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Boost Profits With Excel

Your company CEO or client asks you to figure out a way to maximize profits. Specifically, he wants to know the most profitable product mix, whether the company has the capacity to meet demand with that mix and the value of adding capacity. Using paper and a pencil, you can calculate the answers in a few hours. Or, if you use Excel’s Solver, you can produce not only one analysis but several with multiple options—in just a few minutes.

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Make your email resume stand out

More and more people are sending their resumes electronically. In a recent survey, executives said 56 percent of the resumes they receive are submitted by email -- a 22 percent increase from when the question was asked three years earlier.

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Interview Questions You Should Ask

Now that the job market appears gradually more optimistic, people are dusting off their resumes and preparing to head into interviews. Once things really turn around, however, it is likely that you won't be the only one applying for any given position. Many key members of organizations who have been working lean and waiting for the economic climate to improve may be flooding the job market simultaneously.

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Auditioning for the Job

Finding the perfect job is never easy. And in today's competitive market, it can take time a fair amount of time and patience to secure your next career move. One way to get your foot in the door with a prospective employer is to audition for the job through temporary assignments.

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Should You Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2003?

Each time Microsoft introduces a major product upgrade, users ask whether they should invest the time and money in it. With the launch of Microsoft Office 2003 System last October, the question has taken on more significance than for most earlier upgrades because the company improved some functions and added some new ones. So the decision depends on how important those improved and new features are to the way you use Office—and even more important, how you want to use it in the future.

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Tackling Financial Accounting/Reporting Exam

Financial Accounting/Reporting is the integral part and parcel of the syllabus of almost all the accounting bodies around the globe. Syllabus of accounting bodies normally involves at least two papers while some have three papers on this subject matter. The number of papers in the qualification is dependent on the organization of the syllabus.

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Make Excel a Little Smarter

Excel is a very smart application, but—and it’s a very big but—there are times it acts pretty dumb. However, it’s not hard to teach it to perform some very useful functions, and that’s what this article is all about—making Excel smarter.

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Tackling Taxation Paper

Students of Professional bodies often find it difficult to attempt the paper while the rest seem to take the paper lightly. The successful candidates have developed different theories while the failures propagate a different notion. Although, almost all the accounting bodies are sticking up to one theory – Increase the number of members without comprising over the quality of the qualified members.

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Selecting sources of finance for business

This article considers the practical issues facing a business when selecting appropriate sources of finance. It does not consider the theoretical aspects of such decisions. Nor does it provide detailed descriptions of various sources of finance. These are well covered in manuals and textbooks of nearly all certifications.

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Suspense accounts and error correction

Suspense accounts and error correction are popular topics for examiners because they test understanding of bookkeeping principles so well. A suspense account is a temporary resting place for an entry that will end up somewhere else once its final destination is determined. There are two reasons why a suspense account could be opened:

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