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Comparing Online Certificate Programs in Northern Colorado

Comparing Online Certificate Programs in Northern Colorado Whether you are a working professional, making a career change, or reentering the workforce after some time away, continuing education by completing a online certificate program or bootcamp can help you gain the skills you need to succeed in your career.  Higher education is changing. No longer do you need to spend four years in a university setting, only to come out with high student loan debt and immense pressure to find a job. Online certificate programs and bootcamps are a great way to...

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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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How to Start a Career in the Tech Industry

How to Start a Career in the Tech Industry The tech industry is booming and offers many opportunities for rewarding careers. The median wage for tech jobs is nearly double the median national wage.  IT professionals had a median annual salary of $88,240 in May 2019; compared to the median annual wage for all occupations of $39,810 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you have found yourself thinking about starting a career in the tech industry and don’t know where to start, keep on reading. Five helpful tips to start a...

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Connecting a Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook

Connecting a Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook Getting started using Gmail with Outlook For Microsoft Outlook classes at DWC, you may need to setup an Outlook account on a home or personal computer.  We have some general guidelines to help you create your Outlook account as smoothly as possible. It is important to note that most DWC student accounts use gmail.  You may need to update settings for your gmail account before creating the Outlook account. Once created, Outlook will connect to Gmail and use IMAP/SMTP settings to communicate....

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Best Typing Courses

Best Typing Courses Learn about the best online typing courses near you In the digital era we live in, the ability to type error-free at an efficient rate is important for nearly everyone, including business owners, job seekers, and employees. On average, adults of all backgrounds can type 40 words per minute. However, many jobs, including secretaries, administrative assistants, and other similar positions now require applicants to be able to type at least 65 words per minute. Having the ability to type quickly...

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New Classes – Google Sheets, Google AdWords

New Classes – Google Sheets, Google AdWords As fall approaches, the new season of change always brings a fresh level of excitement to Digital Workshop Center.  And with that comes some new class ideas as well. At the beginning of this year, we have seen some amazing growth of our Adobe class programs.  DWC staff spent countless hours preparing a new format for Adobe training.  One that has already been received well by students and instructors alike. Going into fall, we are rolling out a couple new business training classes that have...

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