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Labelling The Features In Microsoft Word

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Do you have trouble using the text box feature to place anchored text where you prefer, so that it shows up in a particular area of the page?

Using Subtotals Function in Microsoft Excel

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The spreadsheet might contain other types of data, but is similar to this example? Click Data, then Sort, then sort by the firm name.

Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates!

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By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 10, 2008 Filed Under: MS-PowerPoint D o you want to change the way your Microsoft PowerPoint templates look? www.conetrees.com/2008/10/downloads/clean-elegant-presentation-template Posted on 12 October, 2008 1:34 PM The Professional Assistant Hi Feng Liang, Thanks for the comment.

Kallout To Research Information

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Home About Me Advertise Kallout To Research Information By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 20, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity , Research Y ou’re reading an article for some research that you are doing for our boss. You come across a piece of text that you are unfamiliar with. Whats next? Thanks Richard.

Blogging Here and There - Part 2

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will try to post articles when I get a chance, but it will be quite infrequent. I do appreciate all of the feedback that I have been getting from all of you and thank you so far for reading my blog. If you have any articles that you would like to contribute, please e-mail me. Until next time, T ake care - of your clutter! already link to this page.

Men Wearing Shorts At The Office?

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, August 18, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Productivity O k, I am sure that the title of this post drew you in. Posted on 20 August, 2008 11:45 AM The Professional Assistant Hi Jodith, I completely agree. Home About Me Advertise Men Wearing Shorts At The Office? couldn’t believe it either.

Overworked? Unload Your Workload to a Freelancer!

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By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Filed Under: Prioritize , Productivity D o you need extra help with your workload ? Home About Me Advertise Overworked? Unload Your Workload to a Freelancer! Do you feel overwhelmed by the number of tasks that keep getting piled on your desk like a never ending mountain of files?

Is Your Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 30, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Organize , Productivity D o you find yourself being bored out of your mind at times with nothing to do? Posted on 30 October, 2008 9:35 AM The Professional Assistant Hi, Great comment! Home About Me Advertise Is Your Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

Do You Have a Pen?

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, February 21, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Meetings , Productivity Y ou’re walking around the office and someone comes up to you, asking for a pen. Home About Me Advertise Do You Have a Pen? You search your pockets and realize that you don’t have one. Has this ever happened to you?

Why People Gossip At The Office

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Home About Me Advertise Why People Gossip At The Office By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity D o you gossip at the office? Do you get sucked into the gossip of others? Im sure that this has happened to all of us at one point or another. Send me your comments!

Work From Home? Want to be More Productive?

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By The Professional Assistant on Friday, February 29, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity A re you a Virtual/ Professional Assistant or want to become one? Home About Me Advertise Work From Home? Want to be More Productive? Do you work from home on a regular basis? This lessens the time you have to spend on the phone.

Got the Flu? Work from Home!

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 10, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Networking , Productivity A re you stuck at home because youre sick? Home About Me Advertise Got the Flu? Work from Home! Did your co-worker, significant other or a client give you a surprise by coughing and sneezing around you?

Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP

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Home About Me Advertise Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity I recently had a vendor send us an Excel spreadsheet that he created in Microsoft Word 2007 format.

Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague!

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 06, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity H ave you had or are in a situation where your colleague is making your life miserable? Home About Me Advertise Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague! My response to this was: Wow!

Five Ways to Battle the Little Green Monster

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I've talked to many older workers since then, and they all have the same attitude: Envy and job status take up too much time and energy that they'd rather spend doing something else. I try to keep that in mind every time I feel that little green monster try to sit on my shoulder. What kind of car do you drive? What does your lawn look like?

Bee Thinking: a Niche Business That Helps the Planet

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Matt caught “bee fever” in 2008 when he came home and found a struggling bee on a windowsill.[1] He gave it heated honey on a plate.

Macros: Shortcuts To Productivity With Microsoft Word

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Posted on 16 October, 2008 3:50 PM The Professional Assistant Hi, Thanks for the comment. Do you know how to create them? Whats next?

Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook

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Posted on 29 August, 2008 10:36 AM The Professional Assistant Hi Babyanne, Thanks for the comment. Until next time, Take care - of your clutter!

"Excel"ing to Create Subtotal Row Totals

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They ask you to create subtotals for the latest sales report, but want you to only send them the revised spreadsheet showing the subtotal rows.

4 Steps to Setting up E-mail Distribution Lists

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Do you wish that you could make life simpler by just entering one item that would include a list of e-mail addresses?

Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500

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Home About Me Advertise Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 02, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you feel stressed at work? Posted on 2 October, 2008 8:09 PM The Professional Assistant Hi Elizabeth, Exactly! Read my post on the difference between good and bad stress. Whats next?

Organize With Social Bookmarking!

