Volunteering in Canada: building experience and your resume.
October 9 | 3:30 - 4:30 pm | Telus 134
Employers look for applicants with a wide range of skills and experience. This session explores how volunteer experiences help to build Canadian experience and why it is important for career development in the Canadian context.
Panel Discussion: From International Student to Employee
November 7 | 5:00 – 7:00 pm | Telus 134
Hear from former international students who are now working in Alberta. They will share their pathway to career success and insights on what current students can do on their own pathway to work in Canada.
Canadian Hiring Practices
December 4 | 3:30 -4:30 pm | Telus 134
This session discusses the culture and system of the Canadian Hiring Practice. For students who are starting their career development in Canada, this session offers advice and practice on getting hired: communication skills, verbal and nonverbal, networking skills, and understanding of how to frame your skill-sets for the different styles of interviews you can expect in many professional settings.
Canadian Workplace Pragmatics: Keeping a Job
January 22 | 3:30 - 4:30 pm | Telus 134
Once you have a job, it is important to see and understand the cultural patterns of the workplace to keep your position. We will discuss communication pragmatics including making a request, or an apology, cultural ideas around conflict and conflict resolution; roles and expectations. This is a highly interactive session, you are expected to interact personally with the material.
Conflict styles and resolution in the Canadian Context
February 12 | 3:30 - 4:30 pm | Telus 134
Part of maintaining employment is knowing how to navigate different conflicts and how to resolve those conflicts. This session focuses on conflict and resolution within the Canadian workplace context.
Searching for Work: Understand NOC codes
February 26 | 3:30 – 4:30 pm | Telus 134
This session hosted by Government of Alberta: "Learning Clicks" provides information on how to use the tools provided through the ALIS (Career, Learning and Employment Information for Albertans) and how to connect your job search with the NOC codes. Bring a laptop, tablet or smartphone to this session.