Project IMPACT

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Project IMPACT offers informational workshops at several community colleges in Nebraska.

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Central Community College


Contact
Dan Davidchik
Project Manager
402-562-1408
1-877-222-0780, Ext. 1408

Training workshops offered at Central Community College:

A crash course on the skills needed to succeed in college. Some topics covered are note-taking, time management, and study skills. Dealing with instructors and tough classes, exam strategies, reading skills, and helpful tips from college graduates are also included. A brief discussion on registration and advisement wraps up the workshop.
Information about area employers will be disseminated. Websites such as O*NET will be utilized for participants to discover career opportunities. Online job search engines will be explored. Tours of area employers will be scheduled.
Why should you plan for your financial future? What are your financial goals? This workshop helps you find answers to these questions and aids you in sorting out your priorities. Do you know what your “money attitude” is? Find out and discover how it affects you. Learn how to keep an accurate budget and debate needs versus wants. Tips for reducing debt and using a debt recovery plan are shared.
Do you know the true cost of college? Ask yourself some meaningful questions to find out right choices for you. Realize how to save money on fees, books, supplies, and other necessities. Learn the differences between the FAFSA, financial aid, Federal Aid, loans, scholarships, grants, and State Aid and how to use them to best work for you.
This workshop asks you important questions about your future. It will take you through the process of considering what you want to achieve and how you will get there. Short-term, Medium-term, and Long-term goals are defined and discussed. Using SMART goal-setting, this workshop will have you writing a plan for your own success.
Review the four different types of resumes and choose the one that works best for your work history. Identify tips to make your resume stand out among the rest. Gain understanding of why cover letters are important and how to make your letter effective. Map out your own resume with the help of a Participant Coach.
So you got an interview, now what? This workshop will provide you the top ten most popular interview questions and interview skills such as what to wear, questions to ask the employer, and following up with the interview team afterwards. Ten tips to land job offers and interactive activities are also offered.
Problem-solving makes up a large part of daily life. It is a mental process that involves discovering, analyzing and solving problems. The ultimate goal of problem-solving is to overcome obstacles and find a solution that best resolves the issue. This hands-on workshop discusses problem-solving strategies and dealing with the obstacles that inevitably arise. Problem-solving steps and a ways to improve these necessary skills are shared.
Conflict creates better work climates and more fulfilling relationships. The fundamentals of conflict resolution are stated to help everyone understand the importance of dealing with conflict immediately and with poise. A tool kit with ten helpful options you can “pull out” when needed is shared—empathy, appropriate assertiveness, cooperative power, and negotiation, to name a few.
Do you struggle with balancing work, life, and responsibilities? This workshop will encourage you to name your priorities and define success on your own terms. Many guidelines are shared about balance, including learning how to say no, giving up on perfection, dropping activities that add no value to your life, and relaxing.
Stress is an unavoidable consequence in life. Stress management gives you the tools you need to cope with it. Symptoms of stress are numerous, and by taking a stress assessment during the workshop, we can explore what your stress level is and what that means. Tips for self-care are shared, as well as what you should avoid.

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Is teamwork important? Teamwork affects the output quality, morale, and retention at a workplace. Employees respect their coworkers and a cohesive team is built. So the answer is yes, it is important. Delegation of tasks to the most qualified individual, sharing of ideas, efficiency of workflow, and support of each other are just a few perks of teamwork. This workshop explores how to promote teamwork and how to be a better team player.
Metropolitan Community College

Contact
Robert Caldwell
Participant Coach
402-738-4771

Training workshops offered at Metropolitan Community College:

