Networking Opportunities and Information Resources in Calgary
- Katalyst Careers – http://www.katalystdm.com/about-us/careers/
- Add Indeed – https://ca.indeed.com/
- Add Workopolis – https://www.workopolis.com/jobsearch/jobs-in-calgary-alberta
- Add Monster – https://www.monster.ca/
- www.momentum.org/home – offers skill-building, money management, and small business information and assistance, including micro-loans.
- www.smallbusiness.alberta.ca/ – Alberta Small Business Resources is a directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs.
- alis.alberta.ca/RocketFuel/ free courses on the entrepreneurial processRocket Fuel for Your Biz is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the entrepreneurial process through video, business case studies in an on-line, self-paced learning environment.
- businesslink.ca/ – small business resources
Job Search (Resume reviews, career coaching, skills training, self employment, and temp employment):
- alis.alberta.ca/index.html – resume review, job market and occupation information, education information, career information,
- Dealing with job loss: alis.alberta.ca/ec/ws/jsr/jobloss.html
- We Employ – Employment and Volunteering opportunities
- Talent Pool Alberta
- Option 45 runs every Tuesday from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., Kerby Center www.kerbycentre.com/events/categories/options45/ $2.00 at the door, parking is free. Also offers networking on Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Library
Free courses/skills upgrade:
- See the link to the Calgary Economic Development’s Re-Engage series. Prior workshop presentations are archived plus information on upcoming workshops. www.calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com/workforce-management/labour-attraction/workshops
- Calgary Public Library:
- Career & Small Business Event at CPL: events.calgarypubliclibrary.com/?ad=s&dt=s&lc=s&pt=s002&pg=1
- The Central Library also offers career resources orientations – These 90-minute orientations to our electronic and print career resources will enhance your job search and career development. Individuals can join a group by calling 403.260.2674. Currently, orientations are offered only at Central Library. Groups fill out a form on line.
- See Laid Off Calgary – Facebook group for connections
- InformAlberta: informalberta.ca – connection to range of resources/financial support/community resources
- ALIS – Alberta Learning Information Services
- Positive Stories from Calgarians amidst the economic downturn: www.inittogether.ca/
- Free download: “Creating a New Future; the Job Loss Workbook”:
- Ted Talks: www.levo.com/articles/career-advice/5-inspiring-tedx-talks-every-job-seeker-needs-to-watch
- 7 Talks to Help you Find the Right Job: www.ted.com/playlists/220/7_talks_to_help_you_find_the_r
- Networking: ed.ted.com/lessons/networking-for-the-networking-averse-lisa-green-chau