Now that you have arrived in Alberta and are settling in, you will either have started your new job, or be looking for the right one! Here are some resources to help you succeed.
Resources to help you succeed in working in Alberta
There are a number of organizations that can help you find work and build your career in Alberta.
- Settlement agencies offer services to newcomers, including help with finding a job.
- The Alberta Learning Information Service website is full of publications, tip sheets and links related to employment, education and training in Alberta.
Alberta Works and Alberta Supports Centres provide employment programs and services across Alberta. This includes job fairs, workshops, information sessions, and labour market information.
Give yourself the best chance at success by completing the steps to finding a job!
You have legal rights and responsibilities as a worker.
- Workers’ rights and responsibilities protect you in your workplace:
- Employment Standards are the rules about hours of work, pay, holidays and other benefits.
- Occupational Health and Safety laws help keep you safe at work.
- You may be eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) if your work ends. EI is temporary financial assistance for unemployed Canadians who have lost their job through no fault of their own. It supports them while they look for work or upgrade their skills.
Getting to know people in your area of work can help you succeed. The following mentorship programs can connect you with someone working in your profession. They help you understand what you need to get a job and advance in your occupation.
- Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC)
- Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC)
For more help with settling into Alberta, find a nearby immigrant-serving agency.
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Date Updated: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 04:16:12