What to Expect From Medical Office Administration Training at Herzing

May 28, 2020 10:19:30 AM

In our experience, people are drawn to medical office administration because they want a meaningful career in healthcare without spending years in university. They are looking for a position that includes patient care, but does not require becoming a nurse or doctor.

Students who do well in the Medical Office program are naturally well-organized. They have good communication skills, are mature and reliable, and most importantly have a strong desire to help others.

They want to be part of a health care team in a role that directly serves and support patients. They are detail-oriented, compassionate, and good at juggling tasks and deadlines.

Sound familiar? You've come to the right place.

7 Best Reasons to Become a Medical Office Assistant

May 27, 2020 2:41:55 PM

Medical office assistants sometimes help with minor medical procedures, such as checking vital signs and measuring a patient's height and weight.

Medical office assistant (MOA) is a unique role that combines administrative/office skills with patient care. MOAs are the link between patients and doctors and nurses. They ensure the health office runs smoothly, while helping people get the medical attention they need, when they need it. 

At Herzing, we’ve been teaching medical office administration students for many years. In our experience, the people best suited to this career are naturally well-organized, focused and reliable, and have a strong drive to help others. 

Think you have what it takes?  

Herzing's Entire 2D Animation Class Hired By Big Jump Entertainment

May 25, 2020 11:27:23 AM

Top animation studio, Big Jump Entertainment, has partnered with Herzing College to train and recruit talented 2D animation students.

A lot of people dream of a career in 2D animation, working on major TV shows and movies at a top animation studio. But they figure the industry is too hard to break into. There’s too much competition for great studio jobs and they’ll never get hired after investing in training. 

They feel pressured to choose another, less “risky” career path and give up on becoming an animator. Sound familiar?  

We recently started a 2D Animation program at Herzing because the exact opposite is true. There is actually a major shortage of skilled 2D animators in Ottawa.

10 Myths About Working in Graphic Design: What's it Really Like?

May 20, 2020 10:01:11 AM

Graphic design is probably one of the most misunderstood fields out there. Every year, we meet with students who are interested in applying to this program—but only a few truly understand what a graphic designer does, or what it's really like to work in this field.

For one thing, there are a lot more job options than most people realize. And the skillset for graphic designers is quite a bit more complex and technical than you might think. 

What to Expect at Your Herzing College Admissions Interview

May 19, 2020 2:18:37 PM

Cheylynn Plese has been an Admissions Advisor at Herzing College for 10 years.

The college admissions interview. It's a major source of stress for students all over the world. Most people are afraid of being judged and rejected...or pressured to make a decision about enrollment before they're truly ready.

Going back to school is a big life move. It often comes with feelings of anxiety around academic performance, tuition costs, and balancing time between work, family, and classes.

4 Different Occupational Health and Safety Jobs: Explore Your Options

May 14, 2020 12:01:34 PM

This is a good time to begin a career in occupational health and safety (OHS). We’re seeing growing demand for OHS professionals across Canada. What’s driving growth in this field? 

Every year, thousands of Canadians suffer injuries or lose their lives at work. Unsafe work environments are a major problem, not just in construction but across many sectors of our economy. 

How do You Become a Legal Assistant? Top 10 Questions & Answers

May 13, 2020 2:56:54 PM

If you’re interested in law, good with people, detail-oriented and organized, you could be a good fit for legal assistant training.  

It’s an excellent time to become a legal assistant in Manitoba. Strong employment growth and waves of retirements are creating jobs in this field, in every part of the province. 

You don’t need a university degree, and college legal assistant programs are relatively quick. 

So, how do you get started? What’s involved in becoming a legal assistant?  And most importantly, how do you know if this career is right for you? 

Vos 5 premières étapes pour devenir technicien en dessin assisté par ordinateur DAO

May 8, 2020 9:38:47 AM

Choisir un métier requiert une réflexion qui interroge tous les aspects fondamentaux de la carrière.

Ainsi, il va de soi que l’on cherche à identifier le métier qui nous correspond le mieux, qui offre des conditions de travail et d’évolution de carrière, tout en prenant note des opportunités présentes et des perspectives d’avenir.

En somme, votre choix de carrière dépend de votre intérêt pour le métier, de l’avenir de la profession et de la disponibilité d’emplois à votre niveau d’expertise.

Meet Sora: Inside Look at Herzing's Early Childhood Education Program

May 6, 2020 2:37:49 PM

Sora New teaches the Early Childhood Education program at Herzing College Montreal.

This is an excellent time to become an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Montreal. There is strong demand for ECEs at daycares and preschools throughout the city and across the province of Quebec.

This career is ideal for someone who loves working with young children, and is naturally interested in early childhood development. ECEs have a huge influence on a child's life. They help shape essential cognitive, physical, social and emotional skills.

Health & Safety + Emergency Management: Get 2 Certificates for the Price of 1

May 4, 2020 1:40:49 PM

Occupational health and emergency management go hand-in-hand. These two career paths naturally overlap, because both are concerned with the safety and well-being of people in the workplace. 

Both occupations focus on minimizing hazards, analyzing workplace safety procedures, and developing emergency response plans.

Occupational health and safety professionals need training in emergency management to develop response plans for things like fires, explosions, and environmental hazards at work.