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Whether you’re interested in a career program, full-on degree, or are still exploring options, our Career articles will open your eyes to the many opportunities available to you.

What Does a Home Health Aide Do?

Written by Autumn Granza on Monday, 15 June 2020. Posted in Career

Woman taking care of a patient.

Home health aides (HHA) assist patients with day to day tasks. Aides lend a helping hand when it comes to maintaining a patient’s household, buying groceries, running errands, and preparing meals. Additionally, aides may help patients with dressing, grooming, and bathing. They work to ensure their patients are comfortable and cared for.

What is Healthcare Administration?

Written by Autumn Granza on Wednesday, 10 June 2020. Posted in Career

Person working on the computer.

Healthcare administration is the management or leadership of health systems, such as hospitals or hospital networks, and involves making decisions that affect the organization's business. Professionals work closely with doctors and healthcare providers to ensure patients receive the best care.

What Does an Electrician Do?

Written by Autumn Granza on Monday, 01 June 2020. Posted in Career

Electrician working on wire.

Electricians work to repair, replace, or install the wiring or equipment of electrical and power systems. Work may be done on homes, businesses, commercial buildings, or factories. Electricians use a variety of tools to maintain the equipment where electricity flows.

What is AutoCAD?

Written by Autumn Granza on Friday, 22 May 2020. Posted in Career

Person working on computer.

AutoCAD stands for Auto Computer Aided Design. The commercial computer design and drafting software develops applications in 2- and 3D formats. It’s used to create designs that can be drawn by hand, and the software allows you to make adjustments and changes to objects, including size shape and location. The software is preferred in many areas of the construction and engineering industries.

What is an Administrative Assistant?

Written by Autumn Granza on Tuesday, 12 May 2020. Posted in Career

Man working on laptop.

Administrative assistants provide operational help or support to a company. Most duties revolve around managing or distributing information in an office setting. Administrative assistant work may vary depending on the company, but those seeking to enter the field should be familiar with technology, organized, and possess verbal and written communication skills.

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