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Northwest Career College is built on the foundations of family and the bonds that bind them. Dr. Kenny and his children have dedicated themselves to the mission of educating students and helping them to succeed in their chosen profession. Once you enter the doors of Northwest, you are family, through and through.
Come join the Northwest Family where you’re connected for life.
Since 1997, thousands of students have walked through the doors of Northwest and have gone on to become successful Massage Therapists, Dental Assistants, Medical Assistants, Medical Insurance Specialists and Paralegals. Won’t you join the fine group of Northwest Alumni now serving the community in a variety of professions? Explore Northwest Career College and see where your future can lead. Come tour our campus today!
At Northwest Career College, ours is a student-centered philosophy where students come first. Our open door and open heart approach to education sets us apart from all others. It’s a feeling you get when you first walk in our doors.
Every Alumni is welcome back on the campus of Northwest Career College. We love to hear your successes and share in your life’s progress. The absolute best, though, is when you return to the classroom and speak with our current students. Alumni come-backs always give students that extra bit of inspiration to help them see that their goals are achievable and real.
“Northwest is a great school. I am so glad I had the opportunity to attend. I had a terrific teacher and found a career I love.”
Amber Trowbridge – Dental Assisting Graduate
During group interviews, ask for each person’s business card and lay the cards out in front of you to help you remember everyone’s name.
-Barbara Safaniowner of Career Solvers and author of Happy About My Job Search
Fired? Have a multi-year gap from being home? Lackluster company performance? Horrible boss? Whatever is challenging about your background, be thoroughly prepared to proactively discuss it in a diplomatic manner outlining what you learned from the situation. Do not hope the interviewer won’t ask you about it. They most certainly will. It is best to be ready!
When on a job interview, you’re not the only one being interviewed. You’re there to determine if you’d like to work at the organization. So come prepared to ask questions. Ask questions about the structure of the organization, what a typical day would be like, what will be expected of you to accomplish early on, what are the best qualities of the top performers in the organization, how will you be evaluated, etc… Learning the answers to these questions will help you decide if the company is a good fit for you. Plus, interviewers like candidates that ask smart questions.
-John ScottCareer Advocate, Beyond.com
College students or graduates should remember to assert a high or enhanced level of interest in the job at the end of an interview for an appealing position, prior to parting with the interviewer. This positive, last impression that you are a highly interested candidate can influence a recruiter to view your interview more favorably and make it more likely that you will be asked for a second interview or be issued a job offer. Everything else being roughly equal, the most motivated candidates for entry level jobs will often be the ones to get hired.
-Mike ProfitaCollege Career Expert and About.com Guest Author
Become a “talking resume” and tell stories about your experiences as they relate to your abilities to do the job at hand. This is not the time to be modest. But always be relevant. This is not bragging. This is selling in a most sincere manner. It’s solutions selling! Showcase your potential contributions. Sometimes you’ll be talking about previous experience in the same type of job, but sometimes you’ll need to make connections or “translations” between one job and another. “I took care of the budget as purchasing agent; I’m sure I could do it for call center operations.”
-Barb PoolePresident, Hire Imaging LLC
If you don’t land the job, but know you were the #2 candidate, stay in contact with the company; many follow their “silver medalists” and recruit them later on.
-Barbara SafaniOwner of Career Solvers and author of Happy About My Job Search
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