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Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Learn Something New Today - Free Online Courses You Should Take Today


I believe in self development as I am a product of one.

In this new month, utilise your phone, (most especially your subscription) in developing a new skill or two.

If you are employed, or looking for an employment, you need to learn or develop your skills in the free online courses I put together here.

Microsoft Excel

It's high time that you actually learn what to do with spreadsheets.

When you were in school, maybe you used Excel to plug in a few number tables or add two cells together. However, Excel is so much more complex than that. For example, did you know that the program can do all of the following:

  • Organize data in an easy-to-navigate way
  • Do basic and complex mathematical functions so you don’t have to
  • Turn piles of data into helpful graphics and charts
  • Analyze data and make forecasting predictions
  • Create, build, and edit pixelated images (yes, creatives use it, too!)
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Long story short? There’s a lot more to the program than you probably even realized, and there’s a use for it no matter what you do. It’s more about problem-solving in an organized manner than it is about rows of data, and this shift in perspective will allow you to think more critically about how Excel can help you.

Social Media Marketing

Did you know that 90% of business owners say social media marketing has increased their business exposure?

Social media marketers have become an important part of businesses in recent times, why not put your interest in social media to good use by learning Social Media Marketing? With this course, you can forge a career in digital marketing with lessons on how to create profitable campaigns on the top social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Photoshop

Photoshop can be a great skill to help you get a job. Many jobs require Photoshop skills, and this is especially true with design roles such as graphic designer, web designer, or user interface designer. Marketing roles also often prefer someone who can work efficiently with Photoshop. In a competitive job market, learning Photoshop skills can help to differentiate you from other applicants.

Data Science

Money doesn't make the world go 'round — data does.

Data scientists are in high demand - and employers don’t find enough graduates to fill their openings. With this, you'll be equipped with the conceptual and technical skills to break into a career in data science.

Learn to Code

A lot of people don't really understand what coding is. But people who learn how to code are able to apply it beyond their computers.

Coding is applicable to multiple facets of life. For example, coding forces you to break up a problem into a series of smaller steps and then logically create a program that solves them. This same approach can be applied to virtually every problem in life.

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Developers are in high demand. There are more and more positions opening, and it can be considered a very stable job as there are many companies and startups in the country that need the assistance and don’t have the knowledge.

Photography

Whether you want to level up your Insta feed or start a photography side hustle, you should take time to learn how to capture better pictures. The skills learn will enhance your résumé for sure.

Heroic Public Speaking

This month will be the month you finally get over your fear of speaking in front of an audience. Whether you're gearing up to present a pitch or deliver a speech, this course will help you exude confidence while engaging with a crowd.

Help yourself become better today.

2 comments:

  1. Can you please recommend some

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  2. How do I sharpen my excel knowledge to make me more empowered for future use/employment?

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