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Medical Office Administration VS Business Admin: Which One is Right For You?

Sep 13, 2017 11:38:40 AM

Naturally drawn to working in an office environment? Feel you would do well in a structured setting where organizational, communication, customer service, and team-work skills are highly valued?

6 Traits of Successful Paralegals: Is This Career Path For You?

Sep 3, 2017 12:34:11 PM

In Ontario, the paralegal profession is very attractive to students who are naturally interested in the law, motivated to help others—and perhaps have dreams of launching their own legal practice.

But other than the drive to make a difference, and an interest in our legal system, what else should students consider before choosing this training path? What other attributes, characteristics, and skills will they need to actually be successful as paralegals?

Taking PSW Training? 4 Facts You Should Know About OPSWA

Aug 28, 2017 10:31:37 AM

Enrolled in PSW training and nearing the end of your diploma? It's likely you're looking ahead to your employment options after graduation, and for support systems to help get your career rolling.

If you live in Ontario, you've probably heard of the Ontario Personal Support Worker Association—OPSWA.  It's an organization new grads and experienced PSWs can join to get professional support, and push for greater recognition for PSWs across the province.

But what exactly does OPSWA do, how might you benefit from joining the network, and what does it take to get a membership?

The 3 Main Financial Statements: What Every Accounting Student Should Know

Aug 16, 2017 11:14:04 AM

No matter what kind of business you work for after accounting training, you can rest assured that the three main financial statements will be of great importance to your employer.

From small start-ups to multi-national companies—they all need detailed information about financial performance and future prospects in order to make smart business decisions.

Where Can You Work After Paralegal Training? 4 Options for New Grads

Aug 5, 2017 4:11:00 PM

There are four main career paths open to graduates of paralegal training in Ontario: government, law firms, large companies, and private practice.

But within these four broad streams, graduates will find a wide variety of choice, both in terms of work environments and areas of law in which to specialize. Options are diverse for paralegals, particularly in Ontario, where the scope of practice is far broader than in other parts of Canada.

Working toward a paralegal diploma, but unsure which path you will follow?

3 Entry-Level Careers in Computer Networking: Options for New Grads

Jul 25, 2017 12:00:20 PM

A diploma in computer networking can open up several different IT careers paths, each with its own advantages, challenges, and particular application of the skills learned in training. 

If you're considering entering the field of computer network management, you are likely looking ahead to which employment pathway best suits your personality, goals, and specific areas of interest.

Do you enjoy troubleshooting and find you're good at helping others resolve hardware and software issues? Are you particularly fascinated by new advances in network security? Or perhaps you're drawn to laying out, cabling, and configuring local area networks?

Working in Home Care vs Nursing Home after PSW College

Jul 10, 2017 9:51:01 AM

Looking ahead to your job options after PSW college? Still deciding which kind of healthcare setting would best suit your particular preferences and skillset?

In Business Management Training? It's Time to Polish Your LinkedIn Profile

Jun 28, 2017 11:05:29 AM

Did you know that a whopping 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to check out job candidates?

5 Eye-Opening Facts on Elder Abuse for Students in PSW Training

Jun 7, 2017 8:55:06 AM

What is elder abuse? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines elder abuse as "a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, which causes harm or distress to an older person."

Elder abuse comes in many forms, including physical, psychological, financial, sexual, and even spiritual. Seniors may also experience abuse through neglect.

4 Challenges You'll Face as a First-time Business Manager (& How Experts Overcome Them)

May 25, 2017 11:08:11 AM

If you're pursuing business management training, you've probably already envisioned yourself as a leader. You like taking charge, aren't afraid of responsibility, and above all, you enjoy a good challenge.

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