Learning

01
Oct

Conifer has strong presence at NYSAFAH’s Annual Upstate Conference

On September 25, Lisa Kaseman (NY Regional Vice President) participated in the “Tax & Zoning Policies Around New York” panel at the 2019 Upstate NYSAFAH Conference.  Lisa, along with the other panelists, were asked to share their knowledge on zoning, PILOTs, 581-a and IDA exemptions. Panelists included Timothy Henzy (Smith & Henzy Advisory Group), Erika […]

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30
Oct

LMS Update Information

I am very happy to announce an enhanced feature in Grace Hill’s Vision system (LMS) that will help to reduce confusion around course completions. When Grace Hill updated the format of their courses, some learners mistakenly thought they were finished with a course when they had actually missed viewing one or two of the required […]

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28
Sep

Email Tips from Microsoft

Greetings, Have you ever panicked after hitting send on an email? Click here for a few tips from the Microsoft Corporation to help allieviate that stress. This information was shared with me by Robert Loud of the Asset Management team. Enjoy and utilize.

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17
Aug

REAC Training

Hello everyone, If you work at a property which requires a REAC inspection, and you are not familiar with the proces, don’t worry help is on the way! A NEW training offering will be available early september. Your Regional and or district manager will provide more information. In the meantime, there are three resources for you on the […]

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15
Aug

$189 for all day (8 hour) Microsoft Training Through New Horizons

Greetings, Previously we posted that the Learning Department struck a deal with New Horizons to purchase discount coupons for Microsoft Office Suite training. New Horizons is a national provider for onsite and virtual training in multiple technologies; with facilities within all the states in which Conifer has communities and regional offices. Multiple locations in most covering a large portion of […]

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03
Aug

Clearing Cache from your browser

Just like your keyboard and monitor needs cleaning from time to time, so does your Internet browser to ensure that it continues to function quick and efficiently. Cache is a component that stores data for future use. The Cache on your browser needs to be cleaned so that problems do not occur with your computer such as web pages […]

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23
Jun

Your Personal Brand – (Learning to Lead)

If I asked you to name the one product or brand you cannot live without or you refuse to substitute, could you do it? This could be a type of car you love to drive, a restaurant chain or independent you seem to find yourself frequenting. Maybe it’s a type of ink pen you prefer […]

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13
Jun

Development Shark Tank

Just in case you missed it. This year at our Annual Conifer Conference, members of the Development team were able to showcase their negotiation skills before a distinguished panel of guest. Watch as members of our Development team pitch their business (community) plans to the infamous and shrewd investors from Shark Tank. Happy Learning! Kat […]

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07
Apr

Your Learning is Important!

Watch this video of our President and CEO, Tim Fournier expressing value for our professional development. Providing opportunities to learn and foster growth within Conifer is an important aspect of our organization. Our daily decisions are guided by our values: commitment, dedication, honesty, innovation, integrity, quality and respect.

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23
Mar

Group Meetings are the Perfect Opportunity for Learning and Development

Greetings, Lynda.com has proven itself a great resource for many of you! Let’s keep the learning train moving forward. If you are hosting a team meeting, why not take 10-15 minutes of that time for learning a new skill together? Lynda.com offers video based training on a variety of business related topics: Accounting Analytics Business Intelligence Business Skills […]

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22
Feb

Easier Than Before!!!

Greetings everyone, This learning minute exceeds our normal 1-2 minute video format. However, I think many of you will greatly appreciate the content and want to watch the entire four minute training. This session is on some of the changes we’ve made to the LMS based on your feedback. This is a sneak peek and […]

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26
Jan

Staying Connected Through Skype

Greetings, Here is a video of the basics of Skype for business. If you have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to email me at learning@coniferllc.com or give me a call at ext.1609. Thank you Lisa Bowen and Laura Young for the recommendations. If you have a suggestion, or a one minute training idea you would like […]

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14
Jan

Quick Parts in Outlook AMAZING TOOL

This 1 minute learning segment is a learning suggestion submitted by Andrea DeCastro, Administrative Assistant to John Giannuzzi. Do you find yourself typing the same text over and over again in an email? Maybe you search for a previously sent email to forward it to someone new. If this sounds familiar this tip is for YOU! […]

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21
Oct

Lynda.com a LinkedIn Company

Lynda.com! Have you heard of it? This company offers tons of training from various business related topics such as career development, Microsoft Office products and strategic negotiating, to non-business topics such as photography, web design and gaming! Are you interested in taking an advanced video training on MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, or maybe you […]

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25
Sep

Lunch and Learns are Back with a Bang!

Conifer made the commitment to better our employee engagement as well as provide multiple venues for learning. The re-vamping of the “Lunch and Learn” series is one such venue. Lucky for us, Charlie volunteered to present at the  first of the new Lunch and Learn sessions. On Wednesday, September 23, Charles “Charlie” Lewis, SVP of […]

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