A crash course on the skills needed to succeed in college. Some topics covered are note-taking, time management, and study skills. Dealing with instructors and tough classes, exam strategies, reading skills, and helpful tips from college graduates are also included. A brief discussion on registration and advisement wraps up the workshop.
Why should you plan for your financial future? What are your financial goals? This workshop helps you find answers to these questions and aids you in sorting out your priorities. Do you know what your “money attitude” is? Find out and discover how it affects you. Learn how to keep an accurate budget and debate needs versus wants. Tips for reducing debt and using a debt recovery plan are shared.
Review the four different types of resumes and choose the one that works best for your work history. Identify tips to make your resume stand out among the rest. Gain understanding of why cover letters are important and how to make your letter effective. Map out your own resume with the help of a Participant Coach.
So you got an interview, now what? This workshop will provide you the top ten most popular interview questions and interview skills such as what to wear, questions to ask the employer, and following up with the interview team afterwards. Ten tips to land job offers and interactive activities are also offered.
Are you taking full advantage of opportunities to fund your education? This workshop discusses the details of grants, loans, scholarships, and other education opportunities that you may be eligible for. Tips on completing successful scholarship applications, uncovering the financial aid process, and the importance of grants and scholarships in making education more affordable are also covered.
This workshop asks you important questions about your future. It will take you through the process of considering what you want to achieve and how you will get there. Short-term, Medium-term, and Long-term goals are defined and discussed. Using SMART goal-setting, this workshop will have you writing a plan for your own success.
Throughout the community, there are hundreds of government and non-profit agencies on a mission to service the public. This workshop will introduce a vast number of local free or low-cost services offered by these community organizations. Many resources are shared, including those who work with legal matters, housing, financial literacy, tax preparation, entrepreneurship, mental health, job preparation, and much more. Service eligibility
Conflict creates better work climates and more fulfilling relationships. The fundamentals of conflict resolution are stated to help everyone understand the importance of dealing with conflict immediately and with poise. A tool kit with ten helpful options you can “pull out” when needed is shared—empathy, appropriate assertiveness, cooperative power, and negotiation, to name a few.
Do you struggle with balancing work, life, and responsibilities? This workshop will encourage you to name your priorities and define success on your own terms. Many guidelines are shared about balance, including learning how to say no, giving up on perfection, dropping activities that add no value to your life, and relaxing.
This workshop assists you in exploring career opportunities with your newly acquired skill set in manufacturing. Learn how to navigate relevant online career tools and job search engines that will help you tackle the job market. Data will be presented on local and statewide manufacturing employment. Information on employers will be disseminated.
Interpersonal skills are not just important in the workplace, our personal lives can benefit too. This workshop introduces you to ways to develop your everyday interactions with groups and individuals. Topics include tips on how to improve verbal communication, non-verbal communication, negotiation, decision making, assertiveness, listening skills and problem solving.
Stress is an unavoidable consequence in life. Stress management gives you the tools you need to cope with it. Symptoms of stress are numerous, and by taking a stress assessment during the workshop, we can explore what your stress level is and what that means. Tips for self-care are shared, as well as what you should avoid.
Northeast Community College

Contact
Shanelle Grudzinski
Coordinator/Coach
402-844-7692

Training workshops offered at Northeast Community College:

A workshop on the skills needed to succeed in college. Some topics covered are note-taking, time management, and study skills. Dealing with instructors and tough classes, exam strategies, reading skills, and helpful tips from college graduates are also included. A brief discussion on registration and advisement wraps up the workshop.
Information about area employers will be disseminated. Websites such as O*NET will be utilized for participants to discover career opportunities. Online job search engines will be explored. Tours of area employers will be scheduled.
This workshop aids students in identifying means of aligning their skills and interests to the job position desired. The workshop will discuss establishing job search goals and expectations to minimize frustration and anxiety over the job search process. The program also discusses aligning to desired work environments and balancing company and personal value to ensure proper job selection.
This workshop asks you important questions about your future. It will take you through the process of considering what you want to achieve and how you will get there. Short-term, medium-term, and long-term goals are defined and discussed. Using SMART goal-setting, this workshop will have you writing a plan for your own success.
Review the four different types of resumes and choose the one that works best for your work history. Identify tips to make your resume stand out among the rest. Gain understanding of why cover letters are important and how to make your letter effective. Map out your own resume with the help of a Participant Coach.
So you got an interview, now what? This workshop will provide you the top ten most popular interview questions and interview skills such as what to wear, questions to ask the employer, and following up with the interview team afterwards. Ten tips to land job offers and interactive activities are also offered.
Is teamwork important? Teamwork affects the output quality, morale, and retention at a workplace. Employees respect their coworkers and a cohesive team is built. So the answer is yes, it is important. Delegation of tasks to the most qualified individual, sharing of ideas, efficiency of workflow, and support of each other are just a few perks of teamwork. This workshop explores how to promote teamwork and how to be a better team player.
Conflict creates better work climates and more fulfilling relationships. The fundamentals of conflict resolution are stated to help everyone understand the importance of dealing with conflict immediately and with poise. A tool kit with ten helpful options you can “pull out” when needed is shared—empathy, appropriate assertiveness, cooperative power, and negotiation, to name a few.
Do you struggle with balancing work, life, and responsibilities? This workshop will encourage you to name your priorities and define success on your own terms. Many guidelines are shared about balance, including learning how to say no, giving up on perfection, dropping activities that add no value to your life, and relaxing.
Stress is an unavoidable consequence in life. Stress management gives you the tools you need to cope with it. Symptoms of stress are numerous, and by taking a stress assessment during the workshop, we can explore what your stress level is and what that means. Tips for self-care are shared, as well as what you should avoid.
Southeast Community College

Contact
Kate Loden
Participant Coach / Interim Site Coordinator
800-933-7223 ext. 8283

Training workshops offered at Southeast Community College:

