Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

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A message from Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International: Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day! For decades I have said being an administrative or executive assistant is a Career of Choice. Well, what can I possibly tell you that you haven’t heard before or read somewhere else in relation to Administrative Professionals Day? The post Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

Administrative Professionals Day Gifts

Office Dynamics

Where would you be without your administrative assistant? This coming Administrative Professionals Day I want to challenge you when it comes to thinking about a gift. If you truly value your administrative assistant, I want to challenge you to think beyond flowers and lunch. Why not step up your game and show your assistant you truly value him or her as your administrative partner? Be sure to purchase books that are pertinent to the administrative profession.

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Conference for Administrative Professionals – Welcome Reception

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Conference attendees mingled and enjoyed hot appetizers, dessert and drinks while a “Rat Pack” Vegas crooner entertained us with lounge music. The round room became packed as conference attendees reconnected and met new friends, eventually spilling in groups to the outdoor patio with amazing vistas of the gathering twilight. Joan Burge met so many attendees, moving from table to table to greet everyone and personally welcome them to the conference.

Happy Administrative Professionals Day

Office Dynamics

Happy Administrative Professionals Day to all the wonderful executive assistants, administrative assistants, secretaries, administrators and all support staff who support the management team! The bar has been raised over and over the past two decades and today’s administrative professional is valued as a vital contributor. Michele is the administrative assistant to Jasmine Freeman and supports me when Jasmine is out of the office.

Administrative Professional’s Day: Best Gift for Your Assistant

Office Dynamics

When I worked as an executive assistant, I was always flattered on Administrative Professional’s Day when my leader would generously give me a gift in recognition for my service and hard work. Provide them with continuing education and professional development opportunities.

Gift Ideas For Administrative Professionals Day

Office Dynamics

Finding the perfect gift for your administrative assistant can be a daunting task since flowers and lunch no longer cut it. Today’s executive or administrative assistant wants a gift that is long-lasting. In fact, thousands of administrative assistants will never attend an in-depth training program, conference, or take an online course because his or her company won’t pay for it. ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS WEEK IS APRIL 24 – 28, 2017.

Tips for the Traveling Administrative Professional

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Administrative professionals are the superheroes of travel planning. Even if you are going to be traveling for a conference, look for an open window where you’ll be able to get out of the hotel and do a little sightseeing. Cardigan: This is number one thing to pack when going on a trip, especially if it is going to be for a conference. TRAVO is a trip planning and booking tool created specifically for administrative professionals.

Administrative Professionals Day Gifts – What They Really Want

Office Dynamics

Long gone are the days when assistants were thrilled to be taken to lunch or be given flowers in honor of Administrative Professionals Day. Today’s sophisticated, savvy executive or administrative assistant wants recognition that feeds their desire to learn and grow in their Career of Choice. They want to be acknowledged for their tremendous daily contributions by being able to attend a training program or administrative conference.

Are conferences for administrative professionals beneficial enough for you to go?

Office Dynamics

Question: ”I think it would be interesting to attend one of the larger conferences for admins and office managers, but I’m sure it would involve some travel, missed time from work and the company footing the bill. Do you think it’s beneficial to attend an administrative or executive assistant-focused conference? The post Are conferences for administrative professionals beneficial enough for you to go?

Focusing on Providing Exceptional Service as an Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

I have shared several discussions about this topic with my peers throughout my years as an administrative professional. Stating facts about your performance is a form of professionalism and confidence. Providing quality work and taking pride in your performance encourages professional growth; whether advancing within or moving on to a better-suited career opportunity. Providing exceptional service both professionally and personally encourages confidence and growth.

Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts

Office Dynamics

Are you perplexed as to the ideal gift to give your administrative assistant in honor of Administrative Professionals Day? What are the ideal Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts? Unlike executives and managers, assistants are not presented with opportunities to extend their learning and grow professionally. You might want to get your assistant a special book written just for the administrative profession.

Administrative Professionals Day is Just Around the Corner

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Administrative Professionals Week and Day will soon be upon us. Here at Office Dynamics, we love to celebrate administrative professionals of all walks of life in a big way. In 1981, the day was changed from Secretaries Day to Administrative Professionals Day to incorporate not only secretaries into the holiday but a myriad of professional and administrative assistants. Here we go again!

Welcome to Office Life (for administrative professionals)

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Spearhead a cost-saving project, provide a new service, start an administrative team. Attend extra training conferences, but don’t neglect the duties you hold now. I hope you closely follow Office Dynamics the entire month of June as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary and administrative professionals and executives around the world. The post Welcome to Office Life (for administrative professionals) appeared first on Office Dynamics.

The One of a Kind Assistant Conference Experience

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A Recap of Our First-Ever Virtual Conference for Administrative Assistants Our first-ever virtual conference for administrative assistants had so many monumental moments and nuggets of information.

