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4 Reasons Healthcare Training is Such a Smart Investment (Winnipeg Edition)

Aug 9, 2018 11:46:06 AM

By now, you've probably got the message that Canada is running dangerously short of healthcare professionals.

4 Business Administration Skills That Will Put You Ahead of the Competition

Jul 30, 2018 1:37:38 PM

There is no doubt that office administrators are the backbone of every business, not-for-profit, government office, and corporation.

From answering phones to managing projects to processing payroll—administrative professionals make sure the operation runs smoothly, and no organization could survive without their skills.

Top 10 Skills for Community Support Workers: Is This Career for You?

Jul 11, 2018 10:47:13 AM

Updated March 2021

Wondering if a career in social services is right for you? One of the best ways to figure that out is by looking at the skills you'll need to succeed on the job.

If those qualities match up with your profile and interests, chances are you're a good fit for the role.  And if they don't? You're probably better off in another career.

In this post, we're looking at what it takes to be an effective community support worker (CSW). We break down the top 10 characteristics, interests, and skills needed to really thrive in this job.

By the end, you'll know if a CSW career makes sense for you, and exactly how to get started.

Top 5 Workplace Hazards You'll Bust as a Health & Safety Officer

Jul 2, 2018 11:00:32 AM

Have you ever suffered an injury at work? Was the cause a faulty piece of equipment, or unsafe work space?

Every year, thousands of Canadians report job-related illness and injury—and in 2016, 905 people lost their lives because of unsafe working conditions (26 were young workers between the ages of 15 and 24).

But these numbers reflect just a portion of all cases, many of which go unreported. And then there are the families, co-workers, and friends who suffer trauma when a loved-one is injured or killed on-the-job.

The repercussions of unsafe workplaces ripple through our communities, changing lives forever.

Which Health Care Diploma Should You Choose? 3 Top Options in Winnipeg

Jun 21, 2018 1:44:26 PM

After more than 50 years of career counselling and training, we have a pretty good idea of what attracts people to health care careers.

The health care students we work with are usually quite practical, thoughtful, and generous. They're focused on helping other people. They want to make a positive difference in their community and do a job that really matters.

Almost always, health care students are interested in giving back. They're looking for a career that is both personally rewarding and highly valued.

But it's not all about giving. Like anyone else, health care students want a secure job after training.

Winnipeg Needs Occupational Health & Safety Officers: Should You Get Training?

Jun 11, 2018 1:56:16 PM

Have you ever quit a job because working conditions were just too terrible to bear?

What Can You Do With a Supply Chain Management Diploma? 5 Job Options for New Grads

Jun 2, 2018 12:27:01 PM

What was the last thing you purchased at a store or online? Electronics, clothing, food? Chances are, whatever you bought, it went through a long and winding supply chain to get from its point of origin into your hands.

Top 3 Health Care Careers You Can Train for in Under 9 Months (Winnipeg Edition)

May 3, 2018 5:37:44 PM

A health care aide student at Herzing College practices patient care procedures

For many people, finding a quick college training program that leads directly to paid work is a top priority.  And there are several good reasons students are drawn to condensed certificates and diplomas—like cheaper tuition, shorter disruption to work and family life, and a much faster start to a career.

But when we think of health care careers, it's not fast training programs that come to mind. Doctors, nurses, and other clinicians spend years earning an education. Most people assume that meaningful work in health care takes a huge investment of time and money on training.

Ready for Entrepreneurship After Business College? 5 Things to Consider

Apr 23, 2018 10:45:49 AM

Can anyone with a great business idea become a successful entrepreneur? Is a marketable product or service all it takes to launch your own start-up?

Starting a Broadcasting Career in Winnipeg: Herzing Instructor, Bev Edmondson, Has Advice for Newcomers

Apr 13, 2018 11:24:45 AM

Considering a career in broadcasting and looking around for training programs in the Winnipeg area? Wondering what it takes to make a living in this field, and what your job options will be as a broadcasting newbie?

You're not the only one with questions about the rapidly evolving field of radio, television, and digital media. There are many careers paths students can pursue in this industry—from camera operator to writer to producer to on-air host to YouTube star!

It can be difficult to know where to begin, and what kind of training will get your foot in the door.

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