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!

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 http://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

Quick Note – Chrome Note Taking App

Take notes in Chrome using Quick Note – a lightweight desktop note taking app. It can be used as a notepad, scratchpad, clipboard, or to record todo lists. And it’s free from the Chrome Web Store!

Quick Note is:

  • Quick to add and edit ~ Add note in the app or from right-click menu

  • Quick to search ~ Instant search for all notes

  • Quick to access ~ One-click to access your notes

  • Quick to Sync ~ Sync to cloud and access your notes anywhere

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