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From the monthly archives: August, 2016

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Six Apps for Back to School College Students Should Download Today

apps-for-back-to-schoolCollege students use their smartphones for everything. Whether it’s finding a date, a couch to crash on or a rare Pokémon, college students today are notoriously connected at all times.

What many college students do not know is that they can harness their smartphones to get a serious advantage both in and out of the classroom.

With many schools already beginning the fall semester, we compiled a list of six apps for back to school that no college student should ever live without again.

 

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5 Crucial Soft Skills Every It Pro Should Have

it-soft-skillsThe digital landscape evolves quickly, and is showing no signs of slowing down. With more hardware and software options out there, companies are less reluctant to say goodbye to older systems and implementing new technology for their businesses.

As the demand for this new technology rises, so does the demand for an IT department that makes the new systems work as effectively and efficiently as possible. In order to do that, IT pros need more than just the hard skills—they need the soft skills, too.

Soft skills are a person’s abilities to empathize and communicate effectively with others. In other words: “people skills.” We’ve put together a short list of the most important IT soft skills that professionals should have, or try to develop in the workplace. These are skills which employers are looking for when hiring the right IT candidate.

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6 Critical It Tasks to Accomplish While Your Team Is On Summer Vacation

summer-it-tasksYou’re the IT guy and its mid-August. You look around the office and hear crickets. The boss is on summer vacation, and things are pretty quiet.

Peace is hard to come by in the IT world, and when things simmer down just a bit you want to do nothing more than just relax.

That’s never the case, however. Today you’re not being pulled in 10 different directions by 20 different people in three different departments. This means you finally have the time to get some real work done to benefit your organization and the possibilities are endless.

If things happen to slow down this summer take the time to address these six important IT tasks you may not have otherwise had the time to tackle. Read more!

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