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Why Enrolling in a Technical School is a Great Option for Many Students

In today’s fast-changing world with its shifting economy, it’s no wonder students struggle to choose a career path. Traditional jobs are disappearing, while new fields are opening up all the time—and the high cost of post-secondary education makes it imperative to choose well. You don’t want to sink thousands of dollars into a degree that isn’t going to lead to a successful career that you will love.

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Why You Should Start a Career in Substance Abuse Counseling

Finding a fulfilling career takes time and effort. Many people look for something beyond the financial reward, a career that would allow them to help others become better versions of themselves. This is what a substance abuse counselor does. 

There is a significant need for substance abuse counselors, and the demand is growing faster than the supply. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are about 43,000 openings in this field.

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Common Medical Assistant Challenges and How to Deal With Them

You’ve finally landed that dream job as a medical assistant, and you can’t wait to start. You know you’ll have your standard day-to-day challenges, but you probably don’t expect them to be too daunting. After all, this is the career you’ve always wanted, right? 

Unfortunately, there are many common medical assistant challenges that you’ll likely encounter as you progress in your career. The job may not always be easy, but with a bit of planning and some insider knowledge of what to expect, these potential problems won’t stand in the way of your success for very long. 

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What is a Substance Abuse Counselor?

Drug and alcohol abuse is a problem that continues to plague society. Consequently, there is a high demand for people to work with those who suffer from addiction and related mental health issues. Substance abuse counselors ensure these people get the help they need. 

During the pandemic, emergency calls rose by 40%, and 42 states experienced increases in overdose deaths. As the opioid crisis continues to impact communities across the country, demand for substance abuse counselors is expected to grow, with a 22% job growth outlook from 2021 to 2031

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How to Earn Your Diploma While Getting Your GED

Earning a General Education Development (GED) and a post-secondary diploma at the same time can seem like an impossible task. After all, most mature students must balance their studies while working or taking care of family responsibilities. It’s not easy, but it is possible, however! 

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5 Tips for Advancing Your Veterinary Assistant Career

The healthcare industry, including animal care, is among the fastest-growing careers today, with an estimated job growth rate of 13% from 2021 to 2031. This growth makes it a great choice for people graduating or looking to change careers. But what’s the best way to get started? People who want to work with animals often start with a veterinary assistant program. This gives them entry to the field without a major investment of time or money and allows them to start working immediately. 

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How Important Are Career Services for Students?

Students decide what school and program they want to attend for college with one goal in mind: to work towards a better future. But whether they want to land their dream job or start their own business, students need sound advice in their education-related decision-making process. 

An analysis done by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) found that of the 563,262 college graduates in 2020 with bachelor’s degrees, only 50.2% secured full-time jobs with traditional employers. This showed a decline from 55.3% in 2019. 

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