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

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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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 […]

Categories: MS Office Training Working From Home

It Has Never Been Easier to Book Online Training!

Ta-da! We have big news to share. We’re thrilled to announce that there are some major updates to save you time and energy when you upgrade your skills with JN Software.  We have updated our website and the registering process for online public classes to simplify the selection and ordering process for you. What can […]

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Working from Home – Part 6: COVID-19 Isn’t the Only Virus You Need to be Concerned About While You Work from Home

We’ve all become very aware of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in recent months. However, when a new threat comes along, we sometimes forget about the old ones. Computer hackers have more time on their hands at home. They don’t take breaks and neither do the viruses they create. When we worked from the office, we probably […]

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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 […]

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Working From Home: Part 3 – Learning and Self-Development from Home

We have previously covered how to work from home (even when your kids are home)! Now let’s look at working on your learning and development from home. Many people are not natural students and the added component of completing training at home may make it seem that much more unattractive. This article will go into WHY you should take training from […]

Categories: COVID-19 Working From Home