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New Course Available: Manners in Business

What are manners? If you look up it in a dictionary, you’ll find something like the following: MANNERS, “The prevailing customs, ways of living, and habits of a people, class, period, etc.; mores.” Well, that's not very helpful. In business, unless you understand what manners really are,...

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Outlook Tip of the Day

Need to set an appointment or meeting with someone you’ve been emailing back and forth with? Just drag and drop the email onto the CALENDAR icon in the navigation bar. Once populated, this creates an appointment on your calendar. Click INVITE ATTENDEES to set a meeting instead. A...

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There Vs. They're

The difference between words, even though they may sound alike and look alike, is huge. Some words are actually pronounced exactly the same but have completely different meanings. Others have close sounds, close enough to cause some to use them incorrectly. Others look and sound different but...

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Does That Comma Look Right?

Do you sometimes wonder if you used a comma correctly? Don't worry, we all have. That's why we decided to include the Top 11 Comma Rules in our Grammar Basics course. Here's rule #5: Use a Comma to Separate Multiple Adjectives She was kind, smart, and intelligent. Her purple, shiny,...

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New Course Available: Basics of Grammar

Have you ever wondered if you put a comma in the wrong place? Do you hold your breath when you send an important email, crossing your fingers that your message gets across correctly? We all have. That's why the TTR University team put together this one-of-a-kind course: Grammar Basics. We...

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Outlook Time-Saving Tips

Who doesn't love a time-saving shortcut? (I'm assuming your hand is not raised.) Since taking our new Outlook in Business course, I've picked up oodles of tips that I now use daily. It's hard to choose a favorite since I use so many, so I'll give you a few of my top-tips. Outlook Top...

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New Course Available! Microsoft OUTLOOK for Business!

Happy May 1st! In celebration of this lovely new month, check out our new course Microsoft Outlook for Business! This course provides a thorough understanding of the most powerful email program on the market: Microsoft Outlook. Are you only using Outlook to send emails? If so, get ready to...

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Our Favorite Social Media Tools

Having the correct tools for your social media efforts can make life a bowl of cherries! In our Social Media in Business course, we mention a few of our favorite handy tools. Need to know the right image size for your Facebook profile image? What about the thumbnail size for a YouTube...

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Adding Style to Your Pivottable

In Microsoft Excel, a pivot table is a tool that allows you to quickly reorganize, rearrange, and summarize data in a variety of ways without changing any of the raw data. The word "pivot" means "a central point or pin," which in this case refers to the raw data (information) entered into the...

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Microsoft Windows Shortcut

Isn't nice when you discover an easier way to do things? As we create more and more online courses at our university for popular programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook, our inventory of useful tips and tricks continues to grow! I especially love the shortcut I'm going to share with you...

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