Resources

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RESOURCES YOU NEED TO SUCCEED AT EVERY LEVEL

Welcome to the Resources section, a curated list of the training courses I strongly recommend for you to learn about the tools and technologies. I have tested every recommendation on this page. Many of the resources listed here have helped me to learn new skills myself.

Before starting to look into these awesome resources I know and trust, an important disclosure:

Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Please understand that I have experience with all of these companies, and I recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I make if you decide to buy something. Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals

 

 

Online Training Courses

Microsoft Visio

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Office

Master Microsoft Visio the Easy Way  - Best Online Training Course on Udemy
Phenomenal training course if you need to master Visio Diagram - definetely recommend it. Covers all the details on the latest 2016 version.

Microsoft Excel - Excel from Beginner to Advanced - Online Training Course on Udemy
I recommend this course if you are planning to do a refresher before the interview or looking to become Certified Microsoft Excel Specialist

Master Microsoft Word Beginner to Advanced - Best Online Training Course on Udemy
Best course to learn Microsoft Word. It has all the info you might need on the latest version. Especially if you need to up your skills or looking to land a job

Microsoft Access 2016 Master Class: Beginner to Advanced   - Best Online Training Course on Udemy
Solid training course if you need to get up to speed on MS Access - definetely recommend it. Can't go wrong with Udemy's 30 day money back guarantee.

Ultimate Guide to Microsoft PowerPoint for All Levels - Best Online Training Course on Udemy
I have used this course to refresh my Power Point skills - definetely recommend it. It has all the info you might need on the latest 2016 version.

 

 

Advanced Microsoft Office

Microsoft Project 2016: BEGINNER to EXPERT 10 Projects 9 PDU - Online Training Course on Udemy
Excellent course, if you are planning to do a refresher before the interview or looking to become Microsoft Project Specialist

Microsoft Access 2016 Master Class: Beginner to Advanced   - Best Online Training Course on Udemy
Solid training course if you need to get up to speed on MS Access - definetely recommend it. Can't go wrong with Udemy's 30 day money back guarantee.

 

 

Budgeting in Excel

Create a Personal Budget In Excel - Manage Your Finances!   - Best Online Training Course on Udemy
Solid training course as intro to personal budgets and finances - definetely recommend it. Try it - as you enjoy Udemy's 30 day money back guarantee.

 

 

 

Interview Preparation

Job Interview Online Training Courses

Job Interviewing: Complete Job Interview Success Course 6HR–  Very good course by Steve Ballinger on how to prepare for job Interview. I linked that fact that you can learn all key Job Interview skills + there is a demo on answering specific job interview questions.

Interview Skills for Jobs: Ace the Job Interview –  I enjoyed this course by TJ Walker. It focuses on how to ace any job interview and excel in successfully passing any interview.

How to Prepare for Your Upcoming Job Interview? – Good course from Coursetake on how to get ready for the upcoming interview in a step by step teaching fashion

 

Soft Skills Online Training Courses

Soft Skills You Need to Be Successful at the Office  – Excellent course on How to gain power, write emails, persuade, resolve conflicts, get promoted, negotiate, relieve stress, and communicate

12 Soft Skills Essential For Success In Life – Covers Essential Soft Skills You Need To Be Successful. Excellent course by Ali Haider

 

Books to help you develop soft skills

Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Lifeby Michael Port. Every day there are moments when you must persuade, inform, and motivate others effectively. Each of those moments requires you, in some way, to play a role, to heighten the impact of your words, and to manage your emotions and nerves. Every interaction is a performance, whether you’re speaking up in a meeting, pitching a client, or walking into a job interview. One of the most unique and practical book written on the topic of raising the game and doing your best performance in everyday life

The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potentialby John C. Maxwell. This book specifically takes you through a checklist 5 whys of why people follow you and how to improve your leadership based on these natural trends. I learned so much from this and my eyes were opened about my own leadership style, my relationships and how people view me, based on the 5 levels of leadership, identified by the author:
1. Position–People follow because they have to.
2. Permission–People follow because they want to.
3. Production–People follow because of what you have done for the organization.
4. People Development–People follow because of what you have done for them personally.
5. Pinnacle–People follow because of who you are and what you represent.