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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.

Ontario Government Will Pay for Your PSW Program! Learn How to Qualify

Jun 6, 2022 11:12:46 AM

Amind continuing high demand for personal support workers in Ontario, the government is relaunching a special bursary to help PSW students pay for tuition and costs during their internship. 

The Personal Support Worker Challenge Fund provides money for tuition, textbooks, and supplies, plus a stipend to support students while they’re on work placements. It debuted in 2021 and was such a success that the government is bringing it back for 2022.

Have you thought about becoming a personal support worker but didn’t think you could afford tuition? Don’t miss this limited-time opportunity to get your PSW program at no cost to you. 

Keep reading to learn about eligibility requirements, important deadlines, and other key facts about the Personal Support Worker Challenge Fund. 

2D vs. 3D Animation: Which Path is Right for You?

May 2, 2022 12:41:58 PM

Animated content has becoming increasingly popular in recent years—especially when pandemic restrictions forced the shutdown of live-action productions.

What to Expect at Herzing College Ottawa: Campus Facilities & Features

Apr 20, 2022 1:16:50 PM

Since it first opened back in 1970, Herzing College Ottawa has helped more than 9,000 people prepare for rewarding new careers.

Meet Paula: Herzing Paralegal Instructor Recognized by Law Society

Mar 29, 2022 8:54:46 AM

Herzing instructor Paula Callaghan has long been a key figure in the Ontario paralegal industry.

Paralegal vs. Lawyer: How the Roles Compare in Ontario

Mar 2, 2022 8:59:59 AM

Paralegals in Ontario have a special status that they don’t enjoy anywhere else in Canada. 

In this province, paralegals can actually represent clients independently (just like a lawyer does) for certain legal matters. 

They can set up a private practice, specialize in a certain area of law, and in some cases, advocate for clients in court. 

However, paralegals must operate within certain limits. They can’t do everything a lawyer can...and there are several important differences between these two career paths. 

Take a look at how the roles stack up so you can decide which one is best for you 

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

Feb 25, 2022 9:21:57 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.

How Do You Become a Payroll Compliance Practitioner & Is It Worth It?

Feb 11, 2022 9:09:48 AM

In the accounting field, professional certifications are an excellent way to compete for better jobs and advance your career. 

Financial Aid: How to Get Help Paying for College in Canada

Feb 9, 2022 9:09:05 AM

It’s true that going to college is an investment in your future. But finding the money to pay for it can be a real challenge.

Fortunately, there are several ways to get help with your costs via scholarships, loans, grants, etc. There are even specific funding sources for Canadian adults who have been out of school for a while and are looking to develop new skills through a college program.

In this post, we break down the different financial aid options to help you understand how they work and whether they’re right for you.

Here’s what you need to know.

What Is Computer Networking and Is It a Good Career?

Jan 31, 2022 9:08:59 AM

What exactly is computer networking? The term itself is broad because it is used to describe a number of devices and systems in various configurations and sizes.

The industry also includes many different career paths. 

Organizations of all kinds rely on computer networks, from schools and hospitals to businesses and government agencies.

In this post, we’ll explore typical jobs in this field, pros and cons of a career in computer networking, and the latest job outlook and salary information for networking professionals in Canada.

By the end, you’ll know what computer networking is all about and whether it’s a good career choice for you.

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