STOP!! Before You Press “Send,” Did You Use the Right Word?

How many times have you taken a quick glimpse at your message, and pressed the Send button only to discover later that a word in your message had been used incorrectly? The word you typed may have looked similar to the one you intended to use, and you know that the pronunciation of the two Continue Reading…


Let MS Office 2013 Custom Apps Help You Increase Your Productivity!

  Did you know there is much more you can do to enhance your experiences with the Microsoft Office 2013 Suite than what is already included in Word? Excel? PowerPoint? or Outlook? While the applications within the Suite are literally crammed with tons of powerful features, there additional ways (through add-ins) that you can customize your specific Continue Reading…


Windows 10 is Coming!

As is always true in the world of computer technology, change is coming very soon. Microsoft will announce and make available sometime later this year its newest version of Windows—Windows 10. Users of Windows 7 or Windows 8 or 8.1 will be able to get Windows 10 FREE. This is a first from Microsoft and Continue Reading…


How to Insert Checkboxes in an Excel 2013 Spreadsheet

Follow the link below to learn how to insert checkboxes on an Excel spreadsheet.  In the article, Bilal Ibrar discusses how to insert checkboxes and shares several examples of how you might use these checkboxes when designing an Excel spreadsheet. The post is located on a blog called Write A Writing.  Please click the link on Write A Continue Reading…


Are You Using Mobile Apps to Help With Your Job Search and Connections?

If you are looking for employment or wanting to increase contacts in your professional network, you should consider looking at mobile tools that are available to assist you. In January 2015, Business Daily News featured at least 10 apps that can help you with your employment search and networking, and best of all, THEY ARE Continue Reading…


WRITING TO WIN: How to Write Effective Meeting Recaps

By Royce Murcherson, Ph.D. Have you ever wondered why people shrink from taking the minutes in a meeting? It can be one of the hardest jobs on a project team or committee because it carries a huge amount of responsibility. The ‘note taker’ is tasked with accurately capturing details from a discussion that could veer Continue Reading…


Do Your Administrative Professional Skills/Talents REALLY Measure Up to What Today’s Employers Want?

Talents, skills, talents, skills—these words are thrown around a lot today by employers and job seekers alike. And yet, what do these words really mean to people who want to get or upgrade their job marketability so they can be as attractive as possible to potential employers? What can you do to maximize your administrative Continue Reading…


101 Most Useful Websites

The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet is a frequently updated list of lesser-known but wonderful websites and cool web apps.  Instead of using Google or Bing, you may find sites on this list that you can easily remember and may want to use frequently.  Click the link below to visit the Digital Inspiration Continue Reading…


WRITING TO WIN: Persuasion and Occasion in Internal Proposals

WRITING TO WIN: Persuasion and Occasion in Internal Proposals by Royce Murcherson, Ph.D., Professor of English, Richland College You are a professional. You want to be successful. You want your good ideas to be noticed and implemented. What’s the magic formula? You write to persuade. You create carefully crafted internal proposals that will cause your Continue Reading…