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Smiling female florist standing behind counter of floral shop
December 11th, 2019
Kris Powers

Floral designers arrange flowers into decorative displays. They use a variety of live, dried and silk flowers as well as ribbon and other decorative features to make a beautiful arrangement. The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the most common task for a floral designer:

Smiling female daycare worker surrounded by young children
December 4th, 2019
Kris Powers

Child care directors or managers supervise the staff, oversee budgets, design program plans and oversee daily activities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the following as common daily tasks of a daycare manager:

Smiling teacher and students in a classroom
November 27th, 2019
Kris Powers

Teacher’s aides, also known as teaching assistants, work with and under the supervision of a licensed teacher. Teacher’s aides may work with small groups of students and report back any specific needs that they identify.  Teacher’s aides may also work with special education students. This could be in a normal classroom where they provide extra support to a student, or this could be in a special education classroom.

Close up of the human eye
November 20th, 2019
Kris Powers

Ophthalmic assistants work with and under ophthalmic technicians and an ophthalmologist. They prepare the patient for their exam and perform initial testing before the ophthalmologist sees the patient. These tests may include preliminary eye function tests, testing vision, measuring the dimension of the eyes and measuring the distance between the eyes. They may also discuss procedures and medications with the patient and obtain medical histories.  In some offices, they may also assist the ophthalmologist with surgical procedures.

Smiling professional woman
November 12th, 2019
Kris Powers

The Oxford Dictionary defines a bookkeeper as, “a person whose job is to keep records of the financial affairs of a business.” The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the following as the most common duties of a bookkeeper:

Smiling Medical Assistant
November 8th, 2019
Kris Powers

Medical assistants perform clinical and clerical tasks in healthcare facilities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the following as common tasks of a medical assistant:

Wedding table with centerpieces
November 5th, 2019
Kris Powers

Do you love to host parties or decorate for events? Are you organized and work well with a deadline? Do you love to plan dinner parties or help with wedding planning? Maybe birthday parties? Would you believe that you can make a career out of these very things?

Pharmacy Technician
October 30th, 2019
Kris Powers

What does a pharmacy technician do?



Pharmacy technicians work under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and, according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, are responsible for the following:

Young professional
October 9th, 2019
Kris Powers
Medical billers and coders are in high demand which makes this an ideal portable career for a military spouse. Learn more here!
Young smiling female medical office assistant
October 2nd, 2019
Kris Powers
Dental office assistants are usually the first face patients see when walking into a dental office. Learn more about obatining training in this exciting career here!

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