CareerCast Announces Best Jobs in IT – Does your Job Make the List?

Information security analysts, software engineers, and computer systems analysts rank one, two, and three, respectively, in CareerCast’s 2017 report … [Read more...]

The ROI of IT Training

Employers spend serious money on learning and development – $70.6 billion per year in the U.S. alone, to be exact. Yet, all too often company leaders … [Read more...]

How to Convince Your Boss to Pay for Job-Specific Training

Have you ever asked your boss to pay for job-specific training? If yes, you are no stranger to the awkward, vulnerable feelings that accompany such a … [Read more...]

ITKAN and Directions to Deliver IT Training to Chicagoland Professionals with Disabilities

ITKAN, whose mission is to develop passionate IT professionals with disabilities, is partnering with Directions Training to train and secure … [Read more...]

Azure Training is an Investment in Your Awesomeness

Do more with less, said everyone always. But still be innovative, flexible, and prepared for anything. And do it quickly and securely. Seems like a … [Read more...]

Microsoft Official Curriculum On-Demand IT Training at Directions

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Managed Partner, Directions Training is delighted to be on the front lines of a new training solution that puts you at … [Read more...]

CPS and Directions Training Team Up for 3rd Job Shadow Day

CHICAGO - Dec. 8, 2015 - PRLog -- Employees from Directions Training, a Chicago-based IT and professional development training company, spent the … [Read more...]

SharePoint 2013 Virtual TechClinic

Organizations are using SharePoint 2013 as a web-based platform that makes it easy to conduct business online. Consistent with Microsoft’s branding, … [Read more...]

Maximize Year-End IT Training Budgets

It may be hard to believe, but end-of-year deadlines are around the corner. Now is the best time to secure a training plan that produces return on … [Read more...]

Information Security Training Courses

The protection of confidential information is very important for every organization, especially in today's data-driven economy. While organizations … [Read more...]

50% OFF all Guaranteed to Run Classes

Don’t wait on this one! For a limited time only Directions is offering 50% OFF* all Guaranteed to Run (GTR) Microsoft Official Courses (MOC). That’s … [Read more...]

Sending Instant Message Attachments Directly from an Office 2013 Application

A tip from Directions' Senior Applications Instructor... Did you know you can instant message an office file directly from the application?  Simply … [Read more...]

MORE POWER! MORE POWER! New G-Series VM’s available in Azure!

According to Directions' Microsoft Certified Trainer... Students who are new to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform are often concerned that the VM's … [Read more...]

Using Timeline Slicers in Excel 2013 Pivot Tables

More notes from “The Office Guy”… Excel has always had a lot of robust tools that allow users to analyze their data. Among the most popular tools … [Read more...]

PowerShell Syntax Shorthand

If you've been introduced to PowerShell, you already know that the standard commandlets are rather lengthy. What you may not know is that many … [Read more...]

Contact Photos – Lync 2013

Historically, contact photos have been stored in one of two places; within the Active Directory ‘thumbnailphoto’ attribute for a given user object, or … [Read more...]

Creating Command Notification Channels and Subscriptions

On occasion, it may be necessary for a SCOM administrator to perform a specific action when an alert is detected. This can be accomplished by … [Read more...]

Installing a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller

Many of our current customers are still running Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controllers and they are looking to replace … [Read more...]

5 Minute Look at a Windows 10 Preview Edition! Enter the NEW Start Menu!

Yep, that's right, the future of the desktop, laptop, and tablet is here in a Preview edition. Click Here to check out a Windows 10 Preview! You … [Read more...]

5 Minute Look at a Windows 10 Preview Edition! Enter the NEW Start Menu!

Yep, that's right, the future of the desktop, laptop, and tablet is here in a Preview edition. Click Here to check out a Windows 10 … [Read more...]