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How to Write a Good Official Email?

Since its invention, email has managed to gain prominence and importance in both our personal and professional life. More candid, email is considered to be a most important mode of formal communication in the business topography. In words of American music maestro David Newman,Email has ability, many channels don’t, creating valuable personal touches at scale.’

Waterfall Charts in Excel - Example and Limitations

A waterfall chart is a great way to show variance analysis from one point to the other. These charts help easily visualize the drivers which are responsible for the change. For Example. how the profit or revenue of a company grew from one period to the other.

Excel Shortcuts for handling Large Datasets

All of us use Microsoft Excel for one thing or the other.

We spend so much time looking at rows and rows of data. However, browsing through data, navigating between sheets or even basic formatting can be very time consuming.

So how about, we look at some simple yet powerful Excel keyboard shortcuts that can perform these actions at the press of a key!

Understanding XLOOKUP with Examples

XLOOKUP is a function which is newly introduced function in MS Office 365. It can be used in place of VLOOKUP as well as HLOOKUP, Index, Match and much more.

Microsoft Excel as a tool for Data Analytics

The range of technologies that a good data analyst must be familiar with is huge. It spans myriad tools, platforms, hardware and software.

There are both basic and advanced data analysis and visualization tools. See below for a list of such tools.

100+ Useful Excel Keyboard short cuts

Using Excel short cuts help work much faster and improve efficiency. Here is a list of 100+ keyboard shortcuts for commonly used functions. Practicing these short cuts would help you to memorize them, thus improving the productivity drastically while working on complex data analysis or financial models.

The Pyramid Principle of Communication

One of the most powerful and frequently used frameworks in business communication is the Pyramid Principle.

Up-Skilling: Vital for Professional Sustenance and Recovery

The book ‘The 100 Year Life’ by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott highlights how human life expectancy is on the rise by up to three months per year for over a century, and there’s no sign of it slowing down.  As the trend continues, more than half the people born in developed nations after 2000 have an increased working lifespan. The improved longevity leading to delayed retirement is becoming a real consideration for the current workforce. 

Self Motivation: The Masterstroke to Successful E-Learning

Enrolled in an online course? Experiencing a motivational vacuum to pursue it! YES is the answer from majority of participants who have enrolled themselves in one or multiple online courses. Absolute dearth of self motivation is a common trend noticeable across a sizeable chunk of students enrolled in e-Learning. It is witnessed that many students remain disengaged in this remote learning set up. Though this industry is showing a continuous spurt and believed to open up new avenues in the educational landscape. Yet motivating a good number of disengaged participants in e-Learning remain an elusive goal for the learning coaches.

Choosing The Right Online Course - Few Tips

The scenario of education industry, specially the higher education was primarily concentrated in the hands of few big universities. They were considered the premier institutions solely responsible for grooming the credentials of only certain affluent section of the population. Not a dominant scene a decade ago, when the idea of e-learning sparked and few MOOCs managed to head its way in the heavily dominated offline learning industry. 

Few Emerging Careers of Future

It’s not what we achieve, it’s what we overcome. That’s what the crux of career is. Choosing the right career has always been an important feature in one’s life in every culture. Ideating and preparing about a career is a critical phase in every student’s life. As the world witness disruptive changes with digitalization and emerging technologies, the global work landscape is undergoing vast change. 

Is Freelancing a Viable Career Option?

With good, high paying jobs hard to come by these days, it makes a lot of sense for a talented young person to take up freelancing as a career option. Indeed, according to the Freelancers Union there were 55 million freelancers in the U.S. in 2016, or 35 percent of the U.S. population.

Fund Raising For Start-Ups? What Are the Typical Challenges?

There is a start-up boom in Israel, India, the United States, Canada, Sweden and many other countries in the world. Start-ups create tens of millions of jobs for young people, and lower some of the pressure on some of the larger corporations.

What Is Wrong With The Current Education Situation?

There is something seriously wrong with the current education system. It’s hard to put a finger on it, but it’s fair to say that the schools and colleges of today do not prepare students for jobs in the modern day industrial economy.

Is MS Excel Replaceable?

MS Excel has been around for more than 30 years now. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella calls it his company’s most important consumer product. Accountants and bookkeepers swear by it, as do managers, small business owners and college students.

I Just Graduated: What Next?

This is the time of the year when a lot of young people will have graduated or will be graduating, but only a few will know what to do with their life.