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Advanced Techniques for Work Search

This workbook is designed to help self-directed adults with experience in the workforce or post-secondary education and training improve their work search strategies. Learn to sell your skills in today's competitive job market using portfolios, proposals, cover letters, resumés and curricula vitae. Order your copy today at
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Are you planning on starting your own small business or becoming self-employed sometime in the future?

Tip Sheet


Self-Employment: A Career Option for You?

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.

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Retail Store Manager
Retail store managers plan, organize, direct and control the operations of stores that sell merchandise and services to the public... read more

Video: Retail Store Manager (6:03)



Employee or Contractor? Know the Difference
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 differe... read more



What do I need to know to start my own business?
ALIS has tips, publications and links to help you get your business off the ground... read more

Easy Reading Find a Job

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 resume and cover letter, where to look for a job, how to fill out application forms and how to have a good interview.... read more

Time to Choose...a Post-Secondary Education Program 2014-2015

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.... read more

Career Events

Are you looking for a job in the Edmonton region? Then you'll want to check out Edmonton's upcoming career events and job fairs.... read more