4 Reasons Why Healthcare Careers Are Recession-Proof

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If you’re considering registering for our healthcare 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. Are … Read More

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

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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, the cost of living can have a tremendous impact on your lifestyle. Here’s what you need to make to live comfortably in Calgary: Minimum Wage vs Living Wage Unfortunately, the … Read More

10 Tips to Help You Prep for College Exams

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Choosing continuing education is a fantastic way to improve your future job prospects. Come exam time; however, you can really start to feel the pressure. At ABES (Alberta Business & Educational Services) College in Calgary, we always make sure that students have the resources they need in order to do well. Here are 10 tips that can help you successfully prep for … Read More

What’s it like to be a Healthcare Aide?

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

Have you ever thought about working in health care? It’s one of the most in-demand careers right now and it’s a fantastic way to make a positive difference. And if you like helping people, there is one position that you might be perfect for: a Healthcare Aide. What do Health Care Aides do? Healthcare aides, sometimes referred to as care … Read More

5 Tips for Starting a New Job as a Home Care Aide

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Imagine this… You graduated from your Health Care Aide program, and you’ve just received a job offer to work as a home care aide. You accept the job offer and get excited to start a new career. Maybe you get a little nervous too. Starting a new job can be stressful, but don’t worry. You are going to do great. … Read More

Community Support Worker: All Your Questions Answered

Community Support Worker: All Your Questions Answered

Community Support Worker: All Your Questions Answered A career as a support worker gives you the opportunity to work with individuals from all walks of life. In each case, you’ll be the one to offer them support, a chance to air their problems and feel understood, and the joy of seeing their lives genuinely improve. On your way there, you’ll … Read More