Taking dictation in 2019

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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.

2019 244

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

2019 228

5 ways to improve your leadership skills

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2019 227

How To Improve Your Academic Essay Writing Skills

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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.

2019 220

[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?

2019 170

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?

2019 207

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.

2019 236

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.

2019 183

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.

2019 214

ADHD Summer Camp Can Improve Social Skills of Special Kids

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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 204

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 […].

2019 166

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.

2019 186

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

2019 206

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

2019 93

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 257

Eight great business books for strategic Assistants

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2019 199

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!

2019 155

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.

2019 180

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?

2019 205

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

2019 190

Streamlining meetings for your Executive

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2019 224

Freelancers and Financial Well-Being

Small Business Labs

Key quote on what this means: One of the broader findings of the MBO Partners SOI study series is that independent workers with in-demand skills and a tolerance for the risks associated with independent work are thriving.

2019 219

How to Become a More Valuable Employee

Eat Your Career

If you want to become a more valuable employee, look for ways to use your existing skills to deliver greater value within the confines of your current responsibilities. These days, people talk a lot about adding value in the workplace.

2019 189

How To Talk To Your Crush: A Guide For The Socially Awkward

Dumb Little Man

I studied human behavior, practiced social skills in professional settings, and eventually learned to *gasp* make small talk with people I didn’t know. How do you approach someone you are romantically interested in? How do you start talking to your crush?

2019 186

What kind of leader do you want to be?

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2019 148

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.

2019 187

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.

2019 236

How to help your Executive allocate resources on projects

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2019 205

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.

2019 226

Get started on your festive party now

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2019 185

Power Searching the Internet

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2019 201

7 Habits of Highly Excellent People

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We may have great skills and knowledge today, but no matter how great they may be, our skills need to be continuously developed. Excellent people are always learning, reading, exposing themselves to new knowledge, new people, new contexts and developing their skills.

2019 183

Let Your Clients Inspire You and Watch Your Business Grow

Tips From T. Marie

And other times, a client’s perseverance and success in the face of challenges has prompted me to have the courage to learn new skills or offer new services. Do your clients inspire you?

2019 161

5 tips on managing your company’s social media

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7 Little-Known Tips For Effective Communication

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Practicing good communication skills takes effort and thought. It’s easy to assume that as your relationship grows so will your closeness and ability to communicate with one another. That may be the case for some couples, but for many, this just isn’t true.

2019 228

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

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2019 205

5 Ways to Improve your Skills as a Business Leader

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Here are some quick tips to sharpen and improve your skills as a business leader. … The post 5 Ways to Improve your Skills as a Business Leader appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. CEO Leadership leadership skills

2019 70

What meetings should you have with your Executive?

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2019 206

Do You Need an MBA to be Successful in Business?

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Persuasion and negotiation skills. Persuasion and Negotiation Skills. Skills like persuasion and negotiation cannot be taught in general. When you pursue a degree like an MBA, these two skills will form the base of your learning. An MBA can help you polish this skill.

2019 264

Top 5 planners for organised Assistants

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2019 206

Template for capturing messages

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2019 224