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Business Soft Skills

Business Soft Skills Do You Have These 5 Required Business Soft Skills? Congratulations! You’re looking for a new gig and you’re doing your research. This is a step in the right direction. Presumably, you’re trying to understand what skills you need to land a new career or move up in your current company. But it’s important to understand that there is so much more that job recruiters are looking for than the hard skills that can be defined, measured, and evaluated. We’re talking about the required business soft...

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Digital Marketing Resume

Digital Marketing Resume Your Digital Marketing Resume Should Include these Five Essential Elements Congratulations! You’ve jumped through the hoops, gained crucial professional skills, and now you’re ready to land yourself a brand new career! Easy enough, right? Not exactly. It turns out that the job application process can be daunting and exhausting. However, if you follow these five tips to optimize your digital marketing resume, you’ll be one step ahead of many other applicants and on your way to shaking hands...

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Unemployment Rate in Colorado

Unemployment Rate in Colorado Understanding the Unemployment Rate in Colorado It’s no secret, the State of Colorado has experienced great growth with many new residents and our expanding economy in the last several years. Large companies and startups alike have found this place a great place to stake a claim and center operations. There are many benefits of a strong economy, including a generally low unemployment rate in Colorado and the need for a skilled workforce. In fact, the unemployment rate in Colorado was just 2.9%...

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Job Seekers: Utilize Your Local Workforce Center and the WIOA Program

Job Seekers: Utilize Your Local Workforce Center and the WIOA Program If you’ve recently found yourself unemployed or underemployed, there are many resources available to you to aid in getting the skills you need to rejoin the workplace and land a viable job. Your local Workforce Center has many programs and financial aid grants to help you through this difficult time; it’s just a matter of taking advantage of the resources available to you.   Workforce centers are designed to ensure businesses have access to a trained workforce and Americans have the skills...

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Case Study: Chris Upskilled His Resume at the DWC to Switch Career Paths

Case Study: Chris Upskilled His Resume at the DWC to Switch Career Paths After moving to Fort Collins, Chris knew he needed to upskill his resume to land the kind of job he was interested in. Chris was ready to switch careers and start something new.  “I had been wanting to strengthen my digital skills and heard about the Digital Workshop Center by word of mouth. I looked into it and it seemed like a great fit,” he mentioned. “I have always had digital skills and an interest in the field but I wanted to get better. And I wanted to have a certificate from a...

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