Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

Rarely, if ever, are any of those reasons a desperate move or because one simply desires contentment or lacks professional development desire. I knew with my experience and overqualifications the interview committee would want to know why I would be willing to take a pay cut and less work responsibilities. Be familiar with names of those interviewing you and department heads you’d work with. Ask questions during the interview.

Strategies for Advancing Your Career Outside of Administrative Services

Office Dynamics

My good friend and fellow expert in the administrative field, Julie Perrine, has a saying that goes something like this, “In admin, you can start here and go anywhere!”. She’ll be at the annual Conference for Administrative Excellence this year and she is an absolute wealth of knowledge and insight. But back to the point: Being an administrative professional, the world is your oyster. Database Administrator. Get Involved in Professional Associations.

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What I Learned From 450 Revolutionary Assistants in Las Vegas

Office Dynamics

When I was asked to speak at the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , I was ecstatic. And in my nearly 20 years around the administrative staffing industry, I had heard only fantastic things about the conference. Administrative staff are increasingly gaining influence in the office by challenging the norm, taking intelligent risks and going above and beyond their traditional roles to show their value.

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What ever happened to the "us" in Service?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! What about in the office, are we asking our bosses to self-serve or are we providing quality administrative services? Some of the younger bosses are certainly qualified and know how to do some things administratively, but is it an efficient use of their time and is it good job security for us?

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