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, […]
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Current HR Trends and How Training Plays a Role
The past two or three years have been challenging to say the least. HR has been leading and helping throughout that difficult period. But things haven’t stopped changing yet. We believe there are lots of ways that the correct, focused training can address those challenges already met and those yet to come. Let’s address three […]
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 […]
Our Past. Our Present. Our Future. Together.
Our Past We started as a small single-person company in Toronto back in 2002. A small company in a big city with a big heart. Joy Neuhold, fresh out of business school, had a dream: use her consulting and software skills, her love for software, and her love for people, to help others develop confidence […]
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 […]
Reach Your Entire Audience, Not Just Part of It
Here at JN Software and CompuEase, we want to help you reach your entire audience. That is why we are pleased to announce that we have created a two-day class dedicated to creating accessible documentation. It will discuss printed and digital requirements for public documentation and review the methods and features within Microsoft Word, Excel […]
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 […]
Business Writing that Actually Works
Effective communication is an essential skill in business. Few people have a problem with this when face to face with a boss, colleague, or client. However, making the transition to writing can be far more challenging. When speaking with someone in person, there are a number of extra cues used to convey information, including tone, […]