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Computer System Requirements

Computer System Requirements DWC recommends a new or certified refurbished computer that from a reputable, 3rd party seller.   Recommended sellers include: Dell.com BestBuy.com TigerDirect.com NewEgg.com DWC also recommends the following as general minimum guidelines for your student computer 16 GB RAM 500 GB HDD i5 processor or higher Dual monitors with HDMI Mic and Speakers High-speed, cable internet connection Hardware Recommendations from Microsoft & Adobe Minimum System Requirements for MS Office...

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Is a Career in Data Science Right For You?

Is a Career in Data Science Right For You? According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, by the year 2028, “the employment of all computer and information research scientists is expected to rise 16 percent”, which is much faster than the average for all other professions in the US. Additionally a career in data science has been chosen as “the best job in America, three years in a row” now according to Glassdoor. Considering the data science job market is growing and people who work in the field love...

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Best Tools to Connect with Coworkers Online

Best Tools to Connect with Coworkers Online As many companies are seeking to make arrangements to accommodate remote working for their employees, it is essential to maintain productivity and communication between employees. As a result, employees may be need to find online tools that allow them to continue to communicate with their coworkers effectively. Here is a list of a few of the best tools to connect with coworkers online. 1. Zoom Zoom has become one of the most popular video conferencing apps to connect with coworkers online....

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How to Take your Videos From Amateur to Pro

How to Take your Videos From Amateur to Pro Video for marketing is here to stay. Gone are the days when businesses can rely solely on static ads. Videos are everywhere, and they’ve become an essential tool for marketers. If you’re not incorporating video into your marketing strategy, it’s time to make some changes. Here are a few reasons why: 70% of consumers say that they have shared a brand’s video. (Wyzowl) 72% of businesses say video has improved their conversion rate. (Wyzowl) 52% of consumers say that watching product videos makes...

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How Earning a Project Management Certificate Gives You a Competitive Edge

How Earning a Project Management Certificate Gives You a Competitive Edge Earning a project management certificate can give you a competitive edge in the job market across many different industries. There’s never been a better time to become a project management professional (PMP). Project management in the 21st century is quite different than it was in the last 50 years. Aaron J.Shenhar, writing for pmi.org, states that “in the traditional project management world, project managers and teams were typically focused on efficiency, operational performance, and meeting...

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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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