With the revolving duties of a paralegal, and the many law specialties available to choose from, how can a working paralegal or legal assistant give him or herself the edge when planning for future job security, or possible advancement on the job? Here are 4 tips from the roberthalf.com website, a leading career and staffing expert organization, and 4 from agilelaw.com, a product and support organization.
PDI is well-known to many as the provider of a number of comprehensive, career-boosting training and education programs. As we've shared here at The Knowledge Nook, thousands of people have attended PDI’s certificate programs on subjects ranging from private investigations, forensics, and human resources, to dental assisting, medical assisting and billing, and paralegal training.
Topics: office culture
When it comes to choosing a profession, the career of a Professional Private Investigator is definitely a job for out of the box thinkers.
Topics: private investigations
Medical Billing and Coding professionals are the women and men who are involved with the billing processes at healthcare facilities across the country. These employees are found in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, and insurance companies or billing agencies.
Topics: medical billing and coding
For decades, we’ve identified generations with clever labels. These descriptions give us a little background on when an individual was born, when they entered school or joined the workforce, and when they retired or are scheduled to retire. Folks from various generations follow traceable patterns in the way they learn, in the careers they chose, in the buying choices they make and the way they interact socially.
Medical Assisting is a career filled with countless possibilities for those interested in healthcare. Most Medical Assistants can be found in physicians’ offices, nursing homes, and hospitals.
Topics: medical assisting
There are a number of job opportunities for people seeking a career in Human Resources. Some companies, usually small organizations, have no HR department at all, or perhaps one individual assigned to HR tasks. Other companies, usually larger in scale, may have a very large HR department with dozens of HR-focused professionals working in the same department.
Topics: human resources
Professionals working in Forensic science, working with other law enforcement personnel, reveal and report on evidence that can be used to solve crimes and prosecute criminals. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) explains that forensic science technicians aid investigations by collecting and analyzing scene evidence. These technicians specialize in either crime scene investigation or laboratory analysis.
Topics: crime scene investigations
We’re not sure if Hallmark has special cards for the occasion, but Dental Assistants are the honorees every year during Dental Assistant Recognition Week, scheduled for March 5-11 this year!
Topics: dental assistant