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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..