The Stress of Meeting CE Requirements

Posted by Vaughn Pourchot on 11/14/19, 9:00 AM

I remember my first run-in with the beast known as continuing education requirements. It still feels like yesterday, albeit the experience lasted several years. I wasn’t too far into my career before I realized that, if I was going to compete in the job market, I was going to need something to help set me apart from my peers. 

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Topics: continuing education

Anxiety in the Workplace

Posted by Caitlyn Norwood on 11/11/19, 3:30 PM

At one point or another in your career, you will more than likely face some type of anxiety in your life. The stressors that cause this anxiety won’t always be work-related. It can be chronic, can stem from issues at home, finances, and sickness. The list goes on and on, but no matter the cause, anxiety can affect your work, relationships with coworkers, and your overall view of your job.

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Topics: Uncategorized

Top 5 Benefits of Continuing Education

Posted by Vaughn Pourchot on 11/7/19, 9:00 AM

As a professional in any field, maintaining and enhancing your knowledge and skills are both benefits of continuing education. Of the countless gains, here are what VTR believes are the top five:

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Topics: continuing education, education, learning

Top 3 Options for Earning CE

Posted by Vaughn Pourchot on 10/31/19, 9:00 AM

These days, there are many ways out there to obtain continuing education credits. Obviously, some are good and others are not so good. Let’s go over the options that are predominantly available to you and see how we can work them into your daily schedule:

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Topics: continuing education

5 Slack Integrations to Elevate Your HR Team

Posted by Bryana Wall on 8/14/19, 12:03 PM

How would you like to be the hero of your office? Well, pull up a chair. Technology is such a vital part of the modern HR department. Larger companies often have custom designed solutions for a lot of their processes, but smaller and medium-sized companies have to work a little harder to automate processes and work efficiently.

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Topics: HR

How VTR is Empowering All People to do Good Business

Posted by Haley Likens on 8/5/19, 11:59 AM

VTR is proud to announce that all our courses and their content are now free!

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E-Marketing: Paid Search

Posted by Vaughn Pourchot on 7/2/19, 1:02 PM

Is E-Marketing Necessary?

The short answer is...Absolutely. The real beauty of online marketing lies in the precision targeting of your key demographics. Alternative marketing mediums such as television, radio, and print are largely inefficient relative to

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Topics: marketing, online marketing

E-Marketing: Clicks vs. Close

Posted by Vaughn Pourchot on 6/18/19, 10:00 AM

Most companies don’t have to venture very far into the e-commerce world before they come face-to-face with data overload. It’s a slow progression deeper and deeper into rabbit holes of data. For every question you manage to answer, you create ten more in the process. With so many pieces of data to gather, where do you even begin? This is where marketing metrics come in. If you are new to the game, a good place to start is looking at your overall business goals, and breaking them down into manageable metrics.

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Topics: marketing, online education, online marketing

34 Online Marketing Terms You Need to Know

Posted by Vaughn Pourchot on 6/4/19, 9:00 AM
  1. ABOVE THE FOLD – This is the most important part of every webpage because it is the part of the page you see immediately when it is loaded without having to scroll down or over. The content visible will vary depending on the device and screen size being used to view the page (i.e. mobile, tablet, desktop monitor) so always make sure to test new landing pages for all potential scenarios.
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Topics: marketing, online marketing

661,026 People Migrated Away from California in 2017

Posted by Vaughn Pourchot on 5/21/19, 10:00 AM

We don’t talk about state-to-state migration enough and the catalysts that provoke it. The paradigm states must adhere to is remarkably complex but therein lies the beauty. Every state is its own business when you think about it. Their primary objective is to attract people to move there because the more people you have, the more business development you can expect and thus the more growth your economy can enjoy. The ongoing and never-ending competition between states is fascinating. Just because your state has beautiful mountains or ocean views doesn’t mean people are just going to flock there. Most people would love to live in a beautiful place, but our survival is paramount which means beautiful views doesn’t translate to food on the table. Let’s explore some of the caveats to grooming a successful state-based economy.

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Topics: Business, change, economics

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