NACE - The Skills and Qualities Employers Want in Their Class of 2013 Recruits Spotlight for Career Services ProfessionalsOctober 24, 2012 What skills and qualities are employers seeking in the graduates they’re recruiting from the Class of 2013? Above all, they’re looking to hire candidates with outstanding communication skills and who are team players, according to results of NACE’s Job Outlook 2013 survey. The top five skills/qualities employers report seeking are the same as last year, although the order has been somewhat shuffled.
50 Must-Have iPad Apps At the end of the day — or maybe even in the middle of the day — you sometimes need a peaceful moment. (Perhaps you’ve just clicked through 50 slides in a slideshow.) The free ZenView app serves up beautiful images that you can touch to create serene droplets of water. Go ahead — you’ve earned it! ZenView in the iTunes App Store
We help kids make things that do things. As you may have heard, or might have guessed, things at Seamless Toy Company have been a little rocky these past few months. Last year was a high speed blur as we developed and ramped production on 20 different ATOMS and ATOMS Sets simultaneously to ship in time for the holidays. Since mid-January, we’ve been catching up on the details and fallout of moving at that pace – typical “startup” growing pains, but it has also driven us to re-evaluate (or at least re-clarify) what we are trying to accomplish here.
How to Increase Engagement with Your Audience At its core engagement boils down to one key idea. You have to remember that there is a human being on the other end of every tweet, status update, blog post, email or video. If we can view all these things as connection tools first and communication tools second that will make a huge difference. Search Engine Marketing - Give Me 10 Minutes and I'll Make You an SEO Expert (Kinda) Are you an Internet marketing expert? We all are. In fact, just a quick cruise around Quora or LinkedIn reveals that at least 1 out of every 4 or 5 people online must be an expert in some form of Internet marketing. Social media, SEO, community management, we've got "experts" and "gurus" covering every angle of online marketing. Want to be just like them? I'm going to give you the quick-and-dirty guide to being an SEO "expert."
How to Successfully Launch a New Website & Refresh Your Brand To the world outside of your colleagues, clients, and partners, your website is your company. It's the digital reflection of your brand. Launching a new website isn't just about updating your CMS and content, it's also a brand refresh – your opportunity to reshape your company from the inside out. It's been a transformative year for iAcquire. A Scientific Guide To Maximizing Your Impact On Twitter, Facebook, And Other Digital Media We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email and blogging to help you find the best time to communicate with others in each format. The tricky thing I’ve come across is that since the Web is still so new, a lot of the research available to us is conflicting.
17 Wicked Ways to Use Your Facebook Cover Photo Your Facebook cover photo is the largest piece of real estate on your Facebook page. It’s the first thing people see when they visit your page. That’s why it’s so important to put serious time & effort into creating a stunning cover photo. You want to make an epic first impression, right? SEO Is Dead. Audience Optimization Is Taking Its Place If you've ever tried to deal with search engine optimization, you most likely have, at some point or another, wanted to bundle your whole site up and toss it into the nearest virtual trash can. Particularly if you felt compelled to focus on keywords, or any other technique calculated to artificially pique someone's mouse clicks. You should be delighted to hear then, if you haven't heard yet, that the old-fashioned concept of SEO is deader than last week's sandwich. Google pretty much pounded the crap out of keyword stuffing and other absurdities with the search algorithm changes it's made over the last couple of years. And then Google made search secure, which means you can't even see what keywords someone used to get to your site. It's about time, because all the minutiae blinded entrepreneurs to what is really important: making a connection with an audience.
How to embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint presentations Some presentations require to show a video and YouTube can be very useful to upload your own videos or play existing videos that other people downloaded. For example if you are making a presentation about advertising and want to show your audience. We can identify multiple ways to embed and play YouTube videos in PPT files, but here are two possible approaches: Play videos from YouTube in PowerPointDownload videos from YouTube and then embed it in PowerPoint Play videos from YouTube in PowerPoint (requires Internet connection) 100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom 10 Ways To Become A Better Online Learner 7.61K Views 0 Likes There are some quick and easy ways to become a better online learner. Whether you're taking a class or just researching, here are the DOs and DON'Ts.
40 Ways Education Technology Will Be Used In The Future Do you know what technology you’ll be using in the classroom 5 years from now? What about 10 years from now? A new visualization may be able to help. 40 Quick Ways To Use Mobile Phones In Classrooms Added by Katie Lepi on 2012-10-13 Your students have smartphones. If you’re looking for some simple and straightforward ways to easily integrate these powerful little devices into your classroom, look no further. The following 50 tips are simply that: tips. So use a few and toss the rest.