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? Often when assistants show up for our training, they are already skilled and experienced.

Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Administrative Assistants Rock! April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals! In honor of Administrative Professionals Week (4/20 – 4/24) and Office Dynamics 25th Year in business educating administrative professionals and their executives, we are bringing back our Blog-a-Thon. Ideas on how to build better partnerships with your managers. Join our April Blog-A-Thon.

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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.

Happy Administrative Professionals Week! An Admirable Profession

Office Dynamics

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.

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.

Administrative Professionals Week Instagram Challenge #AdminProud

Office Dynamics

We appreciate you and we are really excited to kick off Administrative Professionals Week on Monday. We’re excited to also be hosting an additional challenge this month on our Instagram feed during Administrative Professionals Week (April 25 – 29). Instagram #adminproud Challenge Instructions: Follow our feed @OfficeDynamics during Administrative Professionals Week (April 25 – 29). Annual Blog-a-Thon for the Administrative Professional.

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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A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

I was impressed with Gillie the minute she walked in the meeting room as she was polished, professional, and friendly. I also need to say that Gillie is an outstanding executive assistant and has always maintained a professional, polished image. There is something to be said for years of experience in the administrative field. 4. The fact that Gillie had a professional designation did matter. The Gillie Watson Story. May 21, 2018.

Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals

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Last week Office Dynamics sent an email to all of our subscribers saying, “Thank you,” and we also provided the Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals. Your training, your education, your professional advancement, and your overall well being is important to us. 3 Stages To Problem Solving For Administrative And Executive Assistants. Executive Assistant Time Management Tips.

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

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! Peer Synergy: Working in Unity with Your Administrative Peers.

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? I have closely worked with assistants for 25 years through my training company, Office Dynamics, and I was an assistant for 20 years prior to starting my company. What are the ideal Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts? You might want to get your assistant a special book written just for the administrative profession.

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.

The Administrative Professional: A Vital, Yet Overlooked Contributor

Office Dynamics

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.

Welcome to Office Life (for administrative professionals)

Office Dynamics

Then get the information or training. 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. Have you ever taken the time to go back through old pictures?

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.

How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

Office Dynamics

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.

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

Office Dynamics

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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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.

Administrative Professionals Not Getting Respect – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

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? a Manager who doesn’t acknowledge or respect my contributions? Long story, my Manager sent a thank you, great job, presentation was great, etc.

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. I’ve taken everything from project management courses to writing workshops.

Navigating Change with Courtney Clark – Free Webinar For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

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. Leverage your change style and better manage the constantly shifting demands of work! The post Navigating Change with Courtney Clark – Free Webinar For Administrative Professionals appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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. for a full day at a conference or training. The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

How to Speak the Language of Project Management

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals. Project management is an entire field of study in and of itself. But many people, in many roles, manage projects in an “unofficial” capacity.

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. This information is proudly provided by Business Management Daily.com: [link]. Do you think it’s beneficial to attend an administrative or executive assistant-focused conference? by MARY ELLEN SLAYTER on MARCH 6, 2014 8:33AM.

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!

Time Management for Admins

Eat Your Career

This is an excerpt from a special report available in the Career Resource Library , a convenient and affordable training program featuring 100+ on-demand professional development resources for career advancers and administrative professionals. Administrative assistants and executive assistants have a unique set of time management challenges. In essence, as a support professional, your time is not your own.

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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. We offer high level coaching, onsite workshops, an annual conference for administrative excellence, an executive assistant boot camp and more. However we aren’t able to reach every administrative professional with our our premium programs. More free assistant training at your fingertips.

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More Success Tips for Administrative Professionals

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Administrative Professional Today offers practical advice on office efficiency, politics, communication skills, time management, supervisory problems and technology. The monthly issues and weekly electronic forum give special attention to the changing duties of administrative professionals in today’s business environment. Admin Assistant Training Career Management

More Success Tips for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Administrative Professional Today offers practical advice on office efficiency, politics, communication skills, time management, supervisory problems and technology. The monthly issues and weekly electronic forum give special attention to the changing duties of administrative professionals in today’s business environment. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Career Management

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. ► August (4) Managing your Boss's Inbox Nice ways to say, "Hurry up!"

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?

The Integrity of the Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

While I’m all for recreation and Olympic sports, in actuality I would be referring to the administrative “serve,” or how you take care to maintain your reputation, integrity and philosophy of service within the administrative profession and your organization. Our stance as executive assistants or administrative assistants will rise or fall based on what we do while we are routinely handling work tasks. Improve Your Serve.

The Integrity of the Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

While I’m all for recreation and Olympic sports, in actuality I would be referring to the administrative “serve,” or how you take care to maintain your reputation, integrity and philosophy of service within the administrative profession and your organization. Our stance as executive assistants or administrative assistants will rise or fall based on what we do while we are routinely handling work tasks. Improve Your Serve.

Joan and Jasmine Headed To Ohio To Teach The Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership 2 Day Mega Training Event For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Jasmine and I are on our way to Columbus Ohio to teach the Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership 2 day mega-training event for administrative professionals. We launched this training program in San Jose a few weeks ago and it was a huge success. We had 41 executive and administrative assistants attend from some top companies in Silicon Valley. We even had two assistants who flew all the way from Seattle to see us and attend this administrative training.

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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!

How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

The article, Juggling: The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers by Stacy Leitner was originally posted at AGreatDaysWork.com. If you are an assistant who works with multiple managers or executives, you know the work can be overwhelming at times. However, after a recent turn of events such as staffing vacancies and promotions, I have found myself providing administrative support to several other key managers while we recruit for vacant positions.

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

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I observed my managers and how they handled stress, managed conflict, kept all the balls in the air, and never missed a beat. I also observed the managers who weren’t so successful and avoided any of their nonproductive habits. 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. Happy Monday!

Administrative Training Pioneer Celebrates Unlikely 25-Year Anniversary

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ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINING PIONEER, OFFICE DYNAMICS INTERNATIONAL, CELEBRATES UNLIKELY 25-YEAR ANNIVERSARY. On Thursday, June 4 th , Office Dynamics International, a trailblazing leader in the field of training and development for administrative professionals, will celebrate its 25 th business anniversary—an immeasurable feat considering the odds stacked against it. Office Dynamics’ experience and expertise in the administrative training industry are unparalleled.

6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

It is no secret that Joan Burge and the Office Dynamics team believes in continuous education and training so we wanted to provide you with several resources that give you access to free education and training. 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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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? Technology can help organize your projects, and it can even help execute certain elements of your projects, but it can’t manage your projects for you.

Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. For example, when assistants ask me which training would be best for them between our conference and World Class Assistant Certification live course, I ask them “What are your goals?” Conferences for Administrative Professionals. We limit our on-site training classes to 25.

5 Tips for Working Without Direct Supervision

Eat Your Career

Many professionals are working from hom e for the first time. Look, let’s be honest: No one likes a micro-manager. They don’t have time to manage their teams, and that’s frustrating for those who are trying to figure out what to do all day as they “work” from home.

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How to Move from Administrative Assistant to Executive Assistant

Eat Your Career

As a proud, former Administrative Professional and Executive Assistant, I pride myself on providing real-world career training and advice for the admin community. When looking for people to promote, most managers aren’t seeking perfection.

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