Most business managers admit the bar is very low on PowerPoint, says Gabrielle. "But it's actually an opportunity! If your PowerPoint slides are clearer and more professional-looking than others', you can stand out even among peers with 5 or 10 years experience...Gabrielle suggests new grads adopt...five principles for developing PowerPoint slides, which even experienced managers fail to do. More...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Your Skills: "Is PowerPoint the Rocket Fuel for a New MBA Grad's Career?"
Most of us have been at the receiving end of a bad PowerPoint presentation. Being held captive to a boring and belabored presentation that moves at a snail's pace would try the patience of a saint. Are all PowerPoint presentations that way? Is the boredom intrinsic to the product or the producer? Can you stand out by demonstrating your PowerPoint proficiency? Bruce Gabrielle (Speaking PowerPoint: The New Language of Business) seems to think so.