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.

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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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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

Ramp Up Your Professional On-line Presence

Saturday, 21 November 2015 by
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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

Effective Study Habits for College Students

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 by
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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

Challenges Facing Adult Learners

Thursday, 01 October 2015 by
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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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David Meredith is an Asher College success story. A Dallas native and proud father of five, David worked in the cable industry for 13 years. He worked for all the major cable companies in the area as a service technician and as a system technician before losing his job in 2013. A month later, David made the decision to attend Asher College. David graduated Asher

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Veterans who return home after active service can find returning to civilian life difficult. Some struggle with the day-to-day challenges of family life and reacclimating into society. And many find reentering the civilian workforce daunting and even impossible. While the veteran unemployment rate has dropped in recent years to a low of 4.7%, according to

Tips for a Winning Resume

Friday, 31 July 2015 by
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Job recruiters spend less than 10 seconds reading a candidate’s resume, according to recent studies. That is it. Those few seconds could determine whether or not you get a phone call inviting you for an interview or whether your resume gets thrown in the trash. Below are some tips to help your resume make it

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Sierra Alward is an Asher College success story.  Sierra graduated from Asher College in May 2014 with a certificate in Medical Billing and Coding. She received her first job offer before graduation and passed the Certified Professional Coding exam on her first try. She currently works for Nevada Heart and Vascular as a coder and

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