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

2019 198

[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?

2019 153

5 ways to improve your leadership skills

Practically Perfect PA

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

2019 211

Is multitasking still a useful skill for Assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

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.

2019 194

Template for capturing messages

Practically Perfect PA

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

2019 175

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.

2019 183

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.

2019 94

Not got much to do? Here are a few ideas!

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Featured Task Management admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual AssistantWe all have certain points at the office when we just don’t have much to do.

2019 192

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. 

2019 161

You Hate Your New Job -- Now What?

On The Job

Think about the company culture, the people you work with, the new contacts you've made and the new skills you've learned. Are you learning new skills to add to your resume?

2019 130

5 Courses That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur in 2019

Small Business CEO

Entrepreneurs of today need to possess various business-related skill sets to stay competitive. … The post 5 Courses That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur in 2019 appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

2019 77

50 Ways to Strive for Excellence in Life

Dumb Little Man

Develop new skills. Whether you learn coding in a new language, or making timber furniture, always make sure you have a side project going on in which you learn a new skill. Fill your life’s toolbox with skills that your learn to master.

2019 247

Managing a travel crisis

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2019 173

Managing your Executive’s one to one meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Diary Management Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants diary management EA Executive Assistant Meeting Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2019 174

11 Tips On How To Write A Good College Paper

Dumb Little Man

It’s a site that helps students who are struggling with their essay-writing skills. An essay is an excellent way to showcase what standardized test scores and grades can’t, your personality.

2019 189

5 Tips to Convince Your Overprotective Parents to Let You Travel Alone

Dumb Little Man

Help them see how traveling will contribute to building your resume and your life skills. A lot of parents aren’t comfortable with the idea of their children traveling abroad, particularly if they plan on going alone. They think it is unsafe and simply a waste of time and money.

2019 247

How to adjust your CV depending on the role

Practically Perfect PA

If you are looking for a new role this year, you will most likely have dusted off your CV and started to update it to reflect your current skills and experiences.

2019 188

7 Ways To Instantly Meet Like-Minded People

Dumb Little Man

Every company, especially long-standing ones, have a regimented set of recruitment criteria which include certain personality traits and hard skills. Finding people with the same interests isn’t always that easy. Finding people with the same goals and aspirations is even harder.

2019 199

How Emotional Freedom Technique Can Transform Your Mental Health for Good

Dumb Little Man

Her articles are embellished with personal experiences and a good load of life learning skills. A fast-paced life surely offers you the luxuries you have always dreamed of. On the flip side, however, it’s uglier than you have ever expected.

2019 195

What it Takes to Land Your Dream Job

On The Job

Many of these respondents lived to regret it: 39 percent say they wish they had pursued their aspirations further, but the majority felt they didn't have the right skills or knowledge. Many people talk about their dream job, but do a majority of people achieve it?

2019 130

Administrative Assistants and Ongoing Status Updates

Office Dynamics

Executive And Assistant Partnership Motivators Organizational Skills Problem Solving Productivity TeamworkAs administrative assistants and executive assistants, we all know there are a hundred moving parts in business.

2019 232

Communicating In Style, With Style

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Attitude Communication Skills Self DevelopmentThe word communicate is derived from the Latin word, communis , meaning commonness. When we are communicating, we are trying to establish commonness with others.

2019 234

What Is Passive Income?

The Solopreneur Life

If you’re a freelancer, for example, you can focus more time on marketing, growing your skill set, and nurturing relationships, rather than just working. It takes various skills to set up streams of revenue in this way. What Is Passive Income and How Do You Do It?

2019 180

Communicating with your Executive – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Ask An Admin Communication Skills Executive And Assistant Partnership UncategorizedWelcome back to Ask an Admin, the best place to get peer to peer advice for administrative assistants and executive assistants!

2019 153

10 Tips to Develop Both Sides of Your Brain

Dumb Little Man

There are loads of apps to test brain skills and many of them will force both hemispheres into action. Each side of the brain performs certain functions. The right side focuses on the visuals and the “big picture” of something. It’s the side from which creative thought springs.

2019 225

20 Simple Tips to Increase Your Productivity When You Work From Home

Dumb Little Man

Urgent but not Important: These are tasks that you can delegate to people who are skilled enough to accomplish them. Improve your skills. When you work from home, you need multiple skills. The better your skills are, the more value people see in what you offer.

