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November 2017 Blog Posts (8)

Microphones for Dragon Naturally Speaking

Microphones for Voice Recognition

 

It is essential to have a good quality microphone with Dragon NaturallySpeaking. It increases the accuracy substantially. Having an USB or Bluetooth microphone will lead to good performance. You can expect a 40% improvement with a good microphone. Do not purchase a cheap model and invest at least $30 into getting the right product. The internal microphone on a laptop is not optimal for good performance with…

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Added by Jennifer Mundl on November 28, 2017 at 1:26pm — 2 Comments

Networking As A Tool For Career Growth

People often ask me how I got to where I am in my career today. At 33 years old, I truly believe that my career growth has depended solely on networking. I'm out networking almost every night of the week. Networking hasn't always been a requirement of my day job but I've found it to be a necessary tool for getting ahead.

Whether or not you're in your dream job, I strongly advise you to use outside of work hours to find people who are doing what you want to do. Surround yourself with…

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Added by Becky Curran on November 16, 2017 at 11:36am — 1 Comment

Updating Your Mac Operating System–A Shiny New Toy or Buyer Beware?

Technology enthusiasts and users all over the world start to feel twinges of excitement and twinges of anxiety when news funnels to the masses that the anticipated upgrades to Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS are finally available for installation. However, before you go and click the button to “install” you should heed the invisible “warning” sign that hopefully is flashing in your mind.

 

Apple recently announced MacOS High Sierra and iOS 11 for their computer and mobile…

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Added by Erika J. Kluge on November 15, 2017 at 11:18am — 1 Comment

Career Opportunity

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Career Opportunity:…
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Added by Great Lakes ADA Center on November 14, 2017 at 8:44am — 1 Comment

Persistence, support & hard work too!

The Star Tribune’s Wednesday edition of Variety, “Through an Artist’s Eyes” has a story about a young man living in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, a Twin Cities suburb. Jimmy Reagan is a 24 year-old who is on the autism spectrum and who is also a visual artist. One day, as a 16 year-old, he started to draw and paint. He hadn’t received any instruction from a…

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Added by Craig Dunn on November 13, 2017 at 9:17am — 1 Comment

Consider Trying Audio Memo App

Audio Memo App

AudiAudio Memo App o Memo allows information to be recorded and played back through the iPad with more features for customization.

User Guide - https://imesart.com/products.php?pid=1&psid=4

Record…

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Added by Jennifer Mundl on November 7, 2017 at 11:02am — 1 Comment

Employment Tips: Ask For Help

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 section from the topic heading Attitude, specifically Ask For Help--something that can be difficult for so many people to do, but is an important skill to have when it…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on November 1, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Young Professional Feature: Brandi Bernoskie

Brandi’s Story

Brandi Bernoskie is a young professional and business owner who always seeks to make the world a better place. In high school, Brandi had two main passions: theater and physics, so she applied to colleges for both. She started as a double major in physics and theater, then later switched to a major in theater with a minor in physics and mathematics. After 9/11, Brandi shifted from acting and thought she wanted to pursue a more meaningful career path.…

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Added by Giuliana Sercu on November 1, 2017 at 11:29am — No Comments

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