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Updated as of March 1, 2011: Offer Extended to March 18th

Due to popular demand, we have extended the offer until March 18th. For a limited time, receive 20% off your first order of  NEW online business skill courses.

Online ClassesOur courses can be used for staff development, new employee training or to assist you in marketing yourself for a new position.

Our courses are online and self-paced, so that you can complete the course when it is convenient for you. Topics, course length and difficulty level vary so that you can choose the right courses for you or your employees’ needs.

Our Business Skills courses cover subject areas like:

Each course includes excerpts from related reports and articles to help reinforce the information, while assignments and exercises test your knowledge.

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The courses also include audio and video components and an “Ask the Expert” feature which allows participants to submit a question and receive a response within 24 hours.

Courses begin at as little as $55 and can be purchased individually or as bundles. Quantity pricing is also available.

View a demo today!

Simple Steps to Saving…

1. Review the Course Catalogue to find the course(s) you like.
2. Add course(s) to cart and proceed to secure checkout.
3. Enter corexcel20 as the DISCOUNT Code to receive 20% off

Prefer to order over the phone? Call our offices at 1-888-658-6641, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5:30pm Eastern Time and reference this email.

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Corexcel announced as 2010 Inscape Publishing Diamond Award Winner

February 4, 2011, Wilmington, DE – Business owner Sue Bowlby and the Corexcel team have been honored as an Inscape Publishing Diamond Award winner for the 5th consecutive year.

Diamond Award status is Inscape’s highest award level. In 2010, less than 1% of Inscape’s North American independent consultants earned the honor of Diamond Award.

“In a time of high unemployment, many organizations are spending less on workforce development.  The fact that Corexcel set a sales record during this difficult time is really quite remarkable,” says Jeffrey Sugerman, president and CEO of Inscape Publishing. “We are proud to have Sue Bowlby and the rest of the Corexcel team as leaders in our Inscape Publishing community.”

Corexcel has been an Authorized Distributor of Inscape Publishing since 1998. Corexcel offers online courses, behavioral assessments and training resources for development in important areas such as:

  • Customer Service & Sales
  • Leadership & Management
  • Time & Stress Management
  • Professionalism and Interpersonal Relationships

Corexcel also provides Nursing Continuing Education Services including online nursing CE courses and accreditation administration for educational events.

Inscape Publishing products are sold exclusively through an elite network of over 2,000 independent consultants, trainers, and coaches.  For more than 30 years, Inscape’s DiSC® products have been used worldwide in thousands of organizations of all sizes, including major government agencies, local and regional businesses, and Fortune 500s.  Every year, over a million people learn to work more effectively with others using Inscape Publishing products.

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About Corexcel: Corexcel is certified as a small, woman-owned business by the State of Delaware’s Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise, and is an accredited business by the Better Business Bureau. Corexcel is an Authorized Distributor of Inscape Publishing and Vital Learning products. Corexcel is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. For more information, please visit www.corexcel.com or call 1-888-658-6641.

About Inscape Publishing: Inscape Publishing, Inc., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a leading developer and provider of content-rich, technology-enabled corporate training solutions that develop employee interpersonal skills such as sales, leadership, teamwork, communications and time management. Inscape products have been translated into 25 different languages and are used in 50 countries.

It’s hard to find an exact science on how to look for a job. Job searching can be a very daunting experience. With so many methods of applying for jobs, it is getting easier for under-qualified or over-qualified candidates to get in the way of your resume. If you are lucky enough to be called in for an interview, frustrated HR Managers can feel rushed and become numb to candidates’ feelings: greatly impacting the questions they will ask YOU.

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Becoming discouraged, you may begin applying for jobs that you’re not that interested in or give up entirely. Don’t give up. Instead, adjust your strategy and make improvements.

Ace Your Job Search is perfect for anyone thinking about or already in the process of searching for a new job. Ace Your Job Search is an online, self-paced course that provides expert advice and helpful information to give you a leg up on your competition.

Ace Your Job Search covers everything from reviewing your career goals and preparing for your job search to submitting a great-looking resume and scoring big on the interview. It even explains appropriate follow up procedures.

This online, self-paced course includes:Job Search

  • Video and audio components
  • Review questions and activities
  • Slide shows
  • Real examples
  • Expert opinions and suggestions
  • Printable tips and exercises
  • Additional recommended literature

Ace Your Job Search is broken up into 3 detailed portions:

  1. Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit
  2. Interviewing Skills: Make the Right Impression
  3. Interviewing Skills: Ace Those Tough Questions

Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit

Sending out the same resume to jobs varying in fields or positions is not effective in finding your dream job. As someone who has looked at countless resumes, I appreciate when someone has taken the time to customize their resume to the position they are applying for.

Part 1: Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit will help you understand the importance of a cover letter and resume and how to use them to your advantage. The section instructs you on how to appropriately put together your resume. It also includes helpful action words to include in your resume and how to avoid making common mistakes.

This section even walks you through managing references and how to appropriately list them on a reference list. It will even help you format your resume and cover letters for particular submission methods like email, paper, job search websites or the company’s database.

Overall, Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit will help your cover letter and resume stand out from the crowd and get some face time with HR.

Interviewing Skills: Make the Right Impression

Your work doesn’t stop once you get the call for an interview. This portion of the course walks you through the five steps of the interviewing process:

  1. Preparation and Research
  2. Rehearsal
  3. The Interview
  4. Following Up
  5. Reflection and Self-Assessment

Interviewing Skills: Make the Right Impression provides vital information on utilizing each step to your advantage, like how to conduct the company research quickly and effectively, brainstorm potential interview questions and answers, develop interview techniques and even understand appropriate follow-up protocol. You can even use and print out a reflection tool to take notes on how your interview went and brainstorm improvements that can be made on your next interview.

Interviewing Skills: Ace Those Tough Questions

This third section, Interviewing Skills: Ace Those Tough Questions will really help you develop your interviewing skills and feel confident and well-prepared walking in to the interview. This section will help you prepare for the difficult questions like:

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Why did you leave your last position?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • What’s your greatest weakness?
  • What’s your greatest accomplishment?

Ace Your Job Search will also help you handle behavioral interviewing questions flawlessly as well as effectively deal with the Hiring Manager’s stress tactics.

Overall, this course will give you a leg up on the competition. You’ll feel more confident in your job search, more prepared in your interview and conduct yourself in a professional and effective manner.

If you have any questions about this or any other course, please contact us via email at learn@corexcel.com or 1-888-658-6641 (Mon-Fri, 9m – 5:30pm Eastern Time).

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