Due to Google's ad-revenue model, access to the search giant has always been free - and lately, it's been offering far more than just search options. Google has brought to the table brand new, up and coming digital tools and educational options for businesses of all sizes, educators, startups, Access to information via Google has always been free, thanks to its ad-revenue based model. But lately, it's been sharing a wealth of knowledge beyond Search, offering digital tools and learning opportunities to teachers, small businesses, startups, aspiring coders and more.
Most recently they have announced a partnership with the online education platform Udacity, which offers free online career development courses for job seekers at any point in their career journey. Together, the two companies have also launched the trial course “Networking for Career Success," and Udacity gave scholarships through the Grow With Google program.
"From our industry partners we’ve heard time and again that mastering career-centric 'soft' skills is a critical part of becoming fully job-ready," writes Kathleen Mullaney, VP of careers at Udacity, in a blog post announcing the news. "It is these strategies and techniques that often differentiate one job candidate from another when it comes to determining who ultimately gets hired."
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