Tips for the New Year from Starkey Placement!

As we are rapidly approaching a new year which for many of us means New Year’s resolutions!! Starkey International’s placement team wanted to remind you to include continuing your education in your 2009 goals in order to enhance your resume and knowledge base for the coming year! Whether you are currently working in private service or are a graduate seeking the right fit, education is one of the best ways to make yourself more valuable to your potential and current employer. Here are some ideas:

Past Graduates:

Have you taken the Systems course yet? It’s a must for your continued success!

Check out Starkey International’s one week Service Management System course.

Our unique Service Management System fully instructs the student in identifying service expectations and customizing service delivery plans. This patented service management tool is a highly sophisticated model for organizing and managing service expectations. Unique for the service profession, it provides private service terminology, instructs how to create Zones, Cleaning and Maintenance Task Sheets, synthesizes service delivery hours, writes position descriptions and provides Windows based software for customizing a service delivery system.

This course is offered several times a year at a discount rate for past graduates. Contact Jessica Stimson in Admissions 303.832.5510 for details.

All Graduates:

Check our Favorites page on our website and update your skills by these resources in your neighborhood.

Various companies offer a wide range of classes for free or a discounted rate, here are just a few:

» William Sonoma,, under their store events section offer a range of cooking, technique and wine classes at their locations all across the country.
» Whole Foods,, contact your local store for their individual calendar offerings which include cooking and specialty classes
» Check out your local community college for their schedule of computer software classes to enhance your administrative skills and keep up with the latest versions.

Looking forward to seeing you at RTA- May 2009!