Monthly Archives: February 2021

A Heart for Healthcare: Victoria Graham’s CMA Success Story

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  After working as a CNA in high school, Victoria Graham knew that healthcare was exactly where she wanted to be. She enjoyed her time serving on the Red Cross disaster relief team and later working as the office manager at her husband’s dental practice, but she itched to work directly with patients again. With the current COVID circumstances and shortage of healthcare workers, Victoria wanted to begin working

Logistics and the Legal Field: Meredith Chester’s Paralegal Success Story

  After spending several years overseas working as an educator and editor, Meredith Chester decided to take a leap of faith and move back to the States…while ALSO changing her career! Upon moving back, she took a career aptitude test recommended by her dad. The results showed that a legal career would not only be fulfilling for Meredith but also suit her strengths and personality. Meredith discovered that the

A Casual Hobby Turned New Profession: Justin Mayhew’s CompTIA ITF Success Story

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    Having worked in the banking industry for his entire career, Justin Mayhew implemented his IT hobby into his work from time to time by building mobile banking apps. When the pandemic hit, he decided to turn his hobby into a new profession. Justin enrolled in UTC’s CompTIA ITF course to sharpen his foundational IT skills. Now, he has plans to continue expanding his IT knowledge as he

From Professional Drummer to Supply Chain Director: Gene Pledger’s CSCP Success Story

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  Many experiences have led Gene Pledger to where he is now. After working as a professional musician for over a decade, he transferred into the graphic design space for almost 20 years. After his graphic design tenure, Gene decided he wanted to pursue a new career and began working in procurement. He now serves as the supply chain director for D&F Equipment Sales in Crossville, Alabama. Gene’s story

PMP Exam Prep Course: Pre-Course Recommended Reading

If you’re enrolled in our PMP Exam Prep course, we recommended that you complete the pre-course reading. Doing so will help you gain familiarity with the content and have a foundational understanding of the material before the course starts! (Remember, these books are included with your course purchase; don’t worry about purchasing them yourself!) PMP Pre-Course Reading List Read at least the first 5 chapters of the PMBOK  In The PMP

HR Expert Todd Dockery’s Top 5 Tips for Passing the SHRM Certification Exam

  From all the acronyms beside Todd Dockery’s name (MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP, CEBS…the list goes on), it’s obvious that, when it comes to HR, he knows his stuff. However, more important than the letters, SHRM instructor Todd Dockery cares about seeing his students earn certifications and go on to impact the world with their skills and knowledge. In an effort to help students meet their goals, Todd shared five

February 2021 Healthcare Job Opportunities

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Certified Nursing Assistant Morning Pointe is hiring CNAs! If you’re interested in learning more, email their Care Recruiting Specialist, Robin Darden, at rdarden@ihpllc.com. Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Instead Senior Care Certified Nursing Assistant, Manorhouse Assisted Living Certified Nursing Assistant, Life Care Centers of America Certified Nursing Assistant, Ascension   Clinical Medical Assistant Medical Assistant, HCA Healthcare Certified Medical Assistant, Associates in ENT Medical Assistant, AFC Urgent Care Certified Medical