CBT Nuggets https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:00:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9 32757567 This Week: Salesforce Classic End User https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/this-week-salesforce-classic-end-user/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/this-week-salesforce-classic-end-user/#respond Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:00:22 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9577

Are you ready to start getting hands on with Salesforce? Discover the tricks you should try, how to communicate effectively with the platform, and how you can get the experience you need to work with Salesforce’s Classic Interface.

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4 Ways You Can Start Using Salesforce Classic https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/4-ways-you-can-start-using-salesforce-classic/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/4-ways-you-can-start-using-salesforce-classic/#respond Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00:35 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9576

Organizational admins are tasked with building out and setting up a plan for an effective usage of a customer relationship management (CRM) platform. But how can admins manage and keep a pulse on all the different pieces of the strategy moving forward from the planning stages? Discover four ways that you can monitor your data in Salesforce to make sure that it’s being used efficiently and effectively.

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7 Organizations Using Salesforce That Will Shock You https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/7-organizations-using-salesforce-that-will-shock-you/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/7-organizations-using-salesforce-that-will-shock-you/#respond Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:00:15 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9574

More than 150,000 companies are using Salesforce to help build solid and meaningful connections with their customer bases.  Here are seven companies that use Salesforce, as well as how Salesforces benefits them, and ways Salesforce can benefit your own team.

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New Course: Salesforce for End Users – Classic Interface https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-salesforce-for-end-users-classic-interface/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-salesforce-for-end-users-classic-interface/#respond Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:47 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9631

CBT Nuggets trainer Jamie Grettum recently released her new Salesforce Classic End User course, designed to help you get acquainted with using the Salesforce Classic platform as a salesperson. We talked with Jamie about her new course and what you can expect from it.

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New Course: End-User Security Awareness https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-end-user-security-awareness/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-end-user-security-awareness/#comments Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:00:02 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9623

Users can be, often times unwittingly, the biggest threat to their own organizations' networks and data. So, it's crucial that your users are up to date on the latest security awareness training and best practices. Keith Barker's new course is an ideal starting point to help your users get on the same page as you when it comes to security awareness. 

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How to Effectively Communicate with Salesforce Classic https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/how-to-effectively-communicate-with-salesforce-classic/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/how-to-effectively-communicate-with-salesforce-classic/#respond Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:00:37 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9569

Salesforce Classic has the potential to be an awesome communication and collaboration tool, if you fully understand the mechanics behind how to use it comprehensively. Discover the methods that you can use to communicate more effectively with both your team and your customers to become an information transmission guru.

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Trainer Talks: Shawn Powers on Linux, College, and Employability https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/trainer-talks-shawn-powers-on-linux-college-and-employability/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/trainer-talks-shawn-powers-on-linux-college-and-employability/#respond Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:00:53 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9570

Shawn Powers has been busy this year. Between the tons of great training, he took some time to stand in front of a white screen to talk about his career, his love of Linux, and the things that will make someone employable in 2018 and beyond.

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4 Salesforce Classic Tricks You Should Try https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/4-salesforce-classic-tricks-you-should-try/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/4-salesforce-classic-tricks-you-should-try/#respond Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:00:25 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9568

Salesforce is an incredibly robust customer relationship manager. But there are some simple tricks and shortcuts that can turn you into a Salesforce superuser! Here are four tips that will help you become a Salesforce expert in no time.

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This Week: Essential Soft Skills for the Scrum Master https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/this-week-essential-soft-skills-for-the-scrum-master/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/this-week-essential-soft-skills-for-the-scrum-master/#respond Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:00:30 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9543

So, you’ve got the Scrum methodology and approach down. But if you want to really shine as a project manager, you’ll want to add soft skills to your tool box. This week, we looked at several skills that every successful Scrum Master needs!

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Glass Half Full or Half Empty? Why Optimism Matters https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/glass-half-full-or-half-empty-why-optimism-matters/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/glass-half-full-or-half-empty-why-optimism-matters/#respond Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:00:40 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9542

Let’s be honest, being a Scrum Master often times means fast-paced, high-stress situations. That’s why the ability to remain positive during tough times is so crucial, not just for the Scrum Master, but his/her team. Here’s why being optimistic matters.

