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Soft Skills

Soft Skills Sessions

All sessions will be conducted via Zoom Meeting. Click here to download and sign up. It's FREE!

Take your career to the next level with these soft skill sessions. Soft skills are strengthened and developed over time, and are necessary if you desire to climb the career ladder. 

All participants will earn .5 CEUs per session for participating. They will also receive an email survey two months after workshop participation to assess application of new ideas.

*Please note registration for the next class begins following the completion of the previous one. Complete the registration form below for free today.

Networking Strategically -- January 29, 2021
Build a network that is beneficial and strategic. Learn how to avoid networking traps and break out of the mold in order to advance project and professional goals.

Mindfulness at Work: Reducing Stress and Regaining Balance -- March 26, 2021
Employing mindfulness at work can help increase effectiveness, decrease mistakes, and even enhance creativity. Learn mindfulness tools  that help you destress, tune in and get the job done.

Healthy Boundaries for Success at Work -- April 30, 2021
"You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop and what you reinforce." - Tony Gaskins
Boundaries help us increase productivity by protecting the quality of our work. Learn how to use boundaries to work smarter and create more effective and productive working relationships.

Improving Communication at Work -- May 21, 2021
Effective communication is an essential component of professional success. Learn practical communication strategies that will help make you a better leader, improve productivity, and combat communication breakdowns.

Conflict De-escalation and Resolution -- September 24, 2021
Gain insights into your conflict management style and the styles of your team. Discover your own emotional triggers, explore ways to deal with conflict, and leave with best practices you can apply in professional and personal settings.

Building a Trauma-Informed Workplace -- October 29, 2021
How can you use the guiding principles of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) to create a psychologically healthy workplace that prioritizes employee wellness? Learn practical approaches to  creating an environment that champions care, safety, and respect.

Project Management -- November 19, 2021
Gain strategies that will help you to complete projects on time, on budget, and on target.


Time: 8-10 a.m. session
Use a mobile device, tablet, desktop or laptop computer.
Limited to 50 participants 
Class format features a short lecture on each topic, case studies discussion in small groups and resources for use in businesses and organizations

All classes conducted by Blount County Public Library staff.
508 N. Cusick St., Maryville, TN

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