Accounting Trends in 2021

Accounting trends in 2021

The accounting industry is rapidly evolving – in part due to advances in technology which were accelerated during the pandemic. In fact, the CPA exam, the over 100-year-old gold standard, announced that their 2021 exam would focus more on business processes, automation, data analytics and a digital mindset than on more traditional topics like estate…

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Career Advancement Opportunities for a Medical Assistant

Career Advancement Opportunities for a Medical Assistant

Pursuing a career as a Medical Assistant is an excellent way to begin your journey in the healthcare field. Medical Assistants play a vital role in keeping doctors’ offices, clinics, hospitals, and care facilities running smoothly by taking vitals, maintaining patient records, scheduling appointments, assisting doctors with physical exams, and more.  You may also wish…

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Is a Career in HVAC Right for You?

Is a Career in HVAC Right for You?

Do you love working with your hands? Does the idea of working at a desk all day give you nightmares? Would you like to pursue a career that’s always in demand? If the answer to all those questions is yes, training to become an HVAC technician may be the right choice for you. Here are…

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5 Critical Skills to Master Before You Graduate

Skill-building starts now In college, we learn what are called hard skills, things like giving an inoculation, shifting gears in a big rig, or properly wiring an electrical board. A hard skill is the actual technical knowledge needed to do a specific job. It’s impossible to overstate the importance of hard skills. If we lack…

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Benefits of an Experiential, Hands-On Education

Learning By Doing It has been shown over and over again: Most students – regardless of age – learn best by doing. Education experts call it “experiential learning,” and  The Princeton Review reports that “experiential learning in college could launch your career.”1   Lectures, reading, and studying are all necessary, but we’ve known for years that students…

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Medical Assistant School

Medical Assistant School

Certified Medical Assistants In High Demand America’s healthcare providers will hire tens of thousands of new Medical Assistants in coming years to meet a growing demand for healthcare driven largely by the needs of the aging Baby Boom generation, according to government analysts. Medical Assistant job opportunities will grow “much faster than the average” between…

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Road to a New Career

Plenty of Trucking Jobs Available There will be literally millions of truck driving jobs before this decade is over, according to government forecasts. That means a lot of opportunities for a lot of people. You could be one of them. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that by 2028 there will be nearly 2…

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Alumni Spotlight

Interested in a Medical Assistant career? Hear from MA graduates on the Ohio Business College difference when working in the field! Our Medical Assisting program provides students with the skills necessary to perform both front- and back-office functions in a medical setting. Erica Collins Erica Collins, a graduate of OBC’s medical assisting diploma program and…

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4 Leadership Traits For Medical Assisting Careers

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  Medical personnel are highly respected and do so much to keep the public healthy and safe. Without medical professionals, we wouldn’t have access to routine or emergency healthcare which we rely on often. If you’re considering a career in medical assisting, Ohio Business College has you covered with an excellent medical assistant program at…

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Career College vs. Community College

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Whether you’re continuing your existing education or going back to school, it’s important to determine which academic setting fits your needs: a 4-year college, community college or a career training college. College shouldn’t be a one-size-fits-all approach: everyone prefers different styles of learning, educational settings, classroom sizes, career paths, etc. While attending a 4-year college…

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