MadWire is one of the fastest growing digital marketing companies in the United States and Northern Colorado, as ranked by Inc. They have built a reputation for providing “world-class digital marketing software & highly skilled professional marketing services through a single, powerful platform.” Having a company of this caliber and reputation in our own backyard is an amazing advantage to the job market in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado.read more
In today’s fast paced life and technocentric learning modules, there are many different options to gain more training. One way to propel your career is to get a new certification.read more
At the breakneck pace of technology, it is not always easy to stay in front of the digital trends that present themselves in the modern workplace. Web development languages and frameworks rise and fall in popularity quickly. New graphic design software tools seem to pop up at least once a year. Business and productivity tools? Every day I hear about something new that will help me with my growing calendar and task problems.read more
For working professionals of all talents and industries, learning new skills is a worthwhile investment. It keeps your resume fresh, your offerings relevant, and your pricing competitive. Many in-demand skills today have to do with technology, programming, media, and marketing, which can augment just about any educational background or career goal. And the great thing about those fields is that they can be mastered in a variety of formats. But how do you choose which learning style is right for you?read more
One of the up and coming trends in the creative business world is the concept of shared work environments, and these wonderful collaborative spaces are changing the way we view and do our work. For a small monthly membership fee, you can have access to a professional office, take part in social and networking events, and even get deep discounts on classes and other programs to enhance your knowledge and further your career. And the best part of investing in a local co-working group is that you know exactly where the money goes and you know that your neighborhood friends and contacts will benefit from such a powerful collaborative force in the community.read more
Let’s face it- today’s job market is tough. The credentials that would fetch a top-tier position a decade ago are now only delivering an entry-level one. Unemployment and unpaid internships abound, and there is a distinct trend that is emerging from this new market milieu.
Those with the most well rounded resumes are the ones getting hired and promoted. The ambitious and creative few who take the time to flesh out their skill set and tack on certifications are the ones who bring the most usability to the job market. Utilitarianism has taken over, and employers are looking to stretch their new hires over several different professional fields. In this new minimalist market, if you can offer the skills and expertise of three people rolled into one, you’re miles ahead of the pack.read more