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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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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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How To Use Email Marketing to Drive Revenue

How To Use Email Marketing to Drive Revenue Email marketing is a simple, cost-effective way to drive revenue that any small business can implement. With 99% of consumers checking their email every day, it is likely that your message will get your customers attention if you create effective email campaigns. Here are four tips you can use in email marketing to drive your revenue. 1. Create Mobile Friendly Emails According to Marketing Land, an estimated 66% of all emails are now opened on mobile devices. So it is vital to create email...

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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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Eight Project Management Skills That Will Help You Thrive In 2020

Eight Project Management Skills That Will Help You Thrive In 2020 Project management is always evolving. Therefore project managers are expected to wear multiple hats to keep up with emerging project management challenges in today’s increasingly complex and competitive global marketplace.  While having project management certifications and hands-on experience is the base for project management, it is these project management skills that differentiate the successful project managers.  Here are eight essential project management skills you should develop. By...

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