Tips for the Traveling Administrative Professional
APRIL 24, 2017
Administrative professionals are the superheroes of travel planning. Use the checklist to help organize your travel planning superpowers so you can feel the joy of a stress free trip. TRAVO is a trip planning and booking tool created specifically for administrative professionals. Happy Administrative Professionals Week and Day to all you office super heroes!
Gift Ideas For Administrative Professionals Day
APRIL 6, 2017
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 2017 Blog-A-Thon Celebration
APRIL 3, 2017
In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, Office Dynamics loves to hold our annual Blog-A-Thon for the entire month of April. April is a month that can change your career if you’re an administrative professional. We love this time of year and it’s time to shine the spotlight on our favorite office professional, you, the administrative professional.
Happy Administrative Professionals Day
APRIL 23, 2014
Happy Administrative Professionals Day to all the wonderful executive assistants, administrative assistants, secretaries, administrators and all support staff who support the management team!
Time For Administrative Professionals To Stay Vigilant!
APRIL 10, 2017
Unchecked, the effects are: increased stress, lower self-esteem and poor productivity among the abused, which in turn damage any organization’s effectiveness, stability and profitability. No professional can operate with blinders on. But, organizations today are working hard to keep their employees safe and avoid the costly “hostile working environment.”. The post Time For Administrative Professionals To Stay Vigilant! What if you had Donald Trump as a boss?
The Future of Administrative Professionals
JANUARY 7, 2013
They are looking to amplify the success of the administrative profession, as are we. We hope you enjoy this article, The Future of the Administrative Profession - Surviving or Thriving? What is happening in your own organization? Do you read Executive Secretary Magazine ?
Administrative Professionals Day Gift List for 2013
APRIL 17, 2013
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. When is Administrative Professionals Day?
The Administrative Professional: A Vital, Yet Overlooked Contributor
MARCH 11, 2014
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.
12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Organized Admin with Julie Perrine
DECEMBER 9, 2016
Watch The Organized Admin Webinar Replay. Poll Results: Where do you struggle the most to stay organized? What was the inspiration for writing your new book, The Organized Admin? The answer was overwhelmingly getting (and staying) organized.
Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event
MARCH 20, 2012
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. It takes being proactive and organized.
The Integrity of the Administrative Professional
DECEMBER 7, 2010
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.
3 Tips for Organizing Your Executive & Team Members
APRIL 20, 2016
This is the first thing you have to accept if you want to help someone, such as your executive or team member, get and stay organized, is chances are the person you’re trying to help doesn’t have the same style preferences as you do. Setup organization systems that will work for the person.
Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts
MARCH 26, 2015
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?
Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations
MARCH 30, 2016
Office Dynamics International awarded two organizations its Star Achievement Series ® training program (Level 1) in support of Administrative Professionals. Two organizations rose to the top, but both appeared equally deserving of the gift.
Strategies for Advancing Your Career in Administrative Services
APRIL 18, 2017
For some, it involves climbing to the next level, becoming a “senior” support staff member or an administrative manager. If you’re still struggling with time management, organization, professional presence, and communication, focus on amplifying your skills in these key areas. The more you can self-manage and work independently, the more valuable you become to your executive(s) and the organization. Designed by Freepik.
Solution for Major Travel Planning Pain Points
APRIL 7, 2017
Travel planning is infamous for being a huge time, patience, and sanity suck for administrative professionals. Administrative professionals are the second largest employment group in the United States and nearly every single admin doubles as a travel agent. TRAVO is a trip planning and booking tool created specifically for administrative professionals.
Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career
APRIL 26, 2016
In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career. I hear managers or Human Resource Professionals say it doesn’t take any special skill to be an administrative assistant.
Today’s Administrative Assistant Has Power
APRIL 26, 2017
For the first time in history, the administrative professional’s job description hints at the full engagement of cognitive powers. When the job description includes identifying goals for the coming year; meshing them with your executive’s goals and department and organization goals; being prepared to track progress at specific intervals; and being accountable for success or lack thereof, it’s easy to tell this is not a job for dummies!
Teamwork Strategies for Administrative and Executive Assistants
APRIL 19, 2017
In April, we honor administrative around the world for one full week. When administrative professionals work together. So what can you do to promote teamwork and collaboration across your administrative community? Whether there are two administrative professionals in your office or 200, joining forces with your administrative peers will contribute to greater success for your organization. Designed by Freepik.
What the Administrative Professionals Think About Joan Burge "Takin It to the Streets!"
OCTOBER 18, 2010
Last week I received a cool message about two administrative professionals who attended the Joan Burge, "Takin It to the Streets" one-day workshop. I am also very delinquent in submitting this article, but the topic is still relevant because, as I explained to my manager when I submitted my request form to attend the one-day seminar, “Joan is the ROCK STAR of the administrative professional profession”.
Strategies for Advancing Your Career Outside of Administrative Services
APRIL 25, 2017
My good friend and fellow expert in the administrative field, Julie Perrine, has a saying that goes something like this, “In admin, you can start here and go anywhere!”. She’ll be at the annual Conference for Administrative Excellence this year and she is an absolute wealth of knowledge and insight. But back to the point: Being an administrative professional, the world is your oyster. Database Administrator. Get Involved in Professional Associations.
Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed!
