MOS Preparation & Certification

MOS: Microsoft Office Specialist Microsoft Office Specialist on Microsoft Office 2016 When it comes to getting yourself ready for MOS, it all comes down to how you personally handle taking exams. Unlike many different certifications, you will need to not take one but five exams in order to qualify as a Microsoft Office Specialist. What this means is that you will be studying for various amounts of things such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. Each exam you take and pass will only certify you in the certain area you took the exam for. For example, if you take the Word exam and pass, you will only be certified in Word, not any of its other counterparts. What this means is that you will only need to study for one aspect of Office depending on when you schedule your exams. You'll want to make sure you are studying for what you need when an exam is coming up, you don't want to be studying Excel when your Powerpoint exam is the following week of course! Written below is an example of how you could go about preparing for your exams. Keep in mind everyone studies differently and my way of preparation may not be optimal for how you personally prepare for exams. I, however, hope to give you a good example so that you can go forth and succeed in your certifications in the future. Start learning about your certification! Everyone has to start somewhere. A great place is a vendor, aka, the source of where you'll be taking the certification. Contacting your local area of exam taking is a great start and Microsoft's...

Key Considerations when Creating a resume and cover letter for IT Computer Support Job

Writing a resume and cover letter can be a bit difficult when applying for a specific IT Computer Support job. I will give you some tips and knowledge on how to better your way of creating your resume and cover letter for that specific job you desire. First, when creating a professional job resume, you want to choose the format that will best suit the job you are applying for. There are two types of resume formats you can go for which are; Chronological, functional. Chronological is the common way of formatting a resume with applying your job history in order from most recent being first. This format is best when you have worked in areas related to the job position you are currently applying for. Functional formatted resumes are used to focus primarily on your skills and qualifications while the job history is merely detail for your resume. This resume format is very effective if you are thinking of changing career field or if you are a recent college graduate with little to no job experience in the job you are applying for. So, before you start typing your resume, think about which format fits best for your current situation. Creating a great objective could be the difference between getting the job interview or getting ignored because employers will only take a few seconds to review your resume and you need to grab their attention. A job resume is basically an ad that is advertising yourself so do some research on the job position and set out goals in your objective. Next, when typing a resume, you want...

The Steps to making a cover letter and resume for the IT Computer Specialist field

To start out you need to get you to section off what things you would like to put on your resume for example work history, education, cover letter, skills, and professional summary. First, the cover letter which is personalized for each job application. You start with your name at the top left then hit enter. Next your address then your phone number. Then hit enter twice and put today’s date. Hit enter twice and address the letter to human resources or to a specific person. Hit enter then type out the name of the company. Hit enter twice the greeting of the letter something on the lines of Dear Mr./Ms./Mrs. and the last name of the person or human resources. Then you write a short paragraph explaining why you fill you are a good fit for the position. Don’t be afraid to include experience and education that correlate with the position. Then you thank them for your consideration and sign your name. Next, the resume, start out with sectioning off your resume by the professional summary, skills, employment history, and education etc. Professional summary is a paragraph or so explaining you hard and or soft skills and where did you obtain these universal skills that can work for any career. Don’t be afraid of adding in classes that helped you obtain the knowledge you needed. Skills is a list of all the things you are capable and proficient and doing. It’s good to have universal skills on this list but if you are applying for a specific job in a field include those skills in this list. Employment history...