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Starting a Community Services Worker Career in Ottawa: Your First 4 Steps

Mar 28, 2019 1:32:35 PM

Community Services Worker graduate, Chiman, poses with her instructor, Bryan Coker at the Herzing College Ottawa campus

Paralegal Skills List: What You'll Need to Compete

Mar 8, 2019 3:36:21 PM

Ontario is an ideal place to become a paralegal. Because of the special status of paralegals in Ontario, you have more career options than anywhere else in the country.

Strong Demand for Pharmacy Assistants in Ottawa: Should You Get Training?

Feb 27, 2019 3:23:10 PM

Whether you're fresh out of high school, or looking for better job options as an adult, career training is a fast, effective way to open up new opportunities.

And if you're going to invest in training, one of your key questions should be: Are there plenty of available jobs in my chosen field? How difficult will it be to land my first position after completing the program?

The ultimate goal is to find a career you like, and are good at—which also has strong employment prospects where you live.

We're covering one of those careers in today's post: Pharmacy Assistant. We'll look at the latest salary information, employment outlook, key skills, and training requirements for this role.

Is Business Training Right For You? 6 Things to Consider

Feb 18, 2019 1:32:30 PM

A business diploma is one of the most versatile training programs you can pursue. The skills taught in this program open doors to a wide range of career options—and courses can be completed in just a few months.

Compare 4 Popular Healthcare Programs: 12 Months or Less

Feb 7, 2019 9:58:20 AM

Updated November, 2020.

Considering a career in healthcare, but don't want to invest time and money in a university degree? What are your training options?

Actually, there are many alternatives in Ottawa. The city is home to several colleges, offering a range of quick, practical healthcare diploma programs.

Finding a program isn't difficult. The real challenge is deciding which healthcare program best fits your personality, natural strengths, and career goals.

Which path should you take?

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.