To Spell, or Not to Spell?

Apparently, That’s in Question  Take a moment, close your eyes and imagine the future, 50 years from today.  Each of you likely imagined something different, but I’m guessing that none of you imagined a world where people can barely spell by modern standards. Sadly, this is where we, as a society, are headed; a world where people can speak English, but cannot write it, except for maybe English as a second language students.  Public … Continue reading To Spell, or Not to Spell?

How to Create a Screenshot

Tutorial Bite: How to Create a Screenshot While my all-time favorite screenshot tool is SnagIt by Techsmith, not everyone has the need to purchase an application like that. To capture your screen, you can use the following techniques. Snipping Tool Since 2002, Windows has included a tool called Snipping Tool to capture screenshots on your computer. It is considered a built-in Desktop App. From the … Continue reading How to Create a Screenshot

How to Convert a PDF to Word

Tutorial Bite: How to Convert a PDF to a Word Document In the last tutorial bite, we learned how to convert a Word document to PDF, but what about if you already have a PDF that you need to convert to Word, Excel or PPT? This is easy when you have software, such as Adobe Acrobat Professional, but it’s just as easy to accomplish with … Continue reading How to Convert a PDF to Word

How to Convert a Word document to PDF

Tutorial Bite: How to Convert a Word document to PDF Did you know that you don’t need PDF writer software anymore to save a Word document in PDF format? It’s been an option for the last few iterations of Word, and one that I use all the time. I have the Adobe PDF converter plug-in installed, but I never use it. I find that the simple … Continue reading How to Convert a Word document to PDF

How To Delete a Page in Word

Tutorial Bite: How to Delete a Page in Word Welcome to the first tutorial bite. This will be a new series of blog posts, aimed at providing quick tutorials for commonly asked questions in popular software applications, like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. When you are working in Microsoft Word, it may seem counter-intuitive that you can’t just delete an entire page with a single command. … Continue reading How To Delete a Page in Word

PowerPoint Zero to Hero

Don’t Create Another PPT Until You Read This People tend to say, “I hate PowerPoint!” or, “Uggh, another PowerPoint presentation.” Well, I’m here to say that I love PowerPoint, and if you can’t work with PowerPoint, then alternative platforms that promise to be more engaging and interesting are not going to help you! In fact, alternative presentation web software like Prezi, Slidebean or PowToon require … Continue reading PowerPoint Zero to Hero

10 Best Practices of Resume Writing – Part 2

Check out Part 1 here. If you still have your very first job on your resume – please, take it off. No one needs to know that you once worked at McDonald’s, or like me, worked at Taco Time (sshh, don’t tell anyone). As a best practice, include only the last 10 years of your most relevant experience on your resume. When employers look at … Continue reading 10 Best Practices of Resume Writing – Part 2