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October 20, 2014

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Do You Know Someone That's 20-Something?

As a parent I sometimes get frustrated and feel as if my child, at 23 years of age, should already be established in a career and fully independent, but then I came across an article by Melinda Beck.  According to Beck their brain is still developing and will be well into their third decade of life – 30’s???

October 1, 2014

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Change is in the Air

Fall is a season of change. The leaves change, temperature drops, and suddenly there’s pumpkin-flavored everything. Here, nestled in the mountains, we get to experience the transformation that fall brings firsthand. Each year, the Blue Ridge Mountains trade in their distinctive hue for vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow that people travel from all over to see.

September 25, 2014

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5 Facts About Online Classes

Since 2002, A-B Tech Continuing Education Division has partnered with ed2go to provide online classes to our students. Here are five things you should know about our online classes:

September 4, 2014

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Wellness is the Right and Privilege of Everyone!

Yes, the right and privilege of everyone; there is no prerequisite for it other than your free choice.  Wellness begins with your lifestyle.  Your environment is important, heredity does play a part, and the health care system has an impact on your wellness, but only lifestyle is under your direct influence.  Since lifestyle is the key element in

August 28, 2014

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Registration for Continuing Education classes never ends!

If you have been to the A-B Tech website, seen our billboards around town or received our postcards in the mail, you may find yourself a little panicky that you need to register for your non-credit, continuing education class by mid-August.  Never fear; here is some clarification about the difference between registering for non-credit classes and credit classes, and the good news is…YOU ST

August 14, 2014

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Jump Start a New Career in Health Care

Health care programs, especially those centered in allied health are a major focus for community colleges.  No sector since 2001 has been as consistent in employment growth year after year.  Private hospitals and nursing residential care facilities have been among the biggest gainers adding over 2 million jobs since 2001.

July 23, 2014

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Having a Bad Day?

Research shows that bad or negative interactions with bosses and co-workers can have as much as five times the negative influence on you as positive interactions.  When you are trying to do excellent work, build a team, or start a new project, the negative trumps the positive. 

What can you do about it?

July 14, 2014

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You've Got the Interview! Now What?

Your job search efforts have finally paid off, they called and invited you for an interview.  Your resume and cover letter were excellent.  You know to never be late for an interview and make a reconnaissance run just to make sure you know where the company is and how long it will take you to get there.  You always treat people with respect and kindness and you always make good i

June 30, 2014

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How is Your Sleep Hygiene?

How many afternoons do you struggle to stay awake at either your computer, your meeting or during a class?

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