Understanding Color Output From Web to Print

Post contributed by Jacqueline McClellan, Graphic Designer at 4CDesignWorks


As a designer, I hear about one particular problem a lot.  A client loves the logo we created for them, and thinks it looks great on their website!  Then they go to print their logo and ask: “Why does my logo color look completely different when we print it on our office inkjet printer?” This question illustrates a real challenge color presents to designers, clients and all vendors in between, and warrants an explanation.


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Preparing for the Interview: Tips from a Recent Grad

Post contributed by Chad Moyer, Developer at 4CTechnologies

Congratulations!  You got an interview.  Perhaps the hardest part of the job search in today’s economy is simply standing out enough from the pack of resumes to earn a coveted spot in the interview line up.  But it’s not smooth sailing yet!  Here’s a crash course to preparing for an interview to obtain a career in Software Engineering (like with 4CTechnologies!)

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Five Simple Steps to Successful Tradeshow Management

Contributed by 4CTechnologies Director of Strategic Planning, Kathy Olek

Have you ever wanted to showcase your product or service at a tradeshow, but weren’t sure exactly where to start or if it would even be worth the time or money? Participating in a tradeshow may seem like a great idea, but can result in a negative experience for your company, if not properly planned. There are a few important steps to take to ensure your tradeshow is a BIG success:



Landing the Job: Tips From a Recent Grad


Getting a job is hard!  Scouring work advertisements, sending out resumes, writing cover letters, –trust me, there’s a lot to do.   And as a recent graduate, I have some tips & tricks for young professionals that I’m looking forward to sharing with you on the 4CTechnologies blog!

I’m a recent graduate from IUP with a bachelor’s in MIS, and currently attending Penn State to earn my Master’s in Software Engineering.  I am an IBM Certified Application Developer here at 4CTechnologies in Pittsburgh.

The theme of today’s post is building relationships. As many of you know, one of the best ways to gain opportunities within a company is to know someone within the organization already. According to John Bennett, director of the Master of Science at the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte, “Research tells us that between 60-80% of jobs are found through personal relationships.”



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