If you've ever thought about working in the healthcare industry, a medical assistant career is an excellent way to get started. With job responsibilities that include working with both medical professionals as well as patients, medical assistants are an important part of any office setting. Here are three reasons that explain why a medical assistant career path can lead you to a meaningful new career.
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Administrative Professionals’ Day, formerly known as Secretaries’ Day, is observed annually in the United States on Wednesday of the last full week of April. Long before this holiday was first established in 1952, Mildred Elley has been on the cutting edge of training students for administrative careers in the Albany, New York area. Since Mrs. Elley began to train students in shorthand and typing skills in her Quail Street home in 1917, thousands of students have graduated from the school with the skill sets necessary to provide administrative support in a great variety of settings.
A while ago I was listening to a Mildred Elley graduate lament to several of us about not being able to land a job. She graduated with A’s and B’s in her classes and had great technical skills. Unfortunately, she kept getting passed over for a job. On paper she was fully qualified, not a single typo on her beautifully formatted professional resume and a cover letter to die for and landed interview after interview.
On Monday June 4th, Mirror Images Cosmetology and Massage Student Clinic in Pittsfield is having its First Annual Cosmetology Graduate Showcase. There will be a live haircut and blowdry demonstration from 10:30am-11am, and then an Updo Contest featuring CHI & Biosilk products from 12:30pm-1:30pm. Salon owners and hiring managers from the community will be here to judge the contests, and the hope is that this will serve as a networking tool for our graduates.
Week 2. How’s it going? Perhaps a few months ago you decided that you wanted to ditch your job and get a career, and here you are 2 weeks in to achieving that goal.
The beginning of a module for a Mildred Elley student is a fresh start. It's an end to the procrastination, another chance to stay on top of the game and watch it all play out perfectly. In short, it's the deep breath before the dive.
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