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#1 Ubiq

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Posted 12 May 2008 - 09:37 PM

Hi guys!

I work as an administrative assistant during the day.
This job is scheduled to end in November.
Because I will be at university part time, I have schedule restrictions and I feel like I need something extra to help sell myself.
Are these certifications worth the expense? Do they count more than office experience?

Also, should I try to learn Office 2007 even though we use Office 2003 at both my jobs?
I feel like I could test now on 2003 with little effort, but 2007 might require a class and that would be very difficult to work into my schedule.

Thanks for any advice you have to offer! :thumbsup:

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 01:12 PM

Anyone who knows all of the ins and outs of Office applications has an edge in my book. Having a certificate to back it up can only be a plus
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#3 jgweed

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 03:52 PM

Even though businesses are slow to upgrade to 2007, having some certification would certainly be a plus on your resume, especially if you begin with "practical proficiency in Office 2003, certification in MS Office 2007" or words to that effect.
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