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  • Day in the Life of a Certified Nurse’s Aide

    Category(ies): Certified Nursees Aide

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    Discover more about the range of duties a nursing assistant handles

    Certified nurse’s aides (CNAs), also known as nursing assistants, are members of the nursing staff who often have the most interaction with patients. They tend to get to know patients well, given that they care for them the most directly, which provides the opportunity for highly gratifying interactions.

  • Sample Job Interview Questions

    Category(ies): Job Search Tips

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    Get ready for the big day with these questions

    If you have a job interview coming up, that’s terrific news! An interview means that you’ve made it past the first cut. The employer is interested in learning more about you! That’s why it’s super important that you are prepared when you walk in that office door.

  • Try Something New For National Yoga Month

    Category(ies): Health and Wellness

    It can be the path to newfound strength and flexibility—or just some peace of mind

    September is almost upon us—a time that usually includes a lot of transitions. Some of them can be stressful. There’s no better time to counteract the stress and anxiety that tends to accompany changes and new schedules. And we’ve got a suggestion for you that won’t cost a thing, which you can do anywhere for just a few minutes a day. And it all starts with some deep breathing!

  • What Should I Do with My Life?

    Category(ies): Surgical Technology

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    If you’re wondering what to do with your life and looking for a career that is meaningful, consider becoming a Surgical Technologist.

  • Self-Improvement: How Can I Be a Better Person?

    Category(ies): Health and Wellness

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    10 tips to be the best version of yourself

    Becoming the individuals we want to be is a continuous process. We are always evolving and always learning more about life. That’s only natural. When you reflect on life, do you feel like you are being the person you want to be? Are there areas you want to improve? If so, here are some self-improvement tips that may help you make the changes you want to make.

  • Linwood Inducts 19 Members to the National Technical Honor Society

    Category(ies): Student Life

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    This marks first Harris School of Business campus chapter of the prestigious society

    The Linwood campus of Harris School of Business held its first National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) induction ceremony on August 2. This is the first campus of the Harris School of Business to induct students into the NTHS. Nineteen students were honored in a beautiful candlelit ceremony, led by Chapter President Christine Oxenberg, with the help of Chapter Vice President Larissa Riggin, Secretary Jessica Cimato, Treasurer Karen Naegele, and advisors Judy Samuelsen and Susan Montclair. 

  • Sample Resume for Medical Assistants

    Category(ies): Medical Assistant, Job Search Tips

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    A resume is the first step in your job search

    If you are a student in a medical assistant program, you will soon be ready to look for a job in your new career field. You’ll finally get to put to use the new skills you have been learning! To start out on your job search, the first thing you will need is a new resume.

  • Celebrate Left-Handers Day

    Category(ies): Student Life
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    August 13 is the date to celebrate lefties

    Are you left-handed? If so, you’re in good company—approximately 10–13 percent of the world’s population is, too. That’s a lot of lefties living and working in a right-hand-dominated world (where most tools, appliances, and machines are adapted for right-handed people).

  • Advantages of Being a Dental Assistant

    Category(ies): Dental Assistant

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    There are lots of reasons to train for this important healthcare role

    Have you considered pursuing a dental assistant training program? It’s a career with a variety of responsibilities, like putting your patients at ease, teaching them good dental habits and hygiene, and providing high-quality care and customer service.

  • Stay Safe on the Roads this Summer

    Category(ies): Student Life

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    August is a big month for vacations—be careful out there!

    It’s the dog days of summer, and many people gear up for a vacation in the month of August. The result is busier roads, more motorists driving in unfamiliar places, and more accidents. The Department of Motor Vehicles offers some great tips on making your summer road trip a safe one. Before you set off on your adventure, consider this advice.

