Tag Archives: Saving

Do your documents reflect well on your organisation?

SusanCarlowAvatar120x120Most of us have used a template in the past to create a presentation or start a document, and many of us are guilty of reusing the last great version of a document as a starting point instead of locating and using a template.  This pragmatic approach helps to avoid wheel reinvention and utilises the efforts of the clever person who created the file in the first place – however, the problem with reusing a last good version versus using a template is that your new file takes on any issues that existed in the original doc, and you could very likely be using out of date branding, terminology and styles.

Continue reading Do your documents reflect well on your organisation?

Word – adding the document filename and pathname in a Header or Footer

SharynAvatarBlog120x120Today I delivered Office 2010 upgrade training and during the session I was asked to demonstrate how to add the file name and path name of a Word document into a Header or Footer. Unfortunately this isn’t a simple “one-click” process so I thought it would be an excellent tutorial to share.

Continue reading Word – adding the document filename and pathname in a Header or Footer

Outlook – Creating a Contact Group / Distribution List

1oIf you send messages to the same people on a regular basis you may like to create a Contact Group. Once the group is created you can address messages using the group name and each member of the group will receive a copy. This eliminates the time consuming process of having to add individual email addresses for each member. Continue reading Outlook – Creating a Contact Group / Distribution List

How to prove training is an investment, not a cost – ROI

ThumbnailYou may have heard the wee story about the business owner who went to his training manager and said, “Bill, I need to cut costs. How much does it cost us to run staff training courses every year?” Bill replies, “Boss, I think you need to ask yourself what it will cost us if we don’t run training courses every year”! Continue reading How to prove training is an investment, not a cost – ROI