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I have over 26 years of experience in hiring and helping individuals get prepared to face a new employer. This includes a mock interview, a review of the individual's resume, an analysis of the job type and matching key words of a job ad to a job search.
My philosophy is to prepare the individual in securing a confidence level prior to any job interviews, job fairs, or phone screenings. I offer a practical approach in searching and succeeding in search for a new job. I will be your career coach and will walk with you in your journey of locating you a job you want to locate. I also can point you to resources that can help in learning new skills.
I have been involved with Computer Programming since 1985. I started as a programmer analyst for the Quaker Oats company and then for the Kraft Foods company. In these roles, I had to review a program in several different programming languages (COBOL, SQL, Visual Basic, HTML) and had to make the necessary changes for production support purposes. In addition, I then moved on to become a senior business analyst that worked with a team of programmers to translate for them the business requirements from laymen's terms to technical requirements.
I also enjoy teaching and tutoring very much. To teach these students at this age would be a very fun and exciting challenge for me.
I am a qualified Computer Scientist because of my 29 years in the Application Development area in my career. In addition, I have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Loyola University, Chicago, IL.
In addition, I have a passion about teaching students with real world examples that allows the theory in computer science subjects to come alive with practical and pragmatic advice on handling issues.
I have experience and passion for teaching this subject.
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I have been using Dreamweaver since its inception when it belong to MacroMedia. In using Dreamweaver, I have been able to set up and design web sites with great confidence and ease. It does have a learning curve in understanding the tool, however, it's worth the effort of learning it.
Dreamweaver combines the design and technical aspects for those webmasters that want to learn the HTML equivalent or for those that simply want to design and see their efforts visually. When Adobe purchased the complete MacroMedia tool set, Dreamweaver became more standard as a Web Design tool adhering to the Industry standard. Now with Adobe's complete set of tools, Dreamweaver integrates well with Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, and stands as the tool of choice for most Web Designers.
If you are interested in putting together a lesson plan to getting you up to speed with Dreamweaver, please set your self up with WyzAnt and get in touch with me.
My Information Services experiences spans 26 years going all the way back to the creation of the Personal Computer through today's quad core processing. In addition, I can provide a history of the computer and how it has evolved over the years. I have provided training in understanding the inner workings of the computer to showing how a programming language can create automated processes lessening the need for manual processes.
In understanding the computer, the student would gain an appreciation of whether or not they would like to continue studying in different areas of computer science or to take a more specific study area such as web design, web programming, database development, java, or .net technologies.
I have been certified by Microsoft Access and have been working and developing solutions using MS Access 2010 on multiple projects.
As a MS Outlook user for the last 20 years, I feel that my practical knowledge and hands on experience in setting several Exchange servers would be an optimal knowledge base used for tutoring.
The knowledge that I can bring to the novice is the basic level of training in reviewing and working with MS Outlook and in the many tasks that can help someone optimize their time and provide vital scheduling information.
Working with a student and having them learn MS Outlook by doing would be the route I would take and provide them some insights from my work's experience.
I have been involved in the Information Technology industry for the last 29 years. In those years, I have started as a programmer analyst and gone up the ranks to CIO. During that time period, I became PHP certified and have been working with MS Project since 1999 and have been certified by Microsoft as a MS Project instructor.
I have worked with the suite of Microsoft Product since 1985. Specifically with MS Publisher, I have worked with clients who needed to get content up and running quickly on a web site. While MS Publisher is not the tool of choice for me personally it does provide a great way for a beginner to manage content in a structured manner and provide the way web pages are versioned accordingly.
Teaching MS Publisher to any students begins with learning how to structure the content and then taking advantage of the tool to order such content. This is a fun tool to get someone to learn the workings of the WEB.
I have been involved in the Information Technology industry for the last 29 years. In the last 6 years, I have worked directly with Oracle in implementing the EBusiness Suites of Applications such as General Ledger and Accounts Payable. My experience is with the Applications as well as with the Database engine. The versions of the Oracle Application is 12.1.3 and the database is 11rg2. I am a current Oracle Application Database Administrator as well as Database designer using SQL Pro as my front end environment.
I ran my company using QuickBooks for over 10 years. QuickBooks provides a very good user interface to setting up your accounts payable and receivable. In working with QuickBooks, a user needs to understand how things are mapped up and QB delivers this. Showing a user how to navigate with QB is half the battle. Approaching a student and showing them how to work in setting up QB is probably the most time consuming. Once this is done, focus should shift to the reporting aspect and understanding the base reports that come with QB along with how one can setup their own ad-hoc reports.