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A Guide for Midlife Career Moves

Publisher: Alberta Human Services
Format: Publication, 44 pages

Take stock of your skills, interests, finances and work options so you can make a successful midlife career transition.

Intended Audience: Older Workers 45+, Workers

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A Guide to Managing an Aging Workforce

Publisher: Alberta Labour
Series: HR Series for Employers
Format: Publication, 44 pages

Albertans are working longer due to better health and delayed retirement. Discover why older staff members make great employees and how to keep people of any age safe and healthy on the job.

Intended Audience: Employers/Mgrs./Supvrs.

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Adult Back to School Planner

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Series: Planning Series
Format: Publication, 56 pages

Build a better future by going back to school. Check out these tips on how to cope with change, plan for school, take care of your kids, budget your money, get your homework done and maintain some life balance.

Intended Audience: Job Seekers, Newcomers, Workers

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Advanced Techniques for Work Search

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Format: Publication, 96 pages

You have the work experience or post-secondary training. Now it's time to find a new career. Learn the latest on resumés, cover letters, networking and Internet job-hunting.

Intended Audience: Job Seekers

Maximum Order Quantity: 100

An Employer's Guide to Employment Rules

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Series: HR Series for Employers
Format: Publication, 49 pages

Educate yourself on the latest federal and provincial legislation with this concise guide to employment standards, human rights, workplace health and safety and more.

Intended Audience: Employers/Mgrs./Supvrs.

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Apprenticeship and Industry Training

Publisher: Alberta Advanced Education
Format: Brochure

This brochure provides information about Alberta apprenticeship and industry training programs, and how to become an Alberta-certified journeyperson. This brochure includes a listing of Alberta's designated trades and related information.

Intended Audience: Teachers/Counsellors, Employers/Mgrs./Supvrs.

Assessing You: The First Step in Career Planning

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Format: Publication, 60 pages

What skills and assets do you have for the job market? What skills and assets do employers want? Find out how to identify your strengths and package them for today's world of work.

Intended Audience: Teachers/Counsellors, Job Seekers, Youth

Maximum Order Quantity: 100

Bienvenue en Alberta : Information pour les nouveaux arrivants

Éditeur : Alberta Community and Social Services (ministère des Services sociaux et communautaires de l'Alberta)
Format : fichier PDF, 92 pages

Ce guide à l'intention des nouveaux arrivants en Alberta fournit des renseignements sur l'établissement, le travail et la vie dans la province.

Intended Audience: Newcomers

Maximum Order Quantity: 50

Career Coaching Your Teens: A Guide for Parents

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Format: Publication, 28 pages

Help your teen make good career choices. This guide offers practical ideas and resources to help parents support teens exploring career options.

Intended Audience: Teachers/Counsellors, Parents

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Career Planner: Choosing an Occupation

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Series: Planning Series
Format: Publication, 84 pages

Trying to decide on an occupation? This workbook is full of exercises and tips to help you find the career that best suits you.

Intended Audience: Teachers/Counsellors, Job Seekers, Youth

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Change and Transitions: The Path From A to B

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Format: Publication, 36 pages

Change the way you look at change. Explore the opportunities, stresses and transitions that change brings through these examples, exercises and strategies.

Intended Audience: Job Seekers, Workers

Maximum Order Quantity: 100

Creating a New Future: The Job-Loss Workbook

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Format: Publication, 64 pages

Are you suddenly without work? This workbook can guide you through your response to job loss, severance negotiations, financial planning, retraining and work options with exercises, examples and practical information.

Intended Audience: Job Seekers

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Easy Reading Be Safe at Work

Publisher: Community and Social Services 
Series: Easy Reading work-related guides
Format: Publication, 4 pages

Discover Alberta's workplace health and safety rules in easy-to-read English. Includes personal stories, labelled safety diagrams, hazard descriptions and a WHMIS explanation. Teaching notes available.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners, Teachers/Counsellors, Employers/Mgrs./Supvrs., Low Literacy, Newcomers, Workers

Maximum Order Quantity: 100
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Easy Reading Find a Job

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Series: Easy Reading work-related guides
Format: Publication, 80 pages

Easy Reading Find a Job, developed for Albertans with low literacy skills, covers important topics such as: how to write a resumé and cover letter, where to look for a job, and how to have a good interview.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners, Teachers/Counsellors, Job Seekers, Low Literacy, Newcomers

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Easy Reading Job Profiles

Publisher: Community and Social Services
Series: Easy Reading Career Planning Series
Format: Publication

Twenty-three occupational profiles are available in easy-to-read English. Each profile includes personal stories, an online dictionary and information on wages, requirements and working conditions.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners, Teachers/Counsellors, Low Literacy, Newcomers

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Easy Reading Job Profiles: Help for Career Advisors

Publisher: Community and Social Services
Series: Easy Reading Career Planning Series
Format: Publication

Support low-literacy clients as they plan their careers. This guide offers tips on using Easy Reading Job Profiles as well as reference charts and information on occupational clusters.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners, Teachers/Counsellors, Low Literacy

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Easy Reading Keep Your Job

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Series: Easy Reading work-related guides
Format: Publication, 56 pages

This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills keep their job. Easy Reading Keep Your Job covers important topics such as: what employers want, building good work skills and attitudes, workplace rights and responsibilities and making sure their job is a good fit. Readers are encouraged to contact their career advisor or tutor for help when using this book.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners, Teachers/Counsellors, Low Literacy, Newcomers

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Easy Reading Training for Work

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Series: Easy Reading work-related guides
Format: Publication, 76 pages

This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills get the training they need to succeed in the labour market. Easy Reading Training for Work contains information on alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting such as mentoring, volunteering, self-study, short-term courses and on-the-job training to help boost employability. This publication also explores different learning styles, advantages and disadvantages of various training options, and where to look for training opportunities.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners, Teachers/Counsellors, Low Literacy, Newcomers

Maximum Order Quantity: 100
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Easy Reading Work and You - Book 1: Make Some Job Choices

Publisher: Community and Social Services
Series: Easy Reading Career Planning Series
Format: Publication, 88 pages

Step 1: Make some job choices. This easy-to-read workbook will show how your interests and needs will lead you to the right job in Work and You Book 2.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners, Teachers/Counsellors, Low Literacy, Newcomers

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Easy Reading Work and You - Book 2: Decide on a Job

Publisher: Alberta Community and Social Services
Series: Easy Reading Career Planning Series
Format: Publication, 64 pages

Step 2: Decide on the right job. Make sure the job options you chose in Work and You Book 1 will fit your life. Learn how to research these jobs, compare them and choose the right one for you.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners, Teachers/Counsellors, Job Seekers, Low Literacy, Newcomers

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