Comparing Graphic Design Schools in Toronto: Reputation, Career Support & Curriculum

Feb 6, 2017 8:24:38 AM

Graphic design students stop for a class photo at the Herzing College Toronto campus

Students interested in graphic design training have a very wide—even overwhelming!— range of educational options in the Toronto Area.

From four-year university programs to "learn-at-your-own-pace" online courses, students must consider their learning preferences, time constraints, and career goals when comparing diverse design schools.

Choosing a Personal Support Worker Program in Ottawa: Course Content & Career Options

Jan 30, 2017 11:43:44 AM

A group of personal support worker students at the Herzing College Ottawa campus

Personal support workers  (PSWs) work  one-to-one with patients of all ages and walks of life. They play a truly crucial role in their everyday health and wellbeing, helping patients remain as independent as possible for as long as possible.

PSWs work primarily with elderly patients, but may also provide healthcare services to chronically or terminally ill individuals of varying ages. They are an essential link between patients and families and supervising clinicians (such as nurses or doctors).

What it's Like to Work as a Medical Lab Assistant: Challenges, Rewards, Career Options

Jan 25, 2017 9:52:51 AM

Are you instinctively drawn to a career that combines science, health care, and the opportunity to work directly with patients as an important member of a medical team? Do you also enjoy highly detailed work that requires organization and accuracy?

How to STAND OUT at Your First Job After Business Administration Training

Jan 23, 2017 7:53:00 AM

For a recent college graduate, there are few things more exciting than nailing an interview and being offered a job. 

But making the transition from student to successful professional can be incredibly nerve-wracking.

How do you actually keep that job, and begin moving upward into positions with more responsibility and reward?

Small Claims Cases You Could Handle as a Paralegal in Ontario

Nov 30, 2016 8:45:20 AM
Paralegal students at Herzing College Toronto conduct a mock trial

Paralegals in Ontario are non-lawyer agents who are licensed to provide certain legal services to members of the public. Paralegals can handle quite a broad range of legal matters, making this career path particularly challenging and rewarding.

According to market research conducted by the Canadian government, demand for paralegal services has increased significantly in recent years, driven by good economic growth and constant changes in legislation and related regulations.

3 Child-Calming Strategies Every Early Childhood Educator Should Know

Nov 11, 2016 8:58:10 AM

 

Photo credit: Matt Molinari

When it comes to early childhood education, nothing is more important than forming meaningful relationships with the youngsters under your care.


Given that a child's first 5-7 years are so crucial for social and intellectual development, it's no surprise that behavior management is a key part of the relationship-building process.

Learning how to observe, understand, and effectively respond to challenging behavior is key to building trust with children.

With trust comes better communication, which in turn helps kids learn and grow. That's why behavior intervention is a key component of early childhood education training.

Community Support Worker, Afsana Nodrat, Beat Incredible Odds to Earn Her Diploma

Nov 10, 2016 8:35:33 AM

  Afsana Nodrat, Community Support Worker graduate, Herzing College Winnipeg

Career College or University? (+Tips for Making your Decision)

Nov 7, 2016 8:23:36 AM

Business students pose for a photo at Herzing College Ottawa

"For some young adults and mature learners, universities are the ideal option. For others, they can be an expensive waste of time, money and effort."

Wise words from education expert Ken Coates, co-author of the book, "What to Consider When You are Considering University" (Dundurn, 2014).

If you're weighing your options after high school (or want to change careers a bit later in life), a four-year university degree may not be your ideal route to success.

What is Aseptic Technique? A Quick Guide for Pharmacy Assistant Students

Nov 13, 2015 11:50:14 AM

When a fungal meningitis outbreak swept across the United States in 2012, affecting over 800 people, the FDA traced its origin back to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts.

Infographic: What type of learner are you?

Oct 29, 2015 4:54:08 PM

Did you know that each of us has our own distinct way of learning? The way you build knowledge and develop new skills is unique, and identifying which methods work best for you can have a big impact on your success at school and throughout your career.