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Confessions of a Bartender

By Dave Herwitz, Director, ABC Training Center I came across a great article recently (Confessions of a Bartender: 10 Things Every Bartender Absolutely Hates About You) on the online version of the Huffington Post which offers humorous but true advice on how to... read more

Never Missing a Beat

By Dave Herwitz, Director, ABC Training Center As I write this, the Tri-State area is still recovering from Hurricane Sandy.  Many homes are still without power.  Parts of Queens and Staten Island look like war zones.  The geography of the Jersey shore is changed... read more

Information is Power

By Dave Herwitz, Director of Admissions, ABC Training Center This month’s job tip illustrates the importance of researching any potential employers BEFORE the interview. OK so you’ve done your due diligence and have sent out dozens of resumes.  Your persistence has... read more

6 Seconds

By Dave Herwitz, Director of Admissions, ABC Training Center 6 seconds.  Not a lot of time.  It will probably take you 6 seconds to read the title of this blog post and the first sentence or two.  Yet according to research done by the Ladders employment website, job... read more

Our Most Valuable Assets

By Dave Herwitz, Director of Admissions, ABC Training Center As many of our friends know, ABC Training Center has been a staple in New York City’s medical career training field since the early 1970s.  That’s a long time in this business and over the years we’ve... read more

Working Your Network

By Carlton Fenton, Job Placement Coordinator, ABC Training Center Our January job tip speaks to the importance of working your networks and connections within the organizations that you wish to work for. If you follow the advice of career experts, you know to... read more

Want to Get That Job?

By Jay Brill, ABC Training Center Here at ABC Training Center, we take pride in having helped thousands of New Yorkers obtain jobs in the lucrative medical career field.  And a big part of what we do continues after a student completes his or her studies.  For example... read more

The Recession is Over! Really?

By Dave Herwitz, Director of Admissions, ABC Training Center So the New York Times reported two days ago that while the recession was “officially over,” average household incomes had fallen more in the two years after the recession ended than it did during the... read more

Pomp and Circumstance

By Dave Herwitz, Director of Admissions, ABC Training Center Last month, ABC Training Center celebrated a special day when we held our annual graduation ceremonies at St. Nicholas of Tolentine School in the Bronx.  That day marked a huge occasion for everyone... read more

Busting Through a Brick Wall

By Dave Herwitz, Director of Admissions, ABC Training Center Two weeks ago, the US Department of Labor published its latest job report (http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm).  My friends, the news was not good.  In fact it was rather grim.  After several... read more

Why We Do What We Do

By Dave Herwitz, Director of Admissions, ABC Training Center There are many aspects to what we do here at ABC Training Center.  Our staff has many responsibilities in addition to running the admissions process of a facility that trains hundreds of students at once all... read more

2 Great Bronx Traditions

by Dave Herwitz, Director of Admissions, ABC Training Center Well here we are in mid-April.  The weather is getting warmer (thank heavens), the days are getting longer and just a few subway stops away on the 4 train, the most successful team in all of sports is doing... read more