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How to Become Empowered
How to Become Empowered

Do you wish you had woken up this morning with more motivation? You're not alone. Even the most inspiring individuals sometimes feel uninspired. How do you become empowered about a new career?

First, ask yourself the following questions:

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A Day in the Life: Veterinary Technician
A Day in the Life: Veterinary Technician

What do veterinary technicians do?

We defend those who can't speak for themselves. Pets can be difficult to work with at times, but they deserve the same level of compassion and care that human patients receive. Communicating with the pet owner, relying on what I've learned and experienced, and being attentive to a pet's non-verbal cues are vital to my occupation. My name is Nia, and I'm proud to be a veterinary technician.

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A Day in the Life: Dental Assistant
A Day in the Life: Dental Assistant

What Does a Dental Assistant Do, Exactly?

You don't enjoy the thought of going to the dentist. You don't like the sound of the machines, you find scheduling an appointment to be inconvenient, and you're afraid the dentist might find a cavity. I'm here to help you overcome those fears. As a dental assistant, my job is to make you comfortable and ensure your visit goes smoothly.

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A Day in the Life of a Surgical Technician
A Day in the Life of a Surgical Technician

Have you ever seen footage of a surgery and wondered who all those people in the operating room were? Well, as a surgical technologist, I'm one of them. Even though the surgeon has an important duty, the truth is that surgical technologists and surgical assistants are also critical to the surgery's success.

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Assistant
A Day in the Life of a Medical Assistant

Were you ever given a group project in school but found you were the only one doing all the work? Tasks are easier when you have someone you can count on, whether it be a friend, family member, or coworker. The same holds true for the medical field. As experienced and knowledgeable as doctors and surgeons are, they can't run their practices by themselves. That's where medical assistants like me come in.

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A Day in the Life of an Addiction Counselor
A Day in the Life of an Addiction Counselor

How do you cope with stressful situations? Taking a break, exercising, or watching an episode of your favorite show could be helpful. With more important matters, maybe you need a friend or family member to listen. Knowing you aren't alone could be a key factor in getting your life back on track. That's why addiction counseling technicians (also known as addiction counselors) like me put our hearts into our work.

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