Soft Skills You Need to Improve Your Career

What are soft skills? Soft skills are a combination of several interpersonal skills, such as people, social, communication, etc. They differ from hard skills, which are, according to Investopedia, the specific, teachable, job-specific skills you need to perform work responsibilities. Hard skills can be defined and measured.1 Soft skills, on the other hand, are harder … Continued

How to Find Financial Aid for Career Training College

Have you decided to move on from your job and make a positive change in your career this year? It’s an exciting time to advance your career and we applaud the commitment you’ve made to bettering your personal and professional life. One of the biggest deterrents of pursuing higher education is the uncertainly or perceived … Continued

How Do I Know if I Want to Be a Truck Driver?

Do you want a career that is both stable and flexible? A career where you’re respected by others across the country? Have you considered a career as a truck driver? Professional truck drivers agree—being a truck driver isn’t just a career, it’s a lifestyle. Some pursue trucking because a relative or friend has built a … Continued

4 Signs It’s Time to Move on From Your Job

There’s no denying that today’s job market is demanding. Employers are looking for an advanced range of skills from their employees to help companies stay competitive and thrive. Professionals are finding their way back to school to gain new qualifications and the specific expertise they need to add momentum to their careers. But how do … Continued

OBC Alumni Spotlight: Wendy Benson

Pursuing higher education is paramount to achieving your career and life goals. At Ohio Business College, helping you realize your potential and enter a career field you’re passionate about is our mission. Wendy Benson, a graduate of OBC’s Medical Administrative Assistant Associate Degree program, decided to return to school to set her future up for … Continued

4 Habits of Effective Job Seekers

Attention all current and future job seekers: You have more control over the trajectory of your career than you might think. That’s right! Even in a down market, you can create desired outcomes and secure the jobs and positions you want. How? Assume the habits of highly successful job hunters by employing these four effective … Continued

The Benefits of Getting a Real Estate Pre-License

Do you dream of becoming your own boss and working flexible hours in a career that holds incredible earning potential? This scenario doesn’t just have to be a dream. A career in real estate delivers a wealth of benefits and can be a very lucrative career. To reap the benefits, though, hard work, a tenacious … Continued

Benefits of an Experiential, Hands-On Education

Make Your Education Help You Get Ahead in Your Career Now Hands-on learning is a hot topic in today’s education realm – and for good reason. From elementary school to college and beyond, it has been shown time and time again through studies, test scores, and student satisfaction surveys that most students – regardless of … Continued