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The Canadian Constitution: 3 Things You Should Know Before You Start Legal Training in Ontario


Whether you want to become an immigration consultant, law clerk, paralegal, or pursue a career in police work, Canadian law and the Canadian Constitution will be an important part of...

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[Infographic]: How to Maximize Your Study Time as an Adult Learner


Going back to school as an adult learner can be an incredibly rewarding experience. You’ll get to develop new skills, meet friendly and supportive instructors, and achieve your true potential....

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2 Skills You’ll Hone During Your Payroll Administration Training in Ontario


If you’re looking for good pay and career stability, then payroll administration training might be your path to career satisfaction. According to Service Canada, payroll administrators are in demand in...

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Office Administrator with a Healthcare Diploma


Can you picture yourself working alongside doctors, nurses and other specialists in a medical setting? It doesn’t take full bank accounts and ten years of post-secondary study to become a...

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Meet AOLC Victoria: What to Expect from Your Office Admin College


As an adult learner returning to education, it can be difficult to know what to expect. You might worry that that instructors will expect more from you than your other...

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2 In-Demand Career Options for Information Technology College Grads


Do you love technology, have excellent problem-solving skills, and want a career that offers both good pay and job security? If so, then a career in information technology might be...

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3 Essential Skills You’ll Learn in Hospitality Training


Do you consider yourself to be compassionate, charismatic and outgoing by nature? Can you picture yourself connecting with people from all over the world? Do you strive to ensure the...

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3 Signs You’re Suited for a Business Career in BC


Are you ready to kick-start your own business career, or to upgrade your business skills and land a better job? Better pay, a secure future, and a sense of fulfillment...

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Infographic: Expert Tips to Land Your First Job after Career College


So you’ve completed the first, most important step toward advancing your career or starting down a brand new professional path. You’ve gone back to school and earned a college diploma....

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What ‘Age Adjustment’ Policy Means for Those Pursuing a Healthcare Diploma in BC


Canadians are living longer, stronger lives thanks to the hard work of professionals in the healthcare industry. If you’re interested in joining the ranks of the caring professionals who make...

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2 Characteristics of a Good Web Design College in BC


According to Work BC, 2040 jobs in web design are expected to open up in British Columbia between the years of 2014 and 2024. About 48 per cent of those...

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How to Become a Health Unit Coordinator with Your Medical Office Assistant Diploma


Are you ready to begin a secure, rewarding career of your own but unsure which field of employment is right for you? There is no better time to invest in...

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