Learn how Ian Camacho successfully changed careers with the Google IT Support Professional Certificate

We’d like to introduce you to Ian Camacho. He’s a successful IT professional, and he shares his story below about how he made a career change from entertainment to IT by enrolling in the Google IT Support Professional Certificate. He explains why he was eager to make the change, and offers some excellent advice to […]

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Photoshop 2021 Essential Training: Design

Adobe Photoshop, the industry standard for image editing and manipulation, is used by a full spectrum of design professionals. This course was created specifically to help designers master the most commonly used tools and techniques with the goal of removing technical barriers in order to start creating as soon as possible. Photoshop 2021 boasts even more tools and enhancements for selecting and masking images, removing distracting elements, and warping images—all while maintaining the highest-quality output. In this course, Julieanne Kost demonstrates how to efficiently work with Smart Objects and Smart Filters, distort and warp layers, work with text, create shapes, draw and edit vector paths using the pen tool, build animations, apply painterly effects, save and share libraries, and work with artboards.

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Real Estate Investing 101

Have you been thinking about investing in real estate, but aren’t sure where to start? In this course, get a step-by-step guide on how to dive into your very first real estate investment deal (and come out successful). Learn how to determine why you want to invest and how real estate can help you reach your financial goals. Discover which real estate investing path is best for you, and identify whether you want to be an active or passive investor. After taking this course, you’ll be equipped with key strategies for overcoming barriers and effectively managing your first foray into real estate investing.

This course was created by WealthFit. We are pleased to host this content in our library.

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Seven Streams of Real Estate Income

Real estate investing has the potential for being highly lucrative, and there are actually many different ways to generate income from the real estate market. In this course, learn strategies for maximizing gains in real estate investing. Discover seven ways you can earn money in real estate, and review the quick steps you must take to prepare yourself before you get started. Plus, get tips that can help you quickly generate a cash flow, as well as ideas for creating passive (versus active) income. After you wrap up this course, you’ll have the general knowledge you need to start generating income from real estate.

This course was created by WealthFit. We are pleased to host this content in our library.

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Part-time Real Estate Investing

Not ready to give up the safety of your day job, but still interested in the extra cash and financial security that real estate investing offers? There’s no better way to get familiar with the ups and downs of real estate investing than by starting out on a part-time basis. In this course, learn how to invest in real estate as a side gig. Get tips for leveraging the experience of others and crafting an effective elevator pitch. Discover how to make the most of your time by scheduling on a micro level. Plus, discover how to prepare for growth, determine which real estate investing model is right for you, and add new facets to your business plan.

This course was created by WealthFit. We are pleased to host this content in our library.

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Photoshop for Video Editors: Core Skills

Learn about Adobe Photoshop features of use to video editors. Instructor Rich Harrington describes core digital imaging concepts and shows how to perform basic image adjustments, such as correcting exposure and contrast. He also works through a series of practical techniques, from designing and animating a logo to creating a gradient wipe for use in motion backgrounds. The course also covers using the Photoshop editing tools and video timeline for advanced tasks, such as correcting lens distortion, color grading, and enhancing depth of field.

This course was created by Rhed Pixel. We are pleased to offer this training in our library (Author: Richard Harrington)

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Using Feedback to Drive Performance

Effective feedback can enhance your employees’ efficiency and overall performance in the workplace. That’s why it’s important to know how to craft feedback to reap these benefits. In this course, instructor Amber Vanderburg, an expert in business and management, helps you develop the necessary skills for clear feedback communication. Follow along as Amber explains the purpose and qualities of great feedback, how to receive feedback yourself, and the correct ways to confront a variety of unprofessional behaviors. Plus, get tips for determining how often to give feedback, as well as how to foster a culture of feedback ownership.

This course was created by Madecraft. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

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Illustrator 2021 Essential Training

Illustrator can be used to accomplish many different design tasks. For this reason, Illustrator 2021 Essential Training teaches core concepts and techniques that can be applied to any workflow for print, the web, or assets that will find their way into other applications. Instructor Tony Harmer covers the essentials of Illustrator 2021, including artboards, workspaces, layers, and shapes. Tony discusses vector graphics—paths, strokes, and fills—and shows how to use each of the drawing tools in Illustrator. He demonstrates how to combine and clean up paths, and organize them into groups and layers. Tony also covers text editing, working with color, expressive brush drawing, effects, and much more.

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5 Focusing Tips For Students At Home During COVID

Taking online classes can be overwhelming. So, you find yourself falling behind on school work and lacking the motivation to get out of bed to attend that 8 AM class. It feels as if you are drowning in assignments and nothing seems to go your way. Well, these focusing tips can enhance your skills and add a […]

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Creating Your Personal Brand

Your personal brand is your reputation and legacy. A strong personal brand can lead to job and career opportunities. A weak personal brand leaves you liable to be passed by. In this course, personal branding expert Lida Citroën helps you identify what your personal brand is now and align it with the brand you want for yourself in the future. In the process, she helps you target the individuals or groups who have the opportunities you seek, strategize the marketing for your brand, and identify who you need to know and where to find them. She also helps you figure out how to portray your personal brand on social media outlets such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube. Plus, learn how to craft an elevator pitch for your personal brand so you can make a good impression even on short notice.

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