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Seven Reasons Why CCNN is the Top Trade School in Reno

Seven Reasons Why CCNN is the Top 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 WHy CCNN is the Top 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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What Financial Literacy Month Means to You

Tax time. Nobody enjoys it very much, especially when you end up owing the IRS. Still, it makes April the perfect month to train our minds on becoming more financially savvy. Perhaps this is why April is specifically set aside as Financial Literacy Month. The aim is to teach us all to be more financially responsible and “achieve financial wellness.” At Career College of Northern Nevada, we fully support the idea of learning more about getting the most out of your finances and avoiding unnecessary debt. It’s one of the reasons an education at CCNN is so affordable compared with a conventional university setting, which can often saddle students with the lifetime burden of never-ending debt. Whether you’re studying welding and fabrication, Information Technology, medical assisting, HVAC or any number of other degrees, CCNN aims to make your studies affordable so you can graduate with confidence that the money you earn in your new career stays in your pocket. If you are considering a new career and if CCNN is on your radar, it pays to look at the big picture as you make your decision. Read More...

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Successful Habits You Need to Develop, Part 2

More successful habits to employ for your future! Read part 1 nowPrioritize 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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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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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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CCNN Developing Stellar Citizen-Professionals

The Career College of Northern Nevada (CCNN) is committed to developing competitive professionals who excel in their respective career fields. One component of CCNN’s approach to building career-ready professionals is ensuring that our students are not only exceptional in the workplace, but are also active, informed, and engaged citizens. That’s why CCNN is committed to instilling an understanding of and appreciation for the processes and institutions that inform our government at the federal, state, and local levels. This understanding is an essential part of the CCNN experience, and helps to prepare CCNN students to succeed in the workplace, and to contribute as participants in their communities. Read More...

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