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The PowerPoint Origin Story
Development The development of the software that would later become PowerPoint began in 1984. The project was led by Robert Gaskins at a Silicon Valley …
Hard Skills vs Soft Skills vs People Skills
Simon Sinek makes the point that "soft skills" are actually people skills. While MST teaches hard skills, we also model effective listening, empathy, patience and …
Microsoft Excel Can Help You Get A Job Offer
In today’s increasingly competitive business environment (made even more challenging due to COVID-19), securing a job offer has become extremely difficult. The pandemic has caused …
Strong Excel Knowledge Is Valuable to A Paralegal Career
Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word, continue to be ubiquitous in most law firms. Many courts require filings to be made in Word format. Lawyers, …
Google Docs versus Microsoft Word: ‘Technical Incompatibilities’ Blamed For Improper Legal Filing
The American legal system runs on deadlines. That's especially true if you're representing the plaintiffs. "Emergency Complaint For Expedited Declaratory And Emergency Injunctive Relief" involved …
Upskilling Your Team for Digital Transformation
“If we don’t start upskilling/reskilling now, we run the risk of a big part of society becoming irrelevant.” — Antonis Christidis, Oliver Wyman The current …
The Importance of Excel in Business
Microsoft Excel was released in 1985. Since then it has become one of the world's most important workplace programs. All industries can benefit from employees with …
Why Learning Microsoft Excel is Important
In the world of digital competitiveness, skill development has become the ever-growing quality one must have to surpass any work. Whether growing professionals or students, …
10 Tips For Finding A New Job During A Pandemic Or Recession
6. Upskill, Upskill, Upskill! You have identified one or more skills gaps that need filling to move forward in your career. It’s now a good …
My Software Tutor’s Excel courses deliver results
Whether you are an individual looking to brush up or you manage people in an established company, entrepreneurial venture, non-profit, union or any other any …
Companies Re-skill And Upskill Their Workers
TalentLMS surveyed 282 training and hiring managers, C-level executives, and decision-makers. The goal was to understand their re-skill and upskill strategies. They then surveyed 400 …
Microsoft Office Is Still A Force
A 2018 article in Medium suggested there could be as many as 800 million active Excel users. There are also over 100 million Google Sheets …
Upending The Workforce
 "This is the moment…when we should have a Marshall Plan for ourselves"– David Autor, labor economist, M.I.T. A recent article in the NY Times stated …
Computer Skills To Compete In The Job Market
There has been a marked increase in the demand for baseline computer skills. This is especially true for employees with mid-level skills. The pandemic has …
If You’re Over 50 and Looking For a Job in Today’s Job Market…
Looking for a new job or entering the job market can be a daunting task whether you’re a 21-year-old recent college graduate or 35-year-old professional …
How Many Jobs Will You Have In Your Career?
According to EdCast, the average professional today will hold over 12 different jobs across their career, a 3x increase compared to a mere decade ago. …
What skills should all employees have?
There are universal skills you should look for in all employees. These skills are usually built over time. They provide workers with the foundation to …
Microsoft Digital Skills Initiative
On June 30th, Microsoft launched an initiative to help 25 million people acquire digital skills. As part of their announcement, they said "the pandemic has …

21st Century Education will be defined by a fundamental shift in what we are teaching – a shift towards learner-centered education and creating creative thinkers.”
— Karl Fisch