Administrative Professionals’ Week

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million administrative professionals in the USA. I’d like to acknowledge all the great administrative assistants, executive assistants, and the more than 40+ titles that represent the group that holds organizations together.

Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts

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Are you perplexed as to the ideal gift to give your administrative assistant in honor of Administrative Professionals Day? So I can give you some good advice to make your gift-hunting easier. What are the ideal Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts?

Gift Ideas For Administrative Professionals Day

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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. Maybe you were considering a gift certificate to your assistant’s favorite restaurant or spa. While those might be lovely gifts, they don’t really have the same impact as the gift of education.

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

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This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals). Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea!

Welcome to Office Life (for administrative professionals)

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Everything from thank you letters from workshop attendees to every single ad we ran to special little gifts from clients. Spearhead a cost-saving project, provide a new service, start an administrative team. Have you ever taken the time to go back through old pictures?

Professional. Administrative Professional.

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After a full day of managing an agenda, his comment caught me completely off guard. 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.

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!

Tips For a Memorable Office Gift Exchange

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Organizing an office gift exchange can be an opportunity to create meaningful memories with your coworkers, or, as a recent article on The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) blog makes clear, a potential minefield of stress and unintentional offense.

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Executive Assistants Celebrate Your Peers’ Success! [Admin Recognition]

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Far too often, administrative professionals have a reputation of displaying jealousy. This does not look good in the eyes of management and diminishes the profession. Or if an administrative peer was given a special award within your organization, send a congratulatory e-mail.

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Book for Executive Assistants on Amazon Best Seller for 2 Years

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Of course,what else would we expect of a book that was the outgrowth of a collaborative effort of 240 administrative and executive assistants who attended the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence in Las Vegas. Provides seasoned professionals’ best ideas!

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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? Office Ninjas offered daily flash give aways and they had some really incredible gifts. Business Management Daily had a daily free download or gift. Wow, what a fabulous April!

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5 Ways to Thank the Assistants Who Help You Succeed

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Did you know Administrative Professionals Week is April 20 – 24? I love celebrating Administrative Professionals Week because it gives me a chance to thank my own assistant for everything she does to help me be even more successful. Give a meaningful gift.

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Is Your Company Secretly Failing At Employee Recognition?

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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. ” Their responses: Managers.

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5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

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When you are trying to create change, whether in a process or for the administrative community in your organization, it is much easier to be persuasive when there is a group. You create synergy with your administrative peers when you show a sincere interest in them.

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How to Optimize Your Career By Utilizing Your Talents

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Optimization is like administrative skills and attitudes on steroids (in a good way!). I have all the tools and answers to help administrative professionals be successful. Don’t be influenced by people who might be negative about the administrative profession.

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Be Bold Enough To Be An Owner

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When you embrace this mentality, you act differently and management notices. Strategic Thinker : use their gifts to further the company and its initiatives. Do You Have An Owner’s Mentality? Hello from my office to yours.

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5 Ways To Amplify Your Personal Brand

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No one has your unique set of skills, gifts and ideas. You should be able to answer these 2 questions: A company would hire you (or promote you) over another event professional because? The world needs that special gift only YOU have. Judi is an expert on personal branding who helps professionals learn how to expand their network, embrace fear and get a competitive edge. Judi will be speaking at our 24th Annual Conference For Administrative Excellence in October.

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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. Stay tuned for Part 2 of our administrative professionals conference recap!

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Peer Synergy: 5 Powerhouse Strategies For Creating Administrative Peer Power

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When you are trying to create change, whether in a process or for the administrative community in your organization, it is much easier to be persuasive when there is a group. An Administrative Team enjoying a formal event together. What are the qualities of a great administrative team?

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Staples.com National Admin Day Survey Finds Businesses Can Manage Without the Boss, but Not the Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

April 25 marks the 60th anniversary of National Administrative Professionals' Day, a holiday that recognizes the more than 13 million people working in administrative assistant and admin support roles in the U.S., Jury is out on whether National Admin Day is a day of gifting – most admins (62 percent) report they won't receive a present, while the majority of non-admins (67.8 percent) said they do plan to give a gift.

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession As Never Before. I am so excited to write this kick-off Blog for our 2nd Annual Admin Blog-a-thon as I have great news about shifts taking place in the Administrative Profession in terms of executives and managers embracing this role as vital to their organization's and leadership team's success. That is my gift to you on this first day of April. Be hopeful of your future in the Administrative Profession.

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession As Never Before. I am so excited to write this kick-off Blog for our 2nd Annual Admin Blog-a-thon as I have great news about shifts taking place in the Administrative Profession in terms of executives and managers embracing this role as vital to their organization's and leadership team's success. That is my gift to you on this first day of April. Be hopeful of your future in the Administrative Profession.

