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. Before the day ended, the CEO offered her the job with a six-figure salary plus stock options, plus, plus! There is something to be said for years of experience in the administrative field. The Gillie Watson Story.

Administrative Assistant vs. Executive Assistant: What’s the Difference?

Eat Your Career

As many of my regular readers already know, I am a proud former administrative professional. I have a deep admiration and appreciation for those who dedicate themselves to support roles, which is one of the reasons I now focus a large part of my corporate training business on working with administrative teams. Specifically, they want to know the difference between a “regular” Administrative Assistant and an Executive Assistant. Exploring the Administrative Field.

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5 Ways to Be a Value-Added Employee

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I’m not sure if you know that 80% of my work is onsite training for administrative office professionals so I do a lot of traveling, in fact, 100% of my clients are out of state. Observing administrative professionals at work is one of my greatest moments. Even if your organization has a salary freeze this year, keep doing your best.

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Just the Savvy Ones. Recognizing Career Love.

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It’s Administrative Professionals Week 2016. Administrative Professionals are needed all over the world. The stronger your skills, including language skills, the more opportunities are available. Salary range – Yes, you can make six figures if you have the skills and drive. Administrative Professionals truly were the original social network. Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – University of Mary Washington.

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Do you have a job or a career?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Let’s face it, we all need money, but is our whole purpose just to get a paycheque and go home or is our goal to earn the best salary we can make while advancing in our career? Do you upgrade your skills? Do you consider yourself a professional? Most, if not all, of the people I have worked for have been a professional in their field. One of the givens is they join their professional association for their particular area.

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OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE

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Thursday proved to be the peak day of the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, beginning with yet another series of breakthrough plenary sessions and then culminating in the fabulous Gala Dinner. She helped us understand how creating and developing a lasting business connection takes time and skill, and delivered unique tools for surmounting awkward moments, starting conversations effortlessly, and the art of follow up.

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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?

Eat Your Career

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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Session 6 - Thursday, Sept 29, 2011

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At Procter & Gamble where Tonya works in Human Resources as Associate Director, they have created staffing principles and processes for the administrative and executive assistant professionals. Common elements at P&G for the administrative professional employees are: a talent council, succession planning, career path and competency models. So, they decided to look at compensation levels, salary standards and the exempt versus non-exempt status employee tracks.

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The Administrative EFX by Debbie Gross

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Debbie was a speaker at the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence and shared more insight on the topic below. I have been in this role as an administrative professional for well over 30 years and as I look back to the day when I decided to become an executive administrator, it was not for the love of being in and administrative role or the responsibilities it came with. I was already an Administrative Professional and didn't even recognize it!

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Executive Assistant Best Job of 2012

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Assistants are now asked to perform a variety of clerical tasks that were once reserved for managerial and professional staff. This is especially true for executive assistants, who lend high-level administrative support to company executives. An additional 156,000 jobs will need to be filled within that time period, either for executive secretaries or executive administrative assistants. Executive Assistant Salary Range: 75th Percentile Wage: $54,750.

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The Administrative EFX by Debbie Gross

Office Dynamics

Debbie was a speaker at the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence and shared more insight on the topic below. I have been in this role as an administrative professional for well over 30 years and as I look back to the day when I decided to become an executive administrator, it was not for the love of being in and administrative role or the responsibilities it came with. I was already an Administrative Professional and didn't even recognize it!

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession As Never Before. I am so excited to write this kick-off Blog for our 2nd Annual Admin Blog-a-thon as I have great news about shifts taking place in the Administrative Profession in terms of executives and managers embracing this role as vital to their organization's and leadership team's success. New titles, salary levels, and career planning will be coming in this decade like we have never seen.

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession As Never Before. I am so excited to write this kick-off Blog for our 2nd Annual Admin Blog-a-thon as I have great news about shifts taking place in the Administrative Profession in terms of executives and managers embracing this role as vital to their organization's and leadership team's success. New titles, salary levels, and career planning will be coming in this decade like we have never seen.

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Monday Motivator: Earn More Money

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But before I get into that, I want to say Happy Administrative Professionals Week to all the fantastic men and women who call this their Career of Choice! Often when you work for someone else (another company), you can’t choose how much money you can make or you could be locked into a salary range. Provide a service that taps into your talent or skill that will earn money. Happy Monday!

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Thank You For Being A Friend

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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. Workers were asked, " Aside from salary, what are you most thankful for at your current job?

Is it that time of the year already?

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 2:58 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , evaluation , performance appraisal , performance review , professional assistant , raise Reactions: 4comments: Maura said. I gave at the office Calendar "ah ha" Introducing The Administrative Bloopers Blog What ever happened to the "us" in Service?

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