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Current Career-building resources, tips and tricks, articles, interviews, and much more to help ASET members find their edge in the industry.
What You Need to Know About Networking: Part I
Why Networking is Important to Your Job Search
01, Feb, 2017
In this two-part article, we briefly highlight why you need to network, and how to do it effectively.
New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers
Tips to help you find your next job
10, Jan, 2017
As 2017 begins, we often hear of the many New Year’s resolutions people make. Whether it’s to improve your physical and mental health, change financial habits or focus more on our family and friends, the goal is all the same – to improve their lives.
Keeping up the Job Search during the Holidays
Holiday Opportunities to Help You Find a New Job
20, Dec, 2016
It can be very easy to use the holiday season as an excuse to slow down the job hunt. It is a very festive time, and spending time with your friends and family probably tops your to-do list this time of year. However, we have some information for you regarding why keeping up the job search during the holiday season is important.
A Visual Look at Job Opportunities on the ACC
2016 Statistics for Employer and Job Postings on the ACC
29, Nov, 2016
In May 2016, ASET launched the ASET Career Centre, providing users with an improved platform dedicated to connecting members and employers. Here are some statistics on employers and the jobs they’re posting on the ACC.
Making the Move for a New Job
General considerations when moving to a new city.
15, Nov, 2016
Relocating for a job comes with a variety of considerations. Whether you move because you’ve been presented with your dream job opportunity, or because you’re adjusting to the current economic environment in Alberta, here’s some tips for you to help make that transition a little easier.
Standing Apart on Paper
A Guide to Help You Choose a Resume.
08, Nov, 2016
A look at the different types of resumes, and pros and cons to each.
Nine Job Applicant Mistakes
Things Not To Do When Applying for a Job.
01, Nov, 2016
Some common mistakes applicants make before, during and after a job interview.
Understanding Emerging Job Trends
The Ins and Outs of Job Hopping
24, Oct, 2016
A discussion of pros and cons to job hopping, and employer strategies to keep their most valuable resources.
When Potential Employers Search You Online
Considerations for managing your personal social media.
17, Oct, 2016
We highlight two articles that provide tips on what you need to consider on your social media when applying for jobs.
Helping You Make a Great First Impression
12 Surprising Job Interview Tips
13, Oct, 2016
Forbes.com discusses non-typical job interview tips and advice.
Non-technical Operations for Technology Professionals
HR and Accounting Tips for Entrepreneurs
12, Oct, 2016
A brief look at the areas of HR and accounting when starting your business.
Padding Your Resume
The Value of Volunteering
07, Oct, 2016
Reasons why volunteering helps increase your value as a technology professional.
Preparing Yourself for Self-Employment
Challenges When Starting Your Own Business
06, Oct, 2016
Considerations for entrepreneurs looking to venture out on their own.
Pursuing the Entrepreneurial Life
Starting Your Own Business
06, Oct, 2016
A quick look at what you need to consider when starting your own business.
Bridging the Generation Gap
Working Within a Multigenerational Team
04, Oct, 2016
Tips for all employees to work with multigenerational colleagues.
Meet The Multigenerational Workforce
Understanding the differences between generations
03, Oct, 2016
We highlight the unique personalities and needs of colleagues from different generations.
Using Key Career Marketing Tools to Position Yourself on the Job Market
03, Oct, 2016
Quintessential Careers discusses how job seekers can market themselves to get their desired position.
Adjusting to the Current Economy
07, Sep, 2016
Online Resources for Members Searching for a new Position
How to apply for (and get) a job that you’re overqualified for
29, Aug, 2016
As the competition for available jobs increase in today's economy, Workopolis.com provides tips for applicants who might be overqualified for a position.
Five Ways How Attending an ASET Education Course Supports You as a Professional
How ASET's education courses benefit technology professionals
03, Aug, 2016
Helping you to be a Complete Technology Professional
Understanding the purpose of the Continuing Professional Development program
25, Jul, 2016
How to Get the Applicant Tracking System to Pick Your Resume
05, Jul, 2016
Biginterview.com discusses the use of software applications to screen resumes.
Integrating Foreign-Trained Professionals into your Organization
How employer perspective and strategies for integrating FTPs are changing
13, Jun, 2016
10 Resume Tips for Technology Professionals
21, Apr, 2016
Mashable.com shares Resume Tips specifically for Tech Professionals.
The Top 10 Things Employees Want From Their Job
20, Apr, 2016
Linked in gives Employers tips on engaging their employees.
Secrets to Finding a Job Online
18, Apr, 2016
Forbes.com lists tips for online job searches.
Resume Tips for Technology Professionals
15, Apr, 2016
Monster.com shares resume tips specifically for technology professionals.
National report confirms both present and future are bright for technology professionals in Alberta
Report cites salaries 20 per cent above national average
13, Apr, 2016
The Pros and Cons of Relocating for Work
12, Apr, 2016
Canadian Living discusses considerations for moving cities for a new job.
Navigating Through an Employers’ Market
Learning effective strategies for today's hiring environment
04, Apr, 2016
Introducing the ASET Career Centre
A new job board for technology profesionals launching May 16, 2016.
03, Mar, 2016
ASET is evolving the Alberta Technical Employment Network (ATEN) to a new ASET Career Centre.
Quick learning at your fingertips
10, Feb, 2016
Launch of ASET’s new Online E-Learning Seminars.
The E-learning sessions were designed with your busy schedules in mind, giving you the option to take these short courses anywhere you have an internet connection.
2015 Salary Survey Summary
A brief summary of salaries reported by ASET members.
03, Sep, 2015
IQAS to Provide International Credential Assessments
Expanding Assessments Beyond Certification
01, Sep, 2015
As of August 6, 2015, Alberta's International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) will be providing international credential assessments for immigration purposes.
ASET and New Canadians: Certification as an Entry to the Profession
ASET certification as a pathway into the engineering technology profession
05, Aug, 2015
When one thinks of the C.Tech. and C.E.T. designations, the first things that come to mind are studying, an exam, professional development, and building a career. Rarely do we view certification as a pathway into engineering technology as a profession but that
what ASET represents to thousands of Albertans.
What HR Professionals Have To Say
An inside look from HR professionals who hire technology profesionals
25, Mar, 2015
We talked with different HR executives who gave some quick advice for technology professionals transitioning into a new job:
Managing Expectations at a New Job
Considerations for Technology Professionals
24, Mar, 2015
Tips and strategies for technology professionals transitioning into a new job.
2014 Members' Survey Results
Summary of findings of the 2014 Member Survey.
20, Mar, 2015
In 2014, the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) conducted the 2014 Members’ Web Survey. More than 1,500 ASET Members completed this online survey.
Top 10 Lessons when Working in the Field?
Know what to expect when first working in the field? Check out some valuable lessons here.
11, Sep, 2014
Field work is a fast-paced environment and you must stay cool, calm, and collected when something doesn’t go according to plan/schedule. That’s the best part of field work—it offers a fresh challenge, an ongoing demand, and an even higher reward.
It’s not just a job. It’s a lifestyle
Working in the Field. It’s a lifestyle upon which our members demonstrate and maintain a passion and excitement for.
07, May, 2014
There is an unspoken culture that goes along with working in the field, encompassing a structure that revolves around language, decision-making, behavior, adaptation, and ongoing training. The prospects are high and continue to intensify throughout a professional’s career.
Trans Mountain Procurement & Employment Opportunities
Trans Mountain is committed to providing Project-related employment and business opportunities for Aboriginal, local and regional groups along the Project corridor. Contractors responsible for building the Project will work with Trans Mountain to select sub-contractors, suppliers and other required vendors.