Paying Attention to Details

Secondary school students today are very fortunate to live in an era where they are constantly reminded about paying attention to small details. For example, everyone knows how important a simple “period” or “comma” can be in a computer program or internet address. Forget a minor detail like that and …

Personnel Agencies and Computer Skills

How do Recruitment/Personnel agencies measure a prospective employees computer skills: A lot has been written about recruitment/personal agencies and how they investigate prospective employees. How do these agencies weed out CV exaggeration, lies and claims. They are adept at finding discrepancies, doing background checks and using additional resources such as …

Microsoft Word Formatting

What is meant by Microsoft Word Formatting? Part of docuemnt formatting is the use of font characteristics however, it goes beyond bold, italics, font style and size. Part of formatting is maintaining a consistent look across the whole document; automatically number sentences and section headers, applying the same font to …

6 Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks

Did you know? In Microsoft Word when you type a signature line and press enter the Microsoft application completes a border line which often proves difficult to remove. This happens because the app “thinks” this is what you want and completes a second action on your behalf. The solution: Do …

5 Reasons to Use PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a presentation software program that is part of the Microsoft Office suite. PowerPoint uses a graphical approach to presentations in the form of slide shows and allows the individual/s to have a visual of the topic or subject of the presenter or speaker. The presenter or speaker has …

Avoid Resume Mistakes

Does your resume do a good job selling your skills?  Writing a great resume does not necessarily mean you should follow the rules you hear through the grapevine.  Your resume is a one-of-a-kind marketing communication. It should be appropriate to your situation and do exactly what you want it to …