Office Skills

When money problems come home

March 7, 2019 Categorized in: Tracking Expenses

It may not be realistic to completely put an end to money arguments once and for all. But there are strategies to help you have better conversations about money.
Have you ever tried to give a presentation when the internet connections for your attendees were sketchy? Now in Slides, you can turn on automatic captioning while presenting.
When Congress expanded the Americans with Disabilities Act in 2009, it broadened the circle of people eligible for ADA rights even wider. That has led to a spike in people filing ADA-related legal claims. Here’s what managers need to know about the ADA:

Dump that snazzy video equipment!

September 6, 2018 Categorized in: Presentations

Many an office will splurge on a nice video camera, light kit and editing system with dreams of hitting their company intranet, website or YouTube with snazzy content. But struggling with complicated hardware is often overkill because of the way videos are produced or perceived these days.
It can be hard to sacrifice things you usually spend money on, but it can also be fun to cut back and watch the savings accumulate. Here are eight ways to save.
The go-to for visual presentations is usually Microsoft’s PowerPoint—it’s easy, familiar and works well in many situations. However, there are other programs that may be more effective for different needs. Here are some alternatives.

Combine video and text to train

August 3, 2017 Categorized in: Presentations

We asked experts for their take on teaching computer software, and the consensus is that a mix of video and written instructions are best.
What should you do if you think your bosses are overdoing it with their spending?

How do you defeat the new job jitters?

November 3, 2016 Categorized in: HR

New jobs often go hand-in-hand with uneasiness and uncertainty in the first week. How can you make new hires feel more comfortable right away?

The guaranteed great speech template

October 16, 2016 Categorized in: Presentations

You’ve sat through a hundred speeches before—and you remember maybe two of them. Here’s a sample sequence to keep yours on course so it doesn’t wind up with those lost 98.

Protect your docs with a laminator

August 20, 2016 Categorized in: Purchasing

Here are the Top 10 Best Thermal Laminators In 2016 Reviews, by top10bestpro.com (with Amazon.com prices).

Try Google Docs on your phone

June 6, 2016 Categorized in: Presentations

Making document changes while out and about can be tedious, but one potential solution is Google Docs on your phone.
It’s completely normal to get nervous before a big presentation, even if you’re a veteran.