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7 Excel Tricks That'll Make Your Life a Lot Easier (Especially if You're Not a "Numbers" Person)

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You may have thought you’d never have to use Excel when you grew up and got a real world job. (“Numbers? Data? Nope, not me!”) But this program seems to find its way into almost every job, no matter what industry or department you’re in.

So whether you need to crunch numbers, manage your inventory, or prep for the office’s fantasy football draft, the tips and tricks below will help you increase your efficiency and productivity.

And, bonus, once you master these tricks, Excel becomes one more great skill you can add to your resume.

Infographic courtesy of Business Insider.