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
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
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.”
Renee Collins is an Asher College success story. Renee worked in customer service for more than 20 years. She worked in various fields including medical, telecommunications and the financial sector. But she wanted to do something different and that led her to Asher College. Renee began attending Asher College in January 2014 and graduated November
“If I can do this, anyone can do this.” Those are the words of Asher College success story Niki Saunders. Niki began attending Asher in 2014 and graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Billing and Coding in September 2015. Niki had previously worked in administrative and office positions for various organizations,
Social media can be an invaluable tool when searching for a new job. According to Jobvite’s 2015 Recruiter National Survey, 94% of recruiters use, or plan to use, social media for their searches and an Aberdeen study found that 73% of 18-34 year olds found their last job through a social network. However, if not
Studying rarely tops the list of activities students enjoy. In truth, it is one of the aspects of college life people dread. Nevertheless, studying is necessary and effective study habits are one of the most important tools of college success. Below are some important tips to help college students ensure their studying time is productive
Walk around any college campus and you will notice a much different environment than several decades ago. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, about one-third of all college students are adult learners, or age 25 and older. At Asher College, these students make up about 80 percent of the student population. These “non-traditional”
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