Tips & Tricks

Employee training isn’t one size fits all and the most successful companies appreciate that training isn’t just an event, but an ongoing process.  The importance of having a solid, tried and tested training program to a business’ success is evident, however the idea of building a reliable training plan can be daunting for any L&D professional. There isn’t a simple formula or magic template, but after working so closely with our clients helping them put together their training plans, we have discovered a few things that are consistent in the most successful ones.

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If you regularly have to respond to emails containing questions, then using ‘Inline Replies’ could save you a lot of time and make your replies clearer to read. Watch this video to find out how to enable this smart feature…

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Have you ever needed to match some text or a shape with the colour of another object? Then the Eyedropper tool is your solution. Watch this video to see how simple it can be…

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Microsoft Office has had a ‘Text-to-speech’ feature for the last few versions; however it has been improved and is called ‘Read Aloud’. This is a great tool for both Dyslexic users and those of us who are just tired of reading the screen…

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Bookmarks can be used to quickly jump to locations and objects in documents.  This video will show you how simple they are to create and use…

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If you find yourself having problems managing multiple slides in your presentations; copying, moving and viewing in groups, then organising your slides into ‘Sections’ is most likely your solution...

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Did you know that you don’t always need to build a formula when adding, subtracting multiplying and dividing values? Watch this video to see how it can be achieved using Paste Special…

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Have you ever found yourself taking hours trying to format one document to look like another? Well if you have used styles you can get Word to copy the styles from one document into another – it takes seconds!

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If you need to follow-up any email message, flagging those messages makes it easy for you to keep an eye on them. There’s also a dedicated Search folder that provides a central list of all flagged messages…

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Next time you are hard-pushed to decide which chart type best suits your data, select ‘Recommended Charts’. Follow this video to see how Excel can create a chart that’s a perfect match for your data…

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