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David McPherson

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The 3 Most Lucrative Programming Skills You Can Learn Online for Free

Programming jobs are as hot as ever and there is no end in sight. If you are looking for a secure job with the flexibility to work online from anywhere, programming is the way to go. One of the best things about the field of computer programming is that the most popular programming languages can be learned online for free. Introductory programming courses are available...

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09 May 2017
Math
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Improve Your Math Skills with 5 Free Online Courses

It’s always a good time to work on your math skills. Developing the technical side of your brain through practice problem solving will help you in so many situations throughout your life, including taking college entrance exams, applying for jobs, getting a mortgage on a home or even doing your taxes. Working through math problems, playing math games and using math worksheets develops your critical...

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28 Apr 2017
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Launch Your Startup: New Courses in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Do you have an idea for a new business and need help getting started? Or have you always wanted to launch a business but need help generating ideas? EdX has exciting new entrepreneurship courses designed to help you tackle the key challenges of launching a startup, covering everything from idea creation and market research to developing a pitch and obtaining venture capital. Check out the upcoming...

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29 Mar 2017
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Improve Your Writing Skills with 6 Free Online Courses

Words are powerful. They inspire greatness and effect change. They start movements and empower leaders. They have the power to get you hired, get you promoted and, if used incorrectly, get you fired. Combine the power of words with the ease and speed of email and social distribution in the digital age and one can quickly see that it has never been more important to...

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08 Nov 2016
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UX Design Career Options Make It a Top Choice of the Year

It’s no surprise that UX specialists are in such high demand. With the explosion of connected, digital products, a.k.a. the Internet of Things (IoT), comes the ability for consumers to interact with products and services in ways never thought possible. The user experience has become the key differentiating factor setting one product or service apart from another and companies know this. Glassdoor placed the job...

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13 Oct 2016
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MBA Preparation: 4 Pre-MBA Courses Essential for Success

Every MBA Program will require that students possess, right from the beginning, core skills in accounting, finance, math and analytics. While you may have brushed up on your skills to prepare for the GMAT, there’s probably room for further study in order to be ready for the inevitably daunting first three months of your MBA program. While you’re adjusting to a rigorous new schedule that...

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08 Sep 2016
You Are Hired!
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The Employability Skills Checklist

We’ve taken 6 key employability skills and matched them with free online courses to help you build your resume and further your career. No matter what job you are applying for, possessing excellent skills in these 6 areas will help you stand out from the crowd and get hired. 1. Communication Skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount to getting a job. Reading...

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04 Aug 2016
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Top Paying Jobs of 2016 and the Skills to Get You Started

Glassdoor.com recently published a list of the highest paying jobs in America for 2016 based on salary data that people with these jobs shared in the past year. While doctors and lawyers topped the list, it is interesting to note, and not all that surprising, that the majority of careers in the top 25 were in information technology. With the exponential growth of the Internet...

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13 Jun 2016
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Start College This Summer: Credit-Eligible Courses Starting in June

Earn college credit online this summer with three new courses from Arizona State University and Global Freshman Academy. If you’ve just graduated high school and want to get a head start on college or if you need to earn credits this summer to fulfill degree requirements, these online courses may be perfect for you. Earn up to 15 credit hours that be applied toward an...

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18 May 2016
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Find Your Inner Writer: New Writing and Composition Courses

Do you have a story inside you just waiting to come out? Do you have expertise in a subject that needs to be exposed to the world via a blog or a how-to book? Is your imagination on par with J. K. Rowling but you lack the tools to get your ideas onto paper? In addition to the knowledge, creativity and inspiration for your writing,...

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05 May 2016