Career Development Classes Beginning in February at SCC

Career Development Color RGB-01The goal of the Career Development division at Sandhills Community College is to assist students in assessing their 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. The fee for Career Development classes is waived for qualified students.

Get your résumé noticed in the class, “Ignite Your Résumé.” Use keywords to get your résumé noticed on the internet. Improve your résumé by using marketing and branding techniques to enhance your chance of getting a job interview in a competitive job market.

“Ignite Your Résumé” will be held Monday-Thursday, Feb. 19-22 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. The cost is $75 and is waived for qualified students.

“Energize Your Interview” will teach you to stand out from the crowd and sell yourself. Receive tips for the interview, what to say and how to say it. Identify ten questions that will make or break your interview. Become more confident as you participate in mock interviews.

“Energize Your Interview” will be held Monday- Thursday, Feb. 26-Mar. 1 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. The cost is $75 and is waived for qualified students.

“Revamp Your Career” will assist you in discovering a new career. Match your skills with an existing job or develop a training plan to learn new skills, explore career opportunities, and develop a written plan of action. Create or update your résumé, customizing it for different jobs. Learn to sell yourself and stand out from other applicants in an interview. Learn to deal with the stress of long-term unemployment and how to use your age as an asset in your job search. Call Pamela Alsobrook at (910) 944-7697 for more information and to register.

“Revamp Your Career” takes place at NCWorks Career Center-Moore County twice a month on Wednesdays from 9-10:30 a.m. The cost is $75 and is waived for qualified students.

Registration

Register in the Sandhills Community College Continuing Education office located on the first floor of Van Dusen Hall on the Pinehurst campus at 3395 Airport Road. Registration by phone with a credit card can be made by calling (910) 695-3980. 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. Information can be found at careerdevelopment.sandhills.edu.

 

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