Why Young Professionals Are Choosing To Earn a Master’s Degree in Technology in 2018

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Jul 11, 2018 4:00:00 PM

Do you think about going to graduate school to help the longevity of your career but not sure what industry to pursue? Or maybe you feel stuck in a job that doesn’t seem exciting or challenging to you. But it could also be that you’re fascinated in the endless possibilities of science and new technology. If you find yourself relating to any of the aforementioned questions, you may want to consider a master's degree in technology. Technology is a growing industry, moving faster than people can keep up with. In an age of digital disruption, technology companies face increasing pressure to ensure their offerings are the best in the market. Each year the technology industry experiences growth trends in different departments like apps, data, APIs etc. This makes for an industry in continuing need of skilled professionals.

Interested? Check out these 4 compelling reasons why a master’s degree in technology could launch you into a successful career:

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How to Pursue a Career in Web and Multimedia Design

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Jul 4, 2018 6:00:00 AM

If you find yourself searching for a career that is in demand but still allows you to show off your creative side then consider a career in web and multimedia design. Don’t be alarmed if your undergraduate degree didn’t cover this concentration. This career path requires technical knowledge as well as artistic vision and skill that can be learned in graduate school in under two years! Many exciting, growing and well-paid careers can be pursued with this degree: web and multimedia designers work in animation, television and film work, video game design, website design, graphic design, app design, technological development and much more.

Here are a few steps to get you on the path to an exciting career in web and multimedia design:

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Tech Tuesday: Draw. Snap. Play. DoodleMatic

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Jul 2, 2018 5:00:00 PM

“Game Design is what we call hard fun.”

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Mailen Nuñez's Journey Graduating From Touro Graduate School of Technology

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Jun 27, 2018 2:24:55 PM

Congratulations to the Touro Graduate School of Technology’s graduating class! For them this means moving into a challenging economy with the skills needed to dominate their industry. Graduates leave Touro GST with the knowledge, skills, and network to transition into the technology field where unemployment is low, salary is high, and there is an increase in demand for professionals each year.

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Is COBOL Really Dead?

Posted by Husnal Walia on May 30, 2018 12:00:00 PM

COBOL, a compiled English-like computer programming language, is almost 60 years old. In this rapidly transforming technology world, it would not be logical for any programming language to survive for so many years. Right?

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What a Web Designer Should Include in Their Online Portfolio

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on May 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Web development is one of those careers where portfolios prove to be more helpful than a standard resume. Having a place where employers can view your work and personalized style can help them determine if you’re a good fit. A portfolio can be created from scratch or, if you’re pressed for time, you can consider using portfolio websites, templates or themes. One of the ways that employers can discover you or learn more about you is through your portfolio. So taking the time necessary to perfect it, will better prepare you for a possible job. It’s always better to have a portfolio than not to have one.

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How Job Searching Has Changed in the Digital Age

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on May 23, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Our grandparents were probably able to get jobs simply by walking past a ‘help wanted’ sign or seeing an ad in the classifieds section of their local newspaper. However, the game has changed in the digital age and most people today are looking for jobs online and sending resumes at the click of a button. While this would seem like a Jetsons-type futuristic dream to our grandparents, it also brings up a host of other issues they didn’t have to think about when looking for work.

Below are 6 ways job searching has changed in the information age and the best way to handle those changes:

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Why You Should Pursue a Career in Technology

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Apr 25, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Are you unsure about what career to pursue or are second guessing your current profession? If so, then the answer to your dilemma may have been right in front of you this whole time.

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How To Be Successful In Your Career

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Feb 28, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Students at Touro Graduate School of Technology (GST) received great career related advice this month, at their biannual Career Night. Career Nights at Touro GST are scheduled twice a year, and both students and alumni are invited to attend. During the evenings, guest speakers introduce students to innovative career building best practices. This year Jayne Latz, President of Corporate Speech Solutions, came to discuss the first three steps in her book ‘Communicate Up The Corporate Ladder’. Read on for a recap of Latz’s advice!

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Designing Presentations with PechaKucha: Keeping Your Audience Engaged

Posted by Brittany DiMarco on Feb 21, 2018 2:00:00 PM

We've all sat through boring presentations, fighting to keep our eyes open and pretending to maintain interest, while all we are really thinking about is when it will end. PechaKucha is a presentation style which seeks to resolve that. This technique involves detailed design guidelines, and allows up to twenty slides to be shown for a maximum of twenty seconds each, keeping presentations concise, fast paced and interesting. It allows speakers to convey their main ideas in just 6 minutes and 40 seconds.

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