Blog Category Career Spotlight

February 5th, 2020
Kris Powers

Photographers can be a vital component in capturing the memories of some very important events in a person’s life. They use their creativity, expertise and composition skills to put together the perfect image. According to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, photographers also do the following:

January 22nd, 2020
Kris Powers

Personal fitness instructors, or personal trainers, work with clients of all ages and skill levels. They instruct individuals or groups with cardiovascular and strength training exercises. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are common duties of a personal trainer:

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December 18th, 2019
Kris Powers

Travel agent career professionals consistently help people plan family vacations, corporate trips, cruises, international travel, and specialty tours such as adventure vacations. Travel agents generally have access to important information regarding fares and discounts, and are knowledgeable about particular geographic locations. Overall, a travel agent career professional can help consumers plan the most appropriate travel arrangements for their needs.

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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:

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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:

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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.

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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.

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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:

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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?

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