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Five Tips to Get Ahead Post Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic upended and transformed how the workforce looks and operates. What was once in-person meetings in an office, has now turned into Zoom conference calls, commutes to work are steps into another room, and both employees and employers have had to alter their skills and everyday demands of their jobs. Experts and researchers […]

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Communication and Design The Chang School

How Taking a Certificate Can Build Out Your Professional Network

During your job search, you may have heard an iteration of this phrase before: it’s who you know, not what you know. That’s why so many professionals participate in networking events, attend industry talks, and maintain LinkedIn relationships with people they’ve met in passing. You never know which hand you shake could help get you […]

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) The Chang School

How To Incorporate Your Certificate Into Your Resume

So you’ve taken a certificate—you learned a lot, made great professional connections, developed applicable skills—but how do you showcase that on your resume beyond slapping it on the education section? How do you fully tell your story on your resume to feature all the momentous work you did, the useful knowledge you’ve acquired, and the […]

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What’s the Difference Between Online and Virtualized Learning?

In the world of distance education, there are plenty of unique ways to learn. The Chang School offers two different formats for distance learning – online and virtualized. For both formats, students have access to D2L Brightspace, Ryerson’s remote-learning portal. While both ways of learning are effective, they offer key differences in how you’ll interact […]

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Putting Course Theory into Practice

Kimberly Daffern, a student at The Chang School, was able to turn her capstone project in the Certificate in Nursing and Interprofessional Healthcare Leadership and Management into a plan that directly benefited her position as a registered nurse with Emily’s House, a pediatric hospice in Toronto.  As their client care resource nurse she has a […]

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Communication and Design The Chang School

How Learning Photography Can Change Your Life

Joël Bénard, a commercial photographer and Chang School instructor, shares his personal journey with photography and why learning photography is such an enriching experience.

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Business

Bitcoin and Beyond: How Blockchain is Transforming Business

As we begin 2021, many in the business world are watching with interest as cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin reach record highs. Is now the time to learn more about blockchain technology?

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Happy Holidays!

The Chang School Blog is taking a break for the holidays and will resume publishing in the New Year. We want to thank all of our readers for their support and wish everyone a happy and safe holiday.

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Community Services

The Gift of a Pandemic Toolkit to Small Businesses

Like many things in 2020, the holiday season will be far from normal and this will have negative consequences for small businesses, particularly retailers. Here’s how a group of Local Economic Development students hope to help change that by encouraging people to “buy local.”

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Programs for 50+

Why Age Isn’t About Wisdom, It’s About Long Life Perspective

Vrenia Ivonoffski, Artistic Director of The Estelle Craig ACT II STUDIO at The Chang School, is challenging ageist views in our society and showing the power of long life perspective.