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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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The Rise of Women in Technology

The Rise of Women in Technology Although we have a long road until we achieve gender equality in the workplace, we’re starting to see a rise of women in technology. As there is an increasing need for software engineers and web developers around the world, women are gradually finding careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to the Society of Women Engineers’s latest statistics: 26% of computer scientists are women Women make up 20% of engineering graduates 16% of the engineering workforce...

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Tips to Improve Your Online Job Search

Tips to Improve Your Online Job Search Today, almost all job postings are offered online. Job sites like Indeed or Monster are well organized for both you and the hiring managers to be able to efficiently communicate, schedule interviews, and more. However, the ease of finding jobs today can make finding the right jobs overwhelming. It can also mean competing with hundreds of other candidates who can apply at the click of a button. Here’s how to strategize your online job search to find jobs that are right for you, avoid stress,...

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Five Essential Graphic Design Trends for 2020

Five Essential Graphic Design Trends for 2020 At the dawn of this new decade, we’re seeing graphic design trends shifting toward a more natural and reserved feeling, away from the bold colors of the past decade. Stay ahead of the curve and check out these five graphic design trends for 2020! 2020 Graphic Design Trends 1. Muted Color Palettes In 2019, we saw bright, bold, and vivid colors. In 2020, the graphic design trend is moving toward muted color palettes.  What are muted colors? Muted colors are vivid colors that have had their...

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Creating a Graphic Design Portfolio

Creating a Graphic Design Portfolio A graphic design portfolio is vital for proving your graphic design skills and for attracting the attention of more employers, recruiters, and clients. “Simply put, a graphic design portfolio can establish your legitimacy as a designer worth hiring.” No pressure, right? The good news is that creating your graphic design portfolio is easy and, depending on the platform you choose, can also be free. Let’s take a look at some tips and tricks for creating your very own graphic design portfolio....

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Three Reasons to Invest in Your Professional Development in 2020!

Three Reasons to Invest in Your Professional Development in 2020! It’s never too late to invest in your professional development. And with the New Year (and new decade) approaching, now is as good a time as any to prioritize yourself and make 2020 a year of professional growth! Recent students who completed a Certificate Program at Digital Workshop Center saw a $19k average increase in their annual salary! That’s a pretty impressive increase — wouldn’t you like a chance to earn more money in the New Year?  3 reasons to invest in your professional development...

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