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How Do You Start a Broadcasting Career? 10 Tips for Beginners

Jul 21, 2020 1:30:58 PM

Updated January, 2021.

People will tell you that starting a career in broadcasting is incredibly difficult. So 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

Photo: Supply chain coordinators at a freight transportation and distribution warehouse

Updated April 2021.

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.

So, in this post we’re covering all the bases. We’ll break down how the supply chain industry works, training programs, career options, certifications, advancement opportunities, salaries, and required skills. 

Is supply chain management the right career for you? These are the points you should consider when making your decision.

Your Guide to Herzing's 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 Administrative Assistant?

Jun 11, 2020 1:25:03 PM

Updated February 2021.

Administrative assistants work in every sector of the economy.

From schools and healthcare organizations, to big corporations, banks, charities, government, and local businesses—admin assistants are the engines that keep daily operations running smoothly. 

Administrative assistants don’t make leadership decisions. But they do perform the clerical work and communications tasks that businesses need to thrive.

In fact, no growing company can be successful without the help of a good administrative team. 

So what do employers look for when hiring for these roles? Exactly what skills do you need to become a valued admin assistant?

Whether you’re just starting out, or looking to qualify for more advanced positions, you will need to prove your abilities in several key areas.

Here's what every employer is looking for when hiring a new administrative assistant.

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.

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

Apr 24, 2020 10:53:42 AM

Photo: 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.

They work at courthouses, private law firms, real estate firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies. You can specialize in a particular area of law, or work at a firm that provides services in several legal areas.

Are you a good fit for this role? Should you consider Legal Assistant training?

This week, we interviewed Nicole Page to find out what is involved in becoming a legal assistant and what to expect at work.

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. 

Meanwhile, schools and colleges across Canada have closed, turning many children and adults into online students. Not everyone prefers studying online. Many people truly enjoy coming to campus, hanging out with classmates, and interacting with instructors face-to-face. 

At Herzing, we’ve worked hard to make the transition as painless as possible for our students—but we know some of you are struggling to adapt. 

8 Different Jobs in Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Apr 2, 2020 2:13:48 PM

Supply chain management is a vast field. Think about the process a single piece of clothing or technology goes through, from point of origin to your local (or virtual) store shelf. 

There are raw materials to source, a manufacturing process, warehousing, distribution, global transportation logistics, and local delivery networks.  

At each stage, there are contracts to be made, negotiations, problem-solving, costs to manage, orders to track, and clients to update. 

Supply chain management is a highly complex, global industry with many areas of specialization and potential career paths. 

Studying Online at Herzing College: What to Expect & How to Enroll

Mar 23, 2020 12:36:53 PM

In response to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, Herzing College has transitioned all of our diploma programs to online learning. Our goal is to ensure that students get the same quality instruction and step-by-step support that they receive in the classroom, while studying safely from home.

Need Support? New Personal Counselling Services Available on Campus

Feb 24, 2020 1:32:19 PM

Fred Standil is the new Student Services Advisor at Herzing, offering academic and personal counselling to students. Fred has been on the faculty at Herzing College Winnipeg for the past 11 years.

Herzing College Winnipeg is excited to announce new counselling and advising services for students. The new Student Support Services office is located on the second floor by the elevator, and officially launched on February 10, 2020. 

If you’re struggling with a personal or academic problem, this is the place to go. The office is run by Fred Standil, who many students already know as our Community Support Worker instructor. 

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