It used to be enough to have a degree or diploma, but today, the accumulation of knowledge is crucial to a successful career. Menold Construction and Restoration's Continuing Education (CE) program provides adults working in or with our industry with additional education. CE classes are designed to further employees' skills and educate them on new developments in their field. These courses are usually part-time either in-person or online and often are required to maintain or advance employee status or qualification. Granted each state has different requirements, some workers are given a specific time frame in which they must complete a given number of class hours to keep their license.
The Importance of Staying Up-to-Date
It's no secret that knowledge is power, especially in today's competitive job market. The more you know, the more qualified you become, and that directly affects your industry ranking. When you go to a lawyer or doctor, you want them to be completely up-to-date on the latest law amendments and treatment options. If they are unaware, you certainly won't want to continue seeing them.
It's easy to get stuck in your own routine, but no one wants to hire or keep a close-minded worker. Not understanding new trends can negatively impact the way we interact with our customers, clients, and patients. Employers understand this, and of course, they want their employees to be the best and most knowledgeable in the business.
There are numerous reasons for developing your knowledge. Not only can further education make you stand out, but it can also earn you the respect of your colleagues and provide you with exciting opportunities in the future. It could certainly lead to a promotion down the road or accelerate your rise into a higher position.
The world around us is continually evolving, and we should too. Menold is a strong supporter of Continuing Education and offers a variety of classes in Galesburg, Morton, Peoria, Bloomington, and Champaign including: Fire and Smoke Damage, Advanced Water Damage, Ethics, Hoarding, Mold, and Dual Credit Water and Mold. Our 2018 course schedule is located on our website. We highly recommend registering early, as seating is limited.