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Student Support Services: Looking Inward

Sep 12, 2022 2:31:16 PM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

While it may seem that there is a quick fix for everything these days, maintaining one’s sense of well-being is an ongoing process that requires effort. Introspection is defined as the examination or observation of one’s own mental and emotional processes.

Top 10 Skills for Community Support Workers: Is This Career for You?

Aug 22, 2022 11:58:10 AM

Wondering if a career in social services is right for you? One of the best ways to figure that out is by looking at the skills you'll need to succeed on the job.

If those qualities match up with your profile and interests, chances are you're a good fit for the role.  And if they don't? You're probably better off in another career.

In this post, we're looking at what it takes to be an effective community support worker (CSW). We break down the top 10 characteristics, interests, and skills needed to really thrive in this job.

By the end, you'll know if a CSW career makes sense for you, and exactly how to get started.

Student Support Services: Looking After Yourself

Aug 8, 2022 12:31:09 PM

By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

The concept of self-care is a much-discussed topic both in academic circles and in wider society. In fact, never has it been more common for professionals, students, families, friends, and colleagues to talk about things we can all do to protect our well-being.

The Importance of Time Management in Healthcare: Tips and Tricks

Aug 4, 2022 11:37:43 AM

Medical office assistants often find themselves pulled in many different directions. Picture this: The phone is ringing, frustrated patients are demanding to see the doctor immediately, a pile of voice recordings is waiting to be transcribed, and you still need to collect a blood sample from the patient in room two.

In a busy hospital or clinic, it might seem like you don’t have much say over how you organize your time. Fortunately, there are things you can do to keep the chaos under control.

Read on to learn why time management is so crucial in healthcare settings and what practical tips you can follow to improve your skills in this area.

New Software Development Diploma: An Inside Look

Jul 26, 2022 9:19:02 AM

Software development is a field that’s just exploding with opportunities across Canada. According to data from the Labour Market Information Council, the number of online job postings for programmers skyrocketed by more than 285 per cent over the last three years. What’s more, developers came in at number two on Randstad’s list of the top 15 jobs in Canada in 2022.

That’s why Herzing College is excited to announce the launch of a new 12-month diploma program in software development. Delivered online, it provides comprehensive training in a variety of programming languages so that you can be ready to take advantage of growing career opportunities.

So just what can you expect from the new program? To find out, we spoke with course designer Derek Lewis.

Student Support Services: Embracing Optimism

Jul 4, 2022 9:35:13 AM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

Given the abundance of negative messages that we consume on a daily basis, I would like to suggest that there are ways to craft our own personal perspectives on the world in which we live.

Why is Health and Safety Important in the Workplace?

Jun 16, 2022 9:10:57 AM

When a person gets hurt on the job, both they and the business feel the impact.

Student Support Services: Dealing With Uncertainty

Jun 2, 2022 2:02:38 PM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

 We all find ourselves attracted to uncertainty when partaking in certain activities. A suspenseful movie, a mystery novel, and games of chance are three examples that come to mind.

New Initiatives to Honour Former Herzing President Bill Riches

Jun 1, 2022 9:11:39 AM

Our community lost a cherished friend, colleague, and leader when Bill Riches passed away in April following a battle with cancer.

Want to Collaborate? Meet Our Community Partnership Coordinator

May 12, 2022 11:12:09 AM

You may have already seen Nicole Fontaine at one of the dozens of online and in-person events she’s attended over the past few months.

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