Excel

Pin your frequently used Excel workbooks for easy access

September 8, 2020

If the Excel icon appears in the Windows taskbar, right-click it.

Excel

Simple ways to ensure accuracy in Excel

September 8, 2020

Accuracy is the responsibility of each person producing reports to support business decisions. Now that there is a sense of accountability, it’s knowing the tools that can help.

Advancement

Tasty treats for tricky interviews

September 2, 2020

Knocking on a hiring manager’s door can feel unnerving, especially when self-doubt creeps in and you’re afraid of being dished ghastly tricks instead of treats. These strategies will help you maneuver through loaded questions and sell yourself confidently.

Workplace Etiquette

Ask the veteran: How do I write a reluctant thank-you note?

September 2, 2020

Question: “I’ve been asked to write a thank-you note to one of our clients who put the company through hell recently. How do we grit our teeth and write a pleasant paragraph that won’t seem disingenuous?”

Internal Communication

Ask the veteran: How do I tell my co-workers they’re triggering my anxiety?

September 2, 2020

Question: “I haven’t shared my mental illness diagnosis with my co-workers or my boss. But there are things my co-workers do that can trigger great, almost suffocating anxiety in me. Do you know of a good way I can let them know of the effect they’re having without making my mental health an open book?”

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