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Mike Rowe Promotes Need for Welders

As the host of “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,” Mike Rowe is known for working with his hands. He has spent time educating people about electricity, HVAC, and other skilled trades. On his blog, he addresses that what often matters most is a w...
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Seven Things You Should Know About Pharmacy Technician Careers

Are you considering a career as a pharmacy technician? If so, you would be employed by pharmacies or hospitals to assist licensed pharmacists in dispensing medications and other duties. To help you decide if pharmacy technician is the right career choic...
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What Does A “Bridge” Program Entail?

At some point as a student, you may come across a “bridge” program and wonder exactly what it is. “Bridge” status applies to a wide diversity of college courses and programs. For example, advanced placement programs - in which h...
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Building a Career in Construction Management

Former “Dirty Jobs” star Mike Rowe has long advocated the skilled trades as a solid career choice. With America experiencing a growing skills gap, Rowe argues that now more than ever, the path to happiness doesn’t always require a four...
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Work-Life Balance of a Dental Hygienist

For many, one of the most important factors when making a career choice is work-life balance. Some jobs require so much attention they take time away from enjoying other pleasures of life. If you are considering a career with a good work-life balance, t...
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What an HVAC Technician Does

HVAC-R technicians install, maintain and fix heating, ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning systems that control the air in different types of buildings. Residential homes, schools, hospitals, office buildings and factories are among the build...
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How Nurses Are Reforming Antibiotic Practices

Are your healthcare providers always giving you the right advice and treatment? You’d probably like to believe they are, but the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that’s not always the case. In fact, prescription errors may...
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What You Should Know About the Dental Hygienist Certification Exam

Once you’ve completed your dental hygiene educational program at an accredited ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation school, you’ve still got some studying and testing to undergo. Now it’s time to take the National Board Dental Hygie...
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Are Smaller Class Sizes Better for Education?

Surprisingly, the verdict is still out on that question. Many studies have been done and most show a positive connection between smaller class sizes and improved student achievement; however, the question of the cost typically clouds the value of r...
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What Do Licensed Vocational Nurses Do?

Wondering what a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) does? Basically, whatever a licensed practical nurse (LPN) does. Essentially they are one and the same. LVN is a job title specific to California and Texas; whereas, in every other state, they’re kn...
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Can You Change Healthcare Jobs Without Going Back to School?

Sometimes, students preparing for a career in healthcare aren’t completely sure what field will ultimately be best for them. That raises a question: if they graduate from a Medical Assisting program, for example, will they be able to change their ...
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Welding Offers Multiple Career Opportunities

Welding has a history that dates from the Bronze Age when metal fusing was first discovered. Since that time, welding has played a big role in our lives…from what we drive to where we live.   More than half the products made in the countr...
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Life After Nursing School

Making the transition from nursing school to that first nursing job can be nerve-racking. No longer will situations be theoretical or in a classroom setting with notes and an instructor guiding students through each step. Now, situations will turn into...
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Music and Nursing – What’s the Connection?

Music does more than “soothe the savage beast.” It’s also beneficial for treating patients – especially those in nursing homes or suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The "Music and Memory" Project   While music ...
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How Technology is Shaping the Future of Surgical Technicians

Today we live in a world with astonishing medical technologies. For example, the creation of robots for use in the operating room allows us to prepare and perform surgeries in a more precise way. And medical technology will only keep evolving and contin...
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What Does a Medical Assistant Do?

Medical assistants typically work in physician offices, hospitals and healthcare facilities completing administrative duties. These tasks include recording patients’ health history and personal information, entering patient information into medica...
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7 Reasons Tractor-Trailer Driving Is a Good Career Choice

Truck driving is a career that sometimes doesn’t get the respect it deserves. However, drivers are in high demand almost everywhere across the country. According to Trucking Info, finding and keeping qualified drivers, especially in the long-haul...
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What Does a Medical Lab Technician Do?

Certified medical lab technicians are responsible for collecting, testing and evaluating the results of doctor-ordered samples for diseases and other health problems. They typically find jobs in hospitals, laboratories, physician’s offices and uni...
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Why Cybersecurity Jobs Are More Secure Than Most

Are you looking for a career that won’t disappear anytime soon? You may want to investigate the booming cybersecurity field. According to a recent McClatchy news article (“Want a sure-fire job? Train to fight computer hackers”), compa...
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Mike Rowe on Electrical Trades

Nearly everyone remembers Mike Rowe from his TV commercials or his days as host of the popular TV series, “Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe.” That program became a tribute to the men and women who filled so-called “dirty” jobs that most...
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