Using Excel For Business: 10 Productivity Tips Stop using the same clumsy functions and up your productivity with these Excel shortcuts. October 19, 2011 Most business owners use only a small percentage of Microsoft Excel for business analysis. In addition, most of us never progress past the elementary level because we keep doing things the same way instead of learning new functions. It is time that all changed!
Don’t bury the lead & other job tips from SXSW I recently had the pleasure of attending the interactive portion of SXSW last week in Austin. To say that it was overwhelming would be an understatement. With an estimated attendance of nearly 25,000 people there to learn, connect and talk about technology, there were so many sessions I wanted to attend that putting a schedule together made my head spin. However, one of the sessions I attended offered some great advice on today’s digital job hunt. How to build a timeless work wardrobe on a budget Focus on staples firstBefore spending money on anything else, make sure you have staple work pieces in your wardrobe. Simon Kneen, creative director at Banana Republic, says both men and women need to have a crisp, white shirt in their closet. “You can’t go wrong with a well-tailored white shirt, because it is both eternally classic and incredibly versatile,” Kneen says. “A well-made white shirt can be worn through the work week and on weekends when teamed with a pair of jeans, creating a casual, yet elegant look.”
5 Ways Brands Can Use Pinterest to Boost Consumer Engagement On Pinterest? Follow Mashable to check out our favorite infographics, tech news, internet memes and digital culture! The surprise smash-hit social networking site of 2011 wasn’t Twitter, Tumblr or Google+. Ever Been Fired? How to Answer This One! For some, the question “Have you ever been fired?” can inspire a pit in the stomach when the answer to that question is “Yes”. You may be among an unfortunate bunch who had a horrific experience at a company (or with a certain coworker or boss), ending in a not so ideal ending. And whether your termination was your fault or not, it can continue to haunt you in your search for future prospects. So what is the best way to field this tough issue? Be Honest
Top 7 Resume Grammatical Errors - And How To Avoid Them Your resume is your best foot forward within a company. It’s a hiring manager’s first exposure to who you are as an employee – and if it is laden with grammatical errors – your lack of attention to detail will translate to your prospective employer as carelessness and lack of professionalism. With the piles of resumes sent to hiring managers on a daily basis, whether you are a business degree graduate or an experienced professional, here are some of the most common grammatical errors found in resumes – and tips to avoid them: 1) Changing Tenses
10 Tips for Job Seekers in the Digital Era David Clarke is CEO and co-founder of BGT Partners, a 2010, 2011 and 2012 Ad Age Top 15 Best Places to Work in the U.S. honoree. BGT creates interactive marketing and technology solutions for global corporations that strengthen brands, develop more engaging relationships, and transform businesses. What does it take to land your dream job? In this digital era, job candidates have a plethora of tools at their disposal to help them ace the interview, including advice websites, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Some Key Social Media Trends To Look For In 2012 Editor’s note: Guest contributor Joseph Puopolo is an entrepreneur and start-up enthusiast, who blogs on a variety of topics including green initiatives, technology and marketing. In 2011, social media had its share of growing pains. Large brands and corporations took to social media in force to try to find footing in this expanding medium. Some brands found success, while others found peril and new PR nightmares. One person who has helped brands navigate the proverbial social media minefield is Amy Jo Martin.
The Hardest Job Interview Questions—And How to Ace Them Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. surprised no one's tried to answer them in the comments yet.