Why More and More People are Choosing Trade Schools Over Colleges

Why More and More People are Choosing Trade Schools Over Colleges

Let’s play a little game of would you rather. Would you rather sit behind a desk all day or work in a trade job where you can make more money and enjoy what you’re doing? For some, this is a very quick and easy answer, but others might feel a little skeptical due to high schools pushing four-year colleges. For the skeptical ones, here are a few reasons why more and more high school graduates are going on to trade schools vs. going to a four-year college. 1. What is a Trade School Trade schools are educational institutions that teach… Continue Reading Why More and More People are Choosing Trade Schools Over Colleges

Your Complete Guide to Veterans Education Benefits

Your Complete Guide to Veterans Education Benefits

You’ve served your contract in the armed forces. Now, it’s time to start the next phase of your life with a new civilian career. Veterans education benefits may be the key to getting that new career on the road. There are over 18.8 million veterans in the US. Most of them are eligible for some form of educational benefits. But, which program is right for you? Read on to find out how you can use your VA education benefits. Your Complete Guide to Veterans Education Benefits There are many VA education benefits offered to veterans of the armed services. But,… Continue Reading Your Complete Guide to Veterans Education Benefits

Looking for a Career Change? These 8 Things Could be Holding You Back

Looking for a Career Change? These 8 Things Could be Holding You Back

Do you really want to go through life hating your career? A staggering 70% of American workers are bored with their jobs. Think about that for a moment. The vast majority of working Americans are just going through the motions. That isn’t any way to live. But if you’ve got goals and are looking for a career change, you might be overwhelmed at the prospects. Staying overwhelmed is a surefire way to keep yourself stuck. You don’t have to scour through self-help books or listen to lots of different Ted talks to figure out how what might be holding you… Continue Reading Looking for a Career Change? These 8 Things Could be Holding You Back

How to Choose a Trade School That Suits Your Needs

How to Choose a Trade School That Suits Your Needs

Congratulations on your high school graduation! Have you decided what to do with your future? Vocational school is becoming a popular choice among graduates and others looking to pave a new career path, especially with the cost of college climbing. But what is a vocational school, and why should you consider it? Let’s take an in-depth glance at vocation school and why this could be a great career choice. What is Vocational School? Vocational school, or sometimes called trade school or career college, is a school that teaches a particular trade, unlike a traditional college that carries a broad range… Continue Reading How to Choose a Trade School That Suits Your Needs

Career Insight: A Day in the Life of a Bookkeeper

Career Insight: A Day in the Life of a Bookkeeper

It’s time to reevaluate your career path. Times are changing and traditional 9-5 jobs are a thing of the past. Bookkeepers are leading the way in remote and telecommuting positions. The future looks bright for bookkeeping careers, too. The payroll and bookkeeping market is soaring high in 2018. It’s valued at a whopping $98.7 billion in the United States alone. But what does life as a Bookkeeper look like? Let’s take a glimpse at a typical day on the job. A Day in the Life of Bookkeepers It takes organization and detail to be a bookkeeper. You’ll be responsible for… Continue Reading Career Insight: A Day in the Life of a Bookkeeper

How to Become a Dental Assistant: 5 Simple Steps

How to Become a Dental Assistant: 5 Simple Steps

According to a recent study, there are over 300 000 dental assistants working in the United States. Good news is that number will rise to an estimated rate of 18% between the years 2014 and 2024. Now is a good time to become a dental assistant! If you have had a dental appointment recently, chances are a dental assistant helped you, whether it was getting x-rays, learning how to clean your teeth, teaching you the treatment procedures, and keeping track of your cleaning files. If you want a job where you can brighten up people’s days, helping them maintain oral… Continue Reading How to Become a Dental Assistant: 5 Simple Steps

InterCoast Colleges Announces Details For Annual Recovery Happens Event

InterCoast Colleges Announces Details For Annual Recovery Happens Event

The college is on a mission to educate the community about the dangers of substance abuse, reports intercoast.edu. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Anaheim, CA)—InterCoast Colleges, a network of colleges focused on preparing students for real-world careers, recently announced details of their annual Recovery Happens event. On a mission to educate the community about the dangers of substance use and abuse, the college-wide event will take place on September 22nd, 2018 from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. on all campuses, including Anaheim, Riverside, and West Covina, Fairfield, and Rancho Cordova. Featuring guest speakers, raffles, and more, Recovery Happens is free and open… Continue Reading InterCoast Colleges Announces Details For Annual Recovery Happens Event

How to Find a New Career and Live Happily Ever After

How to Find a New Career and Live Happily Ever After

We’ve all taken that job that was meant to be a stepping stone just to have it turn into a tombstone. Paychecks are so addictive, that before we know it, we’re stuck. When you have dependents, it’s scary to even consider leaving and pursuing something else. Sometimes, we need to be scared. It’s motivating. When staying in a soul-destroying job is more frightening than leaving, you’re ready. Too many people choose to stay and never reach their full potential. If you are wondering how to find a new career, that’s a good sign. It means you recognize you have no… Continue Reading How to Find a New Career and Live Happily Ever After

Top 5 Skills You Need to be a Successful HVAC Tech

Top 5 Skills You Need to be a Successful HVAC Tech

Are you looking for a new career and thinking about getting into HVAC services? It’s not a bad idea, especially considering the field is expected to continually grow at least 15% by 2026. While it is true that you don’t need any higher education to work in the HVAC field, there are certain traits and skills that are helpful and truly necessary to succeed. Wondering if you’d be a good fit for an HVAC tech? We’re here to help you decide. Keep reading below for five of the top skills you should have to enter the industry. 1. Be Comfortable… Continue Reading Top 5 Skills You Need to be a Successful HVAC Tech

What is the Career Outlook for Mental Health Specialists?

What is the Career Outlook for Mental Health Specialists?

The Affordable Care Act that was enacted under President Barack Obama has paved the way for more and more mental health patients to receive affordable mental health care. This means that there is more need for mental health professionals across the nation. There are several different types of positions available in the mental health field depending on your desired area of expertise. These occupations include but are not limited to the following: Individual and Family Services Outpatient Mental Health/Substance Abuse Centers Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Inpatient Mental Health/ Substance Abuse Facilities So, let’s take a look at the career… Continue Reading What is the Career Outlook for Mental Health Specialists?