A crash course on the skills needed to succeed in college. Some topics covered are note-taking, time management, and study skills. Dealing with instructors and tough classes, exam strategies, reading skills, and helpful tips from college graduates are also included. A brief discussion on registration and advisement wraps up the workshop.
Information about area employers will be disseminated. Websites such as O*NET will be utilized for participants to discover career opportunities. Online job search engines will be explored. Tours of area employers will be scheduled.
Why should you plan for your financial future? What are your financial goals? This workshop helps you find answers to these questions and aids you in sorting out your priorities. Do you know what your “money attitude” is? Find out and discover how it affects you. Learn how to keep an accurate budget and debate needs versus wants. Tips for reducing debt and using a debt recovery plan are shared.
Do you know the true cost of college? Ask yourself some meaningful questions to find out right choices for you. Realize how to save money on fees, books, supplies, and other necessities. Learn the differences between the FAFSA, financial aid, Federal Aid, loans, scholarships, grants, and State Aid and how to use them to best work for you.
This workshop asks you important questions about your future. It will take you through the process of considering what you want to achieve and how you will get there. Short-term, Medium-term, and Long-term goals are defined and discussed. Using SMART goal-setting, this workshop will have you writing a plan for your own success.
Review the four different types of resumes and choose the one that works best for your work history. Identify tips to make your resume stand out among the rest. Gain understanding of why cover letters are important and how to make your letter effective. Map out your own resume with the help of a Participant Coach.
So you got an interview, now what? This workshop will provide you the top ten most popular interview questions and interview skills such as what to wear, questions to ask the employer, and following up with the interview team afterwards. Ten tips to land job offers and interactive activities are also offered.
Problem-solving makes up a large part of daily life. It is a mental process that involves discovering, analyzing and solving problems. The ultimate goal of problem-solving is to overcome obstacles and find a solution that best resolves the issue. This hands-on workshop discusses problem-solving strategies and dealing with the obstacles that inevitably arise. Problem-solving steps and a ways to improve these necessary skills are shared.
Conflict creates better work climates and more fulfilling relationships. The fundamentals of conflict resolution are stated to help everyone understand the importance of dealing with conflict immediately and with poise. A tool kit with ten helpful options you can “pull out” when needed is shared—empathy, appropriate assertiveness, cooperative power, and negotiation, to name a few.
Do you struggle with balancing work, life, and responsibilities? This workshop will encourage you to name your priorities and define success on your own terms. Many guidelines are shared about balance, including learning how to say no, giving up on perfection, dropping activities that add no value to your life, and relaxing.
Stress is an unavoidable consequence in life. Stress management gives you the tools you need to cope with it. Symptoms of stress are numerous, and by taking a stress assessment during the workshop, we can explore what your stress level is and what that means. Tips for self-care are shared, as well as what you should avoid.
Is teamwork important? Teamwork affects the output quality, morale, and retention at a workplace. Employees respect their coworkers and a cohesive team is built. So the answer is yes, it is important. Delegation of tasks to the most qualified individual, sharing of ideas, efficiency of workflow, and support of each other are just a few perks of teamwork. This workshop explores how to promote teamwork and how to be a better team player.
Western Community College

Contact
Doug Mader
Coordinator/Coach
308-630-6556

Training workshops offered at Western Nebraska Community College:

Why should you plan for your financial future? What are your financial goals? This workshop helps you find answers to these questions and aids you in sorting out your priorities. Do you know what your “money attitude” is? Find out and discover how it affects you. Learn how to keep an accurate budget and debate needs versus wants. Tips for reducing debt and using a debt recovery plan are shared.
Is teamwork important? Teamwork affects the output quality, morale, and retention at a workplace. Employees respect their coworkers and a cohesive team is built. So the answer is yes, it is important. Delegation of tasks to the most qualified individual, sharing of ideas, efficiency of workflow, and support of each other are just a few perks of teamwork. This workshop explores how to promote teamwork and how to be a better team player.
Problem-solving makes up a large part of daily life. It is a mental process that involves discovering, analyzing and solving problems. The ultimate goal of problem-solving is to overcome obstacles and find a solution that best resolves the issue. This hands-on workshop discusses problem-solving strategies and dealing with the obstacles that inevitably arise. Problem-solving steps and a ways to improve these necessary skills are shared.
Review the four different types of resumes and choose the one that works best for your work history. Identify tips to make your resume stand out among the rest. Gain understanding of why cover letters are important and how to make your letter effective. Map out your own resume with the help of a Participant Coach.
So you got an interview, now what? This workshop will provide you the top ten most popular interview questions and interview skills such as what to wear, questions to ask the employer, and following up with the interview team afterwards. Ten tips to land job offers and interactive activities are also offered.
Conflict creates better work climates and more fulfilling relationships. The fundamentals of conflict resolution are stated to help everyone understand the importance of dealing with conflict immediately and with poise. A tool kit with ten helpful options you can “pull out” when needed is shared—empathy, appropriate assertiveness, cooperative power, and negotiation, to name a few.
This workshop aids students in identifying means of aligning their skills and interests to the job position desired. The workshop will discuss establishing job search goals and expectations to minimize frustration and anxiety over the job search process. The program also discusses aligning to desired work environments and balancing company and personal value to ensure proper job selection.
Central Community College
Metropolitan Community College
Northeast Community College
Southeast Community College
Western Nebraska Community College
University of Nebraska at Lincoln

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The consortium of institutions which comprise Project IMPACT are equal opportunity/affirmative action institutions.