Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Webinar

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Hi Everyone, Once again I will be presenting on Taking Effective Meeting Minutes. It is an informative session that will bring you from the pre-meeting checklist to taking the minutes, with ideas for formatting and suggested wording. Please click on the link for more information or to register: [link] I look forward to meeting you live on the webinar. effective meeting minutes administrative professional Administrative Assistant

Taking Effective Meeting Minutes

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I am excited to announce that I will be giving a webinar on Taking Effective Meeting Minutes on September 23rd. link] Taking minutes doesn't have to be scary. I find once you know what you should be listening for, what to expect in the meeting and some writing style and short cut tips, it can take the fear out of taking minutes and you can be more confident as the minute taker. I look forward to meeting you at the webinar.

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Happy Administrative Professionals' Day!

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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 22 April, 2009 Happy Administrative Professionals Day! I am speaking this morning at an administrative event so looking forward to meeting some new assistants. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Minute taking made easier.

April 22nd - Administrative Professionals' Day

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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 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?

Webinars for Assistants (Minute Taking & Excel Pivot Tables)

Office Dynamics

Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. 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. What makes a master minute taker? Do you have a moment of panic when you’re asked to take meeting minutes? Do you worry that during a meeting you will be asked a parliamentary procedure question?

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Webinar Advanced Minute Taking Workshop

Office Dynamics

Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. 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. What makes a master minute taker? Do you have a moment of panic when you're asked to take meeting minutes? Do you worry that during a meeting you will be asked a parliamentary procedure question? HR professionals.

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Technology Training Tuesday: Advanced Minute Taking & Excel Pivot Tables

Office Dynamics

Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. 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. What makes a master minute taker? Do you have a moment of panic when you’re asked to take meeting minutes? Do you worry that during a meeting you will be asked a parliamentary procedure question?

Advanced Minute Taking Webinar

Office Dynamics

Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. 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. What makes a master minute taker? Do you have a moment of panic when you’re asked to take meeting minutes? Do you worry that during a meeting you will be asked a parliamentary procedure question?

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Excel Pivot Tables Webinar

Office Dynamics

Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. 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. What makes a master minute taker? Do you have a moment of panic when you’re asked to take meeting minutes? Do you worry that during a meeting you will be asked a parliamentary procedure question?

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Minute Taking Tips

Office Dynamics

Susan wrote in asking about some pointers on recording meeting minutes. Good news -- I am actually the guest speaker for a webinar on this very subject for the Administrative Professional Today on September 10. The most difficult part of taking minutes is deciding what information has to be written down verbatim, what can be paraphrased, and what is unessential for the official records. Meeting participants will go off the topic or on tangents.

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Minute Taking Tips

Office Dynamics

Susan wrote in asking about some pointers on recording meeting minutes. Good news -- I am actually the guest speaker for a webinar on this very subject for the Administrative Professional Today on September 10. The most difficult part of taking minutes is deciding what information has to be written down verbatim, what can be paraphrased, and what is unessential for the official records. Meeting participants will go off the topic or on tangents.

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Dealing in real time.

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 8:52 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , administrative professional , dates , fixed time , real time Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

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Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

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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! Lynn has been in the administrative field for 28 years and to be honoured like this has confirmed that her efforts and hard work have been appreciated. Lynn has organized strategic events such as the companys internal trade show, all-hands meetings, the annual awards banquet, internal events and leadership off-site meetings.

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We don't know what we don't know

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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! If you are part of an administrative team you can use your meetings to share knowledge with each other or give tips on something new you have discovered. Administrative newsletters or bulletin boards where you can post tips or suggestions is a good way to learn. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

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Whose meeting is it anyway?

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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 16 May, 2010 Whose meeting is it anyway? Do you ever get a meeting request and an agenda has not been provided, or if it is a teleconference the call-in details have not been given or the boardroom hasnt been booked for an internal meeting? Minute taking made easier.

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When your voicemail goes awry.

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 10:26 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , checking voicemail , professional assistant , trouble Reactions: 3comments: Danielle said. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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Admin Buddies

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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! If it is a planned time off then you can meet with your buddy and give them any instructions or information they will need to handle in your absence and any contact names and numbers. You hear something while walking down the hall or are copied on an email and know something about the purpose of a meeting coming up.

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Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

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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! They are a team of office professionals for office professionals. Click on that and you will find a wealth of templates from a resume, cover letter, minutes, agenda and many others. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

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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! Here we were, professional assistants talking about the thingy for the PowerPoint. Posted by Patricia Robb at 4:03 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , PowerPoint , professional assistant , what do you call it? EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Minute taking made easier.

