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Join the race to make the world a better place. Top reasons to pursue a career in sustainability

Join the race to make the world a better place. Top reasons to pursue a career in sustainability 07/30/2021
Imagine...
Being part of the solution to the environmental crisis.
Setting and achieving measurable goals, having a positive effect on the planet, its resources and its inhabitants, now and for the future.
Acquiring a skillset in sustainability offers you the opportunity to make this difference in the world.

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Making privacy a priority. Your next career move: Privacy Management

Making privacy a priority. Your next career move: Privacy Management 07/28/2021
The recent headlines have been jarring and disconcerting. South of the border, data from Facebook users was improperly obtained by Cambridge Analytica to help sway a U.S. election. Meanwhile, right at home in Canada, we have our own cyber incidents. The largest breach to date in the financial services sector occurred when Desjardins compromised the data of nearly 9.7 million Canadians.

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Continence Care: empowering people with the independence to lead a dignified life

Continence Care: empowering people with the independence to lead a dignified life 07/26/2021
The elderly, or those with illness, disabilities or injuries, often suffer with incontinence. For women, incontinence may also occur during pregnancy, after childbirth and during menopause. Acquiring continence care knowledge and skills offers you the ability to make a vital difference by providing normalcy, dignity and independence through all these stages of life.

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Boom in healthcare analytics creates demand for skilled professionals

Boom in healthcare analytics creates demand for skilled professionals 07/20/2021
Any health crisis makes us all painfully aware of the dire need for better health data collection, sharing and analysis among communities, provinces and even countries. The Canadian healthcare industry has long recognized the critical need for enhanced health analytics to improve delivery, evaluation, decision-making and management. Canada is gearing up to be one of the top three healthcare hubs in the world by 2025. Such growth depends heavily on advanced technologies and analytics.

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Managing Uncertainty – a Reflection From the Caregivers’ Living Room – Donna Thomson’s Blog

Managing Uncertainty – a Reflection From the Caregivers’ Living Room – Donna Thomson’s Blog 07/05/2021
Sometimes, it may seem like professionals or other (more experienced) caregivers have all the answers. You might even believe that after taking Caregiving Essentials, you won’t question decisions you make on the fly with your loved one. But an important ‘Caregiving Essential’ is that our working conditions are unpredictable and uncertain. How do you feel about managing with uncertainty?

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Scotiabank and Windmill Microlending Announces Transformational Partnership

Scotiabank and Windmill Microlending Announces Transformational Partnership 06/11/2021
Since 2005, Windmill Microlending has supported the career success of skilled immigrants and refugees to Canada and we are excited to share their transformational partnership with Scotiabank.

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Asking for Help – a Reflection From the Caregivers’ Living Room – Donna Thomson’s Blog

Asking for Help – a Reflection From the Caregivers’ Living Room – Donna Thomson’s Blog 05/11/2021
Ask a caregiver, “What’s the hardest thing about caregiving?” Chances are they will answer “Asking for help! Come to think of it, it’s tricky finding ways to give it, too.”

Why is it so difficult to ask for help or offer it? Did we ever have the language for this – was it easier to ask for assistance or offer it in the olden days? I think it’s always been tricky because giving or needing help is so connected to personal dignity.

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McMaster Continuing Education and School of Nursing partner to offer academic certificate

McMaster Continuing Education and School of Nursing partner to offer academic certificate 04/08/2021
McMaster University Continuing Education and the School of Nursing have partnered to offer a Nursing Concepts in Continence Care program that will provide healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills to manage and treat incontinence in care settings. Launching Spring term 2021, the program consists of three courses. Upon completion, students gain a Certificate of Professional Learning.

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MCE's Director, Lorraine Carter, speaks with Leaders & Legends of Online Learning

MCE's Director, Lorraine Carter, speaks with Leaders & Legends of Online Learning 04/07/2021
Listen in as Lorraine Carter, McMaster University Continuing Education's Director, speaks with Leaders & Legends of Online Learning. They discuss building relationships, thinking about the learner and the future of online education.

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Profit, planet, and people and how we interact with the world is focus of new Sustainability program

Profit, planet, and people and how we interact with the world is focus of new Sustainability program 03/23/2021
McMaster Continuing Education is launching a new Sustainability program this Spring to address and teach practices on how people can adjust their actions at home, work and beyond to make sustainably-conscious decisions. The program will be offered fully online, with a combination of instructor-led and self-paced discussions, activities and webinars.

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McMaster Continuing Education Receives Award of Excellence for Caregiving Program

McMaster Continuing Education Receives Award of Excellence for Caregiving Program 05/08/2020
This week, CAUCE (Canadian Association for University Continuing Education) announced its Program Award winners for 2020. Among the winners was McMaster University Continuing Education’s open access no-cost online program, Caregiving Essentials.

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5 Reasons You Should Embrace Artificial Intelligence

5 Reasons You Should Embrace Artificial Intelligence 04/27/2020
AI will change the future of society and the workforce, and it won’t be holding back. We will need to embrace AI and learn how to work with it, not against it. So how do we prepare for the future of AI and embrace it in our workplace?

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Managing Stress Through Mindfulness

Managing Stress Through Mindfulness 03/27/2020
In times of uncertainty and upset, the practice of mindfulness can be a stabilizing force. Learn how to manage stress through mindfulness.

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3 Simple Tips to Successfully Manage Projects Remotely

3 Simple Tips to Successfully Manage Projects Remotely 03/26/2020
Managing projects can be challenging in any industry. With many businesses moving employees to work remotely, this transition creates an added layer of complexity for project managers to navigate. Learn how to successfully manage projects remotely with three simple tips.

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McMaster Continuing Education and Surety Association of Canada Announce New Partnership

McMaster Continuing Education and Surety Association of Canada Announce New Partnership 02/03/2020
McMaster University Continuing Education and The Surety Association of Canada (SAC) are pleased to announce their new partnership to offer the Associateship in Canadian Surety Bonding (A.C.S.B.) Designation Program.

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Invest in Your Employees. Grow Your Business.

Invest in Your Employees. Grow Your Business. 11/26/2019
It’s estimated that the price of replacing an employee can cost a company two times their base salary depending on their wage, role and experience. Scary number, right? Learn more about how you can retain your employees and grow your business.

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National Addictions Awareness Week

National Addictions Awareness Week 11/26/2019
National Addictions Awareness Week is this week! Many people suffer with gambling addiction. Learn more about how the brain is affected by problem gambling.

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The Benefits of Revolutionizing Health Care Delivery

The Benefits of Revolutionizing Health Care Delivery 11/26/2019
It might come as no surprise to you that Health Information Management and Health Informatics are in-demand career paths. Learn more about how an educational investment in health information technology can future-proof your career.

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Top Tips to Kick Start Your Career as a Newcomer

Top Tips to Kick Start Your Career as a Newcomer 11/26/2019
Immigrating to a new country is a huge undertaking for anyone. Uprooting your life, building a new home, and finding a job can be very daunting. Luckily in Canada, newcomers are not alone. There are many resources available to make this transition as smooth as possible.

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3 Ways Taking Short Courses Can Enhance Your Career Path

3 Ways Taking Short Courses Can Enhance Your Career Path 10/22/2019
One of the biggest challenges of living in today's fast-paced world is finding the time to get things done. As People's professional lives get busier it seems harder to keep up with the latest innovations and industry transformations. Here are some key benefits that short courses can offer you to help advance your career.

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