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New Horizons Webinars

Free Webinars from New Horizons Learning Group

Stay On Top of New Technologies & Best Business Practices

New Horizons offers you free, educational webinars to keep you up to date on the latest technologies and best business practices. Stay informed with live presentations on a variety of IT and business topics. Subject matter experts with real world experience host each presentation.

Each highly interactive session allows you to ask questions and gain clarification in real time. Can't attend on the scheduled date? No problem. New Horizons archives its webinars, allowing you to analyze topics at a later date.

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You may choose to sign up for one or many of our free webinars, depending on your individual interests. If you know of others who would benefit from attending, please forward this free opportunity to them as well.

Upcoming Webinars

To review recordings of previous webinars, visit our archive page.

How to Use Social Tools in Office 365 to Increase Collaboration

DATE:  05/31/2017

TIME:  9:30am PDT / 12:30PM EDT

PRESENTER:  Ryan Charnock, SharePoint Architect and User Adoption

When used properly, the collaboration tools in Office 365 can completely transform how your business works. Microsoft Teams, specifically, is a new chat-based workspace in Office 365 designed to allow teams and colleagues to collaborate in new and exciting ways. Join us for a live webinar led by Ryan Charnock, SharePoint Architect and User Adoption Consultant, along with New Horizons and C/D/ H as we help you explore the Microsoft Teams and Office 365 collaboration toolset. This webinar is ideal for business professionals who are looking to enable collaboration for their organization, as well as technology professionals who would like to provide value-add tools to the business in a secure fashion. Key topics include: (a) Overview of Microsoft Teams and the Office 365 collaboration suite (including Microsoft SharePoint, Groups, Yammer and Delve); (b) How Microsoft Teams can benefit your organization; (c) Enabling Adoption of Microsoft Teams and the Office 365 toolset; and (d) Governance Overview - rolling out Microsoft Teams, Yammer, SharePoint Groups and Office 365.

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Leveraging LinkedIn: Learn How to be Visible to Employers

DATE:  06/02/2017

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 3:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Gary O’Neal - Recruiting & Corporate Hiring Consultant

When you use LinkedIn to its fullest potential, you will have hiring managers and recruiters knocking down your door to put you in a job that isn’t even posted!

In this informative workshop, you'll learn:

  • How to position your LinkedIn profile so you can be easily found
  • How to use LinkedIn to connect with recruiters and hiring managers
  • How to build your network with strategic connections
  • How to discover Target Companies

Candidates who implement the techniques covered in this workshop report that doors start opening for them, with calls, interviews and employment opportunities. Open your eyes to possibilities! LinkedIn is used by over 90% of employers during their hiring process. The numbers are even higher when recruiters are searching for IT professionals.

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Calling all California Employers, Are you eligible for Free Microsoft Office training?

DATE:  06/07/2017

TIME:  11:00AM PST/ 1:00PM Central / 2:00PM Eastern

PRESENTER:  

New Horizons has contracted with the State of California to provide free training to California companies. These training funds can be used to support your internal initiatives, new hire and on boarding, or changes in technology your company is facing. No deposits or fees are required to take advantage of this free training. Participants in these training can be veterans, new hires, full time employees or incumbent workers. Best part, training can occur at the convenience of your company site or at one of our Five Star Learning Centers. In this informative webinar, we will address:

• What type of training is covered?

• Is your company eligible for FREE classes?

• What are the requirements to participate?

• What are the targeted companies?

• When is training available?

• Which companies are targeted?

• How do you participate in the program?

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10 Great Negotiation Tips for IT Managers

DATE:  06/13/2017

TIME:  8:00 AM PST | 10:00 AM CST | 11:00 AM EST

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IT managers, Project Managers and others in IT leadership roles negotiate with vendors about price, delivery dates, service levels, and a myriad of other topics. They also negotiate with their business users on everything from budget to software application features. As a result, negotiation skills are a key element of both IT organizational success and individual professional career development.

This webinar provides ten great negotiation tips on how to deal with difficult negotiation topics.

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Acing the Interview

DATE:  06/16/2017

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 3:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Gary O’Neal - Recruiting & Corporate Hiring Consultant

So you have been called for an interview, what now?! Learn what you can do to set yourself apart from the other candidates. It’s all about being properly prepared and knowing how come across as a problem solver rather than just another job seeker. This approach will set you up for success and prepare you for your all important interview.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • How to stand out and be seen as a problem solver and the candidate of choice
  • How to maximize the valuable time you have in front of the employer
  • How to utilize your research before, during and after the interview
  • How to answer and ask questions with confidence

You've worked hard to get the interview and you want to make a good impression, prove your value and get the job. You want to be prepared, focused and successful. Join us for this beneficial workshop and Ace the Interview!

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Getting Started with Microsoft Excel 2016

DATE:  06/20/2017

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Tom Keen – Applications Instructor, New Horizons of Minnesota

In this webinar, we’ll explore the basic functionality in Excel. We’ll start by navigating the Excel 2013 environment. From there, we will perform the basic tasks of creating and saving Excel worksheets and then we’ll use formulas and functions to perform calculations in your worksheet.

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Effective Job Search Strategy

DATE:  07/07/2017

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 3:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Gary O’Neal - Recruiting & Corporate Hiring Consultant

Your goal is to land that job and you need an effective and assertive plan to do so! All hiring happens at the front of the line when you get to talk with the hiring manager, not at the end of the line when you apply for a job. This workshop teaches you how to get to the front of the line and helps you map out your action plan to be successful in your job search.

You will:

  • Transform any job search frustration into action items
  • Discover what components make up a successful strategy
  • Understand the difference between a "Hidden Job" and an "Open Job"
  • Learn how to use LinkedIn to connect with the right people

Past attendees report gaining insights allowing them to be more proactive and confident during the hiring and interview process. Take your activity to the next level, become a more effective and desired candidate by attending this workshop!

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Resumes that Rock: The Ticket to Your Next Interview

DATE:  07/21/2017

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 3:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Gary O’Neal - Recruiting & Corporate Hiring Consultant

When your résumé rocks, you’ll stand out from the crowd, prove your value and get that interview! This workshop provides a foundation that is key to building a resume that will best represent YOU.

What you'll learn:

  • How resumes are used in the hiring process
  • What differentiates a good resume from a resume that ROCKS
  • The difference between reality and myth for resumes and the hiring process
  • How to use your work history to create and support your own "unique professional brand"
  • Discover how best to handle career transitions and various unique situations

Learn a step-by-step process you can use to clarify where you are headed and easily communicate that to others. Understand how to position your strengths and all you bring to a hiring organization by attending this workshop!

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