Administrative Professionals Week Instagram Challenge #AdminProud

Office Dynamics

We appreciate you and we are really excited to kick off Administrative Professionals Week on Monday. We’re excited to also be hosting an additional challenge this month on our Instagram feed during Administrative Professionals Week (April 25 – 29).

Creative Thinking Administrative Professional

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Annual Blog-a-thon for Administrative Professionals. We are holding 4th Annual Blog-a-thon for the Administrative Profession. To learn more about the blog-a-thon and how you can win great prizes check out the Administrative Professional's Blog-a-thon Page for the full message.

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Gift Ideas for Administrative Professionals Day

Office Dynamics

In my conversations with clients and other business professionals, they are already telling me some of their ideas for events and gifts to give their administrative professionals in April. These ideas range from flowers to lunches, seminars, hosting special events, and books.

Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Conferences for Administrative Professionals. Virtual Instructor-Led Training [VILT].

Gift Ideas for Administrative Professionals Day

Office Dynamics

In my conversations with clients and other business professionals, they are already telling me some of their ideas for events and gifts to give their administrative professionals in April. These ideas range from flowers to lunches, seminars, hosting special events, and books.

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! I know that without the training I received through Office Dynamics I would not have been prepared to take advantage of these opportunities.

2016 177

2016 Administrative Conference Scholarship Winners Announced

Office Dynamics

In 2014 we rolled out a scholarship program for the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. We’ve never offered a scholarship for our administrative conference in its history – now hosting our 23rd year.

2016 162

5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

When you are trying to create change, whether in a process or for the administrative community in your organization, it is much easier to be persuasive when there is a group. You create synergy with your administrative peers when you show a sincere interest in them.

2016 156

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

Office Dynamics

Last week I received a cool message about two administrative professionals who attended the Joan Burge, "Takin It to the Streets" one-day workshop. One of our members wrote an article about attending Joan's seminar in Chicago, and I thought you and Joan would like to see it (see page 6). I attended Joan's seminar in Cincinnati last week and was equally impressed, inspired and motivated.". Admin Assistant Training

7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

She’s not alone – I hear this theme often whether delivering programs to attorneys or administrators. For more information on her keynote seminars or additional articles, visit www.ColetteCarlson.com.

2016 182

Avoid Burnout by Creating Your Own Utopia

Office Dynamics

Unfortunately, burnout is real, it’s draining, emotional, stressful and typically affects both professional and personal lives. As an administrative professional for the past 20 plus years, I have learned how important it is to avoid burnout in one of the largest career fields in the world.

2018 168

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

Many times in my live workshops and seminars for executive and administrative assistants, I ask the participant to create a list of qualities, attributes, and attitudes of star-performing assistants. Professional presence. Let’s you check professional presence.

2015 208

Executive Assistant Training Can Be Fun! iAssistant Rap

Office Dynamics

Who says training has to be boring? Training can and should be fun. Good training encourages creativity, imagination, exploration and stepping outside your comfort zone. That is why live sessions are so terrific, especially for interpersonal/soft skill training.

6 Ways to Bring Your Lifetime Dreams to Fruition

Office Dynamics

Linda used to hold seminars for dentists on cruise ships. And I really wanted to do the same thing for administrative professionals. Well, I got very close to doing the seminar cruise but it never happened.

2016 134

Executive Assistant Training on the Rise

Office Dynamics

I’m happy to say that we have seen an increase in interest from companies who want to provide some type of training for their administrative professionals later this year. The reason being is that these are the months when executives, training and development departments and human resources departments start to prepare their goals and objectives for 4th quarter and 1st quarter of 2010. Do you want to attend an intense 2-day workshop, conference, or 1-day seminar?

2009 102

Executive Assistant Training on the Rise

Office Dynamics

I’m happy to say that we have seen an increase in interest from companies who want to provide some type of training for their administrative professionals later this year. The reason being is that these are the months when executives, training and development departments and human resources departments start to prepare their goals and objectives for 4th quarter and 1st quarter of 2010. Do you want to attend an intense 2-day workshop, conference, or 1-day seminar?

2009 100

Selecting the Conference or Training that is Right for You!

Office Dynamics

Because we offer so many learning solutions for administrative professionals and there are other companies also offering administrative seminars, I am frequently asked, "How do I determine what is best for me? Why do I want this training? Only me or am I expected to bring the information back and share it with my administrative assistant peers? Can you only attend one conference or training event? Admin Assistant Training Career Management

Selecting the Conference or Training that is Right for You!

