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Meet Marsha: My Experience in the Immigration Case Manager Program

Nov 8, 2021 9:57:02 AM

It was an experience with a thief that sparked Marsha Swaby’s interest in an immigration career.

Once, while she was on a trip outside of Canada, Marsha had her personal documents stolen. Her ID and other important papers were gone, and she had to find her way through the bureaucratic process of getting them back.

That’s when she decided she wanted to help others facing similar problems.

Marsha signed up for Herzing’s Immigration Case Manager program, completed her internship, and landed a job as a legal services associate even before she graduated.

We spoke to Marsha to get her thoughts on the program and how it has shaped her career path.

Here’s what she had to say.

6 Easy Steps to Become a Health and Safety Officer in Just 12 Months!

Oct 26, 2021 9:31:21 AM

When an employee gets hurt, he or she can suffer both physically and financially. Plus, the company can experience lower productivity and morale.

Health and safety officers try to avoid such scenarios. Their job is to keep workplace accidents and injuries from happening.

They do this by identifying possible hazards, providing safety training, and making sure staff at all levels comply with relevant laws.

Thinking about pursuing this career? Wondering how you can quickly become a health and safety officer?

Here are six simple steps that can help you get where you want to go.

Should You Become a Payroll Clerk? 5 Things to Consider First

Oct 14, 2021 9:45:17 AM

If you’re looking for a career that lets you work with numbers, interact with people, and play a crucial role in a company, becoming a payroll clerk is an excellent choice.

Payroll clerks are the people who make sure everyone gets paid the appropriate amount at the appropriate time.

Organizations in every industry rely on these skilled pros to calculate and distribute paycheques, catch errors, address staff questions, and more.

Sound like a role you’d like to pursue?

Before you jump in, you need to think about details like what you’d actually do at work, how much you could earn, and what the job market is like for payroll clerks in your area.

Here are 5 questions and answers that can help you decide if this career path is right for you.

What Is Cybersecurity? Quick Guide for New Students

Oct 1, 2021 10:28:54 AM

Cybersecurity focuses on protecting information systems and electronic devices against malicious digital attacks.

If you’ve ever had your email or social media accounts hacked, you’ve seen what happens when cybersecurity measures fall short.

And attacks on major companies are constantly in the news. Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, and Uber are just a few of the big names that have had their systems compromised in recent years.

So you’re probably aware that cybersecurity is a hot field. But before you make it the focus of your career, you need some more information.

In this post, we explain exactly what the cybersecurity field involves, what job options it offers, and how you can get started in the industry.

Here are the facts you need.

A Typical Day for a Graphic Designer (How Projects Get Done)

Sep 15, 2021 10:16:19 AM

Graphic designers are experts at using images to communicate ideas and solve problems.

They create logos, posters, banners, infographics, websites, game interfaces, album covers, magazines, product packaging, promotional videos, and more.

The final product needs to not only look good, but also meet specific branding and business goals.

Ultimately, a graphic designer’s job is to use visual elements to inform and inspire an audience.

But how do they go about doing that? What does a graphic designer’s daily routine look like?

In this post, we walk you through a typical workflow for a graphic design project.

Learn more about the steps designers go through and their role in project development.

Should You Take an Immigration Assistant Course? 5 Things to Consider

Sep 7, 2021 9:59:58 AM

Updated March 2022

Looking for a quick route to an immigration career? An immigration assistant course may be just what you need.

An immigration assistant course will prepare you to become a key part of a team that helps newcomers navigate the complex process of securing visas and settling in Canada.

Immigration assistants are in charge of the administrative details that keep a client’s case moving forward.

They perform legal research, complete forms, draft submissions, manage deadlines, and communicate with clients and immigration authorities.

Sound like a path you’d like to pursue?

Before you jump into a training program, you need to be clear about basic details like what’s covered in class and what career options you’ll have after graduation.

Is an immigration assistant course right for you? Here are five things to think about as you decide.

Top 10 Most Important Graphic Designer Skills

Aug 31, 2021 2:14:15 PM

This really is an exciting time to launch a career in graphic design.

The rise of digital media has created so many new opportunities for designers to stretch their skills, adopt new tech, and experiment with new product design ideas.

There are numerous ways to specialize in this field, and a broad range of skills to master.

In this post, we're breaking down the most important technical knowledge and characteristics needed to become a successful graphic designer.

Is Graphic Designer an In-Demand and Well-Paid Career?

Aug 27, 2021 9:44:07 AM

Many people seem to think that graphic design is a dying industry.

They’ve heard that print has no future. And they figure that with all the user-friendly software options out there, anyone can throw a digital design together quickly and easily, without help from a professional.

The reality is very different.

It’s true that graphic design is increasingly focused on digital media like websites, animations, television shows, and video games.

But print is still with us: think posters, album art, business cards, book covers, product packaging, etc.

And more and more companies rely on trained graphic designers’ expertise at using images to communicate ideas and inspire action (think websites and social media).

The bottom line? Skilled graphic designers are in demand, and many positions come with comfortable salaries.

Read on for all the details.

How Much Do Immigration Case Managers Make?

Aug 18, 2021 9:09:42 AM

Immigration case managers are administrative professionals who focus on helping newcomers through the complicated process of settling in Canada.

They conduct research, prepare submissions, communicate with immigration authorities, and perform a host of other tasks that keep clients’ applications moving forward.

Their work allows the other members of the team (licensed immigration consultants and lawyers) to focus on interpreting the law and developing a customized strategy for each client.

Think a career as an immigration case manager might be right for you? Curious about how much you can earn in this job?

In this post, we dig into the data on immigration case manager salaries and explain how you can get started in this career.

Here’s what you need to know.

Turn Your OHS Diploma into a Degree at Columbia Southern University

Aug 17, 2021 12:53:59 PM

Students who complete the occupational health and safety (OHS) program at Herzing College now have an easier way to continue their training and earn a bachelor degree.

Herzing recently signed an articulation agreement with Columbia Southern University (CSU).

The agreement means that graduates of our OHS program can transfer 45 credits to CSU’s bachelor’s program in health and safety.

Our OHS grads are automatically accepted into CSU’s program and can earn their full degree in a shorter time.

To learn more about the new agreement and how it benefits Herzing students, we spoke with Dr. Joe Manjone. He’s the Assistant Provost for Special Programs at Columbia Southern University.

Read on to learn more about CSU and how you could turn your OHS diploma into a degree.

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