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18 Books Every Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant Should Read

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Office Dynamics has put together a list of books for administrative assistants and executive assistants that will help you with your professional development and personal life. Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed by Joan Burge.

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Dreams Do Come True

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I spent years devoting myself to writing an impressive in-depth curriculum for administrative professionals of all levels and all walks of life. Take your work, your gift, seriously. Dreams do come true and I am so excited this week that I can hardly contain myself.

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Bosses Day - October 16

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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Now that is dedication.Executive Assistant donates kidney to her.

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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 28 December, 2009 Now that is dedication.Executive Assistant donates kidney to her boss My assistant sent me a link to a story about an Executive Assistant in British Columbia, Canada, who gave the gift of life by donating a kidney to her boss. A nice Christmas gift to her boss who is a dad of five children.

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2nd Annual Administrative Blogathon

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And that means it's that special time of year to recognize all the terrific administrative professionals around the world. Last year we were the first to hold the First Administrative Blogathon. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Just for Fun

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

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In the past year, we’ve expanded our global community of administrative professionals exponentially and offered more free content than ever before. Plus, in honor of the holiday season, she’ll have some special gifts to share for lucky attendees!

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2nd Annual Administrative Blogathon

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And that means it's that special time of year to recognize all the terrific administrative professionals around the world. Last year we were the first to hold the First Administrative Blogathon. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Career Management Just for Fun

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Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

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However – if we are not willing to speak up and actively list our duties how can we expect colleagues and managers to be aware of this change in office dynamics? The global tribe of administrative professionals is largely female at 98%. Risk Management.

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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!

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How to Embrace an Owner Mentality

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As an administrative professional, you probably think of yourself as an employee. In today’s competitive business world, this is perhaps the most essential hidden ingredient for exceptional career success and professional satisfaction—and it’s 100% within your control.

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Make Your Boss Look Good [Part 1]

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As an executive or administrative assistant, you will find that your light will shine brighter when you help your executive shine. You will have the competitive advantage over other administrative assistants who don’t do these things.

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Giving Credit Where It's Due

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April 17, 2013 - - For many executives, one key to their success is no secret: It''s their administrative assistant, a new OfficeTeam survey confirms. Nearly all ( 94 percent ) of senior managers interviewed said their administrative professional is important to their success at work. The survey was developed by OfficeTeam, a leading staffing service specializing in the placement of highly skilled administrative professionals.

Revelations from the Revolution at the Conference for Administrative Excellence

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Just over a week ago, I had the honor of attending the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. As a proud former administrative professional, I consider myself intimately familiar with the unique challenges—and unique rewards—of the field.

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4 Ways To Get Noticed At Work

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It is still applicable today, although the administrative profession has become more visible over the past 5 years. For years, secretaries and administrative assistants traveled at low levels. But don’t rest on your laurels if you are in the administrative profession.

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5 Ways to thank the assistants who help you succeed

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Did you know it’s Administrative Professionals Week? If it weren’t for administrative professionals, business would cease. Managers and executives could not be effective. Here are five great ways to thank those outstanding, indispensable administrative professionals who help us succeed each and every day! Support their professional development. Give a meaningful gift.

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Executive Assistants, You Can Bloom Where You are Planted

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One of the many wonderful aspects of my work is meeting all kinds of incredible executive assistants and administrative professionals. I was fortunate to meet Darlene Mahon when I spoke at an administrative event at her company last April. That is your greatest gift to the world.

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12 Days of Christmas Sale Day 10

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Now is the time to stock up on all you need for holiday gifting and pay zilch for shipping! Get a copy for every administrative professional in your organization. You may, for example, be demure when dealing with a group of upper management people.

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Executive Assistants, You Can Bloom Where You are Planted

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One of the many wonderful aspects of my work is meeting all kinds of incredible executive assistants and administrative professionals. I was fortunate to meet Darlene Mahon when I spoke at an administrative event at her company last April. That is your greatest gift to the world.

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Webinar Advanced Minute Taking Workshop

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After many requests, the editors of the Administrative Professional Today newsletter have produced a webinar to take your minute taking skills beyond the basic level to master minute taker. Editor, Administrative Professional Today. P.S. FREE Bonus Gift.

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Market Yourself, Advance Your Administrative Career

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Thank you for following this series on advancing your administrative career. This is one that wraps up all the others we’ve explored in a nice big box with an attractive bow and gives the gift of you – all your talents and future potential – to those who are in the best position to help advance your career. Here’s how: Market yourself and what you contribute constantly, in positive and team-affirming ways, so your phenomenal value is ever-present and on the minds of management.

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12 Days of Christmas Sale Day 11

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We face a new year: 2013 (and I’m sure we will get to see it); what is going to be different during the next decade in the administrative community? How will this profession as a community, as a group, as career-minded professionals, make strides of significance for this profession?

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