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Operating a businessLabour and employment

Resources to help you hire and keep employees.

Hire and retain employees

provincial level resource Attracting and keeping employees PDF, 651kb

Information about attracting and keeping employees in Alberta.

provincial level resource Available labour

Links to help find available labour sources.

provincial level resource Employee orientation tips

What to include in an employee's orientation process.

provincial level resource Employing a diverse workforce

Learn how to create and engage a highly motivated and diverse workforce.

provincial level resource Building and educating tomorrow's workforce

Read the Alberta government’s 10-year labour force strategy.

federal level resource Métis employment services for businesses

Explore how Métis employment programs support businesses providing work experience and on-the-job training.

Bringing foreign workers to Alberta

provincial level resource Bringing foreign workers to Alberta

An overview of bringing foreign workers to Alberta.

provincial level resource Alberta immigrant nominee program

Information about the Alberta immigrant nominee program. 

provincial level resource About Alberta employment and immigration

Find information, education and guidance that help Alberta employers attract, recruit and retain foreign workers.

federal level resource Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has information for employers who recruit foreign workers, resources for people who would like to immigrate to or work in Canada, and information and advice to help newcomers after they arrive.

federal level resource Canada's temporary foreign worker program

Read federal requirements for hiring temporary foreign workers.

provincial level resource Videos about immigrating to Alberta

Watch videos about immigrating to Alberta.

provincial level resource Skilled worker self-assessment

Find out if your business - and your potential employee from outside Canada - meet Skilled Worker Category criteria.

federal level resource Hiring a temporary foreign worker

What businesses should do while their foreign worker’s application for a work permit is being processed.

Employment standards

provincial level resource Employment standards in Alberta

Find information about employment standards in Alberta.

provincial level resource Employment standards fact sheets

Fact sheets to help employers learn about rights and obligations under the Alberta Employment Standards Code.

provincial level resource Employer toolkit

Tool kit for Alberta employers.

provincial level resource Employment standards videos

Find information about complying with employment standards in Alberta.

provincial level resource Employment standards FAQ

Read answers to frequently asked questions about employment standards in Alberta.