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The DCTC Job Board service is College Central Network and is accessible to students, alumni, and employers to search and post jobs, and to access job search resources.

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Minneapolis Small Business expo

Minneapolis Small Businesses: Start Your Success Story

Minneapolis Small Business Event

June 23, 2016 Minneapolis Convention Center

With the fourth highest concentration of small businesses in the nation*, Minneapolis has become a hotspot for entrepreneurs and small businesses alike.

Making the jump from worker to owner can be a challenge, but one that we here at the Small Business Expo laud with excitement. You see, we’re entrepreneurs too, and we created the Small Business Expo to give people like you the tools they need to improve their business. Why attend?

Network with thousands of business owners, entrepreneurs & start-ups

Establish hundreds of new contacts and reconnect with old ones.

Attend FREE business critical workshops & seminars.

Learn about new products and services that will help your business grow.

Interact with the movers and shakers of your industry.

Discover new and innovative technologies.

Be in the RIGHT place at the RIGHT time.

It’s FREE to attend!

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Liven Up Your Documentary by Capturing B-Roll | Videomaker.com

Good B-roll helps you keep a good pace, cover mistakes, and dive even deeper into your story. To make sure your story has all of that, we’ll go over some tips on how to direct people to act and show you how to cover live events in a way that makes your documentary interesting and informative.

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The 10 Commandments of Visual Communication

Visuals are everywhere. Since the last decade, the art of visual communication has boomed by leaps and bounds and is, to the date, on a marked rise. Today, one cannot imagine the internet without all the GIFs, infographics, and memes floating it

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5 Snafus of Responsive Web Design to Banish – Make Mine Responsive!

In this multi-polar world of smartphones, tablets, phablets, PCs, Macs, games consoles and all, the internet has taken on a multi-faceted role. In the face of so many disparate platforms, screen sizes, resolutions and web browsers, web designers and developers are faced with a technical as well as an aesthetical malady – how to take care of your website so that it works anywhere and everywhere like we intended?

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Create a Colourful Children’s Book Cover in Photoshop « Design Cuts

WHAT WE’RE CREATING:

Hey there designers! Renee here with a new Photoshop tutorial that really puts this week’s textures and patterns to work. We’ll be layering in a bunch of textures, masking and coloring patterns, picking apart vector patterns and utilizing a ton of Photoshop basics.

You can also enjoy a wonderful sample pack from this week’s bundle, giving you the opportunity to try out a range of textures, patterns and graphics from the main collection.

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3 Types of freelancers: which one are you? | Millo.co

Whenever a designer asks me if they should quit their job and go the freelance route, I always answer with two questions.First, I ask, “What are your goals”?And second, I ask, “Will what you’re doing now help you get there”?If you don’t know how to answer those two questions, then it’s not time to go off on your own yet. You’d stress yourself out. You’d feel discouraged, lost, and altogether defeated. I know this because I’ve made this mistake. I quit my first full -time agency position to run away from a job instead of run towards a goal, and it took months to find my feet again.

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9 Realistic Ways to Curb Procrastination, Stress Less and Get More Done

Those expense reports you’ve been putting off for months? That power yoga class you never seem to make? Chances are, there are at least one or two projects on your plate that have taken up permanent residence on your to-do list. You know you need to get them done, and yet you push them to the side to focus on something—anything—else, whether it’s diving into a less-urgent work project or spring-cleaning your entire closet.

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Ask For Feedback Before You Commit to Specifics For Better Ideas

When you’re working on an idea, it’s tempting to wait until it’s nearing completion to get feedback. However, you may lock yourself out of ideas by waiting.

As writer Seth Godin explains, the very nature of waiting to get feedback means that all the decisions you make along the way can’t be questioned. You’re locked in because you’ve already put the work in and it would be too difficult to go back. This might mean you miss out on some alternative ideas:

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The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t spending too much time on Twitter or mismanaging my daily tasks. Those are bad habits, but there are bigger, more systematic time wasters that have really gotten in the way. Fixing these will free up a massive amount of time and energy

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