Top 5 Tips for Going to a Job Fair

A job fair is a great place to find opportunities. If you have never been to a job fair, don’t get nervous. We’ve compiled some great tips that will help you be prepared to present the best version of yourself! Here are the top 5 tips for going to a Job Fair. #1 Be Prepared Make sure that your mobile device is fully charged before you attend the event. Use your mobile device to research the companies at the event. Make sure that they are the kind of company you want to work for and that the position they have …

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Special Guest Speaker RaSean Stevens of Datalite Networks

On January 15th, RaSean Stevens, President/CEO of Datalite Networks, a company that provides network support and infrastructure to businesses in the Maryland, Baltimore, and Washington Metropolitan areas, came to Career Technical Institute as a special guest speaker. This event was all organized by Ms. Dina Newman in Career Services and Ms. Shaquea White, a CTI instructor. Mr. Stevens gave CTI students a realistic point of view on the proper protocol for the Help Desk Professional and IT Professional courses.  He also gave students insights into real-world experiences in Information Technology services and discussed the troubleshooting, planning, designing, and customized services …

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Ultimate Study Guide for Students

Everyone has struggled with studying during their academic careers. It’s hard to study with so many distractions like beautiful weather outside, hanging out with friends, and the lure of mobile devices. These distractions take precious hours away from studying. Furthermore, these distractions may put you in a situation where you have to “cram” for important exams. Cramming for tests not only leaves you with less time to sleep, which everyone needs to stay focused, but it also makes it less likely that you will retain the knowledge you need to learn. Here is the ultimate study guide for students. This …

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5 Tips for Professional Development

No matter what stage of professional development anyone is in, there is advice out there that can help them succeed and advance their careers. Smart people take every opportunity to learn. It is important to learn not only about current events but also subjects that can help you professionally. Here are some tips that can help someone at any stage of professional development. #1 Take responsibility and show initiative. If something is your fault, even indirectly, just own it. No one wants to hear excuses; it just muddles the problem even more. Own it and move on to fixing it. …

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CTI Medical Assistants 3rd Annual 2019 Winter Drive for the Homeless

This holiday season, there are thousands of people in Washington D.C. who don’t know how they will get their next meal. Many of these people include working poor-families, fixed-income seniors, low-income military families, the homeless, and children living in poverty. A recent survey showed that there are approximately 6,904 homeless people in D.C. In addition, according to the Census Bureau, 14 percent of the District’s 28,400 veterans are reportedly living in poverty. Federal and local providers of human services are trying to help veterans at risk of becoming homeless. A VA spokeswoman recently told The Times, “We’re actively looking to …

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Vocational Training in Washington DC

Did you know that you can advance your career with vocational training? It doesn’t take a four-year degree to take your career to the next level. Vocational training certifications and degrees can make it easier to find a good job, especially in tough economic times. Employers are always looking for trained individuals to join their ranks. Adding vocational training to your resume can make it easier to get your foot in the door. Think about getting vocational training in Washington DC or vocational training online. What Is Vocational Training? Vocational training is training offered by accredited educational institutions. These institutions …

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