AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Suddenly working from home? Tips for a Successful Transition.

March 26, 2020
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Transitioning to a remote work environment can be challenging.  To help, we’ve compiled some of our favorite tips to help you successfully make the change.

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Stay Productive, While Working Remote

March 17, 2020
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With the spread of Covid-19 affecting everything from travel to the availability of toilet paper and hand sanitizer, mitigating the virus around the world has become a growing concern. That’s why many companies are mandating or recommending that employees work from home.

Although it may be your dream to work from the comforts of your couch, remote work is not without its challenges.  Have you thought about how you will stay focused and productive?

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Look Like a Rockstar During an Interview.

March 9, 2020
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So, do you have any questions for me?

Sound familiar? Almost every interview these days ends with this question, and your answer should always be, 'Yes.'

By the time you’ve reached the on-site interview, you’ve demonstrated your strengths and shown your alignment with the Company’s needs. Now, it’s your turn to see if the company’s strengths match your needs. To make sure you’re making the right career move, consider the team, growth opportunity, and company mission. The 'do you have any questions for me' part of the interview is a great chance to do this.

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How to Answer Behavioral Interview Questions

February 20, 2020
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Have you ever gone in to an interview dreading those 'tell me about a time when' questions. You know, those questions that make you think on your feet, but leave you face down if you answer incorrectly. 

We know that interviewing can be a daunting, painful endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. The more familiar you are with some of the most common behavioral interview questions, the easier it becomes to formulate great answers and let your true self shine through. To help you ace that next interview, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite 'tell me about a time when' questions. 

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Windows 10 | Getting Current is as Important as Staying Current

February 18, 2020
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Windows 10 Branch Management is an ongoing process, but even with the cyclical nature of the updates, there is still a ‘figurative’ finish line that needs to be crossed each time your organization updates your branch. Complicating things even more, each branch has a limited time-frame for support. As soon as you are fully modern, the clock starts ticking again.

Automatic Updates   
In Windows 10, security updates are downloaded and installed automatically. You don’t get a choice in the matter. And that’s largely a good thing. Too many people never take the time to keep up to date with security updates, and an unsecured PC connected to the Internet can become a problem for everyone. 

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Blast Off ... with ACM!

February 18, 2020
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What Adoption Change Management can do for you

Change is a given. Although it can be a struggle, change in an organizational setting is necessary. New projects are constantly in motion to increase profits and improve competitiveness, yet managing change tends to take a back burner, and when it does, it can lead to disaster.  Check out these alarming stats.

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Is it time to Shift to a Modern Desktop?

February 11, 2020
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Everyone is talking about adapting and changing, simplifying business tasks and achieving greater productivity. Phrases like ‘modern desktop’ and ‘digital transformation’ are the all the buzz, however, does anyone really know what they mean?

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Moving to the Cloud. Not if, but when?

February 5, 2020
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Technology is a mainstay today.  Its everywhere.  At work, at home, on the plane, on vacation.   We’re surrounded by TVs, personal digital assistants, wireless devices and portable electronics.  We use technology to communicate, coordinate, collaborate and share.  But how do we keep pace? We’re in a constant state of learning.  The Podcasts, seminars and webcasts are the norm.  But, how do we fit it all in? 

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Microsoft End Point Manager | What is it?

January 28, 2020
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Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM) was recently introduced by Microsoft to provide an end-to-end management solution that combines device management services from System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Intune into a unified experience. 

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Successfully Transforming to a Modern Workplace

January 23, 2020
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Remember the good ‘ol days when dial-up Internet connections, tethered phones, data warehouses and hard drives were the norm. Fast forward to today where we’ve entered an era of real-time reactivity, innovation and collaboration.

This digital evolution continues to evolve and can no longer be ignored.  What are the challenges facing your Company as the result of this new modern workplace? How can it be implemented so that employees adopt and leverage the changes in their everyday work practices?

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