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10 Practical Tips to Working from Home for the First Time

For those who are regulars at working from home, weathering this particular storm is going to be inconvenient, but for those who are new to working from home, the next few months are going to be a pretty significant shift. Here are some practical pieces of advice for those who are working from home for the very first time.   Wake up call Wake up at your regular time. Maintaining consistency is the aim of the game, and as soon as your boundaries start to slip, you’ll start to become lazy.  Some …

What did Dynamics 365 professionals learn from ‘Microsoft Ignite 2020’?

Microsoft Ignite is a platform where developers and tech professionals continue learning alongside experts. Explore the latest developer tools and cloud technologies and learn how to put your skills to work in new areas. Connect with our community to gain practical insights and best practices on the future of cloud development, data, IT, and business intelligence.”  – Source: The Microsoft Ignite tours provide an opportunity to learn new skills, connect with the community, and explore …

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A New Year… is it time for a new Dynamics 365 job?

January is traditionally a month when we take stock of our lives and review our career goals. Perhaps you are stuck in a job that doesn’t challenge you or perhaps you’re feeling that now is the time to expand on your experience and take the next step up on the career ladder? If you are keen for a career change and want to find your dream Dynamics 365 job in 2020, this article may help you to prepare for that change. Consider your career goals Take some time to look back at the career …

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Microsoft rebrands Dynamics 365 Talent to Dynamics 365 Human Resources

Post-Christmas and the New Year is a time when many people take stock of their lives and look enthusiastically to the year ahead. They are often keen to start a new chapter in their working lives, are bored in their current roles, or have itchy feet and need a new challenge. It is also a time when organisations look to take on new employees and seek to improve their HR strategies. For companies that are keen on delivering solutions to create better workplaces in which both employees and businesses …

The top Dynamics 365 positions that we are experiencing a demand for in 2020

Are you looking to make your next career move in 2020; or perhaps a new challenge? More organisations than ever are turning to the Dynamics cloud in order to update their business processes and this means that the demand for Dynamics 365 professionals will rocket, providing opportunities for everyone – administrators, developers, and consultants. Figures taken from Microsoft’s 1Q2018 financial report show that between July and September 2017 profits from Dynamics 365 were up …

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Everything You Need to Know about the New Dynamics 365 Layout Update

At last year’s Microsoft Ignition event, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Layout update, a new mixed reality app that would allow users to design easily editable workspaces in the form of holograms in physical and virtual worlds. The app is called Layout, and recently, Microsoft has been busy making a range of technical improvements and by adding new features that make Layout more useful for their users.  What is Dynamics 365 Layout? Layout allows customers to bring physical …

Microsoft Dynamics 365’s new AI-driven insight applications for Retailers

In 2019, Microsoft launched a number of new AI-driven insight for Dynamics 365 and if you are not yet aware of them, read on… Dynamics 365 Commerce, and Dynamics 365 Connected Store – have been designed specifically for use by retailers, and they allow businesses to harness the benefits and reality of AI to transform the retail experience. The way in which customers shop is changing and shopping has become something that can be done anytime and anywhere, because of the ease in which customers …

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How can Dynamics 365’s new digital messaging offer enhance omnichannel customer engagement this Black Friday?

You cannot fail to be aware that once again, Black Friday and Cyber Monday will soon be upon us. What was once a day of discounts in the lead up to Christmas has now turned into an almost two-week long retail phenomenon, offering blanket discounted offers to customers, both in store and online. According to IMRG, the amount spent on UK online retail sites alone on Black Friday reached £1.39bn in 2017 (up 11.7% from the previous year). Organisations this year will therefore be looking at …

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The best way to answer competency-based questions in Microsoft Dynamics 365 interviews

Firstly, let’s look at what we mean by competency-based questions… In addition to standard interview questions on your background and what you are looking for in a role or company, most interviewers like to ask competency-based interview questions, designed to test the skills or competencies that are needed for the specific role. Most interviewers work on the premise that past behaviour is the best indicator of future performance. These questions will provide you with an opportunity …

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How to negotiate the best possible deal from your job offer

When you start looking for a new job, it’s imperative that you carefully consider what you are looking for in terms of remuneration and package. You need to understand what your particular ‘non-negotiables’ are – the minimum package you are willing to accept. You should also be aware of how much someone in your position, with your skills and experience, can expect to be paid. Within the Dynamics 365 arena, there are constant salary surveys to guide you, but local and individual variants …