ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Mon, 22 Dec 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 Tip Sheet: Choosing Options: What's Next? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=135 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11404 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 What next? What now? You may be asking yourself these questions if you're facing a change, such as finishing school, thinking about a career move or preparing for your youngest child to leave home. Choosing options is a regular part of the career planning process. more

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What next? What now? You may be asking yourself these questions if you're facing a change, such as finishing school, thinking about a career move or preparing for your youngest child to leave home. Choosing options is a regular part of the career planning process. more

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Occupational Profile: Life Skills Coach http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71011097 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11408 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Life skills coaches lead experiential learning groups. They prepare learners to deal effectively with personal issues by guiding them through activities such as self discovery and behaviour identification exercises. more

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Life skills coaches lead experiential learning groups. They prepare learners to deal effectively with personal issues by guiding them through activities such as self discovery and behaviour identification exercises. 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=11411 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Change is all around us, every day. Sometimes we want change in our life, and we make it happen. But sometimes change happens when we don't want it. This book explores change and the emotional transitions and stresses that go with it. more

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Change is all around us, every day. Sometimes we want change in our life, and we make it happen. But sometimes change happens when we don't want it. This book explores change and the emotional transitions and stresses that go with it. more

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Question: I want to be better informed to help me make the best choice for my desired lifestyle, work experience and family situation? http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=114 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11415 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Changes in the economy can create changes in the way we work. Getting informed will help you make the best choice for your desired lifestyle, work experience and family situation. Even if you know what type of work you want, there are still a number of work options to consider. more

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Changes in the economy can create changes in the way we work. Getting informed will help you make the best choice for your desired lifestyle, work experience and family situation. Even if you know what type of work you want, there are still a number of work options to consider. more

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Tip Sheet: First Job or New Job? What You Need to Know About Employment Standards http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12371 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11245 Mon, 8 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Are you starting your first job, or a new job, in Alberta? You may wonder what conditions will be like where you'll be working. This tip will help you understand the minimum standards required by the Employment Standards Code. more

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Are you starting your first job, or a new job, in Alberta? You may wonder what conditions will be like where you'll be working. This tip will help you understand the minimum standards required by the Employment Standards Code. 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=11248 Mon, 8 Dec 2014 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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Featured Video: Resources in the Workplace https://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=17 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11253 Mon, 8 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 This video describes the resources for the workplace including rights and responsibilities, enhancing the workforce and managing work relationships. more

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This video describes the resources for the workplace including rights and responsibilities, enhancing the workforce and managing work relationships. more

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Publication: Your Rights and Responsibilities at Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3523 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11256 Mon, 8 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 The Alberta Human Rights Act makes it illegal to discriminate or treat people unfairly because of their race, religious belief, gender, marital status or other protected grounds. Understand your rights and responsibilities at work. more

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The Alberta Human Rights Act makes it illegal to discriminate or treat people unfairly because of their race, religious belief, gender, marital status or other protected grounds. Understand your rights and responsibilities at work. more

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Question: I'm starting a new job. What are my rights at work? http://alis.alberta.ca/wr/wpr/rights.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11260 Mon, 8 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find links on ALIS to information about Alberta employment regulations, legislation and standards to make your workplace safe and productive. more

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Find links on ALIS to information about Alberta employment regulations, legislation and standards to make your workplace safe and productive. more

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Tip Sheet: Career Laddering: Making Positive Moves http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12434 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11229 Mon, 1 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Career growth doesn't end when you choose an occupation or take a job. A rewarding career requires ongoing care and focus. In today's work world, it's up to you to take responsibility for nurturing your own career. Using the career laddering process will help you make sure your job continues to meet your needs. more

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Career growth doesn't end when you choose an occupation or take a job. A rewarding career requires ongoing care and focus. In today's work world, it's up to you to take responsibility for nurturing your own career. Using the career laddering process will help you make sure your job continues to meet your needs. more

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Occupational Profile: Unit Clerk http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002854 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11284 Mon, 1 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Unit clerks perform a variety of reception, clerical and administrative tasks at nursing stations on the units or wards of hospitals, continuing care centres, physician's offices and other medical facilities. more

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Unit clerks perform a variety of reception, clerical and administrative tasks at nursing stations on the units or wards of hospitals, continuing care centres, physician's offices and other medical facilities. more

