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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.

Day in the Life of a Pharm Tech: What Do Pharm Techs Do?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Friday, 27 January 2023. Posted in Career

Woman with blonde, curly hair administering a vaccine in the left arm of a child with brown hair wearing a blue shirt.

If you’re considering working in healthcare, it’s important to know what jobs are out there and which one is best for you. Pharmacy technicians provide daily support to pharmacists and their clients, and as their job duties expand in the post-pandemic world, so do opportunities for those looking to enter the field. Check out what you need to know to start a rewarding career in this growing industry.

Medical Assistant vs. Medical Coder: Which Career Is Right for You?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Monday, 23 January 2023. Posted in Career

Woman with brown hair, wearing a surgical mask and gray scrubs, standing in front of medical equipment.

The demand for healthcare professionals has, for the most part, always been pretty steady. However, the need for qualified, well-rounded healthcare workers has increased in the past few years, thanks in part to the Covid-19 pandemic. Medical assistants and medical coders, in particular, have seen a steady rise in need. Here we will break down the similarities and differences between the two, and what’s needed to get started in both, to help you make the best career choice for you.

How to Upskill Yourself: Earn More and Grow Your Career

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Wednesday, 11 January 2023. Posted in Career

Woman standing behind a counter wearing scrubs, looking at the camera. Man standing on the opposite side, to the right, looking at the camera.

As times change, so do job markets and job descriptions. As companies grow and change, employees need to be able to do the same in order to stay relevant and move up in their field. That’s where upskilling comes in. It’s a cost-effective way to add to your resume and personal skills toolkit, helping to enable you to take the next steps in your career. Read more to learn what upskilling is, why it’s important, and how Ashworth can help you do it.

3 Reasons to Enroll in Online College

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Tuesday, 22 November 2022. Posted in Career

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Deciding to enroll in college is a big step, with a lot of things to consider. It isn’t just enough to know you want to go to school, you have to factor in time, cost, degree types, and what it is that you want to study. If you feel intimidated by those choices, online school can offer a good balance to help make reaching your goals a lot easier.

AutoCAD Drafter Career Guide

Written by Des Sinkevich on Tuesday, 15 November 2022. Posted in Career

Schematics drawing and notebook on desk with silver laptop.

AutoCAD drafters combine their sense of creativity with their sharp technical skills to create technical drawings of building plans, blueprints, and more. It can be a very interesting field to work in (and tends to pay well), but is it the right career for you? Here’s what you need to know about the average salary for drafters, how to become a drafter, and the software you’ll use on the job.

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