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Learn to Type Faster and Save Time


Typing used to be something that only those interested in office or administration jobs needed to learn. Now, it’s a must-have skill for everyone, no matter what industry you are...

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The Fastest Typists In The World–Past and Present


Learning to type fast can make a big difference when you’re applying for a new job or hoping to break into a new career. Touch typing, the ability to type...

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Fast Typing Speed – the Key to Improving Work Productivity


The goal of becoming more productive and efficient at work is a worthwhile quest. Learning how to improve your work productivity can boost all aspects of your job. By doing...

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Pivot Tables in Excel – Getting Started for Beginners


Table of Contents Excel Pivot Tables - Getting Started for Beginners What Is a Pivot Table and What Is It Used For? How to Create a Pivot Table in Excel...

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XLOOKUP Excel – The Only LOOKUP Formula You Need


Microsoft added the XLOOKUP function to Excel in 2019. Initially, it was only available in Office 365 (now Microsoft 365) versions of Excel but was also added to the standalone...

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How to Use VLOOKUP With Multiple Criteria


VLOOKUP is a commonly used Excel lookup formula used to retrieve information from adjacent columns of data based on a particular value. For example, imagine if you had a giant...

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23 Excel Shortcuts You Need to Know


Learning keyboard shortcuts can boost your productivity and could save you hours each month. Using the keyboard instead of the mouse can be quicker, easier, and more efficient. When it...

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VLOOKUP Example- How to Do a VLOOKUP in Excel


Table of Contents Introduction VLOOKUP function Syntax Parameters Example Using the IF Condition Using a Wildcard Character Frequently Asked Questions Introduction In simple words, the VLOOKUP function works like an...

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Tools and Materials Needed for Web Design


Designing a beautiful, responsive website has become much more accessible. Especially in the last few years, with more web design programs and tools released regularly. Web designers must know the...

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LOOKUPS in Excel Explained – A Beginner’s Guide


LOOKUPS in Excel Explained Lookup functions are some of the most used Excel functions. What is a Lookup? I'm glad you asked. Lookups effectively search for a particular value in...

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How does health affect our quality of life?


Health has a significant impact on our quality of life, and Canada puts health care as one of its top priorities. Statistics show that it is one of the largest...

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Is a career in Accounting and Payroll for you? Here’s what you need to know!


If you’re looking for a highly noble career that typically comes with low stress, you might want to turn your attention to the Accounting and Payroll industry. Accounting and payroll...

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