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Is a Paralegal Career Right For You? Answer These 6 Questions

Jan 22, 2019 12:18:25 PM

Everyone wants to find a career that is both professionally and personally rewarding. We all want to strike that perfect balance between financially stability, and feeling inspired to go to work each day.

This is what motivates us to seek out training, find our "tribe", and apply for jobs that deliver a sense of meaning along with a steady paycheck.

If you're considering a paralegal career, you're probably aiming for that very same goal. As you flip through program brochures, or talk to people you know in the legal field, you're thinking about whether this is truly your ideal path.

Where Can a Graphic Design Diploma Take You? 5 Creative Career Paths

Jan 2, 2019 12:03:11 PM

Examples of student work from the Herzing College Graphic Design Program (Toronto campus)

When most people think "graphic designer", they immediately imagine someone who designs for websites, posters, or advertisements. But, the truth is, there's a whole world of other graphic design applications and career paths out there.

From film and television, to book and album covers, to public services—talented designers are wanted across industries to communicate ideas in creative and compelling ways.

6 Things to Know About Paralegal Training Before You Enroll

Dec 13, 2018 9:17:03 AM

Paralegal students at Herzing College Toronto participating in a mock trial

In our experience, paralegal training attracts a very specific kind of student. These people are analytical, hard-working, articulate, socially conscious, and driven to help others.

They have a strong sense of ethics, and are genuinely fascinated by how our legal system works.

We're talking about a special kind of person who believes in justice, and wants to make legal services more available and affordable to Ontario residents.

Because that's exactly what paralegals do. So, what should you know about this training and career path, before you take the leap and enroll in a program?

8 Ways a Business Diploma Will Transform Your Life

Dec 5, 2018 1:48:37 PM

Whether your dream is to work at a small local business, non-profit organization, government agency, or multi-national company—you'll find some level of business training is needed to break into a good role, and move forward in your career.

7 Traits of Hugely Successful Graphic Designers

Nov 23, 2018 9:58:41 AM

Glaser, Kidd, Scher, Bass, Bierut...chances are, you've heard of at least one of these graphic design giants. And even if you don't know their names, you'd recognize their legendary work in a heartbeat.

Everyone knows the iconic "I heart NY" sign. Or, the universally familiar Jurassic Park t-rex image and logo. Those designs are by globally-renowned graphic designers, Milton Glaser and Chip Kidd.

9 Reasons to Choose a Career in Architectural Design

Nov 13, 2018 1:59:39 PM

Frankly, there are so many reasons to choose a career in architectural design, we had a hard time narrowing it down to just 9.

Becoming a Community Services Worker: Training & Careers in Toronto

Nov 2, 2018 8:39:04 AM

Working in community services is a true calling. The people we meet who are inspired to follow this path are deeply motivated to make a positive difference in their communities.

It's not just about getting a job, or earning a regular paycheck—it's about finding a career where you can advocate for, and truly help, society's most vulnerable populations.

If you're considering becoming a community services worker, you probably feel a strong commitment to social justice, human rights, and equal access to opportunities.

5 Keys to Successful Architectural Design: An Intro for New Students

Oct 5, 2018 12:21:50 PM

What are some of the challenges you'll face as a new building designer? What steps will you go through when creating new building concepts from scratch?

Key questions for anyone considering a career in architectural design.

On the surface, architectural design might seem like a purely technical occupation. You work with computer-aided-design software all day, do a lot of calculations, and produce highly detailed drawings and blueprints.

But the truth is, building design is about much, much more than plugging measurements into a computer program. It's truly an art and a science.

Should You Do Sales After Business College? 6 Questions to Consider

Sep 26, 2018 12:16:00 PM

What's your dream career path after graduating from business college? Want to manage an office, land an executive assistant job, work in marketing for a global brand? Maybe even start your own business?

Ready for Graphic Design Training? 7 Design Rules You Should Already Know

Sep 12, 2018 8:14:23 AM

Thinking about earning a diploma in graphic design? Wondering if you've got the raw talent needed to do well in training, and build a successful career in this field?