ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Mon, 26 Sep 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 have a job interview. How do I prepare? http://alis.alberta.ca/worksearch/interviews-offers.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13626 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 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: Time to Choose ... a Post-Secondary Education Program http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6255 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13637 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Did you recently graduate 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. more

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Did you recently graduate 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. 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, 26 Sep 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: Lawyer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71001776 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14696 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Lawyers study and interpret points of law to advise clients of their rights and legal obligations, and represent client interests in legal transactions and proceedings. more

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Lawyers study and interpret points of law to advise clients of their rights and legal obligations, and represent client interests in legal transactions and proceedings. more

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Occupational Video: Lawyer https://youtu.be/XMecJFmxQyc http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14700 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Lawyers study and interpret points of law to advise clients of their rights and legal obligations, and represent client interests in legal transactions and proceedings. more

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Lawyers study and interpret points of law to advise clients of their rights and legal obligations, and represent client interests in legal transactions and proceedings. 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=13149 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 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. Read this tip to increase your chances of getting an interview. 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. Read this tip to increase your chances of getting an interview. more

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Question: Does ALIS have resources to help students with disabilities interested in post-secondary? https://alis.alberta.ca/hs/ep/pps/planning/disability.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13162 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Find videos and planning guides for students with disabilities, as well as their parents, educators and other professionals. more

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Find videos and planning guides for students with disabilities, as well as their parents, educators and other professionals. 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=13954 Mon, 19 Sep 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 Profile: Community Disability Services Practitioner http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002325 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14680 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Community disability services practitioners help people who have disabilities fulfill their goals as participating members of the community. Working as part of a team, community disability services practitioners implement plans that are designed to assist adults, youth and children develop their abilities and expand their opportunities. more

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Community disability services practitioners help people who have disabilities fulfill their goals as participating members of the community. Working as part of a team, community disability services practitioners implement plans that are designed to assist adults, youth and children develop their abilities and expand their opportunities. more

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Occupational Video: Community Disability Services Practitioner https://youtu.be/tDia3iUFDBM http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14684 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Community disability services practitioners help people who have disabilities fulfill their goals as participating members of the community. Working as part of a team, community disability services practitioners implement plans that are designed to assist adults, youth and children develop their abilities and expand their opportunities. more

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Community disability services practitioners help people who have disabilities fulfill their goals as participating members of the community. Working as part of a team, community disability services practitioners implement plans that are designed to assist adults, youth and children develop their abilities and expand their opportunities. 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=14653 Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Distance education, also known as distance learning, lets you complete most or all of your learning outside the traditional classroom, using online, print, video, teleconferencing and Computer Managed Learning (CML) resources. Learn more about distance education programs throughout Canada. more

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Distance education, also known as distance learning, lets you complete most or all of your learning outside the traditional classroom, using online, print, video, teleconferencing and Computer Managed Learning (CML) resources. Learn more about distance education programs throughout Canada. more

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Learning Clicks http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14621 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14621 Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Thinking about life after high school? Explore your options and discover how other students are forging their paths on the Learning Clicks website. more

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Thinking about life after high school? Explore your options and discover how other students are forging their paths on the Learning Clicks website. more

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Publication: Assessing You: The First Step in Career Planning http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=67 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13142 Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This publication is a self-assessment workbook to help you learn about the skills and assets you have that will help you adapt in today's world of work. Read Assessing You to learn about the skills employers are looking for and work on exercises that will help identify your own strengths. more

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This publication is a self-assessment workbook to help you learn about the skills and assets you have that will help you adapt in today's world of work. Read Assessing You to learn about the skills employers are looking for and work on exercises that will help identify your own strengths. more

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Tip Sheet: Talking to Your Parents About Your Career Plans http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=15084 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14657 Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Like most young people, you probably spend a fair amount of time thinking about what you want to do with your life. You may have considered post-secondary options or looked into work ideas that interest you. At some point you will want to discuss these plans with your parents. more

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Like most young people, you probably spend a fair amount of time thinking about what you want to do with your life. You may have considered post-secondary options or looked into work ideas that interest you. At some point you will want to discuss these plans with your parents. more

