How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

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by Brandi Britton, district president, OfficeTeam. This article was originally published in Executive Secretary Magazine and shared with permission by OfficeTeam and it’s author. Today’s administrative professionals have anything but an easy and boring job. 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.

Today’s Administrative Professional

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OfficeTeam just-released research in time for Administrative Professionals Week about the changing administrative profession and the role’s impact at work. The survey found that today’s administrative professional assistants save their bosses an average of 101 minutes a day. 75% of managers feel administrative professionals’ responsibilities have increased in the past 5 years.

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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. But opinions are divided between employers and their staff on what constitutes effective employee recognition, according to a new OfficeTeam survey. Nearly nine in 10 ( 89 percent ) senior managers said their organization is good at showing appreciation to workers.

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What I Learned From 450 Revolutionary Assistants in Las Vegas

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When I was asked to speak at the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , I was ecstatic. It was the first time my company OfficeTeam was participating in the event. And in my nearly 20 years around the administrative staffing industry, I had heard only fantastic things about the conference. She started as a temporary professional with OfficeTeam, honing her skills and knocking down challenges one by one.

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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? Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit. Business Management Daily had a daily free download or gift. Wow, what a fabulous April!

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5 Reasons Why You Need Emotional Intelligence

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Nearly all HR managers (95 percent) and employees (99 percent) surveyed by OfficeTeam said it’s important for staff to have strong emotional intelligence. In a nutshell, emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. Having a high EQ comes in handy in today’s workplace, especially for administrative professionals.

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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.

Are Professional Certifications Worth It?

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One question I get a lot is around the topic of professional certifications. After all, professional certifications cost hundreds—if not thousands—of dollars. So, do professional certifications actually have a measurable career payoff? Many people think of professional certifications as a tool for financial gain. For example, a recent OfficeTeam survey of the administrative profession found that employers pay up to 8% more on average (in the U.S.)

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Holiday Party Do or Don't Attend?

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Check out this recent story from Officeteam on this very subject. OfficeTeam Survey: Attendance Optional at Company Holiday Party, Most Executives Say. Not necessarily, according to a new OfficeTeam survey. The survey was developed by OfficeTeam, a leading staffing service specializing in the placement of highly skilled administrative professionals. Respondents to this question included 856 senior managers whose companies host holiday celebrations.

Thank You For Being A Friend

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20, 2013 -- At work, as in life, people get by with a little help from their friends, a new OfficeTeam survey shows. When asked recently what they are most thankful for in their jobs, aside from a paycheck, nearly one-quarter ( 24 percent ) of office professionals said friendly coworkers. The survey of office workers was developed by OfficeTeam, a leading staffing service specializing in the placement of highly skilled administrative professionals.