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Resources for Coding and Development

Posted by Jordan Goldberg on Dec 10, 2018 2:08:06 PM

There's no denying that computer coding and development projects require specialized skills that not everybody has. Fortunately, Parker Dewey has compiled a working list of resources that can help everybody - from a beginner looking for basic courses to experienced programmers wanting to brush up on their skills. Please note that the majority of these resources can be used for free and if you choose to purchase access, Parker Dewey will not reimburse you.

Free courses:

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Topics: Talent

How Career Launcher Payments Work

Posted by Jordan Goldberg on Dec 7, 2018 12:03:55 PM

Parker Dewey requires that all Micro-Internships are paid. Below you will find information on how payments work on our platform.

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Topics: Talent

Resources for Lead Generation Projects

Posted by Jordan Goldberg on Dec 7, 2018 11:31:01 AM

Lead generation projects are the most common Micro-Internships posted on our platform, and for good reason. These projects allow busy Sales professionals to focus on what really matters - selling - rather than having to spend valuable time researching and sourcing leads.

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Topics: Talent

Tips for Career Launchers from Career Launchers

Posted by Jordan Goldberg on Sep 7, 2018 2:40:39 PM

Time and time again we hear from Career Launchers asking how they can improve their profiles, land more projects, and leverage Micro-Internships to their fullest. In order to address these questions, we've asked some of our most experienced Career Launchers to provide some advice.

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Topics: Talent

Forbes: Do Student Freelancers Make Better Employees? Microsoft Thinks So

Posted by Jeffrey Moss on Aug 1, 2018 10:43:46 AM

HR leaders are under massive pressure to fill open roles, enhance diversity, and retain talent. Unfortunately, with unemployment near record lows the challenges of doing so are intense. While companies compete for the same candidates who possess the “right” academic pedigree, major, and GPA, all professionals remain frustrated with increasing workloads.

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Topics: Company, Talent

When college grads enter the gig economy, should we shudder or cheer?

Posted by Jeffrey Moss on Jul 30, 2018 12:59:14 PM

When I saw this post from George Anders, I cheered. By viewing gigs as a pathway, the value to college students goes beyond the money as it lets them demonstrate skills, explore career paths, and build their networks while they seek the right full-time role upon graduation. For companies, the value also goes beyond the work as they can identify and assess talent in a more authentic way, thereby driving enhanced diversity, improved hiring effectiveness, and better retention.

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Topics: Company, Talent

At the Core of Job Success: Why “Soft” Skills are Core Skills

Posted by Parker Dewey on Jul 25, 2018 11:11:54 AM

This post was written by Sarah Landes.

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Topics: Company, Talent

Strategies to Overcome Underemployment of College Graduates

Posted by Jeffrey Moss on May 30, 2018 3:40:07 PM

The new report from Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Burning Glass Technologies, The Permanent Detour: Underemployment’s Long-term Effects on the Careers of College Graduates, is a must-read for anyone interested in college-to-career transitions.

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Topics: Company, Talent

Exactly How To Decide Which Skills To Put On Your Resume

Posted by Michele Aymold on May 9, 2018 9:35:45 AM

This post originally appears on Fast Company and was re-posted with permission from author Art Markman.
[Image: Kluva/iStock]

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Topics: Talent

Discover Your Next Steps: Prioritize Your Internship and Job Search

Posted by Michele Aymold on Apr 30, 2018 4:00:24 PM

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse and was re-posted with permission from author Kate Szumanski.

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Topics: Talent

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