Question: What Is One of Most Important Skills Required To Get A Decent Paying Job?

Mar 06, 2015


Answer:  Lotus 1-2-3, oops I mean Microsoft Excel.  Sorry, but for those of us trained on Lotus 1-2-3 back in the late 80s, early 90s, it is still a bitter pill to swallow that Excel dominates the spreadsheet market.

From WSJ At Work Blog:

The most commonly required skills are also the most basic ones: spreadsheet and word-processing software such as Microsoft Corp.’s Excel and Word…


So, in keeping with this theme, I wanted to highlight our spreadsheet activities to develop your students’ spreadsheet skills:

About the Author

Tim Ranzetta

Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.