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Microsoft Word How To’s – Formatting Tips for Word Documents

Microsoft Word How To’s – Formatting Tips for Word Documents

June 15, 2018 in Corporate IT Training, Microsoft Office / by Craig Gerdes

Has this ever happened to you? You’re plugging along on a Microsoft Word document only to freeze because you can’t recall how to do a relatively simple formatting function. I think it’s happened to all of us at one point or another and I hope the following will be your go-to resource whenever an instance like that takes place. (Bookmark the link so you can easily find it whenever a brain freeze occurs!)

My goal is not to cover all Microsoft Word formatting capabilities, just the basic ones that can increase your efficiency greatly. If you need more information or other guidance, look to the ‘HELP’ feature within the software itself.Read More

3 Benefits of a CompTIA Certification

3 Benefits of a CompTIA Certification

June 8, 2018 in Corporate IT Training, CompTIA / by Sara Lamb

Whether you are an IT pro with years of experience, or still relatively new to the field, continuing your tech education is a must if you want to remain competitive in the job market.

Better yet, continue your education with an IT certification.

Getting a highly respected IT certification not only enhances your skills, it lets potential employers know that you are serious and capable of meeting strict testing requirements.Read More

5 Steps to a Career in Technology

5 Steps to a Career in Technology

June 4, 2018 in Centriq News / by Hannah Mulligan

Are you considering a career in technology but aren’t sure where to start? Don’t worry— you’ve come to the right place!

We totally understand that working towards a new career path can be scary, but we also know that there are endless reasons why people decide that working in technology is a good fit for them. Not only is the IT industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the country, but it offers some of the most versatile job opportunities, high-paying salaries, and long-lasting job security.

So, if you think you want a career in IT, how do you start?

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Featured Developer Student for June 2018

Featured Developer Student for June 2018

June 1, 2018 in Featured Students / by Hannah Mulligan

Ephraim brown

I am a KC native that grew up in Blue Springs. The past 6 years I have worked in fast food. My last position was as Store Manager where I really discovered my love for training and helping others reach their potential. In March I decided it was time for me to pursue my original ambitions of working in the IT field and enrolled in Centriq Training.Read More

Featured Systems & Security Admin Student for June 2018

Featured Systems & Security Admin Student for June 2018

June 1, 2018 in Featured Students / by Dayna Schroeder

Jason Yoder

Bio

I spent several years troubleshooting and researching PC problems and network issues among my home computers. Online forums were instrumental in my troubleshooting. I devoted twelve years to the United States Army, as both an Infantryman and an Allied Trades Specialist. After separating from the service, I decided to pursue my passion for technology with formal education at Centriq Training, where I earned my CompTIA A+ certification. I have been amazed at the vast opportunities within the IT career field.
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New Jobs for Grads of Centriq IT Career Program – May 2018

New Jobs for Grads of Centriq IT Career Program – May 2018

May 24, 2018 in Alumni On the Move, IT Career Program Alumni / by Dayna Schroeder

Career Program Alumni On the Move

Not only does the Centriq IT Career Program train you for IT jobs, but we also assist with IT job placements immediately after graduation and throughout your career.

The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.

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Outstanding Options in Microsoft Access

Outstanding Options in Microsoft Access

May 22, 2018 in Corporate IT Training, Microsoft Office / by Craig Gerdes

Customized Keyboard Shortcut Keys

Many users find that keyboard shortcuts for Access helps them work more efficiently.  In the previous blog, we discussed some frequently used keyboard shortcuts. In this blog, we will discuss how to create customized keyboard shortcut keys.

The AutoKeys macro assigns shortcut key combinations to a set of tasks.  You can only create one AutoKeys macro in each database but you can create multiple submacros, with each submacro assigned a shortcut key combination.  You must name the macro “AutoKeys” for it to work.Read More

Red Hat – Microsoft Partnership Unveils OpenShift for Azure

Red Hat – Microsoft Partnership Unveils OpenShift for Azure

May 14, 2018 in Red Hat/Open Source, Corporate IT Training / by Sara Lamb

At the 2018 Red Hat Summit, held in San Francisco, CA, Red Hat and Microsoft announced a collaboration that has the companies jointly managing a public OpenShift service running on Microsoft Azure.

This will allow customers to run Kubernetes-container-based applications on either on-premises servers or the Azure cloud, and manage them through OpenShift. Both vendors are planning to offer support for the service, with Microsoft handling the cloud portion and Red Hat the Kubernetes container side.Read More

Microsoft Access Tips and Tricks

Microsoft Access Tips and Tricks

May 10, 2018 in Corporate IT Training, Microsoft Office / by Craig Gerdes

Symbols for Special/Custom Formatting

To customize the display of numbers, dates/times, and text, use the Format property.

For a field, you set this property in the Table Design View (in the Field Properties section) or in the Query Design View (in the Field Properties property sheet). For a control, you set this property in the control’s property sheet.

The Format property affects only how the data is displayed, not how the data is stored.Read More