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Office Assistant VS Business Administration: Which Course Should You Choose?

Oct 17, 2019 2:38:34 PM

Updated December, 2020.

Quick summary: Comparison of Office Assistant versus Business Administration diploma programs. Compare length, skills taught, job options, career paths, and determine which course is right for you.

 

If you want to become a respected member of an office team, you’ll need to learn the technology and administrative skills today’s employers want most. 

And there are always new skills to learn! Even people with years of experience go back to school to learn the latest software and add new competencies to their resume. This is key if you want to qualify for promotion and advance your career. 

What skills are you looking to learn? Accounting? Marketing and sales? MS Office software? Project management? 

There are a lot of business administration programs out there. Some focus on just one or two skills, while others cover a lot of ground. You need to sort out your career goals to find out which course is right for you. 

Manage a Business or Start Your Own: Which Career Path Fits You Best?

Jan 4, 2019 1:40:46 PM

You don't need an university degree to successfully manage a team, or start your own business.

The world is full of incredibly successful CEOs and entrepreneurs who never attended or finished university, but still managed to build incredible empires.

Apple mastermind, Steve Jobs; legendary Vogue editor, Anna Wintour; culinary superstar, Rachel Ray (she didn't even have formal cooking training).

And let's not forget billionaire founder of the Virgin Group, Richard Branson...these are just a few examples of brilliant business leaders who never earned business degrees.

4 Careers You Can Start with a Business Diploma: Winnipeg Edition

Dec 16, 2018 1:02:13 PM

A business diploma is one the most flexible post-secondary options out there. From office software to marketing strategy to accounting to human resources—this program covers a lot of ground.

7 Signs You'd Make an Excellent Manager After Business College

Nov 16, 2018 12:30:13 PM

Not everyone is cut out for management. Anyone who's worked under a difficult supervisor, or unfair manager, knows this all too well.

Whether you're supervising one or two people, or in charge of a large team—it takes a very special skillset to truly lead other people without driving them (and yourself) crazy.

Have your sights set on a management role after business college? For you, does success mean climbing the corporate ladder, being in charge of others, making the big decisions...and bringing home the bigger paycheck?

Or, would you be way better off staying part of the team?

Should You do Marketing After Your Business Diploma?

Oct 29, 2018 1:41:59 PM

Some might say there's never been a better time to start a marketing career. And this is mainly because the internet has completely transformed the marketing industry, and opened up all kinds of new jobs and opportunities in this field.

Should You Do Sales After Business College? 6 Questions to Consider

Sep 26, 2018 12:16:00 PM

What's your dream career path after graduating from business college? Want to manage an office, land an executive assistant job, work in marketing for a global brand? Maybe even start your own business?

Ready for Entrepreneurship After Business College? 5 Things to Consider

Apr 23, 2018 10:45:49 AM

Can anyone with a great business idea become a successful entrepreneur? Is a marketable product or service all it takes to launch your own start-up?

Career Paths After Business College: What is an Account Manager?

Feb 12, 2018 11:15:12 AM

Business college opens up so many career paths for graduates. Sales, marketing, client services, accounting, starting your own business—the possibilities are both exciting and a little overwhelming.

Which path should you take? Which business career best suits your natural abilities, interests, and professional goals? Where should you start out after earning your diploma?

In this post, we look at the role of account manager; one of your possible pathways after business training.

5 Questions You'll Be Asked at a Business Admin Job Interview (+ Sample Answers)

Aug 16, 2017 8:20:19 AM

Prospective employers want to learn a number of things about you during a business admin job interview.

They'll be considering your personality and how you'd fit with the team, your technical skills, experience in similar roles, trustworthiness, and of course, the "soft" skills that are so important in business admin—communication, organization, problem-solving, etc.

How will they get to the heart of your qualifications and overall suitability for the job? By asking questions. A lot of questions!

Prepping for Job Interviews after Business College: 4 Essential Steps

Aug 10, 2017 10:21:49 AM

No matter how well your training has prepared you for the challenges of today's business environments, it can be difficult to stride into that first job interview with total confidence. There are simply too many variables; too many unknowns!

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