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Administrative Professionals Week 2019

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Administrative Professionals Day / Week 2019 (APW) is fast approaching. There has been a good deal of controversy around this "holiday" over the past few years. Personally, I'm a fan.

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Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Did you know that in the United States alone, there are over 4 million jobs in the administrative field, including those for executive assistants and administrative assistants like yourself? Identifying the best administrators can also be a tough task for talent managers. You’ll carry yourself well, have professional poise and presence.

Professional. Administrative Professional.

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Here’s what happened: Following a 2-day business conference I had planned and organized, I was seated at dinner along with three attorneys, one of whom worked in Australia. Did he say it because I was an administrator, or because I was female? The remark wasn’t directed at another attorney, just the lone female administrative professional seated at that table. James Bond” it seems I should preface myself by saying, “Professional. By Nancy Fraze.

How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

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Today’s administrative professionals have anything but an easy and boring job. In recent Office of the Future research from OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals, 50 percent of survey respondents feel they have skills that are not being tapped at work. You’ll see how you can get involved and grow your administrative skills. Chances are your boss will be pleased to get the additional administrative support.

Certification Programs for Administrative Professionals

Jen Lawrence

Whether you’re an administrative professional looking for a way to validate your skill set or a manager looking to contribute to your admin’s professional development ( thank you, thank you, thank you ), certification is the perfect step. An admin can spend years of doing professional development and training to become a badass at what they do. Clear indication of administrative intent and commitment. Certified Administrative Professional (CAP).

Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

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I have been hosting the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence for 19 years. I also host a high-end training program for executive assistants and administrative assistants called World Class Assistant , in Las Vegas. What is most interesting is that administrative professionals are the ones who are very involved in their executive’s travels yet are not road warriors. for a full day at a conference or training. The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

Administrative Professionals Day Gifts

Office Dynamics

Administrative Assistant Gifts! It might only be mid-March, but Administrative Professionals Day will be here before you know it (April 25, 2012). Now is the time to start looking for that perfect gift for your administrative peers, your assistants, or your entire administrative professional community. This book truly demonstrates the power of collaboration of executive assistants , administrative assistants, and administrators from around the world.

Navigating Change with Courtney Clark – Free Webinar For Administrative Professionals

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She was a presenter at the Office Dynamics 2015 conference where she amazed everyone with her story and “detour” philosophy. Office Dynamics is excited to bring Courtney back to this year’s 24th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence where she will present Changing Lanes: Learn Your Change Style and Use It To Your Advantage. The post Navigating Change with Courtney Clark – Free Webinar For Administrative Professionals appeared first on Office Dynamics.

What do you look for in an administrative professionals conference?

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What are the types of things YOU look for in an administrative professionals conference? Whatever your journey may be when it comes to administrative professionals training we are always here to support you. Check out this invitation from Joan to attend her Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence (the 20th Anniversary There are choices out there for assistants when it comes to training and we think that is wonderful!

Social Media Revolution for the Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

At our Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence we showed a video before our Social Networking segment to show you the true power of social networks today and the importance of being involved. I get to connect with you on a new level and see what is happening all over the globe with other administrative professionals. Hello! Jasmine Freeman here with today's post. How about a fun Friday video?

Administrative Professionals Day Gift List for 2013

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Do you need ideas for Administrative Professionals Day? You''ve likely landed here because you just realized that Administrative Professionals Day is around the corner and you need a gift. Use this post as your handy dandy Buyer''s Guide to Shopping for the Administrative Professional in your life. I will go through the ‘what’ and they ‘why’ behind purchasing a gift for Administrative Professionals Day.

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An Invaluable Trait (Administrative Professionalism)

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Whenever I bring up the topic of professionalism in conferences and workshops, assistants – even at the highest levels – will tell me, “Oh, I know what you mean. I’m professional.” The problem is, many of us get so caught up in the “busyness of business,” as I like to call it, that we may let our high professional standards slide occasionally without even noticing it. Come back tomorrow for my next blog on the professionalism ‘don’t’ list.

Administrative Professionals Can Be Courageous

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Annual Blog-a-thon for Administrative Professionals. We are holding 4th Annual Blog-a-thon for the Administrative Profession. We hold this blog-a-thon each April and the goal is to make assistants aware of the resources available to them and build a community of administrative assistant and executive assistants who want to learn and grow and flourish in their career of choice! Requesting approval to attend the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence.

2016 Administrative Conference Scholarship Winners Announced

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In 2014 we rolled out a scholarship program for the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. We’ve never offered a scholarship for our administrative conference in its history – now hosting our 23rd year. We offered three scholarships for the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. Our 2016 Administrative Conference Scholarship winners are: Full Scholarship – Tara Browne, Baystate Health.

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The Admin Title Recalibration Initiative: Expanded Career Pathing for Administrative Professionals

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One year later, in a single day, I had encounters with two separate professionals, both with the title of “Chief of Staff” but with entirely different experiential backgrounds and responsibilities. The Administrative Title Recalibration Initiative intends to prompt such a change.

