Job Seekers Meet Your Match: the Austin Entry Level Job Fair

Uber driver, Oluwagbenga couldn’t hide the smile as he exited the Entry Level Job Fair hosted at Southern Careers Institute Austin on Friday, January 19th, 2018. When asked which employers he was eyeing for career opportunities, he laughed. “I think I love everybody!” “Everybody” included over 20 companies in the Austin-area hiring or recruiting for healthcare, business, technology or skilled …

3 More Influencers to Follow in the Medical Field

For those who like “a-day-in-the-life” style vids, shiny-haired and bright-eyed Naketa doesn’t disappoint. Her digital diary, so to speak, highlights clips from her journey from MA student to being an employed medical assistant as a mother and millennial. Those who like reality TV without all the drama Naketa is likeable, upbeat, and very relatable. She also boasts some fancy video …

GED Classes - Because High School Is Not For Everyone

Where to Take GED Classes

Whether or not your high school experience included the mean girls, glee club, and impromptu song and dance routines, the truth is, high school’s not for everyone and that’s OK. There are so many education options these days and for many people the traditional high school route just was not for them. But just because you didn’t opt to dedicate …

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From Salesman to Certified Medical Assistant – Meet Jose

My name is Jose Alfonso Jimenez, I’m an alumnus from Southern Careers Institute Pharr campus. I am now a certified medical assistant and I work with Wellmed Medical Management. I love my job, I love what I do as a certified medical assistant, I love working with the patients and using the skills that I picked up at Southern Careers …

Looking for Career Opportunities? Stacked Certifications Opens Doors

Claudia Morales never set out to be a teacher. She was working as a medical assistant for over 12 years, working in the hospital in pediatrics as well as an EKG tech, but she longed to gain some additional knowledge. She enrolled in Southern Careers Institute’s online medical billing & coding program and while doing so, discovered a new passion–educating …

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“Tell Me About Yourself” – Nail the most important Interview Question You’ll Get

Does this scenario make you feel like you’re about to break into a cold sweat? This does not have to be your nightmare. The Southern Careers Institute content team has translated this fear-inducing phrase and broken it down in three easy tips. Follow them and then write down your own response. Read, rehearse, repeat, and you will be that much …