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Next Steps: Work & Life Beyond the Pandemic

  • Program Area: Build your Career
  • Date: September 16, 2021
  • Day of the week: Thursday
  • Time of day: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
  • Delivery: Online

Class Description

In this interactive online class we will explore the effects of the pandemic on women’s lives and work. Participants will take steps towards work and life changes, make connections with other women and community-based resources, set personal goals, and develop an action plan for making progress on their goals. We welcome individuals of all gender identities and expressions. The class will meet every other week. Four networking sessions are offered throughout the weeks of the class on topics of interest to participants.

Session Topics

Building a Strong Future: This session will welcome participants, provide an overview of the class, and introduce our instructors. In six workshops and four informal connections sessions, we will move forward together – exploring options and making plans.

Confidence: Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or working on a personal goal, explore tools to build your self-confidence and keep it strong.

Exploring Careers: Ready for a change? Learn the steps involved in making a career choice and find resources to help you succeed.

Quality Jobs: Take charge of your career and create a plan to achieve success. Learn how your current skills connect to future careers. Identify high-wage, in-demand job fields and those with possible remote/flexible opportunities. Explore education and training options.

Financial Wellness: Learn ways to improve your financial wellbeing to meet current and ongoing financial obligations, plan for a secure financial future, and make choices with your money that allow you to enjoy life.

Create a Personal Action Plan: Review and reflect on our learning and exploration, develop your own short- and long-term goals with a timeline, create your action plan, and share highlights with your group.

Registration/More Info

This class meets every other week starting on 9/16. Networking sessions are offered between classes.

Questions? Contact Janet Smith at 207-778-2757 or janet.smith@maine.edu. If you recently completed the NVME registration form, you may sign up for this class by contacting Janet.
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Job Search Strategies2022-02-09 February 09, 2022Build your CareerONLINE DaytimeStatewide
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