Las Vegas – Tech Impact’s ITWorks program has received a $50,000 grant from the MGM Resorts Foundation to further the organization’s goal of providing underemployed and unemployed young adults with the skills and experience they need to launch careers in technology. This generous grant will support the ITWorks program in the Las Vegas community. In 2016, ITWorks Las Vegas graduated 25 students, and the program will serve up to 36 students this year. ITWorks is free of charge for students because of funders like MGM Resorts Foundation.
LinkedIn for Nonprofits helps you find the employees, donors, board members, and volunteers you need to make an impact. Below is a how to guide on building your page, growing your network, finding groups, and increasing fundraising.
The ITWorks Philadelphia Spring 2017 session starts today! Meet one of our new students, Mara Thach. Mara found ITWorks through a friend who successfully completed the program, and looks forward to learning the skills and gaining the experience necessary to start a career in information technology. Read on to learn more about Mara and what he hopes to accomplish during his internship and after graduation from ITWorks.
For most nonprofits, the availability of excess financial resources are scarce. On the surface, it may seem like an afterthought that investing in technology is the best way to allocate resources. Especially when using that using that money could go to directly serving your mission. But transitioning to the cloud allows your team to become more flexible, efficient, and collaborative. Did we also mention that we ensure that nonprofits receive every software and product discount available. Remember that opportunity loss is a cost of not implementing technology as well. Successfully integrating into the cloud, saves time and service maintenance too, and has been shown to reduce costs by up to 50%. Below are things to keep in mind when transitioning to the cloud.
New updates to Editor, security and compliance capabilities, and Quickstarter highlight February's updates to Microsoft's Office 365. Below is everything your nonprofit needs to know to take advantage of these new features.
Gretchen Djukanovich (Director, Customer Contact), Angelica Silveyra (Manager, Customer Contact), and Chris Higgins (Director, Talent Acquisition), recently partnered with Tech Impact to provide students in their training program with resume and cover letter writing tips, as well as a tour of NV Energy’s Contact Center. They have a history of helping others in the community by volunteering their time with various nonprofit organizations. CXWorks is a Tech Impact workforce development program that offers free career training to master the customer experience. Students immerse themselves in the skills and knowledge required to be a customer service professional and graduate ready for call center positions.
Apps connected to your Google account are sites and applications in which you have granted permission to access your Google Account. There are several different levels of access you can grant, from viewing basic profile information to having full access to your account. With the rise of cyber security attacks, within a matter of moments all of your sensitive information and even your career could be in jeopardy.
Mark Prater, a student in the ITWorks Las Vegas Spring 2017 class, will be starting his 16-week session today with the rest of his Las Vegas classmates. Mark is a transplant from Memphis, Tennessee, and has been working in retail since he moved a year and a half ago. Enticed by the opportunity of free training to gain the skills and experience necessary to start a stable career, Mark applied for ITWorks. He looks forward to the hands-on classroom activities and ultimately, the success that comes with being an ITWorks graduate. Read on to learn more about Mark’s career goals and what he hopes will come of his time in the program.
Best Friends Animal Society is a national animal welfare organization dedicated exclusively to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. Since its founding in 1984, Best Friends has helped reduce the number of animals killed in American shelters from 17 million per year to an estimated 4 million. Best Friends Animal Society was able to create a Facebook marketing campaign and raise $13,000 during their test period.