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Business Management is Changing: What Makes a Great Leader?

Jan 28, 2019 2:49:21 PM

It's official: the days of "dictator" managers are over. You know, the traditional business model, where the people in power mattered more than everyone else, and you wouldn't dare question anything your boss said or did?

Ultimate Personal Support Worker Skills List: What PSWs Need to Succeed

Jan 17, 2019 12:28:13 PM

Updated May 2021.

Are you considering becoming a personal support worker (PSW)? What's drawing you to a career in this field?

Top 5 Things to Look for in a Quality 2D Animation Diploma

Jan 9, 2019 3:51:04 PM

Ottawa is an excellent place to start a career in 2D animation. The city is home to globally recognized animation studios, a thriving animation scene—and best of all—strong demand for new talent.

The (Very) Best 10 Reasons to Get a Business Diploma This Year

Dec 31, 2018 11:13:11 AM

Business Management students at Herzing College Ottawa pose for a class photo

What's your dream business job? Would you love to be an important member of a busy, successful office team? Hoping to rise up into a supervisor or office manager role?

Have your sights set on a particular department, like marketing, sales, or accounting?

No matter which path you want to pursue, one thing is certain: quality business training is your first step. You won't find a single desirable business position that doesn't require specific administrative and technical skills.

Want to Become a Network Administrator? Training & Skills You'll Need to Succeed

Dec 21, 2018 8:56:56 AM

This is an excellent time to become a network administrator in Ontario. The province boasts a 3/3 star-rating for employment outlook for this occupation (Government of Canada Job Bank), and a forecast of continued demand for the next 10 years.

Why are network administrators is such high demand in Ontario? What's driving this trend? There are a few important factors at play.

First, our growing dependence on computers (and networks) for business is creating more jobs for IT professionals—not just in Ontario, but all across Canada.

Which Life-Skills Will You Teach as a Community Services Worker?

Dec 11, 2018 3:11:46 PM

What exactly qualifies as "life skills"? For many of us, these are abilities we start learning as children, and build on as we enter adulthood and become increasingly independent.

Becoming a Child/Youth Worker After CSW Training

Nov 30, 2018 4:10:57 PM

Updated December, 2020.

Working with disadvantaged and endangered children is truly a special calling. At-risk youth are one of the most vulnerable populations in our society.

Children facing trauma and crisis require skilled advocates—professionals who are trained to offer protection, support, and services that are specially designed to protect their safety, and create long-term solutions for health and wellbeing.

Interested in becoming a child and youth worker? Are you considering Community Services Worker (CSW) training to specialize in this branch of social services?

Should You Become a Network Technician? 8 Things to Consider

Nov 21, 2018 1:53:16 PM

Choosing a career is very exciting...but it can also be incredibly stressful. There's the cost of training, the investment of time and hard work, and worries about actually finding a job.

This is a high-stakes decision for many people, whether you're fresh out of high school, or looking for a new direction. No one wants to end up in a career they're not suited for—in a field where nobody's hiring.

It's all about finding that perfect balance: an occupation that matches your interests and natural skills, which has healthy employment growth and demand where you live.

Community Services Careers: Would You Make a Good Counsellor?

Nov 12, 2018 12:49:34 PM

Counselling people in need is a big part of the community services worker (CSW) job description. Imagine you're working at a women's shelter, child foster care program, or addiction centre—helping individuals and families work through really difficult issues, and find healthy ways to move forward.

6 Accounting & Payroll Skills You Must Learn to Get Hired

Oct 31, 2018 2:27:57 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?

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