Why Do Students Turn to Career Training Programs?

  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

What is Medical Assisting?

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

3 Big Reasons Why Continuous Enrollment in College Matters

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

4 Leadership Traits for Hospitality and Tourism Careers

  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

3 Careers in Technology to Jumpstart Your Future

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

OBC Alumni Spotlight: Virginia Lance-Corey

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