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5 Entry Level Tech Careers in Iowa

5 Entry Level Tech Careers in Iowa

As tech careers remain in-demand within all industries, states are developing initiatives to boost employment opportunities. Recognizing the significance and impact of technology on an economy, Iowa’s Economic Development Authority has instituted the Innovation Acceleration Fund and prioritized STEM education for its students. Additionally, through membership the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) is celebrating twenty-five (25) years of unifying Iowa’s technology community. If you live in the state or are thinking about relocating to Iowa, a tech career may interest you.

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Jumpstart Your Bookkeeping Career With a QuickBooks Certification

Jumpstart Your Bookkeeping Career With a QuickBooks Certification

A career in bookkeeping delivers unbridled autonomy and independence. Responsible for all financial transactions of a business, you help ensure compliance with state and Federal regulations. As a Bookkeeper, you help maintain the financial consistency and stability on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Maintaining expenditures, receipts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, performing reconciliations, and quarterly tax filings in specialized software and databases requires a specific level of expertise that can be enhanced with a QuickBooks Bookkeeper certification.

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6 Tips To Restart Your Career After a Life Changing Event

6 Tips To Restart Your Career After a Life Changing Event

We cannot always control the variables in our lives. At any moment a major life event such as marriage or divorce, a sudden illness or death, pregnancy or birth, or becoming disabled can change your world. Although you can’t control life-altering events, it’s possible after some stability to move forward and restart your career. With some perseverance and an actionable plan, you can manage your new normal.

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5 Careers After Completing a Frontend Web Development Bootcamp

5 Careers After Completing a Frontend Web Development Bootcamp

A Frontend Web Development Bootcamp develops in-demand real-world skills to land your dream job and improve your daily productivity. This bootcamp focuses on coding from scratch to improve design workflow and SEO best practices to create quality websites. Frontend Web Development Bootcamp uses modern code editors, plugins, and implementations, to provide a comprehensive set of transferable skills for usage in a variety of careers.

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6 Tips For A Successful Micro-Internship

6 Tips For A Successful Micro-Internship

Micro Internships are a low-risk approach to attracting college students and graduates for employers. Interns are afforded the chance to develop their skills, explore an industry, and build their resume. Micro Internships are important to employees and employers because they provide access to a larger network, engagement opportunities, and can lead to long-term hiring solutions. In this article we give six tips for students to have a successful micro internship experience.

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Getting Started with WIOA grant in Nebraska

Getting Started with WIOA grant in Nebraska

If you are getting started with a WIOA grant in Nebraska, then you are on your way to the next step in your career path.  In today’s modern workforce, digital literacy is essential to your employability across many job sectors, and it is a key factor for hiring managers in industries not often seen before.  Understanding technology will help you bridge the gap to the next wave of jobs across Nebraska, the U.S, and remote work opportunities.

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High Demand Jobs That Use Adobe Skills

High Demand Jobs That Use Adobe Skills

Adobe is a globally recognized brand used by all industries. The universal acceptance has enabled creativity and collaboration to deliver the best in print, video, and online media. Adobe products can be used on Mac OS and Windows platforms and are constantly updated...

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Why Pursue a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Why Pursue a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

The Project Management Institute (PMI) projects an estimated 2.1 million in new jobs or 33 percent growth for project management opportunities through 2027. Project management has quickly become the go-to profession and industry standard for public and private organizations. If you have thought about pursuing a project management certification, here’s why you should.

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5 In-Demand Skills for the Next Five Years

5 In-Demand Skills for the Next Five Years

Over the next five (5) years digital fluency, creativity, analytical and critical thinking, agility, communication, and emotional intelligence will be highly regarded in the workforce. Here are five skills to hone to be successful in the upcoming job market.

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Designing Inclusive Content for the Digital World

Designing Inclusive Content for the Digital World

Inclusive design focuses on enhancing the user experience to reach larger, more diverse audiences. The inclusive approach to designing content, not just the outcomes allows Designers to remove inherent biases. Inclusive design recognizes aging populations, future design elements, the risks of bad design, and the principles of good design.

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Digital Marketing: 5 Steps To Develop Your Editorial Calendar

Digital Marketing: 5 Steps To Develop Your Editorial Calendar

Editorial calendars provide organization and transparency of planned content for a designated period of time. These calendars help Digital Marketers reduce the amount of writing time, improve scheduling, enhance collaboration and editing, and allow for developing evergreen content. Learn how to effortlessly develop your editorial calendar in five (5) steps.

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Four Jobs For Career Changers

Four Jobs For Career Changers

New challenges, flexible work schedules, and remote work are just a few reasons to seek a career change. The new lens on labor has created a culture shift making it easier than ever to switch careers. Whether you are new to the workforce or have been in it for 20 years, it’s never too late to make a career change.

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DWC celebrates 16 years as an occupational school

DWC celebrates 16 years as an occupational school

In summer 2022, Digital Workshop Center (DWC) celebrates our 16th year as an occupational school. (I can’t believe I am even saying that!?!) Reaching our Sweet 16 or symbolic “driver’s license” as a business and ready to drive off into the unknown has been full of ups and downs. I am so incredibly proud of how the school continues to grow and improve our student’s lives towards more meaningful careers.

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Getting Started with Micro Internships

Getting Started with Micro Internships

Digital Workshop Center is proud to offer our students and recent graduates opportunities through Parker Dewey for Micro Internships. When you are launching your career, Micro-Internships provide students and recent grads the opportunity to apply what is taught in the classroom to the real world while getting paid for your work. Micro-Internships are facilitated via the Parker Dewey platform. Creating an account takes under 5 minutes – with no additional paperwork required!

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Certificate Programs: Rivaling Degrees In An Age Automation & Technology

Certificate Programs: Rivaling Degrees In An Age Automation & Technology

Certificates help you develop and hone skills for a particular job or career and span multiple industries such as healthcare, information technology, business, construction, fashion, and education. They also demonstrate initiative, validate existing skills, provide relevant industry knowledge, and bolster a business’ reputation. Certificates are designed for those just starting their career, wanting additional training or to change their career.

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