Just a couple of days ago it was Mother’s Day: the day moms across the country are treated to well-deserved pampering, flowers, and peaceful moments away from crying children. For some moms, Mother’s Day is an opportunity to take a little break away from their busy careers. For other moms, Mother’s Day may be the perfect opportunity to resume or start a new job.
In the Business Insider article “What Your Mom Really Wants for Mother’s Day: A Job,” the author, Lee Rose Emery, explains that “What is supposed to make Stay at Home Moms feel validated for all their hard work in reality serves as a cruel reminder of how much Moms are still not valued in the work force or at home.” She goes on to say that some mothers left high-paying jobs to take care of children, and some simply haven’t had that chance yet.
We’re here to say that you can have that chance. Even if you’re a military spouse. Because all of Allied’s career training courses are online, you can study and receive your education in the comfort of your own home, favorite coffee shop, or library. Plus, we place an emphasis on flexibility and convenience. We want our students to focus on the quality of the education, not on the gas wasted driving to class.
5 Careers for Moms:
1. Medical Coding
Medical coding is a great place to start for busy moms. First, it’s a career that requires strong communication skills. Most moms would say that communication is an extremely important part of being an effective mom. Second, medical coders do a lot of recording keeping, which requires a good sense for organization. Busy moms know the importance of organization very well. Read about how you can prepare for your medical coding certification exam and your externship opportunity!
2. Medical Billing
Similar to medical coding, medical billing is a career that can be done from the comfort of home. The program is short, affordable, and can be done at your convenient pace, while your kids are at school or the baby is napping in the crib. Plus, you’ll get live student support and a one-year professional membership with the Medical Association of Billers (MAB).
|ALLIED Student, Dallas Washington w/ daughter|
Real estate makes sense for busy mothers, as it is a career that is self-managed. You make up your own hours, manage your clients, and get out of the career what you put into it. Mom duties can conveniently integrate into a real estate career. Plus, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the recent resurgence in the industry!
4. Pharmacy Technician
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to increase by 32 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.” That’s good news for mothers that want to delve into the growing healthcare field. With our interest-free payment plans, Pass or Don’t Pay Promise, and flexible online learning environment, the pharmacy technician program is great for even the busiest of mothers.
5. Administrative Assistant
One of the most flexible of the bunch, an administrative assistant career is one that allows moms to be moms. Our 100% online program prepares you to become an important contributor to the success of any business. Plus, the basic administrative skills you were learn will help your career in business going forward, if you choose to go that route. With our budget-friendly payment plans, it’s a no-brainer for busy moms.
If you have any questions about Allied’s mom-friendly career training, please let us know by calling us at (888) 501-7686 or contact us on our website: www.alliedschools.com.
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