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Enhance Your Soft Skills for Modern Hiring Managers

Enhance Your Soft Skills for Modern Hiring Managers Sure, hiring managers are looking for employees who have a certain set of skills necessary to complete the requirements of the job, but they are also looking for candidates who have more. Managers are hiring applicants who have the right mixture of technical skills, experience, and soft skills. Soft skills are defined as “desirable qualities for certain forms of employment that do not depend on acquired knowledge: they include common sense, the ability to deal with people, and a positive...

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Working with Larimer County to provide professional development classes

Working with Larimer County to provide professional development classes Two hour classes for Larimer County, City of Fort Collins, Poudre Fire Authority, Poudre School District and more When Larimer County looked to hire an outside provider for Microsoft Office training, they called the Digital Workshop Center (DWC) and we were excited to help.   In the past, DWC has worked with several government entities for training including Centers for Disease Control, State of Colorado employees, and several local municipalities. However, Larimer County had specific needs...

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7 Places to CoWork in Fort Collins

7 Places to CoWork in Fort Collins “It’s time to take a look at my failures and stop calling them successes. Now I can start working at something that can use me best.” ~Nina Simone 40% of the workforce will be freelancers, temps, independent contractors, and solopreneurs by 2020 (Source:OfficeVibe) Ready to CoWork in Fort Collins? With something for every type of worker, here are seven fantastic choices within the Choice City: 1)“Cotivation” and Community Cohere: Located near transit and Old Town Fort...

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How to Set Up Your LinkedIn Profile

How to Set Up Your LinkedIn Profile Before filling out your profile and creating a company profile, take a minute or two to write down a few words and phrases that you want to connect to your profile. Keywords, i.e. graphic design, real estate, electrician, programmer, etc. are great. LinkedIn works like Google in terms of SEO (Search Engine Optimization), and your LinkedIn profile is searchable on other search engines. The more places you can put the words that define you and your business, the better. Personal Profile  Upload...

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Five Quick Tips for Taking Better Photos

Five Quick Tips for Taking Better Photos As a professional photographer, one of the questions I get asked a lot is, “Why do your photos look better than mine, even when we are standing right next to each other?” Just a little bit of photography know-how can take your photos from mediocre to marvelous. Here are five quick tips for taking better photos so that you can confidently capture better images. #1 – Depth & Framing Landscape photos should have a sense of depth. Having something in the foreground, middle ground and...

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