Government of Alberta
Special Announcement


Easy Reading Work and You – Book 1: Make Some Job Choices helps adults with low literacy discover jobs they may be interested in by guiding them through a brief self-assessment of their skills and interests. It’s the first publication in the Easy Reading career-planning series. Readers are encouraged to contact their career advisor or tutor for help when using this book.

Weekly Features


When thinking about your career, what is most important to you?
  • My interests
  • My abilities
  • My skills
  • Working conditions
  • My dreams and aspirations
  • All of the above

Tip Sheet


Finding Work Opportunities
Finding work opportunities takes some detective work, especially if you’re looking for a job that fits your skills, accomplishments and preferences. There are a number of different a... read more



Land Agent
Land agents negotiate and acquire interests in land for rights of way for well sites, pipelines, powerlines, coal mines, roadways ... read more

Video: Land Agent (5:31)



Advanced Techniques for Work Search
You probably already have some ideas about potential employers you might like to work for. Research will help you gather more information about these and other employers, generate leads and targe... read more



How do I become better informed to make the best choice for my desired lifestyle, work experience and family situation?
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 to do, there may be a variety of work options to choose from... read more

Manage Your Social Media Identity

Check out this updated tip on managing your social media identity. You can use social media to find job opportunities. But make sure your social media accounts are working for you and not discouraging potential employers.... read more

Workplace Essential Skills

This new tip helps connect employers with the resources they need to get essential skills training for their workforce.... read more

Career Laddering: Making Positive Moves

If you are considering a career change or simply want a new job, use the recently updated tip Career Laddering: Making Positive Moves to help you get a leg up.... read more

Finding Work Opportunities

The Finding Work Opportunities updated tip will guide you through proven strategies to find work opportunities.... read more

Get the Most Out of Career Fairs

Whether you're planning a career change or looking for a job, a career fair is the perfect place to get started. You can meet with potential employers to learn about their current job openings and their hiring priorities. To do your best at a career fair, check out Get the Most Out of Career Fairs. This new tip will help you prepare for, as well as find career fairs that might interest you.... read more

January 2015 ALIS eNewsletter

Check out the latest eNewsletter. Explore CAREERinsite and discover quizzes and exercises to help you start planning your career, find out what's hot off the press and check out Alberta Work Search Online! Also read about the publications, "Succession Planning," "What Works", and more.
Subscribe and get the next issue emailed to you.... read more