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Strategies for External Recruiters

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Barbara Bruno

Released On: 7/25/2016

If you are entering the recruiting profession, you can work for a company (as an internal recruiter) or for a staffing and recruiting firm (as an external recruiter). External recruiters are in a unique position to help talent acquisition professionals and hiring authorities attract and hire the best talent. In this course, veteran external recruiter and trainer Barbara Bruno focuses on strategies for becoming a great external recruiter.

As a recruiter, having a great relationship with your clients is critical for your financial success. Barbara explains how to build a profitable client base, differentiate yourself from your competition, and how to effectively market candidates to your clients.

To be successful with any client, you also need to build your talent network—and know where to find talent, how to screen and interview candidates, and how to overcome objections from candidates or clients. Lastly, Barbara outlines best practices for a lifetime of success in recruiting.


Going Paperless: Start to Finish

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Suzanna Kaye

Released On: 1/6/2015

Go paperless! Reduce your paper use and make sure all of the information you need is immediately available via a smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer. Suzanna Kaye outlines new ways of thinking about the information you print and save, shows how to handle papers until they are scanned, and introduces the software and apps you can use to manage your information and keep it secure.

Then explore password management and how to manage paperless lists, notes, calendars, and contacts. The course also covers electronic file and document storage, including how to scan paperwork into various e-friendly formats. Last, Suzanna shares some smart strategies for reducing incoming papers and keeping your email inbox organized.


Maya: Time Editor

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: George Maestri

Released On: 7/25/2016

Meet the Time Editor, Maya's new tool for reusing and blending animation from multiple sources. Learn how to create motion clips, which can then be retimed and manipulated, and edit the animation curves and keys within clips. Then find out how to use the Time Editor for character animation. George Maestri shows how to copy existing animation and motion data and apply it to other characters—a fun and timesaving new technique that's brand new to Maya 2017.


Office 365: Implement Identities for SSO

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Sharon Bennett

Released On: 7/25/2016

Office 365 is a cloud-based set of services that allow corporate users to securely communicate and collaborate more easily in today's mobile world. Single sign-on ensures that they can easily transition from one service or app to another, creating a more seamless and productive user experience.

Here, system admins will learn how to implement and manage federated identities for single sign-on in Office 365. Microsoft Certified Trainer Sharon Bennett shows how to plan for an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), install the AD FS role on Windows Server 2012 R2, and install and manage AD FS proxy servers.

Note: This training course maps to the Implement and Manage Federated Identities for SSO domain for Microsoft Certification exam 70-346.


Maya 2017 Essential Training

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: George Maestri

Released On: 7/25/2016

Get the essential training you need to create high-quality 3D models and animations in Maya 2017. This course covers the core Maya skills—modeling, texturing, rendering, and animation—within a real-world project-based workflow that translates equally well to film, motion graphics, and game design.

It starts with the basics of selecting and manipulating objects and organizing scenes, as you learn the interface and explore Maya's features. Author George Maestri then takes you through polygonal modeling, creating and refining meshes, sculpting, and NURBS modeling. Once you understand modeling, George will show how to create and apply materials to surfaces—adding color, texture, and reflectivity. He'll then integrate cameras, lighting, and depth-of-field effects into the rendering process, using the built-in software renderer, mental ray, and the new Arnold for Maya renderer. Last but not least, he'll show how to add movement and life to your work with Maya's animation tools.


Excel for Mac 2016: Charts in Depth

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Dennis Taylor

Released On: 7/25/2016

Charts allow you to communicate information visually, with greater impact than tables or raw data. They also happen to be one of the most powerful and easy-to-use features in Microsoft Excel for Mac. Let Dennis Taylor show you how to create different kinds of Excel charts, from column, bar, and line charts to doughnuts and scatter charts, and decide which type works best for your data. Learn how to fine-tune your chart's colors and style; add titles, labels, and legends; insert shapes and pictures; and pull data from multiple sources. Along the way, Dennis offers shortcuts and tips for being more productive and efficient.


Learn Reason 9: The Basics

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Matt Piper

Released On: 7/22/2016

Learn the basics of Reason 9, the professional-grade DAW, from setup and recording to mixing and mastering. Matt Piper shows how to configure the preferences, use the file browser, and get comfortable with the various windows and views. Next, he moves into recording music, showing how to record audio and software instrument tracks, create beats, sample audio, use REX loops, and record automation. Then it's time for editing, using tools such as quantization, pitch correction, time stretching, tempo and time signature automation, and the Comp Editor. Matt also demos mixing techniques, such as setting panning and volume levels; using EQ, compression, gates and sidechain compression; setting up effects sends; and creating parallel channels for compression. Finally, he demonstrates how to use the mastering tools in Reason, as well as how to prep a mix to give to a mastering engineer and how to export stems for collaborative purposes.