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Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event Travel Tips

Office Dynamics

I have been hosting the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence for 19 years. I also host a high-end training program for executive assistants and administrative assistants called World Class Assistant , in Las Vegas. What is most interesting is that administrative professionals are the ones who are very involved in their executive’s travels yet are not road warriors. for a full day at a conference or training. The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

April 22nd - Administrative Professionals' Day

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! © Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 8 April, 2009 April 22nd - Administrative Professionals Day It often amazes me that a day is set aside for our profession. Administrative professionals usually go about doing their work with little or no recognition. Is your office doing anything for Administrative Professionals Day?

Becoming Real, Gifts from Wise Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

I have met thousands of people in my career as a training professional over the past 20+ years , and it is those REAL individuals who truly make a profound impression on others. At the Office Dynamic's 2011 Annual Conference for Administrative Professionals in Las Vegas this past September, I facilitated a breakout session where the participants, in their small groups, were asked to share an experience in life that taught them a lesson.

An Invaluable Trait (Administrative Professionalism)

Office Dynamics

Whenever I bring up the topic of professionalism in conferences and workshops, assistants – even at the highest levels – will tell me, “Oh, I know what you mean. I’m professional.” The problem is, many of us get so caught up in the “busyness of business,” as I like to call it, that we may let our high professional standards slide occasionally without even noticing it. Come back tomorrow for my next blog on the professionalism ‘don’t’ list. Professional Image

Gift Ideas for Administrative Professionals Day

Office Dynamics

In my conversations with clients and other business professionals, they are already telling me some of their ideas for events and gifts to give their administrative professionals in April. We unveiled this collection at our Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence™ last October and the audience was beyond enthusiastic! Do you think it's too early to think about APW or APD? Not so.

Happy Administrative Professionals' Day!

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! © Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 22 April, 2009 Happy Administrative Professionals Day! I am speaking this morning at an administrative event so looking forward to meeting some new assistants. ► June (3) ► May (7) ▼ April (4) New Hire Overload Happy Administrative Professionals' Day!

How to Get the Most Out of Your Upcoming Administrative Conference

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Next week I’ll be attending a large conference in Las Vegas to further my education. This is a training-industry conference and is one of the big ones. Yikes, I only have 7 hours at the conference including lunch, exhibit halls and breaks. The second day of the conference offers 65 sessions. This experience got me thinking about our own administrative conference we hold each fall and the attendee experience.

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Conference for Administrative Excellence – Gala Event

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Since administrative professionals are usually the ones planning events, managing catering, speakers, binders, and AV/tech, it was wonderful to celebrate their learning achievements through a great event celebrating each of them as a stellar assistant! In the lobby, guests walked a red carpet between tall red pillars while overhead, a marquee announced Office Dynamics International’s 25th Conference for Administrative Excellence. Conference Uncategorized

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Social Media Revolution for the Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

At our Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence we showed a video before our Social Networking segment to show you the true power of social networks today and the importance of being involved. I get to connect with you on a new level and see what is happening all over the globe with other administrative professionals. Hello! Jasmine Freeman here with today's post. How about a fun Friday video?

Administrative Professionals Day is coming … are you ready?

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There is one “To Do” your administrative assistant can’t help you with … remembering Administrative Professionals Day, Wednesday, April 25! At Office Dynamics International, we know administrative professionals because that is our singular focus: providing superior, proven, trusted training and resources to build synergy and success!

Gift Ideas for Administrative Professionals Day

Office Dynamics

In my conversations with clients and other business professionals, they are already telling me some of their ideas for events and gifts to give their administrative professionals in April. We unveiled this collection at our Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence™ last October and the audience was beyond enthusiastic! Do you think it's too early to think about APW or APD? Not so.

The Revolution Has Begun: Conference for Administrative Excellence

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Tonight at 6:00 pm Pacific Time, Office Dynamics will kick off our 23 rd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence tonight with our Welcome Reception at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. We are excited to welcome more than 450 administrative professionals from 11 countries. This year’s conference theme is The Revolutionary Assistant. But if you really want to hear what I said and hear our other fabulous speakers, you can purchase the Conference On Demand.

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OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART I: AN EVENT OF DISTINCTION BEGINS

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After so much anticipation, the Office Dynamics Conference, titled the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , opened on Tuesday evening September 30th with the Social Fusion Mixer. Meanwhile, the Office Dynamics team including Joan Burge and the conference’s featured expert presenters like Julie Perrine, Chrissy Scivique and Lucy Brazier flowed through the space, helping connect people with industry peers and mentors, sharing stories and smiles.

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BREAKING NEWS: Administrative Professionals Book Top On Amazon

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Office Dynamics has exciting news for administrative assistants around the world! Congratulations to the administrative professionals who helped to make this book a reality. This book will be a reference book to the administrative profession for years to come. The book, Who Took My Pen. Again?