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Student Support Services: Looking After Yourself

Aug 8, 2022 12:31:09 PM

By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

The concept of self-care is a much-discussed topic both in academic circles and in wider society. In fact, never has it been more common for professionals, students, families, friends, and colleagues to talk about things we can all do to protect our well-being.

The Importance of Time Management in Healthcare: Tips and Tricks

Aug 4, 2022 11:37:43 AM

Medical office assistants often find themselves pulled in many different directions. Picture this: The phone is ringing, frustrated patients are demanding to see the doctor immediately, a pile of voice recordings is waiting to be transcribed, and you still need to collect a blood sample from the patient in room two.

In a busy hospital or clinic, it might seem like you don’t have much say over how you organize your time. Fortunately, there are things you can do to keep the chaos under control.

Read on to learn why time management is so crucial in healthcare settings and what practical tips you can follow to improve your skills in this area.

New Software Development Diploma: An Inside Look

Jul 26, 2022 9:19:02 AM

Software development is a field that’s just exploding with opportunities across Canada. According to data from the Labour Market Information Council, the number of online job postings for programmers skyrocketed by more than 285 per cent over the last three years. What’s more, developers came in at number two on Randstad’s list of the top 15 jobs in Canada in 2022.

That’s why Herzing College is excited to announce the launch of a new 12-month diploma program in software development. Delivered online, it provides comprehensive training in a variety of programming languages so that you can be ready to take advantage of growing career opportunities.

So just what can you expect from the new program? To find out, we spoke with course designer Derek Lewis.

Student Support Services: Embracing Optimism

Jul 4, 2022 9:35:13 AM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

Given the abundance of negative messages that we consume on a daily basis, I would like to suggest that there are ways to craft our own personal perspectives on the world in which we live.

Why is Health and Safety Important in the Workplace?

Jun 16, 2022 9:10:57 AM

When a person gets hurt on the job, both they and the business feel the impact.

Student Support Services: Dealing With Uncertainty

Jun 2, 2022 2:02:38 PM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

 We all find ourselves attracted to uncertainty when partaking in certain activities. A suspenseful movie, a mystery novel, and games of chance are three examples that come to mind.

New Initiatives to Honour Former Herzing President Bill Riches

Jun 1, 2022 9:11:39 AM

Our community lost a cherished friend, colleague, and leader when Bill Riches passed away in April following a battle with cancer.

Want to Collaborate? Meet Our Community Partnership Coordinator

May 12, 2022 11:12:09 AM

You may have already seen Nicole Fontaine at one of the dozens of online and in-person events she’s attended over the past few months.

Student Support Services: Developing Resilience

May 2, 2022 1:40:20 PM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

As time presses on and students persist in their respective programs, it is a good time to acknowledge that it is not always smooth sailing.

Student Support Services: Navigating a New Normal

Apr 11, 2022 11:13:26 AM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

Welcome back. As I sit in my office at the college, I am struck by what seem to be competing feelings. Much like yourselves, I am trying to process the past 24-plus months since the world changed.

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