4 More Healthcare Careers that Don't Require a Degree

Posted by Ken Koch on 11/24/14 6:35 AM

Last week we listed four of some of the most popular healthcare jobs you can get without a degree.  It was so popular we decided to run this as a follow-up.

There are a host of assisting and support positions in hospitals, medical offices, dentist offices and more that are available to graduates of certified career training programs.  Career training is an accelerated way to prepare for a career in the healthcare field, and can be completed much faster (often in about one year) and at a much lower cost than a traditional Bachelor's or Associate's.

Read on to learn about 4 more healthcare jobs that don't require a degree.

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Topics: Healthcare

4 Healthcare Careers that Don't Require a Degree

Posted by Ken Koch on 11/17/14 6:25 AM

Think you need a PhD to get involved in the healthcare field? Think again.  There are actually a variety of positions available for those interested in healthcare - all accessible without a degree!  Career training and certification/licensure to work in Oklahoma can often be completed in less than a year.

Read on to learn more about some of the most popular healthcare jobs that don't require a degree.

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Topics: Healthcare

What does a Human Resources Assistant Do?

Posted by Ken Koch on 9/3/14 11:51 AM

If you're considering a career in HR, a Human Resources Assistant is a great entry level job to start building some real world experience and learn more skills on the job.  But what do HR assistants actually do?  Their main role is to support (assist!) the head of their HR department.   Very small companies might not even have a dedicated HR professional on staff (and just share responsibilities among department heads), but many will have at least one person helping out with HR. Generally, the larger the company, the more staff they employ to help manage their human resources.

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Getting That Startup Off the Ground: Small Business Resources in Oklahoma

Posted by Ken Koch on 8/13/14 10:40 AM

Starting a new business from scratch is not a cakewalk. Heck, even serial entrepreneurs - people who start new companies with the goal to sell them - fail.  No wonder 80% of new businesses don't make it past the first 18 months.

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Five Reasons First-Time Entrepreneurs Should Work with a Coach

Posted by Ken Koch on 8/6/14 2:52 PM

Starting a new business, any type of business, is a risk. You’re going to be investing time, money and emotional energy as well as putting your reputation and financial security on the line. Unless you’re a highly experienced entrepreneur with a strong track record of success, one of the best things you can do for yourself is work with a business coach.

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4 Resources for Budding Entrepreneurs in Oklahoma

Posted by Ken Koch on 7/30/14 2:55 PM

Nobody ever said that starting up a new business – or keeping an existing enterprise in good financial shape – is easy, especially in the current economy. You have equipment and supplies to purchase, salaries to pay, along with office expenses, technical costs, marketing and other outlays. That’s why entrepreneurs have to be extra smart with their time and money.

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Should You Apply to One of Oklahoma’s Small Business Incubators?

Posted by Ken Koch on 7/23/14 10:09 AM

Incubators. If you’re thinking about starting your own business, or if you’re in the early stages after having just launched, no doubt you’ve heard about them. Oklahoma is home to more than 40 certified incubators across the state that provide resources and training services to accepted startups. Unlike Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) who are obligated to provide support to anyone who asks, incubators are selective, and you must apply to gain access to resources.

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Looking for a Career Where You Can Grow? Try an Admin Position

Posted by Ken Koch on 7/16/14 6:00 AM

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Topics: administration, admin, career training, Francis Tuttle, career

So You Think You Want to Be an Administrative Assistant

Posted by Ken Koch on 7/9/14 6:00 AM

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Topics: administration, admin, administrative assistant, career

Customer Service Rep: Your "In" to a Career in Management

Posted by Ken Koch on 6/26/14 9:17 AM

Becoming a customer service representative doesn’t mean you’ll be locking yourself into an entire career spent on the phone. In fact, it’s the opposite. Browse through the roster of managers, sales reps, marketers, and other important people within an organization and it’s a good bet you’ll find many of them got their start in the customer service department.

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Topics: career management, customer service, career, customer service rep