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 …

9 Things That Motivate Employees More Than Money

Motivating employees and keeping them motivated goes beyond just the money. Don’t show ’em the money (even if you have it). Here are nine better ways to boost morale. The ability to motivate employees is one of the greatest skills an entrepreneur can possess. Two years ago, I realized I didn’t …

Email Security: Add additional security to your email

The other day I had coffee with a friend of mine (yes I do have friends).  Anyway the conversation veered off into a rant about their computer being attacked by a virus.  What is a virus?  More importantly how do viruses spread?  What has this got to do with emails …

8 Reasons to improve your Excel in 2016

Why do so many of us use Excel? Everyone at some or other time in their career has to use Excel. Job applications, job descriptions and job prerequisites require Excel. Companies, personal agencies and the like ask for Excel specific skills and or Excel specific skill-sets. Big organisations, spend a …