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Latest Stats & Facts on Addiction: What CSW Students Should Know

Nov 23, 2017 9:18:53 AM

Supporting at-risk individuals within our communities is complex, challenging work.  How do people end up in high-risk situations and environments? What factors combine to push some of us into extremely vulnerable and life-threatening circumstances? 

Business Career Spotlight: What's it Like to Work in Human Resources?

Nov 15, 2017 2:13:50 PM

Human resource (HR) management is one of the fastest-growing fields in business. HR professionals work with small businesses, mid-to-large sized companies, in government, and for specialized consulting firms.

Architectural Design Training: 5 Questions to Ask During Your First Consultation

Nov 6, 2017 9:58:48 AM

Architectural design training prepares students to participate in every stage of the design process. From creating initial sketches, to finalizing blueprints, to overseeing the build itself—drafters have a role at every phase.

And one of the most important moments in this process is the initial client consultation. This is when you'll start brainstorming ideas based on your client's overall vision.

It's so important to communicate clearly during this stage, so you can understand what the client is aiming for, produce sketches that reflect their wants and needs—and avoid disappointment, delays, and extra costs down the road.

Network Administrator Careers: What is a Computer Network Consultant?

Oct 25, 2017 11:05:30 AM

So, you're considering network administrator training and thinking ahead to your career options after graduation.

Will you pursue a specialization in security? Do you want a more hands-on role as a network technician? What other network administrator jobs are open to you?

Joining an Agency after Web Design School: Pros, Cons & Tips for Success

Oct 16, 2017 11:03:59 AM

After graduating from web design school, students have a few different career paths from which to choose. Some may opt for freelance work. Others will look for a position with a brand, business, or professional organization. And some graduates will find themselves working for a marketing and/or web design agency.

How Community Services Workers Handle a Crisis: 7 Key Steps

Sep 18, 2017 10:46:20 AM

Working with at-risk populations is central to community service work. CSWs are trained to support people dealing with serious life challenges, and guide them toward the most helpful programs and services—challenges which may include addictions, mental health disorders, cases of domestic violence, and other, high-stress situations that sometimes lead to acute crises.

Legal Careers: Paralegal VS Legal Assistant—Which Should You Choose?

Sep 6, 2017 10:48:33 AM

Updated January, 2021

Know you want to pursue a legal career, but can't decide between paralegal and legal assistant training?

If you live in Ontario, there are several important differences between these two legal careers. In this post, we cover four of the most significant distinctions: training requirements, typical responsibilities at work, career options, and provincial licensing rules. 

After exploring what sets these two professions apart, we hope students will have a clearer sense of which path suits them best.

5 Key Facts About the Paralegal Licensing Process in Ontario

Aug 27, 2017 11:31:31 AM

Paralegals in Ontario enjoy a broader scope of practice than their peers in other provinces.

5 Questions You'll Be Asked at a Business Admin Job Interview (+ Sample Answers)

Aug 16, 2017 8:20:19 AM

Prospective employers want to learn a number of things about you during a business admin job interview.

They'll be considering your personality and how you'd fit with the team, your technical skills, experience in similar roles, trustworthiness, and of course, the "soft" skills that are so important in business admin—communication, organization, problem-solving, etc.

How will they get to the heart of your qualifications and overall suitability for the job? By asking questions. A lot of questions!

Your First Job After a Business Diploma: 4 Popular Entry-Level Options

Jul 31, 2017 9:15:05 AM

One of the first questions students ask when considering a college program is, "what kinds of jobs can I get with this diploma?"

Since many people pursue college training to launch a new career or improve their current prospects, this question is both valid and necessary.

Genuine interest in a program of study is key, but only part of the equation. It's crucial for people to map out where a diploma will take them post-study, and how they'll make the often challenging transition from student to professional.