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Microsoft Word Shortcuts: 8 Tips Every Admin Should Know

If you work in an office setting, chances are you use Microsoft Word. Mastering the basics of the program may seem easy, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. In fact, a multitude of Microsoft Word shortcuts are available that will save you time if you know how to use them.



Three Trends Affecting Legal Careers Today

Today’s business environment requires law firms and legal departments to function in a collaborative relationship with their clients, rather than just provide counsel. To stay competitive, these legal professionals have to keep up with client demands and industry changes. Here are the three trends that are having an impact on today’s law offices — and legal careers.

Resumania™: Beware the Risks of Resume Humor

With April Fools’ Day just around the corner it’s time to bust out the whoopee cushions. While pulling some harmless pranks around the office is generally fine, keep the resume humor to a minimum.

5 Challenging Interview Scenarios: How to Act Like A Pro

You’re in the market for a new job. You search and submit resumes to openings that are the best match to your background and qualifications. You get the call from an HR representative, who schedules time for you to meet the hiring manager, and you begin to think about the ideal outfit to wear for your meeting. Now comes the part of the job search process that can conjure up thoughts of uncertainty and maybe a little trepidation – the interview.

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