How COVID-19 Has Changed the Medical Assisting Field

As the COVID-19 pandemic surged around the world, so too did the need for healthcare workers. If you’re considering starting a career as a medical assistant, you’ll be entering a field where your skills will be in high demand in a range of medical settings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of…

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What to Expect from a Truck Driving Academy

What to expect from a truck driving academy

If you love the idea of life on the open road, the freedom that comes with taking charge of your career, and driving a big rig across America’s beautiful highways, it’s time to consider enrolling in a truck driving school. Here’s what you can expect when you attend OBC’s Truck Driving Academy. Complete Training Quickly…

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Becoming a Medical Office Specialist

Becoming a Medical Office Specialist

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the growing healthcare industry and are passionate about helping people, you may want to consider becoming a Medical Office Specialist. Here are five things you should know to determine if this career path is the right choice for you. What does a Medical Office Specialist do? A…

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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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