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Networking Skills for Career Success Workshop

[ April 21, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. April 23, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. April 24, 2015; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. April 28, 2015; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. April 29, 2015; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. May 1, 2015; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Did you know that 70% of jobs are found through networking? I’ll bet your mom taught you not to talk to strangers…that was then, this is now. It’s time to learn how to engage with professionals in your desired field or industry. This workshop will help you to develop confidence and approaches to be successful [Read More …]

Alumni Success Panel Event

[ April 8, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Please join us on Wednesday, April 8th 12:00-1:00 PM in L244 for the “Alumni Success Panel”.  This will be an inspirational hour where you can gain valuable information on how to make a smooth transition from your Associate’s Degree to your Bachelor’s Degree and beyond. Hear from NECC Alumni who have been where you are. [Read More …]

Healthy Relationships Workshop

[ March 9, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] For most of us, relationships are part of our lives.  Do you ever wonder where we learn about relationships?  Do you ever find yourself thinking about what makes a relationship healthy and if presently you are in a healthy one?  Come and learn about relationships and get tips for a successful one.
Facilitator(s): Karen MacDonald Fehr [Read More …]

I am listening!

[ March 10, 2015; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. March 12, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Comprehending what someone says is much different, and more important, that just hearing them speak. Active listening is a communication technique in which the listener is mindfully hearing and engaging with the speaker, to ensure that they understand what is being said. Using multimedia, small group activities, and discussion, the importance of active listening will [Read More …]

Interviewing Skills

[ April 7, 2015; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. April 9, 2015; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Do you want to know what it takes to be successful in an interview?  This workshop will review what you need to do to prepare for an interview including potential questions that can be asked and how to best answer them.  Behavioral interviewing will also be discussed with suggestions for how to answer the questions [Read More …]

Cover Letter, Resume Writing, and Interviewing Skills

[ March 9, 2015; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. March 10, 2015; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. ] Do you want to know what it takes to be successful in an interview?  This workshop will review what you need to do to prepare for an interview including potential questions that can be asked and how to best answer them.    A resume and cover letter are also very important documents in making a good [Read More …]

Introduction to Resume Writing

[ April 8, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] What does flipping burgers have to do with operations management? This interactive and introductory workshop on resume writing will help you make your previous professional experiences relevant. Gain a better understanding of resume and cover letter writing and receive tips on formatting and positioning yourself to get the job you want. Professional NECC staff will [Read More …]

Study Skills Workshop

[ February 18, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] This workshop is designed to teach you different strategies to help you prepare for exams and essay assignments. We will discuss the use of flashcards, how to study class notes, and how to use reading and course materials to prepare for classes and exams. We will also go over tips on overcoming test anxiety and [Read More …]

Exercise and Training: Healthy strategies to reduce stress and anxiety

[ May 6, 2015; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Learn various exercises and training plans to help reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety. Please note: designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students with Anxiety.  
Facilitator(s): Andrea H. Bailey
Contact: For more information, and to register, please contact the Learning Accommodations Center, at 978-556-3654 or lacenter@necc.mass.edu
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Focus and Concentration: Healthy strategies to reduce stress and anxiety

[ April 15, 2015; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Promote increased focus and attention in class and life situations through various strategies, such as journaling, which aid in reducing symptoms of stress and anxiety. Please note: designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students with Anxiety.  
Facilitator(s): Andrea H. Bailey
Contact: For more information, and to register, [Read More …]