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Contact Information:
Joyce K. Taylor
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4245
Fax: (540) 674-3663
Edwards Hall 250

Kelly H. Kaiser
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4301
Fax: (540) 674-3663
Edwards Hall 252
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For Immediate Release

November Sharper Skills Seminars at NRCC


New River Community College will offer several more “Sharper Skills Seminars” for business in November. Topics include keeping good employees, time management and organization, and going further with iPad.

NRCC corporate trainer Dr. Jeanne Symanoskie will instruct each workshop.

“Keeping Good Employees” will examine concepts like recruiting versus managing employees, how to connect with employees, maintaining good communication and consistency and fairness.

In “Time Management and Organization” seminar, she will discuss assigning priorities to daily activities, overcoming procrastination, handling crises effectively and organizing the workspace and workflow.

“Going Further with iPad” will build on basic iPad skills and help users understand topics such as multitasking, push notifications, grouping applications, childproofing and pairing with Bluetooth devices. Apps such as Facebook, Evernote, iBooks, games and iMovie will also be discussed.

The schedule for upcoming Sharper Skills Seminars is:

Keeping Good Employees
Wednesday, November 13, 3 – 5 p.m.
NRCC New River Valley Mall site, Christiansburg – room 123

Going Further with the iPad
Monday, November 18, 10 a.m. – noon
NRCC New River Valley Mall site, Christiansburg – room 135

Time Management and Organization
Thursday, November 21, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
NRCC New River Valley Mall site, Christiansburg – room 122

Each Sharper Skills Seminar is $20. For registration and more information call the NRCC Office of Workforce Development at 540-674-3617.

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