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 […]

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Improve Your Organization with Microsoft Teams: The Six Best Features to Start Using Now

We may be socially distanced from one another at the moment, but we can still work closely as a team and as an organization. Microsoft Teams is the ideal tool for keeping us working closely together despite not being physically together. What are some of its most helpful features, and how can you use them? […]

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Training and Meeting in a Virtual World

When was the last time you were part of a business meeting in an actual room with a dozen or more people? Do you remember that buzz of energy? The interactions and the banter? So many things have changed in the world since the early part of 2020. The global pandemic has kept us at […]

Categories: COVID-19 Soft Skills Training Working From Home

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 […]

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How To Prepare For Your Upcoming Training Session: Training Organizer Edition 

When you think of software training, there’s a good chance you mainly consider the roles of the student and the trainer. But there are lots of moving parts when it comes to putting together a successful training session. This month let’s look at the more behind-the-scenes role played by the training organizer. The training organizer […]

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One Program, One Course

Microsoft has many versions and it can be hard to keep up. 2013? 2016? 2019? 365? The variety of versions can become an obstacle when booking training for your team, especially if staff is using different versions.   We want to make things simple for you: going forward, all of our leveled courses will include […]

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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 […]

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It’s Time to Get Back on Track – Private Software Training in 2021

It is probably fair to say that 2020 was a year many of us will never forget. It put our day-to-day lives on hold. We found new ways to work, stay fit, visit our friends and family, and more. As many organizations worked on organizing their teams into a new way of working, something that […]

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Creating Accessible Documents: FREE Accessibility Ribbons

What does accessibility mean? When something is accessible, it means that it can be operated by literally anyone.  Some experiences work well for some people but other experiences create issues that range from simple annoyances to impossibilities. Accessibility then refers to the experience of users who might be outside the narrow range of the “typical” […]

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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 […]

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Power Business Intelligence – What is Power BI and How Can Training Benefit Different Users?

Business decisions are not made without careful thought and deliberation.  Often, we look to our data to help us understand our business needs, future projections, and other key pieces of information.  However, understanding and analyzing data can be difficult if your data is disorganized.  It is much easier to communicate and share your data when […]

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