Career Skills

Turning Your Passion Into A Paycheck

By Washington Tech / May 18, 2023 / Comments Off on Turning Your Passion Into A Paycheck

Plenty of people can relate to the experience of working a full time job as well as dabbling in a side-gig. This period in the timeline of human events will be known for the fact that, according to notable economists in the study “Survey of Working Arrangements and Attitudes,” around 10% of the U.S. workforce is working multiple jobs. And that number doesn’t look like it’s going to be decreasing any time soon as paychecks lag behind cost of living.

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Protecting Yourself From A Recession

By Washington Tech / April 26, 2023 / Comments Off on Protecting Yourself From A Recession

You’d have to be pretty far removed from most chatter to get this far into 2023 without hearing about the possibility of an economic recession. But what is a recession, how does it impact the average person, and what can you do to decrease its impact personally? In this blog post, we’ll explore a few of the ways that you can protect yourself from a recession.

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An Introduction To ChatGPT From WTI

By Washington Tech / April 21, 2023 / Comments Off on An Introduction To ChatGPT From WTI

We’re so used to having technology change the way we do things that it can be easy to approach an innovation like OpenAI’s ChatGPT with a shrug of your shoulders. Same old, same old for the 21st century. However, like moving from a record player to an eight track, from an eight track to cassette, from cassette to CD, and from CD to streamed mp3s, if you don’t keep up, you’ll miss out on some really cool innovations and, quite possibly, get left behind.

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Finding A Side Hustle With An Online Certificate From WTI

By Washington Tech / March 30, 2023 / Comments Off on Finding A Side Hustle With An Online Certificate From WTI

A gig economy makes it easy for anyone looking for flexibility in their professional and personal lives, but it also allows people to increase their income with a solid option for a side hustle. In fact, since 2013, the gig economy has grown 15%. Although that might not sound like a lot in a ten year period, that’s fifteen times faster growth than the general job market. 

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The Career Benefits Of Learning A 2nd Language

By Washington Tech / February 27, 2023 / Comments Off on The Career Benefits Of Learning A 2nd Language

How would you like the chance to improve your career opportunities? According to management personnel interviewed by the language learning company Rosetta Stone, learning a second language improved individuals’ chances of being given an interview opportunity, being extended a job offer, getting recommended for a promotion, or earning a pay raise.

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How To Make A Career Plan

By Washington Tech / January 25, 2023 / Comments Off on How To Make A Career Plan

If you’ve ever sat wondering blankly what you should do next with your life, you’re not alone. Only about 14% of Americans feel like they’ve got a great job, so plenty of people are in the same boat as you, wondering what to do next. A simple solution to that question is to create a career plan. In this blog post, we’ve outlined exactly what steps you should take to do just that!

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Making Your New Year’s Resolution Count

By Washington Tech / December 28, 2022 / Comments Off on Making Your New Year’s Resolution Count

New Year’s is around the corner, so you might be ready to change your entire life with some bold resolutions. Resolutions can be pretty thrilling to throw out before you have to actually face and do anything about them, but if you set resolutions that are impossible to achieve, you’ll always be left with unresolved resolutions and disappointment. At Washington Technical Institute, we help students achieve their dreams of new careers every day and know that you can achieve your New Year’s Resolution if you apply some important tips to the process.

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Preparing Students For The Jobs Of The Future

By Washington Tech / December 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Preparing Students For The Jobs Of The Future

Figuring out how to make sure your life path is future proof can take some work and innovative thinking. However, one way that you can prepare yourself for the jobs of the future is by making sure you know what kind of field you want to invest in. Certificate programs are a great way to get a solid understanding of a career field to start on a path toward a new career. If you’re already in a career, they’re a practical way to stay on top of the innovations of the today’s job market by increasing your knowledge base.

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10 Interview Tips For Landing Your Dream Job

By Washington Tech / November 16, 2022 / Comments Off on 10 Interview Tips For Landing Your Dream Job

Whether you’re newly graduated and headed for your first big career move or you’re taking a step forward toward your dream job, a good interview can really improve your chances of landing a new role. Here are WTI’s top 10 interview tips for landing your dream job:

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Dressing For Success: Tips From WTI

By Washington Tech / November 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Dressing For Success: Tips From WTI

Whether you’re ready to report for duty at a new job or you’re heading into a stretch of interviews, you want to dress for success. Dressing for success looks different depending on what field you’re entering and what your own personal goals are. 

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Washington Technical Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning.