Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Administrative Assistants Rock! April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals! During the entire month of April, we will be posting daily blogs written by myself and special guests who love the administrative profession.

Welcome to Office Life (for administrative professionals)

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Spearhead a cost-saving project, provide a new service, start an administrative team. 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.

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Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

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Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Identifying the best administrators can also be a tough task for talent managers. You’ll carry yourself well, have professional poise and presence.

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.

Professional. Administrative Professional.

Office Dynamics

Everything cost so much. 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. By Nancy Fraze.

Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

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. Be assertive in a professional fashion.

Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

Office Dynamics

I've had tremendous success with this strategy when I needed help, and it doesn't have to cost a lot of money. Guest Blogger Jeff Keller is back again! This time Jeff is offering up some advice on getting help with your career. It's the standard advice: if you want to advance in your career or find a new position, seek out people who are already succeeding in that field and learn from them. I can't argue with that principle.

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. Be assertive in a professional fashion.

Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

Office Dynamics

I've had tremendous success with this strategy when I needed help, and it doesn't have to cost a lot of money. Guest Blogger Jeff Keller is back again! This time Jeff is offering up some advice on getting help with your career. It's the standard advice: if you want to advance in your career or find a new position, seek out people who are already succeeding in that field and learn from them. I can't argue with that principle.

Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. I hear managers or Human Resource Professionals say it doesn’t take any special skill to be an administrative assistant.

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Tips for Planning Someone Else’s Travel

Office Dynamics

Planning travel for others is no simple matter and administrative professionals know this better than anyone else! TRAVO was designed to help admin professionals save time and keep the little details of trips organized.

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Teamwork Strategies for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

In April, we honor administrative around the world for one full week. When administrative professionals work together. So what can you do to promote teamwork and collaboration across your administrative community? Whether there are two administrative professionals in your office or 200, joining forces with your administrative peers will contribute to greater success for your organization. Designed by Freepik.

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Time For Administrative Professionals To Stay Vigilant!

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And, if it was a CEO who owned the business, the situation still could escalate into a hostile and costly environment. COSTS TO MANAGEMENT. One of the reasons Corporate America is taking the respectful working environment seriously is the high cost of harassment of any kind. The costs rise incrementally when victims fight back because the employer allowed the situation to exist or persist. No professional can operate with blinders on.

All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

Part of what we do is provide tools and services to administrative professionals to enhance the quality of their work-life that promote administrative excellence. However we aren’t able to reach every administrative professional with our our premium programs.

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Who Is Office Dynamics International?

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. The administrative role is a noble calling. Administrative professionals are strategic partners in business success.

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

Many times in my live workshops and seminars for executive and administrative assistants, I ask the participant to create a list of qualities, attributes, and attitudes of star-performing assistants. Professional presence. Let’s you check professional presence.

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The Cost Effective Executive Assistant

Office Dynamics

Annual Blog-a-thon for Administrative Professionals. We are holding the 4th Annual Blog-a-thon for the Administrative Profession. Cost Effective. How are you cost effective? Are you joining us for the first time during our Who Took My Pen. Again?

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Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

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Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year? Peer Synergy: 5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power (4/24/2015). The Future of the Administrative Profession: Surviving or Thriving? Wow, what a fabulous April!

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7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

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She’s not alone – I hear this theme often whether delivering programs to attorneys or administrators. Tally the cost. The following post was originally published at ColetteCarlson.com and is shared with permission from the author. “I’ve

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The Top Skills Executives Want From Assistants Today

Office Dynamics

I hope you are curious to learn more about the skills you need to truly be successful in the administrative profession. Office Dynamics often surveys managers and high-level executives as to the skills, attitudes, and behaviors that are most important for an assistant to possess. Here are some non-edited , direct quotes from them. See how you measure up. If you are doing these already, then ask yourself. How often do I do this? Am I doing this every single time?

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How to Boost Your Professionalism Through Better Writing Webinar

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Whatever the reason, poor writing skills can really call your professionalism into question. Being overly wordy, repetitive and vague can also create the impression that you lack confidence and competence, and that can spell career disaster for any administrative professional.

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Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge. May 7, 2015. 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific Time. Register Now, It’s a free event! Working women hold a unique position in our society.

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Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International awarded two organizations its Star Achievement Series ® training program (Level 1) in support of Administrative Professionals. the cost to have master trainer, Joan Burge, teach it onsite. “We’re

How to Get the Most Out of Your Upcoming Administrative Conference

Office Dynamics

This experience got me thinking about our own administrative conference we hold each fall and the attendee experience. I now understand why administrative and executive assistants have raved about the intimacy of the Office Dynamics Conference for Administrative Excellence. Whether you’re attending a large or small event this year to continue your administrative learning, take these three tips into consideration and make them part of your planning process.

