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


How do you look for employment?
  • Search online
  • Call potential employers
  • Network
  • Read newspapers
  • Visit Alberta Works Centres
  • All of the above

Tip Sheet


Workplace Essential Skills
As an employer, you know the success of your business is tied to how well your employees can do their jobs; but some may lack the basic skills needed to succeed. Providing essential s... read more



Airline Pilot
Airline pilots fly aircraft transporting passengers, cargo and mail. With the exception of some small aircraft, a captain and firs... read more

Video: Airline Pilot (5:47)



Training for Work
Training for Work offers creative alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting. Take advantage of opportunities that will maximize your training options and consider how mentoring,... read more



Are there resources to help me find out what I would be good at?
If you are unsure of what you want to do with your career, CAREERinsite can help. Take one of the quizzes to see where your interests overlap with your skills... read more

New Transfer Alberta App for Your iPhone or Android Devices

Information about admissions, transfer and educational opportunities in Alberta is now at your fingertips.... 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