The Express Employment Professionals Business Office Technology Certification verifies individuals have acquired the technical computer skills necessary to be competitive in today’s modern workplace.
The certification assesses industry-valued and industry-recognized standards produced by Express Employment Professionals. A premier staffing agency in the U.S., Canada and South Africa, Express specializes in recruiting and placing highly-skilled professionals in a wide variety of industries, all of which require a basic knowledge of business office technology.
Those who earn the certification are more qualified and prepared to implement core technology and business skills in the workplace. Additionally, the certification allows employers to connect with more skilled candidates, filling gaps in the labor market and jump-starting individuals’ careers.
The certification exam consists of 100 questions and assesses knowledge and skills from the following weighted industry standards:
OFFICE TECHNOLOGY SKILLS
Technology Impacts on the Workplace Internet Use Methods
Computer Hardware Components Computer Setup & Care
Operating, Networking & Information Systems
WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS
Document Creation & Editing Procedures (entering text, formatting text, editing text, saving and distributing documents, formatting pages, graphics, tables, proofing documents)
Business Applications of Word Processing Technology
DIGITAL PRESENTATION APPLICATIONS
Presentation Creation, Editing & Sharing Procedures (slide creation, formatting slide placeholders, slide masters, graphics, notes, slide order, saving presentations, presenting, distribution)
Presentation Management Techniques
Spreadsheet Creation & Management (cells, formulas, functions, worksheets, charts, formatting data)
Business Applications of Spreadsheet Technology
Database Design, Creation & Management (fields, tables, queries, forms, reports, filtering and sorting data, formatting database objects)
Business Applications of Database Technology
DESKTOP PUBLISHING PROGRAMS
Publication Creation & Editing Procedures (templates, text, text boxes, graphics, pages, master pages, saving publications, printing publications)
WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES
E-mail Creation Procedures
Electronic Scheduling Practices
ETHICAL APPLICATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE
Web Privacy & Copyright Standards Business Ethics Procedures
Express Employment Professionals is a leading staff provider in the U.S., Canada and South Africa. The company was founded in 1983 and has more than 800 franchise locations worldwide. The company’s long-term goal is to put a million people to work annually and currently, the organization employs more than 566,000 people annually.
If you are an employer looking to verify a potential applicant's credentials, please fill out the form to the right. We will contact you with the status of the certification number you provide.
If you do not have a certification number, please contact our customer support team to verify your candidate at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-922-9965.