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New Immigration Case Manager Program: Explore the Career

Sep 23, 2020 9:51:37 AM

Instructor, Cassandra Fultz (RCIC) in her office at Doherty Fultz Immigration in Toronto, Ontario

Herzing College Toronto is very pleased to announce a brand new Immigration Case Manager program. Training takes 9 months, including a 5-week internship at a law firm or immigration consulting business.

Demand for Immigration Case Managers has been growing rapidly across Canada. We are welcoming record numbers of immigrants each year, which has increased the need for immigration lawyers, consultants, and case managers.

What part does an Immigration Case Manager play? What special skills do they have and where are they employed?

Becoming a Network Technician: 7 Skills That Will Get You Hired

Sep 16, 2020 3:04:37 PM

Updated January, 2021

Today's network technicians have a lot on their plates. From security issues and optimization, to Internet of Things (IoT) challenges, and new cloud technology.

Never have our computer networks been more complex—and never have they faced so many threats.

But on the plus side, all of that complexity is creating record-high demand for skilled network technicians. There are so many opportunities out there for well-trained technicians and administrators.

And if you plan on becoming a network technician in the Toronto area, you're perfectly positioned to take advantage of this trend.

Paralegal Job Opportunities: Where Can You Work After College?

Sep 8, 2020 10:41:53 AM

Updated November 2022

Paralegals enjoy a wide range of job opportunities in Ontario. Ontario is one of the only provinces in Canada where licensed paralegals can represent clients in court for certain legal matters. 

This opens up a lot of different career paths in both the private and public sector. Plus, a skilled paralegal can also work as a law clerk or legal assistant, with options to specialize in many different areas of law. 

8 Reasons Occupational Health & Safety is a Good Career Choice

Sep 4, 2020 9:25:16 AM

Updated November 2020

Occupational health and safety (OHS) is a broad industry, which focuses on the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of people at work. 

This field includes all aspects of worker health. From workplace harassment to fire prevention; ergonomics to emergency evacuation procedures. 

OHS professionals are responsible for assessing risks, developing health and safety plans, and delivering training to staff members and management. 

It’s an incredibly important role, dedicated to protecting lives and helping teams respond appropriately when emergencies strike. 

Considering training to become an OHS professional? Take a look at 8 reasons occupational health and safety is a good career choice. 

How to Become a Medical Office Assistant in 5 Simple 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.

This role combines office management with front-line patient care. You can work at a hospital, private clinic, or nursing home as an important member of the health care team.

But what exactly does this position involve? What will it take to start your career?

Follow these 5 simple steps to learn more about the field. Find out out if becoming a medical office assistant is right for you and how to get started.

Top 7 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, patient and reliable, and have a strong desire 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. 

3 Different Occupational Health and Safety Jobs: Explore Your Options

May 14, 2020 12:01:34 PM

Updated November 2022

This is a good time to begin a career in occupational health and safety (OHS). We’re seeing growing demand for OHS professionals across Canada. What’s driving growth in this field? 

Every year, thousands of Canadians suffer injuries or lose their lives at work. Unsafe work environments are a major problem, not just in construction but across many sectors of our economy. 

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

Apr 9, 2020 9:27:00 AM

Updated June, 2021.

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. 

Becoming a lawyer is not your only option. Toronto is full of successful paralegals, law clerks, legal assistants, and immigration consultants. 

Which path should you choose? 

In this post, we’re breaking down the main differences between two very popular professions: paralegal and law clerk (or legal assistant). 

Understand what these roles entail, and key distinctions between training requirements, job descriptions, where you can work, and licensing rules. 

Get a clearer idea of which legal career is right for you and exactly how to get started. 

How to Choose a Good Building Design Program

Apr 6, 2020 12:19:25 PM

Updated November 2022

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 in the GTA, and employment is expected to remain stable. 

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? 

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