Someone once said, “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Some people credit the quote to Mark Twain, others to Agatha Christie, and still others to an American businesswoman named Sally Berger. Whoever said it first, the quote is packed full of meaning. It is natural that each of us wants to get ahead, […]
Tag Archives: Microsoft 365
Top 10 Outlook Tips and Productivity Hacks
When was the last time you received an email? Sounds like a silly question, doesn’t it? We get them all the time. Many of us may receive dozens or even hundreds of emails a day. This trend is continuing to grow. You might think that with the advent of social media, team communication like Microsoft […]
Excel: Learn Far More Than the Basics
Almost every professional office role involves Excel in some capacity. And that’s not surprising, because Excel contains around 500 different functions. The first Excel for Mac was released in 1985, and the first Windows version came out in November 1987. Since then, it’s grown to phenomenal heights. Here at The Great Canadian Training & Consulting […]
Do You Realize the Full Potential of Your Microsoft 365 Subscription?
Gone are the days when you bought your Microsoft Windows and Office programs and then installed them out of a box. Like many other software giants, Microsoft has been moving towards a subscription-based system. Although the prices of the various Microsoft 365 subscriptions have stayed pretty much the same over recent years, the value you […]
We’re Making a Switch… to the Microsoft Teams Platform!
Microsoft Teams is a collaborative meeting and screen-sharing platform with capabilities including chat, breakout rooms, video conferencing, and more. Microsoft is continuously adding new and exciting features that engage users. Effective January 1, 2021, our public and private classes will be run on the Microsoft Teams platform. This is a move we decided to make […]
Working from Home: Part 4 – Managers, How Can You Support Your Staff While They Work Remotely?
Adapting to new and difficult situations can be daunting and very challenging. The world’s gone through a lot of changes lately, with surely even more to come. While many employees are adjusting to the challenges of working from home, you as a manager also need to figure out how to support them. Thank you for […]
The Right Tool at the Right Time – Using OneDrive, Teams and SharePoint
“Constantly evolving and sometimes confusing” is the definition of the modern workplace. New tools and apps are coming all the time, and the way we’ve worked in the past can change on short notice, leaving us floundering for the correct solutions. Microsoft 365 offers many solutions and tools, but which one is best for you? […]
COVID-19 Working from Home Resources
Here at CompuEase & The Great Canadian Training & Consulting Company, we want to help you thrive and be productive, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have compiled this list of free and paid resources that you can take advantage of to upgrade your skills and be able to work effectively. Please note that all […]
Announcing Free Monthly Webinars!
We have set a gold standard of training that translates to real workplace improvements. We are proud to announce our latest initiative in providing that same exceptional learning experience with free monthly webinars. Our first five topics will help users better use the Microsoft Suite to increase efficiency, communication and collaboration. These topics demonstrate how […]