Government of Alberta
Special Announcement

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 alis.alberta.ca/publications.
Weekly Features

Poll

How do you find job leads?
  • Search job sites online
  • Look at job ads in newspapers
  • Ask friends and family if they know of any job openings
  • Visit or contact employers
  • Look for help wanted signs
  • Combination of above

Tip Sheet

 

Job Loss 1: First Things First
Dealing with job loss is one of the most stressful things a person can face. When you’ve just been laid off, making decisions is likely the last thing you feel like doing. All the sam... read more

Occupation

 

Musical Instrument Repair Technician
Musical instrument repair technicians maintain and repair musical instruments such as pianos, pipe organs, band instruments, violi... read more

Video: Musical Instrument Repair Technician (5:40)

Publication

 

A Guide for Midlife Career Moves
This guide is about career planning and looking for work in midlife. Take stock of your skills, interests, finances and work options so you can make a successful midlife career transition. read more

FAQs

 

I just got laid off. How do I apply for EI?
Find links to information about Alberta employment regulations, legislation and standards and how you can apply for EI online... 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.
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September 2014 ALIS eNewsletter

Check out the latest eNewsletter. Discover emerging occupations, what’s hot off the press and how to refine your searches on OCCinfo! Also read about the publications, “Training for Work”, “Time to Choose”, and more.

Subscribe and get the next issue emailed to you.... 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

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