Get Your Boss Involved in Advancing Your Education

Learning new skillsIf you are currently employed and want to learn more to advance your career, what’s the best way to do it? Get your employer involved. Show them that not only will you learning more about, say…. web design and HTML, will make you a better employee, but make them look better as well. Middle management looks great when they can help mentor employees to be better, but look even better when that employee can take on more responsibilities and be more profitable. Arguments for taking a web development or HTML course at Central Piedmont Community College.

  • Your entire industry is headed to the web (if not there already)
  • Learning web skills is becoming as necessary as knowing Microsoft Office a few years ago
  • Having someone in his department who has HTML web skills adds one more bullet to his team’s skill set.
  • Maybe your company has a program that helps subsidize employee training. This usually comes with an agreement to stay longer and USE those new skills, so he is getting a longer term, more loyal employee.
  • Employees appreciate it when a company helps them personally. He is buying personal loyalty by using company funds to help subsidize your growth.
  • If your company won’t help pay for your Continued Ed, maybe they can afford for you take some time off a few days a week to learn more and be a better employee?

Tuesday, March 31st, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) is offering amid-level Building Web Site with HTML course (WEB-7211) that runs Tuesdays an Thursday from 9am – 3pm at the Levine Campus near Indian Land (south Charlotte). The course focuses on learning HTML and lasts about a month (finishing up on April 23rd).

Register today.


About the Instructor

Paul Metheney, Metheney Consulting, Our Marketing Group

Paul Metheney, Metheney Consulting, Our Marketing Group

With nearly three decades of advertising, Internet marketing, and management experience Paul Metheney brings his expertise to instruct part-time at Central Piedmont Community College. Paul brings a diverse set of skills including marketing, technology, and brand strategy.

Paul’s decades of management experience focuses on marketing and Internet communications. Expert in social media, search engine optimization, email campaigns, blog development, graphic design, and web design, Paul excels in promoting organizations through the latest and most appropriate technological marketing venues.

Experienced in Real World Web Development & Marketing

Paul is president and Senior Consultant of Our Marketing Group and its parent company, Metheney Consulting, Inc. while Paul has been working in Internet management since 1993, Metheney Consulting has been providing clients with expert advice, consulting, and websites since 1997. Prior to working in Internet, Paul worked as a graphic designer and art director for nearly a decade as well as management in the entertainment industry.

With an MBA from the McColl School of Business at Charlotte’s Queen University, Paul is one of those rare individuals who combines a creative advertising & marketing design background with a profound aptitude for the emerging electronic media field and business. From technical expertise to methodical project management skills, Paul embodies the “big picture” thinking required in today’s internet, intranet and marketing arenas.

Paul can be contacted at

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