Travel arrangements for the business trip from Milwaukee to Tokyo, Japan

            Today I will be writing about everything that needs to be considered in planning a business trip to Japan. The steps I will be laying out could be used as a bare bones outline for steps need to be taken to plan any business trip. The trip I will be planning for is a business trip from Milwaukee to Tokyo but the essential themes of travel planning are the same no matter the destination or duration of your trip. If you follow the steps I lay out you will be prepared to successfully and efficiently plan a business trip. There is a lot of things to be considered when planning this sort of trip, not only do you need to concern yourself with getting all members traveling on the trip to cooperate and up to speed at the same time. You also need to consider the cost associated with every step of planning and where you can best save money in your travel plans. The first step to creating a budget is to list every essential step needed for travel and then go through point by point and figure out the most economical way to meet these requirements. For example for the trip I am planning I figure the essential steps are as follows: Making sure everyone has the required travel documents up to date, finding and booking the best fitting flight for your needs, finding and booking lodging that makes sense for the trip without spending more than needed, meal plans or per diem depending on what better fits your needs and budget, transportation such as car...

Make Travel planning for business trip from Milwaukee, USA to Japan

           During your job there is a good chance that at some point and time, you will be on some sort of business trip. Whether you are just going on the trip or planning the trip, there is a lot to prepare for depending on where you are going. Some business trips will just be a short drive away. Others may be across the country, or even across the world. If you are planning the business trip and planning, there are many things you need to take into account when budgeting for the trip and making plans and arrangements.            On this business trip, going to Tokyo, Japan, the first thing to look at is plane tickets there and hotel options. There are many different airline companies to choose from so you will need to look at all of them to see which company has the best price and time that you like.            For a flight leaving April 15th, and returning April 21st, with the airline company Air Canada we would fly from Milwaukee, to Toronto, to Tokyo Japan. This round trip will cost $1,433.80 per passenger. We will also have to get to the airport, I would take an Uber to the airport which from where I live would cost around $20.00-$25.00. Between flights in Toronto to Japan, there will be approximately a 3-hour layover. This will ensure enough time to get to the correct gate and allows extra time if the firs t flight is delayed. The plane will have Wi-Fi, outlets for charging on the seats, and in-flight meal service. That is all included in...

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...

New Windows 10 Productivity Improvements

With the Windows 10 November update, Microsoft IT enabled several enterprise features for its global user base, including Windows Hello for Business, Credential Guard, and Enterprise State Roaming. In addition, implementing Azure Active Directory Join across the enterprise extended cloud capabilities to users with Windows 10 devices. With the update, users saw security enhancements and immediate improvements to productivity. Microsoft enabled Azure Active Directory Join and other Windows 10 features that enhance security and productivity, including Windows Hello for Business, Credential Guard, and Enterprise State Roaming.   Enhanced Security The Windows 10 November update offers two new features for improving security. A combination of cryptographic keys that are uniquely tied to a user and device, and facial or fingerprint recognition, provide a more convenient way to sign in with strong authentication.   The Windows Hello for Business helps Microsoft employees and other corporate network users to securely sign in to their PCs. Windows Hello for Business simplifies signing in to on-premises and cloud resources without using a password. Using Windows Hello, our network users can sign in to their Windows 10 devices with just a look or a touch if the device is equipped with compatible hardware. Windows Hello for Business creates a certificate-based credential on a device, which is unlocked by a PIN or biometric (fingerprint or facial recognition). This is more secure than a password, because the PIN is tied to the device, and only the user knows the PIN. With Windows Hello for Business, we have a convenient and secure authentication method. Other benefits include: Easy certificate renewal. Microsoft corporate network users receive a prompt to verify their...

How to create “Thank You Card” using Microsoft Word Templates

  A lot of people today, do not know how to create cards on Microsoft Word. Today I will be providing instructions on how to create a card on word. For today’s example, we are going to be creating a Thank You card. Step 1 Change Page Size and Margin (Page Size should be set to A5; Margin Should be set to Narrow) P.S – Be Sure to turn on your Grid Lines Step 2 Go to Insert, Select Text Box, and Select Filigree Side Bar Step 3 Select the Text, Then type whatever you want the card to say (Ex: Thank You) Step 4 Then Boom! you are good to go and you can hit print from...

