Win a free place at the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Conference 2017. The post Win a free place at the Assist Conference 2017 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. We have a very special giveaway for Practically Perfect PA readers this month. We are offering one lucky reader the chance to attend the Assist Conference for free.

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A review of the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

The post A review of the Assist Conference 2017 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Last Friday we held our third Assist Conference at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

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Trending Sources

The Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

The theme for Assist 2017 is ‘The Assistant Tool Kit’ What is the Assistant tool kit? Every assistant has their own unique tool kit and during Assist 2017 we will show you how you can take yours to the next level. Assist 2017 is not just for UK based assistants!

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How to Increase Your Instagram Followers in 2017

Dumb Little Man

In 2017, this is the simplest way to increase Instagram followers. So, this was my take on the five practical tips to increase Instagram followers in 2017. The post How to Increase Your Instagram Followers in 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Forecasts: 2017 the Year Corporations Embrace the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Based on the 2017 trends forecasts we've been reading, corporations are going to actively expand their use of contingent labor in 2017. Forbes' 10 HR Trends For 2017 :  The workforce of the future won’t be all full time employees.

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A business case for the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Conference 2017. The post A business case for the Assist Conference 2017 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Next year’s Assist Conference kicks off on Friday 24th February in London and I am just putting the final touches to the programme.

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5 Ways People Dislike Your Emails (And Possibly You)

Practically Perfect PA

Jennifer will be speaking at the Virtual Summit 2017. An interesting bit of research came to my attention recently, courtesy of the BBC website.

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Evergreen Content Marketing Strategies That Still Work in 2017

Small Business CEO

A lot of posts online define evergreen content marketing, but they don’t really offer any real strategies to use. Evergreen marketing at its core simply means using strategies that won’t go stale quickly.

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Have you missed the content from June 2017?

Practically Perfect PA

Have you missed the content from June 2017? June’s blog posts: JUNE 28, 2017 Business Travel Safety in a Volatile World. JUNE 23, 2017 Technology of the week: Join.me. JUNE 21, 2017 New speakers for the Virtual Summit. JUNE 9, 2017 Technology of the week: Feedly.

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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Goal Setting & Branding for 2017

Office Dynamics

This video will help prepare you for 2017 and it can’t help but put you in the holiday spirit, too. Watch the webinar replay, Goal Setting and Branding for 2017. The post 12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Goal Setting & Branding for 2017 appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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3 Proven Growth Strategies for Law Firms in 2017

Small Business CEO

Software is an integral part of a law firm’s marketing campaign, and there’s a lot new and established firms can do in 2017 to expand their reach, bring in new clients and make more money. Law firms need to stay at the forefront of marketing to expand and grow.

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6 Best Valentine’s Gifts For Her This 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post 6 Best Valentine’s Gifts For Her This 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Valentine’s day is just around the corner and if you are a man who hasn’t figured out the best Valentine’s gift for her yet, now is probably the right time to narrow down your choices.

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2017 Top 10 Pet Product Trends

Small Business Labs

Package Facts recently released their list of 10 Pet Product Trends to Watch in 2017.    Key quote from their press release: From leather collars to fur-lined carriers and orthopedic bedding, there's no shortage of innovative and human-inspired products trending in the U.S.

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PWC's 2017 Sharing Economy Predictions

Small Business Labs

According to the accounting and consulting giant PWC, 2017 will be another high growth year for the sharing economy.   This is just one of 10 sharing economy predictions they released last week in their article Find out what's next for the sharing economy in our 2017 predictions.

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BCG, Sodexo and Mercer on 2017 Global Trends

Small Business Labs

These three large and influential firms all recently released 2017 global trends reports.    Because of this, their report - The 2017 Global Workplace Trends Report  - focuses on workplace trends. 

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Ground rules for team meetings

Practically Perfect PA

A really fundamental task for assistants is organising your department team meetings. If your organisation is anything like the businesses I used to work for I bet you organise A LOT of team meetings.

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Tech Jobs Moving to the Midwest

Small Business Labs

companies have long moved work overseas to save money. But a long emerging trend of moving work to lower cost areas of the U.S. instead of overseas appears to be gaining steam.

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Gartner's Top Trends for 2017

Small Business Labs

  Gartner, the large technology analyst firm, has already released multiple 2017 trends lists.    Below is their list of the top technology trends for 2017. Gartner also released a 2017 Top 10 Strategic Predictions list. It's that time of year again.

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How to Become One of the Boss's Favorites

On The Job

I'm all for work/life balance and making sure that you're not headed for burnout by working too much. But that doesn't mean you go to work and just warm a chair every day, doing just enough to make sure you keep your job.

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Will Consultants be Replaced by AI?

Small Business Labs

Since we're consultants, we hope not. But that's thesis of HBR's  AI May Soon Replace Even the Most Elite Consultants.

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How can Assistants achieve greater recognition at work?

Practically Perfect PA

Recently, the OpenMeet team had the pleasure of participating in the annual Practically Perfect PA Assist Conference 2017 , where we ran a few workshops. What can PAs do to make sure they are getting the recognition at work that they deserve?

