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Willis College offers a career-focused approach to adult education, enabling graduates to transition into careers in business, technology, and healthcare.  Over the years, this adult private career college has played a major role in seeing more than 150,000 graduates,   leading successful lives in Canadian communities and around the world.

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Tearing down the barriers to Women in Cyber Security

Tearing down the barriers to Women in Cyber Security By Rima Aristocrat, President and CEO of the Willis Cyber Academy and Willis College, Ottawa.   Why are only 11% of Canadian cyber and network security professionals women? There’s absolutely no logical reason for it, and I can prove that. Before…

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The Common HR Problems Business College Grads Know to Prevent

It’s an established business principal that the fair management of individuals working in an organization translates into a more productive and motivated workforce. In fact, a recent survey indicated that 67% of US workers valued “respectful treatment of all employees” as “very important”, beating out all other considerations in their…

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4 Social Activities to Encourage Clients to Try After Your Personal Support Worker Program

When working with elderly clients as a personal support worker (PSW), social activities can offer terrific benefits. For one thing, it’s never too late for someone to learn new skills, whether it be a musical instrument, a sport, or another interest. What’s more, such pursuits also offer the opportunity to…

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How Pros With a Diploma in Cyber Security Deal With Ransomware

Ransomware has only been on the scene for a few years, but it’s developed quite the reputation. A 2017 ransomware attack notoriously locked down Britain’s National Health Service, as well as companies like FedEx, Honda, and a number of other influential organizations around the world. This attack left crucial files…

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Make a Meaningful Difference in the Lives of Others with PSW Certification

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Thanks to Canada’s ageing population, it’s no surprise that entering a career as a personal support worker (PSW) means enjoying stable employment. For many PSWs, though, the experience goes far beyond the security and convenience of a regular pay check. They see the work that they do as an opportunity…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Co-op Success for Business College Students

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A cooperative education combines in-class learning and practical work experience. Completing a co-op placement prior to graduation can greatly benefit your future career by allowing you to develop your skills, build your resume, network, and increase your chances of landing a full-time position quickly after finishing your studies. If you’re…

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Insider Interview Tips to Help You Land a Job After Your Diploma in Cyber Security

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Going through the interviewing process to land the perfect job can be grueling. You need to be prepared for the questions typical of any interview, but also for industry-specific questions. With a skills shortage in IT and security, network security is becoming a hot job market for well-prepared and qualified…

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