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  • Top skills you need to succeed in Health and Social Services Top skills you need to succeed in Health and Social Services

    Healthcare has experienced rapid growth in recent years. The aging population (along with an aging healthcare workforce), a global health crisis, the digitalization of healthcare data and other issues have prompted an intense need for industry professionals with specific hard and soft skills.

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  • Would you like a professional certificate with that undergraduate degree? Would you like a professional certificate with that undergraduate degree?

    Now more than ever, employers are looking for professionals with specific experience, skills and credentials. The job market is growing, but “69% of employers report having trouble filling vacancies due to a lack of skills among candidates”.1

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  • The Canadian job market is hot. Now’s the time to go for the business career you want. The Canadian job market is hot. Now’s the time to go for the business career you want.

    Let’s start with some good news for job seekers: strong hiring (up 40%)1 is projected for Canada. However, 86%2 of workers say their careers have stalled in the past few years, while 69%3 of employers say they are having trouble filling vacancies due to a lack of skills among candidates.

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Upcoming Events and Courses

  • Data Analysis and Visualization Data Analysis and Visualization

    Examine data to discover meaningful information to solve business problems.

    Focus will be on the analytics life cycle in the context of framing the problem, proposing an analytics solution, communicating with stakeholders, and establishing an analytics focused project plan. Common data visualization tools and techniques will be explored and used as you learn best practices for the presentation and communication of analytical solutions and insights.

    Start January 27, register today!

  • Fundamental Career Development Tools Fundamental Career Development Tools

    Making a good first impression in professional situations is important.

    For only $25, join our 5 week online course and gain practical skills to navigate situations you may encounter in your career or job search. Focus will be on communication best practices and techniques, online tools and strategies to strengthen your network.

    Register today to start February 7

  • Intercultural Communication Intercultural Communication

    How we communicate is affected by our cultural values and the understandings we hold of others and members of groups.

    Explore how your perspectives on culture, diversity and inclusion affect your communication while examining common challenges. Learn strategies and approaches to develop your communication skills for an intercultural society.

    Take the next step on February 14, register today!