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A Shift in Skills: Comparing Workers of 1990 to Today’s Workforce

     A Shift in Skills: Comparing Workers of 1990 to Today’s Workforce The workforce landscape has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past few decades, driven by technological advancements and shifting economic paradigms. The skills that defined success in 1990 have evolved dramatically to meet the demands of today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world. In this […]

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Micro-credentials – Camosun College/VIW Project partner to offer the Future of Professional Development

  In today’s rapidly changing job market, staying competitive and relevant is crucial for professionals who want to advance in their careers. Micro-credentials are emerging as a popular way to demonstrate proficiency in specific skills and knowledge areas, enhance employability, keep up with changing industries, and provide flexible and affordable learning options. In this article, […]

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 The 5 Microsoft Word Skills that employers look for in new hires.

  Microsoft Word is a widely used word processing application that is essential in almost every professional setting. Whether you’re creating documents, reports, or correspondence, having strong Microsoft Word skills is highly valued by employers. In this post, we will explore the top five Microsoft Word skills that employers commonly look for in new hires. […]

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Zoom vs. Teams: A Marketer’s Guide to Video Conferencing Platforms

  In today’s digital world, video conferencing has become an integral part of our professional lives. As remote work and virtual meetings continue to gain popularity, it’s crucial for marketers to choose the right platform to connect with clients, colleagues, and customers. Two leading contenders in the video conferencing market are Zoom and Microsoft Teams. […]

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Top factors working against people over 50 who are job searching in 2023

  Most of our lives we face being told that we are too young to do things. Too young to drive, to visit a bar, too young for college, but can we ever be too old to do things? As much as age can be an asset in the workplace, there are still factors that […]

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Our Predictions for in-demand skills for 2023/2024

  As Educational Consultants, we cannot predict with certainty what new industries will develop, nor what skills will be in demand in 2023. However, based on the current trends that we are seeing and labour market projections, here are our picks for the digital skills that are likely to be in demand by employers in […]

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What are the new features in Microsoft 365?

  In the world of Microsoft, the only constant thing is change.  Office 365 has evolved into Microsoft 365.  This is just a quick article highlighting some of the new and powerful features in Microsoft 365. What is Microsoft 365? Microsoft 365 is a subscription-based service that includes the latest version of Windows, Office applications, […]

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First star to the right, and straight on till morning.

First star to the right, and straight on till morning. I will admit that I had a hard time trying to come up with a title for this article. The last thing that I wanted to do was kick out another “Here is why 2021 will be awesome” article because the reality is that no […]

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Selling Through a Pandemic

Everyone on the planet has been touched and affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a homestay father I have students that I have hosted all over the globe, and I have spent a great deal of time everyday checking on the pandemic across the world. Here in North America I have been contacted a lot […]

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Digital is the New Normal

A blended workplace is now the new normal for many companies. Everyone has been rocked by the pandemic that struck the world in March of 2020. Shops closed and economic channels went in every direction imaginable. One thing that did evolve out of the pandemic was the almost instant embracing of online technology. Companies and […]