Collaborative tools for 2019

Practically Perfect PA

There are so many fantastic platforms available that will really help you work collaboratively and today I wanted to share some collaboration tools for 2019.

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GCUC 2019 - Coworking's Surge Continues

Small Business Labs

The 2019 U.S. Allwork's articles GCUC 2019: What Coworking Members Really Want and GCUC 2019: Is the Coworking Market Saturated? version of the Global Coworking Unconference Conference Series (GCUC) happened last week in Denver.

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The EA competencies you will need in 2019

Practically Perfect PA

Well, that is us in 2019 folks! Happy New Year. Firstly before I start this blog, I want to say a huge thank you to all of the Practically Perfect PA readers who are joining us for another year on the blog. We have been going now since 2011, and I can’t wait to see […].

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How to send a fax in 2019

Practically Perfect PA

Hands up. Who has been asked to send a fax in the last year? I see a few of you nodding, some of you are rolling your eyes thinking – fax? What is it 1989? Some of you are wondering what I mean by the word ‘fax’ Yes, I know this is old technology, but you […].

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[Webinar] How modern assistants and admins master their roles in 2019

Practically Perfect PA

On Thursday 14th March at 17:00GMT / 18:00CET, we’re joining TravelPerk’s FREE LIVE WEBINAR on how modern assistants and admins master their roles in 2019. […]. Ever wondered… How do others in the job do it? What’s the best technology to save time? How can I take on new challenges?

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The Virtual Summit April 2019: What did you miss?

Practically Perfect PA

Two weeks ago, we hosted our forth Virtual Summit for Executive Assistants around the world, and I’ve got to say, so far the feedback has been fantastic! We had just over 250 Assistants book onto the Virtual Summit.

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Brookings 2019 Trends to Watch

Small Business Labs

They recently released a report with their 2019 Trends to Watch. The trend is listed first in the Biggest Policy Trends in 2019 section of the report. But we think Allen is correct that this should be a major priority in 2019.

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New Training and Resources to Office Dynamics in 2019

Office Dynamics

We’ve crafted new ideas and we are so excited to be able to release just a few of the new things for 2019! For the first time ever, we will be introducing the Joan Burge Innovation Award at the 2019 Conference for Administrative Excellence.

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The Future Assistant Conference 2019: What went down?

Practically Perfect PA

I can’t quite believe I am writing about our 5th conference!

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Launching the Future Assistant 2019

Practically Perfect PA

That is right, we are launching the Future Assistant 2019! The Future Assistant is taking place on the 14th and 15th February 2019 at RichMix London and again we are streaming the conference […].

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Our Virtual Summit April 2019 speaker lineup is awesome!

Practically Perfect PA

I’m so excited to share with you speakers for this April’s Virtual Summit and their session details. We have a varied group of trainers from all over the world for the Summit who are truly inspiring.

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32 Million Americans Say They Will Start a Business in 2019. Most Won't.

Small Business Labs

According to a recent Job Creators Network Foundation survey , "Sixteen-percent of Americans say they are likely to start a new business in 2019." of Americans will start a small business in 2019 instead of 16%.

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Forget Resolutions, in 2019 I’m Going to Reach…What About You?

Tips From T. Marie

Welcome to 2019. What is your word for 2019? To be completely honest, I’ve never been much of a “New Year’ fan. All the hoopla about making resolutions that wind up broken before winter winds stop blowing.

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The 2019 Top Tech Events to Attend for Your Business

Dumb Little Man

The UX and Digital Design Week 2019 will be held in London between August 12th-16th. FinTech Connect 2019. FinTech Connect 2019 is a major financial event for companies, financial institutions, and backers of FinTech projects.

2019 166

New Year, New Career? How to Reinvent Your Career Path in 2019

Eat Your Career

As 2019 begins, perhaps you’ve come to the conclusion that it’s time for a change—a big one. If you’re ready to make a career change in 2019, or if you’re just exploring the option, I’m offering a BONUS free webinar this month to help you understand exactly what’s involved.

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Stick to Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions with These Tech Gadgets

Dumb Little Man

The post Stick to Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions with These Tech Gadgets appeared first on Dumb Little Man. New Year is considered as the start of a whole new journey. It’s the time when all of us make new resolutions.

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Will the Iraqi Dinar Soar This 2019?

Small Business CEO

… The post Will the Iraqi Dinar Soar This 2019? The largest financial market in the world is the foreign exchange market. It enables currency conversion for investments and trades worldwide with its massive trading volume.

2019 110

5 Things You Must Do When Providing References

On The Job

Once an employer gets around to checking your references, you may be feeling quite confident that a job offer is coming your way. Hold on. According to an Accountemps survey , one in three candidates are removed from job consideration after checking with their references.

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5 Steps to Take When You Don't Know What Your Boss Wants

On The Job

Some people believe a micromanaging boss is the worst thing ever, but I'd have to say that a boss who doesn't communicate what he or she wants is also pretty bad. This is the boss who can't exactly tell you what he wants.

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Top 5 Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners in 2019

Small Business CEO

What have you got planned for 2019? Let’s make 2019 your year to really come to terms with your marketing and get it on track. … The post Top 5 Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners in 2019 appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

2019 85

Day in the life: Kara Tanenbaum, EA at Lakeside Project Solutions

Practically Perfect PA

Enjoy today’s Day in the life: Kara Tanenbaum, EA at Lakeside Project Solutions which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks. What are the main aspects of your role?

