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.

Should You Study International Commerce? 5 Things to Know Before You Enrol

Jul 2, 2018 8:13:16 AM

Updated January 2024

International trade is the flow of goods and services across borders, all around the world. Trade is a major part of the global economy, and a big source of revenue for many countries.

Your Top 5 Goals as an Early Childhood Educator: Info for New Students

Jun 18, 2018 2:01:13 PM

Updated December 2023

What's your role as an early childhood educator? Exactly how big an impact will you have on young children's lives?

Probably far greater than you can imagine, especially if you're just starting out and don't know much about the field.

The truth is, preschool and daycare teachers play a huge part in how kids develop—socially, academically, even physically and emotionally.

They literally change lives and shape futures. As parents, and as a society, we place a huge trust in early childhood educators (ECEs) to help grow the next generation of learners and citizens.

Exactly what goes into this process? How do ECEs prepare babies and toddlers for the next stage of their life journey?

Working at a Halfway House After Community Services Worker Training

May 28, 2018 3:24:30 PM

Updated December 2023

What happens to someone who has served time in prison and gets released back into the community? How do they find a job and a place to live? Who can they turn to for support to get their life back on track and start building a better future for themselves?

In many cases, ex-offenders find that support at a halfway house. Like the name suggests, a halfway house is a bridge between prison and the outside world—a place that is "halfway" between incarceration and the free community.

Herzing's New HOEP Initiative Lets Students Take More Courses for Free

May 22, 2018 12:27:52 PM

On May 1st, 2018, Herzing Institutes of Canada launched a ground-breaking new program designed to make career training and continued professional development much more affordable for students.

It's called the HOEP initiative, which stands for Herzing Open Education Program. Under the new system, anyone who completes a Herzing diploma program can enrol in further training at no additional tuition cost.

Medical Office Administrator Training: The 5 Main Areas of Study

May 18, 2018 10:58:38 AM

Updated January 2024

What kind of person is drawn to medical office administrator training? In our experience, the kind of people who choose this program (and do really well in the career) share a few specific characteristics and goals:

1) They're generally interested in the field of medicine and health care and want to be part of a clinical team.

2) They're natural "organizers" who are fairly detail-oriented and enjoy taking charge.

3) They're practical—these students are looking for a quick training program that will lead directly to a job in health care (rather than pursuing years of university study).

4) Most importantly, they are looking for a career that focuses on helping others—specifically, helping people protect their most valuable asset in life: their health.

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