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Top 4 Reasons to Choose a Network Administration Career

Nov 29, 2017 12:33:59 PM

Have an interest in IT and considering pursuing a network administration career?

Still on the fence about earning a network admin diploma, and wondering about long-term job prospects in this field?  Or whether there are opportunities to advance, build new skills, or specialize?

You've come to the right place. In this post, we break down four of top reasons network administration is not just a safe career bet, but also an exciting, cutting-edge, well-paid field in which to work.

Teaching Teamwork in Early Childhood Education

Oct 3, 2017 8:49:59 AM

Collaboration doesn't always come naturally to children (or adults, for that matter!) But that's what the preschool or daycare classroom is really all about: teaching kids how to learn those communication and teamwork skills that each of us needs to thrive, both in school and in life.

Helpdesk Meltdowns: How Computer Support Techs Handle Irate Clients

Sep 21, 2017 11:33:29 AM

Ever felt so fed up with a uncooperative piece of technology that you wanted to just crush it, toss it, or scream in frustration? We've all been there. And in many ways, this kind of experience is inevitable.

We're totally reliant on technology, but most of us have minimal (or zero) knowledge of how our most trusted systems and devices actually work! When things go wrong, it doesn't take long for panic to set in, particularly if you need that piece of tech for work.

5 Questions You'll Face at a Business Admin Job Interview (+ Answers)

Aug 16, 2017 8:20:19 AM

Updated November 2022

Prospective employers want to learn a number of things about you during a business admin job interview.

They'll be considering your personality and how you'd fit with the team, your technical skills, your experience in similar roles, your trustworthiness, and of course, the "soft" skills that are so important in business admin—communication, organization, problem solving, etc.

How will they get to the heart of your qualifications and overall suitability for the job? By asking questions. A lot of questions!

Your First Job After a Business Diploma: 4 Popular Entry-Level Options

Jul 31, 2017 9:15:05 AM

Updated November 2022

One of the first questions students ask when considering a college program is, "What kinds of jobs can I get with this diploma?" Since many people pursue college training to launch a new career or improve their current prospects, this question is both valid and necessary.

Genuine interest in a program of study is key, but only part of the equation. It's crucial for people to map out where a diploma will take them post-study, and how they'll make the often challenging transition from student to professional.

ECE Training Tips: Caring for Preschoolers With ADHD

Jun 22, 2017 11:57:55 AM

Updated November 2022

What should early childhood educators (ECEs) know about ADHD in preschool-age children?

Let's start with the fundamentals. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder that breaks down into three different categories:

1) Predominately inattentive (previously referred to as ADD)

2) Predominately hyperactive (very rare)

3) Combined (most prevalent)

According to the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada, ADHD is the most prevalent childhood neurodevelopmental disorder. More than five per cent of all schoolchildren have ADHD.

Working as an Import/Export Clerk: Duties, Skills, Challenges

Apr 24, 2017 8:21:46 AM

Updated December 2022

Import/export clerks play a key role in managing the movement of products to and from foreign countries. They work for air, sea, and road shipping companies, retail businesses, and industrial companies.

They're also employed by export management companies who help other enterprises sell goods abroad.

Any organization that buys products from overseas, or wants to sell goods in foreign markets, needs the help of an import/export clerk to coordinate the shipping and delivery process.

Products may include everything from clothing and electronics, to cement and other raw materials. The marketplace is truly vast.

Precisely what role does an import/export clerk play within the sphere of international commerce? What's it like to work in this field?

Why International Trade Research is Key for Your Import/Export Career

Feb 20, 2017 9:30:46 AM

Updated December 2022

Imagine navigating in the dark without GPS, booking a hotel without first checking reviews, or making a major purchase without comparing prices or product features. You might get lucky, but it's far more likely that you'll end up lost, disappointed, and way over budget!

Every day, we use advance planning and research tools to get the best deals, avoid financial risk, and make smarter consumer decisions.  

Similarly, for import/export companies, the research process is absolutely crucial for making informed business decisions within the global marketplace.

Without international trade research, importer/exporters operate in the dark, taking enormous risks and ignoring the many variables that can undermine their business.

5 Technical Skills You Need to Become an Interior Designer

Feb 9, 2017 8:48:39 AM

Updated December 2022

If you're considering becoming an interior designer, you're probably a natural at arranging spaces, picking accessories, and styling a room.

You follow interior design trends, textiles, colours, and furniture styles. You know the difference between mid-century modern and Scandinavian minimalist.

But how much do you know about interior design software? Or building codes? Or colour theory?

Interior design is a much more technical field than most people realize.

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