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SIMnet Maintenance Notice – 12/26/2017-1/1/2017

SIMnet will be unavailable each morning from 3:30-6:30AM Central time on December 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and January 1st. This maintenance has been spread across multiple days to avoid a longer, single day maintenance window. We are performing routine maintenance to improve performance, reliability and security. Sincerely, McGraw-Hill Product Team Continue reading

Office Now Available on Chromebooks
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Office Now Available on Chromebooks

If you want a minimal laptop but don’t want a downgraded version of Office, Microsoft would appear to finally have you covered. The company has toyed with bringing Office to the Chromebook line of slimmed-down laptops, but generally only on Google’s pricy Pixels. It seems that has now changed. From Chromebooks Unboxed: It seems that … Continue reading

Office Skills Key in a Growing Number of Jobs
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Office Skills Key in a Growing Number of Jobs

If you’ve ever wondered if you’ll actually use the Microsoft Office skills you’re learning, you’ll be interested in a new study by the Brookings Institute. The study analyzed the ways American jobs have incorporated digital skills — basic computer literacy, spreadsheets, etc. — between 2002 and 2016. The results? As you might expect, more jobs than … Continue reading