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6 Accounting & Payroll Skills You Must Learn to Get Hired

Sep 8, 2022 1:52:01 PM

If you have solid math skills, are comfortable around computers, and like the idea of working in a business environment, you could be a natural fit for accounting and payroll training.

But it takes more than these basic skills to really succeed in a college program and land a position with a great company. How do you know if this career path is right for you?

Top 7 PSW Interview Questions

Aug 25, 2022 9:09:11 AM

Completing your personal support worker (PSW) training was the first step. But now that you’re looking to transition into the workforce, one key hurdle remains: the job interview. Preparing to face a hiring manager can be stressful, but learning about the questions you’ll likely face is a great way to calm your nerves and boost your confidence.

Questions like “why do you want to work here?” and “what are your biggest strengths?” are pretty standard for any position. And you should definitely be prepared for questions like “are you able to work shift work?” and “can you work nights and weekends?” But in this post, we’re focusing on specific PSW job interview questions that relate to what you would do in an actual job situation. Keep reading for sample questions and answers, plus extra tips on how to prepare.

The 2D Animation Pipeline

Aug 24, 2022 10:36:39 AM

While animated movies and TV shows can be made in several different ways, they all follow a series of steps in order to make the most efficient use of time and resources.

The 2D animation pipeline is made up of three parts: pre-production, production, and post-production. If you’re hoping to launch a career in this field, you need to understand what’s involved in each stage and how they relate to each other.

In this post, we’re focusing on puppet animation, since that’s what the vast majority of entry-level jobs in the industry are about. Keep reading to see how the 2D animation process typically unfolds.

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 

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. 

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