APRIL 3, 2017
April is one of my favorite months because, here at Office Dynamics, we get to celebrate the wonderful accomplishments of those in the administrative profession! In case you are not aware, Administrative Professionals Week is April 24 – 28. If someone is doing something or saying something that is unacceptable to you, then you need to speak up in a professional and assertive manner. The post Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed! Welcome to April.
Why This Blog-a-Thon Will Change Your Career
APRIL 1, 2016
Welcome to April, a month that can change your career if you’re an administrative professional. We love this time of year, it’s time to shine the spotlight on our favorite office professional, you, the assistant.
3 Tips to Organize Your Executive & Team Members
JANUARY 26, 2016
3 Tips for Organizing Your Executive & Team Members. This is the first thing you have to accept if you want to help someone, such as your executive or team member, get and stay organized. So identifying a person’s style preferences before you help them get organized is key.
10 Apps for Administrative Productivity and Organization
APRIL 20, 2017
As an administrative professional, you need to be productive and organized wherever you go. and Tripit will organize them all in one place including directions between locations. Note Taking Apps: A robust note-taking solution, such as Evernote or OneNote , makes it easy to organize, capture, and share everything from that awesome picture you took of the sunrise to your administrative procedures binder. Designed by Freepik.
Why The Administrative Profession Is A Career Of Choice
APRIL 29, 2016
In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on being an executive or administrative assistant. Being in the administrative profession is a career of choice. Organized.
How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers
APRIL 8, 2016
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. Let’s face it—the work of an administrative professional is never ending.
Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro
APRIL 25, 2016
Mobility is changing how we work and live; blending personal and professional lives, apps and tools needed to work well across different devices, and employees expect—and are expected—to work from anywhere. Like any file storing system, you should create folders to organize your files.
Three Ways To Be A Career Assistant
JUNE 8, 2016
We can address your questions about the administrative profession and get your insights in the process. How are you supporting your executive and your organization – are you able to take it to the next level? We’ve been having so much fun with Facebook Live.
Monday Motivators: School Is Never Out for the Career-Minded Administrative Professional
AUGUST 11, 2013
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. Because I am on site at various industry locations, I am able to stay abreast of what is going on in the business world and at larger organizations. Happy Monday! I am very excited about this week as it is the beginning of my birthday week. I love birthdays and I am especially grateful that I have lived another year.
Take Your Seat … At The Executive Table
APRIL 22, 2015
Administrative Professionals leading in the 21st-century. I feel strongly that the administrative profession must evolve to continue to be seen as relevant to our organizations in this changing business environment.
Just the Savvy Ones. Recognizing Career Love.
APRIL 24, 2016
It’s Administrative Professionals Week 2016. I can see what is needed, where it’s needed, why it’s needed- and then explain how it will benefit our organization. Administrative Professionals are needed all over the world. Author: Kemeia MK Foley, CAP-OM.
I am proud to be an “EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT…because miracle worker is not a job title”!
APRIL 10, 2016
I’ve been a professional assistant my entire life. Wow, an organization that was actually focused on administrative professionals! Share how continued growth and learning has impacted your own administrative career.
Email Expectations: Getting Executives and Assistants to See Eye-to-Eye
APRIL 21, 2016
While this is completely normal at the Executive level, it’s less standard in the Administrative world. However, in our Guide, we offer many best practices successfully employed by Executives and Assistants within top organizations.
The Admin’s Guide to Organizing Digital Files
DECEMBER 18, 2015
The Admin’s Guide to Organizing Digital Files By Julie Perrine. So investing a little effort into organizing your digital files can actually make you more productive in the long run. Parking Permit Administration. Organize Your Digital Filing Cabinet.
Building the Partnership with Your Executive: Are You a Center of Influence?
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
High-quality assistants can be a distinct competitive advantage for executives and the organizations they serve. As one Fortune 500 CEO puts it, “Administrative Assistants are the center of influence.” You will experience greater professional growth and financial incentives. Kick off Administrative Professionals Week with Joan on Monday, April 24 th where you’ll learn her secret success formula for becoming a center of influence.
Tips for Planning Someone Else’s Travel
APRIL 28, 2016
Planning travel for others is no simple matter and administrative professionals know this better than anyone else! The last piece of the planning puzzle is organizing ground transportation.
For Administrative Professionals, Efficiency Is the Name of the Game: Utilizing Automated Services
JUNE 6, 2013
For Administrative Professionals, Efficiency Is the Name of the Game: Utilizing Automated Services. After more than a decade of work with administrative professionals, it’s clear that their role has evolved and expanded significantly in recent years.
5 Reasons Why Office Admins are the New Power Job
APRIL 20, 2016
It’s no secret that admin professionals rack up tons of knowledge on dozens of office topics and that no two days are ever the same. You’re not just turning one wheel of the bus to keep it going forward—you’re the linchpin of the organization. Author: OfficeNinjas.
7 Must-Do Actions to be Successful in Your Career as an Administrative Assistant
APRIL 5, 2017
Administrative Professionals Week and April is the perfect time to think about your career as an administrative assistant, executive assistant, and secretary. Learn to be a catalyst for change in your organization and it will catapult your reputation. The post 7 Must-Do Actions to be Successful in Your Career as an Administrative Assistant appeared first on Office Dynamics.