Photoshop CC: Creative Color for Photographers

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Chris Orwig

Released On: 7/22/2016

Working with color can be an amazing journey, and Photoshop is a great vehicle for taking the trip. In this course, photographer and educator Chris Orwig teaches a variety of ways to create captivating color in photographs. Chris goes beyond the basics by showing how color can profoundly affect a photograph's impact. He demonstrates adjusting color and tone to make images more vivid, changing clothing and background colors with Photoshop and Camera Raw, working with color saturation, cross-processing, removing color, and more. The course includes real-world challenges that showcase the techniques Chris has shown for creating intriguing and beautiful color photographs.


3D Content Creation for Virtual Reality

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Craig Barr

Released On: 7/22/2016

Virtual reality is a booming industry. The technology for consumers and designers just keeps getting better. Learn how to take advantage of the newest advances in VR modeling, texturing, and rendering in this course with 3D artist and expert Craig Barr. Using Maya and Unity, you'll look at how to create assets that are efficient and effective, contributing to an overall more compelling virtual reality experience. If you're new to VR, watch the introductory chapter to get an overview of the terminology, technical considerations for designers (like refresh rate), and the most popular VR hardware, including the Oculus Rift. Craig then dives into modeling, texturing, and rendering, and offers some tips for making more sophisticated content with ambient lighting and effects. Plus, get insights on cutting-edge VR techniques, such as creating content in VR projects with Unreal Engine 4, Tilt Brush, SculptrVR, MakeVR, and more.


Learn Reason 9: The Basics

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Matt Piper

Released On: 7/22/2016

Learn the basics of Reason 9, the professional-grade DAW, from setup and recording to mixing and mastering. Matt Piper shows how to configure the preferences, use the file browser, and get comfortable with the various windows and views. Next, he moves into recording music, showing how to record audio and software instrument tracks, create beats, sample audio, use REX loops, and record automation. Then it's time for editing, using tools such as quantization, pitch correction, time stretching, tempo and time signature automation, and the Comp Editor. Matt also demos mixing techniques, such as setting panning and volume levels; using EQ, compression, gates and sidechain compression; setting up effects sends; and creating parallel channels for compression. Finally, he demonstrates how to use the mastering tools in Reason, as well as how to prep a mix to give to a mastering engineer and how to export stems for collaborative purposes.


Windows 10: Manage Updates and Recovery

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: James Gonzalez

Released On: 7/22/2016

Windows administrators must always be prepared for the worst-case scenario: system failure. Luckily, Windows 10 offers a variety of recovery and restoration options to help recover corrupt or missing files and get a PC back in working order. This course teaches IT professionals how to perform a system restore, refresh, or reset, and intelligently manage the Windows update process. James Gonzalez shows how to define system restore points, create a system image, and get comfortable with troubleshooting PC issues in the Windows Recovery Environment. He also helps you schedule and install updates, and roll them back when there are problems. Plus, learn how to manage which applications boot on startup and recover individual files with tools like File History and OneDrive.

Note: The course maps to the Manage Updates and Recovery domain from the Configuring Windows Devices exam (70-697).


Photo Gear Weekly

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Tim Grey

Released On: 7/22/2016

Get your gear on! Join photographer, author, and educator Tim Grey every Friday for insights on camera gear of all kinds. In Photo Gear Weekly, Tim shares tips for mastering your camera's advanced features, recommends accessories that will streamline your shooting and expand your creative options, and spotlights hot gear—new and vintage alike—that you'll want to know about.


Advanced Photoshop: Lookup Tables and Gradient Maps

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Richard Harrington

Released On: 7/21/2016

Have you used lookup tables or gradient maps with Photoshop lately? Probably not. Most photographers aren't aware of them. But they're powerful tools for performing all manner of color correction and photo styling tasks.

In this course, Rich Harrington demystifies lookup tables (LUTs) and shows how to use them with Photoshop, Lightroom, and other Adobe CC applications. He also shows how to use gradient maps—where tints are based on the luminance values in the image—to add creative color and noise to images, and how to organize, store, and share these assets with other Creative Cloud programs and other photo and video professionals.


