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Can a Private Company Produce a Successful MOOC? (Hint: Yes, You Can)

23/07/2014

Can a Private Company Produce a Successful MOOC? (Hint: Yes, You Can)

We began offering free online courses for digital creatives and web developers a year ago. 30,000 students later, the learning just won't stop!

UX and Scrum, Persuasive Design, and Developing iPhone Apps: What We’re Reading 7.18.2014

18/07/2014

UX and Scrum, Persuasive Design, and Developing iPhone Apps: What We’re Reading 7.18.2014

This week we bring you articles on adapting Scrum to the UX model, approaches to persuasive design, alternatives to drop-down menus in mobile forms, resources for developing iPhone apps, and using data to illustrate a day in the life of a New York City taxi cab.

Partnering with Schools to Build a Talent Pipeline

16/07/2014

Partnering with Schools to Build a Talent Pipeline

By reaching out to schools, colleges, and universities in your local community to provide students with advice and direction on careers in your industry, you can build relationships that help feed your talent pipeline. Here are a few ways that we've used educational partnerships to build pipeline.

Personal branding on LinkedIn: 11 mistakes to avoid

16/07/2014

Personal branding on LinkedIn: 11 mistakes to avoid

LinkedIn is a fantastic online business networking platform for professionals. And for job seekers, it’s a brilliant place to showcase yourself and your personal brand. But, if you’re doing the following, you’re NOT doing “Brand You” any favours.

9 Useful jQuery Resources

14/07/2014

9 Useful jQuery Resources

One benefit of using jQuery is the extensive ecosystem of plugins created by the jQuery community. If you're new to jQuery, these 9 links will give you a good sense of what's out there.

  • 23/07/2014 Can a Private Company Produce a Successful MOOC? (Hint: Yes, You Can) We began offering free online courses for digital creatives and web developers a year ago. 30,000 students later, the learning just won't stop!
  • 18/07/2014 UX and Scrum, Persuasive Design, and Developing iPhone Apps: What We’re Reading 7.18.2014 This week we bring you articles on adapting Scrum to the UX model, approaches to persuasive design, alternatives to drop-down menus in mobile forms, resources for developing iPhone apps, and using data to illustrate a day in the life of a New York City taxi cab.
  • 16/07/2014 Partnering with Schools to Build a Talent Pipeline By reaching out to schools, colleges, and universities in your local community to provide students with advice and direction on careers in your industry, you can build relationships that help feed your talent pipeline. Here are a few ways that we've used educational partnerships to build pipeline.
  • 16/07/2014 Personal branding on LinkedIn: 11 mistakes to avoid LinkedIn is a fantastic online business networking platform for professionals. And for job seekers, it’s a brilliant place to showcase yourself and your personal brand. But, if you’re doing the following, you’re NOT doing “Brand You” any favours.
  • 14/07/2014 9 Useful jQuery Resources One benefit of using jQuery is the extensive ecosystem of plugins created by the jQuery community. If you're new to jQuery, these 9 links will give you a good sense of what's out there.
  • 11/07/2014 HTML5, Assessing Fit, Animated GIFs, and Data Visualization: What We’re Reading 7.11.2014 This week we bring you articles on HTML5, using math to assess cultural fit, crazy hover effects with animated GIFs, crowdsourcing user experience, and simple but effective data visualization.
  • 03/07/2014 Visualizing Algorithms, Cool Maps, Listicles, and Information Theory: What We’re Reading 7.4.2014 This week we bring you articles on visualizing algorithms (rather than data), mapping our cities, creating clickable listicles, the origins of information theory, and a reminder that you should always spell-check!
  • 02/07/2014 Using Networking Events to Build a Talent Pipeline Building a talent pipeline is critical in today's hiring environment and in-person networking events can be a great way to do that. Here are some tips on making the most of the next event you attend, sponsor, or host.
  • 30/06/2014 Are You Ready to Learn Node.js? More and more companies are turning to Node.js to enable fast and consistent real-time interactions on the web. For those interested in learning how to use this popular and powerful technology, we offer this excerpt from our online course, "Introducing Node.js."
  • 27/06/2014 Learning to Code, UX vs. Agile, Google, and the Math of Hiring: What We’re Reading 6.27.2014 This week we bring you articles on the benefits of learning to code, overcoming the UX/Agile divide, Google's "Material Design" approach, and a mathematical methodology interviewing and hiring. Enjoy!
  • 25/06/2014 Tapping the Power of Visual Storytelling for Marketing [WEBCAST RECAP] Visual storytelling can bring your brand message to life and create an emotional connection with your target audience. This recent AMA Webcast, presented by Hill Holiday's Arestia Rosenberg, explained how it's done.
  • 21/06/2014 Introduction to Bootstrap 3.0 Interested in Bootstrap 3.0? Jeremy Osborn, Academic Director for Aquent Gymnasium, has put together a quick introductory class on using Bootstrap 3.0 to create responsive layouts.
  • 20/06/2014 Native Advertising, Visual Content, and the Origin of Photoshop: What We’re Reading 6.20.2014 Curious about the future of native advertising, best practices for visual content, or the history of Photoshop? So are we! Here's what we've been reading this week on these topics as well as data visualization and the sharing economy.
  • 18/06/2014 How to build a 'village of support' for your personal brand It’s one thing to have a network of professional contacts - friends, peers, and acquaintances that you can call upon for all manner of favours: such as making introductions on your behalf, tipping you in to new business or career opportunities, or simply inviting you to the corporate box at the MCG to watch the footy! But it’s another matter entirely to have a vibrant and engaged ‘village of support’ underpinning YOU (and when I say you, I don’t just mean you the person, but ‘Brand You’ and all that comes with it - your reputation and standing within the professional community).
  • 18/06/2014 Who Needs a Talent Pipeline? Creating and maintaining a robust talent pipeline is critical for hiring managers in creative services and marketing departments. With this post, we kick off a series focused on building effective talent pipelines.

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