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  • Linux file and directory management commands

    Downloads · Jul 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    If you’re new to the world of Linux server administration, you might be overwhelmed with the idea of having to deal with the command line. However, it’s almost inevitable that you will have to face those fears. And even though you can install a GUI on those servers, the added...

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  • How Apple users can make the most of Microsoft 365 at work

    Downloads · Jul 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Microsoft 365, formerly Office 365, isn’t just for Windows users. Apple professionals, too, can take advantage of the popular platform’s numerous benefits. Learn how Apple professionals can optimize efficiency and productivity with the cloud platform using iPads, iPhones and Macs when working within Windows-centric organizations in this article from TechRepublic...

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  • Slow down: How adjusting service ticket behaviors can improve end user satisfaction

    Downloads · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    It’s tempting, in the heat of the typical support technician’s day, to enter minimal information in service tickets to speed resolution. After all, closing tickets quickly is the goal, right? Fifteen years of industry consulting experience, however, has taught me the opposite is true. It’s important to take a little...

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  • Hiring Kit: Mobile Application Developer

    Downloads · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    For much of the world’s population, mobile devices serve as the primary tool for getting things done. Whether its banking, scheduling meetings, buying new clothes, or ordering pizza, the mobile smartphone, running a specifically designed application, can do it. Businesses in practically any industry simply must have a presence on...

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  • VPN usage policy

    Downloads · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    As more and more users work from remote locations, the need for secure access to networks, systems, and data continues to grow. This policy provides guidelines to help IT ensure that VPNs are properly deployed and outlines acceptable use policies for end users on company-issued and personal devices. From...

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  • Ergonomics policy

    Downloads · May 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    A safe and healthy work environment provides the foundation for all employees to be at their most productive. Not only does it promote productivity in the workforce, it also helps prevent accidents, lawsuits, and in extreme cases, serious injury and potentially loss of life. This policy establishes procedures to help...

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  • Hiring Kit: Quality Assurance Engineer

    Downloads · May 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Quality Assurance Engineers apply their technical expertise and skills to oversee the entire software development lifecycle and to verify the quality of the product and the overall user experience against a checklist specified by the client. Finding and hiring individuals with the right technical expertise, system experience, and ability to...

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  • IT Data Center Green Energy Policy

    Downloads · Apr 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    As worldwide energy needs and concerns about climate change continue to increase, environmentally responsible business practices are critical for the successful future of a company and the markets in which it operates. Green energy and sustainability savings in the data center provide not only financial benefits, but also lower organizational...

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  • Hiring Kit: Robotics Engineer

    Downloads · Apr 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Finding the right person to fill the role of robotics engineer can be tricky because of the combination of skills required. This kit includes a detailed job description, sample interview questions, and basic want ad to simplify the task. From the job description: Introduction For many industries...

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  • Computer Equipment Disposal policy

    Downloads · Apr 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Computers, laptops, servers, and other IT equipment are regularly replaced and decommissioned. Off-lease systems must be returned to the manufacturer, some equipment is recycled, and other systems are given to employees or donated. Systems must be properly processed, and sensitive, proprietary, and all other organization information must be properly removed...

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