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    How to Refer a Friend for a Job

    How to Refer a Friend for a Job
    Finding a job is no easy task. Thankfully you’re employed, but it’s hard to watch your buddy network, scour job boards, send updated resumes, and… still not get a single call back. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could nudge her through the door at your company with a glowing reference? Definitely! But beware, oh gracious pal. Putting in a good ...
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    Top Tips & Shortcuts for Powerpoint Presentations

    Top Tips & Shortcuts for Powerpoint Presentations
    Over the years I have lost count of how many Powerpoint presentations I have created. They are so easy to do and they are a great way to get your message across. I’ve learned a lot of great tips for Powerpoint and so I thought I would share some of my favorites in this article. Copying from Excel to Powerpoint How ...
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    Create a Disaster Plan: Work Together to Prepare for the Worst

    Create a Disaster Plan: Work Together to Prepare for the Worst
    When it comes to preparing for disaster, executives are the ones who sweat the big stuff, whether the potential risk is a hurricane, earthquake, pandemic, terrorist attack or other calamity. Top managers approve the plan for offsite data mirroring, pick an alternate payroll processor and assure the firm's biggest customers that current services won't be interrupted. But of course, it's the ...
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    Seven Guidelines for Gesturing When You Speak

    Seven Guidelines for Gesturing When You Speak
    When I coach executives who want to become more effective speakers, or when I direct a presentation skills seminar, there’s one question I hear repeatedly: "How should I gesture when I give a speech?" Usually, the questioner goes on to say: "I feel awkward enough just trying to remember my speech. Then the tension escalates when I realize that my audience ...
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    Preparing Your Office for Natural Disasters

    Preparing Your Office for Natural Disasters
    Natural disasters--whether tornado, flood, earthquake or fire--can be devastating both personally and professionally. Although you can't control disasters, you can take steps to prepare for the unexpected. -Make a video record of your belongings. Buy, rent or borrow a video camera, and videotape everything in your office. While taping, describe in detail everything you see. As they say, "A picture is ...
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    Get the Cutting Edge from Power Point Presentation Tips

    Get the Cutting Edge from Power Point Presentation Tips So what are those PowerPoint presentation tips that make your argument a cut above the rest? Here's what: 1. Avoid long sentences per slide. Keep it to a minimum of 7-10 lines. Remember you are showing not only words, but other graphics. Just use keywords and phrases, instead of long sentences. Your ...
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    Resolve Office Conflicts

    Resolve Office Conflicts
    When the going gets tough, your coworkers can be the first to get on your last nerve. Whether it's due to on-the-job pressures, stress at home, familiarity or just proximity, when you're feeling hot under the collar, it's often your coworkers who wind up feeling the heat - whether they actually deserve it or not. So the next time you're ready ...
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    Carve Out a Safe Halloween Party, Says Attorney

    Carve Out a Safe Halloween Party, Says Attorney
    It’s that time of year when many businesses and their employees have a ghoulishly good time at company-sponsored Halloween parties, but the trick for employers is to provide a treat to the staff while maintaining an appropriate decorum. Beware, though, says lawyer Patricia S. Robinson, as costumes that are fiendishly funny to one person may be the kiss of death to ...
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    5 Steps to Setting Up a Wireless Network

    5 Steps to Setting Up a Wireless Network
    Wireless networks are becoming faster, more affordable and easier to adopt than ever. Growing small businesses that have adopted a wireless solution are already reporting immediate paybacks in higher productivity, flexible application mobility and greater worker satisfaction. Roughly 228,000 small businesses currently have remote access capabilities built into their networks for security monitoring and, according to America Marketing Institute, the number ...
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    Microsoft Word

    Microsoft Word
    Welcome to Microsoft Office Word 2007, included in the 2007 release of the Microsoft Office system. Office Word 2007 is a powerful authoring program that gives you the ability to create and share documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with the easy-to-use Microsoft Office Fluent user interface. Office Word 2007 helps information workers create professional-looking content more quickly ...
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    How to Make Friends in and out of the Office

    How to Make Friends in and out of the Office
    When we were younger, making friends was easy. School provides us with an instant pool of people our own age that we interact with on a daily basis, who are in the same boat we are. But once we leave college and enter the real world, finding friends can be a more difficult task, especially if you have to relocate for ...
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    Microsoft Word Tips

    If you have ever used a computer, chances are you have also used Microsoft Word to create documents for work, school or life. Word makes it easy for anyone to quickly create, edit and share professional looking documents. Here are a few tips to help you get exactly what you need or want using Microsoft Word. Working on Two Separate Document ...
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    7 Things You Should Know About Microsoft Word

    7 Things You Should Know About Microsoft Word
    Microsoft Word is an extremely easy tool to start using. However there are lots of interesting features "under the hood." Some of these features can save you a lot of time when producing documents. I am amazed that they are not as well known as they should be. These top seven tips are my favorites and I cannot imagine life with ...
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    Improve Your Writing Skills

    Improve Your Writing Skills
    As more business communications are conducted through email, instant messaging, PowerPoint presentations and other written forms, writing ability can help today's professionals set themselves apart. The ability to write clearly in reports or white papers is necessary to advance. "Rightly or wrongly, people judge their colleagues based on their writing ability," says R. Craig Hogan, director of the Business Writing Center ...
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    4 Tips to Handle a Sabotaging Coworker

    4 Tips to Handle a Sabotaging Coworker
    We all like to think of our coworkers as friends, but what happens when you become the target of a coworker's dirty politics? Here are some strategies that can help you keep the peace without losing your edge, shared by fellow soldiers on the office wars' front lines. Take Precautions It is wise to have some good measures in place to ...
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    Five Time Saving Microsoft Word Tips

    Five Time Saving Microsoft Word Tips
    Most Microsoft Word users spend over an hour a week completing tasks that could be accomplished virtually instantly by applying tools which are built into Word. This is either because they do not know that these tools exist or they have had no training in how to use them. Many of these features are very simple to use, and after some ...
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    7 More Things You Should Know About Microsoft Word

    7 More Things You Should Know About Microsoft Word
    Following on from my successful article 7 Top Tips for Microsoft Word, here are seven more really useful tips. Don't work harder, work smarter! Moving icons around the toolbars To move icons around the toolbars, simply hold the Alt key down, move the cursor over the icon you want to move, and press the left mouse button. Now drag the icon ...
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    What to Do When an Employee Leaves

    What to Do When an Employee Leaves
    For the entrepreneur, employee turnover always raises challenges, questions and issues. Employees, of course, leave for many reasons. They're promoted, take a new or "better" position, retire - and, yes, sometimes they're terminated. Whatever the cause - even if an employee is asked to leave before the end of the day - it's crucial for you and the direct supervisor to ...
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    MS Word Calendar Printing and Design

    Calendar printing is a fun and easy way to customize your calendar, for either personal use or as a gift to friends and loved ones. All you need are your great pictures or illustrations, a little computer know-how and a reliable printing company. MS Word and Calendar Printing Here’s how you can do a calendar design in simple MS Word, keeping ...
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    CRM & SalesForce

    CRM & SalesForce
    Customer relationship management or CRMis a group of practices to improve customer friendly nature of a company. CRM practices involve the automation of all business proceedings and offering better quality services to customers, especially to good customers. The sole reason why these practices are becoming popular is the increased competition. Good CRM practices can make the customer himself as the greatest ...
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