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February 2018 Blog Posts (7)

The Importance of Soft Skills for Future Employment

The World Economic Forum, established in 1971, is an international thought leader in economic analysis and engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

In their recent report, Eight Futures of Work: Scenarios and their Implications they present various possible visions of what the future of work might…

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Added by Great Lakes ADA Center on February 21, 2018 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Interview With Jen Onsum

Picture of Jen Jen Onsum is a Jen-of-all-trades, a consultant who works in PR, Marketing, and also moonlights as a staff member at a concert hall. However, there’s one role that she is especially proud of, and that is her position working on two Department of Human Resources projects as an Olmstead Interviewer. Jen was gracious enough to let me pick her brain by answering some framing…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on February 20, 2018 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Desktop 101: Understanding How to Make Your Computer's Desktop Work for You!

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I’m almost certain you all know what a “computer desktop” is, but do you really understand it? Just like a desktop on a physical desk (piece of furniture), the computer desktop can be a location that offers one a structured solace to start work or the an anxiety induced panic attack from a disarray of clutter.

Like the physical desktop, the computer desktop is often a…

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Added by Erika J. Kluge on February 15, 2018 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Seeking Out Good Problems to Have (and solve!)

After recently reading the subversive book, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F***, I resonated with one if its big takeaways; don’t try to find the perfect life with no problems, find one with good problems to have that you enjoying solving.

Digging a little deeper with this concept, we often go on an existential journey to find the perfect job, the perfect…

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Added by Giuliana Sercu on February 14, 2018 at 10:10am — No Comments

Dragon Naturally Speaking Command Cheat Sheet

Dragon Naturally Speaking Command Cheat Sheet

Pause before and after commands but not within them.

 

Control the Microphone

 

Go to sleep

Stop listening

Wake up…

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Added by Jennifer Mundl on February 9, 2018 at 2:37pm — No Comments

SAYING GOODBYE TO THE CORPORATE CAREER LADDER

This blog post is about how climbing up the corporate ladder may not be everyone's path. I am so passionate about validating this fear among young professionals that if you don't ascend, you're a…

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Added by Giuliana Sercu on February 8, 2018 at 8:58am — No Comments

Employment Tips: Educate Others

This month we will continue to highlight from a topic heading from our archive of Digital Employment Tips which you will find on our website. These topics range from Application, Attitude, Cover Letter/Resume, Disability Issues, Interview, Networking, and Work Experience. For this entry I will be discussing from the second to last section from the topic heading Attitude, specifically Educate Others—after all, we are the best teachers to inform others on what we need to be the most successful…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on February 1, 2018 at 6:22am — 1 Comment

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