Communication and Change Communicators must be flexible and adaptive to stay current

The way people access information and communicate seems to change almost daily. More than ever, smart phones and tablets are the go-to sources of information, displacing traditional broadcast and print media. Nonetheless, in spite of changes in technology, there will always be a need for communicators who can provide relevant content in appealing formats. For students looking for jobs in...

College, Bell Helicopter announce educational collaboration

Northeast State Community College (NeSCC) and Bell Helicopter Piney Flats have announced an educational collaboration to develop the next generation of aircraft technicians and aviation professionals. Bell Helicopter Piney Flats training instructors will act in an advisory capacity to NeSCC regarding aviation- related course content.  In addition, members of the Bell Helicopter Piney Flats...
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Run the numbers

Accounting adds up to career opportunities As an interpreter for the numbers language of business, an accountant tracks the financial records of business from assets to taxes. Northeast State alumnus Tim Crigger, ’14, speaks that language quite well. The Church Hill native graduated summa cum laude with his associate of applied science degree in Accounting. “I initially enrolled as a...

What are Soft Skills and Why are They So Important?

Sometimes the best tools for your career are those that you gain outside of the rigors of the classroom. Known simply as soft skills, they are the abilities and traits that relate to personality, attitude, and behavior. They are important in getting, and keeping, a job. “Employers are coming to us and saying ‘we’re looking for people with soft skills that know how to get to work on time,...
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Get Moving with Accelerated Business Administration Cohort

Northeast State will expand its NextStep program offerings in fall 2014 with an accelerated associate of science degree in Business Administration. The program is a two-day-a-week, five-semester program that offers the opportunity to complete the degree in just 22 months. The program is part of the Tennessee Transfer Pathway initiative, which means all credit hours transfer to a state four-year...
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Chemical Process Operations

One-year certificate packs employment punch “I was amazed that one-year of school could land me what I think is the perfect job.” That’s how Northeast State graduate Jodi Chambers described her recent success in the job market with a Chemical Process Operations technical certificate. “I’m only 22 years old and I have this opportunity in a great industry. That is a big accomplishment...
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