You know you're worth more than what you're making. What do you do? If negotiating and searching for a new employer in the same field don't yield better results, you have another choice: switching career tracks. That's how Ryan, Rockford Career College's CNC program chair, turned around his professional life.READ MORE
Creating is what defines us. Songs, homes, businesses, cars, novels, and roads are all prime examples of dreams turned into realities. At my workplace, I have the opportunity to create every day. In fact, my creations are often used as parts in customers' own creations. My name's Trevon, and I'm a CNC machinist.READ MORE
Are you passionate about your career? Our students believe that enjoying what you do is a key part of success, so they are prepared to do what it takes to reach their professional goals. Recent Rockford Career College graduate Karla Giesecke shared her story of how she selected her new career path.READ MORE
What do you think of when you hear the word “success”? Maybe making financial gains or receiving a promotion come to mind. However, personal success is just as, if not more, important. Being able to exceed your own set standards and striving to continually improve are the marks of a truly successful individual. Wanting to achieve this kind of success is what brought Chase Robinson to Rockford Career College.READ MORE
What would you be willing to give up to make your dream a reality? Inconvenience and our unwillingness to step outside of our comfort zones often cause us to miss out on wonderful opportunities. Taking action is what separates the dreamers of today from the achievers of tomorrow. For Anthony Walker, beginning a new career was worth the sacrifice he made.