Meet Karen Billings
For 14 years, Karen Billings worked for a large company where she poured herself into her work as a dedicated employee. But when her very own career catastrophe hit and her job was outsourced to another country, Karen had to reinvent herself mid-career. This is the story of how Karen turned her layoff into a triumph and has never looked back.
Medical Transcription and Editing
Clare needed an at-home career in order to care for her special needs daughter. After learning about medical transcription on TV, she enrolled with Career Step.
After trying to start a medical transcription career unsuccessfully in the past, Traci tried again with Career Step and was rewarded with a job before she even finished!
Steve spent most his life going from one entry-level job to another, never finding a career that seemed to fit, until he found the Medical Transcription Editing program.
Carly felt medical transcription was the perfect fit for young wives and mothers or those whose husbands are in school, and Career Step gave her the training she needed.
Medical Coding and Billing
Ken was limited in the types of jobs he could pursue because of health problems, when he discovered a career in medical coding he was able to begin a fulfilling career!
After working as a dispatcher for nearly 10 years, Evelynn wanted a change. Coding offered advancement opportunities as well as the flexibility to work remotely.
Laura was looking for a new career with advancement opportunities. She discovered medical coding and billing by chance and Career Step turned out to be the perfect opportunity!
After working in the printing industry for 7 years, Nicole needed a change. She decided on a career as a medical coder, which has been a perfect fit!
Gladys wanted to work in healthcare and was looking for a school that would allow her to study around her busy university class schedule. Career Step proved the perfect fit!
David used his unemployment retraining funding to cover his tuition as he trained to be a pharmacy technician. Though the job search was tough, it was all worth it.
As a newly-divorced, single mother of 2, Maisha needed training that would quickly prepare her for a career that would allow her to support herself and her family.
As a military spouse, Brittany needed to find a MyCAA-approved school with flexible online training that she could fit around everything else going on in her life.
Michelle wanted to expand her previous work experience with formal Microsoft Office training, making the Medical Administrative Assistant program a great fit.
Allison wanted a career in healthcare but had to go to school around her full-time job. With Career Step she was trained and working in 3 months.
After high school, Angelique wanted a fulfilling and rewarding career that would allow her to help others.
After being laid off, Donna wasn't sure how her experience would translate to a new job. Turns out her administrative assistant skills qualified her for a number of jobs.
Career Step’s Computer Technician course was an ideal fit when he needed training that could help him advance while he was earning his degree.