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MyWorkQuest Youth Employment Website

MyWorkQuest Youth Employment Website

It's natural to have questions but it's not always easy to get the information you need or find answers you can trust. Getting that first job and launching your career can be intimidating. MyWorkQuest can help. It's a mobile-friendly question-and-answer website that will help you make the most of your work search and connect you to valuable career advice.

Weekly Features


Do you know anyone who's just starting on their career or looking for their first job?
  • Hey, that's me!
  • I have a friend who's in that situation.
  • Someone in my family is in that situation.
  • I have a student or client who's in that situation.
  • I have a friend or colleague who knows someone in that situation.
  • Nope, can't think of anyone in that situation.

Tip Sheet


Filling Out Employment Application Forms
A job application form is the screening tool many employers use to decide who they will interview. How you fill out the form can influence whether or not you eventually get hired. In... read more



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Assessing You: The First Step in Career Planning
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 skil... read more



I'm looking for a job. How can I find out who is hiring?
Search multiple job banks and postings by checking out the ALIS Job Postings section... read more

Student Loan Repayment Webinars

Student Aid Alberta is encouraging students to participate by checking out several online resources on read more

Easy Reading Employment Law Protects Workers Now Available

The latest Easy Reading Employment Law Protects Workers is now available. It includes information on employment standards including the new minimum wage as of Oct. 1.... read more

Time to Choose...A Post-Secondary Education Program

Did you recently graduate from high school? Thinking about continuing your education? The newly updated Time to Choose will help you pick an Alberta post-secondary program that meets your career goals.... read more

Learning Clicks

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

Looking for Work?

Whether you're a new job seeker or hoping to make a career change, ALIS has the resources to help. Check out the Work Search Basics or Advanced Techniques for Work publications for the information you need in your job hunt.... read more

Easy Reading Training for Work

Easy Reading Training for Work, a new publication, contains information on training that will help Albertans with low literacy skills succeed in the labour market.... read more