Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Roderick Fraser

Posted by Katie Sica on Jun 13, 2019 1:59 PM

Skye Learning is excited to spotlight Roderick Fraser, a subject matter expert whose expert commentary is featured in Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S. Fraser is a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM)®, the President and Lead Consultant at Professional Leadership and Management LLC, a Senior Consultant at Summit Consulting Group, and a member of the MindEdge Learning Emergency Management Council.

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6 Common Analyses Investors Perform

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Jun 11, 2019 10:05 AM

Investors are tasked with making critical decisions. Using information gleaned from financial statements, investors will perform a variety of analyses to help them measure potential risks and rewards. Check out our latest infographic, which looks at six common analyses investors like to perform and provides sample benchmarks for each type of analysis.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Michael McCarthy

Posted by Katie Sica on Jun 6, 2019 10:45 AM

Skye Learning is excited to spotlight Michael McCarthy, a subject matter expert whose expert commentary is featured in A Manager’s Guide to Blockchain and Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations. McCarthy is a serial entrepreneur, an executive coach, a blockchain instructor, and a strategy consultant to scores of start-ups worldwide.

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Defining Your Own Brand

Posted by Frank Connolly on May 31, 2019 9:32 AM

Anyone trying to navigate today’s job market knows how important it is to stand out from the competition. That’s why defining and developing your own personal brand can be critical to your career success. But personal branding is about more than simple self-promotion, as our latest Skye Learning video explains.

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5 Stages of Interviewing

Posted by Skye Learning Team on May 28, 2019 10:35 AM

A job interview provides the hiring organization with an opportunity to learn more about you as a potential employee. It gives you the chance to discuss your experience, skills, and career goals in relation to the job. It also allows you, the job seeker, to ask detailed questions about the organization and the position. Our infographic covers the five stages of the interviewing process to help you prepare for your next job interview.

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Why Nonprofits Need Social Media

Posted by Frank Connolly on May 23, 2019 4:23 PM

Social media is transforming the way America does business, but it may be even more important in the nonprofit world. Nonprofits, after all, rely on personal connections to reach donors, and social media is all about forming personal connections. Janine Jacques – associate professor and Digital Media program chair at New England College of Business, and founder of her own nonprofit – explains it all in our latest Skye Learning video.

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Why Do We Use Excel?

Posted by Skye Learning Team on May 22, 2019 10:21 AM

Microsoft Excel has become the industry standard program for data management in businesses of all sizes and across all industries. The adoption of Excel in the workplace knows no bounds, as science and engineering professionals use Excel to calculate statistical formulas and graphs; business and sales professionals use the program to develop invoice and revenue reports; administrative professionals use Excel to track expense reports, payroll, and contact lists; and accountants use it to calculate budgets, forecasts, and financial results.

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10 Tips for Building a Positive Team Environment

Posted by Dan Picard on May 21, 2019 10:04 AM

Once you’ve assembled your team, it’s important to focus on building a positive team environment. As a project manager, you will be responsible for dealing with both the good and the bad. Positive team morale can eliminate project setbacks, issues, and miscommunication. Check out our latest infographic which covers ten tips for building a positive team environment.

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What, Exactly, Does an Emergency Manager Do?

Posted by Katie Sica on May 17, 2019 9:00 AM

They collaborate, they coordinate, and they multi-task: Emergency managers are the people on the spot in times of public crisis. It's their job to support the first responders and handle all the complex logistics involved in keeping people safe when danger strikes. Roderick Fraser, president of Professional Leadership and Management LLC and former Boston Fire Commissioner, explains in our latest Skye Learning video.

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Course Spotlight: Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S.

Posted by Katie Sica on May 15, 2019 10:49 AM

Emergency managers are in high demand. Climate change has increased the rate of forest fires, hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, and other natural disasters. Domestic and international terrorism are growing threats. The public, private, and nonprofit sectors are facing escalating pressures from the public and the government to prevent emergencies. These agencies are increasingly developing and investing in emergency management programs to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.

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