Making Travel Planning and Arrangements for the business trip from Milwaukee to Tokyo – Japan

We all dream about traveling for business. Now the moment is here and you are wondering where to start. Well, first of all, you should take care of your travel documents. Everything else won’t be possible if you show up at the airport without your passport. Issuance of a passport is a process. You have to gather all the paperwork needed and it might take a while. First of all, you will need to fill out the form DS-11. Also, there are all the instructions how to do that for the first time and if you are just renewing the passport, fee calculator and FAQ section. Besides the form, you need to present your US birth certificate or Naturalization Certificate, proof of identity such as the expired/expiring passport, naturalization certificate, which you already have, but just to make sure I would take current valid driver’s license with me.  Two passport photographs, 2×2 inches, have to be made prior to applying, and just in one hour, you can have them done at Walmart, Walgreens, FedEx office, or small photography studios. As everything else, the passport has to be paid for. There is the application fee of $ 97 total, but it contains three different fees, and one of them is the execution fee that is paid to the facility where you are applying. Check whether it is possible to combine all the fees in one payment or not and what forms of payment are acceptable because they vary. There is the option to pay for expedited service of $ 60 to get your passport as soon as possible, but if you...

Prepare and Get Certified for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in Milwaukee Area

To certify for Microsoft Office Specialist is a step in a person’s life that could help earn an entry-level business position and an increase in salary. In order to get certified you need to make a plan and a strategy to help you stay on track and minimize the time and effort on this journey as much as possible. First, after you recognized the need for getting certified you need to get familiar with the exam, although it comes at the end. The best way to start the search is to look up the exam objectives and content, and since it is a Microsoft’s product you should hit their website first: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/microsoft-office-specialist-certification-2016.aspx . Here you can chose whether to take MS Office 2016, MS Office 2013, MS Office 2010, or 2007 MS Office System exams. What would be the best choice depends on the job you are aiming to. Also, you will notice that you can take the exam either for only one or more Microsoft Office applications like MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Access and so on. After you decide which exams you want to take look for available study resources online, at your educational institution if you are a student, and check the public library. There are books for MOS certification on Amazon for about $22, Testout’s online course for about $110 for the MS suite which is good for 18 months if you are a college student, or $79 a month if you are not a student. Microsoft also offers online and on-demand training. Find some time to read other people’s experiences and...

Best Ways to Understand Cover Letters and Resumes

Applying for a job is not always the easiest task.  On many occasions, the job you’re applying for has certain skills that apply to the position required.  Those skills can be added to your resume, but on some occasions your resume is not always taken into consideration.  That’s where cover letters come in. Cover letters are personal letters that are written on your behalf explaining your reasoning on why you’re suitable for the potential job.   These letters consist of a warm introduction and a quick interest in the company and position of the desired job, followed with a list of skills correlated to the position and ending with a strong conclusion.  Many times, it should be noted that your cover letter should never solely focus on your skills and accomplishes.  Remember, that’s what your resume is for.   While working on your cover letter, you should always, always look into detail about the company you’re applying for.  This sparks not only your own interest in the potential company, but into the eyes of the recruiter as well. Let’s get into the formatting of the cover letter.  Below is a broken down version of how you should format a successful cover letter. Date, address, and a friendly salutation. 1st Paragraph: This should start with a reason on why you are writing to them, and display tremendous interest to the company you’re applying for. 2nd Paragraph: Briefly describe in detail your skills and qualifications, and why it would be needed for their group/company. 3rd Paragraph: Answer the question on why they should hire you.  This will likely get them to understand you...

Keys to Building a Resume and Cover Letter for an IT Support Job

Neihous Rudolph

Neihous Rudolph

Heavy,Medium,light Auto & Equipment Technician at Milwaukee County Fleet Management
Neihous Rudolph
On the path to finding a rewarding computer support job, you will need to develop the key pieces of information that employers and hiring managers will be looking for. Success includes showcasing skills and talents in your cover letter resume. There are multitudes of research materials on this subject including both video descriptions and tutorials. The information on the cover letter and the resume can be found from searches on the internet. For this informational document, we will look at several options. First, we will look into why you need a cover letter or a resume. Second, we will describe who will be looking at your cover letter and resume and why organizations find value in this information. Finally, how you can find information on building a resume and cover letter for an IT Support position. A cover letter and resume are your first introduction to a prospective employer. Just going into a company and filling out a job application will not win you an IT Computer Support Job. Using online research, up to 87% of all job applications are not filled out correctly or completely. You will need to give an impression of yourself to a hiring manager or employer which requires one to properly fill out an online job posting, include a meaningful cover letter as well as have an adequate resume. You will need to overcome some obstacles to get your resume in front of the right people making the hiring decision. During the initial hiring process, some employers will only spend 7 to 15 seconds looking at a candidate’s resume. A recruiter helps to review...

How to write quality resume and cover letter

Barreto Iris

Barreto Iris

My name is Iris Barreto (aka Sister Iris Marie). I am a Schoenstatt Sister of Mary getting updated and learning about the world of IT. I began my studies at MATC in the Fall of 2016. Studying the IT Support Specialist program, I hope to be a great asset to my community and to the Schoenstatt Movement.
Barreto Iris
Resume and cover letter

Microsoft Windows 10: Key Differences Between Edge and Internet Explorer Browsers

Internet Explorer 11 VS Microsoft Edge: User Interface The visual difference between Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 isn’t all that much. There hasn’t been a vast overhaul of the UI, or any drastic changes to the page layouts, and even the logo is similar. Instead, Edge features a host of minor tweaks that somehow add up to something much more impressive than IE. The interface is much more minimalist, with the navigation buttons reduced to their bare minimum. The whole experience feels sleeker and more streamlined than IE’s indefinably clunky navigation. It’s a much more pleasant browser to use, and on a par with the aesthetically gorgeous Chrome. Internet Explorer 11 VS Microsoft Edge: Features Microsoft’s venerable browser is not exactly renowned for its additional functionality. The company has taken steps to remedy this with Edge, and the new browser features a host of new applications. Most interesting of these is the annotation feature. A button at the top places a OneNote style overlay onto the current web page, allowing users to add text boxes, handwritten notes or drawings, highlight sections and copy areas of the page. These can then be shared via various channels or saved to OneNote for future reference. At present, the sharing options are limited, but expect these to increase as Windows 10 matures. It’s a surprisingly useful feature, and one that will prove invaluable to students or those that do high levels of internet research. Also present is a Pocket-style Reading List function. Any web page can be saved to a separate list from within Edge, to be read at your leisure, as...