4 Ways Community Services Workers Change & Save Lives

Oct 10, 2018 4:51:33 PM

Updated December 2023

Community services workers (CSWs) help people dealing with serious personal and social problems. But this career is about so much more than that.

CSWs work with some of the most neglected, forgotten, and stigmatized people in our society.

From teens dealing with addiction, to homeless populations, to battered women, to ex-offenders: community services workers are trained to offer compassionate, practical, hands-on support where it's needed most.

There is no doubt that this work is challenging. But it's also incredibly rewarding and inspiring. Right on the front-lines of our neighbourhoods, CSWs literally change and save lives on a daily basis.

Looking for a career where you can really make a difference? Read on to discover four powerful ways you can transform your community, one person at a time, as a CSW.

5 Keys to Successful Building Design: An Intro for New Students

Oct 5, 2018 12:21:50 PM

What are some of the challenges you'll face as a new building designer? What steps will you go through when creating new building concepts from scratch?

Key questions for anyone considering a career in building design.

On the surface, building design might seem like a purely technical occupation. You work with computer-aided design software all day, do a lot of calculations, and produce highly detailed drawings and blueprints.

But the truth is, building design is about much, much more than plugging measurements into a computer program. It's truly an art and a science.

Top 10 Skills You'll Learn in Early Childhood Education Courses

Sep 28, 2018 12:19:13 PM

Updated December 2023

Love the idea of working with young children, and considering taking early childhood education (ECE) training? Welcome! You've come to the right place.

In this post, we're breaking down the core elements of a quality ECE program.  We want you to understand what is taught in class and which skills you'll graduate with so you can know for sure whether this training is right for you.

So, let's get down to it. Exactly what will you learn in early childhood education courses?

What knowledge and experience will you gain to help you either start your own daycare or land a great position at an established daycare or preschool?

These are the top 10 ECE skills you can expect to cover during your diploma.

Are You a Good Candidate for Legal Assistant Training?

Sep 27, 2018 11:06:58 AM

Updated January 2024

Legal assistant training is an incredibly popular diploma program. There's no doubt that the rise of courtroom dramas (like Scandal, How To Get Away With Murder, and The Good Wife) play a huge part in this trend.

Pros & Cons of Becoming a Building Design Technician: Should You Go For It?

Aug 15, 2018 2:20:11 PM

Updated May 2023

Every career has its ups and downs. No matter which profession you choose, there'll be parts of the job you won't exactly love.

4 Business Administration Skills That Will Put You Ahead of the Competition

Jul 30, 2018 1:37:38 PM

Updated December 2023

There is no doubt that office administrators are the backbone of every business, not-for-profit, government office, and corporation. From answering phones to managing projects to processing payroll, administrative professionals make sure the operation runs smoothly. No organization could survive without their skills.

4 Popular Career Options After Community Services Worker Training

Jul 16, 2018 5:28:03 PM

A group of Community Services Worker students at Herzing College

Updated December 2023

What will your life look like after community services worker (CSW) training? Where will you work, and who will you work with?

This is, obviously, a key question for anyone considering a career in community services.

Our goal in this post is to give you a clearer idea of your options and opportunities as a freshly graduated CSW.

7 Signs You're Destined for a Career in Early Childhood Education

Jul 12, 2018 2:16:33 PM

Updated December 2023

Teaching is one of the most rewarding professions on the planet. Teachers influence every aspect of our lives. They show us how to treat one another, how to learn and grow, how to challenge ourselves, and how to reach for our dreams.

And all of these lessons begin in the early childhood education classroom. It's in preschools and daycares that little ones take their first steps toward independence, and hopefully, discover a love of learning.

It's hard to imagine a more important profession than early childhood educator (ECE). These teachers plant the roots and lay the foundation. They play a huge role in our communities.

Are you thinking about becoming an early childhood educator, but aren't totally sure you're ready for training or are even a good fit for this career?

Take a few moments to think about each of these seven points. If you can say yes to each one, that's a very clear sign that you're destined for a career in early childhood education.

Working in Graphic Design for Film & Television: What Would You Be Doing?

Jul 10, 2018 1:03:12 PM

Updated December 2023

When most people think about graphic design jobs, they envision working in marketing or advertising, doing websites and logos and creating promotional materials for print or digital.

Top 5 Workplace Hazards You'll Bust as a Health & Safety Officer

Jul 2, 2018 11:00:32 AM

Updated January 2024

Have you ever suffered an injury at work? Was the cause a faulty piece of equipment or unsafe workspace?

Every year, thousands of Canadians report job-related illness, injury, and even death. The repercussions of unsafe workplaces ripple through our communities, changing lives forever.

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