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What Kind of Jobs Can I Get with a Business Administration Diploma?

  Posted on May 17, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

Business and business administration have long been two of the most popular fields of study at postsecondary institutions across the country for both undergraduate and graduate students. On the surface, this would make sense because businesses are essential to the completion of tasks and the availability of modern conventions we may take for granted, not … Continued


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The Many Paths to Success in Accounting

  Posted on May 3, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

    How to make the most of all the opportunities a career in the profession brings. One thing that everyone in today’s world can agree on is that having many options, and opportunities, is a good thing. This is especially true when it comes to you and the career you’ve chosen. There are many … Continued


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Ways to Develop Effective Management Skills

  Posted on April 16, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

As a student or employee, you’ve undoubtedly heard (and continue to hear) a lot about management skills. It’s important to note that you don’t have to be a manager in order to develop or improve your management skills. Employees at any level can – and should – foster a sense of ownership for their jobs … Continued


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5 Podcasts that Will Boost Your Business Savvy

  Posted on April 12, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

Today’s business realm is fast-paced, constantly changing, and demands professionals to stay on top of their game. But with the rate at which news moves and trends come and go, how does one truly remain up to speed on all-things business, marketing, strategy, etc.? Articles? Blog posts? Digital newsletters? Perhaps. But the average day of … Continued


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5 FAQs About the Medical Assisting Profession

  Posted on April 3, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

If you’re searching for answers about the medical assisting profession, you’re probably ready for a big career change. You need a job that gives you a purpose. One that empowers you to do meaningful work. Medical assisting is for individuals who want to commit to serving others. This career puts you in a fast-paced atmosphere … Continued


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6 Motivational Strategies for Students to Achieve Academic Goals

  Posted on March 26, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

Even with the best intentions, staying motivated can be tough with everything you’ve got going on. Whether it’s stress at work, a constant busy schedule at home, a lack of energy, or a combination of all three, staying on track in school can become a real hindrance. So how can you stay motivated to achieve … Continued


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Soft Skills You Need to Improve Your Career

  Posted on March 8, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

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


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How to Find Financial Aid for Career Training College

  Posted on February 27, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

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


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

  Posted on February 22, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

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


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

  Posted on February 20, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

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


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Wendy Benson

  Posted on February 8, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

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


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4 Habits of Effective Job Seekers

  Posted on January 29, 2018

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

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


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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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