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Want to learn more about Ashworth College? What about workforce news, time management tips, job hunting and other topics? Each blog, written by our subject matter experts, will explore student life, preparing for the future after college, skill marketing, emerging technologies, how Ashworth College can help you reach your goals and much more.

Why Veterinary Technicians Matter

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 14 July 2016. Posted in Career

Why Veterinary Technicians Matter

Veterinary practices make it their mission to provide the finest care to our animal friends. Thanks to advancements in medicine and the field of animal health, there is a growing need for more highly-trained staff to care for our pets. The perfect role to provide this care — the veterinary technician, or vet tech. And with a projected 19 percent job growth between 2014 and 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, it’s the fastest growing career in veterinary services. There is no better time than the present to enroll in a veterinary technician program.

Here's Why It's a Good Time to Become a Veterinary Assistant

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 26 May 2016. Posted in Career

Here's Why It's a Good Time to Become a Veterinary Assistant

If you’re considering a career as a veterinary assistant, there’s no time like the present. The pet care industry is growing, which means that more employees are needed to meet the demand. In fact, veterinary assistant and laboratory animal caretaker careers are expected to grow 9 percent between 2014 and 2024, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Nursing Careers By Degree and Pay - Infographic

Written by Ashworth College on Friday, 12 February 2016. Posted in RN to BSN

Nursing Careers By Degree and Pay - Infographic

As more studies show the connection between nurses who have their bachelor's degrees and improved patient care, more employers are requiring degrees beyond an associate’s degree. Here are some of the career possibilities and salaries that await registered nurses who pursue a BSN degree or higher.

Nurses Get it Done – Tips for Staying Motivated

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 11 February 2016. Posted in RN to BSN

Nurses Get it Done – Tips for Staying Motivated

Staying motivated can be a challenge. Daily responsibilities, on-going stress, and other obligations can cause you to lose sight of your personal goals, especially when pursuing long-term aspirations like furthering your career through continuing education. But if there's any profession that enforces the ability to keep cool under pressure, it's nursing. To put it simply, nurses get it done. Still, everyone struggles to find motivation sometimes. Here are four tips for nurses on how to stay driven and achieve success.

How to Go from Overwhelmed to Just "Whelmed"

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 04 February 2016. Posted in General

How to Go from Overwhelmed to Just

Going to work. Taking care of your family. Maintaining a social life. Pursuing personal goals. Trying to get some sleep (when you can).

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