Java Platforms Compared: SE vs EE vs ME

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Peggy Fisher

Released On: 7/21/2016

Java actually comes in three flavors: SE, EE, and ME. But what's the difference? Are you shortchanging yourself if you go with Standard Edition (SE) vs. Enterprise (EE)? Can you develop for mobile without the Micro Edition (ME)? Peggy Fisher provides the answers to a new Java developer's most pressing questions when selecting a platform. Get a quick overview of the Java editions, their differences, and instructions for downloading and installing the SDKs, IDEs, and other assets you need to develop applications with each platform.


Premiere Pro Guru: Fix It in Post

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Eran Stern

Released On: 7/21/2016

Whenever you hear "don't worry—we'll fix it in post," a red light should go off in your head. Those who say it on set often don't solve the problems; the burden will fall on you, the editor. Luckily, many issues can be solved at the post-production stage, and this course teaches you how. Premiere Pro guru Eran Stern touches on topics such as white balance, relighting, flicker and banding problems, shaky footage, cosmetic skin issues, video noise, color matching, and even common audio problems. The techniques shown rely on collaboration with After Effects as well as third-party plugins that augment Premiere Pro.


Sylvia Massy: Unconventional Recording

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Sylvia Massy

Released On: 7/20/2016

Unconventional music requires unconventional recording techniques. Sylvia Massy has helped artists such as Tool and Prince realize their own unique sound and vision, using an engineer's mainstays—a recording studio and mixing board—along with some extraordinary gear. In this short documentary, Sylvia shares some of her most infamous recording experiments, from piano demolition to potato filters, and her new favorite tools, including the custom plugins she's developing for Waves.


SOLIDWORKS: Tips & Tricks

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Gabriel Corbett

Released On: 5/4/2016

Would you like to work faster and more efficiently with SOLIDWORKS? There is a ton of knowledge in the SOLIDWORKS community that you'll never learn from the documentation. Gabriel Corbett has spent years studying the program, attending conferences, teaching classes, and talking to fellow experts. In this weekly series, he shares his insights with you. These tips and tricks cover many different facets of the program, from renaming files, customizing properties, to sketching and constructing difficult geometry, replacing parts, and drawing links. Each weekly episode is just 2-10 minutes—ensuring maximum returns in a minimum amount of time. Tune in every Wednesday for new SOLIDWORKS tips.


Google Drive Advanced Tips and Tricks

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Jess Stratton

Released On: 7/20/2016

Get more out of Google's popular cloud-based file sharing and word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software, Google Drive. Jess Stratton shows how to optimize Drive for the desktop and improve efficiency and productivity with shortcuts and other techniques, like stars and color coding. The course includes advanced tips for Google Docs, Sheets, and Drawings, as well as best practices for getting the most out of Drive when using it with other Google products such as Chrome, Gmail, and Search.


How to Handle Workplace Bullying

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Catherine Mattice

Released On: 7/20/2016

Bullying is a social phenomenon in which the bystanders, leaders, and organizational culture all play a role. It has emotional, psychological, and financial costs to targets and the business. In this course, workplace bullying expert Catherine Mattice helps HR professionals, leaders, managers, and supervisors put a stop to workplace bullying.

She defines the key differences between conflict, harassment, and bullying, and helps you assess the prevalence of bullying in your organization. You'll learn the importance of stepping in to stop it, and coaching those identified as bullies. Catherine also highlights the role leadership plays in exemplifying the right behavior and being transparent about supporting a healthy workplace. To create a positive workplace that's free from bullying, she suggests a healthy workplace corporate policy, tying positive behavior to corporate values, ongoing training, and the use of performance management.


Ethical Hacking: System Hacking

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Lisa Bock

Released On: 7/20/2016

System hacking is the way hackers get access to individual computers on a network. Ethical hackers learn system hacking to detect, prevent, and counter these types of attacks. This course explains the main methods of system hacking—password cracking, privilege escalation, spyware installation, and keylogging—and the countermeasures IT security professionals can take to fight these attacks. Security expert Lisa Bock also covers steganography, spyware on a cell phone, and tactics for hiding files and tools.

These tutorials, along with the other courses featured in the Ethical Hacking series, will prepare students to pass the Certified Ethical Hacker exam and start a career in this in-demand field. Find out more about the exam at https://www.eccouncil.org/programs/certified-ethical-hacker-ceh/.


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