5 Ways to Be a Value-Added Employee

Office Dynamics

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. Organizations are communicating that it is time to “step up your game” or you may not be in the game in months to come. Speak up, or prepare a brief summary describing your idea.

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Just the Savvy Ones. Recognizing Career Love.

Office Dynamics

It’s Administrative Professionals Week 2016. I can think of no better way to celebrate than to acknowledge the spirit of the celebratory week than to share why I get so fired up about this profession. Administrative Professionals are needed all over the world. I can work 9-5, flex, part-time or be super-involved, all the way up to running someone’s estate. Salary range – Yes, you can make six figures if you have the skills and drive.

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Planning the Perfect Holiday Party: Guest Blog

Laughing all the Way to Work

While you're negotiating the per-person fee, consider the average salary of the office employees. If the band doesn't show up, the party will be boring. You don't want 10 more people to show up than you had prepared for, only to have guests without food. The leftovers can always be divided up at the end of the night or brought into the office for lunch. Tags: administrative professional Holiday party guest blog Administrative Assistant

The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

He proudly highlighted the on-going programs they had for employees – one being themed Friday lunches (“I dressed up as a superhero last week!”) “How do you invest in your administrative staff?” Despite being offered a six-figure salary, I politely declined. Because being respected and valued at work is more important than a high salary. Yes, a high salary may provide me with the opportunity to have a cushier life.

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The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

First, I have been entrenched in the administrative profession for 50 years. Office Dynamics specifically focuses on training and development for administrative professionals of all levels. What is coming up on the calendar for the next three weeks? She is living it up.

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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? But it’s important to understand what you’re getting into and to avoid setting yourself up for disappointments with unrealistic expectations. Many people think of professional certifications as a tool for financial gain.

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6 Ways to Add Value to Your Organization & Advance Your Career

Eat Your Career

Your company pays you a salary and they expect a return. The more you can create measurable, positive, powerful outcomes through your actions, the more people will sit up and take notice. Take for example an administrative professional whose role it is to purchase office supplies. Creating an “office supply sharing” program between departments so inventory doesn’t pile up in one area while another is always in need.

2013 196

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE

Office Dynamics

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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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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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!

2010 100

Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

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. The "stars" are all lining up and we have to take advantage of this. The future is bright for Administrative Professionals.

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

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. The "stars" are all lining up and we have to take advantage of this. The future is bright for Administrative Professionals.

2010 100

Get more rewards: Be a 'value added' employee

Office Dynamics

Every day was packed full with activity, decisions, working with clients, manipulating calendars; for me, traveling and speaking from the East Coast up to northern Utah! Observing administrative professionals at work is one of my greatest moments. Organization are communicating that it is time to "step up your game" or you may not be in the game in months to come. Speak up, or prepare a brief describing your idea. Hello Monday Motivators!

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Get more rewards: Be a 'value added' employee

Office Dynamics

Every day was packed full with activity, decisions, working with clients, manipulating calendars; for me, traveling and speaking from the East Coast up to northern Utah! Observing administrative professionals at work is one of my greatest moments. Organization are communicating that it is time to "step up your game" or you may not be in the game in months to come. Speak up, or prepare a brief describing your idea. Career Management Professional Image Motivator

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Monday Motivator: Earn More Money

Office Dynamics

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. This does not mean that you should give up or not bring your “A” game to work. How much does your vacation time add up to? Happy Monday!

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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! Normally, I put something about needing to get my filing system up to date, but I think I may have missed the point when I have done that. Posted by Patricia Robb at 2:58 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , evaluation , performance appraisal , performance review , professional assistant , raise Reactions: 4comments: Maura said.

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