14 Tips to Help You Get Noticed at Your Next Career or Internship Fair

This week, I had the opportunity to attend my first career fair representing Optimum7. During the fair, I learned a great deal about how students, job seekers, and other employers present themselves. Because of this experience, I’ve decided to use this week’s article to help others understand what they should and should not do at the next internship/employment fair they attend.

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Freightquote API Shipping Integration for Real Time Freight Quotes of Heavy Items

Freightquote_logoUsing Volusion for your ecommerce store provides many benefits to you and your customers that strengthen the overall shopping experience on your site. From free templates to integrated one-page checkout, Volusion would seem to have it all. However, when it comes to shipping companies, you find that your options are limited.

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Learning To Handle Stress As A Designer

As a web designer, I find myself in a constant state of catch-up. I have to stay up to date on the latest technology, techniques, and trends – all while staying on top of my client work. After speaking with others in the same industry, I’ve found that this feeling isn’t exactly a rarity. On the contrary, I’ve discovered most designers feel overwhelmed by the amount of work they have and the pace of the technology industry. So, in an attempt to alleviate some of the stress we designers deal with on a daily basis, I’ve compiled a list of tactics to get you through your next busy week.

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The Importance of Being Proactive with Design Clients

In all honesty, working with clients can be one of the most rewarding aspects of my job. There is nothing better than delivering an excellent site, and watching the stats go up because of improved usability, design, speed, or responsiveness. Unfortunately, clients can also be the most challenging aspect of my job. I’ve written extensively about designer-client relationships in the past, and discussed how to nurture certain client personalities (like the indifferent client) and why it is so important to include clients in the design process.

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How to Create a PDF from HTML and URLs: SOAP PHP Web Service PDF Converter

Creating a .pdf file from HTML can be difficult and time consuming. There aren’t many reliable resources that can teach you how. However, your struggles are over now that programmers at Optimum7 have recently created a web service called the PDFCreator. The PDFCreator is a SOAP PHP Web Service that allows you to create a .pdf from HTML or a URL, which means automatic and recurring updates in .pdf format if and when you need them.

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