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What financial skills employers’ value?

In a survey done by the Institute of Management Accountants, financial service jobs were identified as among the most in-demand jobs in 2015 and 2016. The business advisory service, insurance agent, wealth management, financial analyst, and mortgage loan officer were the top four industries hiring. Although these jobs had median salaries around $57,000, many of these jobs allow you to take time off from work to pursue educational training. You can get a degree while you are still working and still earn income while studying.

Quiz - How much of Excel Shortcuts do you really know?

Discover your level of Excel shortcuts knowledge and learn a little or a lot along the way. On top of that, I am going to give you tips that will be invaluable for your work. Get ready then...

Understanding what financial skills employees should value

In the financial services sector, nearly 50% of employees in the industry do not have a bachelor’s degree. There is a great demand for people who have the right credentials and experience because so many other professionals in this field want to learn from them.

How to Create a Culture for Employees that makes them Thrive

Creating the environment for employees to be productive is key to maximizing productivity. Too often, we allow corporate policies to shape and define the human capital. However, the environment is what drives human capital, so leaders need to create a corporate environment that enables human capital to be productive.

What Employers think while hiring employees?

The job market today can be tough to navigate and uncertain. Which means many people are resorting to picking up freelance work in the short-term to keep themselves employed – and it’s clear there’s a massive mismatch between skills employers are looking for and skills that are currently available in the labor market. This results in more gig-based work to fill the gap.

Hybrid Learning will Lead Workplace Training

Today’s workforce demands more than old school learning approaches, such as classroom-based seminars and company seminars. It is necessary to blend both virtual and classroom-based learning to make it easier for employees to maintain their relevance in the workplace. Hybrid learning is a right-sized tool to meet these demands and responsibilities. But to make sure the hybrid learning solution is efficient, there are three critical factors to take into consideration.

Coursera vs Udemy – which is a better stock to own?

Online learning has come off age. With two major companies getting listed in the market i.e Coursera (NYSE:COUR) first and then Udemy (Nasdaq:UDMY), it is now widely accepted that online learning is here to stay. Both of them had somewhat different listing story to tell.

How To Make The Most Of Your PowerPoint Skills On Your Resume

A few decades ago, people thought PowerPoint would be a flash in the pan, but today, they’re considered the most effective tool for delivering key information in a cohesive and memorable manner.

 

PowerPoint enables you to include more content in your resumes.

The Future of Online Learning: Why It Will Become Mainstream with Hybrid Working

Many companies have made the decision to implement a hybrid work environment for their employees over the last year and a half. At first, companies chose this solution as a response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. However, many organizations are now allowing both in-person and remote work for their employees due to its reduced costs, efficiency benefits, and employee approval.

Reasons Why an IPO Is Important and Valuable to a Company

When a company sells stock, its shares are priced relative to how the company is perceived by potential investors. On a level basis, the supply of shares sold is determined based on the current share price and investors' willingness to purchase stock.

Tips for using different Charts in PowerPoint

PowerPoint was originally designed for business presentations; therefore, it has evolved as an integral part of different types of presentations. As a business presentation software, it has become a favourite medium to teach or assist in the development process of a particular project.  However, the potential of the software lies on a hands-on role and it needs to be properly used to ensure its success in the process.

Corporate Learning Permanently Going Online

2020 March…. a deadly virus…name coronavirus or COVID…. quarantine…lockdown…. pandemic…...sudden breakdown of every system that was termed normal actually ushered an era of marked shift and rejigging of every aspect of our lives. The paradigm shift that was visible and totally unimaginable before this time was in the business and education sector. No one ever could imagine that corporates, industries and education can operate remotely. But it happened. 

The Gantt Chart: A Useful Project Management Tool for Your Business

A Gantt chart’s primary function is to help teams break down the different tasks of a project into a cohesive plan. Each task can be assigned a different color, and each task can appear as multiple tasks that span multiple rows. Using different colors and placing each task into a different color in the Gantt chart helps you see a project from multiple perspectives.

How to Become a Finance Project Manager: The Best Way to Get Your Dream Job

Project management is an endeavor to organize and manage the various aspects of different projects successfully. It is based on the principle of communication and collaboration between project stakeholders and professionals to coordinate the various activities of a project, both when the projects are in the development phase and when they reach a final stage of execution. 

 

10 Excel Tips to Turn Business Intelligence into Real World Outcomes

Excel is one of the best and most versatile spreadsheets you can create. It is the most commonly used for spreadsheet data analysis and data entry. But it’s also a powerful tool for any task that requires data analysis. You can use Excel to enter data into a report or create a report in a few minutes with a few clicks. Excel has become the default tool for managing and analyzing data.

How To Use Microsoft Excel for Design & Data Analysis

We have learned that Excel has a very flexible charting toolkit and that it is capable of performing some very interesting operations with data. In this blog we will explore the features of Excel and how to use these features for data visualization and analysis.