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, November 03, 2008 Filed Under: Networking , Organize , Productivity D o you find articles on this site intriguing? Home About Me Advertise Organize With Social Bookmarking! Do you wish that you could save them to your Favorites so that you can look at them again and again? Theres also the "more."

Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween

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Home About Me Advertise Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 31, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity H appy Halloween everyone! You walk into the office and notice all of the Halloween decorations. spider here, a goblin there. Then a bunch of co-workers show up in costumes. What a sight!

Free ACT! (CRM) Video Tutorials

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CRM) Video Tutorials By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you using ACT! Home About Me Advertise Free ACT! as your client relationship manager (CRM)? If you’re looking to purchase ACT! for your company, click here. This same thing happened to me as well as one of my readers.

Do You Have A Question For Me?

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 27, 2008 Filed Under: D o you have a question? Home About Me Advertise Do You Have A Question For Me? Do you feel that you need help one something related to your career ? Do you want to ask something, but feel shy to do so? unless you specify that you would like me to. Whats next?

Get Rid of Junk Faxes & Telemarketers - For Good!

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By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you receive junk mail, junk faxes and the occasional irritating phone call from telemarketers? Starting September 30, 2008 , you can register all of your numbers with them. Home About Me Advertise Get Rid of Junk Faxes & Telemarketers - For Good!

Productivity Boost: Do It Before Lunch!

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 23, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you find that you feel tired at the end of the day? Home About Me Advertise Productivity Boost: Do It Before Lunch! Do you wish that you could be more productive and solve your problems through out the day? will do you wonders as well. Whats next?

Looking for Great Deals For Your Office?

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By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you the person that purchases stationary and other items for your department? Home About Me Advertise Looking for Great Deals For Your Office? to be obtained from outside sources, other than the specified and approved vendors that have been set up.

Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving

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Home About Me Advertise Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving By The Professional Assistant on Friday, September 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , System Security D o you back up your e-mails in Microsoft Outlook ? This happens to office workers all of the time. There are two ways of backing up your e-mails.

Elevator Etiquette 101: Going Up?

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By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 17, 2008 Filed Under: Travel Y ou’re standing in the elevator and everyone is crammed like a can of sardines. Home About Me Advertise Elevator Etiquette 101: Going Up? You start to feel the same way and wonder when your floor will hit next. This is you now! Whats next?

Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log!

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 09, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you find that when you receive phone calls or voice mail messages, you cant remember who called, what time they called, who they were trying to call, etc? Home About Me Advertise Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log! Whats next?

"Stop Watch"ing Your Productivity

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Home About Me Advertise "Stop Watch"ing Your Productivity By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 07, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity D o you multi-task too much? Having a timer at your desk can be a great tool. To avoid this, try using an online timer instead. Whats next?

Restaurant Reservations - Find An Open Table Online!

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, September 22, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Productivity A re you asked to make reservations for your manager(s) at particular restaurants? Home About Me Advertise Restaurant Reservations - Find An Open Table Online! Do you feel that you could be doing this faster?

Walk Into A Better Life!

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By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you want to become healthier? Home About Me Advertise Walk Into A Better Life! Do you feel that you can do a little extra each day to exercise? Do you feel that you deserve to have more energy during your work day? This was my typical day.

How to Lose a Customer and a Few More!

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By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 09, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service D o you find that people are passing calls and e-mails from person to person, getting the client more and more frustrated? Home About Me Advertise How to Lose a Customer and a Few More! Money, of course, is important, but what about the customer?

Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing?

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, September 08, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity D o you wake up in the morning and think to yourself, "What do I have to do today? Home About Me Advertise Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing? Unfortunately, stress is always going to be a part of our lives.

Attracting Productivity: Work Environments

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Home About Me Advertise Attracting Productivity: Work Environments By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 02, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Job Seeking , Networking , Productivity D o you think of yourself as a productive person? Do you feel that you are happy at your job? But trying to find your dream job can be possible.

To-Do or Not To-Do? Taking Your To-Do List to the Next Level!

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By The Professional Assistant on Friday, August 29, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Prioritize , Productivity D o you have a to-do list, either on a piece of paper, on Microsoft Outlook or in a planner? Home About Me Advertise To-Do or Not To-Do? Taking Your To-Do List to the Next Level! Do you want to take it to the next level?

Retrieve Your Files With Ease

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Home About Me Advertise Retrieve Your Files With Ease By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you have quite a bit of filing to do? Do you feel that you should have some sort of control over these files on how you find them, for future reference? Whats next?

Administrative Jobs Decreasing?

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 21, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Networking H ave you noticed that Administrative jobs have been more and more difficult to find? Home About Me Advertise Administrative Jobs Decreasing? Have you been laid off in the last few years? You can find Administrative jobs in your area here.