Don’t think you would like to be a nurse BUT you still would like to work in Health Care?? How about choosing to take a professional road less traveled in the form of working in an Ophthalmic doctor’s office?
You already know that WNC and particularly the Asheville area is teeming with healthcare organizations, nonprofit groups, and combinations of the two. But did you know that A-B Tech now offers two completely online, Continuing Education Certificate programs that can help you gain the skills you need to get in the game?
When Bob Dylan wrote the ballad named above it was an anthem of change—a call to move forward. In the world of manufacturing, Dylan’s lyrics can now be seen as prophetic. A decade ago people began talking about 3-D printing or “rapid prototyping.” The technology has progressed to include “rapid manufacturing,” more recently called “additive manufacturing.” This manufacturing process creates parts using successive layers of material (3D printing) instead of the traditi
The employees within these organizations, indeed the very organizations themselves, will either thrive and prosper or ultimately wither and die based on one core principal: the level of service they provide to their customers. According to a 2011 survey conducted by American Express: “78% of customers have bailed on a transaction or walked away fr
One of the important responsibilities of my job is to be in tune with the current and future trends of the workforce in Buncombe and Madison counties. So let me take a moment of your time and share some good news.
Where are the jobs right now? The top five industries where jobs are:
Healthcare and Social Assistance
Accommodation and Food Services
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
Ok, you are ready to take some classes to prepare for a new job, advancement in the workplace, or totally committed to giving your best to educating yourself to be successful in your next career. But first, what will the job market look like when you graduate or complete some of the workforce development classes at A-B Tech?
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 STILL HAVE TIME!
The realities of life dictate limits on what activities you can participate in. Going for a run? That might mean skipping that show you really wanted to see. Working late? Maybe that means you miss out on a family dinner. Every action requires that you weigh the costs and benefits of choosing one use of your time and money over another. Some of this happens subconsciously, but when it comes to caring for your body and mind- a bit more intentionality is needed.