Building Design Instructor Jacob Allderdice's Advice for New Students

Apr 30, 2018 8:50:21 AM

Licensed architect and Herzing instructor Jacob Allderdice

Updated November 2022

Are you considering a career in building design? Wondering what college training programs look like and what your employment options would be after graduation?

You've come to the right place! This week, we're talking with Herzing's Building Design Technician program instructor, Jacob Allderdice, a veteran design professional with decades of industry experience and plenty of advice for prospective design students.

2 Popular Career Paths After Computer Network Support Training

Apr 5, 2018 8:50:12 AM

Updated December 2023

What are your job options as a computer network support specialist? Which career paths are most likely to provide steady employment and competitive salaries after graduation?

Important questions for anyone considering a career in the IT support field.

In this post, we look at two of the most popular employment options for graduates of computer support programs.

Get a detailed job description for both roles, including the latest info on salaries and job outlook in Canada.

What Does a Health Care Aide Do & Where Can You Work After College?

Apr 3, 2018 9:34:20 AM

Updated January 2024

If you live in Winnipeg and want to start a career in health care (without years of university training), becoming a health care aide is an excellent option.

This is a front-line role that involves caring directly for patients and playing a key part in their daily lives. The job is not easy, but if you're passionate about making a real difference in the lives of others, working as a health care aide can be tremendously rewarding.

What should you know about this career path before you commit to a training program?

First, understand exactly what a health care aide does, what you'll study in training, and your job options after college. Let's get started.

 

5 Myths About Working in Community Services: What CSW Students Should Know

Mar 26, 2018 1:46:04 PM

Updated December 2023

What does it mean to work as a community support worker? Is this the right career path for you?

There are so many myths surrounding the field of social services that it can be difficult for people to separate fact from fiction and make an informed decision about CSW training.

Let's start by debunking five of the most common myths about working in community services.

Read on to learn the truth about what CSWs do, who they work with, and how much money they earn.

Careers in Computer Support: What's Your Role as a Helpdesk Analyst?

Mar 26, 2018 10:16:33 AM

Updated December 2023

What would the world do without talented, patient, knowledgeable IT support professionals?

Organizations across the globe are absolutely dependent on high-functioning computer networks. And yet most people know very little (or zero) about how their computers actually work, and what to do when things go wrong.

Enter the helpdesk analyst. This is the person you call when you can't log in to your company network, your new software won't install properly, or you foolishly open a virus-laden email.

What's it Like to Work as a Business Development Officer?

Mar 19, 2018 3:28:03 PM

Updated December 2023

There are so many career paths students can pursue after earning a business diploma. Accounting, office administration, marketing, client services, human resources, sales...even starting your own business.

Where does business development fit into the equation?

Interior Design Career Options: Working as a Retail Space Planner

Mar 16, 2018 11:28:38 AM

Effective interior design is all about creating attractive, human-friendly spaces that also serve functional needs. Successful designers blend creativity with technical precision and balance their own ideas with the specific goals and needs of clients.

What's Your Role as a Community Support Worker?

Mar 14, 2018 1:31:28 PM

Updated December 2023

Do you feel called to a career in social services? Want to make a real difference in your community helping disadvantaged, at-risk individuals create happier, healthier lives?

It sounds like you would be an ideal candidate for community support worker (CSW) training. CSWs work at the grassroots level, helping vulnerable children, adults, and seniors gain access to practical support and social services within their communities.

CSWs intervene where help is needed most. They guide individuals toward better life decisions, promote inclusion within our communities, and in some cases, provide emergency support to people in life-threatening situations. Fundamentally, CSWs help reshape and save lives.

Read on to learn more about what community support workers do, the job outlook for CSWs, and how training works.

Life as an Architectural Technician: Explore Training & Careers

Mar 8, 2018 12:19:31 PM

Updated January 2024

Architectural technicians provide an essential service to architects, civil engineers, and construction companies. They combine expert drafting skills with thorough knowledge of building codes, best design practices, and creative insight.

If you're passionate about architecture and enjoy the meticulous, detailed process of creating blueprints and technical drawings, training to become an architectural technician could be your ideal career path.

How Early Childhood Educators Can Build Trust With Young Children

Feb 26, 2018 9:54:10 AM

"Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be."

Wise words from 40-year veteran teacher, TED talk speaker, and professional development coach Rita F. Pierson.

Truly connecting with and championing your students requires one very important, key ingredient: trust. Without trust, there can be no respect, no nurturing, no safe space in which to grow and learn.

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