Better Looking Documents for Earning Medical Office Assistant Certification

Whether you’re a medical coding online student or you’re taking classes at the ground campuses to earn your medical office assistant certification, this information will be of value to you.  In fact, no matter what certification you earn studying at the Allen School, you’re bound to be preparing a resume for the job hunt and […] Read More

Medical Assistant Students: Ways to Manage Your Stress

Medical Assistant Students: Ways to Manage Your Stress. School can be challenging; even for the most relaxed students. For many, it’s the stress of going back to school for the first time in years. Student stress can be caused by a number of factors, including: Loneliness, feeling homesick or experiencing relationship difficulties Struggling to save […] Read More

What CNAs, Billing and Coding Pros and Medical Office Assistants Have in Common

The one thing that employed certified nursing assistants, medical billing and coding pros and medical office assistants have in common is an effective résumé.  Even with the strength of the hiring market for medical industry professionals, there is still a very competitive environment for those seeking work.  Getting the interview is not easy in any […] Read More

Medical Assistant Interview Tips: Appearance

Medical Assistant Interview Tips: Appearance. You don’t get a second chance at a first impression, and at job interviews, first impressions are vitally important. In just an hour, employers will get an idea of who you are, what your work ethic is, and whether you’ll fit their team. It all comes down to how you […] Read More

Gift Yourself a Job for the Holidays – Step Up Job Search

If you buy into the myth that holiday job searching is a waste of time, you are losing one of the better job searching seasons of the year. During this holiday job searching season, you enjoy reduced competition for jobs, easier access to decision makers who are actually in the office, and the opportunity to […] Read More

Can You Describe an Instance Where You Screwed Up at School or Work?

This is the very type of loaded question interviewers are increasingly asking of candidates for job positions.  Ah, how quaint seem the days when they used to ask you about your 3 top strengths and weaknesses.  Listen, the job market is more competitive now than it has ever been.  Hiring managers are forced to sort […] Read More

Best Job Markets in the US: Part Deux – NJ’s Monmouth-Ocean Counties

Offering summertime visitors and residents alike sun, surf and proximity to the cultural and economic powerhouse that is New York City, Monmouth and Ocean Counties also rank very high in terms of their career potentials for those seeking employement in healthcare related industries. Read More

Ransomware: At the Nexus of Medical Office Assistant Training and IT

Ransomware An interesting story rests at the intersection of medical office assistant training and IT-centric activities like online medical billing.  According to news reports, MedStar, a health network of 10 Maryland hospitals, was  struck by a ransomware attack last week.  What’s ransomware?  If you’re soon to complete medical office assistant training or online medical billing classes, […] Read More

Medical Assistant Interviewing Tips

Are you preparing for a job interview for a Medical Assistant position? Familiarizing yourself with these common interview questions will help you have answers ready and feel more comfortable. When attending the Allen School of health Sciences, our Career Services team will assist you using these questions to give you a practice interview. Tell me […] Read More