Get a Good Job Now - CLS Weekend Edition: Sept-Nov 2008

How to Get a Good Job Now – Avadon Group Offers Final 2008 Weekend Series for Career-Seekers.


Aug. 28th, 2008; Raleigh, North Carolina; The Avadon Group, an agency dedicated to preparing workers for meaningful careers, has teamed up with Wake Tech to offer its final weekend series of 2008 for job seekers. The series, known as The Avadon Group Career Latticing Series (CLS), is being offered from Sept. 6 to Nov. 22, 2008.

According to Avadon founder and CEO, Norma Owen, the courses will provide participants knowledge of the: top 10 skills employers view as critical for employees; essential job profiles that demonstrate a participant is the right person for a job; and key upcoming trends in the employment market of tomorrow.

Owen also notes the term Career Latticing refers to the agility and maneuverability job-seekers need in order to find meaningful and satisfying careers in today's ever-changing marketplace. "In the past, workers were able to climb the career ladder," said Owen. "Now, however, they have to change directions and move in different places to build a successful career. The Avadon Group Instructors provide the skills job-seekers need to succeed."

Although the courses are sequential, they can be taken out of order to accommodate individuals' schedules. Each section is 12 hours in length divided into two Saturday sessions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To receive certification for each section, participants must participate in both sessions. For more information, please see the 2008 Weekend Schedule in the Courses section of or please contact Pat Taylor at Wake Tech, via email at, or by phone at (919) 747-0206.

Each course is $60, however, if participants are currently unemployed, they can attend at no cost. The weekend course offerings are held at the Health Sciences Campus of Wake Tech, 2901 Holston Lane, Raleigh, N.C.; 27610 (behind Wake Medical Center).

The schedule for the CLS Fall 2008 Weekend edition is:

  1. Discover Your Career Path (Find Your Perfect Career) – Sept. 6 & 13
  2. Successful Interviewing and Job Search Skills for a Global Marketplace (Career Foundations and Global Awareness) – Sept. 20 & 27
  3. Make Your Resume TalkOct. 4 & 11
  4. Armored but Agile: Advancing Your Career – Oct. 18 & 25
  5. Learn to Continuously Sell Yourself in Today's Global Marketplace (Personal Selling) – Nov. 1 & 8
  6. Communication & Leadership for Career Transition and the Workplace – Nov. 15 & 22

© 2014 Norma Owen, D/B/A Avadon Group