9+ Reasons Why OneNote 2013 Can Help You Become More Successful!

Take a “working tip” from Richland College’s POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures course on how to increase your productivity and efficiency at the office. Like so many other things these days, projects at work seem to have many moving parts—some parts need your attention right away, and other tasks come later but are equally as Continue Reading…

Microsoft Certification

Do you have a job that uses Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, or PowerPoint? Have you been job hunting and continue to run across Word, PowerPoint and Excel on job descriptions? Becoming Microsoft certified in Word, Excel, Access, Outlook or PowerPoint could improve your resume. You might want to think about adding one (or several) Microsoft Continue Reading…

The VLOOKUP Function (A Mystery to Many Excel Users)

by Meggen Mills The VLOOKUP Function is one of the most useful functions in Excel.  It is also one of the most confusing and least understood functions.  This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the VLOOKUP function (function: A prewritten formula that takes a value or values, performs an operation, and returns a Continue Reading…

Make Your Business Charts More Effective!

Take a “working” tip from Richland College’s POFT 2312 Business Correspondence & Communication course: Tip: Understand that the use of charts in today’s communications is accepted, and actually expected, as a way of getting your readers to understand your message faster and easier. So what can you do to make your charts more effective?—in essence how Continue Reading…

Making the Windows 8.1 Start Menu Your Own by Dean Keith

The current version of Windows 8.1 enables more features to help the user bridge the difference between Applications running on the Desktop and Apps running in full screen mode. The addition of the Close and Minimize buttons to the tile Apps screens and enabling tile Apps to be pinned to the Taskbar that now appears Continue Reading…

What will you like about Word 2013?

Ever wondered why you might want to upgrade to Office 2013 or Office 365? Those of you with Office 365 will be using Microsoft’s new subscription service which also provides automatic downloads of updates and revisions. Regardless of how you currently use Microsoft Word, the information provided in this Microsoft blog, should be of interest. Continue Reading…

Make Your Spreadsheet Sparkle

Do you need help with your spreadsheet data? Make your numbers come alive with Excel’s great feature called Sparklines. In the versions before 2010, you needed a third party add-in app to be able to create these. In Excel 2010 and 2013, you now have access to these tiny charts that fit into a cell. Continue Reading…

Customizing Bullets in Word

I’m sure most of us have used Word’s bullet feature at some point and, no doubt, selected one of the pre-defined shapes and colors. However, if you want to add a little “zing” to one of your documents, consider using a customized bullet to emphasize your key points. Let’s suppose I have a document that Continue Reading…