November, 2016

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The Industry Snapshot: The Office of the Future

Practically Perfect PA

Thanks again to everyone who completed the Practically Perfect PA Industry Snapshot survey. We also have live chat with our IT support desk. Scannable.

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FCC's CIO: Change Agents Need Employer Support

On The Job

David Bray says the world is experiencing more turbulence, and he isn’t talking about a rough airplane ride or a nasty nor’easter.

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The Revolutionary Assistant Facebook Live Recap with Joan and Jasmine

Office Dynamics

Our 23rd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, The Revolutionary Assistant. This is a video recap from Joan Burge & Jasmine Freeman.

What President Trump Means for the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

President-elect Trump has not talked much about the gig economy.   The one area where we have details is tax policy. 

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Great Book for Copyeditors and Others: The African Svelte

Business Writing

I love it when a book on language teaches me a lesson. Best Picks Books Gems of Language Proofreading

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How do you make yourself more assertive?

Office Dynamics

This is a posted question from Business Management Daily ‘s Admin Pro Forum that has been shared with permission. . Enlarge Your Presence.

The Federal Reserve Recognizes the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Like other recently released gig economy studies , the Fed's EIWA shows the gig economy is large.

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Still Waiting for a Thank-You and an Update

Business Writing

At no charge, I helped a young man (the friend of a friend of mine) with his resume. We met in person and exchanged several emails. also gave him feedback on his LinkedIn profile. This is the last message. Courteous Writing

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5 Easy Ways You Can Advance Your Career Today

Dumb Little Man

Looking for a new job in today’s economy is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. We’ve all been there at some point. Conclusion.

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The productivity killers

Practically Perfect PA

At our recent regional events we discussed some of the issues that are facing assistants today. Here are my top five. 1. Interruptions. Interruptions.

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The One Word That Can Resolve Workplace Conflict

On The Job

Anyone who has a toddler probably hears this no less than 1,400 times per day. And don't tell me you don't resort to "Because I said so!" because everyone reaches that point on the 475th "why?") While children are great at asking the question, they often grow out of asking "why" all the time. Too bad. Not enough conflict? Who wants conflict at work?

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Shifting Gears In The Holiday Season

Office Dynamics

Are your Mondays getting harder and harder during the holiday season? It’s pretty hard to shift gears sometimes, isn’t it? Joan Burge.

Gig Economy Consensus: It's Big and Growing

Small Business Labs

Based on a review of a variety of recent studies, a consensus has formed that the gig economy is large and growing. The Federal Reserve Board's  Exploring Online and Offline Informal Work  found that more than a third - 36 percent- of the U.S. They say by 2020 at least 31 million Americans will be gig workers. 

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Merry Christmas Animated Video Card 2016

Andrea Kalli

Merry Christmas Animated Video Card 2016. Cute animated Santa scene as he delivers presents. For pricing and to order – [link]. Video Marketing

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10 Stretches To Do Right Now For Back Pain Relief

Dumb Little Man

Let me guess. You have a niggling pain in your lower back. It’s All you want is for it to go away and stop bothering you. Best of all? You Ready?

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5 things PAs should consider before accepting a new role

Practically Perfect PA

So you’ve aced your interview and you’ve been offered the job. How exciting! Here are my top 5 considerations… 1. The culture.

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How to Negotiate Successfully With Anyone

On The Job

There are often complaints that technology isolates people, but anyone working in IT may have a different opinion.

How to Boost Your Professionalism Through Better Writing Webinar

Office Dynamics

These days, doesn’t it seem like we’re all getting lazy with our writing? Perhaps we can blame technology. Don’t wait, watch it now.

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Contingent Labor Comprises 38% of Corporate Workforces

Small Business Labs

Ardent Partners recently released their 2016-2017 State of Contingent Workforce Management report. 

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4 SEO Tips for the Non-Technical Business Website Owner

Small Business CEO

photo credit: [link] / Flickr. Page meta tags. Alt text. Heading tags. 301 redirects. Google Analytics. Site verification.

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20 Excellent Reasons To Join A Yoga School

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever wanted to join a yoga school? There can be many different reasons why someone would register to a yoga institute.

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Things you shouldn’t say to your boss… Even though you are thinking it

Practically Perfect PA

If I had a pound for every time I bit my tongue while working as an assistant, well, I would be a very very wealthy lady! That is your job.

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Research Finds Stressed Employees More Likely to Misbehave

On The Job

The U.S. election process has clearly demonstrated one thing: People are upset, mad and worried. Among the suggestions: Listen.

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Realizing Your Full Potential: Venturing Into High Seas

Office Dynamics

Welcome to November. the 11 th month of 2016. The month of gratitude, family gatherings, and turkey. The Chapter is entitled I’m my Own Career Manager.

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Somewhere Between 2.5 million and 59 Million Americans "Work" in the Online Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

We mentioned yesterday that there is a recently formed consensus that the gig economy is large and growing. So who's right? They're not.

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Beat Your Competitors with Video Ads

Small Business CEO

This is mostly because of the lack of credible information about this great platform of advertising. Why Video Advertising?

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50 Ways To Relax Without Spending Money

Dumb Little Man

Simply put, overworking is bad working. Clearly this is beneficial to you, to those you care about, and to your working life. Bad idea. Home-time.

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Top websites for free images

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s blog post is a down and dirty list of my favourite websites for free images. They are much easier to navigate than Google Images.

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What Submariners Can Teach You About Doing the Job Right

On The Job

A major flaw in our system of government, and even in industry, is the latitude allowed to do less than is necessary. Admiral Hyman G.

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Opposites Attract: 3 Benefits of Having 2 Bosses In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

That might be effective in accomplishing their goals, but it’s not always the best approach for keeping employees happy and productive. So I won’t.

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Survey: 29% of American Workers Have Side Jobs

Small Business Labs

As we pointed out a few weeks ago, there's been a flurry of studies lately on the gig econom y. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports.

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7 Safe And Effective Tax Deductions That Every SME Should Be Claiming

Small Business CEO

They simply aren’t aware of a number of different tax incentives offered by HMRC that could reduce their tax bill. photo credit: InvestmentZen. 1.

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5 Essential Tools And Apps To Build Your Early Startup

Dumb Little Man

Apps for startups are very useful (and can even be crucial) for new companies. You do not want to, nor can you afford to waste time. Evernote. Quire.

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All work and some play: the rise of the ‘Bleisure’ travellers

Practically Perfect PA

When you’re one half of a couple, frequent business travel can take its toll on your relationship.

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