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Video Conference Calls: Top Ten Tips for Remote Workers

Video Conference Calls: Top Ten Tips for Remote Workers

How many video conferencing calls do you have today? With more people working from home the use of virtual meeting platforms has skyrocketed. If you’re new to video conferencing, you may be uncomfortable at first. No worries. These ten tips will provide some guidance, and some confidence, to turn you into a virtual meeting pro.

Working From Home: Advice from Our Staff

Working From Home: Advice from Our Staff

It's likely that you're working from home at the moment, and if you're not, you soon may be. It is a tough transition to make for many, but applying the right mindset, along with some self-discipline, will turn you into a successful remote worker.

The Benefits of Online Courses

The Benefits of Online Courses

Although online courses have some limitations, there are several advantages of online learning that can help to explain why it may be the ideal learning method for you.

In this post, we will discuss what online learning (aka eLearning) is, the key benefits of online learning, as well as a clear explanation of Online LIVE (OLL) from New Horizons. Also, to be fair, we will even address the major disadvantages of online courses.

The Perceived Disadvantages of Online Courses

The Perceived Disadvantages of Online Courses

Online classes are available for many different facets of training programs. Many schools utilize these online courses to help get more students into the (virtual) classroom. However, some of our customers prefer the more traditional, instructor-led training approach.

UPDATED: MCSA, MCSD, & MCSE Certification Retirement Announcement

UPDATED: MCSA, MCSD, & MCSE Certification Retirement Announcement

To further consolidate their certification portfolio around role-based credentials, Microsoft has announced the retirement of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Solutions Developer (MCSD), and Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications. The retirement date for the MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE is January 31, 2021.

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2019

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2019

2019 has come and gone and it was another great year at New Horizons. In 2019 we delivered over 12,490 classes to students in all formats, including: Private Group Training, Instructor Led Training (ILT), and Online LIVE classes (OLL).

Five Things to Know About Data Science

Five Things to Know About Data Science

Data science has evolved from a traditional analysis-based industry into an intricate field filled with different complexities. Businesses are demanding data scientists more than ever to help them understand their growing databases and uncover useful intelligence.

Which Azure Role-Based Certification is Right for You?

Which Azure Role-Based Certification is Right for You? 

Microsoft's role-based certification model alters the certification landscape dramatically by moving the focus from the product to the actual tasks that IT professionals perform. Microsoft sees the role-based certification model as a better way to keep pace with today’s business requirements and a better way to strengthen your IT career. Microsoft also identified levels of expertise to further align the role-based certifications: Fundamental, Associate, and Expert. Let’s talk about what’s new and what the new certifications look like.

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from New Horizons

New Horizons wishes you and your family a wonderful holiday season! We're truly grateful for your business and look forward to helping you achieve your goals in 2020. Please take a moment and view our holiday card below. 

Transitioning to the Internet of Things (IoT) - Are You Ready?

Transitioning to the Internet of Things (IoT) - Are You Ready?

According to CertNexus, the leading Internet of Things (IoT) certification provider, 82 percent of organizations plan to adopt some form of the IoT within the next two years. But 47% of those same businesses don’t have the skills needed to truly benefit from IoT deployment.

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