobility after an illness or injury. They work in all kinds of environments, with people of all ages. more

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Physiotherapists help people with their mobility after an illness or injury. They work in all kinds of environments, with people of all ages. 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=11019 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Many workplace hazards are so familiar that we ignore them and put ourselves, and sometimes others, at risk. Through the use of personal stories, quizzes and checklists, this book helps youth gain the information they need about ensuring a safe, healthy and fair workplace. more

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Many workplace hazards are so familiar that we ignore them and put ourselves, and sometimes others, at risk. Through the use of personal stories, quizzes and checklists, this book helps youth gain the information they need about ensuring a safe, healthy and fair workplace. more

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Question: How can I get my high school transcripts? http://alis.alberta.ca/ps/ep/pps/high-school-transcripts.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7928 Mon, 6 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find contact information for high school transcript offices in Alberta and across Canada. more

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Find contact information for high school transcript offices in Alberta and across Canada. more

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TIp Sheet: Mentoring: How to be an Effective Mentor http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12433 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10994 Mon, 6 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Becoming a mentor can be a rewarding outcome of your own successful career. If you are open, ethical and supportive, you will establish a relationship with your mentee that will continue to be a source of inspiration for both of you. more

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Becoming a mentor can be a rewarding outcome of your own successful career. If you are open, ethical and supportive, you will establish a relationship with your mentee that will continue to be a source of inspiration for both of you. more

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Occupational Profile: Educational Assistant http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003307 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10997 Mon, 6 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Educational assistants support students as part of a multidisciplinary team with teachers and other support personnel to provide meaningful instruction. Educational assistants also help teachers with non-instructional tasks. more

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Educational assistants support students as part of a multidisciplinary team with teachers and other support personnel to provide meaningful instruction. Educational assistants also help teachers with non-instructional tasks. more

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Occupational Video: Educational Assistant http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=371 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11000 Mon, 6 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Educational assistants work with teachers and other support personnel to provide instruction. They also help teachers with non-instructional tasks, such as preparing materials. more

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Educational assistants work with teachers and other support personnel to provide instruction. They also help teachers with non-instructional tasks, such as preparing materials. more

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Publication: Going Somewhere? Live/Learn/Work Educators' Guide http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=7766 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11004 Mon, 6 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0600 This Educators' Guide contains classroom activities that include general learner outcomes for Career and Life Management Studies (CALM), critical concepts for educators and students, photocopy-ready activities, questions for discussion and links to relevant resources. more

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This Educators' Guide contains classroom activities that include general learner outcomes for Career and Life Management Studies (CALM), critical concepts for educators and students, photocopy-ready activities, questions for discussion and links to relevant resources. more

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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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