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Four Law Enforcement Terms That Every Legal Secretary Should Know

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Legal terminology, and its use, is a huge part of the job role of a legal secretary. Whether it’s doing research, writing briefs, typing up notes, or arranging case files, understanding what these specific terms mean is hugely important.   So, if you’re considering a career as a legal secretary, or thinking of joining our Legal Assistant School, here are four common, but complicated, terms related to law enforcement that you’ll need to know. Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule that contains the biological instructions that make each species unique. DNA, along with the instructions it contains,..


5 Court Terms That Every Criminal Justice Student Should Know

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The U.S court system and how it works is a key focus for criminal justice students. In fact, as part of our Criminal Justice Program, we schedule court visits to give our students as much exposure to the court system as possible.    One of the most confusing aspects of observing a court in session is the terminology that is used. The U.S court system is based on the British and French court system and has imported much of their legal jargon, some of it in Latin.   If you’re considering a career in criminal justice, here are some common..


Becoming a Medical Assistant: Frequently Asked Questions

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As the U.S healthcare sector expands in response to both a growing and aging population, the demand for qualified medical assistants is booming. That demand has the added benefits of creating job security, better pay, and better working conditions for new medical assistants.    So, if you’re considering qualifying into a healthcare role, or making a career change, here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about becoming a medical assistant? How Much Does a Medical Assistant Get Paid? How much you can get paid as a medical assistant depends on the qualifications you have and..


How to Perform Pet CPR

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For most of us, our pets are part of our family. Learning how to perform  First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on them is as important as it is with children and infants.   In this article, we’ll be looking at the step required to perform pet CPR, as set out by The People's Dispensary for Sick Animals, a leading animal charity. How to Check If Your Pet Needs CPR The first step to determining if your pet needs CPR is to pay attention to your ABCs, in this case, airway, breathing, and circulation.   To check your pet’s..


How to Ace Your Business Administrative Assistant Interview

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What you say in an interview is has a huge impact in determining whether you get the job or not. Whether you’re a natural-born talker or not, there are some topics you can cover that will get you one step closer to the job you want. Employ Words Used by the Company Before going into any interview, it’s incredibly important that you do your research on the company you want to work for. Not only will this give you an insight into what the company values and what the job role entails, but it can also help you communicate in..