How to improve your LinkedIn network

LinkedIn Network

No matter what career path you have chosen, whether it’s becoming a certified dental assistant or a veterinary technician, networking will be an essential component of finding your first job and furthering your career. In today’s world, a large part of establishing your professional network…

Medical assistants are in high demand

There is a growing need for certified medical assistants in the health care field.

Medical assisting is one of the hottest jobs in the marketplace right now, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,1 that should at least continue all the way into 2020. With a projected growth of 31 percent over a span from 2010-2020, and a growing need for workers in the healthcare…

Parents can be a valuable resource for college students

Your parents can be a valuable source of knowledge as you make your way through school.

When you’re thinking about your college career, never forget that your parents might be able to help you in any number of ways.
As you enter your late teens and early 20s, there is a natural tendency to break free of your parents’ control, and that is, for the most part, a productive part of…

Best careers for people who are organized

Being organized lends itself to a number of careers.

If you found throughout high school that you are incredibly organized and now want to put those skills to good use, there are many careers in which you will thrive – rarely do employers ask anyone to keep their desks in disarray! Organization is a marketable skill, which means that employers…

4 Exciting jobs in criminal justice

There are many exciting career paths in criminal justice.

If you’re thinking about a career in criminal justice, you may be under the impression that your only option is becoming a police officer, but that’s not the case! While being an officer can be exciting, there are tons of unique career paths you can choose from.
Crime scene investigator
You…

Keep Your Resume Current

Keep Resume Current

When you leave Carrington College after graduation, our hope is that you will soon transition into a job you’ll grow to love. You’ll be working hard to make a good impression in that first role, learning as much as you can about your new job from those around you. You’ll be so busy developing…

Dealing with the HealthCare.gov glitches

The HealthCare.gov website hampered the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.

Oct. 1 marked the first day of the federal, online health care exchanges on the website HealthCare.gov, and so far the biggest news about the portal has been its many glitches. Approximately 20 million people attempted to log on and register for health insurance on the website in its first three…