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Career Development Classes to Begin in March

Student smiling, filling out a form.Take time to spring clean your career skills this March. 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 March: “Tips for Mature Job Seekers” and “Resumes and Cover Letters.” 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. Finally, students will learn how 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.

“Tips for Mature Job Seekers” will be held on Wednesday, March 4 from 9-10:30 a.m., and “Resumes and Cover Letters” will be held on Wednesday, March 18 from 9-11 a.m. 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, March 16-March 19 from 9 a.m-3 p.m. The fee of $75 is waived for qualified students.


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 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

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