Network Security for Beginners: What It Is, Job Outlooks

Nov 12, 2021 9:16:23 AM

Network security is all about safeguarding computer networks against breaches and threats.

The idea is to keep unauthorized users from wreaking havoc on a business’s networks and the devices linked to them.

That’s a critically important function in today’s world. A secure network is fundamental to the operation of most modern organizations, including banks, insurance companies, retailers, educational institutions, healthcare facilities, and government agencies.

But before you can decide whether to pursue a career in network security, you need some more details about the field.

In this post, we explain what network security encompasses, how it’s in demand, what salaries are like, and how beginners can get started.

Here’s what you need to know.

5 Steps to Become a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP)

Nov 11, 2021 1:48:34 PM

Are you aiming to move goods across borders and conduct business on a global level?

Then going through the process to become a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) may be well worth your while.

The CITP designation is offered by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), the world leader in import/export training and certification.

You don’t need to be certified to begin an international trade career. But earning your CITP credential is an excellent way to validate your knowledge, boost your professional credibility, and stand out from the pack.

So how do you actually become a CITP? What are the steps involved?

Here’s what you need to do.

How to Become an Immigration Case Manager: 5 Key Steps

Nov 10, 2021 10:13:14 AM

Like the idea of helping newcomers settle in Canada? Don’t want to spend years earning a university degree? Then you may want to become an immigration case manager.

Immigration case managers handle the administrative tasks that go along with securing visas, study permits, and other important documents.

They provide invaluable assistance that helps immigration consultants and lawyers manage their caseload and keeps clients’ applications moving forward.

Here’s the best part: The training is relatively short, and no licensing is required. You can be fully job-ready in only 9 months.

So what do you need to do to become an immigration case manager?

Here are 5 steps that can help position you for success.

Meet Marsha: My Experience in the Immigration Case Manager Program

Nov 8, 2021 9:57:02 AM

It was an experience with a thief that sparked Marsha Swaby’s interest in an immigration career.

Once, while she was on a trip outside of Canada, Marsha had her personal documents stolen. Her ID and other important papers were gone, and she had to find her way through the bureaucratic process of getting them back.

That’s when she decided she wanted to help others facing similar problems.

Marsha signed up for Herzing’s Immigration Case Manager program, completed her internship, and landed a job as a legal services associate even before she graduated.

We spoke to Marsha to get her thoughts on the program and how it has shaped her career path.

Here’s what she had to say.

5 Career Paths to Explore After Studying Business Administration

Nov 2, 2021 10:18:53 AM

A lot of people choose to study business administration because it covers such a variety of topics and leads to such a wide range of career paths.

A college program in business administration will teach you how to use office software, manage people and projects, handle basic accounting functions, promote an organization’s products, and more.

It can be excellent training for anyone interested in working in an office, leading a team, or even starting a new company.

But where exactly can a business administration diploma lead you? What specific careers can you pursue right after graduation?

Keep reading for details on 5 potential options.

How to Choose a Good Cybersecurity Diploma for Beginners: 6 Tips

Nov 1, 2021 12:44:37 PM

Few fields are as hot as cybersecurity.

The massive shift to remote work and online services during the pandemic has generated huge demand for IT security experts.

The Government of Canada Job Bank estimates that the country will be short thousands of systems analysts (including security analysts) over the next few years.

And these are high-paying roles, with a median salary of more than $80K.

So you're smart to be thinking about getting into this field.

But if you're completely new to IT, it can be challenging to choose the ideal training program (especially if you want to avoid a 4-year university degree).  What course should you choose?

In this post, we outline the top traits of a quality cybersecurity diploma. A diploma is a good alternative for people seeking comprehensive training that is much shorter than a degree.

Here's what to look for in a good cybersecurity diploma for beginners.

5 Reasons to Start a Career in Cybersecurity in Manitoba

Oct 29, 2021 1:19:13 PM

Keeping information systems secure is a critical job in today’s tech-dependent world.

Cyber criminals continually find new ways to access sensitive information, interrupt business operations, and just generally cause havoc.

Some experts estimate that data breaches will cost businesses more than $5 trillion a year by 2024.

Organizations in Manitoba, across Canada, and around the world desperately need talented cybersecurity pros who can shore up system defenses and stay ahead of the hackers.

Meet Sam and Joseph: Herzing Cup Winners & Future Broadcasting Pros

Oct 28, 2021 12:07:01 PM

Herzing Cup winner Sam Brownell (center) with Career Development Director Caroline Glowatski (left) and Director of Educational Funding Michelle Moncado (right)

Each year, Herzing College hosts a competition among its campuses for the best student presentation.

The national winner gets flown to the College’s annual meeting to share his or her story and receive the Herzing Cup.

What Do Social Workers, CSWs, and PSWs Do?

Oct 28, 2021 11:28:50 AM

If you’re looking for a meaningful role that lets you help people who are struggling, a career as a social worker, community services worker (CSW), or personal support worker (PSW) could be the answer.

All three positions are about making sure vulnerable individuals get the support they need and the respect they deserve.

But what exactly do social workers, CSWs, and PSWS each do? How are the roles different, and how can you know which one would suit you best?

In this post, we explain how all three careers compare in terms of tasks, salaries, outlook, and training requirements.

Network Administrator vs. Network Engineer: What's the Difference?

Oct 27, 2021 10:11:50 AM

It takes the efforts of many different professionals to set computer networks up and keep them operating smoothly and efficiently.

Two of the most common roles are network administrator and network engineer.

But what’s the difference between them?

It gets a bit confusing because the two positions have a lot of overlap. And some companies treat them like one and the same.

However, generally speaking, engineers design and develop networks while administrators maintain and manage them.

This post offers a clear breakdown of the differences in job duties, salaries, training requirements, and more.

Keep reading to see how network administrators and network engineers compare.

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