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Seven Reasons to Attend Trade School in Reno

Seven Reasons to Attend Trade School in Reno Study welding and fabrication, Health Information Management, Medical Assisting, Industrial Electronics and more fields at CCNN. Call 775-241-4445 TODAY to learn more! Ever wondered about the differences between a traditional four-year college and a trade school in Reno such as Career College of Northern Nevada? Some differences are obvious: with a trade school or career college, you enjoy a shorter length of time required to earn a degree along with intense specialization in a particular field. But beyond that, there are more subtle – but still significant – contrasts between the two. Many young students enter a four-year college setting with a vague idea of what they want to study. But it often takes two or three years of unrelated core classes before the students get to the heart of what they’ve come to learn about. By then, the student may have changed majors, further extending their college experience into a costly five- or six-year journey with no clear end game. A trade school, on the other hand, is all about laser focus. Read More: Seven Reasons to Attend Trade School in Reno - http://ccnn.edu/student-resources/top-trade-school-reno/

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The Secret to Success with Resumes

Résumés are like politics and religion; everyone has an opinion. Recently I helped an individual prepare a résumé that resulted in two job interviews in one week. She had been job searching for months with no success, but after she made just a few modifications she was getting more interviews than she could handle. I want to discuss the things you can do differently to maximize your résumé and help you be the one who is beating back recruiters with a stick. We are going to look at things like formatting. I’ll give you a few points on tailoring your résumé. Then we will wrap up with tips on how to help your résumé really stand out. Read More...

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Get the skills for a job in the Reno, Nevada area!

We are in a recession! No, wait. We are in a recovery! Our economy is growing! But wait. Are you thinking, “My situation doesn’t fit with what I hear in the media?” Of course it doesn’t fit. The media probably did not interview you and ask how you’re doing. Why should they? There’s plenty of economic data coming out of Washington D.C. to report on, and that’s how they sell ad space. It’s not the media’s job to improve your situation. Let’s talk about some of the data we keep hearing from various sources and how that affects you. How can you use the economic data to improve yourself and your family’s situation? Read the full article...

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Successful Habits You Need to Develop, Part 2

More successful habits to employ for your future! Read part 1 now.Prioritize Self-CareDiet, sleep and exercise are your friends. A healthy body stimulates a healthy mind, so one of the best things you can to for yourself (and for achieving the success you crave) is to make self-care a priority habit. Meal-prepping can be extremely […]

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Successful Habits You Need to Develop, Part 1

Achieving success is a process. It takes work. While education and resources are vitally important for success, they don’t guarantee it. What every professional can do to boost their chances of career success is, firstly, to develop habits of successful people. And secondly, to start early. Start your education early, start setting goals early, and […]

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Financial Literacy for Anyone Looking to Go Back to School

Financial Literacy For Anyone Looking To Go Back To School Discover the 5 stages for going back to school and becoming successful in your career. Read More...

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7-Step Student Survival Guide to Career College Success

7-Step Student Survival Guide to Career College Success When you picture the first day of school, what do you see? For many, starting a new school year conjures a feeling of nervous anticipation that sometimes borders on downright panic. Fortunately, that’s not the case at Career College of Northern Nevada, where we support our students from start to finish and every step in between. For more than 30 years, Career College of Northern Nevada has been successfully guiding students from their first, uncertain days all the way through graduation and entry into a promising career. So, for those of you just kicking off your time at CCNN, we’ve compiled this quick survival guide to put you on the path to academic success. In fact, this might be better called a guide to thriving, not just surviving. Read More...

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CCNN Graduate Spotlight: Karen Gonzalez, Dow Chemical

Today, Karen Gonzalez is a Site Infrastructure Activities Coordinator for Dow AgroSciences (part of the Down Chemical Company) in Pittsburg, Calif. But just a few short years ago, she was a young mother with a 40-hour a week job and a full course load at Career College of Northern Nevada. It took serious dedication to take her dreams from the incubation stage to reality. How Karen made the transition from aspiring business student to successful entrepreneur and Dow employee is an inspiring one. Read more...

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