2019 254

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About AI Taking Your Job – Yet

Dumb Little Man

Generally speaking, the drawbacks of AI in business point in the direction of human skills and emotional intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence sweep through business, predictions for this amazing tech keep changing.

2019 199

How to Stay Organized with Leadership Team Meetings? – Ask An Admin

Office Dynamics

In starting 2019 off on hopefully on the right foot, I am looking for advice on how to stay organized with all the meetings. March 14, 2019. Ask An Admin Meetings Organizational Skills UncategorizedWelcome to another question for Ask an Admin – Admin to Admin Advice.

2019 181

The 5 Benefits of Puzzles Solving for Adult

Dumb Little Man

This type of imagination often leads to innovative, precognitive and efficient problem-solving skills in various fields. This neurotransmitter causes improved motoring skills, an increase in concentration power, optimism, confidence, and an enhanced recollection.

2019 231

BCG on the New Freelancers

Small Business Labs

The study points out that about half of the new freelancers - especially the "digital nomads" and "fly-in experts" - are doing skilled work. Low-skill, low-wage freelance tasks accounted for only about half of the freelance work sourced through platforms.

2019 232

10 Easy SEO Hacks You Can Do Yourself

Dumb Little Man

Just like when you call a customer service number and find the reps to be very skilled and extremely professional. Today, almost everyone uses search engines to find answers to their queries or solutions to problems they may be facing. Do you know which results or suggestions they go for?

2019 197

Teach Your Executive How to Work with You

Office Dynamics

This is a huge benefit to you because you grow your skill set. Today, I thought I’d take a little different spin and share with you an excerpt from a chapter in my newest book for assistants, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed.

2019 218

7 Ways to Position Yourself as an Admin Leader

Eat Your Career

You will discover amazing opportunities you never knew existed, and you will expand your skills in ways you never thought possible. As a proud former administrative professional , I’ve always enjoyed being a part of the admin community.

2019 170

6 Signs You’ve Fallen Into The Employee Mentality Pit

Tips From T. Marie

As a business owner, you should be providing services that you are skilled at and can complete projects with a minimum of instruction. As the instructor of a best-selling online course teaching individuals how to work from home as a virtual assistant, I get plenty of questions.

2019 170

7 Ways Admins Can Do More Meaningful Work

Eat Your Career

If you’re interested in improving your skills, enhancing your performance and delivering more value as an administrative professional, check out the ELEVATE Admins Self-Study program.

2019 130

5 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Taking Life Seriously

Dumb Little Man

Reason #2: Your Telepathic Skills are Most Likely Not Great. Pretentious title, but far from a call to adopt a stance of apathy within this wondrous and dynamic reality we exist together in. Well, no. It’s quite the opposite.

2019 215

Top 7 Ways To Achieve Legendary Level of Leadership

Dumb Little Man

Here are 7 tips on how to improve leadership skills: Connection. You must’ve had the pleasure of leading a team or a small group of people at some point in your life.

2019 222

The Ultimate Admin and Assistant Survey – Enter to Win 500€

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant survey Virtual AssistantDo you want to be in with the chance of winning a €500 travel voucher?

2019 130

How to Become a Better Photographer

Dumb Little Man

You need to explore beyond your comfort zone to improve your skills as a photographer. In our current day and age, everyone enjoys clicking pictures. But, if you are relatively new to photography, then you will understand the struggle of capturing perfect shots.

2019 194

8 Methods to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Dumb Little Man

While the word “negotiate” makes most people automatically cringe, this vital skill can save those in extreme credit card debt. Outside of overtime, consider your skills.

5 Inspiring People Who Started With Nothing and Changed the World

Dumb Little Man

To be successful at something requires a great deal of skill, talent and even luck, right? They were certainly not lucky, and even skill and talent are not the reason that they achieved their big dream. A lot of people dream about being successful and achieving their dreams.

2019 240

Can You Be Successful Without College?

Dumb Little Man

In reality, our college degree does not define our worth, skills or even our success in our careers. Returning vets were given the opportunity to retool their skills and reintegrate into the workforce. See Also: 5 College Skills That Have Lasting Value.

2019 222

Reviewing Your Administrative Career

Office Dynamics

Focusing on sharing your skills with your current employer can not only make you more productive but also help you better create a position that you enjoy. Pride in your work and recognizing the skills you have worked hard to learn help create a job you truly enjoy and want to be a part of.

2019 228