Tips & Tricks

If you need to type documents with references to Copyright ©, Trademark ™ or Registered ® information you can quickly add the correct symbols without opening the Symbol toolbox...

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There will always be times where we want to speak up, express our views and stand our ground but in reality it is not that simple.  If you feel like sometimes you can be a bit of a doormat, saying yes all too often and never truly expressing your feelings and opinions, then read on for a few of our top tips to becoming more assertive at work. 

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Here at TrainingU, we understand that good mental health and wellbeing amongst employees is becoming increasingly relevant and important for corporate companies to consider. To aid you with tackling this, we have put together a brand new one day self-development workshop consisting of our most popular personal effectiveness courses as short 90-minute sprint sessions.

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AutoComplete addresses are handy in addressing people that we email frequently in a new message, they help us to access our email addresses quickly, but sometimes the wrong name pops up or an old address is displayed.  This is when you may want to remove certain addresses from the list…

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We all know about the incredibly useful AutoSum tool on the Home ribbon, but did you know you can also add up a column or row by using a keyboard shortcut...

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Wouldn’t it be great to be able to quickly apply a simple outline border to a cell or range in Excel without using the toolbar?  Let’s have a go, we will apply borders to each of the cells B6 through to B11 in the example below…

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Here we learn a keyboard shortcut to delete whole words quickly in a Word document.  In the example below, one of the paragraphs has been repeated by mistake, one needs to be deleted…

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When you are out of the office, it is easy to forget to turn on your Outlook Automatic Replies so that everyone knows you will not be able to reply immediately.  But in addition to switching this feature on, did you know that you can also set up a rule to send a copy of any incoming messages to a colleague whilst you are away...

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You may often need to calculate future dates in Excel based on dates that you already have.  For example, you may need to know what an invoice due date will be in 30 days but not including weekends.  Find out how, by using the WORKDAY.INTL function...

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When you are creating a flow diagram or an organisational chart in PowerPoint you might use Copy & Paste to create multiple shapes of the same size, but you could use a PowerPoint feature called Duplicate.  Duplicate will not only copy the shape size and format, but it also copies the alignment and spacing between the first and second shape that you draw.  This feature will give you consistent shapes that are spaced regularly quickly and easily…

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