What’s in choosing a name? A lot of thoughtful consideration, actually, reminiscent of the process of naming one’s first baby! We insisted the name of this new member of ERIEC’s family must have meaning, represent who we are, and reflect our enthusiasm for the great achievements we anticipate, involving the internationally-trained and Canadian professionals, employers, and others in the Edmonton area who are the beneficiaries of the mentorship programs ERIEC is known for.
So we named our blog after ERIEC’s logo: it’s a wave. Certainly, its shape is could be interpreted as an ‘e’ for ERIEC, but for us it is a symbol of all we hope this blog will be:
Internationally-trained professionals continually arrive in the Edmonton, like waves lapping up on the shore, seeking a prosperous future for themselves and their families, a place to call home in our neighbourhoods and a role in our marketplace where they can contribute value, innovation and fresh perspectives. We want to harness the energy of these waves by optimizing employment for residents in the Edmonton region from any background. We would all benefit from the resulting growth of our individual, business and community wealth.
So return here regularly, to ‘The Wave’ and be at the ‘crest’ of what’s happening in Edmonton’s immigrant employment scene!