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Important AWES Survey: Guided Pathways Integrating Essential Skills

RELEASE: November 30, 2019 We need your support! Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) has released a national survey to gather information on the career development sector. Your responses to the AWES survey will help develop a customized curriculum to ensure the training is specific to the sector’s needs. The survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes…

Helping Job Seekers Thrive Through the Holidays

By Maureen McCann. Don’t rest, ye merry gentlemen and ladies! With the holiday season rapidly approaching, many job seekers buy into the misbelief that now is the time to put their job search on hold. But should they? “There is a myth that companies don’t hire at all. The truth is that employers hire all…

Helping Clients Overcome F.E.A.R.

By Andrew Chalmers. This post is dedicated to my Dad who, many moons ago, gave me some great advice. Since then, I have told many clients the same thing he told me. On one of our many walks he said, “If you have an ambition in life, take 5 to 10 minutes a day to work…

6 Tips for Effectively Managing a Small Business with AI

By Kamy Anderson, guest contributor. Artificial intelligence is everywhere. A recent global consumer survey has shown that while 33% of consumers think they use AI tech, the actual number is much higher. Currently, around 77% of people use popular AI-enabled devices and services whether they’re aware of that or not. The same goes for businesses. Modern-day…

This Canada Career Month, Let’s Talk About Career Growth and Meaning

By Lori Jazvac. Every November during Canada Career Month, we celebrate the importance of helping jobseekers access meaningful work. We are reminded how career development enables growth, purpose, and builds stronger communities. Work impacts every aspect of our lives. As career professionals, we are motivated to provide our clients with high-level expertise and innovative career…

Commemorate Remembrance Day

The poppy is the symbol of Remembrance Day. On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we observe two minutes of silence for the members of our armed forces who died in service to Canada. November 11, 2019. 11:00 am.