Your Case for Training: Adult Learning Retention Statistics

Office Dynamics

I haven’t been able to find this information on adult learning retention rates until now and I’m sharing it with you! ATD stands for the Association of Talent Development, formerly called ASTD (American Society for Training & Development).

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The Decline of Employee Training & The Rise of Side Gigs

Small Business Labs

The chart below, which shows a decline in employer-provided and on-the-job training in recent decades, has been making the rounds in the economic blogs. In this case companies are shifting the risks and costs associated with job training to individuals.

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Administrative Training Pioneer Celebrates Unlikely 25-Year Anniversary

Office Dynamics

ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINING PIONEER, OFFICE DYNAMICS INTERNATIONAL, CELEBRATES UNLIKELY 25-YEAR ANNIVERSARY. Las Vegas (June 4, 2015) – Office Dynamics International, the globally recognized authority for administrative training and development, is celebrating its 25 th year in business this week.

Make Learning Fun For Your Admin Team

Office Dynamics

This seems to be a hot trend, learning as a team. Here’s some advice on how you can make training for your administrative team fun. 6 Tips To Make Learning Fun & Ensure Your Team Will Remember What They Learned. This will increase the value of your training.

The Rise of the Skills Training/Job Placement Industry

Small Business Labs

Add in a growing reluctance by corporations to train their staff and the mismatch becomes even clearer. In response to this problem a rapidly growing industry focused on providing skills training and job placement has emerged. The current employment picture is quite interesting.

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How Assistants Manage Their Workload (and all the extras, like training!)

Office Dynamics

Are you one of the many assistants who claims you can’t attend a training course or even get away for a free webinar because you’re just too busy? Here’s how assistants manage their workload and find time for other things, like training! .

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Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events.

The Star Performer’s Secret Sauce Free Webinar Replay [assistant training for 25 years and counting]

Office Dynamics

Celebrating 25 Years of Achievement in the Administrative Profession—Get Inspired and Learn to Shine Like the STAR You Are. Learning Highlights. 25 Proven Tips to Administrative Excellence. Did you miss it?

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What learning method do you prefer? Webinar or Podcast

Office Dynamics

We’re curious, do you prefer learning via a webinar or podcast? The post What learning method do you prefer? Admin Assistant Training Admin Tips Workplace Tools learning resources for assistants podcast webinar

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5 Business Lessons You Can Learn from Disney Junior

Tips From T. Marie

Believe it or not, there are a few business lessons you can learn from Disney Junior characters. Learn from Mickey and the gang, choose the right tools and you’ll be amazed at how it helps you solve your problems. I’m Granmama to a 3 year old princess.

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My 2015 Year in Review (and How a Journal Made It Easy to Do)

Productivityist

As I write this, there are 37 hours left in 2015. This Friday (January 1) I’ll spend the majority of my day reading my journal entries from 2015. I’ve decided to share with you three highlights from every month of 2015, that I recorded in my Day One journal.

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Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. It is very hard for small business to find the money to support training.

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5 Powerful Communication Strategies for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Learn to ask questions; specifically, the right question. Learn what your manager likes to follow, and become her eyes and ears on the subject. Do have a healthy curiosity that you use in your day-to-day communications?

2015 245

3 Simple Steps to Taking Time Away from Your Business

Office Organization Success

Also plan your programs and trainings around your vacation time. For example, especially around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, don’t schedule in any teleclasses or other trainings; allow for that time away. c) 2015 Tracey Lawton Training and Consulting LLC.

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3 Simple Shifts That Will Make You the Star At The Next Event

Dumb Little Man

When you’re at a business training or networking event, you’re probably there for two reasons: 1. To learn how to grow your business 2.

2015 281

3 Keys to Making This Your Best Week Ever

Office Dynamics

Proactively managing your own self-care is a skill all modern administrative professionals must learn in order to deal with the challenging situations (and people!) Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you’ll learn: . Can’t attend the live webinar? Don’t worry!

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This Is The First Step In Your Online Marketing System

Office Organization Success

During this 45-minute Lunch ‘n’ Learn training you will learn: Why having a content marketing system is so important to the health of your business. Online Marketing Training Workshops and Products

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Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help

Office Dynamics

Certification is an inexpensive way to help your employees move forward and learn new skills. You may even encourage employees to train online in the education and teaching fields so they can transition to becoming professional educators or instructors within your organization.

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The Revolutionary Assistant: Disrupt the Status Quo [Free Webinar Replay]

Office Dynamics

As successful administrative professionals, we’ve learned to manage in this accelerated environment, but few of us actually thrive in it. Join Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics, for this exciting webinar to learn more and discover how you too can become The Revolutionary Assistant.

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Free Webinar Teaches You How to Develop Your Persuasion Skills

Office Dynamics

As we celebrate 25 years in business we’re offering a free webinar each month for administrative professionals to continue their skill development and learn more about who we are and what we offer the administrative profession. How to get training at work. •

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Are You Too Busy for The Most Important Partner In Your Office? The Importance of Daily Huddles

Office Dynamics

I was fortunate to learn at a young age that daily huddles or brief meetings between an executive and assistant are the most important part of the day and the partnership. I recently received a request for advice from an assistant named Kathryn.

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My 2015 Year in Review (and How a Journal Made It Easy to Do)

Productivityist

As I write this, there are 37 hours left in 2015. This Friday (January 1) I’ll spend the majority of my day reading my journal entries from 2015. I’ve decided to share with you three highlights from every month of 2015, that I recorded in my Day One journal.

