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Looking for a Job? Here's What New Horizons Can Do for You

Looking for a Job? Here's What New Horizons Can Do for You

If you are on a mission to land safely in your next career, it does not need to be done alone. There are networks of individuals and businesses out there who have ways to help you. Discover how New Horizons supports individuals during times of career transition.

Realizing the Benefits and ROI of IT Training

Realizing the Benefits and ROI of IT Training

Training your IT workforce prepares your organization to implement technologies that drive efficiency along with ensuring your employees can effectively use current technologies already in place. Investing in learning and development programs increase employee retention, engagement, efficiencies, and productivity; each resulting in cost savings to the business.

The Benefits of Online Courses

The Benefits of Online Courses

Although online courses have some limitations, there are several advantages of online learning that can help to explain why it may be the ideal learning method for you. In this post, we discuss what online learning (aka eLearning) is, the key benefits, as well as a clear explanation of Online LIVE (OLL) from New Horizons. Also, to be fair, we will even address the disadvantages.

The Perceived Disadvantages of Online Courses

The Perceived Disadvantages of Online Courses

Online classes are available for many different facets of training programs. Many schools utilize these online courses to help get more students into the (virtual) classroom. However, some of our customers prefer the more traditional, instructor-led training approach.

The Growing IT Skills Gap

The Growing IT Skills Gap

The IT skills gap is growing at a rapid pace. Both now and in the future, employing skilled IT workers will be a key factor separating successful companies from the ones that fall behind. . 

How to Develop an Effective Employee Training Program

How to Develop an Effective Employee Training Program

Successful employee training and development programs go beyond the standard new hire orientation. They aren’t sporadic courses that employees occasionally take as needed. It’s taking a strategic, organized, systematic approach to training that aligns individual growth with business goals.

Get to Know Cloud Computing

Get to Know Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a big shift from the traditional way businesses think about IT resources. However, cloud computing is an ever-evolving piece of technology that more and more businesses are adopting and implementing. It has proven itself to be a beneficial tool for many reasons, but what exactly are these reasons?

Why Some Businesses are Still Reluctant to Transition to the Cloud

Why Some Businesses are Still Reluctant to Transition to the Cloud

There have been many proven advantages to joining the cloud but many still have questions and concerns when it comes to making the switch. Is it secure? Will the IT department be out of a job? How can the migration process even get started?

8 Reasons Businesses Embrace Microlearning

8 Reasons Businesses Embrace Microlearning

Today, unfortunately, many employees have less and less time to dedicate to learning and professional development, which is why the way in which businesses deliver training to their employees must change and/or adapt. According to research gathered by Deloitte: “The average employee only has time to devote 1% of their work week to professional development. That means only 24 minutes a week or 4.8 minutes a day can be allotted for training in a normal 40-hour work week.” Perhaps this is why so many businesses are embracing microlearning as their preferred method of training.

The Importance of End-User Security Awareness

The Importance of End-User Security Awareness

The Importance of End-User Security Awareness

A single email can lead to a multi-million dollar breach in seconds, and the employee responsible may not even be aware of their mistake. The problem lies in the fact that too few employees know of the dangers of social engineering, much less how to detect it.

 

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