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How to Use COOL to Set up for a Civilian Career

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In 2019, the U.S. Army moved from a seniority-based promotion system to a merit-based system via an overhaul of its centralized promotion board. As part of that overhaul, the Army Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) was put in place to help soldiers find the right course for their needs.   In today’s article, we’ll be looking at what COOL is, what it does, and how it can help to set you up for a civilian career when you leave the service. What Is the Army Credentialing Opportunities Online? With the move to a merit-based system, the U.S. Army looked to reward..

5 Tips and Tricks for Business Administration Assistants

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Being a business administration assistant is a fast-paced rewarding career that can sometimes make some pretty serious demands on your time.    If it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day, then here are five tips and tricks for busy business administration assistants that can help you streamline your workload. 1) Get Slack to Help Slack is an internal communications app used by many businesses across a range of industries. If your company uses Slack, you can use some of its automated features, or Bots, to help you work smarter.   For instance, you could use Meeting Bot..

5 Tips for Surviving Your First Term at College

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Your first term at college is both an exciting and daunting experience. You’re taking the first step on a path to a new career and making a valuable change in your life and making a change is always a little scary.   To help you get the best out of your first term working towards your new career with us, here are 5 tips for surviving your first term at college. 1) Find a Functional Work-Life Balance  It’s fine to be excited about training for your new career and you should throw yourself into your work, but you need to..

How the Use of A.I Is Changing Dentistry

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The current perception of A.I is one fulled by Hollywood, bringing to mind talking robots and dangerous world-controlling computer intelligence. The reality is far more wide-spread and far less entertaining.    The use of A.I across nearly every sector is on the rise and, in today’s article, we’ll be looking at how it is being used in dentistry and its effect on job roles in the dental field. How Is A.I Used in Dentistry? At first glance, dentistry seems like an unusual sector to embrace artificial intelligence. However, as with most medical fields, dental practices often have to analyze vast..

Mindfulness Resources for the Stressed Phlebotomist

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As with all healthcare careers, working as a phlebotomist can be a stressful experience. Being responsible for other people’s health and well being is a significant responsibility and the delicate nature of drawing blood is a high-pressure situation.   Many healthcare practitioners, phlebotomists included, find that practicing mindfulness helps to release stress, so whether you’ve only just graduated from our Phlebotmoty school or you’re a seasoned professional, here are some mindfulness resources for the stressed phlebotomist. What Is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the psychological process of intentionally bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present moment without judgment, which one..

Blogs to Help You Stay Healthy as a Medical Biller and Coder

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Working as a medical biller and coder can be a fast-paced and demanding role with an emphasis on accuracy and speed. Working to stay healthy is an important part of being the best at your job and a digital job requires a digital solution.   to help out, we’ve put together a list of great blogs that will help you stay healthy as a medical biller and coder. ACE Fitness ACE stands for The American Council on Exercise and if you are wanting to get fitter but don’t know where to start in a world filled with fad diets and..

What Is Remote Patient Monitoring?

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The current COVID-19 crisis has fundamentally changed how we approach healthcare and will have far-reaching effects on the future of the healthcare system. One of the side effects of this rapid change is the advancement of technological innovations to overcome the challenges of socially-distanced medical care.   Originally designed to help NASA monitor the health of astronauts, Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) allows healthcare providers, community nurses, and pharmacies to track important data on patients without needing face-to-face meetings.   In this article, we’ll be looking at how RPM works, its effectiveness, and how it could change how we approach healthcare...

How is A.I Affecting Paralegals?

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The use of artificial intelligence (A.I) is one of the most commonly addressed topics when it comes to how technology is affecting our workplace. While A.I has the potential to improve the way we work and take the burden of repetitive tasks out of our daily schedules, there is a worry that use greater use of A.I will lead to job losses.   In this article, we’ll be looking at how A.I is being used in the legal field and how this could impact the role of the paralegal. Artificial Intelligence Vs Repeat Process Automation A.I is a topic that..

5 Simple Tips for Writing a Resume (Even if You Have No Experience)

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If you’ve just graduated from one of our career-changing programs and are applying for your first position, you might have run into some issues writing your resume. Traditionally, resumes are written around the experiences you have had in the field you are applying for, which can make things a little difficult if you don’t have any experience yet.   To make your life a little easier, here are five tips to help you write out your resume, even if you don’t have any experience yet. 1) Put in a Career Objective The point of a career objective is to draw..

How to Include Language Skills on Your Resume

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In our increasingly interconnected world, possessing proficiency in multiple languages can open a range of professional opportunities. However, it can be difficult to correctly frame your language skills on your resume to make yourself more noticeable to an employer.   In this article, we’ll be giving you some tips on how you can include language skills on your resume and use them to add value to your job applications. Why are language skills important? Communication is a key part of any professional position. Learning a new language not only opens up a new way for you to communicate with others,..