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Career Development Classes to Begin in December

Two people speaking to each other in an office.Don’t wait until the new year to make a career resolution. The Sandhills Community College Continuing Education Career Development department’s goal is to assist students in assessing interests, personality traits, and abilities in setting career and educational goals, and in creating a pathway that will lead to economic, social, and educational success.

Two classes in the Revamp Your Career Series will be offered in December: “Ace the Job Interview,” and “Tips for Mature Job Seekers.” Participants will match their skills with an existing job or develop a training plan to learn new skills, explore career opportunities, and develop a written plan of action. Students will learn to sell themselves and stand out from other applicants in an interview. Participants will learn to deal with the stress of long-term unemployment and how to use their age as an asset in their job search. Call Pamela Alsobrook at (910) 944-7697 for more information and to register.

“Ace the Job Interview” will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 9-10:30 a.m. “Tips for Mature Job Seekers” will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 18 from 9-10:30 a.m. Both classes will be held at the NCWorks Career Center on Shepard Trail in Aberdeen. The class fee of $75 is waived for qualified students.

In “Working Smart – The Only NC Soft Skill Credential” sessions will include: Gain Your Competitive Edge, Learn the Secret to Unlock Workplace Communication, Be More Effective in the Workplace, Get Noticed by Your Employer, and Climb the Ladder to Success. This class will be held Monday-Thursday, Dec. 9-12, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The fee of $75 is waived for qualified students.

Registration

Seats are still available for these classes. To register in person, stop by the Sandhills Community College Continuing Education office located on the first floor of Van Dusen Hall. Registration by phone at (910) 695-3980 or preregistration online at www.sandhills.edu/cereg are also available accepting all major credit cards. Registration hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

For questions about these or other Career Development classes, contact Program Director Jenny Troyer at (910) 695-3926 or troyerj@sandhills.edu.

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