New Ventures Maine workforce specialists offer guidance on four areas of self-care to help class participants take care of themselves during the process of changing jobs, making it a positive process.
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Helping People Through Career Changes for Over Two Decades
New Ventures Maine’s workforce specialists are passionate about helping people manage career transitions. Suzanne Senechal-Jandreau has been teaching classes and working individually with participants discovering new job pathways for 24 years.
Career Exploration Sessions Connect Women to Construction Trades
Registration is open for free, 90-minute virtual sessions designed for women to explore high-wage careers within the construction trades. Connecting Women to Construction Trades will be offered on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 online; participants can choose a daytime or evening session.
New Class Addresses Work & Life Beyond the Pandemic
New Ventures Maine’s new class, Next Steps: Work & Life Beyond the Pandemic, is now open for registration. The class will be offered online at no cost beginning in mid-September.
Work For Yourself@50+
New Ventures Maine has launched an initiative, Work for Yourself@50+ Taking the Next Step to support low and moderate-income adults, age 50 and up, as they explore self-employment and develop businesses. Taking the Next Step builds upon the exploration of self-employment through AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ curriculum and provides individualized assessment, advising, and business training to entrepreneurs ready to implement their business ideas. NVME provides ongoing support, referrals and resources for “encore entrepreneurs” as they move forward …
Five Session Career Class Offered
Are you interested in learning more about what career best fits you? Maybe you’re transitioning out of a job that no longer works for your lifestyle, family, or goals. Whether you’re just starting out or ready to change career fields, New Ventures Maine can give you the tools you need to take the next step. Our upcoming class, My Next Career Move, will prompt you to think about what kind …
How to Connect with Us During the Coronavirus Outbreak
All New Ventures Maine in-person classes and workshops have been postponed or moved to an online format through the end of April. Individual appointments are available by video conference or phone. To reach a local staff person visit our locations page. We will continue to add daytime and evening online workshops and classes to our schedule. Please check back frequently to see new listings. Stay tuned for updates. We encourage you to take good …
New Series on Online Marketing and Website Development
We are excited to be offering a series of three (3) free workshops designed to provide microenterprise owners the tools, skills and mentorship to build a successful digital presence. This new series of workshops is in partnership with Empower by GoDaddy.
Let’s Talk Money!
For years WWC has started the personal money management class My Money Works with a discussion of our attitudes and beliefs about money. “We believe that if we don’t look at our attitudes and beliefs about money, then it’s hard to change our behavior,” says Jean Dempster, WWC Central Region trainer. “If it were only about the tools, we would all be sticking to our budgets. It is the change …
ONLINE: Two distance learning options for Career Planning this Fall!
WWC is excited to offer two options: ONLINE and BLENDED. BLENDED: Begins week of October 15, and has live class meetings the first and last weeks. In the four intervening weeks, students will work on their own online, with direction and resources provided weekly. Students have a choice of live sessions in Belfast, Augusta, or Rockland (choose one). For this class, the registration deadline is September 28. For more information …