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 …

Things You Should Never Do During An Interview

In today’s economic climate and the challenges of finding employment, how many folk give any serious thought to a job interview. I’m no expert, but from the many CV’s and conversations that come my way, not much thought.   Interviews are your first foot in the door to a company, …

8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees

What does… make a remarkable employee.  I wonder how many employers and “bosses” take time to ponder this!  An employee is more than a commodity.  They have attributes that contribute to the business, the team and they (should) fit the job profile.  Given the criteria, a genuine employee has a …

Cloud Computing – Delivering a Service

  What is “cloud computing” you may ask. In simple terms Cloud computing is the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product.  Resources, software and information provided to computer and other devices are shared over a network, the internet. Software applications abound in the marketplace, giving us a wide choice in our quest …

Microsoft Word Paragraph Spacing

Paragraph spacing!  You’d be surprised how few people actually know how to use the paragraph spacing tools effectively and efficiently ie. work smart, save time and energy.  Time is money.  What do the paragraph spacing tools do?  They are there to simplify the way you work.  You can either increase …

Limit Rows and Columns in Excel – Temporarily

Excel is one of my passions.  It is such a versatile spreadsheet package that allows users to organize, format, and calculate data with the use of formulas or functions tools.  The Excel spreadsheet system is broken into rows and columns.  Excel 2007/2010 versions has “unlimited” rows and columns which in …

Five Deadly Interview Mistakes

Going for a  job interview can be somewhat challenging to most people.  How do you go about preparing for an interview and making a  good first impression?  Research is always a good start ie. (research) the industry and the company.  Carl Wellenstein Career Advice Blog gives five great tips. “Making a …