Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals. Consequently, this month’s webinar is devoted to administrative professionals. The administrative field is highly diverse. This can make it difficult for administrative professionals to understand what career advancement really looks like within the field. As a participant, you will learn….

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? Today’s assistant is hungry to learn.

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Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

Office Dynamics

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!

Happy Administrative Professionals Week! An Admirable Profession

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Administrative Professionals Week – Celebrating An Admirable Profession. First, I want to thank my incredible administrative partner who grew into a Vice President at Office Dynamics. The Administrative Profession Is An Admirable Profession. Happy Administrative Professionals Week! One thing I wanted to talk about today is the many skills you develop when you work in the administrative profession. It’s Administrative Professionals Week.

Conference for Administrative Professionals – Welcome Reception

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It sets the tone by grounding you, preparing and focusing your mind for learning. Sneak peek: Joan’s trademark annual team building session in the morning and a choice of four dynamic learning labs in the afternoon. Starlight Welcome Reception – 10/23/2018.

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. 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.

Administrative Professionals Day 2019 – A Message from Dana

Office Dynamics

I recently received an email from Joan in her trademark professional encouraging style. I realize many of you received this email and maybe additional emails celebrating Administrative Professionals Day and our profession. Reading through Joan’s encouraging words I recalled the numerous amazing women that I met during the past two Conferences for Administrative Excellence and the opportunities I have had to talk with Joan and the Office Dynamics team.

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Creating an Administrative Professional Protocol Manual – Ask an Admin

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Asks: I’m finally getting around to creating my Administrative Professional Protocol Manual but I’m not sure if it should print everything out in a 3 ring binder (using dividers), using a One Note document, having it electronically in an online file or all of the above. What do most administrative professionals prefer? Ask an Admin was created by Office Dynamics to help administrative professionals with their problems through the help of their peers.

A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals

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I was impressed with Gillie the minute she walked in the meeting room as she was polished, professional, and friendly. Being a World Class Assistant, Gillie took her CWCA credentials, career portfolio, and everything else she had learned in that class in Las Vegas and within one month found herself being offered a great position in another large organization. She deserves this as she has consistently pursued excellence and has continued her learning. You must keep learning.

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.

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! Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea! Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you will learn….

Administrative Professionals Day is Just Around the Corner

Office Dynamics

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. I had an inside scoop on what was going on; met incredible people; learned new skills; was a confidante; the go-to person. Please tell your administrative peers about this special celebration webinar and help us break our webinar record of 6,900! Here we go again!

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? What are the ideal Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts? Assistants want to learn, grow and be challenged. Unlike executives and managers, assistants are not presented with opportunities to extend their learning and grow professionally.

Survival Tactics for Administrative Professionals During Chaotic Times

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Disasters and chaotic times dramatically impact our personal and professional lives. At Office Dynamics International, Secretaries, Executive Assistants, and Administrative Assistants alike have approached us on skills, tactics, and traits to implement in order to achieve agility and survive the pressures of today’s society. The Administrative Professional Adapting to Working From Home. Survival Tactics Series for Administrative Professionals.

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Administrative Professionals Day Gifts – What They Really Want

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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.

The Administrative Professional: A Vital, Yet Overlooked Contributor

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The administrative role is a noble calling. Administrative professionals are strategic partners in business success. Administrative” cannot be separated from “professional.”. We work each day toward a world where the administrative is highly-valued. A world where assistants are offered training and professional development opportunities without question. At Office Dynamics we believe the administrative profession is NOT a dying breed.

The Evolving Admin: What’s Next for Administrative Professionals?

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Back then, Administrative Professionals Day was not on my radar at all. More than ever before, I believe that Administrative Professionals are being recognized for the tremendous contributions they make in the business world. Admin also offers a wealth of potential for personal and professional growth and fulfillment. Throughout the month of April, I’ll be traveling to several different organizations to present training for administrative teams.

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. 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.

Administrative Professionals Not Getting Respect – Ask an Admin

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Ask an admin is your place to ask your question and have other administrative professionals, from around the world, give you their advice based on their experiences. This administrative professional, Seething in the South, asks us: What do you do? It also meant I needed to learn a completely new data-sharing software package. No acknowledgment that it was a lot of extra work and learning outside of my normal.

