Establishing Your Personal Brand

Do you remember the commercials a few years back asking people whether they were a MAC or PC user? There were personas, character representations, of how each user sounded, looked and acted. It’s part of...

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Handling the ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Question

Anyone who’s been through a health care interview, or any job interview, has heard the question. And, if you have yet to partake in a health care interview, you will. Tell me about yourself. It...

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3 Ways to Boost Your LinkedIn Profile

If you’re a student in one of our health care training programs, you most likely have or have thought about getting on LinkedIn. Whether you’re in respiratory therapy or dental hygiene, with nearly 500 million...

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Opportunities in Rural Health Care

There are opportunities to work in health care just about anywhere you look. The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows health care careers among the fastest-growing industries in the country. They’re expected to grow 27 percent...

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Why Employers Are Ignoring You

Searching for a new health care job is difficult under the best of circumstances. You can feel as though you’ve done everything right. Spruced up resume? Check. Customized cover letter? Check. You might have even...

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Calming Nerves During a Job Interview

Here is the first thing you should remember about nerves. Everybody has them. They affect the best of us, whether studying for health care careers or otherwise. Politicians, successful business professionals, sports superstars, even world...

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Being Willing to Move for a First Job

Finding and landing that first job out of college is a daunting task at best. You don’t have much, if any, experience in a health care career. You’ve never actually gone through the interview process....

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Asking for Letters of Recommendation

How to ask for a letter of recommendation or reference when in-between a health care career is always tricky. The terms in which you left your last job, of course, has a direct bearing on...

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How to Make an Impression at Career Fairs

Career fairs can be a great place to look when trying to get started in your health care career. You know the companies present are looking to hire or, at the very least, spread the...

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How Health Care Resumes Differ From Others

A strong resume is a must for any career seeker hoping for success. And we, at Concorde, of course want our graduates to be successful as they search for that first stop in what we...

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Habits of Ineffective Job Seekers

We’ve often used this space to detail to Concorde students and alumni the correct way to land that first job and get started in your health care career. But, in seeking out the right path...

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What is Wonderlic Testing?

If you’re a fan of NFL football, chances are you’ve heard of the Wonderlic test. But, did you know it’s also used in health care education? We use the Wonderlic Scholarship Level Exam (SLE) here...

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Answering Behavioral Interview Questions

Knowing how to rightly answer the tough question at a job interview is one of the toughest experiences. It’s certainly no different when dealing with health care employment. The toughest of those questions to answer...

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KC Campus Hosts Alumni Event

Concorde’s campus in Kansas City, Mo. had a good turnout for an Alumni Mixer June 14. Each alumna who attended received a card headlined, “Your Passport to Success.” On the card were the descriptions to...

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Tips on Landing a Job From HR Recruiters

There are many ways to land that job you always have dreamed of. The same goes for health care careers. There’s no replacement for the well-written resume or refined personal interview technique. Sometimes, however, you...

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Top Cities for Job Seekers

There is yet more good news for Concorde students and graduates seeking health care careers. The jobs website, Indeed, recently published in Money magazine “The 25 Best Cities for Job Seekers Right Now.” The great...

Start a Blog to Attract Employers

This is a blog about blogs. More to the point, it’s a blog about how blogs and blogging can be used to raise attention for those seeking a health care job and attract employers into...

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Communicate Your Way to Success

With the dawn of social media, and all the forms of it that bombard our smartphones every minute of every day, it’s definitely a communications world today. And, all those forms of digital communication can...

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Concorde’s Commitment to Easing the Military to Civilian Transition

At Concorde, our students come from all walks of life to start their health care training program. We are proud to take an active role in each journey knowing that no matter when our students...

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Switching Careers at Any Age

Current Concorde students and recent graduates might not realize or remember this, but there once was a time when people settled into one job after college and stayed in it for decades, maybe even the...

Davina Thomas-Clark | Medical Assistant, Vocational Nurse graduate

“I have taken the MA program and the LVN program. Concorde is a wonderful school. There is a difference between passion and a paycheck, and most of my instructors had a passion for what they do. The program was challenging but well worth it. I love this college!”

Kontessa Brown | Dental Assisting Graduate

“I think it’s an amazing school. When I sat down for boards, I felt more than adequately prepared. If you put the work in, your success is almost guaranteed.”

Marcus Streator | Respiratory Therapy graduate

“Without the support of certain instructors … I would not have pushed myself to grasp the concepts and pass my boards on the first attempt. Once I passed my boards, it was less than one month after that I landed my first Respiratory Therapist job where I am currently working with so much joy every day.”

Trenisha Jones | Dental Assistant Graduate

“I decided to go to school because I was tired of working dead-end jobs. … When I found out I was pregnant, I realized that I needed a better life for me, for my child, for my husband, and just to better myself.”

James Harkins | Nursing Graduate

“What I liked about Concorde was that there was nothing flashy. They were very up front, very simple, answered all my questions. They were more concerned with my education than tuition.”