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How to Become a Medical Office Administrator: Your First 5 Steps

Jul 30, 2020 9:13:03 AM

Want a career in healthcare that involves working directly with patients, but doesn't require a university degree? Looking to work in a professional setting, where you can use your excellent organization and people skills? Medical office administration could be a good fit.

New Pharmacy Assistant Program at Herzing Toronto: 10 Quick Facts

Jun 9, 2020 1:22:36 PM

There is strong demand for pharmacy assistants in Toronto right now. The latest Government Job Bank report shows we have a labour shortage in this field. There are not enough trained pharmacy assistants to fill available jobs. 

Employment growth is expected to continue for the next several years, making now an excellent time to start your career. 

To help prepare the next generation of pharmacy assistants, Herzing College Toronto has launched a new Pharmacy Assistant diploma program. 

7 Best Reasons to Become a Medical Office Assistant

May 27, 2020 2:41:55 PM

Medical office assistant (MOA) is a unique role that combines administrative/office skills with patient care. 

MOAs are the link between patients and doctors and nurses. They ensure the health office runs smoothly, while helping people get the medical attention they need, when they need it. 

At Herzing, we’ve been teaching medical office administration students for many years. In our experience, the people best suited to this career are naturally well-organized, focused and reliable, and have a strong drive to help others. 

Think you have what it takes?  

Explore our 7 best reasons to become a medical office assistant, and learn more about how to get started. 

10 Myths About Working in Graphic Design: What's it Really Like?

May 20, 2020 10:01:11 AM

Graphic design is probably one of the most misunderstood fields out there. Every year, we meet with students who are interested in applying to this program—but only a few truly understand what a graphic designer does, or what it's really like to work in this field.

For one thing, there are a lot more job options than most people realize. And the skillset for graphic designers is quite a bit more complex and technical than you might think. 

10 Tips for Studying Online at Home

Apr 22, 2020 2:05:11 PM

The COVID-19 health crisis has forced all of us to adapt to some major life changes. Many people have lost their jobs. Others have found themselves in front-line essential service roles, risking their lives to help their community. 

Meanwhile, schools and colleges across Canada have closed, turning many children and adults into online students. Not everyone prefers studying online. Many people truly enjoy coming to campus, hanging out with classmates, and interacting with instructors face-to-face. 

At Herzing, we’ve worked hard to make the transition as painless as possible for our students—but we know some of you are struggling to adapt. 

Should You Become a Paralegal or a Law Clerk? 5 Key Differences

Apr 9, 2020 9:27:00 AM

Updated December, 2020.

Toronto is an excellent place to start a legal career. The city is a major hub for law firms, lobby groups, community organizations and businesses, offering a wide range of employment options for a variety of legal professionals. 

How to Choose a Good Building Design Program: Student Checklist

Apr 6, 2020 12:19:25 PM

Updated November, 2020

This is a very good time to become a building design technician in Toronto.  

Investment in commercial and residential building projects is driving demand for design technicians, and employment is expected to remain stable over the next several years (jobbank.gc.ca). 

But this is a competitive field. There are plenty of colleges producing architectural designers each year, and only so many design firms and construction companies available to hire them. 

How do you position yourself as a competitive job candidate, and get your career off to a strong start? 

Studying Online at Herzing College: What to Expect & How to Enroll

Mar 23, 2020 12:36:53 PM

In response to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, Herzing College has transitioned all of our diploma programs to online learning. Our goal is to ensure that students get the same quality instruction and step-by-step support that they receive in the classroom, while studying safely from home.

Paralegal Versus Lawyer: 7 Main Differences New Students Should Know

Feb 19, 2020 2:21:18 PM

If you live in Ontario, you probably know that paralegals have a special status in the province, which they don’t have anywhere else in Canada. 

In Ontario, paralegals can actually represent clients independently (just like a lawyer does) for certain legal matters. 

They can set up a private practice, specialize in a certain area of law, and in some cases, advocate for clients in court. 

However, paralegals must operate within certain limits. They can’t do everything a lawyer can...and there are several important differences between these two career paths. 

How do You Become a Graphic Designer? The First 5 Steps

Feb 13, 2020 1:43:20 PM

Do you need a university degree to be taken seriously as a graphic designer? Can you avoid school all together and just teach yourself the basics? 

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