Attract – Other Resources

Attract – Other Resources

Business Services

Alberta First – Community Profiles
Profiles of member communities provide important business, economic and lifestyle information. Employers recruiting outside their community can direct candidates to this site for more information about the local area.

ALIS Tips for Employers
Useful tip sheets on many topics of interest to employers to help inform, attract, develop and retain staff.

Job Bank
Advertise vacant positions across Canada.



Alberta Moves Forward in Recognizing Foreign-earned Qualifications
Alberta has made significant progress on recognizing foreign-earned qualifications in the last two years, using new tools developed with professional organizations and helping newcomers start their credential recognition process before arriving in Alberta.

Alberta’s Immigrant Nominee Program
Employers unable to fill positions with Canadian residents can apply for approval to recruit foreign candidates through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. Learn more about the immigration process and download application forms on this site.

Alberta’s Official Immigration Website
Information, education and guidance to interested Alberta employers as well as foreign workers and prospective workers in the process of attraction, recruitment and retention of foreign workers.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)
Canada’s official source of immigration and citizenship information.

Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers
Learn information, regulations and processes required to bring temporary foreign workers to Alberta. Several government departments are involved in the process and it is important to understand the different roles of federal and provincial governments in the application and regulatory process.

Skilled Workers and Professionals
All the information and forms you need to apply as a federal skilled worker are here.


Inclusive Workplaces

Aboriginal Workforce Participation Initiative
The Aboriginal Workforce Participation Initiative facilitates the equitable participation of Aboriginal peoples in the Canadian workforce through enhancing awareness, capacity and partnerships between Aboriginal peoples and all sectors of the economy. This site provides an employer checklist as well as a toolkit to assist employers with maximizing the potential of Aboriginal workers.

Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission
The Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission provides information and education programs to help employers build respectful and inclusive workplaces. Access information on topics such as developing and implementing an effective harassment and sexual harassment prevention policy, acceptable pre-employment inquiries, duty to accommodate, the complaint process, and much more.

Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work website provides leadership in programs and services for people with disabilities, and businesses committed to equity and inclusion.

Disability Related Employment Supports (DRES)
Disability Related Employment Supports (DRES) helps adult Albertans with disabilities address barriers that may prevent them from being successful in the workplace or at school. DRES can provide supports such as a job coach, job mediator, mentor or workplace modifications to assist employees with disabilities.

Increasing the Talent Toolkit
This innovative online toolkit helps companies and communities understand and address attraction, retention and workforce retention challenges, particularly in “hard- to-recruit” locations.

Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities
The Opportunities Fund supports innovative activities that will assist persons with disabilities to prepare for and obtain employment, and to develop the skills necessary to maintain that new employment. Employers can learn more about developing a project proposal to promote employability of persons with disabilities in their community.

WORKink is Canada’s largest online resource centre for job seekers with disabilities. Employers can access resources, articles, tools and information to help create an inclusive workplace, or post jobs and review resumes from qualified candidates with disabilities on Divers.I.T.Ink – Canada’s largest online diversity recruitment tool.



Aboriginal Human Resource Development Council of Canada
Employers can post jobs to an exclusive national job board to connect directly with Aboriginal talent looking for work. This site also provides access to information about the Aboriginal Trades and Apprenticeship Project.

CAF-FCA Employer Toolkit
The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum-Forum canadien sur l'apprentissage (CAF-FCA) is excited to announce the launch of the CAF-FCA Employer Toolkit that will help employers learn tips on how to recruit and retain apprentices. It’s never been so easy!

Employer Connections
Employers can apply to local Alberta Works offices to hold information and recruitment sessions free-of-charge. Meet job-seekers and career changers face-to-face.


Working in Alberta

Temporary Foreign Workers in Alberta
This section of the website contain links and information for people living outside Canada who are interested in coming to Alberta as Temporary Foreign Workers, and for employers who may be interested in hiring Temporary Foreign Workers from abroad.

Modified: 2011-01-04
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