I feel the need, the need for speed
By Claire Lister - November 25, 2017Technology is not always the answer to increased productivity says Claire Lister In today’s fast-paced working world we all want to be able to put our foot on the accelerator pedal to help us get through the mountain of tasks that have come our way. Technology undoubtedly helps us be efficient and responsive, but I... Read more »
Shorthand – Still a Vital Office Skill
By Adam Fidler - November 25, 2015Adam Fidler champions the role of shorthand in today’s professional workplace Do people still use shorthand in the office? Do I need to learn shorthand? Do executives still “dictate” letters to their Assistants? These are questions I am often asked by secretarial students, who are debating whether to take the time to learn shorthand as... Read more »
Shorthand and Speedwriting – What’s the Difference?
By Adam Fidler - July 25, 2011Adam Fidler explains the difference between speedwriting and shorthand Two of the biggest questions I get asked by new students who want to learn shorthand is what type of shorthand they should be learning, and what the difference is between speedwriting and shorthand. It’s quite simple. A system of speedwriting is when someone uses a... Read more »