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Featured Video: Job Search http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=14 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11288 Mon, 1 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Looking for a job is something just about everyone does at some point in their life. This video will help you with your job search, whether you are a student looking for your first job, or someone who is considering a new career path. more

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Looking for a job is something just about everyone does at some point in their life. This video will help you with your job search, whether you are a student looking for your first job, or someone who is considering a new career path. more

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Publication: Easy Reading Find a Job http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=12689 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11291 Mon, 1 Dec 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. Follow the stories of four Albertans as they prepare resumes, fill out applications and get ready for interviews. 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. Follow the stories of four Albertans as they prepare resumes, fill out applications and get ready for interviews. more

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Question: How can I find out what it's like to work in a specific occupation? http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11295 Mon, 1 Dec 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: Bridging the Generation Gap at Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=7380 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11153 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Whether you're young or old, it's worth making the effort to understand your co-workers. Figuring out which generation you belong to is a good place to start. more

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Whether you're young or old, it's worth making the effort to understand your co-workers. Figuring out which generation you belong to is a good place to start. more

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Occupational Profile: Marriage and Family Counsellor http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002122 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11157 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Marriage and family counsellors provide counselling to help families, couples and individuals resolve interpersonal difficulties, develop effective and satisfactory relationships and build meaningful support systems. more

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Marriage and family counsellors provide counselling to help families, couples and individuals resolve interpersonal difficulties, develop effective and satisfactory relationships and build meaningful support systems. more

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Featured Video: Where Can I Find Out Which Jobs Are in Demand? http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=5118. http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11160 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find jobs in demand using Labour Market Information, job banks, media and connecting with employers. more

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Find jobs in demand using Labour Market Information, job banks, media and connecting with employers. 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=11163 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 As a parent, you play an important role in supporting your teens as they begin their career and life journeys. This guide was developed to help you support your teens as they begin to explore career options and make decisions about their futures. more

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As a parent, you play an important role in supporting your teens as they begin their career and life journeys. This guide was developed to help you support your teens as they begin to explore career options and make decisions about their futures. more

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Question: What exactly is career planning and how can it help me? http://alis.alberta.ca/ce/cp/cpt/CAREERinsite.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11166 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Career planning involves learning about yourself, gathering information, exploring options, making decisions and taking action. more

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Career planning involves learning about yourself, gathering information, exploring options, making decisions and taking action. more

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Tip Sheet: Finding Work Opportunities http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=12425 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11137 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Finding work opportunities takes some detective work, especially if you're looking for the job that really fits and the work you really desire. more

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Finding work opportunities takes some detective work, especially if you're looking for the job that really fits and the work you really desire. more

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Occupational Profile: Life Skills Coach http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71011097 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11141 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Life skills coaches lead learning groups. They prepare learners to deal effectively with personal issues by guiding them through activities such as self discovery and behaviour identification exercises. more

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Life skills coaches lead learning groups. They prepare learners to deal effectively with personal issues by guiding them through activities such as self discovery and behaviour identification exercises. more

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Featured Video: Job Search http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?vk=14 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11144 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 This video describes ALIS's Online Work Search, job banks, eResume Review Service and Self-Employment Resources. more

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This video describes ALIS's Online Work Search, job banks, eResume Review Service and Self-Employment Resources. more

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Publication: 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=11147 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Advanced Techniques for Work Search will help you identify your skills, update your resume and apply your skills to find a job that's right for you. more

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Advanced Techniques for Work Search will help you identify your skills, update your resume and apply your skills to find a job that's right for you. more

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Question: What do I need to know when writing or updating my resumé? http://alis.alberta.ca/worksearch/resumes.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11150 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Learn about the different types of resume, how to tailor your resume and more. more

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Learn about the different types of resume, how to tailor your resume and more. more

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Tip Sheet: Creating a Balanced Lifestyle http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=98 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=11125 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Lifestyle balance is challenging to maintain, but it pays off in increased energy and better mental and physical health. When your life is in balance, everything you do, including work, is more fulfilling. more

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Lifestyle balance is challenging to maintain, but it pays off in increased energy and better mental and physical health. When your life is in balance, everything you do, including work, is more fulfilling. more

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