Martin College Graphic Design Tools

Graphic design is an exciting and rewarding career path, offering a unique blend of creativity and technical work. If you have a flair for visual communication and design, graphic design could be the right career choice for you. These are just some of the most commonly used, industry standard graphic design software packages to know about; most graphic design roles will require knowledge of some or all of the following…  (more…)

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Considering a career in tourism?

Posted on 10/04/2012 by admin

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If you think variety is the spice of life, then you might be an ideal candidate for a role in the tourism industry. Careers in tourism are extremely diverse and there’s plenty of scope to work towards a tourism career that suits your skills and passions. (more…)

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Thinking of changing career?

Posted on 05/04/2012 by admin

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Do you think it’s important to enjoy your job, or do you view it as just a necessary part of life? People spend so much of their lives at work that it can have a major affect on their general happiness. It’s not uncommon for people who feel unfulfilled in their current job to consider changing career – but many will never take the leap. Is your current career unsatisfying? Are you worried that you’ll be in the same unsatisfying job 20 years from now and regret never taking the plunge? (more…)

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Management Styles

Posted on 04/04/2012 by admin

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Starting out in the workforce can be an exciting and uncertain time. Every company is different, not only on the products or services they offer, but also in the way that they carry out business. A lot is determined by the leadership’s vision of how to run a successful business and the organisational culture in place. These factors also trickle down to the management styles of an organisation’s management team in terms of the way they deal with people and the work that is being carried out. (more…)

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Wondering how to start up a business?

Posted on 29/03/2012 by admin
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Imagine being your own boss, calling all the shots and not having to answer to anyone else. Imagine a world where you are the sole recipient of all the rewards associated to your hard work and effort. This is the romantic vision that makes many people wonder how to start up a business and become masters of their own destinies. (more…)

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IT Systems: What is a System Administrator?

Posted on 27/03/2012 by admin
Martin College Systems Administrator

We live in a highly interconnected world. In only a few short decades, computer systems have revolutionised the way we work, socialise, do business and go about our daily lives.

The complex systems that we rely on need managing. More and more, users have high expectations about the availability of the systems which they use to go about their lives, and this demands structures to be in place to make sure systems are available when we need them. This is the mission of a System Administrator or “SysAdmin” to those in the know: to keep systems up and available and users connected and happy. (more…)

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Do you want to work at an advertising agency?

Posted on 21/03/2012 by admin

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Have you ever thought about what it would be like to work in an advertising agency? Do you have the gift of the gab? Do you have a creative mind? Are you good with people?

An advertising agency has a number of roles that require different skills, but everyone in an advertising agency works toward the same common goals – building a client base, keeping the current clients happy, and producing successful advertising campaigns. (more…)

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What is a Reservation System?

Posted on 19/03/2012 by admin

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Global travel is a complex business. At its backbone, sophisticated systems interface to make it possible for millions of travellers around the globe to walk into their travel agent’s office, or go online and book travel to exotic destinations. Reservation systems make the magic happen. (more…)

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Finding inspiration for graphic design

Posted on 15/03/2012 by admin

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The beauty of graphic design is that the creative possibilities are endless. One of the reasons why many people are so drawn to graphic design is the satisfaction they get from creating something that engages others. There’s the thrill of working on a project when your creative juices are flowing, and seeing your client delighted with the end result.

For many people, the inspiration for graphic design starts at a young age. You might have always been a creative thinker who preferred art and design to more fact-based school subjects such as maths and science. Maybe you love to draw, or are interested in creating eye-catching websites. Maybe you’ve always dreamt of working for your favourite magazine or sporting club, or starting your own business. Whatever the case may be, graphic design comes in many different guises and the opportunities are endless. (more…)

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Study Group Skills

Posted on 13/03/2012 by admin

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Human beings are social creatures. We work best when we are part of a network of people and we feel that we belong – from our family, to our circle of friends, to a group of people undergoing a similar experience, like a course of study. That’s why study groups are so effective. Bringing together people to gain group work skills who are travelling the same path of study makes a lot of sense. Here are some reasons why! (more…)

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