Upcoming Classes

Workplace Professionalism (Harassment Learning Program) September 12, 201910:00 am - 1:00 pm
Effective Business Writing September 16, 20199:15 am - 5:00 pm
Advanced Presentation Skills September 17, 20199:15 am - 5:00 pm
Executive Presentation Skills September 19, 20191:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Upcoming Public Classes

Résumé Writing, Networking, & Interviewing Workshop

Next Date : November 6, 2019 9:15 am - 5:00 pm Get the Notice of Employers and Recruiters

It’s time to move on—or maybe you’ve been “in transition” for too long. Either way, you need some input so that you know what others see when they look at your résumé, and what they hear when they interview you. Participants will engage in a training session to improve and refine thei....

Workplace Professionalism (Harassment Learning Program)

Next Date : September 12, 2019 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Harassment occurs when someone is subjected to unwanted sexual advances, petitioned for sexual favors, or physically / verbally abused.

Harassment doesn’t have to be of a sexual nature – it can include offensive remarks about a person’s gender. For example, anyone could be guilty of harassing another if offensive comments are made about certain group in general. Simple teasing or offhand comments might not be illegal, but hara....

Behavioral Interviewing: Building a Consistent Framework and Process

Next Date : November 13, 2019 9:15 am - 5:00 pm Behavioral Interviewing means asking candidates questions that will help you to discover how the interviewee acted in specific employment-related situations.

Behavioral Interviewing means asking candidates questions that will help you to discover how the interviewee acted in specific employment-related situations. Because past performance is a good indicator of how someone will act in the future, this style of interviewing is extremely useful, and the me....

Diversity - Building A Thriving Business Environment

Next Date : October 22, 2019 9:15 am - 5:00 pm This class will provide you with ways to examine and develop how you think about yourself and others, as well as how you express yourself.

You will be able to focus on interpersonal skills, behavior, and environment, to see how they promote diversity-positive interactions, as well as learn causes for discriminatory practices and create an action plan for increasing workplace acceptance and harmony. Uncover and discard beliefs and atti....

Improving Communications provided the conference attendees with a unique and useful perspective on attitude, perception, and communication. It was a refreshing break from the industry-specific topics that can dominate conferences. Attendees reported both professional and personal benefit from the sessions led by Dr. Atkins.

Jim Nyberg, Conference ChairRhode Island Association of Facilities and Services for the Aging (RIAFSA)