Meet Tazeen: Doctor, Aspiring OHS Pro, and Herzing Cup Winner

Mar 28, 2024 9:09:15 AM

Tazeen Amir (middle) receiving the Herzing Cup from founder Henry Herzing (left) and COO Frank Cianciaruso (right)

Communication skills are on virtually every employer’s most-wanted list. So here at Herzing, we established the Herzing Cup as a way to recognize the outstanding communication skills of our students. Each year, the cup is awarded to the student who delivers the best oral presentation.

This year’s winner is Tazeen Amir, a doctor from Pakistan who is about to complete Herzing’s occupational health and safety program.

We connected with Tazeen to learn more about her fascinating background, her thoughts on the award, and her overall experience at Herzing. Here’s her story.

Breaking Into the Gaming Industry: Guide for 3D Animators

Mar 26, 2024 11:37:28 AM

Gaming is a multi-billion-dollar industry that relies on talented 3D animators to bring characters and worlds to life. But getting started in this field is not always easy. You need a strategic approach.

In this post, we provide valuable insights and actionable advice for 3D animators looking to launch a career in gaming. We offer expert tips on understanding the industry landscape, building a compelling portfolio, networking effectively, and standing out in job applications.

Ready to learn how to get into the video game industry? Let’s get started.

The Rise of Telehealth: Impact on Medical Office Administrators

Mar 21, 2024 1:11:39 PM

Over the past few years, telehealth has emerged as a powerful tool for delivering care. This shift toward virtual consultations has demonstrably improved patient access, convenience, and overall satisfaction. However, the rise of telehealth also presents new realities for medical office administrators and assistants (MOAs).

In this post, we delve into the growing influence of telehealth and explore its impact on MOA roles and responsibilities. We examine the evolving skillsets required for success in this dynamic environment and offer strategies to help you navigate the changing healthcare landscape.

Meet Zouhir: How the Computer Networking Program Got Me on the Right Path

Mar 18, 2024 2:15:31 PM

Zouhir Kherroubi had years of experience with information technology firms in his native Algeria. But he quickly discovered that he needed further training to get where he wanted to go in the Canadian labour market.

The hands-on computer networking technology program at Herzing matched his ambitions perfectly. He graduated in November 2022 and is now a Senior Analyst at a global IT consulting company.

We connected with Zouhir this week to get his thoughts on the training and how it shaped his career path. Read on for his story.

Meet Daniel: Business Guru, IT Expert, and Instructor of the Year

Mar 13, 2024 12:16:46 PM

Daniel Dubreuil has made a career out of combining his passions for sales, technology, and teaching. An award-winning salesman, he embraced the power of computers early on and has shared his experience and expertise with hundreds of students over the years.

He has been teaching at Herzing for 25 years and was recently recognized as our Instructor of the Year—the third time he has received that honour!

We spoke with Daniel recently to learn more about his fascinating career journey. Here are the highlights of that conversation.

Transforming Spaces: The Role of Technology in Interior Design

Mar 5, 2024 10:24:56 AM

The interior design industry is constantly changing and evolving. Every year brings a fresh crop of trends—some are just passing fads, while others completely alter the way we think about creating spaces.

Are you just beginning your interior design training? This is a very exciting time to enter the industry. There is so much new technology and innovation in design…the field is almost unrecognizable from what it was just a few years ago.

And that brings us to the topic of this post: the intersection of interior design and technology. Keep reading to explore the digital tools and trends that are reshaping the way interior spaces are conceived, designed, and experienced.

Ultimate Guide to Careers in Community Services and Support

Mar 1, 2024 9:00:00 AM

Community services and support workers (CSWs) play a very important role in society.

They work directly with vulnerable people who need immediate support, including at-risk youth, survivors of domestic abuse, refugees, and people suffering from addiction and mental health issues.

CSWs connect people with resources, provide counselling, and arrange treatment programs depending on each person's needs.

It can be an incredibly rewarding career path for anyone looking to work with others and help address social issues. Without the support of community service workers, many at-risk people would have nowhere to turn for help. CSWs make a real difference in the community.

In this post, we'll show you eight examples of community services career paths along with descriptions of each position. These are the jobs our own CSW graduates are often hired to fill.

Career Paths in Software Development: Diverse Opportunities

Feb 28, 2024 2:27:14 PM

A career in software development can take a lot of different forms. You can focus on web development, mobile apps, embedded systems, and more.

Virtually every industry needs software solutions, and the impact your work can have is enormous.

So what specific options are there, and what are the essential skills you need to pursue them?

In this blog, we explore the wide range of career opportunities within the software development sector. Discover the most important programming languages, frameworks, and technologies to focus on. Plus, get the latest details on job prospects and industry trends.

Non-Traditional Career Paths in Sustainability

Feb 13, 2024 9:37:18 AM

If you’re concerned about the planet but want a career outside of environmental sciences and engineering, you’re in luck.

Many people think of green jobs as those that are directly linked to preserving natural resources or fighting climate change, like ecologist and solar engineer. But the truth is that there are all kinds of non-STEM careers that support environmental well-being.

In this blog, we explore six non-traditional career paths in sustainability you might want to consider. See how they contribute to a cleaner, greener world and learn about the challenges and rewards go along with them.

How to Make a Portfolio for Broadcasting & Media

Feb 6, 2024 2:35:55 PM

Getting hired in the broadcasting industry requires more than just a conventional resume. You need to showcase your skills through a compelling demo reel and carefully selected work samples. In other words: a portfolio.

But how do you make a broadcasting portfolio that resonates with employers and gets you the job you want?

To find out, we turned to Bev Edmondson, a veteran of the broadcasting industry with more than 25 years of experience. She also happens to teach the Broadcasting and Media Communications program here at Herzing.

Read on for expert advice on how to make yourself stand out to potential employers.

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