Women in IT – Be Part of the Future

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 by
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From the very beginning, women have served an invaluable role in the field of Information Technology. Some of our most important advances have occurred at the hands of women and by teams including women. Why then, are there not more women in IT? According to a study by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT),

Asher College Las Vegas Grand Opening

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 by
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Asher College Las Vegas Has a New Home! Join Asher College for the official ribbon cutting on Tuesday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. and see for yourself its bigger and better location! Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is scheduled to participate in the ceremony. The new campus boasts 15,000 square-feet of contemporary space and is

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Shaun Ochsner is an Asher College success story. Shaun has served in the United States military since graduating from high school 16 years ago. As a military serviceman, he has always been around electronics, and worked mostly as a radio repairman. But once technology evolved, so did his job. Eventually he began working with computers.

Meet Andrew Ferko – Asher College Graduate

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 by
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Andrew Ferko has almost three decades of experience in technology. In 1983 he received an Associate Degree in Electronic Technology from Sacramento City College. Andrew worked as a digital telephone systems technician for 15 years, a technician in broadband fiber for four years and several years as a telecom drafter responsible for mapping utility lines.

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Dustin Stroud is an Asher College success story. Dustin attended Asher College in 2014 and graduated with an Associate’s degree in Accounting in January 2016. He has been working as an accounting clerk for The Delta King in Sacramento since November 2015. Dustin took the time to share his experience. Tell me about your work

Tips for Job Interview Success

Thursday, 16 June 2016 by
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Few things are as nerve-racking as a job interview. Placing yourself in front of another person or persons to be judged and evaluated is stressful at best. But the ultimate reward of a new job or career is worth the pressure. And being adequately prepared can help make the entire process much less painful.

Many college semesters are coming to a close, high school students are wrapping up their year and everyone is looking to work full-time. This affects the market more than most will realize this summer. For many, the job search has taken 1-2 years and hearing that the job market is about to be flooded with

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For the better part of the last decade, career colleges and for-profit institutions have come under considerable scrutiny – in the news, the political arena and the community – for unethical and fraudulent practices. Because of this, many institutions have been forced to alter their procedures and hundreds have since closed their doors.

“The reality is we did have some bad apples in our industry,” said Linda Freeman, Asher College Sacramento Campus Director. “There were large corporations that really lost sight of the people that they serve and made decisions driven on the dollar instead of the students.”

But there is some good news.

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Amanda Wilson began working in office administration when she was 15 years old. After years of experience, Amanda lost her job and found herself seeking a total career change. She began to reevaluate her life and look for a new direction. That new direction led her to Asher College. Amanda took the time to talk

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Georgia O’Neal described herself as a negative individual. She said she never smiled, she never laughed and she cried about everything. Now her dad calls her the “positive light in the family.” And at work she is known as “the ray of sunshine.” Georgia credits this change to Asher College.

“I’m a very cheerful happy person now and I used to not be this way,” said O’Neal. “Asher will change the way you speak, talk and feel about yourself and other people.”

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