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 …

Getting your professional online profile noticed by recruiters

When you are in the market for a new job, it is essential that you have a professional online profile that showcases your skills and experience and it is vital that it’s in good shape. This is because your professional profile is one of the first things that potential recruiters will research and look at. There are various channels on which you can show your experience, skills, and expertise depending on your background and they include LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Click here for some more …

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What 5G Means for the Internet of Things

5G has already become a household name without it having even touched down yet. It is expected to be the driving force behind a number of technological advancements across a broad spectrum of industries and sectors, and according to an Ericsson survey, 92% of executives from 100 major telecom companies, globally, agree that 5G will pave the way for new emerging technologies.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is already well-established, feeding into the daily fabric of our lives, but with the …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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How to Build a Diverse Microsoft Dynamics Workforce

According to recent statistics, only 17 percent of the UK tech workforce are female. As a Microsoft Dynamics professional looking to build out a progressive, well-realised Dynamics team for your next project, it’s more important than ever to try and build out a diverse workforce. This isn’t just to fulfil quotas, but also because diverse teams have diverse opinions. So here are some of the reasons you should aim to have the most diverse Dynamics workforce you can. Elevate from within How …

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Frictionless Retail and Microsoft

One of the largest trends in the global retail market is the idea of creating a “frictionless” customer experience. Here, we’ll take a look at exactly what this means, and how retailers are partnering with Microsoft to create an optimally frictionless experience.  The changing retail landscape The magic word on all retailers’ lips is “disruption”. In the UK, the high street has seen some of the worst sales performances for a decade, but those retailers who are transforming …