Architect Versus Architectural Drafter: What’s the Big Difference?

Sep 21, 2020 11:30:17 AM

Architects design structures for residential, commercial, and industrial use. Architectural drafters create the construction drawings needed to bring those new buildings to life. 

But, sometimes drafters also consult with clients and develop design concepts. And sometimes architects do their own construction drawings.  

So what is the big difference between an architect and an architectural drafter (also known as a CAD technician)? 

Should You Take Business Training? Advice From Our Admissions Expert

Sep 18, 2020 10:56:12 AM

Herzing College Senior Admissions Advisor, Alex Wells at his home office in Ottawa

Alex Wells has been working in college admissions for over 20 years. A Psychology major with decades of experience in student advising, Alex has deep expertise in helping people choose careers. 

Very often, he meets with students who are interested in business training. His job is to figure out if business is the right choice, based on the individual’s career goals, natural talents, and overall personality. 

Alex takes the time to really get to know each candidate. This process is key, because the student’s time, money, and future are riding on this decision. 

Une carrière en dessin assisté par ordinateur (DAO) ? 5 points à prendre en considération

Sep 17, 2020 12:18:46 PM

Vous êtes douée pour la conception de plan ou de croquis sur ordinateur, la retouche d’image, ou avez de l’intérêt pour tout ce qui est croquis ou dessin sur ordinateur ?

Si votre talent est déjà avéré ou que vous ressentiez une véritable attirance pour le domaine du dessin sur ordinateur, une expérience professionnelle dans ce domaine pourrait être la continuation naturelle de vos projets.

Becoming a Network Technician: 7 Skills That Will Get You Hired

Sep 16, 2020 3:04:37 PM

Today's network technicians have a lot on their plates. From security issues and optimization, to Internet of Things (IoT) challenges, and new cloud technology.

Never have our computer networks been more complex—and never have they faced so many threats.

But on the plus side, all of that complexity is creating record-high demand for skilled network technicians. There are so many opportunities out there for well-trained technicians and administrators.

And if you plan on becoming a network technician in the Toronto area, you're perfectly positioned to take advantage of this trend.

Comment devenir éducateur ou éducatrice à l’enfance au Québec?

Sep 14, 2020 9:41:16 AM

Partout au Canada, et plus particulièrement au Québec, exercer certains métiers nécessite l’appartenance à l’ordre professionnel qui régit la profession ou obtenir des permis/licences de pratique spécifiques.

Ceci dit, ce ne sont pas tous les métiers qui rentrent dans cette définition et il est possible d’exercer moyennant une formation adéquate.

Meet Roberto: Your Guide to CAD & Drafting Training at Herzing College

Sep 11, 2020 1:05:38 PM

When Roberto Romano enrolled in the Computer-aided Design & Drafting program at Herzing College, he had no experience in the field whatsoever. He learned the software, project management, and drafting skills from scratch.

After graduation, he got hired as an architectural draftsperson and worked in the field for several years. Then, he noticed an opening back at Herzing for a CADD instructor. Roberto joined the faculty and has been teaching the program ever since.

Getting Your First Medical Office Assistant Job: Tips from an Expert

Sep 10, 2020 9:58:54 AM

For most of us, searching for a new job is both stressful and exhausting. The endless applications, resume writing, interviews, and anxiety waiting to find out if you landed the position.

Paralegal Job Opportunities: Where Can You Work After College?

Sep 8, 2020 10:41:53 AM

Paralegals enjoy a wide range of job opportunities in Ontario. Ontario is the only province in Canada where licensed paralegals can represent clients in court for certain legal matters. 

This opens up a lot of different career paths in both the private and public sector. Plus, a skilled paralegal can also work as a law clerk or legal assistant, with options to specialize in many different areas of law. 

8 Reasons Occupational Health & Safety is a Good Career Choice

Sep 4, 2020 9:25:16 AM

Occupational health and safety (OHS) is a broad industry, which focuses on the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of people at work. 

This field includes all aspects of worker health. From workplace harassment to fire prevention; ergonomics to emergency evacuation procedures. 

How to Become a Medical Office Administrator: Your First 5 Steps

Jul 30, 2020 9:13:03 AM

Want a career in healthcare that involves working directly with patients, but doesn't require a university degree? Looking to work in a professional setting, where you can use your excellent organization and people skills? Medical office administration could be a good fit.

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