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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! For instance, waiting for a meeting participant to choose a date, waiting for someone to order something that I need to do my job, waiting for someone to call me back, waiting for someone to get back from holidays and then to top it off they don’t put their out-of-office assistant on so you have no idea why they havent gotten back to you.

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Sticks and stones will break my bones.but names will never hurt me

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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! The term Assistant begins to describe what we do and if you add the word My, it shows how closely we work with our professionals. On that note, It is hard to believe we are getting close to Administrative Professionals Day which is on April 22 nd. or Gifts or Ideas for Administrative Professionals Week.

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 4:26 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , gift to your boss , professional assistant , ultimate gift for your boss Reactions: 2comments: Danielle said. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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A funny thing happened on the way to the office.

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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! Patricia Posted by Patricia Robb at 6:20 AM Labels: Administrative Assistant , administrative professional , being funny , comedian Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

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Go with your gut feeling!

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 8:41 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , administrative professional , gut alert , gut feeling , intuition Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

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Do you like what you do?

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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! When the results were in, I met with the person who administered it and one of the things it showed, other than the fact that I ranked very high in administration, was that I work best on short-term projects where I can see the end in sight. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Minute taking made easier.

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A twelve step program to survive as an Admin

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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! I recently met with another administrative assistant and as we were discussing an upcoming admin conference, we started to talk about our role and how we are the do-all and go-to position in our offices. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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How to get Office fat fast.

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 4:49 AM Labels: Administrative Assistant , administrative professional , eating healthy , healthy snacks Reactions: 1 comments: lisacozz said. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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Spring cleaning on the blog

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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! Under My Favourites, I have added a Meeting section with some useful sites and combined many of my travel related links under one title simply called Travel. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on. Minute taking made easier.

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When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

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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 5 April, 2010 When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Does your boss ever organize a meeting behind your back? He will have a quick conversation with a staff member and set up a meeting, but not tell me anything about it. Assess which meetings can be adjusted without too much disruption.

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We did it Canada!

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 7:43 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , gold medal , hockey , Olympics , professional assistant , Vancouver 2010 Reactions: 2comments: Foley-In-Charge said. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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I gave at the office

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 10:29 PM Labels: admnistrative assistant , charity in the office , Disaster in Haiti , Haiti orphans , professional assistant , World Vision Reactions: 1 comments: Office Administration said. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Minute taking made easier.

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Introducing The Administrative Bloopers Blog

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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 10 January, 2010 Introducing The Administrative Bloopers Blog I started a new blog called The Administrative Bloopers Blog When you have a moment come and visit me over there. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Minute taking made easier.

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Let your fingers do the walking: Quick keyboard shortcut keys

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 7:55 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , administrative professional , quick keys , save time , shortcut keys Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

Colour Coding Works.

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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! I was in back-to-back Committee meetings and I decided to use two different colours of folders, a blue one for the Committee members, with an attendance sheet stapled to the inside cover for my purposes, along with their meeting packages, and a red one for the Chair with everything the Chair was going to need. Minute taking made easier.

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Will Google ever stop amazing me? Introducing Goog/411

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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! She would say, "Just a minute." Posted by Patricia Robb at 6:47 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , Google , Handy Google tip , professional assistant Reactions: 1 comments: Anonymoussaid. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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When taking initiative isn't the best thing.

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 7:31 AM Labels: Administrative Assistant , initiative , new hires woes , professional assistant , taking time to ask Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

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Are you prepared?

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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! I just recently organized a Board meeting and it was nice to have everything where I needed it when I was in the meeting. I didnt have to look far for it so that makes me more relaxed and able to do what I am there to do -- take the minutes. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

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Keep your Inbox running on empty

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 4:24 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , administrative professional , E-mail chaos , E-Mail Management , making sense out of e-mail Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. Minute taking made easier.

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I always have the perfect answer. the next day!

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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! I recently went on a professional development day and one of the speakers spoke about the importance of respect for our co-workers and team members and how that should be reflected in our communications with them. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Minute taking made easier.

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Taking the time to acknowledge someone and say thanks.

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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! Patricia Posted by Patricia Robb at 9:48 AM Labels: Administrative Assistant , administrative professional , Send out cards , thank you card Reactions: 1 comments: Evesaid. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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Different spellings: British, Canadian and American

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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! EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on. Taking stock We don't know what we don't know ► June (1) Playing nice in the sandbox ► May (2) Whose meeting is it anyway? Minute taking made easier.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 6:13 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , etiquette for addressing officials , professional assistant Reactions: 2comments: Carol Bory said. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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Housecleaning in Word 2007: Customizing your Dictionary

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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! Posted by Patricia Robb at 2:52 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , customizing your dictionary , errors , misspelled words , professional assistant Reactions: 1 comments: Jodith said. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Taking Effective Meeting Minutes ► August (3) Pass it on.

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