Beautiful Boy and Addiction Recovery

Beautiful Boy and Addiction Recovery

Beautiful Boy is a story of addiction. It’s a story of recovery and relapse. And it’s a story of a father and son. Produced by Amazon Studios, Beautiful Boy was released in select theaters on October 12, 2018. Starring Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, and Amy Ryan, the film is based on the real-life memoirs of father and son David and Nick Sheff. It explores the realities of crystal meth addiction in a way that is honest, direct, and ultimately hopeful. Anyone who has ever coped with the realities of drug addiction and recovery knows that no movie can… Continue Reading Beautiful Boy and Addiction Recovery

West Covina Campus & Online Graduation Day 2018

West Covina Campus & Online Graduation Day 2018

A word from the Chris Rush, Campus director. Dear Graduates, Family and Friends, Faculty and Staff- It is my pleasure to celebrate in your success, you made it to the finish line! This is SUCH an AMAZING accomplishment- Some people will go their entire life and never experience this moment. TAKE IT IN! Finish what you started. Easier said than done sometimes. Was school easy…. NO! Was it supposed to be easy… NO! If it was easy everyone would have it and it would be worth anything so it required sacrifice. In fact, think about how many other names and… Continue Reading West Covina Campus & Online Graduation Day 2018

Top 10 Resume Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You’re Making

Top 10 Resume Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You’re Making

Creating a strong resume is one of the keys to getting a great job. No matter how impressive you might be in person, you’ll never land an interview if what they see on paper is a mess. But how can you know if your resume is good or not? You’ve come to the right place for answers. Resume mistakes can spell disaster for anyone in the hunt for a new job. You’d probably be shocked to know just how ruthlessly you’re judged by the information presented on this simple document. Let’s take a look at some common mistakes you can… Continue Reading Top 10 Resume Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You’re Making

What You Should Know About Attaining an Electrician Career

What You Should Know About Attaining an Electrician Career

Are you interested in pursuing a career as an electrician? Not sure what type of education or skills you’d need for an electrician career? Well, have no fear, we’re here to help! In this article, we’re covering tips and tricks on how to become an electrician, as well as the amazing benefits of becoming one! Benefits of Becoming an Electrician If you’re thinking about becoming an electrician, you’re probably wondering what the benefits are. Here are some of the amazing job perks of being an electrician. Great Pay Did you know electrical work pays more than most other trades? Not… Continue Reading What You Should Know About Attaining an Electrician Career

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism?

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism?

As nearly 25 million people are dealing with serious addiction issues, the variety of addictive substances and behaviors have different characteristics. When looking for the symptoms of alcoholism, you need to monitor a variety of ways that alcoholism can affect the life of the person you’re counseling. As a counselor, you’ll find patterns of behavior and descriptions of behavior that will start to seem typical of people suffering from various addictions. Here are five things to look for when you’re trying to diagnose the problems with alcohol addiction. 1. Physical Signs When you’re looking for signs of alcoholism, the most… Continue Reading What are the Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism?

Career Insight: Your Complete Guide to Business Administration

Career Insight: Your Complete Guide to Business Administration

Do you pride yourself on being able to think on your feet in tough situations? Have you always had a knack for setting — and sticking to — a budget? Do you feel like you can manage your work well and are disciplined in sticking with your schedule, and may be interested in upward mobility, including managing people? If so, then it sounds like a career in business administration might be right for you. But what is business administration, and what sort of skills do you need to master it? In this post, we’ll fill you in on what you… Continue Reading Career Insight: Your Complete Guide to Business Administration

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