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Saffron's tips for using Linkedin to find a job

In this short video, from the Employability and Careers Centre, Saffron gives our students her top tips on using Linkedin for job searching and networking. T...
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Benefits Of Educational Video Games For Kids

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Benefits Of Educational Video Games For Kids
There are a wide variety of video gaming consoles and platforms available today. A lot of these games can be played on a computer even if you might not have a dedicated console. Read the following article to learn ways you can make your video gaming hobby something spectacular.

For PC gamers, it is important to find out if a game will run on your system. There are various websites that can determine if your computer's specifications can meet the needs of the game. After downloading, you'll determine if your personal computer can handle the game. Unless you want to download anything, keep in mind that things can always be deleted after the key material is gained.

When playing video games online, be cautious. There is sometimes a monthly charge for accessing online gaming. If your kids want to join a site that many of their friends are using, make sure that you take a look at it first. Make note of whether or not there is any money involved, and if there is, figure out whether the game justifies the cost.

Most games have a parental control setting in the menu that you can change. Perhaps the game is able to be played over the Internet. If so, limit how much access your kids have to the web. You may also need to look at their friend requests and give them a time limit on how much they play.

Take breaks when playing video games. It's easy to get addicted to gaming, and this is simply not healthy. After all, gaming should really be fun and refreshing, not a health hazard. If it feels like an addiction, then you should discuss it with a doctor.

Be careful about overwriting previous game saves with new data. Every now and then, save it in another one. For some games, especially JRPGs with branching routes, you might want to go back to a key reason for the game and make a different decision. You can't do this if you only saved your game in one spot every time you save.

No matter what device you use, you can enjoy online gaming. The recommendations presented here will guarantee you get the most from your game time!


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Video Games are becoming more popular within the younger generation,  does this cause psychological good or harm?

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How social media fully contribute to your employability - with Davy Vandevinne

In this Career BOOST!-call online reputation architect and social media expert Davy Vandevinne (Outsource Communications) shares must do's, definite don'ts a...
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Benefits Of Educational Video Games For Kids

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Benefits Of Educational Video Games For Kids
There are a wide variety of video gaming consoles and platforms available today. A lot of these games can be played on a computer even if you might not have a dedicated console. Read the following article to learn ways you can make your video gaming hobby something spectacular.

For PC gamers, it is important to find out if a game will run on your system. There are various websites that can determine if your computer's specifications can meet the needs of the game. After downloading, you'll determine if your personal computer can handle the game. Unless you want to download anything, keep in mind that things can always be deleted after the key material is gained.

When playing video games online, be cautious. There is sometimes a monthly charge for accessing online gaming. If your kids want to join a site that many of their friends are using, make sure that you take a look at it first. Make note of whether or not there is any money involved, and if there is, figure out whether the game justifies the cost.

Most games have a parental control setting in the menu that you can change. Perhaps the game is able to be played over the Internet. If so, limit how much access your kids have to the web. You may also need to look at their friend requests and give them a time limit on how much they play.

Take breaks when playing video games. It's easy to get addicted to gaming, and this is simply not healthy. After all, gaming should really be fun and refreshing, not a health hazard. If it feels like an addiction, then you should discuss it with a doctor.

Be careful about overwriting previous game saves with new data. Every now and then, save it in another one. For some games, especially JRPGs with branching routes, you might want to go back to a key reason for the game and make a different decision. You can't do this if you only saved your game in one spot every time you save.

No matter what device you use, you can enjoy online gaming. The recommendations presented here will guarantee you get the most from your game time!


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Video Games are becoming more popular within the younger generation,  does this cause psychological good or harm?