Volunteering makes you more employable

Volunteering at an animal shelter could improve your employability.

Whether you are nearing the completion of your veterinary technology program or just beginning school, it may be a good idea to slip in some volunteer work alongside your studies. According to the 2013 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey, skills-based volunteering can give you an edge when it comes…

New report from the ADA analyzes present and future of dental profession

A new report from the ADA could spell big changes in the dentistry profession.

The dental profession in the United States is in the midst of a radical transition, according to a recent report from the American Dental Association, titled, A Profession in Transition: Key Forces Reshaping the Dental Landscape.1
The report was part of the ADA’s 2015-2020 strategic plan…

What If I Don’t Enjoy My First Job?

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As exciting as any new job may be, you need to be aware that there is always a chance that the new position you land may not be quite the right fit. It’s not just something that occurs in health care, this happens at some point in most peoples’ professional lives. The job might not be what you…

The 4 best low-stress jobs of 2013

Check out some of the most low-stress jobs for 2013.

Who doesn’t dream of having a well-paying job that’s low stress? While you certainly can’t expect to get paid for doing nothing, there are plenty of careers that will allow you to bring home a paycheck without dreading going to work each day. Check out these low-stress jobs as you choose a…

Where to find state dental assisting requirements

Check these websites to see the dental assisting requirements in your state.

If you are nearing the end of dental assistant school, it’s time to start thinking about finding employment. Like any health care career, the requirements to become a dental assistant change from year to year as new discoveries and regulations are made. In addition, requirements for becoming a…

New pharmacy technician certification test instituted

As of Nov. 1, 2013, there was a new test instituted for pharmacy technician certification.

As of Nov.1, 2013, a new Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) was instituted for anyone hoping to become a certified pharmacy technician. The test is administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB),which “advocates for a single national standard for pharmacy…

Nonverbal cues that will help your career

Body language is important.

No matter your career path, whether you want to go into medical assisting or would prefer a job in pharmacy technology, the nonverbal cues that you give will have an impact on your success. Also known as body language, nonverbal cues can often be just as impactful or even more so than the words…