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The Benefits of Getting a Real Estate Pre-License

  Posted on January 16, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

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


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7 Common Challenges of Adult Learning and How You Can Overcome Them

  Posted on January 11, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

Making the decision to return to school after any sort of hiatus – work, military, children, etc. – holds a delicate mix of emotions. It is a fresh start filled with excitement, promise, and empowerment, for it’s the beginning of a new path that leads to a better life. It can also be an unsettling … Continued


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Benefits of an Experiential, Hands-On Education

  Posted on January 4, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

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


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Is a Career in Accounting Right for Me?

  Posted on December 26, 2017

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

Are you interested in starting a career in accounting but unsure if it’s the right professional path for you?  Because of the job outlook in the field of accounting, an accounting-focused degree offers a myriad of opportunities in today’s business world. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for accountants and auditors is expected to increase 10 percent or more through … Continued


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How an Externship Helped These Students Stand Out

  Posted on December 20, 2017

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

The workforce is crowded and competitive. So, how can college students stand out to employers before they even graduate?   Learn how externship programs are helping students lay solid foundations in their careers and gain essential work experience before they even graduate.     What is an externship?  An externship is an opportunity for a student to experience his or her career field first-hand by working … Continued


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Get a Closer Look at a Business Administration Specialist Career

  Posted on October 17, 2017

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

Are you interested in several areas of business, from accounting to human resources and marketing? Do you want a dynamic career that will utilize each of your talents and skills? Pursuing a career as a business administrative specialist or assistant can be an exciting professional path. Individuals in the field play a vital role in … Continued


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How Military Leadership Skills Help You Thrive in the Classroom

  Posted on October 11, 2017

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

Are you an active military member looking to receive career training? Are you a veteran ready to pursue a new professional path? Whether you’re starting school for the first time or resuming your courses upon return from duty, taking your next educational step is a major milestone. As you focus on your future, it’s important … Continued


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Why Do Students Turn to Career Training Programs?

  Posted on October 4, 2017

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

  Today, the career college is one of the most preferred routes to job training. While some students choose to attend a four-year college or university, many enroll in accelerated, career-specific programs to pursue professional success and advance career training. In fact, in 2009, students who earned an occupational credential were employed at a higher … Continued


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What is Medical Assisting?

  Posted on September 18, 2017

 Published by Francesca Luppino

Are you considering a career in which you can help others? Looking for a job with hands-on responsibilities and a path to success? Whether working in the medical field has been your life-long dream or you’re following a newfound interest in healthcare, medical assisting is a respected career with exciting rewards and daily challenges. What … Continued


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3 Big Reasons Why Continuous Enrollment in College Matters

  Posted on September 7, 2017

 Published by Francesca Luppino

At any age and at any stage in life, committing yourself to earning a college degree is a big deal. It takes incredible persistence, motivation, time management, and deep-rooted determination. While there is certainly no one-size-fits-all approach to earning a college degree as everyone’s situation and circumstances in life are unique, there is a route … Continued


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4 Leadership Traits for Hospitality and Tourism Careers

  Posted on August 30, 2017

 Published by Francesca Luppino

  Looking to move up in the hospitality and tourism management industry? Are you open to learning and challenging yourself with new ideas? Do you have the leadership skills to make a difference? Becoming a strong leader is one of the most effective ways to demonstrate your unique value and dedication as a professional in … Continued


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3 Careers in Technology to Jumpstart Your Future

  Posted on August 15, 2017

 Published by Francesca Luppino

Did you know the demand for information technology careers has been rising? In fact, computer and information technology employment is projected to grow faster than average at 12 percent from 2012 through 2024.1 No matter where you imagine yourself fitting into the IT industry, it’s important to set yourself apart. In a competitive job market, … Continued


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Career School Program Finder: Answer 2 Questions About Your Dream Job

  Posted on August 4, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Finding the best career school program for your goals is an important step toward your future. You might be wondering, “What career is right for me?” or “How do I decide on the right training program for that career?” Your education is an investment, and we believe in getting it right. According to USA Today … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Virginia Lance-Corey

  Posted on July 27, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Your future is limitless and you undoubtedly have big career goals and aspirations. Are you taking the necessary steps to achieve the professional future you want? The path to bettering your career and life all starts with realizing you can do anything you set your mind to. Despite challenges and uncertainties, Virginia Lance-Corey, a graduate … Continued


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5 Signs Marketing is the Path for You

  Posted on July 17, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Now is an exciting time to begin a career in marketing. Social media and e-commerce platforms are changing the way marketers reach audiences. From online advertising and branding to mobile apps, the creative possibilities are endless. If creating and selling to an audience sounds like an exciting challenge, then marketing might be the career for … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Ish Gonzalez

  Posted on July 11, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

As the world grows more technology-driven, the workforce requires trained, driven IT professionals. Ish Gonzalez, a graduate of OBC’s Information Technology Computer Support Associate Degree program, decided to return to school, set his future up for success, and start a thriving IT career. Read Ish Gonzalez’s experience at OBC and see what he’s up to … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Erica Friend

  Posted on July 6, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Ohio Business College works hard to prepare every student with hands-on, real-world career training so he or she can stand out to employers and quickly become invaluable assets in any professional setting. So, what’s an OBC program like? Erica Friend, a graduate of OBC’s Medical Administrative Assistant Associate Degree program, gives you a first-hand description … Continued


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OBC Student Spotlight: DJ Owsley

  Posted on June 22, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

DJ Owsley, a current student of OBC’s associate degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, is preparing to set his career in motion. Discover a program that can jumpstart your career by reading about DJ Owsley’s experience at OBC. 1.Why did you decide to continue your education at Ohio Business College? When I was a sophomore in high school, I was … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Rhonda Brown

  Posted on June 15, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

A better job and a better way of life is more attainable than you think. After being laid off for the second time, Rhonda Brown made a brave and positive decision for her life and her family. She decided she needed a change in careers, and to do that, she needed to advance her skill … Continued


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5 Critical Skills to Master Before You Graduate

  Posted on June 8, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

What does it take to become a successful professional? What skills, behaviors, and mindsets does one need to acquire for a thriving, rewarding career to take flight? When you graduate, there are certain employability skills that employers look for in all job candidates. Regardless of when you’re expected to graduate – whether this spring or … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Diana Jones

  Posted on May 31, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

What are your personal and professional goals? What’s standing in your way of achieving your potential? Whatever your dreams are, they can become a reality when you believe in yourself and pursue every day with hard work and dedication. Despite setbacks and challenges, Diana Jones, a graduate of OBC’s associate degree in Business Administration with … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Joseph Chaplin

  Posted on May 16, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Stepping out into the workforce as a business professional is exciting and incredibly rewarding. To start on the best foot possible and begin your career as an in-demand individual with essential business and professional skills and knowledge, a top-rated degree can help you start your dream career. Joseph Chaplin, a graduate of OBC’s associate degree … Continued


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4 Reasons Why You Need to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone to Achieve Your Professional Potential

  Posted on April 27, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Comfort zones are great, aren’t they? They foster some of the biggest things we crave, like ease, security, and good feelings. However, when it comes to starting a new career, or furthering an existing one, comfort zones won’t help you get ahead. Instead, they interfere with you reaching your professional potential. As a driven professional … Continued


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