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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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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Bart Hamrick

  Posted on April 7, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

The medical assisting profession continues to grow in high-demand and is one of the best avenues for jumpstarting a career in the medical field. At Ohio Business College, we work to distinguish our medical assisting diploma students from other job-seeking candidates by delivering a top-rated, hands-on healthcare education. Learn about OBC’s medical assisting program first-hand. … Continued


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Trade School vs. Community College

  Posted on April 3, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

You’ve decided to take your next steps in life and advance your education. What an exciting time for you! Whether you’re fresh out of high school, eager to start your dream career, or looking to switch career paths, you have an abundance of colleges and universities at your fingertips, and it’s important to understand the … Continued


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Ready for an Exciting Career? 5 Reasons to Choose a Career in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry

  Posted on March 15, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

  Do you crave a career that’s stable and long-term? What about fun and challenging? If so, look no further than a career in the multifaceted hospitality and tourism industry. If you’re willing to study and work hard, you’re well on your way to breaking into this growing industry and finding immense success. Let’s look … Continued


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Career Training: College Alternatives for High School Graduates

  Posted on March 9, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

  Wondering what to do after high school? What path will you take? Do you plan to enter the military? Attend a traditional, four-year college or university? Take some time to work and save money? When it comes to options after high school, there is no one path fits all, and maybe none of the … Continued


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OBCTDA Trainer Spotlight: James Chambers

  Posted on March 2, 2017

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

We would like to share an interview with James (Jimmy) Chambers.  He has been a part of the Ohio Business College Truck Driving Academy for over 2 years.  Educating students and supporting them on the way toward their CDL license; he has become a favorite of many. How long have you been working at OBCTDA … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Erica Collins

  Posted on February 27, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Erica Collins, a graduate of OBC’s medical assisting diploma program and former STNA, realized she missed the medical field and knew it was time to advance her life and career. She decided to return to school and become a medical assistant. Discover OBC’s medical assisting program first-hand by reading about Erica’s time and experiences at … Continued


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Fast-Track Your Accounting Career

  Posted on February 10, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Did you know that accounting and business professionals continue to grow in high demand? Frank Byrt, author on AccountingWeb.com, wrote that our country’s uncertain economic conditions, increased and changing government regulations, and large population of retiring Baby Boomers has increased the demand for experienced business professionals who possess a strong set of accounting and tax … Continued


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What to Expect After You Graduate from OBC

  Posted on February 2, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Life after graduation can be an overwhelming and scary time for some graduates. Many wonder: “Is my resume good enough?” “Are my interview skills sharp?” “When will I land a job?” “Where will I land a job?” Transitioning from the academic realm to the workforce full-time holds several uncertainties, but none that you won’t be … Continued


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3 Jam-Packed Financial Resources to Help You Pay for Your Education

  Posted on January 5, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

  So, you’ve decided to advance your life in 2017 and return to school. Your decision to invest in your education will undoubtedly also benefit your family and your career, and we applaud you and your ambition! Figuring out exactly how you’re going to pay for your degree or professional diploma is probably at the forefront … Continued


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Get Ahead in 2017 with a Top-Rated Professional Diploma

  Posted on December 30, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Today’s job market is filled with new procedures, emerging technologies, and innovative developments and information. The rapid pace of the business and healthcare industries have created an unprecedented demand for continuing education. Whether you want to begin a new career or advance your current one, we have a professional college diploma program that will meet … Continued


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Jump-Start Your Healthcare Career in 2017

  Posted on December 27, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Have you always been interested in the medical field? Do you have a passion for helping people and making a real difference? If you want to enter the fast-paced healthcare industry but aren’t quite sure where to begin, we can help you jump-start your healthcare career in 2017 by becoming a medical assistant. Why become … Continued


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Employer Spotlight: University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

  Posted on December 23, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

In a recent Monster.com article, Debra Stock, the Vice President of Member Relations for the American Hospital Association, noted that the long-term outlook for hospital jobs is excellent and the demand for hospital employees only continues to grow. Would you like to land a job in a hospital in Northeast Ohio? Read this employer spotlight … Continued


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OBCTDA Trainer Spotlight: Shon Stevens

  Posted on December 21, 2016

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

Earlier this week we took a moment to shine the spotlight on one of our business instructors. Today we would like to take a moment to learn more about one of the trainers at the Ohio Business College Truck Driving Academy.  Located in Middletown, Ohio the truck driving academy has been training new drivers for the … Continued


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Make Going Back to School in 2017 a Reality

  Posted on December 19, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Is going back to school one of your 2017 New Year’s resolutions? This is an exciting goal and we commend you for wanting to grow and forge new personal and professional paths. We understand, too, that big, life-changing goals like going back to school can seem daunting and overwhelming. A lot of questions may be … Continued


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OBC Faculty Spotlight: DeAnne Bowersock

  Posted on December 14, 2016

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

One of the most important parts of any school is its faculty. DeAnne Bowersock is an almost 14 year member of the Ohio Business College team.  A favorite of staff and students, she is the IT Office Department Head for our Sandusky, Ohio campus. As you will learn, her career at OBC began in 2001 … Continued


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How to Become a Medical Administrative Assistant [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Posted on November 16, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Are you looking for a career that has momentum? A career that is challenging and delivers unprecedented purpose? Have you thought about entering the healthcare industry? Or, are you looking to advance your already established healthcare career? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) 2014-2024 employment projections, healthcare is the fastest growing job … Continued


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6 Steps to a More Confident, Professional You

  Posted on November 10, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

A strong desire to succeed in your career is crucial, and when that desire is coupled with robust confidence, your career success and achievements will begin to take flight. However, recent research has revealed that there is a ‘confidence-crisis’ in today’s workplace. According to the Online Recruitment Resource: 32% of employees are afraid of expressing … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Charmaine Higgins

  Posted on November 1, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Accountants are integral to the success and performance of businesses and organizations, as they prepare, examine, and ensure that financial records are accurate and taxes are done properly. Did you know, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that the job outlook for accountants (between 2014-2024) is expected to grow 11%? That’s faster than most … Continued


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