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10 Questions To Find The Perfect Venue

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Some might give you access to the venue the evening before if they are not booked so you can load in and start set up at no additional cost – if you know to ask. So, you’re doing an event? Great! Where? That is the first and most important question.

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Personal Tune-Up

Office Dynamics

Walking is the no-cost, easy way to keep your energy up and lose weight at the same time. Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Problem Solving Productivity Self DevelopmentA Personal Tune-up for Peak Career Performance.

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Overqualified and Interviewing

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Rarely, if ever, are any of those reasons a desperate move or because one simply desires contentment or lacks professional development desire. Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Attitude Career Management Self Development Uncategorized

Teaching Your Assistant Yields Huge Return on Investment

Office Dynamics

One of the most common challenges we hear from Administrative and Executive Assistants is this: “I’m underutilized.”. We encourage Executives to really do the math and weigh the opportunity against the cost. Are you teaching your assistant?

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The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development.

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How Well Do You Communicate? by Judi Moreo

Office Dynamics

<Guest Post by Judi Moreo> Administrative Professionals are the key to good communication in an organization. Judi is a speaker at the 22nd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. .

2015 172

An Innovation Mindset: More Curious Than Certain

Office Dynamics

I keep all the options I’ve gathered in play until I can challenge them from different angles (ideally the ones that matter most to my leader), like cost, time or quality, before “voting ideas off the island.” Author: Annette Brown. Full disclosure— I’m a recovering perfectionist.

2016 156

Tips for the Tourist in All of Us: The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

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I have been hosting the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence for 25 years. I also host a high-end training program for executive assistants and administrative assistants called World Class Assistant , in Las Vegas. Be assertive in a professional fashion.

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Free Webinar Replay: 7 Steps To A Ridiculously Radiant Career

Office Dynamics

Administrative professionals in particular often don’t even recognize the difference. In this informative, interactive one-hour webinar Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics, will share extraordinary insights and easy-to-implement strategies for radiating in the professional world.

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Anatomy of an Executive Assistant Infographic

Office Dynamics

This infographic is part of a series celebrating administrative excellence. Assistants go out on a limb so their bosses won’t have to lift a finger. Excellence for them is not just a goal, but a habit.

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Create Your Professional Development Plan Free Webinar

Office Dynamics

Are you ready to create your professional development plan? Recorded Webinar: Create Your Professional Development Plan. Helpful Handouts & Downloads: Download Handout: Build-Your-Professional-Development-Plan-Webinar-Handout.

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Is Your Company Secretly Failing At Employee Recognition?

Office Dynamics

April 14, 2015 / PRNewswire / — With Administrative Professionals Week ( April 19-25 ) approaching, many members of the office support team will receive special acknowledgment for their contributions.

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The Power of One

Office Dynamics

I hope everyone has recuperated from an exciting Administrative Professionals Week. On Wednesday, April 26 I hosted a Facebook Live where I spoke about what I love about the administrative profession and gave tips on how to shine in the profession. The great part of having a host site like Shure was that they provided the venue and all the A/V so Office Dynamics was able to keep the registration cost very reasonable. Welcome to May! Such a lovely time of year.

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Executives and Assistants are Struggling Today

Office Dynamics

I can honestly say that because of my experience in the administrative profession for 20 years in a variety of organizations. During my administrative career, I was fortunate to work with three outstanding executives who truly saw me as their strategic partner.

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Planning the Perfect Holiday Party: Guest Blog

Laughing all the Way to Work

You will have to do some revision after obtaining the quotes, but make sure the total cost is under your given budget. Tags: administrative professional Holiday party guest blog Administrative Assistant The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of year in the office. The big holiday party gives coworkers a chance to see another side of their office mates, it's a great bonding experience, and you get to meet everyone's significant other.

Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

In the past year, we’ve expanded our global community of administrative professionals exponentially and offered more free content than ever before. It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over.

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Future-Proof Your Career by Developing Project Management Skills

Eat Your Career

Did you know that the typical office professional spends about 80% of his or her time working on projects? In fact, they are often administrative professionals who have little to no training. This is one area of professional development that you can’t afford to ignore.

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6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics has a library of over 60 educational videos for administrative professionals. You’ll gain access to past webinar recordings as well as the 26 Weeks to Administrative Excellence, Now is the Time, Adminology, and Reality Check courses.

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Common Grammar Mistakes that Undermine Your Credibility

Office Dynamics

Incorrect: “ Farther to the point Jan was making, I’d like to send you this report regarding our costs.”. Correct: “ Further to the point Jan was making, I’d like to send you this report regarding our costs.”. Now more than ever, clarity in communication is important.

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