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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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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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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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What Does a Pharmacy Technician Do?

Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of pharmacists. They are responsible for dispensing and administrating medicine to patients and/or healthcare professionals, with duties that include preparing and filling prescriptions for patients, issui...
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Mike Rowe On the Importance of Skilled Trades

Baltimore born and raised, Mike Rowe is many things – a TV host, writer, narrator, producer, actor, spokesman and an ardent advocate of skilled tradesmen. While Rowe has nothing against people with a four-year college education, he believes that ...
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It’s National Dental Hygiene Month

Do you know what October is, besides the first full month of autumn? It’s National Dental Hygiene Month, which makes it a perfect time to thank your dental hygienist for that brilliant smile! And what better way to repay them than taking steps to ...
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What Do Licensed Practical Nurses Do?

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), or as they’re known in some states, Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), are one of the most important and prominent careers in the nursing field. While there’s no “One-Size-Fits-All” description o...
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What’s the Difference Between a Dental Assistant and a Dental Hygienist?

So, you want to work in a dental office, but aren’t really sure if you should prepare to become a dental assistant or a dental hygienist. Is there a difference between the two?   Both dental assistants and dental hygienists work under the s...
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Career Benefits of Learning a Skilled Trade

Skilled trade programs are growing in popularity because they meet the needs of students who want a hands-on education.  Most training programs for a career in the trades will lead to job opportunities sooner than programs at a community college or...
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What Certifications Does a Massage Therapist Need?

Massage therapists are certified professionals who use touch to ease a variety of ailments, including muscular spasms, pain, stiffness and poor circulation throughout the body. Among other healing techniques, in combination with essential oils and lotio...
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What Is A Hybrid Class?

All students learn differently, so the best teaching practices and programs typically include a variety of tools to engage visual, auditory and kinetic learners. There have been studies that show many online classes are as effective as classroom instruc...
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What Does a Medical Office Administrator Do?

Medical Office Administrators, also known as Medical Administrative Assistants, are among the most versatile workers in the healthcare field. With the ability to work in doctor’s offices, laboratories, health departments, and hospitals, there&rsqu...
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How Simulation in Nursing Education Improves Nursing Students

Out with the old, in with the new. The use of simulation technology is “in”, and transforming modern nursing classrooms across the country. This means nursing students no longer need to rely on anatomy models and mannequins. In their place,...
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How to Practice Enhanced Cybersecurity

We’re all aware of the importance of cybersecurity in today’s world. But, it’s not just government agencies, political parties or intelligence-related corporations that need to be more vigilant. Even the cars and planes upon which we r...
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Empowering Students With Career Education in Alabama

Fortis is committed to providing quality education opportunities to Alabama residents. With over 10 different career education programs across six different Alabama campuses. Learn how we've helped students at each of these campuses achieve their goals ...
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Infographic: The History of Cold Air

There’s no better feeling than walking from the sweltering heat of a sunny, mid-summer day into a cool, air-conditioned building. Ancient cultures didn’t have that luxury, especially if they weren’t one of the wealthy elites of society...
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