Tips for the Traveling Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

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

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.

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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!

Administrative Professionals Day 2017 Blog-A-Thon Celebration

Office Dynamics

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.

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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!

The Future of Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

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

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. When is Administrative Professionals Day?

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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.

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Organized Admin with Julie Perrine

Office Dynamics

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.

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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. It takes being proactive and organized.

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.

3 Tips for Organizing Your Executive & Team Members

Office Dynamics

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.

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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? What are the ideal Administrative Professional’s Day Gifts?

Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

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.

Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

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.

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What the Administrative Professionals Think About Joan Burge "Takin It to the Streets!"

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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 in Administrative Services

Office Dynamics

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.

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Solution for Major Travel Planning Pain Points

Office Dynamics

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.

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Today’s Administrative Assistant Has Power

Office Dynamics

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!

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Why This Blog-a-Thon Will Change Your Career

Office Dynamics

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.

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Teamwork Strategies for Administrative and Executive Assistants

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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.

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3 Tips to Organize Your Executive & Team Members

Office Dynamics

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.

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Why The Administrative Profession Is A Career Of Choice

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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.

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

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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.

How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

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.

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Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed!

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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.

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Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro

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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.

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Take Your Seat … At The Executive Table

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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.

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Three Ways To Be A Career Assistant

Office Dynamics

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.

2016 88

Just the Savvy Ones. Recognizing Career Love.

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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.

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I am proud to be an “EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT…because miracle worker is not a job title”!

Office Dynamics

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.

2016 89

The Admin’s Guide to Organizing Digital Files

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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.

Email Expectations: Getting Executives and Assistants to See Eye-to-Eye

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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.

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Strategies for Advancing Your Career Outside of Administrative Services

Office Dynamics

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.

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Tips for Planning Someone Else’s Travel

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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

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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.

Building the Partnership with Your Executive: Are You a Center of Influence?

Office Dynamics

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.

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5 Reasons Why Office Admins are the New Power Job

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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.

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10 Apps for Administrative Productivity and Organization

Office Dynamics

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.

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The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

The Future of the Administrative Profession – Surviving or Thriving? Changing the Lives of Administrative Professionals Since 1990. Before the crisis, the administrative profession operated differently. Competencies – Calendaring, travel, task organization, projects.

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