Calgary employment services
Employment services help unemployed Albertans in the Calgary area explore their career and training options and find jobs.
Employment and training services provide unemployed Albertans in the Calgary region with the support they need to find new jobs and be successful in their job search. The region extends from Banff to Strathmore, and from Crossfield to Claresholm.
Employment, training and career services directory
The directory lists employment and training programs are offered through an extensive network of community organizations, non-profit agencies, colleges, private schools, businesses and employer organizations, and include:
- short-term training and skills development
- career counselling and academic upgrading
- resume, cover letter and interview preparation
- services for persons with disabilities
Additional training for work programs are available from Alberta Labour at https://work.alberta.ca/skills/training-for-work.html.
Employment bulletin, career fairs and events
The bulletin lists upcoming career fairs and events in Calgary and surrounding areas. Information is updated every Friday.
When attending career fairs, job seekers should bring copies of their resume and be prepared to be interviewed on site. For specific information about preparing for an interview or developing a resume, stop by your local Alberta Supports office (call 1‑877‑644‑9992 to find your closest one) or visit the Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS).
Career and employment workshops
Workshops are offered during the day, evening and weekends. You must pre-register for workshops.
Attendees must have intermediate written and spoken English language skills to participate in discussions and interactive exercises. Workshops are no-cost.
Career planning workshops
Work search workshops
- Work Search 2.0 (2 days)
- Resume Writing (2 days)
- Advanced Resume Writing (Half day)
- Interviewing Skills (2 days)
- Advanced LinkedIn Profile Writing (Half day)
Self- Employment workshops
Information for service providers
Contracting with us in Calgary
Contracting opportunities and Requests for Proposals are advertised on Alberta Purchasing Connection, the electronic tendering service used by the Ministry.
Calgary labour market information
Quarterly labour market reports
Quarterly labour market reports provide labour market trends and community and industry profiles for job seekers and employers in Calgary and area.
Bi-annual labour market forecasts
Bi-annual labour market reports provide a short term forecast of economic growth, employment demand, occupation supply and occupation needs and shortages in Calgary and area.
Special reports provide labour market insights on special topics. Information is collected from surveys of employers in Calgary and area.
Regional Support Services, CEIS, in Calgary: 403-297-4491.
For archived labour market reports, please contact email@example.com.