Excel Job Interview Questions by Position

In this article, I summarize the MOST COMMON Excel questions that are currently asked during interviews. This covers positions such as business or MIS analyst, Data Analyst, Financial Analyst or more senior positions. You'll be surprised at the level of Excel that's currently required for some of these positions.

Excel vs. Google Sheets

Let's take a look at 10 Excel features that are better than Google Sheets. This post is like a "top 10 tips and tricks" type of post. Even if you're currently using Excel, you might discover new tips you can use.

Excel Histogram Chart

Histogram charts are easy to make in Excel. It might not be straightforward though how to adjust the bin numbers. It's really easy once you know. Check out this quick tutorial.

Excel Conditional Bar Charts

Properly show the variance to previous period using conditionally formatted bar charts. There is a simple trick to getting the negative bars in a different color to positive bars. You'll also discover a bonus trick to conditionally format any bars based on a logic.

Excel Filled Map Chart Using Power Query

Go from raw data to a filled map chart in Excel. Power Query will help summarize the data and make the whole process dynamic. Use Excel filled maps to create an impressive visualization for your reports.

Excel Dynamic Sorted Chart

Create an automatically sorted Excel bar chart that ALSO lets you hide and show categories based on a flag in the cell. It's super easy with Excel dynamic arrays.

Practical Excel Dashboard (Excel Hash 2019)

A Dashboard with 4 Strange Features (Excel Hash 2019) Welcome back to another edition of Excel Hash! Last year (that’s right, I said “last year”), myself and several other prominent Excel MVP online personalities participated in a challenge where we are given

CHOOSE the RIGHT Chart Animation in PowerPoint

CHOOSE the RIGHT Chart Animation in PowerPoint Have you ever been tasked with presenting a chart or a graph in a meeting? If you are using PowerPoint during the presentation, the way you setup the PowerPoint slide matters. Let’s look and a

Charting Survey Results in Excel

Charting Survey Results in Excel (Visualize Employee Satisfaction results) This post spotlights a practical way to visualize survey results in Excel, particularly surveys that follow a “like/hurt” format.  Surveys, like employee surveys, that provide a range of choices between “Strongly Disagree” to

Highlight Max & Min Values in an Excel Line Chart

Highlight Max & Min Values in an Excel Line Chart (Conditional Formatting in Charts) Is it possible to call attention to the highest and lowest values in a line chart dynamically?  Can we color or accent these values in the line chart