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what does "date entry" mean, as a required skill for a job?



 
 
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Old January 22nd 07, 10:01 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
nanadeb4
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Default what does "date entry" mean, as a required skill for a job?

I saw a help-wanted in the local newspaper for someone with data entry
skills. What exactly does that involve?
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Old January 23rd 07, 12:20 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Suzanne S. Barnhill
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Default what does "date entry" mean, as a required skill for a job?

Generally being able to use a computer to enter data.

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I saw a help-wanted in the local newspaper for someone with data entry
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Old January 23rd 07, 08:01 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
John McGhie [MVP - Word and Word Macintosh]
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Default what does "date entry" mean, as a required skill for a job?

Touch-typing on the number pad. They will probably test your keying rate
and accuracy. These jobs tend to pay per thousand correct keystrokes :-)


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I saw a help-wanted in the local newspaper for someone with data entry
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Old January 23rd 07, 09:58 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
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Default what does "date entry" mean, as a required skill for a job?

Chances are that if you don't know the meaning of the term, you are not
qualified for the position.

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"John McGhie [MVP - Word and Word Macintosh]" wrote in
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Touch-typing on the number pad. They will probably test your keying rate
and accuracy. These jobs tend to pay per thousand correct keystrokes :-)


On 23/1/07 9:01 AM, in article
, "nanadeb4"
wrote:

I saw a help-wanted in the local newspaper for someone with data entry
skills. What exactly does that involve?


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