Iot and Education

How Microsoft 365 and the Internet of Things Is Transforming Education

There is little doubt that the Internet of Things (IoT) is playing an increasingly large role in schools every day.  The IoT is a name given to the collective connecting of internet-enabled devices and systems. Forbes explains this as “Simply put, this is the concept of basically connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other). “This includes everything from cellphones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices and …

How To Become More Efficient With Dynamics 365 CE

When you first start to use them, Dynamics 365 or CRMs can seem complex. But if you use them properly, they can really drive your efficiencies forward.  What are the best ways to make those gains in efficiency? Follow our top tips for some quick wins that will give you the insight to become more efficient with Dynamics 365 1. Keyboard shortcuts Keyboard shortcuts help accessibility and can make it easier and more efficient to navigate around a page. There is a huge number of shortcuts …

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What Are the Key Benefits to Attracting New Talent to Your London Office?

If you work in people, you know how important it is to offer the right perks for attracting new talent to your Dynamics 365 team. The working world is changing dramatically, and as such, so are people’s expectations. Make sure that the benefits you offer are in line with current expectations of the work force. Recently, Aviva surveyed 2,000 employees and over 500 employers from varying business sizes to get their thoughts on what really matters to them. Some of the core benefits like job security, …

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Advice from a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Consultant – What do UK employers want?

The job market for Microsoft Dynamics 365 roles in the UK is full of opportunity for those who know how to grab hold of it. That said, the UK Dynamics 365 landscape is full of talent, so how can candidates differentiate themselves? One way is to know exactly what employers are looking for. Our Microsoft Dynamics 365 consultant team can help. How should grads be preparing for the requirements of Dynamics 365 employers in the UK? LinkedIn is a fantastic place to start if you don’t have anything. …

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5 Best Ways To Impress at Your Next Job Interview

Getting an interview is the first step when looking for a new job. It’s what happens in the interview that will leave a lasting impression with your employer and secure you the new job. Here’s our advice for acing your next interview: 1. Do your research The more prepared you are, the better you will come across and be able to answer questions calmly and accurately. Have a look at the company’s website and social media. In some cases, you may be able to arrange an informal visit to …

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When Your Employer Makes You A Counter-offer – Do You Stay or Do You Go?

Firstly, it might be a good idea to consider what is actually meant by a counter-offer… A counter-offer is given in response to an offer. It implies rejection of the original offer and puts the ball back in the court of the original offerer. If you have made the decision to leave your current role and have now received a job offer from another company, receiving a counter-offer from your existing employer can feel a bit like you have been thrown a curveball! Why are counter-offers made? It …

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Why You Need to Attend Microsoft Inspire If You Are a Microsoft Dynamics Professional

Whether you’re a Microsoft Dynamics 365 professional based in the UK, US or elsewhere, if you’re interested in broader industry issues and ideas, you’ve probably heard about Microsoft Inspire.  Inspire is essentially the world’s largest party for Microsoft Dynamics partners and it’s the best place in the world to network, learn new things and, well, be inspired about the future of the industry.  Inspire will take place this year in Las Vegas between 14-18th July, and expects …

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How to Build Your UK Microsoft Dynamics 365 Employment Requirements Guide

Whether you’re a people specialist in your business looking to hire your first Dynamics 365 dev, or you’re an experienced product manager ready to build out your team for the next sprint, it’s wise to create a UK Microsoft Dynamics 365 Employment Requirements guide.  The programming, client servicing, product managing, project managing, etc., role you are employing for regularly requires explicit specialised core abilities and information that make them unique. Try to incorporate this …

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Attracting Value-based Job Seekers in Microsoft Dynamics 365

There are people whose top priority when looking for a new role in Microsoft Dynamics is money. Then, there are those who take a step back, and will make their employment decision based on additional factors such as the business’s values and mission statement. This second type of employee are known as value-based employees (or job seekers), and research shows they can be a fantastic resource in your business. Here, we’ll explore what motivates them, how you can acquire them and ultimately, …

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Improving Well-being in Your London Microsoft Dynamics 365 Team & Retaining Your Best Dynamics Talent

The average British worker considers quitting their job 16 times a year, and works an average of 34 hours and 26 minutes per week. Those are some of the latest figures reported by a recent 2018 poll from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Professionals with London Microsoft Dynamics 365 roles are working longer hours, so happiness in the workplace has become an increasingly important factor. Here are some ways Microsoft Dynamics employers can improve employee well-being.  Positive …