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How to Become an Expert in Your Chosen Field

Eat Your Career

After all, the best part about mentorship is that—when it’s a strong partnership—both people learn equally. Another way to demonstrate and share your expertise is to train others—offer to present on a topic of interest at a local industry conference or meeting of your professional association.

2015 259

Are You Still Struggling to Get Clients?

Office Organization Success

Here’s just some of what you’ll learn during this program: What really works to market a service business, and what doesn’t. Client Attraction Systems Online Marketing Training Workshops and Products

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Managing Your Executive’s Day [Free Webinar Replay]

Office Dynamics

Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you will learn…. Managing Your Executive’s Day (October Free Webinar). As an administrative professional, you probably already know that a big part of your job involves “managing” other people—namely, the Executive(s) you support.

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Labor Day Sale On Your Favorite Items

Office Dynamics

Are you planning on diving into an online learning course that you can study at your own pace? Starting today and lasting throughout the Labor Day weekend…and a little longer…we’re offering this special Labor Day Sale on all of our Online Learning Programs at 25% off.

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Assistants Speak Out: The Biggest Struggles In Partnering With Their Executive

Office Dynamics

When I work with executives and assistants one-on-one, the executive tells me they have increased their productivity by 20% or more because they have now learned how to utilize their assistant, delegate, and include them in their business life. Happy Monday! Fall is in the air and I love it.

2015 242

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Training budgets were ample; opportunity for advancement sparkled like diamonds for the taking. Administrators handled many tasks, and had backups, cross training, and team-shared projects. Cross-training, Mentoring – Open your heart and be a mentor to others.

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25 Years Has Been Quite a Ride!

Office Dynamics

While I don’t like the fact that 2015 is passing quickly, I am eager to welcome June because this is the official month of Office Dynamics 25th Year Anniversary. I have had to expand my thinking to meet client’s needs, participant expectations, and learn new methods and approaches to training.

2015 241

Is an Executive Assistant Certificate for You?

Office Dynamics

I am preparing to host the Office Dynamics March 10, 2015 free webinar called Why Assistants Should Consider Certification? It still boils down to what someone does with what they learn. I did it to challenge myself and learn new things, which I did.

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Recorded Webinar Replay: The Resilient Assistant

Office Dynamics

As an attendee, you will learn: How to proactively plan for what’s next and build a reputation for quick-thinking and swift action, even in times of chaos. Did you miss the webinar, The Resilient Assistant with Peggy Vasquez and Joan Burge ? Watch the replay here: The Resilient Assistant.

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Practicing Principles of Persuasion

Office Dynamics

Know exactly what you want to accomplish by attending the training or conference. How will your executive benefit from you attending training or a seminar? Let your executive know that you will share what you have learned with co-workers. That in itself is a learning experience.

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A day in the life: Catherine Pile, ELLE Magazine

Practically Perfect PA

I check all emails and the diary for the day, I live in Northampton so I have a 45 minute train commute into London which gives me plenty of time! I have breakfast on route and yes I am one of those women that applies make up on the train!

2015 230

Pursue Excellence with These 3 Winning Strategies

Office Dynamics

Become a learning sponge, especially when you’re a veteran in your profession. Get out there each day and challenge yourself to learn something new. This proves to me that, without a doubt, learning and enrichment opportunities are more valued by employees today than ever before!

2015 188

Secretary vs Assistant – do they think differently?

Office Dynamics

Assistants/secretaries don’t need training.”. “I PS check out a presentation assemble by my World Class Assistant students on what they learned from the program. Do I have your attention? Should your title be “secretary,” please do not take offense to what you are about to read.

2015 262

Launching Assist Travel

Practically Perfect PA

First up we have Assist Travel taking place on Friday 4th September 2015 from 10am to 4pm in London. We will have a mixture of training sessions, time with our exhibitors and we will make sure that all of you get to know each other throughout the day.

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5 Steps Towards a Much Needed Break

Office Dynamics

Guest Post by Adam Timm, Speaker at 2015 Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. Learn more about Adam Timm. Admin Assistant Training Admin Tips Stress Management building your resilience resilience stress management take a break

2015 221

Don’t Give Up On Your Dreams

Office Dynamics

While things may not go as you hoped and life may throw you some curve balls, there are lessons to be learned in each step. And it may take you much longer than you had hoped, but that is probably because you needed to learn some lessons along the way.

2015 195

Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015. For this final session of the year, we’re sending 2015 off with a bang! December 3, 2015, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

2015 134

Choose to Avoid Negative Talk In The Office

Office Dynamics

When planning upcoming seminars, conferences, and training – see how they line up and teach you strategies that you can bring back and implement in your workplace. Put together a presentation showing your executive the benefits of the training.

2015 220

Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

Practically Perfect PA

The modern PA must embrace the culture of 2015 in order to remain connected, current and relevant. CPD – Active learning in relation to both hard and soft skills. Supervise and train other clerical staff. Multiple Hats i.e. Fire Marshall / First Aider / Learning Champion.

2015 191

Communicating With Your Manager

Office Dynamics

Training & Development. Discuss your training and development requirements with your executive. If you recently attended a seminar or training session, share the ideas you learned with your executive. Registration is open for upcoming 2015 classes.

2015 224

Break Through a Career Plateau and Climb to the Stars!

Office Dynamics

So broaden the scope of the work you do: Look for projects that highlight your particular strengths – tasks that step beyond your job description, but that you feel qualified doing or learning. Seek new education or training. January 30, 2015.

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