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Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

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You can get the designations that Brenda mentioned from IAAP which are the CAP and OM. IAAP certification [link] (Shared by Karen).

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Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

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IAAP teamed up with Staples to #CelebrateAdmins. So what do we do now that the blog-a-thon is over? Wow, what a fabulous April!

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IAAP EFAM: Great Time Meeting New Admins

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It was such fun for me to be back at IAAP's annual convention. I had not attended since the Reno event a few years ago, where I gave 2 presentations. More to come on my IAAP EFAM experience this week. There was a lovely group from Vancouver. Keep checking back. Networking

IAAP EFAM: Great Time Meeting New Admins

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It was such fun for me to be back at IAAP's annual convention. I had not attended since the Reno event a few years ago, where I gave 2 presentations. More to come on my IAAP EFAM experience this week. There was a lovely group from Vancouver. Keep checking back.

I'm So Scared of Public Speaking - an assistant's perspective

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After reading everyone's comments on Jeff Keller's blog about confronting fear and finding so many of us are afraid of public speaking I decided to do a video blog - face-to-face with all of you so to speak. My experience is with Toastmasters and IAAP involvement, so that is where I decided to place my focus.

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October 15th, Blog Action Day: Poverty

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

I am on holidays, but.

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As most of you know I am a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals ( IAAP ) and apparently we have opened our very first Virtual Chapter. Back on the blog on the 7th. Tags: Rideau Canal first grandchild virtual chapter of IAAP IAAP Merrickville Who knew? Yes, I know. Patricia.

Book Review: Complete Office Handbook

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You can order it on Amazon.com by clicking on the link on the right-hand side bar of this blog (scroll down), or by going directly to www.amazon.com.

Hello Washington.

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I am guest posting on IAAP's Capital Chapter blog site so I wanted to say hello in case any visitors head over my way. have been keeping in contact with the newly elected President in Washington (of IAAP that is) over the last year and she asked me to write a post on being a legal assistant.

Career Blogging: A new way of marketing yourself

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This August will be my one-year anniversary of starting my blog. Over 250 articles later and here I am still blogging. What I have learned as a blogger Blogging about your career is an excellent way to present yourself to a potential employer. See you on the blog. It is hard to believe it has been a year already.

Joining a Professional Association: Is it Beneficial?

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As I was doing research for other articles on this blog I came across the International Association of Administrative Professionals' website ("IAAP") and was reminded of the advantages of being part of a professional organization. went to their dinner meetings and conferences and felt it was a good investment.

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

Guest Blog by Alexis Bonari: 10 Easy Ways to Check and Maximize.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

Balancing Professionalism and Friendship in the Office: Guest Blog by Elaine Hirsch

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We aren't in the same office anymore, but we now meet monthly to go to our local chapter's IAAP dinner meeting and then spend the drive home catching up on what each of us is up to. I thought this was an interesting post about office friendships. worked with one of my friends over 30 years ago. And the same for another person I worked with.

“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

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A guest blog entry by Nancy Fraze. “It’s all in who you know.” Being a member of IAAP is a great place! Bring business cards to an event or IAAP meeting, and set a goal to get or give a certain number before or after the meeting. How often have you heard that stated? Everywhere you go…there’s somebody new to learn to know!

Hearing the Message

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Hearing the Message. Guest Post by Kemetia Foley, Blogger,  AdminRenegade : You know that feeling you get… It’s not quite Déjà vu but really similar.

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Great blog - just found it via twitter! Lets enjoy our day together.©

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Thank you so much and I intend to come back to your blog often. Bravo!

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Thank you so much and I intend to come back to your blog often.

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Thank you so much and I intend to come back to your blog often. Check!

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

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IAAP International Association of Administrative Professionals – The largest association for administrative professionals. Author. Entrepreneur.

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Magazines for the Administrative Assistant

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I just got my new issue of OfficePro (the IAAP magazine for office professionals) and it was a great read on the bus the last few mornings. The last two topics have been on my mind lately and I had wanted to write in the blog about them so it was interesting to read these articles. And more. It doesn't hurt to ask.

Administrative Profession Highlighted on Fox 17 in Grand Rapids

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Joan will be speaking at the IAAP event this evening in Grand Rapids. Career Management Executive BlogJoan Burge is on the move and bringing attention to administrative professionals everywhere. Just this morning Joan was spotted on Fox 17 in Grand Rapids, MI. Joan Burge in the morning news with Fox 17 in Grand Rapids, MI.

Administrative Profession Highlighted on Fox 17 in Grand Rapids

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Joan will be speaking at the IAAP event this evening in Grand Rapids. Tags: Career Management Executive Blog Joan Burge is on the move and bringing attention to administrative professionals everywhere. Just this morning Joan was spotted on Fox 17 in Grand Rapids, MI. Joan Burge in the morning news with Fox 17 in Grand Rapids, MI.

Is Your Company Secretly Failing At Employee Recognition?

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More information, including online job search services and the OfficeTeam Take Note blog , can be found at officeteam.com. MENLO PARK, Calif.

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I'm So Scared of Public Speaking - an assistant's perspective

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After reading everyone's comments on Jeff Keller's blog about confronting fear and finding so many of us are afraid of public speaking I decided to do a video blog - face-to-face with all of you so to speak. My experience is with Toastmasters and IAAP involvement, so that is where I decided to place my focus.

Contest!

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

On the job tips for new Admins.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets That is, until I happened upon your blog. Lets enjoy our day together.©

The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

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Lets grow together! In the argument the boss brought up the job performance of the employee and how he wasnt showing productivity. percent. Contact Ms.

Why I love my job?

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! Check!

Managing your Boss's Inbox

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Hi Patricia ~ Good blog article with some great tips! DELETE! Warning!

Tips For a Memorable Office Gift Exchange

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Secrets and Swaps. There are a number of different options, but two of the most popular include: Secret Santa. Yankee Swap. Good Gift Lists.

Introducing Guest Blogger Kemetia Foley

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I invited Kemetia Foley to guest blog on Laughing all the way to Work a few weeks ago after going on her blog and reading her article on secretaries in the media. Here is a bio of who she is and her guest blog will follow. Kemetia’s areas of core expertise include Training, Blog Writing, and Public Speaking.

We don't know what we don't know

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

Whose meeting is it anyway?

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

Admin Buddies

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

The importance of having someone to talk to

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!