Learn Excel Online and Step up to New Responsibilities

Posted by Eric Sokolowski  /  June 14, 2017  /  Employee Training, Team Leaders   —   1 Comments ↓

Do you and your team find yourselves with newly-assigned duties that call for more expertise in Excel than you’re used to?

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How One Team Used Remote Training to Solve a Problem

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  May 4, 2017  /  Team Leaders, Employee Training, Live Remote Training   —   No Comments ↓

We just hosted a remote training session for a team in New Jersey from our home base in Vermont and WOW! It went great.

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12 Reasons to Get Your Software Training Online

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  April 28, 2017  /  Employee Training, Human Resources Management   —   No Comments ↓

When it comes to software training, our first instinct is often to set up in-person instruction. Doing so allows for immediate feedback, quick access to answers when questions arise, and a personal touch.

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How to Sell Your Managers on Software Productivity Training

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  April 10, 2017  /  Productivity, Employee Training, Human Resources Management   —   No Comments ↓

What good is it to have the latest software updates if they are not being used productively? Considering how much your company spends on software expenses, investing just a fraction of that into targeted training will give your organization a serious competitive edge.

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Is Your Team Resisting? Office 365 SharePoint Training Is the Answer

Posted by Eric Sokolowski  /  March 29, 2017  /  Office 365, Employee Training, Team Leaders   —   No Comments ↓

There’s bound to be resistance to fully embracing SharePoint. Perhaps because your team members may not know enough about how it works.

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Tips for Using Office 365 Training Videos to Your Best Advantage

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  January 20, 2017  /  Office 365, Employee Training, Team Leaders   —   No Comments ↓

As your organization transitions to Office 365, you’re probably on the lookout for training solutions to help familiarize employees with the new platform – and keep costs low.

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How to Incorporate Strategic Training

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  January 16, 2017  /  Employee Training, Human Resources Management   —   No Comments ↓

Typically, when you sit down to develop a training plan, you focus entirely on learner outcomes. Those goals become benchmarks for measuring the training’s success.

Strategic training widens the scope to include short and long term goals desired by the organization as well. This post will show you how to organize your own strategic training plan: one that incorporates input from all staff levels, benefits the organization as a whole, and increases your value as a strategic contributor.

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Advanced Microsoft Excel Training That Fits Your Busy Schedule

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  January 4, 2017  /  Excel, Employee Training   —   1 Comments ↓

Microsoft estimates that 5 - 10% of users are using more complex features of Excel to create business insights. Some experts have shown that these “super users” are earning more than their colleagues.

So if you like problem solving, data analysis, and the idea of boosting your earning power, maybe it's time to become an Excel power user.

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Is Office 365 Online Training Right for My Team?

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  December 29, 2016  /  Office 365, Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

There comes a time when you realize that your team needs Office 365 training. But what's the right training approach for your team?

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Top 8 Training Resources for Small Businesses

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  December 13, 2016  /  Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

You don’t have to feel limited by a modest training budget. Many managers face a similar scenario when searching for effective employee education and development tools.

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Did You Know That Excel Has a Built-In Training Log Template?

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  December 7, 2016  /  Excel, templates, Employee Training   —   13 Comments ↓

A learning management system (LMS) is a luxury not every organization can afford. Yet maintaining accurate employee training logs is invaluable to your team's growth and development plans.

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How to Adjust Your Management and Training for Introverts

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  November 7, 2016  /  Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

It’s estimated that 30-50% of working professionals are introverts. You probably have some on your team. Full disclosure: I'm an introvert, myself.

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Training as a Strategy for Improving Employee Retention?

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  October 31, 2016  /  Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

Maybe you’ve seen articles about employee retention discussing perks, employee recognition, wellness programs and more. Where does a good training strategy fit into the picture of overall employee retention?

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What Is Training and Development and How to Be Great at It

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  October 19, 2016  /  Employee Training   —   1 Comments ↓

Managers pull double duty. Not only are you responsible for your team’s output, but you lead its growth as well. Some freshly promoted managers may be unfamiliar with the fundamentals of employee training and development. After all, you probably didn’t get your degree in andragogy (more on that in a bit).

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Simple Excel Formulas That Everyone Should Learn

Posted by David Thibault  /  October 11, 2016  /  Excel, Employee Training   —   2 Comments ↓

Maybe your company is like ours, and you use Excel to help keep track of many things. Pretty much every department and every employee has to use Excel at least a little bit.

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