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8 Skills Needed in the Workplace Today

skillsStudent’s take note! Employers in today’s digital era are looking for these eight skills:

  1. Passion for digital
  2. Analytical thinking and application
  3. Critical thinking
  4. Communication skills
  5. Understanding the “bigger picture”
  6. Accountability
  7. Be solution-oriented
  8. Find exceptional mentors to inspire you

Learn more and explore these skills from sources: Edudemic and Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.

Tackling Finals

tipsIt’s not too early to start planning for your finals! HackCollege posted 4 Great Study Strategies to Tackle Finals by Katie Dwyer. Check it out along with our tutorial on How To Study.

PS: Haven’t seen a post from us in a while? We’ve been busy working on something exciting for our WordPress site – stay tuned!

Resume Tips

Mindflash offers up some tips with this handy infographic on how to make your resume stand out! Click on the image to enlarge.

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Microsoft Office for iPad

It’s an iPad kind of day…

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I just came across this article with links to reviews of the Word, PowerPoint and Excel iPad apps.  Check out the reviews listed on ipadacademy.com. The apps are free in the iTunes store (they all offer in-app purchases).

 

It’s as Easy as 1, 2 and 3!

Attention all iPad users. Do you have a favorite website that you visit? Do you wish you had an icon on your desktop so you could just click on and it would take you right there? Well there’s an easy way to do this!

  1. Navigate to your favorite website (may we suggest https://tipsforstudentsuccess.wordpress.com)
  2. Click on the “share” icon
  3. Choose “add to home screen

You can change the name that will appear on the icon. It’s that simple! Now you have an icon that takes you right to the desired webpage. Can’t get much simpler than that!

Steps to make a website an icon