Career Palooza!

No Job? Want a New Job?

Are you exhausted from trying to land the perfect job? Have you gone to interview after interview and still no success? Are you starting to feel like maybe you don’t have the skills necessary to get a job? Worry no more!

New Horizons – Tampa Bay is here to help you find your ideal job today! Our experts will assist you in all the little steps you need to take in order to land a job!

And not just any job… We’re talking about that dream job.    The one that you can turn into a life long career!

So are you ready to learn how to spruce up your resume and maximize online job searches? Are you ready to wow your potential employers during the interview? Don’t allow yourself to think you’ll be unemployed or under-employed forever, because you won’t be! At least, not if you let us help.

Call us at 813-387-3500

OR

Send an email to info@nhtampabay.com

And we will reserve you a seat for the kick off night of our Career Palooza – September 5, 2012.

Still hesitant about attending? Don’t be! It’s F-R-E-E!

There’s nothing better than someone showing you how to land your dream job, except when they’re willing to show you how for FREE!

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Training Budgets Up!

Training classes company budget            After spending a few years struggling through the recession, companies are finally gaining the courage to venture out and spend a little money to enhance the skills of their employees to benefit their company.

As they should be, companies are looking for employees with experience, talent, certifications and potential. However, these kind of employees are becoming more scarce due to lack of training. “With a scarcity of skilled talent in the labor market, companies realize they cannot solve their skills shortages externally,” according to the Bersin & Associates report.

Fear not; in the technology world we all know the go-to solution to fix a problem- reboot. Companies are “rebooting” their training budgets and finding that it is well worth the money spent. “To achieve competitive advantage, they (companies) must commit to developing the right skills internally.”
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With training companies now offering more onsite, online and customized training companies are able to minimize some of the additional expenses associated with training.

Last year the cost per training hour was the lowest it has been in the
last six years, and training companies are continuing to do all they can to keep the cost low. The combined efforts of companies increasing their training budget and training companies keeping their prices low gives the corporate world hope for the remainder of 2012.

By: Julie Brito

7 Reasons for Windows 8 – Part 2

Back for more Windows 8 news? Not only does the look and feel of the OS have Microsoft fans in frenzy but the new device line up is also impressive. The hardware is designed to deliver a great experience with more sleek elegant lines and now use low-power CPUs that allow you to stay connected longer. Great news for our moible users! Tablets come pre-loaded with 3G and 4G compatibility and even have a built-in mobile broadband meter protecting you from those outrageous bills.

1.     “Line –of –Business” Apps: This allows IT administrator to provide a USB drive with hosted information and software, although once that USB is removed, so is the data.

2.     DirectAccess: Is remote users to securely access information without the need of a VPN.

3.     BranchCache: Saves time downloading data, BranchCache downloads files locally and hosts them rather than repeatedly downloading them.

4.     Trusted Boot: Ewuipped with UEFI 2.3.1 this feature protects the integrity of the boot process such as the kernel, critical drivers, and system files.

5.     BitLocker: Encrypts corporate data on mobile PCs that include the TPM chip. BitLocker supports encrypted drivers, pre encrypted from the manufacturer and a variety of different business needs.tampa classes training courses certifications

6.     AppLocker: Control which apps are allowed to run on your employees’ PCs.

7.     Smart Screen: Protect yourself from malicious sites and software! SmartScreen turns on at startup and will validate the reputation of all new apps or sites.

Say goodbye to the tablet + PC combo! The new Windows 8 tablets bring together the convenience of mobility and the productivity of a PC. Come back  to learn more on the tablets!

Reimagine Windows – PART 1

Windows 8 is the fresh new operating system from Fortuine 37 company Microsoft. Soon to hit the public market in, the operating system was released to manufacturers on August 1, 2012. It offers a highly interactive new start screen and boasts new fluid design and smooth and intuitive access.

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If you have used a Windows Phone 7 in the past, you will see the visual similarities instantly. The “tiles” being active and update in real time, allow you to see websites, playlists, photo albums, contacts, and apps all in one glance making intearcting with content faster and easier than ever.

Microsoft is truly integrating their products by using SkyDrive. SkyDrive was also avaialble on WindowsPhone7 and can now be accessed with your PC and is used to store your data in a “cloud.” With the cloud, you can start a project in one place and finish it in another without losing your data!

For our gamers, the Xbox has even been given some “play” with the new OS, allowing you to access apps, videos, music, and play them all directly through your PC.windows 8 microsoft training classes

The last thing we will touch on in part one is the Windows Store, “designed for discovery” the Windows Store makes it easy to find apps without getting lost. Through category seaches and top app listings you can find compelling new releases in an organized fashion.

Now that you have a little glmipse into whats new for consumers, when you come back, we will go into what it does for businesses and developers.

By Jonelle Fisher