Excel Template – Employee Expense Report

Use this Excel template to track your employee’s business expenses. Download Excel template Download: Expense Report File format: Excel.xlsx How to use the Excel template Enter values in each of the columns. The financial numbers are calculated automatically. Template Contents For each employee, capture the following: Name Position Social Ins # Department Manager Employee For […]

Work Instructions – Document Naming Conventions (with examples)

What’s the correct naming convention to use when writing work instructions? What phrasing should you use when describing precautions, prohibited actions, and compulsory actions? In this tutorial, we look at how to use a consistent naming convention to your work instructions, so they standalone for processes and procedures, and also how to phrase the typical […]

Difference Between User v End User in Technical Documentation

When should I use ‘user’ instead of ‘end user’ in my user guides? Let’s start with a definition of end user. Definition: Where does the phrase ‘end user’ come from? According to Wikipedia: An end user is a person who uses a product. The term is based in the fields of economics and commerce. A […]

1 Minute Writing Tips: Writing an Executive Summary

What’s an Executive Summary? Think of it as a sales pitch. It’s designed to encourage the reader to turn the page and read the rest of the document. How do you do this? What’s its purpose? Its purpose is to: Highlights the major points of the report Describes any results, conclusions, or recommendations from the […]

Writing Requirements: Will v Shall v May

When writing requirements or technical documentation, when should you use Will or Shall? Does it make any difference which term you use? Yes. Writing Requirements: Will v Shall v May Let’s look at when you use each. Will indicates intention. “I will fix this PC” (you intend to) “Shall” indicates obligation. It’s close to a […]

Excel Template – Blog Writing Schedule

Use this Excel template to coordinate your blog writing tasks. Modify this easy-to-use Excel spreadsheet to keep track of your blog posts, schedules, and the quality of your articles. How to use the Excel template Enter values in each of the columns. Then, when you have complete all cells, right-click on the charts, and REFRESH […]

How to Create a Worklist for Work Instructions

In the last tutorial, we looked at how to write work instructions. You can also create a worklist for work instructions according to the following criteria: Data on the work instructions, such as: Plant in which the work instructions were created Number of the set of control instructions from which the work instructions were generated […]

250 Apple iWork Templates – Numbers and Pages

If you use Apple Pages or Numbers, you might be interested in these lovely new templates we created. I designed in Pages and Number so the formatting is perfect. The tables, lists, and fonts work really well. And, of course, they look great on the iPad, Mac, iCloud and all Apple devices. Thought you might […]

How to Write a Social Media Policy (With Examples)

Struggling to write your first social media policy? Twitter Usage Policy Learn more about these social media policies here Let’s look at how to get started. The first step is to identify its purpose. The second is how it relates to other policies. Once you have defined the purpose, the rest of the Corporate Social Media […]

How to Write Your First Blog Post (with writing template)

This article explains how to write blog posts that read well, are SEO friendly, and fast to write. Download: Blog Writing Template For Beginners Blog Post Writing Guidelines Write the blog post as follows: Heading 1: Post Title [include keyword e.g. 5 Business Writing Mistakes] Open the first sentence with a question. Why? This makes […]

How to Write Abstracts – Part 3

Looking for abstract writing guidelines? In this tutorial, we look at how you can write better abstracts for business and technical documents. Learn more about this Business Plan template Here are some guidelines to get you started: One idea per paragraph – keep to one idea per paragraph. This keeps the reader oriented. It also […]

9 Ways To Improve Your Executive Summary

Want to improve your executive summary? Here are nine ways you can improve the style, language, and effectiveness of the executive summary for your next business plan or proposal. Download Now – Buy Here! [Learn more about these Business Plan templates here] The Executive Summary creates difficulties for many proposal writers. Is it part of […]

How to Delete or Rename a Word file using Windows Explorer

Follow these instructions to delete or rename a Word file using Windows Explorer, for example, if this error message is displayed: “The action can’t be completed because the file is open in Microsoft Office Word”. How to Delete or Rename a Word file using Windows Explorer In Windows Explorer, click Tools. Select Folder options. Select […]

FAQs: Employee Handbook (with examples & templates)

Got a question about how to write an Employee Handbook? Want to know what policies MUST go into an employee manual? Looking for a set of templates to get you started? The Klariti Guide to Employee Handbooks answers the most frequently asked questions in this area. If we missed something, let us know and we’ll update […]

How to Write Standard Operating Procedures (examples & templates)

In the following tutorial, we show how to write standard operating procedures, also known as SOPs. We’ll also look at how to plan, review, edit, and publish your SOPs, to make sure they stay relevant. Will these guidelines make you a better procedure writer? Download Now for $9.99 Download standard operating procedures templates here. Yes. Follow the […]