  • How to Be a Better Massage Therapist

    Category(ies): Massage Therapy

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    Follow these steps to up your game and set your sights high

    Being a massage therapist calls for an interesting combination of skills. You need to be good with your hands and good with people, perceptive about and responsive to the needs of to your clients, and professional as well as organized and conscientious. The longer you’ve trained, the more confident you’ll feel about each of these strengths. If you’re looking to thrive in the field of massage therapy, there are numerous areas to focus on, from improving your technique to some of the nuances of sound business management.

  • A Key Secret to Success? Goal-Setting

    Category(ies): Student Life

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    Why, when, and how to set goals and reach them

    If you are looking for a secret to success, you may find that it’s not that big a secret! One of the great tips for finding success in life is quite simple: to set goals for yourself. Goal-setting is a way of identifying what you want out of life and planning a pathway to get there.

  • Protect Yourself from Injury When You Exercise

    Category(ies): Health and Wellness

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    First thing’s first: avoid getting hurt

    Before you get all “gung-ho,” take time to learn how you can avoid injury— especially if you’re venturing into a new activity. There’s nothing more discouraging — or painful — than an injury that derails your new exercise plan. Enthusiasm is great to get you started, but being over-zealous can bring everything to a screeching halt. With potentially long-term consequences.

     

  • Strategies for Online Job Searching

    Category(ies): Job Search Tips

    Be more efficient with these tips

    Have you submitted your resume online lately? Do you ever feel like your resume is disappearing into a black hole? Sometimes you can submit a resume and never hear back from the employer. This can get discouraging and frustrating. What can you do differently? How can you get your resume noticed?

  • Top Traits of a Multi Skill Health Technician

    Category(ies): Multi-Skill Health Technician

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    Find out what type of person does well in this important healthcare role

    You may have heard of a multi-skill health technician without realizing it—this role can include many different job titles. Depending on where you work, and the responsibilities you undertake, you may be called a phlebotomist, an electrocardiogram (EKG) technician, a nurse’s aide, a physician’s aide, a professional medical assistant, or a patient care technician.

  • Stressed out? Time for a change!

    Category(ies): Health and Wellness

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    5 tips to tackle the stressors in your life

    If you are like many people, there are times of your life when you feel really stressed out! You might be a student studying for final exams. Or a new parent trying to figure out how to care for an infant. Or a teacher trying to manage a classroom full of energetic students. Or a nurse working on a busy floor. Whatever the case, many of us feel the effects of stress.

  • A Day in the Life of a Patient Care Technician

    Category(ies): Patient Care Technician Level 2, Patient Care Technician

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    Would the daily responsibilities and challenges of this healthcare role be a good fit for you?

    If you’re considering training as a patient care technician, you probably have lots of questions, including, “What are the daily responsibilities?” Becoming a PCT is a great way to enter the healthcare field, as you’ll be working under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). Anywhere you find nurses may also employ patient care technicians.

  • Wilmington Campus Dives into Summer Fundraising

    Category(ies): Student Life

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    Senior classes dedicated themselves to some good causes in June

    For several years now, the Wilmington Campus of the Harris School of Business has made it a tradition to devote some energy to fundraising to help good causes. “All of our fundraisers are driven by teachers as well as students,” says Program Manager Crystal Goerlitz.

  • Harris Voorhees Campus Gets Creative

    Category(ies): Student Life

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    Recent campus activities encourage students, faculty, and staff to think outside the box

    The campus of the Harris School of Business located in Voorhees, NJ, has been busy recently engaging its students as well as faculty and staff in a number of creative activities. From team building to photos documenting various internship destinations, this campus is finding new ways to engage all its members. And we have the photos to prove it!

  • Great Ways to Exercise this Summer

    Category(ies): Health and Wellness

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    If you’re tired of your old routines, try something new

    It’s summertime and a great time to get in shape! The daylight hours are nice and long, the weather is warm, and there is so much to do! If you are stuck in a rut and not enjoying your exercise, or if you find you’re skipping your workouts, maybe it’s time for a change of pace. When’s the last time you tried a new form of exercise? This summer may be the time for you. Consider some of these great ideas to liven up your workout time.

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