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9 Stats About Small Business Digital Marketing in 2017

Dumb Little Man

This report details the online marketing data for 2017 and compares it to the data taken from HubShout’s 2016, 2015, and 2014 surveys. When asked to predict how their clients’ budgets will change in 2017, 63% of respondents replied that they expected online marketing expenditure to increase. See Also: The 5 Internet Marketing Trends That Will Dominate in 2017. What’s in store for 2017? The 2017 Outlook.

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The Growing Use of Online Talent Marketplaces

Small Business Labs

By 2017 this grew to 20%. This has increased from just 4% in 2012 to 25% in 2017. One of the more interesting findings from the MBO Partners State of Independence study is how much the use of online talent marketplaces has increased over the past 6 years.

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7 Smart Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Develop Their Own Mobile Apps This 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post 7 Smart Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Develop Their Own Mobile Apps This 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. You won’t believe how much a mobile app can change your small business. Over the years, more and more people are getting hooked on mobile purchases.

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How to nail a video interview

Practically Perfect PA

According to tech giant Cisco, 80% of all internet traffic will be video by 2019.

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20 Best Productivity Apps and Programs for 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post 20 Best Productivity Apps and Programs for 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. So you want to level up your earning potential, move towards work that’s more fulfilling, and do more with less effort. That’s awesome.

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Book Review: Thriving in the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

"How to capitalize and compete in the new world of work" is the tagline for the book Thriving in the Gig Economy. This nicely summarizes this useful guide to the shift to independent work.    The book starts with an excellent overview of the gig economy.

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Top 10 Best Mobile Accessories To Carry With You 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post Top 10 Best Mobile Accessories To Carry With You 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Whether you are frequently outdoors for business or you simply like traveling, bringing some essential gadgets with you can help ensure not only your comfort but safety, too. However, with so many items to choose from, picking out the most important ones can be tricky. You can end up spending a lot of hours just packing your things.

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Neglecting Self Care: The Biggest Mistake I Made (And How You Can Avoid It)

Dumb Little Man

Whether it’s lack of capital, economy or just a bad idea, each business has its own reasons for failing. And even though I’d agree that those reasons are common, there is another insidious reason that can cause a business to fail. It’s neglecting self-care.

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How to deal with the office downer

Practically Perfect PA

I was recently watching a brilliant interview with the former Assistant to Mark Zukerberg, Anikka Fragodt.

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My 3 Words For 2017

Productivityist

So My Three Words for 2017 are Redesign, Rebuild, and Reclaim. The funny thing about My Three Words for 2017 is that they embody one of the words I use to define personal productivity: Intention. The post My 3 Words For 2017 appeared first on Productivityist. Over the past few years, I’ve followed a practice shared with me by my friend Chris Brogan. Every year I choose three words that I use as a waypoint for my year.

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2017 Rural and Small Town Trends (and Webinar)

Small Business Labs

Tomorrow Becky McCray  is hosting a webinar of 2017 rural and small town trends.    Becky is the founder and publisher of the rural small business site Small Biz Survival.

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Thomas Friedman Embraces the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

The well known New York Times columnist, best selling author and pundit Thomas Friedman wrote a very bullish article on gig work last week. Self-Driving People, Enabled by Airbnb focused on the gig work being created by Airbnb's "Experiences" platform.

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How Your Car Can Affect Your Personal Branding

Dumb Little Man

2017 Digital EFX Wraps LLC. We all have a personal brand. If you think you don’t, you should probably look further into it. How you present yourself on a regular basis becomes your personal brand, like it or not.

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25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile. You must be doing something right. Before you become too complacent, please ask yourself the following questions. Am I really leveraging LinkedIn to its full effect? Am I using LinkedIn strategically to grow my Personal Brand?

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Best tips on working with multiple managers

Practically Perfect PA

Last month I asked everyone on the Practically Perfect PA social media platforms to give me their best tips on working with multiple managers. Here are the results. Enjoy… There are some brilliant tips here! Here are my best tips on working with multiple managers.

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The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

With a new year comes a new you and I know that a lot of readers will be looking to find a new job in 2017. The Career Moves Office Support Team are thrilled to be the main sponsor for the Practically Perfect PA E-book and the Assist Conference 2017.

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Using networks to get stuff done

Practically Perfect PA

Just last week I was reminded how brilliant PAs are at using networks to get stuff done. I’m lucky to be a member of a direct messaging group on Twitter made up of some very awesome and proactive assistants.

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How can assistants add value in the workplace?

Practically Perfect PA

As usual, we have a packed schedule for 2017, starting with the Assist Conference in February. Assist Conference 2017. Firstly, happy New Year! Last year was a mixed bag wasn’t it?! I hope you all had a lovely break and are looking forward to the year ahead.

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Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

The Assist Conference 2017. “Succeeding in business is all about making connections. Business is all about personal contact. No matter how heavy your workload is… Everyone can and should be a Networker.” Richard Branson. Generation Y makes about 50% of the current workforce.

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