This set of online classes can help you master the entire Microsoft Office Suite

Don’t let your Google Docs-loving friends tell you otherwise – Microsoft Office is still the king of the professional world. If you want to be a top performer in the office, you need to have a solid understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite. These programs can be challenging to learn, but there’s a new collection of online classes that’s great for newbies and experienced users alike: The Complete Microsoft Office Certification Bundle. This four-course collection gives you 20 hours of instruction in Excel, PowerPoint, and Access so you can not only learn the…

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Wish you were here — Qantas revamps the Out of Office reply

The most boring email ever sent or received is getting a makeover in a genius marketing move by Qantas. The Flying Kangaroo has teamed up with Instagram to provide email account holders with a simple formula to link their “out of office reply” to photos from their Insta-account. It means when an out of office reply is sent it will come with a message and an array of travel pictures letting the receiver know they are on leave — and probably enjoying a great holiday. Clever … Qantas’s latest innovation…

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Microsoft Office Apps to Play Nice With New Apple Gadgets

One company Apple watchers perhaps did not expect to see at Wednesday’s iPhone event was Microsoft, but Redmond was there to show off how its updated Office software will play well with Apple devices. In a blog post, the Office team said it has “developed a number of new features for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, and Translator” to take advantage of iPad Pro, iOS 9, and WatchOS 2. The Slide Over and Split View multi-tasking functions in iOS 9, for example, will make it easier to switch between Office…

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