2019 207

When Working Hard is Not Enough: 18 Ways to Work Smart

Dumb Little Man

Most of the things we do require hard work. Whether it’s our job, relationships, and personal goals, we need to exert effort and work extra hard to get the best results possible. Unfortunately, working hard comes with negative effects.

2019 269

How to think more analytically

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve just finished reading Think Better Analytically, and I want to share my learning with you! I decided to read the book because I don’t think of myself as someone who thinks logically or analytically.

2019 215

Payroll Tips for Starting 2019 Right

Small Business CEO

… The post Payroll Tips for Starting 2019 Right appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Payroll tasks take up around 5 hours per week for a small business owner. This time, while well-spent, could be better spent elsewhere.

2019 84

Template for capturing messages

Practically Perfect PA

You know what it is like, you are having a hectic day, emails to answer, meetings to attend, people talking to you, asking questions and looking to you for answers. The phone rings, you have no idea who it is or what they want. They want to speak to your Executive or someone random in […].

2019 223

8 Proven Tips To Study Smart And Remember More

Dumb Little Man

Reading a book is as simple as ABC and everyone can pick up a book to read. However, not everyone remembers what they study. In this guide, I am going to reveal to you the best study habits and tips on how to remember more when studying.

2019 262

The key hard skills to include on your EA CV

Practically Perfect PA

We all know that it is getting more challenging to get your CV past the recruitment algorithms that are employed to filter applications and we also know that in a crowded market we need our CV to stand out. My advice has always been to tailor your CV depending on the role, which you should […].

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4 Things Employees Need From Any Boss

On The Job

What happens when a worker doesn't trust the boss? They consider quitting, finds a new survey. At a time when employers are pulling out all the stops to find talent in a tight job market, this should be of great concern.

2019 186

4 Ways to Handle Distracting Coworkers

On The Job

We all spend a lot of time at work, and some days it feels like a family get-together gone horribly wrong. You're tired of hearing about your colleague's bratty daughter. You don't want to be pulled into any more conversations about "Game of Thrones."

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3 easy ways to raise your visibility on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Did you know that LinkedIn is currently the number 1 space to grow your personal brand faster than anywhere else online? With 610+ million professionals now on the platform, this is a fantastic opportunity not to be sniffed at. Most individual LinkedIn profiles appear in search results.

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Why Social Media is Dying a Slow Death

Dumb Little Man

I remember when I was a young whippersnapper of a kid — no place to be and no dependents to take care of. I was responsible, trustworthy, and intelligent enough to work my way to a comfortable place in whatever job I held at the time.

2019 261

Small Business in the Cloud: 3 Predictions for 2019

Small Business CEO

These startling numbers are among the reasons to believe that 2019 will see an arms race for companies looking to gain technological advantages on competitors — small businesses in particular. Cloud computing continues to enable businesses large and small to do more with less.

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Nine time busting tips for Microsoft Office

Practically Perfect PA

I am thrilled to be presenting a session for Practically Perfect PA at their Virtual Summit on April 5th and so happy to write this blog post in anticipation of the event. I will be presenting my top time busting tips for Microsoft Office. Make sure you have a notebook and pen – you will […].

2019 206

How to be a creative genius at work

Practically Perfect PA

Creativity is such an essential competency for Assistants to have and here is why. We are faced with unusual requests and challenges every day.

2019 152

How to help your Executive allocate resources on projects

Practically Perfect PA

Like most senior level Executives, your boss will be involved in lots of different projects, making the decisions and driving these initiatives forward.

2019 189

Podcasting Entering the Mainstream

Small Business Labs

  According to The Infinite Dial 2019 , an annual survey conducted by Edison Research and Triton Digital, more than half of all adult Americans have listened to one.   Medium's 10 Big Takeaways from 2019's Infinite Dial Research covers the study in more detail.

2019 184

Day in the life: Keesha Williams, EA at Lift & Co

Practically Perfect PA

Enjoy today’s Day in the life: Keesha Williams, EA at Lift & Co, which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks. What are the main aspects of your role?

2019 219

The Benefits of Workplace Routines and How to Set Them Up

Eat Your Career

I’m a huge fan of workplace routines. I use them on a daily and weekly basis, and I truly believe they play a major role in my productivity. Workplace routines are like rituals—specific, pre-established ways of doing things that need to happen on a regular basis.

2019 158

Positive Career Affirmation #7

Eat Your Career

I am a lifelong learner capable of growth at all times. To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. The post Positive Career Affirmation #7 appeared first on Eat Your Career. Positive Career Affirmations attitude learning

2019 164

7 Signs You're a Workaholic

On The Job

For most workers, the days of clocking out at 5 p.m. and never thinking of work again until the next morning when we clocked in at 9 a.m. are over. Texts and emails keep us tethered to the job, not to mention the "quick phone call" to the office when we're supposed to be on vacation.

2019 153

How to Benefit When You Get Blindsided by Criticism

On The Job

One day when I was on deadline frantically trying to complete a story, my instant messaging app popped up with something like: "Anita didn't check the database and now I'm having to recreate this work. sigh*" The IM was from my direct editor to another editor.

2019 240

What are interpersonal skills?

Practically Perfect PA

‘Must have good interpersonal skills’ is a phrase that you will often see on job descriptions for Assistants, but what does that mean? What are interpersonal skills and why are they so crucial for Assistants? Interpersonal skills, or soft skills or people skills are the same thing.

2019 213

How Your Home Affects Your Mood (And What To Do About It)

Dumb Little Man

Your home should be your castle, but it’s hard to be comfortable when you feel like the walls are caving in. The psychology of space goes deeper than just our physical likes and dislikes, choice of paint color or decorations.

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