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Hire and train the right talent

Find and train the people you need to develop a successful Teams practice.

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Build a team that will help your solution thrive

Bringing together the right talent and resources for your organization is key for a successful Teams practice. Identifying and developing such talent takes a comprehensive hiring and training strategy that’s based on these five stages.

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Define members and roles

Map out the technical and leadership roles that a successful Teams practice needs.

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Identify capabilities and gaps

Assess your organizational strengths and weaknesses, as well as how to adjust for them.

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Target skills to hire and train

Identify the priority hires and development paths that best fit your team’s capabilities.

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Source the talent you need

Explore different recruiting channels, conduct a thorough talent search, and start hiring.

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Train and certify your team

Find the right training options for every team member’s unique role and development path.

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Download the Microsoft Teams Talent Guide

The Microsoft Teams Talent Guide is designed to help you develop a hiring plan for your Microsoft Teams practice. For a quick overview on how to develop an effective hiring plan, check out our infographic.

Training resources

Keep your Teams practice up to date with the latest partner-tested strategies. Here are some of the resources available to help get you started.

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Office 365 Training Center

Get the most out of Office 365’s suite of applications with training material for Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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Training event in a box

Develop your training event with sales and technical presentations, speaker notes, marketing templates, and more.

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All-access pass to learning

Whether you’re seeking certifications or want to become an Azure expert, find guidance with Microsoft training material.

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Role-specific training resources

From administrators to data scientists to marketers, find the training resources most relevant to you.

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Administer and manage Microsoft Teams

Learn to implement security and manage collaboration in Teams, upgrade from Skype for Business to Teams, and prepare for the MS-700 exam in this online course.
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Dive into Microsoft Teams Calling and Meetings

Explore the landscape of Teams architecture, governance, and manageability and understand the technical aspects of Teams in this self-paced on-demand training.

Help customers start the path to Zero Trust

A Zero Trust model assumes breach and verifies each request as though it originates from an open network. A strong identity foundation is essential to secure remote access and helps customers start their Zero Trust journey. Learn about what's new in Microsoft Entra ID to grow your identity practice while helping your customers secure remote access with single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, and adaptive access controls in this video from Microsoft Inspire.

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