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Pros & Cons of a Graphic Design Career: Should You Go For It?

Apr 30, 2019 2:42:35 PM

Updated June, 2021.

What exactly is graphic design? This might seem like a really obvious starting point to this blog post—but it's key to knowing if this career path is truly right for you.

4 Steps to Starting a Business Career (without a university degree)

Mar 29, 2019 1:36:26 PM

Not everyone wants to spend 4 years, and thousands of dollars, on a business degree. The average Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Toronto can cost upward of $40,000. The price is much higher if you're an international student.

Starting a Career in Building Design: Your First 5 Steps

Mar 22, 2019 3:54:52 PM

Updated November, 2020

Interested in architecture, building design, and the construction process? Like the idea of being part of a design team, and watching your concepts come to life as real buildings?

You've got a few different options, in terms of design training and careers. You can go to university and complete a bachelor's or master's degree in architecture.

Or, you can focus on the inside of buildings and homes, and become an interior designer.

Another option is to become a building design technician. This typically involves a 1-2 year diploma program in drafting and design technology.

If you're looking for a shorter training option, becoming a building designer makes more sense than becoming a licensed architect. 

Let's take a closer look at what it takes to start a career in this field.

6 Excellent Reasons to Choose a Career in Social Services

Mar 11, 2019 2:15:19 PM

Over the years, we've trained hundreds of social services workers. These people come from various backgrounds and walks of life—but they all have one important thing in common. They want to make a positive, lasting difference in their communities.

Would You Make a Good Community Services Worker? Here's How to Find Out

Mar 1, 2019 3:01:57 PM

The latest career report from the Government of Canada Job Bank tells us demand is steady for Community Services Workers (CSWs) in Toronto. And it's expected to remain stable over the next 10 years.

We'll have a balance of job-seekers and employers, and fair amount of growth in terms of community services and programs on offer.

What does all this mean? Well, it's positive news for anyone who feels called to a career in social services. It means there are opportunities to truly make a difference in your local community, delivering specialized support to the people who need it most.

Starting Graphic Design Training? 5 Design Trends to Know for 2020

Feb 1, 2019 10:04:24 AM

If you're about to embark on graphic design training, you're entering a world with endless creative possibilities—and just as many techniques, tools, and stylistic trends.

The design industry moves fast. To build a successful career in this field, you'll need to keep a close eye on the trends, while striving to find your own voice, and develop your own style.

Graphic design touches many different industries. Your clients could range from marketing agencies to design firms to authors to musicians to film producers.

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.