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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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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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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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Get the Most Out of Your Business Analytics

Get the Most Out of Your Business Analytics Today, business analytics help a company’s management anticipate their customers’ needs and develop solutions that address them. Business analytics can help your business see valuable insights that lead to profits.  Luckily, there’s no need to perform analytics manually. Two common business analytics programs created by Microsoft are Excel and Power BI. Excel and Power BI are two great standalone programs and some of their features overlap. So which one should you use? Microsoft...

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The Benefits Of Earning A Business Administration Certificate

The Benefits Of Earning A Business Administration Certificate A business administration certificate can help you advance your skills and get the job you’ve been looking for. Skills and education are key to meeting the challenges of the global marketplace. In today’s complex economy, individuals with legit credentials are the ones who get hired over someone who does not. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all...

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