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Expanding Basic Digital Literacy Classes for Vocational Rehabilitation

Expanding Basic Digital Literacy Classes for Vocational Rehabilitation When the Digital Workshop Center was founded in 2006, it was designed to be a community center for career skills with a focus on technology.  Many of our students were looking to expand their existing skills in tech related fields such as design, marketing, and web development.  DWC has always been a go-to for those in the community looking to “up-skill.” Over time, DWC has seen an increase in demand on the other end of the technology spectrum, with many vocational agencies and job seekers...

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eLearning Development Classes Offered Now

eLearning Development Classes Offered Now eLearning development professionals create digital education material outside of a traditional classroom. Since it is flexible and easy to access anytime, anywhere; many industries are utilizing this method of teaching and learning.  You will find eLearning classes being used in a variety of industries globally, such as, higher education programs, mandated food safety training, cyber security best practices, corporate leadership training, and many more. As a result, careers in eLearning...

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What you need to know to start using Microsoft Power BI

What you need to know to start using Microsoft Power BI For new users, Microsoft Power BI is a software platform that takes raw data from any data source and allows you to create reports and presentations. However, it also offers many more advanced functions for data analytics.  Power BI can help any business see valuable insights that lead to profits. And the good news is, you do not have to be an expert to use it. Tips & tricks if you’re new to Power BI 1. Talk the Talk Effective and productive use of any software starts with understanding...

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Why Do You Need To Demonstrate Your Credibility In Writing?

Why Do You Need To Demonstrate Your Credibility In Writing? In the 21st century, and especially with the current shift to more remote work, people are writing more than they ever have. Nearly 300 billion emails are sent each day, with the average employee receiving 121 emails and sending 40 emails. So, we know that when we have a job, we’ll need to write to our colleagues, our customers, and our business partners. And to get that job, we’ll write resumes, cover letters, online applications, portfolios of our work, emails to our network, and our own...

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A Career in Graphic Design – What’s it all about?

A Career in Graphic Design – What’s it all about? A career in graphic design may be one of the coolest professions around. You’ll wake up every morning knowing you get to spend the day doing something you love, share your passion with others and be inspired by the world around you. With graphic design, you’ll have a myriad of jobs and opportunities open to you.  Graphic design is useful in almost every industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a slower job growth for graphic design than the average for all occupations. However the...

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Stack Up New Tech Skills This Summer

Stack Up New Tech Skills This Summer Today, the tech skills you need to stay relevant in the workplace are constantly changing. Whether you’ve been in the same industry for years or you’re wanting to change careers, professional development opportunities increase industry knowledge, keep you relevant, and will help you stand out among the crowd.  More than 40 million Americans have applied for unemployment during the pandemic. Developing new tech skills is going to be an essential for people to get back to work. So take advantage...

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