How to do filtering of data in Microsoft Excel

  In order for filtering to work correctly, your worksheet should include a header row, which is used to identify the name of each column. In our example, our worksheet is organized into different columns identified by the header cells in row 1: ID#, Type, Equipment Detail, and so on.   Step 1   Select the Data tab, then click the Filter command. A drop-down arrow will appear in the header cell for each column. Step 2   Click the drop-down arrow for the column you want to filter. In our example, I will filter column B to view only certain types of equipment. The Filter menu will appear. Uncheck the box next to Select All to quickly deselect all data. Step 3 Check the boxes next to the data you want to filter, then click OK. Step 4   The data will be filtered, temporarily hiding any content that doesn’t match the criteria. In our example, only laptops and tablets are visible.   Then Boom, You are good to...

How and Why to Create a LinkedIn profile for IT Computer Support

  There are several reasons to create a LinkedIn account and profile. LinkedIn is a preferred site for professionals performing job searches and looking to start building their professional network. It is a good promotional tool for organizations to clients as well as future employees. Furthermore, the tool can be used to build a network of suppliers or references for your business; it is a forum to publicize all about an organization. Perhaps you are starting out in the workforce and need to build a network of contacts to help with job leads. Or you could be like me, changing careers, learning something new and exciting. Receiving an Associate’s Degree for IT Network Specialist. And currently working on an Associate’s Degree for IT Support Specialist. After a twenty plus year career in Automotive and Equipment, I am trying to start a career in Information Technology. Like many others, when I started working in the workforce, there was no Internet dependency like there is today. You could not type in a name into an electronic search engine and get several responses to pop up. Today, such simple keystrokes will bring up one’s Twitter, Facebook, Myspace accounts and LinkedIn profile. If you were an employer, there was no real way to check out a candidate without making phone calls to references or past employers. Outside of an interview, there was no way to get a feel for what the person was like or what kind of decisions they make. Fast forward to today, where the Internet is alive and full of places where people will “advertise” their lives on the world...

How to Prepare for a Job Application and pass a Skills Test for an Interview in the IT Industry

We all want to be able to write a great cover letter and resume to get a valuable position in the IT field. However, that is not the only area you will need to prepare for. You will need to decide just what type of IT job you want or are qualified for. To find out what opportunity best suits you, you should take a skill or aptitude test to identify where your skills are strong and what you need to work on. Then you can research job postings and using contacts with people in the field, understand what certifications, training, or technical diplomas would likely be needed for the respective job. I would stress the importance of researching the company that is posting a position. You can learn a lot from a public profile of a company. You can also learn about what that company’s direction is, and how your skills can best help them move forward with success. Researching a company may be critical to gaining an interview. The information you can learn will help you prepare for an interview when you get it. Your research helps you to create questions on the company’s culture, dynamics, directions, or products being developed. First, prepare a rough draft or outline of a cover letter and resume for the position you settled on pursuing based upon certifications and skills you have. You will be able to critique your resume and cover letter later. For now, you should prepare yourself by taking a sample aptitude, or skills test, and try to practice questions that may be asked in an interview. You...

How to Apply and get hired for IT Computer Support Job

Download Guide: How to Apply and get hired for IT Computer SUpport Job   I think one of the most important things when applying for a job is taking a personality test. If you do get the job you’re going to be working with many different types of people. Now there are two things that are going to be needed before applying for a job and which is the personality test. With this test it will help you learn about yourself and gives you an idea of what type of things that you might enjoy doing or dislike doing. For an example “You do not usually initiate conversations.”  You have a choice of agree or disagreeing or in the middle. Skills test is something for you to display in front of your employer. Another thing to consider when completing a job application is what are the important things to include. Like what skills should I include? How long should I make each skill? How would I be able to word my resume making it look like it’s professional? Another thing to consider is what skills do I have that I can apply it to IT Support? These questions, skills are things to consider when applying because you might end up doing customer service side of things and you need to know how to interact with customers and being able to listen to them whenever they have questions. One example would be problem solving, if you can’t problem solve the issue then you might not be qualified for the position that you’re applying for.  You’re also going to be working...