6 Career Path Opportunities for Newcomers to Canada

6 Career Path Opportunities for Newcomers to Canada

As a newcomer to Canada, your needs for a career are somewhat unique. You’ll want to focus on a job that will be fulfilling, but you also need to choose a profession that has a high demand. It’d be even better if you didn’t have to spend much time in school to get started.   So, what are the best jobs … Read More

The First 5 Things You Need to do Once You Arrive in Calgary 

The First 5 Things You Need to do Once You Arrive in Calgary

Moving to a new city can be intimidating and overwhelming—especially if you’ve also just moved to a new country. To help you transition smoothly, we’ve included a checklist for newcomers to Canada with specific steps on what you should do first in Calgary.   1. Find Accommodation  If you’re new to Calgary, the first thing you need to do is find … Read More

Medical Office Assistant and Unit Clerk: Which Career Should You Pursue?   

Hospital unit clerk and medical office assistant program in Alberta- ABES College

Working in the medical field can be an exciting opportunity, and there are many more roles other than nurse or doctor to consider. For example, two accessible careers include working as a medical office assistants and unit clerks. These are vital positions that make hospitals and medical offices run smoothly.   You’d be a vital part of the team in either … Read More

What is Compassion Fatigue? Physical and Emotional Symptoms and How to Address Them  

Compassion Fatigue Symptoms

There are few professions that cause more stress than those in the field of medicine. For the average person, juggling erratic work schedules, large patient loads and overwhelming psychological pressure, can make it difficult to find a moment to relax and keep yourself composed. So what can you do to help manage your stress and avoid compassion fatigue? Exhausted healthcare … Read More

All You Need to Know About Pharmacy Assistant Career Opportunities in Calgary 

Pharmacy Assistant Opportunities in Calgary

If you’re looking for a stable, well-paying job that’s currently in high demand, then you should consider working as a pharmacy assistant in Calgary. Not only are employers all over Alberta hiring for this position, but the opportunities to help your community, work on a reasonable schedule, and continue learning make this a wholly rewarding and fulfilling career choice.  What … Read More

Fast-track your Health Care Career as a Unit Clerk/Medical Office Assistant

What's it like to be a Health Care Aide?

Did you know that you could start a healthcare career in less than a year? For those who want to contribute their skills in the faced paced environment of a hospital or clinic, or help to run the operations of a medical office, the ABES Unit Clerk/Medical Office Assistant (UC/MOA) program is worth learning more about. Career Versatility with a … Read More

Why Should You Become a Unit Clerk?

Unit Clerk Program Calgary

Why become a Unit Clerk? Choosing a career as a Unit Clerk puts you at the heart of healthcare, acting as a critical link between patients, medical staff, and administrative processes. With a unique blend of office skills and medical knowledge, you’ll contribute to patient care and efficient services. Benefits of Being a Unit Clerk In your role as a … Read More

4 Reasons Why Healthcare Careers Are Recession-Proof

ABES-health Care Careers Recession

If you’re considering registering for our health care aide course or one of our other medical career programs, you may be questioning what lies ahead should you pursue this path. Though the vast majority of our graduates get placed in positions at Calgary clinics and hospitals immediately following their studies, you may wonder how medical careers hold up when there’s a recession. … Read More

How to Choose The Right College Program: 6 Questions to Ask Yourself

Health Care Programs for Internationa Students

Choosing the right program to study at college can be a daunting prospect for many. Whether it’s a case of choosing what you like, or what has the best career prospects, the decisions you make are big, and they have an impact on the rest of your life. This means you need to take time to consider everything before simply diving into the first course that becomes available. That’s why we created this article—to share the kinds of questions you need to ask yourself to make the right choice.

Cost of Living in Calgary

If you’re planning a move to Calgary, you might be worried about finding a good job that will provide for your family and help you pay Calgary rent. Rightfully so. Here’s what you need to make to live comfortably in Calgary: Minimum Wage vs Living Wage Unfortunately, the minimum wage in Alberta is only $15 an hour. In order to … Read More