The Importance of Soft Skills in the Workplace

Before discussing soft skills and their importance in the workplace, it might first be helpful to define their opposite: hard skills. Hard skills are the technical skills one typically learns through hands-on training in school or practical experiences on the job. They are generally specific to the industry or line of work that a person has trained for. Dental Assistants, for example, acquire skills in x-ray processing and maintaining dental records. Veterinary Assistants train to nurse animals and assist in surgery, whereas Medical Assistants learn how to measure vital signs and administer patient injections. While hard skills are fundamental to

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3 Small Changes to Make a Big Difference with Your Career Training

Since 2002 when it first opened its doors, Milwaukee Career College has been transforming lives through a wide range of career training programs. Many former and current students applaud the institution for kick-starting their careers in veterinary, medical, and dental fields. However, their success is not entirely as a result of the institution’s input, but the input of students has contributed as well. Milwaukee Career College’s primary objective is to offer students excellent training alongside hands-on experience for them to be successful in their industries. As such, students benefit from practical, career-focused programs that develop their marketable skills in just

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Job Placement to Get You Started

At Milwaukee Career College, we believe that a big part of starting your career is job placement to get you started. That’s why MCC partners with over 130 area employers to find job openings for graduates. Our Career Services team works with students and graduates to identify their key skills and talents and present those to potential employers. Career Services The Career Services department help students and graduates with job search tips, training on how to prepare a cover letter, resume, and how to develop networking skills. They also teach students and graduates about the interviewing process with mock interviews.

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2020 Job Outlook – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Happy 2020 everyone! As you go on to make important decisions about your future and career path, it is important to do proper research and make sure that your decision is well-educated. One of the best ways to understand whether or not a career will offer future growth is to look at its “job outlook.” “Job Outlook” is a forecast of the change in the number of people employed in a particular occupation over a set period. In the United States, one of the best places to find information about job outlook is the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a

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Interview Prep for College Graduates

– Updated September 2023 – Common Interview Questions and Topics Congratulations on graduating from training with Milwaukee Career College! The next step in your career journey is the interview process. While interviewing can be highly intimidating, being fully prepared to answer any question that comes your way will help ease the nervousness. At MCC, we want you to feel confident and ready during any interview, so we’ve compiled the top interview questions and topics and how to answer them, ensuring you land the job! Addressing Your Strengths In order to capitalize on your strengths, you must first be aware of

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