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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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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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Job Search Tips with Tanya Foose

Job search tips - Ohio Business College

Have a job interview coming up? Hear from our Director of Career Services Tanya Foose on great tips for job searching. At Ohio Business College, we are committed to helping our students and alumni find employment after graduation. We provide students with a friendly and professional educational environment. Our Career Services Center provides you with…

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Resume Writing Tips with Tanya Foose

A resume is a great tool to showcase and highlight your education and skill sets to a potential employer. When writing a resume it is important to keep these three tips in mind! Our Director of Career Services Tanya Foose goes more in depth on what to add and leave off a resume and tips…

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Five Essential Skills to Succeed in Accounting

Numbers are the lifeblood of any business and organization.  And the professionals who are usually in charge of making sure those numbers always add up are the accountants. Accounting is a field that’s often misunderstood. Whether it’s the misbelief that the field is boring, it’s not creative , or that only people who go into…

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The Many Paths to Success in Accounting

    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…

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Ways to Develop Effective Management Skills

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…

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5 Podcasts that Will Boost Your Business Savvy

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…

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Soft Skills You Need to Improve Your Career

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…

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