Key skills round-up 2019

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I hope you enjoy our key skills round-up 2019. We focused really heavily this year on increasing our content around the key skills Assistants need to develop in their role this year.

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Taking dictation in 2019

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Core Skills Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology

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What are interpersonal skills?

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‘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? They are the skills you need to interact […].

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Top Remote Working Trends in 2019 You Should Know More About

Dumb Little Man

Let’s have a look at the biggest remote working trends of 2019. Digital skills are an absolute must, with in-depth knowledge of web design or social media management topping the list of prized abilities. The ability to manage a virtual office is a sought-after skill, too.

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5 ways to improve your leadership skills

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Core Skills Featured admin administrators assistants Career EA EA Skills Executive Assistant Leadership Office manager PA PA Skills Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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10 skills needed to be a fantastic office manager

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The roles are similar, and there are a lot of overlapping skills. Core Skills Featured admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant office management Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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How To Improve Your Academic Essay Writing Skills

Dumb Little Man

How do you improve your essay writing skills? You can work to hone your skills on your own, or you can use the services of an excellent essay writer to help. How you use your language skills is very important, especially when you’re writing academic papers.

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

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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 Most Common Professions of Skilled Freelancers Working for Businesses

Small Business Labs

To help with this problem, the MBO Partners 2019 Client of Choice study used natural language processing tools to help categorize independent workers who provide services to businesses. But the list above provides a solid estimate for skilled professionals providing services to businesses. 

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How to List Skills Gained Outside of Work on Your Resume

Eat Your Career

It’s meant to show a prospective employer that you have all the skills required to do the job for which you are applying, and that you’ve used those skills before in a professional capacity. Can you include those skills on a resume, and if so, how?

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ADHD Summer Camp Can Improve Social Skills of Special Kids

Dumb Little Man

All of these elements of ADHD summer camp are very beneficial to children who have the condition, particularly those who struggle with some social skills. The post ADHD Summer Camp Can Improve Social Skills of Special Kids appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills as an administrative assistant without too much effort on your part.

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Is multitasking still a useful skill for Assistants?

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Being a good multitasker was on the job description of pretty much every Assistant role I applied for when I first started as an Assistant. Since then experts have shown that multitasking does precisely the opposite of what we thought it did.

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Administrative Professionals Day 2019 – A Message from Dana

Office Dynamics

Joan stated – Expand your mind; add to your skill set; challenge your thinking; look at your day in a new way; be a life-long student. Our profession is unique in the sense that so many of our skills are not only utilized professionally but personally as well.

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The key hard skills to include on your EA CV

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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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5 Must-Have Skills for Progressive Assistants From Joan’s book, Who Took My Pen… Again?

Office Dynamics

You have the fundamentals down pat and even demonstrate advanced skill sets. What might be missing from your bag of skills? Offer valid June 6, 2019 through June 10, 2019 Use Promo Code: JUNE30.

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What Freelancers Want From Their Clients

Small Business Labs

  But as companies become more reliant on external talent, they increasingly need to structure their policies, procedures, and engagement practices in order to be successful in attracting, engaging, and retaining highly skilled independent professionals. 

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Working with your Executive on a planned approval process

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Core Skills Featured admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Skills Tasks Virtual Assistant

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How to identify and fix problems at work

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Problem-solving is one of the critical skills that will be needed by office employees by 2020. Core Skills Featured admin administrators assistants decision making EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant problem solving Virtual Assistant

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Technology to help with email management

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Core Skills Email Management Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantThese ten fantastic pieces of software will help you manage your emails and your Executives.

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20 tools to help manage your Exec’s travel plans

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Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantJust think how much time you spend organising travel for your Executive or your team? It’s a lot, right? Maybe 20% of your week?

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5 Entrepreneurial Skills You Need to Be Your Own Boss

Small Business CEO

In order to be a successful entrepreneur, you’ll need to possess certain entrepreneurial skills. Here are 5 skills needed to be an entrepreneur: 1. Managing your time effectively is one of the most critical skills for entrepreneurs there are.

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5 Key Skills Every Business Owner Should Have

Small Business CEO

No matter what sort of field your business is in, there are all sorts of key skills that can help keep your company a success. With that in mind, here are 5 key skills that you should know about. Communication Skills. Entrepreneurs business skills

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Streamlining meetings for your Executive

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Core Skills Diary Management Featured Meeting Management admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Meeting Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Take Your LinkedIn Profile to the Max: 4 Tips to Get More Jobs

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Leave the skills section for now—we’ll cover it later. Make Your Skills Drip with Expertise. Now, it’s time to take care of the skills section. LinkedIn allows to add up to 50 skills, but you can only prominently feature ten. Getting your skills endorsed is as easy as ABC.

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How to work with a visionary manager

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Core Skills Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant working relationshipsEvery business is started by someone with a vision.

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What does it mean to be a collaborative Assistant?

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Collaboration is an essential skill for everyone. Core Competencies Dealing with coworkers Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants Competencies EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Soft Skills Virtual Assistant

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How to help your Executive allocate resources on projects

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Core Skills Featured Task Management admin administrators assistants Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Project Management Tasks Virtual Assistant

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Create a time audit for your Executive

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Eight great business books for strategic Assistants

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Career Development Core Competencies Featured admin administrators assistants Competencies EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Strategy Virtual Assistant

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Working with a ‘paper person’

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Core Skills Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant working relationships Working with an executiveA few years ago, I worked with a Director who did everything on paper.

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Working with an incompetent Executive

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Core Skills Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant managing up Office manager PA Personal Assistant Skills working with executivesEveryone moans about their boss.

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Saving Half of Income: 5 Steps to Effortlessly Save Money Every Month

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Because more than an ingrained habit, savings must be a mastered skill. Step 4 – Hone your skills. At this point, you’d be halfway towards saving half of income and ready to hone your newly acquired saving skills by applying some effective tips. “Payment Successful”.

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Get started on your festive party now

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Core Skills Events Management Featured admin administrators assistants Christmas Party EA Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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How Can Universal Basic Income Mitigate Fallout From Automation?

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From 2019 to 2020 in Stockholm, California, monthly stipends were tested at random on 100 citizens. In a 2018 poll, nearly half of Americans supported the idea of a Universal Basic Income program.

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Do You Have Too Many Goals? Here’s How to Prioritize Them

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Gain a new skill. How many goals are you chasing right now? There’s a good chance that you’ve got too many. It’s a classic productivity mistake – and an understandable one.

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The ten best Event Management blogs for Assistants

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Core Skills Events Management Featured admin administrators assistants EA Events Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantAssistants are asked to organise a lot of events; this is nothing new!

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Template for capturing messages

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Core Skills Featured Templates admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual Assistant

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10 apps to help you plan meetings

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Apps Core Skills Featured Meeting Management Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Meeting Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks technology Virtual Assistant

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Power Searching the Internet

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Core Skills Featured Google Suite Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Google Search Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks technology Virtual Assistant

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10 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills

Daily Writing Tips

If you’re intimidated by a group setting, consider finding a writing partner with whom you can exchange drafts and/or discuss concepts and practice skills, then graduate, on your own or with your partner, to a course or workshop. Original post: 10 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills.

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What meetings should make it into your Executive’s schedule?

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Core Skills Diary Management Featured admin administrators assistants diary management EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Scheduling Tasks Time management

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What meetings should you have with your Executive?

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Core Skills Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant Working with your Executive

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