All Toronto Posts

5 Questions You'll Face at a Business Admin Job Interview (+ Answers)

Aug 16, 2017 8:20:19 AM

Updated November 2022

Prospective employers want to learn a number of things about you during a business admin job interview.

They'll be considering your personality and how you'd fit with the team, your technical skills, your experience in similar roles, your trustworthiness, and of course, the "soft" skills that are so important in business admin—communication, organization, problem solving, etc.

How will they get to the heart of your qualifications and overall suitability for the job? By asking questions. A lot of questions!

Your First Job After a Business Diploma: 4 Popular Entry-Level Options

Jul 31, 2017 9:15:05 AM

Updated November 2022

One of the first questions students ask when considering a college program is, "What kinds of jobs can I get with this diploma?" Since many people pursue college training to launch a new career or improve their current prospects, this question is both valid and necessary.

Genuine interest in a program of study is key, but only part of the equation. It's crucial for people to map out where a diploma will take them post-study, and how they'll make the often challenging transition from student to professional.

Working in Home Care vs Nursing Home After PSW College

Jul 10, 2017 9:51:01 AM

Updated January 2023

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

Two of the most common employers for PSWs are nursing homes and home care companies. While personal support workers provide similar services in both work environments, there are some unique differences students should be aware of. 

4 Keys to a Well-Run Medical Office: Advice for MOAs in Training

Jun 19, 2017 9:39:10 AM

Updated January 2023

Medical office administrators (MOAs) are some of the world's best "jugglers." This is truly a multi-faceted role that requires a special balance of interpersonal, customer service, and administrative skills.

Medical admins interact closely with patients and other clinicians. They handle billing. They keep track of inventory and order supplies. MOAs assist with minor clinical procedures, manage patient records, and arrange appointments.

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

Jun 7, 2017 8:55:06 AM

Updated January 2023

What is elder abuse? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines elder abuse as "an intentional act, or failure to act, by a caregiver or another person in a relationship involving an expectation of trust that causes harm to an adult 60 years and older."

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

The 5 Phases of Building Design & the Role of Drafters at Every Stage

Apr 19, 2017 10:05:30 AM

Updated November 2022

Drafters participate in every stage of the design and construction process. They work closely with architects, engineers, and builders to map out schematics and blueprints—and follow projects throughout construction, ensuring they stay true to the original concept.

While every project is unique, architectural firms typically follow a widely recognized sequence of steps when planning, conceptualizing, and implementing designs.

In this post, we break down these five phases of architectural design and explain the part drafters play at each stage to help bring design concepts to life.

Starting Your Own Practice After Paralegal Training: 4 Key Steps

Apr 12, 2017 9:28:59 AM

Updated November 2022

How do you know you're cut out to start a paralegal practice?

Begin by considering the core traits of most successful business owners and asking yourself if they fit your personality. Are you an energetic self-starter and a risk-taker? Are you typically well-organized? Would you call yourself a leader who can stay cool under pressure and enjoys a good challenge?

While these are general traits, they definitely reflect the temperament needed to launch and sustain a start-up legal practice. What else will you need to get the ball rolling?

Job Outlook & Key Skills for Architectural CAD Technicians in Ontario

Mar 27, 2017 9:27:49 AM

Updated December 2022

If you have an interest in architecture and engineering and like the idea of being part of the building design and planning process, training as a draftsperson could be your ideal career path.

Your first step is to understand the professional role of drafter/designers, get a sense of the most in-demand skills in this field, and of course, find out whether there is demand for CAD technicians in your area.

Read on to learn which core skills matter most for entry-level designers and take a look at the latest government research on demand for this profession in Ontario.

Small Claims Cases You Could Handle as a Paralegal in Ontario

Nov 30, 2016 8:45:20 AM
Paralegal students at Herzing College Toronto conduct a mock trial

Updated January 2023

Paralegals in Ontario are non-lawyer agents who are licensed to provide certain legal services to members of the public. Paralegals can handle quite a broad range of legal matters, making this career path particularly challenging and rewarding.

According to market research conducted by the Canadian government, demand for paralegal services has increased significantly in recent years, driven by good economic growth and constant changes in legislation and related regulations.

hard hat icon

Herzing Skilled Trades Training

SKILLED TRADES BLOG

Most Read