Successful Usage: Carrot & Stick

Tips for Successful Usage: “Carrot & The Stick”

Increase Employment Training with an eLearning Incentive Program

How are you going to get your employees to take advantage of their eLearning? By utilizing a successful eLearning incentive program through the balance of “carrot” incentives and “stick” follow-up so that you can get your target users, your employees, to “buy-in”.
With more employment training and usage your ROI will automatically increase.
By understanding the way your employee works and thinks is key to provide the right balance of “carrot” incentives and “stick” motivators & follow through.


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CompTIA Get IT Certified

New CompTIA Network+ Exam Addresses Growth of Software Defined Networks, Heightened Security Preparedness

CompTIA is the leading vendor-neutral certification for networking professionals with over 400,000 people worldwide being CompTIA Network+ certified.

CompTIA Network+ is compliant with ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 Conformity Assessment, the international standard designed to ensure that certification bodies around the world operate in a consistent, comparable and reliable manner.
Providing network technicians, engineers, administrators, analysts, cable technicians and help desk technicians, and other IT enthusiasts valuable skills, this exam and credential validates that an individual has the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure and manage today’s networks.
“The days of setting up a network and walking away are long gone. Today’s networks require constant oversight, adjustment and protection,” noted James Stanger, senior director, product management, CompTIA. “We’ve updated our exam to reflect this new reality.”

A new version of Network+ (N10-006) launched on February 28, 2015. CompTIA will retire Network+ exam N10-005 in August 2015.

The new exam has been updated to reflect the current thinking of industry professionals as well as to reflect technologies used today, with a greater emphasis on practical knowledge, especially how to identify and use elements of a network infrastructure. Significant changes include:
  • Additional IPv6 concepts.
  • Emphasis on troubleshooting.
  • Additional security knowledge.
  • Knowledge of how to administer key systems.
The main differences between CompTIA Network+ N10-005 and Network+ N10-006 are the following:
  • Updated terms and technologies in the IT networking field.
  • More hands-on experiences such as installing, configuring, implementing, managing and troubleshooting.
  • Three new topics:
    • Compare and contrast physical security controls.
    • Summarize basic forensic concepts.
    • Summarize safety practices.
CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) exam covers five areas of networks: architecture, operations, security, troubleshooting and industry standards, practices and network theory, covering:
  • Cloud and virtualization
  • Network segmentation using physical and virtual solutions
  • Wireless and mobile support, mobile device management and device security
  • Digital forensics techniques for preserving and securing data
Companies such as Dell, HP, Ricoh, Sharp and Xerox recommend or require CompTIA Network+ for their networking technicians. It is also a technical prerequisite option for IT technicians seeking to join the Apple Consultants Network, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense.

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LearnSmart New Releases Update for November 2014

Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure Series

The following courses teach the principles, techniques, and tools you’ll need to successfully prepare for and pass the 70-413 certification exam. You’ll become proficient in the skills needed to deploy and virtualize Windows Server 2012. You’ll also spend time going through demonstrations that will sharpen your required skills to plan and implement a server infrastructure. The topics covered in these courses align with the exam objectives as published by Microsoft. Each exam domain is covered over five courses:


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October 2014

LearnSmart New Releases Update for October 2014

Adobe Illustrator CS6 Series

Our newest releases include courses that introduce you to the tools you’ll need to create jaw-dropping digital illustrations. Learn what it takes to become the next Creative Director for Apple, or how to create higher quality images for marketing purposes. You’ll find these courses available in our Knowledge Libraries.

Explore the new features offered in Adobe® Illustrator CS6, such as the touch type tool, font search, and CSS extraction. These Illustrator courses will teach you everything you need to know to create vector assets that can be used in any design project, ranging from logos to advertising graphics. You will learn to intuitively combine, edit, and fill shapes directly on their art-board without accessing multiple tools and panels. At the completion of this series, you will be prepared for the Graphic Design and Illustration with Adobe Illustrator CS6 (ACA) exam. Each exam domain is covered over three courses


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