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How to Manage Meetings in Microsoft Teams

Midway through 2018 Microsoft made the decision to offer a free version of Teams to take on their competitor Slack. That decision has led to a huge increase in adoption. So much so that Microsoft named Teams their ‘fastest growing business app ever. Not bad.

Microsoft Teams is a chat-centered workspace in Office 365 that helps team members achieve more together. Aside from chats, Teams also supports video calls and meetings to enable teams to meet live, whether on-demand, or scheduled. This is a quick tutorial on how you can easily manage your meetings in Microsoft Teams.

How to Manage Long Documents in Microsoft Word

When writing long documents in Microsoft Word it may be necessary to include a cover page or a table of contents. You may also want to include a manual page break at certain points in your document. This entry in our Productivity Series will show you how to manage long documents more effectively.

Nine High-Growth Careers That Value Military Skills

 If you’ve had a difficult time transitioning from active duty to the civilian workforce, you’re not alone. It often seems that military skills don't easily translate to a civilian résumé, and it can be tricky to demonstrate to employers how your military skills can add value to their workplace. However, in the current job climate, you can find many high-growth career opportunities where that’s not a problem. From cybersecurity to compliance managers, here are nine in-demand jobs where your military skills are valued. Read on to find out how to qualify for each.

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2018

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2018

2018 is nearly in the rearview mirror and it has been another great year at New Horizons. In 2018 we delivered over 12,000 classes to students in all formats, including: Private Group Training, Instructor Led Training (ILT), and Online LIVE classes (OLL).

New Horizons Selected as a Training Industry Top 20 Training Company for 2018

For the 11th year in a row New Horizons Computer Learning Centers has been named a Top 20 IT Training Company by TrainingIndustry.com. Training Industry is the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders. They prepare the Training Industry Top 20 and Training Industry Watch List reports on critical sectors of the training marketplace to better inform professionals about the best and most innovative providers of training services and technologies. New Horizons is proud to once again be recognized as a Top 20 IT Training Company by Training Industry.

Veteran Success Story: Shane Berry

Shane Berry is a member of the Michigan Army National Guard 25Q and a recent student with New Horizons. Shane had a passion for technology before joining the military and that passion continued while he served, working as a Communications MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) in the Army. New Horizons was recommended by another soldier in Shane’s unit. Shane soon reached out to investigate his options.

Transitioning to ITIL 4

ITIL 4, the latest version of the world’s most popular ITSM framework, is scheduled to be released in Q1 of 2019. The ITIL 4 Foundation exam will be available on February 28th, 2019. The new ITIL update will focus on integrating ITIL guidance with best practices from the worlds of DevOps, Agile, and Lean. ITIL 4 is being developed by a team of more than 150 industry experts, contributors and writers, along with a new ITIL Development Group consisting of more than 2000 members representing many of the largest organizations in the world.

How to Manage Junk Mail in Outlook 2016

It’s another day at the office and you’re still receiving email ads from a company that you’ve unsubscribed to numerous times. It’s time to add their address to the Blocked Senders List so Outlook can divert the incoming emails to your Junk Email folder. You also noticed that you’re not receiving emails from a business associate and you want to add the email to the Safe Senders List.

Employee Spotlight: Martin Del Rio, Veteran Career Specialist

Martin Del Rio is a new Veteran Career Specialist with New Horizons. Martin is a proud veteran himself who recently served as the Chicagoland and Indiana State Army Wounded Warrior Advocate with the Armed Forces Services Corporation in partnership with the Department of Defense from 2015 to 2018.

Introduction to Microsoft Azure Role-Based Certifications

Introduction to Microsoft Azure Role-Based Certifications

This past September at their Ignite conference, Microsoft announced their new role-based certifications for Azure. This new model alters the Microsoft 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. Let’s talk about what’s new and what the new certifications look like.

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