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How to Display Top or Bottom Values in MS Access

Sometimes the simplest things are the hardest to find.  Access’ Top and Bottom Values feature is one of these gems. Using this feature you can find the top or bottom of any Access Summary Query in just a few steps. Read More >

Posted by: Gina Niebrugge

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Power and Myth of Welding

As a master mechanic, Richard Mollison had a need to weld. “Welding goes with it,” Mollison says of his career. “I knew a little bit, but being in these classes really taught me a lot of hands on safety techniques." Read More >

Posted by: Gina Niebrugge

Monday, August 22, 2016

3 Tips to Successfully Coach Your Employees

The coaching approach allows managers to provide their employees with mentoring, consistent feedback, and counseling throughout the year.  If done correctly, coaching creates an atmosphere of support and openness. If coaching is done wrong, employees can feel micromanaged and unappreciated. Read More >

Posted by: Gina Niebrugge

Monday, August 15, 2016

How Do I get my Green Belt Certification?

According to Indeed.com, “Average Lean Six Sigma Green Belt salaries for job postings nationwide are 42% higher than average salaries for all job postings nationwide.”  Based on this information, it’s no surprise that people are interested in becoming Lean Six Sigma Green Belts.  There is always some confusion around the requirements for a Green Belt certification and it can vary depending on where you get the certification. 
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Posted by: Gina Niebrugge

Monday, August 08, 2016

Prepare for Your PMP Certification Exam

Selsius™ Corporate & Career Training of Southwestern Illinois College will begin offering Project Management Professional Certification courses this fall. The first PMP Certification course is Aug. 29 to Sept. 2. Read More >

Posted by: Gina Niebrugge

Monday, August 01, 2016

Is PHR Certification Worth It?

Human resource professionals are busy. Between work and home life, there is little time to pursue professional certification. Before you commit the time to preparing for and taking a certification exam, it is always good to weigh your options. Read More >

Posted by: Laurie Almodovar

Monday, July 25, 2016

What is DOD 8140 and How Does it Affect CyberSecurity Jobs

The Department of Defense Directive 8140 is based on the National Institute of Standard Technology National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education standard. The purpose of this model is to help clearly define cybersecurity categories and job titles. It replaces DOD 8570 approved baseline certifications.

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Posted by: Laurie Almodovar

Monday, July 11, 2016