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Getting Your First Medical Office Assistant Job: Tips from an Expert

Sep 10, 2020 9:58:54 AM

For most of us, searching for a new job is both stressful and exhausting. The endless applications, resume writing, interviews, and anxiety waiting to find out if you landed the position.

Ultimate Guide to Breaking into Broadcasting: 10 Tips for Beginners

Jul 21, 2020 1:30:58 PM

People will tell you that breaking in broadcasting is incredibly difficult. You should prepare yourself for a grueling journey, countless rejections, and years of working as a lowly assistant. 

And while it’s true that most newcomers start at the bottom, there are far more opportunities to advance and succeed than people realize. The broadcasting and media communications industry is truly vast.  

 

There are many career paths to choose from; many ways to nurture your talents and find your niche.What do you need to get started? You need a good strategy. 

Is Supply Chain Management a Good Career Choice? 6 Things to Consider

Jun 22, 2020 1:56:56 PM

Supply chain coordinators at a freight transportation and distribution warehouse

Perhaps a more accurate title for this blog post would be: “Is Supply Chain Management a Good Career Choice...For You.” 

Because “good” is obviously a relative term and there's no easy answer. Some people chose a career based on demand and salary. Others are looking for a challenge; something they really feel passionate about.

In some cases, fast training is the top priority.

It really depends on how you define "good" and what's important to you.

Meet Kelley: Your Expert Guide to Our Medical Office Assistant Program

Jun 19, 2020 1:22:53 PM

Kelley Khemiri, Medical Office Assistant instructor and career development specialist, in her office at Herzing College Winnipeg.

Kelley Khemiri is truly the best person to talk to about becoming a medical office assistant. Not only does she teach Herzing's Medical Office Assistant program, she is also our Career Development Specialist.

What Skills Do You Need to Become an Office Assistant?

Jun 11, 2020 1:25:03 PM

Office assistants work in every sector of the economy. From schools and healthcare organizations, to big corporations, banks, charities, government, and local businesses—office assistants are the engines that keep daily operations running smoothly. 

What to Expect at Your Herzing College Admissions Interview

May 19, 2020 2:18:37 PM

Cheylynn Plese has been an Admissions Advisor at Herzing College for 10 years.

The college admissions interview. It's a major source of stress for students all over the world. Most people are afraid of being judged and rejected...or pressured to make a decision about enrollment before they're truly ready.

Going back to school is a big life move. It often comes with feelings of anxiety around academic performance, tuition costs, and balancing time between work, family, and classes.

How do You Become a Legal Assistant? Top 10 Questions & Answers

May 13, 2020 2:56:54 PM

If you’re interested in law, good with people, detail-oriented and organized, you could be a good fit for legal assistant training.  

It’s an excellent time to become a legal assistant in Manitoba. Strong employment growth and waves of retirements are creating jobs in this field, in every part of the province. 

You don’t need a university degree, and college legal assistant programs are relatively quick. 

So, how do you get started? What’s involved in becoming a legal assistant?  And most importantly, how do you know if this career is right for you? 

Health & Safety + Emergency Management: Get 2 Certificates for the Price of 1

May 4, 2020 1:40:49 PM

Occupational health and emergency management go hand-in-hand. These two career paths naturally overlap, because both are concerned with the safety and well-being of people in the workplace. 

Both occupations focus on minimizing hazards, analyzing workplace safety procedures, and developing emergency response plans.

Occupational health and safety professionals need training in emergency management to develop response plans for things like fires, explosions, and environmental hazards at work. 

Meet Nicole: What to Expect from Herzing's Legal Assistant Program

Apr 24, 2020 10:53:42 AM

Nicole Page, Legal Assistant instructor at Herzing College Winnipeg

Looking for a legal career that doesn't require years of university study? Have excellent communication and organizational skills, and can see yourself thriving in a busy law office?

Legal assistant could be the profession you're looking for. Legal assistants work under lawyer supervision, providing valuable support with case preparation, drafting documents, scheduling clients, and running the legal office.

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. 

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