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Occupational Profile: Machinist http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003093 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14661 Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Machinists set up and operate precision metal cutting and grinding machines such as lathes, milling machines, drills and grinders to make and repair products made from metals, non-ferrous materials (materials that do not contain iron) and new alloys. more

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Machinists set up and operate precision metal cutting and grinding machines such as lathes, milling machines, drills and grinders to make and repair products made from metals, non-ferrous materials (materials that do not contain iron) and new alloys. more

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Occupational Video: Machinist https://youtu.be/IFTIGBjxwfs http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14667 Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Machinists set up and operate precision metal cutting and grinding machines such as lathes, milling machines, drills and grinders to make and repair products made from metals, non-ferrous materials (materials that do not contain iron) and new alloys. more

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Machinists set up and operate precision metal cutting and grinding machines such as lathes, milling machines, drills and grinders to make and repair products made from metals, non-ferrous materials (materials that do not contain iron) and new alloys. more

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Tip Sheet: More to Education Than Studying http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=182 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13116 Mon, 5 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 When you attend post-secondary, you enter a community filled with exciting possibilities for learning, career building and having fun. Read More to Education Than Studying to learn about the many experiences to explore after entering post-secondary. more

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When you attend post-secondary, you enter a community filled with exciting possibilities for learning, career building and having fun. Read More to Education Than Studying to learn about the many experiences to explore after entering post-secondary. more

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Publication: Going Somewhere? Live/Learn/Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=7744 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14147 Mon, 5 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Thinking about your life after high school? Going Somewhere? Live/Learn/Work is about you and your future-your next 5 minutes, your next 2 weeks, your next 2 years. This publication is a quick introduction to career development for young people that can help you discover your interests, passions, skills and strengths so you can begin to plan your life, learning and work. more

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Thinking about your life after high school? Going Somewhere? Live/Learn/Work is about you and your future-your next 5 minutes, your next 2 weeks, your next 2 years. This publication is a quick introduction to career development for young people that can help you discover your interests, passions, skills and strengths so you can begin to plan your life, learning and work. 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=14638 Mon, 5 Sep 2016 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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Occupational Profile: Environmental Engineer http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002463 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14643 Mon, 5 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Environmental engineers design and evaluate systems, processes and equipment for air, water and soil pollution assessment, prevention and control, solid and hazardous waste management, and remediation of contaminated sites. more

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Environmental engineers design and evaluate systems, processes and equipment for air, water and soil pollution assessment, prevention and control, solid and hazardous waste management, and remediation of contaminated sites. more

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Occupational Video: Environmental Engineer https://youtu.be/WyZw4ni1DE0 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=14647 Mon, 5 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Environmental engineers design and evaluate systems, processes and equipment for air, water and soil pollution assessment, prevention and control, solid and hazardous waste management, and remediation of contaminated sites. more

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Environmental engineers design and evaluate systems, processes and equipment for air, water and soil pollution assessment, prevention and control, solid and hazardous waste management, and remediation of contaminated sites. more

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Publication: Career Coaching Your Teens: A Guide for Parents http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=7178 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13851 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 This guide offers practical ideas and resources to help parents support their teens as they explore career options and make informed career decisions. more

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This guide offers practical ideas and resources to help parents support their teens as they explore career options and make informed career decisions. more

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Occupational Video: Esthetician https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=4564 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13521 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Estheticians provide facial and body treatments designed to enhance the physical appearance of their clients. more

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Estheticians provide facial and body treatments designed to enhance the physical appearance of their clients. more

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Occupational Profile: Esthetician http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002855 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=13518 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Estheticians provide facial and body treatments designed to enhance the physical appearance of their clients. more

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Estheticians provide facial and body treatments designed to enhance the physical appearance of their clients. more

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Question: How can I find out what it's really like to be a post-secondary student? http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/ep/pps/learning-clicks.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=12973 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0600 Ask your teacher to invite a Learning Clicks Ambassador to come to your class. These current post-secondary students share their experiences and advice about going to college, university or technical school. more

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Ask your teacher to invite a Learning Clicks Ambassador to come to your class. These current post-secondary students share their experiences and advice about going to college, university or technical school. more

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