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So, You Want to Be a Team Owner?

So, You Want to Be a Team Owner?

August 5, 2021 in Microsoft 365/Office 365, Centriq News, Corporate IT Training, Microsoft Office / by Julie Cantwell

Just like in any leadership role, whether it’s for a sports team, corporate role, or mentorship, being a Microsoft Teams team owner comes with responsibilities and demands. Being a team owner can also be fulfilling as you see your co-workers achieve success by working more effectively using the Teams application. Let’s first define your role as a team owner. 

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Meet the Trainer: Julie Cantwell

Meet the Trainer: Julie Cantwell

July 29, 2021 in Corporate IT Training / by Elizabeth Granada

Meet Julie Cantwell, one of Centriq’s Microsoft 365 Training Specialists. Julie came to Centriq in 2019 with experience as a SharePoint admin. Julie helps organizations find success with their M365 adoption efforts by training users on fundamentals, incorporating change with new technology and instilling best practice methods in M365 apps and services. 

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Somehow I Have Dozens (Hundreds?) of Teams; What Can I Do?

Somehow I Have Dozens (Hundreds?) of Teams; What Can I Do?

July 26, 2021 in Microsoft 365/Office 365, Centriq News, Corporate IT Training, Microsoft Office / by Nate Chamberlain

If Microsoft Teams was deployed to users without any governance or policies configured, your users have likely already found the convenient “Join or create a team” link and are creating sometimes business-related and sometimes fun or social teams. In this post, we’re going to cover a number of important topics you should work through with your team: 

Finding inactive teams

Deleting or archiving (soft-deleting) teams 

• Renaming teams 

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Featured Networking Student for July 2021

Featured Networking Student for July 2021

July 8, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Jacob Kurtzman

Jacob Kurtzman Featured Student

Bio

I am a father of 3 boys who eat everything. I’m also a supportive husband to a stay-at-home mom. Before coming to Centriq Training, I worked for Charter/Spectrum where I worked with both commercial and residential customers before going to work on the mainline. I am the head coach for my 6-year-old’s soccer team through Sporting KC.

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Featured Developer Student for July 2021

Featured Developer Student for July 2021

July 1, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Carter Croft

Carter Croft Featured Student

BIO

Hello! My name is Carter Croft, I am 21 years old and from Overland Park, KS. I played baseball for about 14 years beginning when I was 4. I enjoy music, playing guitar, and spending time with my two Boston Terriers. I have always been interested in technology, specifically computers which led me to go to college pursuing Software Development, but I took a big hit to my motivation when the pandemic hit and classes shifted on online learning.

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What is the IT Skills Gap?

What is the IT Skills Gap?

June 18, 2021 in Reskilling, Centriq News, IT Career Program / by Elizabeth Granada

Companies are feeling the burn of a post-pandemic labor shortage across the country. While this is good news for workers, it’s not so great for employers looking to bolster their staff. Specifically, it’s not great for companies seeking qualified IT talentWe already know there’s an IT talent shortage, but now the question is: how can we bridge the IT skills gap to foster a sound and productive IT workforce in our post-pandemic society? 

 

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Featured STL Student for June 2021

Featured STL Student for June 2021

June 17, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Halle Roach

Halle Roach Featured Student

Bio

Hi there! My name is Halle Roach, I grew up in a small town called Bowling Green, MO. which is about an hour and 45 minutes out from the STL Centriq location! Throughout my years of school, I was continually active in FFA and went to State competitions. Graduating high school, I found myself working at horse barns cleaning stalls and shortly after working at a warehouse where I decide I wanted to have an actual career.

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