Health and Human Services Educational Resource Guide

What is Human Services?  If you’ve ever wanted to work at a nonprofit or get involved with volunteer work in your community, then you’ve already thought about the field of Human Services. According to the The National Organization of Human Services, this field is defined by people who work to create resources that meet the… Read more »

The Professionalism Guide Part 4: Behavior at Work

This is the fourth part in a multi-part series on Professionalism. If you haven’t already, read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 here.  You’ve probably heard the horror stories about employees being fired or called into HR for behaving unprofessionally at work. The right attitude and behaviors can help you advance your career—but the wrong behaviors… Read more »

The Professionalism Guide Part 3: Social Media

This is the third part in a multi-part series on Professionalism. If you haven’t already, read Part 1 and Part 2 here.  It’s pretty likely that you have at least one social media account. These platforms include Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and anywhere else you can post updates, share images and tell your story. Social media… Read more »

The Professionalism Guide Part 2: Ethics

This is the second part in a multi-part series on Professionalism. If you haven’t already, read Part 1 here.  Ethics are concepts of right and wrong. Some decisions are easy to make ethically, while others require a conversation with your coworkers, your managers and support system. Ethics are an important part of professionalism, and here’s… Read more »

The Professionalism Guide Part 1: What is Professionalism?

If you want to be successful in the workforce, professionalism is a vital characteristic to develop. It’s not only important once you have a job, but also when applying for jobs and interviewing. Your interviewers will be able to judge your level of professionalism pretty quickly based on the way you carry yourself and communicate…. Read more »

Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation & Requirements

If you’re thinking of a pharmacy technician career, you might want to consider the benefits of healthcare training and pharmacy technician certification. Employers typically look for candidates who have industry-relevant training. Many also prefer candidates with credentials from a recognized industry organization, such as the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Specialized training and certification can… Read more »

Medical Billing and Coding Certification – Training, Requirements and Benefits

If you want to work in the medical billing and coding field, career training and certification can help distinguish you as a qualified candidate. Employers often seek applicants with a medical billing and coding certification or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential from the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). Training for Medical Billing and Coding Certification… Read more »

Medical Billing and Coding Terms to Know

Medical billing and coding is vital to the healthcare industry. Without it, hospitals and doctors’ offices wouldn’t be able to request payment for services. If you’ve looked into joining the field, you’ve probably heard a few medical billing and coding terms over and over. But what do they mean, and how do they relate to… Read more »

5 Reasons Working Parents Make The Best Employees

Being a working parent is a challenge. Moms and dads in the workforce often feel pulled in two different directions: work obligations and family life. Do you go to the school play, or stay late to run that front office report? It turns out that working parents make great employees for exactly that reason. When… Read more »

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