Recently we’ve been asking admin professionals how often their employer provides ongoing training. For 38%, there is absolutely no ongoing training; 45% reported that they receive training from their employer, but only when a need arises or if they push hard enough for it. Only 17% reported that there was a consistent plan in place. […]
Category Archives: Excel
Creating a Learning Path That Leads to Greater Success
How invested are you in your employees and their happiness? It costs a huge amount of time and money to invest in hiring and onboarding new staff. So, if you could keep your staff engaged and happy, then you would potentially be saving a small fortune. Here are some startling statistics about the value of […]
Excel: Learn Far More Than the Basics
Almost every professional office role involves Excel in some capacity. And that’s not surprising, because Excel contains around 500 different functions. The first Excel for Mac was released in 1985, and the first Windows version came out in November 1987. Since then, it’s grown to phenomenal heights. Here at The Great Canadian Training & Consulting […]
Training For Transitions
Do you ever take the time to pause and consider your future career goals? You may have some short-term goals, or perhaps you’re already planning for further down the road. Either way, it’s a good idea to include professional development in your planning. Sometimes we only consider personal development or training to overcome a challenge […]
The Not-So-Secret to Success
Universally, successful businesspeople will tell you to make use of every legitimate advantage you may have. If you were to buy a new car and discover it came with a free set of winter tires—on rims— wouldn’t you accept the offer? You might not need those winter tires right now, but the time will come […]
Using Slicers with Pivot Tables
In this video, we will show you a quick and easy way to use slicers to filter your Pivot Tables in Excel.
Excel – Quickly Convert Formulas to Values
This video shows how to quickly convert your formulas to static values to prevent Excel from calculating new results. Visit and subscribe to our YouTube channel for even more great tips.
Keep Excel-ling – Ways to Improve at Any Excel Skill Level
Excel’s deceptively simple grid interface hides an extremely complex program capable of deep data manipulation and visualization. Students that have taken our Excel Level 1, 2, and 3 courses feel confident in their abilities, and yet are surprised to learn that they can go even further with their Excel skills. In the past, students that […]
Announcing Free Monthly Webinars!
We have set a gold standard of training that translates to real workplace improvements. We are proud to announce our latest initiative in providing that same exceptional learning experience with free monthly webinars. Our first five topics will help users better use the Microsoft Suite to increase efficiency, communication and collaboration. These topics demonstrate how […]
Excel – Custom Views
This video will show you how to create custom views in Excel.