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IT Insights Blog — TestOut

Help Wanted

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Sea adventure awaits.

Somewhat frequently in this space, we share details about some of the fun things that happen during the course of a normal year at TestOut (and TestOut Continuing Education). For instance, the whole company goes bowling every year. There's the Steak Fry, the Halloween Party (complete with costume contest and festive office decorations), and the annual three-part Run Bike Hike fitness festivities. We like to have fun and get to know each other better.

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TestOut Students Shine at SkillsUSA

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It's the red jackets.

Here in the United States, where TestOut Continuing Education is headquartered, public schools — mostly high schools — tend to lump computer skills classes in with everything else that falls under the label "career and technical education," or CTE. In 2018, computer skills are of central importance to learning in most subjects, so it seems a little behind the times to think of knowing stuff about computers as having application only in the CTE bailiwick.

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To Infinity ... and Beyond!

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Tux in Space

Depending on who you ask, it's either 50 miles or 100 kilometers (about 62 miles) straight up from the surface of Mother Earth to "space." The discrepancy is accounted for by a variation in measurement between the United States and the rest of the world. You might ask the students of Clint Thomsen, a CTE instructor for Tooele County School District in Utah. The kids have firsthand ...

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Trust the Trail Guide

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San Rafael Reef at the eastern edge of the San Rafael Swell

Here in lovely Utah, where TestOut Continuing Education is located, we have an abundance of natural splendor. Utah is of course world famous for the high desert landscapes and sculpted sandstone canyons showcased in our five national parks. We also have spectacular mountain ranges, however, picturesque rivers and lakes, and even the largest living organism ...

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The Sure Thing

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I'm a winner!

Tonight there will be a new lottery winner. No, it's not going to be a fry cook from Hackensack, or a plumber from Poughkeepsie. This lottery winner won't be clutching a ticket stub and breathlessly following along as a guy in a suit with a microphone reads off winning numbers displayed on a Wheel of Fortune-style flipboard by a lady in a cocktail dress. (Do they still do it like that on TV?)

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