ALIS News http://alis.alberta.ca ALIS News alis.alberta.ca en Government of Alberta Sat, 20 Sep 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 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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Tip Sheet: Money Matters: Spending Plan for Students http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=202 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=8925 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 School is starting, you've got some cash stashed in your bank account, what could possibly go wrong? Nothing...or everything. It's really up to you. more

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School is starting, you've got some cash stashed in your bank account, what could possibly go wrong? Nothing...or everything. It's really up to you. more

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Occupational Profile: Credit / Loans Manager http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002383 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10740 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Credit managers gather and analyze financial information about loan applications and business conditions, and approve or reject credit applications. more

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Credit managers gather and analyze financial information about loan applications and business conditions, and approve or reject credit applications. more

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Occupational Video: Credit Manager http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=366 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10743 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Credit managers gather and analyze financial information about loan applications and business conditions, and approve or reject credit applications. more

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Credit managers gather and analyze financial information about loan applications and business conditions, and approve or reject credit applications. more

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Question: How do I apply for student loans? http://alis.alberta.ca/ps/fo/pay/loans-grants.html http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10746 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find out what to do before you apply and how to apply online for student loans. more

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Find out what to do before you apply and how to apply online for student loans. more

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Tip Sheets: Handling People Problems At Work http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=176 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10726 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Good relationships with the people in your workplace can be one of the pleasures of having a job. On the other hand, facing unresolved people problems at work day after day can make you feel like quitting. more

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Good relationships with the people in your workplace can be one of the pleasures of having a job. On the other hand, facing unresolved people problems at work day after day can make you feel like quitting. more

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Occupational Profile: Mediator http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71002611 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10730 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Mediators are neutral third parties who assist people involved in disputes to find mutually acceptable resolutions to their conflicts. more

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Mediators are neutral third parties who assist people involved in disputes to find mutually acceptable resolutions to their conflicts. more

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Publication: Let's Talk: A Guide to Resolving Workplace Conflicts http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=6768 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10734 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 The way we ask questions usually influences the answers we get. It may even determine whether we get an answer at all. This guide contains information on how to handle situations at work, where to go for outside help, how to ask questions, and more. more

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The way we ask questions usually influences the answers we get. It may even determine whether we get an answer at all. This guide contains information on how to handle situations at work, where to go for outside help, how to ask questions, and more. 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=10737 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Find information on employment standards and workplace health and safety. more

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Find information on employment standards and workplace health and safety. more

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Tip Sheet: Apprenticeship in Alberta http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=183 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=7056 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 An apprenticeship training program is a combination of on-the-job training, work experience and technical training in a trade. From day one, apprentices earn a salary for their time on the job. more

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An apprenticeship training program is a combination of on-the-job training, work experience and technical training in a trade. From day one, apprentices earn a salary for their time on the job. more

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Occupational Profile: Parts Technician http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71003097 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10711 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Parts technicians are responsible for warehousing activities such as shipping and receiving, and planning and managing the flow of goods into, within and from organizations. This occupation is an apprenticeship. more

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Parts technicians are responsible for warehousing activities such as shipping and receiving, and planning and managing the flow of goods into, within and from organizations. This occupation is an apprenticeship. more

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Occupational Video: Parts Technician http://alis.alberta.ca/videoplayer/player.aspx?c=Occupation&vk=387 http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/news.html?NK=10715 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0600 Parts technicians are responsible for warehousing activities such as shipping and receiving, and planning and managing the flow of goods into, within and from organizations. more

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Parts technicians are responsible for warehousing activities such as shipping and receiving, and planning and managing the flow of goods into, within and from organizations. more

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