Advantages of Attending a Community College
community college advantages

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, nearly 8 million students are currently attending 2-year institutions. In fact, two-year community or private colleges are the fastest growing segment of higher education at any level. If you are considering starting your college career at a two-year institution, you are in good company. Almost 50 percent… Read More »

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Not Your Average Business Social Media Strategy
Business communication strategy

If your business social media strategy is based on blogging and tweeting only — and you are ignoring Pinterest, YouTube and LinkedIn, consider these statistics: Fastcompany.com reports that YouTube reaches more 18-34 year olds than any cable television network. Media Bistro’s small business infographic data suggests that 43% of acquired new business through their LinkedIn… Read More »

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Virtual Work: 4 Tips to Find the Gig of Your Dreams
work from home tips

If you want to join the 24 percent of employed people working from home, you are not alone. But finding the perfect job listing for credible and high-paying work online, without getting ripped off, can be a chore. And you have a right to be concerned. Unfortunately, 98 percent of online and print ads advertising… Read More »

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The Network of Data Centers

The Internet is a space of near infinite possibilities. It contains more information than all the libraries in the world. The fascinating thing is that despite how massive and ambiguous the Internet seems, it runs on a network of data centers and cables. These are physical connections and hubs that communicate with each other to… Read More »

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Boiler Operator: Career Guide
Boiler operator career

Source Choosing a career in a volatile economy can be very intimidating. Not only do you have to consider your natural talents and abilities, but you also have to think about your potential earning power, as well as the future of your chosen field. Stable careers are few and far between – and they are… Read More »

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Corporate Wellness a Positive Trend
Corporate wellness

As more studies show a link between nutrition and work performance, corporations are starting to discover how beneficial it is for them to encourage health and wellness in their office settings. The days when corporations kept their refrigerators stocked with sodas and their cabinets full of candy bars are quickly becoming a distant memory as… Read More »

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Take Your Digital-Age Training to the Next Level

The training process is quickly evolving in the digital age. It’s no longer enough to stand in front of a whiteboard and lecture. On average, trainees can only process half of what trainers say, so it’s crucial to engage through multiple platforms—blending traditional with digital learning. Check out the following infographic from Mimeo for some… Read More »

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5 Presentation Tools To Improve Sales Prospecting
improve sales prospecting

Sales prospecting has become more challenging over that last few years. It’s not as effective to send out bulk emails or cold call customers. People are smarter, and they often filter these marketing attempts. How can you reach the customer? It might be time to try video. With screen share technology, your prospecting efforts might… Read More »

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How to Prepare For a Video Interview
video interview tips

Like it or not, video interviews are becoming a popular way for companies to screen out-of-state employees. In fact, an August 2012 survey from Office Team asked 500 human resources managers about how often they use video interviewing to screen candidates. The findings showed that 66.7 percent of managers use video conferencing “very often” and another… Read More »

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Summer Internships: 3 Essential Tips to Help You Succeed
internship benefits

The most successful people you know probably started their career as lowly assistants, interns or mailroom clerks. Despite the very low pay and the constant errand running, filing, coffee getting and paper clipping, these entry-level workers did in this capacity; these hard working and nose-to-the-grindstone laborers always seem to rise to the top of the… Read More »

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