Dana’s Administrative Professional Advice – Ask an Admin

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From Ernan: When we created Ask an Admin we had hopes that we’d get questions from administrative professionals having trouble finding answers to their problems. We also hoped that we’d get answers from administrative assistants and executive assistants that wanted to help. NICE JOB ALL OF YOU) That is why we decided that we are going to have one of our Guest Bloggers, Dana Buchanan , give her administrative professional advice.

How does an Administrative Professional Set Up an Official Process? Ask an Admin

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The blog series that allows administrative professionals to ask any questions they may have and have their peers give the best advice they can provide. I would like to know how does an administrative professional set up an official process to obtain signatures and return the documents, but I could use some advice. This administrative professional has documents that need to be signed by the President and CEO then has to run the signed papers back to her co-workers.

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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.

Elevate Admins: Gaining Support for Administrative Professionals

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As a former executive assistant, I have a huge respect and appreciation for the field of office administration. The role is absolutely essential to the success of any business, and yet, administrative professionals are often overlooked, under-appreciated and under-utilized. Ironically, “support” professionals often lack the very thing they provide. Businesses simply don’t support their administrative professionals the way they deserve.

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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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. Together, Courtney and Joan will address the following questions to help you learn how to navigate change in a world of acceleration: • How are we wired to think about change? You’ve heard of personality profiles and assessments like Myers-Briggs and DISC.

Creative Thinking Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

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! Welcome to the Who Took My Pen. Again?

The Best Assistant Learning Resources

Office Dynamics

Since 1990, we have provided rich resources for administrative professionals around the world. Office Dynamics International is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. As you can imagine, we have covered thousands of assistant-focused topics over the decades.

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Administrative Professionals Day Gift List for 2013

Office Dynamics

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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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! Learning piano. Welcome to the Who Took My Pen. Again?

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!

Administrative Professionals' Organization

Laughing all the Way to Work

I went through most of my career unaware that we as admin assistants had a professional association. What a great place to network with our peers and a place we can learn and grow as a person and as an assistant. At this time of celebrating Administrative Professionals' week, check out joining your local professional association for your own career development. Tags: Judy McCoy professional assistant IAAP membership Administrative Assistant

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. 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. Be assertive in a professional fashion. The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

Office Dynamics

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. You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. After all, you don't want to reinvent the wheel and learn by trial and error alone. And the mentor will be impressed that you have taken the time and done the research to learn about him or her.

Becoming Real, Gifts from Wise Administrative Professionals

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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.

What do you look for in an administrative professionals conference?

Office Dynamics

There are all types of assistants at all levels with different interests and growth needs and learning styles (and this list can go on and on) and that means that there needs to be variety in what is available for assistants today. 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.

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?

Administrative Professionals Day is coming … are you ready?

Office Dynamics

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!

You Are More Than Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Having been married to Joan for almost 33 years and seeing her develop her talents to promote this chosen career path, helping the Administrative Professional achieve recognition, goals, and a stature in the work place community I ask that you take a moment and reflect on what I am about to say. Just stop and think about all the fires you and you alone have put out both personally and professionally. That’s why you are more than just Administrative Professionals.

You Are More Than Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Having been married to Joan for almost 33 years and seeing her develop her talents to promote this chosen career path, helping the Administrative Professional achieve recognition, goals, and a stature in the work place community I ask that you take a moment and reflect on what I am about to say. Just stop and think about all the fires you and you alone have put out both personally and professionally. That’s why you are more than just Administrative Professionals.

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. Be assertive in a professional fashion. The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

Office Dynamics

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. You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. After all, you don't want to reinvent the wheel and learn by trial and error alone. And the mentor will be impressed that you have taken the time and done the research to learn about him or her.

World Class Assistant Certificate Program for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

An amazing and inquisitive group spent two and a half wonderful days with Joan Burge as they learned the World Class Assistant program. Congratulations to another world-class group of assistants who recently graduated from the World Class Assistant Certificate Program in Las Vegas, Nevada! World Class Assistant Certificate Program.

Monday Motivators: School Is Never Out for the Career-Minded Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

One thing I have embraced since I was a child is learning. I learned a great deal from those executives. Every day I find something to learn. And while I am the “teacher” in the classroom training administrative assistants and executive assistants, I learn as much from them as they do from me. Of course with having the Internet, none of us have an excuse not to learn. You can learn a great deal by watching people dynamics.