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Introducing the CBT Nuggets Windows App! https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/introducing-the-cbt-nuggets-windows-app/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/introducing-the-cbt-nuggets-windows-app/#respond Thu, 09 Nov 2017 23:21:09 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9598

Learning is easier when it’s convenient to train, right? With so many Windows users out there, it’s only fitting that you now can access the training you know and love from CBT Nuggets via our new Windows 10 app. Download it today and move that much closer to your training goals!

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5 Steps for Becoming an Excellent Listener https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/5-steps-for-becoming-an-excellent-listener/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/5-steps-for-becoming-an-excellent-listener/#comments Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:44 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9541

Obviously, to be a successful Scrum Master, you need strong communication skills. But what’s crucial to being a good communicator? The ability to listen to others, which is easier said than done. Here’s how you can improve your listening skills today!

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New Course: Agile Essentials https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-agile-essentials/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-agile-essentials/#respond Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:45:20 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9591

Tired of bulky development processes that lock your team into inflexible requirements, take forever to release and can’t respond fast enough to changes in your business? Agile might be your opportunity to reinvigorate your projects.

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New Course: CompTIA Cloud Essentials https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-comptia-cloud-essentials/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-comptia-cloud-essentials/#respond Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:00:17 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9566

CBT Nuggets trainer Anthony Sequeira recently released his new Cloud Essentials course, completing a series of courses preparing you for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification.

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Must-Have Soft Skills for Agile Project Managers https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/must-have-soft-skills-for-agile-project-managers/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/must-have-soft-skills-for-agile-project-managers/#respond Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:00:01 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9540

If you’re a project manager, you know it’s not an easy role. During her recent webinar, CBT Nuggets trainer Simona Millham shared several soft skills that every Agile project manager should have in order to be successful on the job.

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Boost Your Team’s Strengths While Eliminating Weaknesses https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/boost-your-teams-strengths-while-eliminating-weaknesses/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/boost-your-teams-strengths-while-eliminating-weaknesses/#respond Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:00:35 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9539

Being a Scrum Master entails guiding teams comprised of different skills and personalities. Ensuring that every team member can succeed can be tricky. We put together some tips to help Scrum Masters do just that — and also reduce team weaknesses.

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New Course: AWS Solutions Architect – Storage Services https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-aws-solutions-architect-storage-services/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/new-course-aws-solutions-architect-storage-services/#respond Mon, 06 Nov 2017 19:30:37 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9563

Anthony Sequeira’s newest course covers the wide variety of storage services that can be used within Amazon Web Services, and aims to help you understand how to best leverage those services for your organization!

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How Being a Facilitator Makes You an Elite Scrum Master https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/how-being-a-facilitator-makes-you-an-elite-scrum-master/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/how-being-a-facilitator-makes-you-an-elite-scrum-master/#respond Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:00:06 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9544

Projects involve many moving pieces and people. To keep everything on track and everyone involved and happy, Scrum Masters need to be excellent facilitators. Not only when problems arise, but also during the planning stage. Here’s how you can become a better facilitator today!

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This Week: The Best and Worst of IT https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/this-week-the-best-and-worst-of-it/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/this-week-the-best-and-worst-of-it/#respond Sat, 04 Nov 2017 11:00:57 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9504

With the job churn and lack of qualified candidates, it’s a great time for experienced IT professionals to negotiate their way into a better position, or for newcomers to break into the IT career field. This week, we looked at the current job market.

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6 Top Things IT Pros Need to Be Successful https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/6-top-things-it-pros-need-to-be-successful/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2017/11/6-top-things-it-pros-need-to-be-successful/#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:00:17 +0000 https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/?p=9503

Every IT professional has a wish list. New equipment. More people. Larger budgets. Absent those wish list items, however, most people settle for companies that help them be successful in their job and career. Some even get both. Beyond adequate salary and benefits, what do IT professionals need? 

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