Soft Skills: The Powerful Skills That Will Get You A Job

One in three skills required by employers today is a soft skill. “Works well with others” may be a phrase reminiscent of your grade-school report card, but did you know it’s also an essential skill professionals need to succeed in business? Soft skills—a blend of interpersonal savvy, communication skills, and social intelligence—are in high demand […]

From Pac-Man to Pokémon Go: The Role of a Video Game Designer

We love video games because they take us out of our own reality and immerse us in an engaging experience. Whether you’re behind the scope of a rifle as you fight in an interstellar war in Halo, manage a farm and its crop development in Farmville, or strategize your gameplay in Tetris, there is a […]

The Value Proposition of Today’s Traditional College Degree: Is it Really Worth It?
Ask yourself these 5 questions.

Technology, rising fees, student debt, lack of jobs for graduates, are undermining the perception that university is a good investment. And a great deal has been written about the value of higher education for all. So is it really worth it? Is the value of a degree worth the debt incurred and anxiety of paying […]

4 Reasons Why A Powerful Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Campaign Will Tilt the Odds Your Way
(No Luck Required.)

Those old marketing campaigns that follow the “spray-and-pray” approach are wasteful and rapidly becoming road-kill in a bygone marketing era. We live in a connected world now. We can predict behavior based on buying patterns and personas. Stop betting it all and stop getting it wrong. PPC is going to continue to gain importance in […]

Ready to move forward? I’ve been in your shoes.

For every prospective online student that feels overwhelmed by having so many options to choose from, here are the three things I want you to know. First, I’ve been in your shoes. Second, I want to help get you to the right academic path. And third, investing in new skills really does propel you forward. […]

Want to be a digital brand storyteller? These new courses are for you.

Much has been written about the death of traditional media, and it’s certainly been sad to see so many regional newspapers are now a shadow of their former selves. But maybe ‘death’ is too strong a word here, since there are also excellent examples of newspapers and magazines that have reinvented themselves as vibrant online […]

Cybersecurity is a hot topic at the highest levels of government and business

It wasn’t too many years ago that the word “hacking” had little significance to anyone outside the computer department. Today, you might encounter it several times in your daily life: from a friend or family member whose email or Facebook account was somehow taken over, or possibly in a news article about the latest household-name […]