Office Dynamics

Because we offer so many learning solutions for administrative professionals and there are other companies also offering administrative seminars, I am frequently asked, "How do I determine what is best for me? Why do I want this training? Only me or am I expected to bring the information back and share it with my administrative assistant peers? Can you only attend one conference or training event?

5 Ways to Thank the Assistants Who Help You Succeed

Office Dynamics

Did you know Administrative Professionals Week is April 20 – 24? This happens to be one of my favorite weeks of the year – and not just because I was once an assistant myself before I founded my training company, Office Dynamics, back in 1990.

2015 170

Lead From Anywhere: How assistants can exemplify leadership

Office Dynamics

Joan Burge, a renowned author and administrative expert, is the creator of the Star Achievement Series®, World Class Assistant™ Certificate Program, more than 40 customized workshops and seminars for administrative professionals and author of several books.

2015 200

4 Reasons You Should Get Out Of The Classroom

Office Dynamics

I have been training assistants for more than 25 years. Most of my work is conducting onsite seminars for executive assistants and administrative professionals. Most of my classes are held in a training room or conference room at the organization’s offices.

2016 138

Communicating With Your Manager

Office Dynamics

With the use of technology and the ability to work offsite independently, there are numerous things that take place long after the administrative partner has left the office. Plus it is embarrassing to the executive or the administrative person who set the schedule.

2015 212

The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

”) and the on-site training seminars. This piqued my interest as he outlined how cross-training helped boost employee morale and retention. “How do you invest in your administrative staff?” International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).

2018 52

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. It is very hard for small business to find the money to support training.

2015 234

Executive Assistants, You Can Bloom Where You are Planted

Office Dynamics

One of the many wonderful aspects of my work is meeting all kinds of incredible executive assistants and administrative professionals. I was fortunate to meet Darlene Mahon when I spoke at an administrative event at her company last April.

2010 161

Executive Assistants, You Can Bloom Where You are Planted

Office Dynamics

One of the many wonderful aspects of my work is meeting all kinds of incredible executive assistants and administrative professionals. I was fortunate to meet Darlene Mahon when I spoke at an administrative event at her company last April.

2010 130

What Assistant Certification Courses Are Best For You?

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics, we are noticing a tremendous amount of interest in executive assistant certification or administrative assistant certification courses or programs. This proves assistants are getting serious about their career and training and HR departments are valuing continued education for this role. More and more, administrative professionals are asking my opinion on having a certification. Second, I believe in all training, learning, and education.

2018 132

5 Ways to thank the assistants who help you succeed

Office Dynamics

Did you know it’s Administrative Professionals Week? If it weren’t for administrative professionals, business would cease. Here are five great ways to thank those outstanding, indispensable administrative professionals who help us succeed each and every day! Support their professional development. For example, if there is a seminar or training session they can attend either on- or off-site, let them go!

2012 104

Leadership Skills for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Every executive assistant and administrator can be a leader and should be a leader. If you attend any training programs, classes or administrative conferences where you have been asked to be the leader or spokesperson, take on the assignment with a smile and confidence.

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Let the Teacher Teach

Office Dynamics

You may be done with high school or college, but you have plenty of opportunities for learning through seminars, workshops, in-house training, and conferences. I have been in the training and professional speaking business for almost 20 years. Most of my work is conducting on-site workshops and seminars for a specific organization's administrative professionals' staff. Admin Assistant Training MotivatorsMarch 8, 2010.

2010 100

Let the Teacher Teach

Office Dynamics

You may be done with high school or college, but you have plenty of opportunities for learning through seminars, workshops, in-house training, and conferences. I have been in the training and professional speaking business for almost 20 years. Most of my work is conducting on-site workshops and seminars for a specific organization's administrative professionals' staff. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Motivators March 8, 2010.

2010 100

The How and Why to Creating a Career Portfolio™ for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Creating Star-Performing Administrative Professionals through Training and Coaching Since 1990. When writing your professional development plan for the upcoming year and tracking accomplishments. Many things but here are some suggestions: · Professional photo of yourself (no larger than 4 x 6). Certificates of Completion from workshops, seminars, conferences. Think clean lines, professional looking, and quality products.

2010 100

The How and Why to Creating a Career Portfolio™ for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Creating Star-Performing Administrative Professionals through Training and Coaching Since 1990. When writing your professional development plan for the upcoming year and tracking accomplishments. Many things but here are some suggestions: · Professional photo of yourself (no larger than 4 x 6). Certificates of Completion from workshops, seminars, conferences. Think clean lines, professional looking, and quality products.

2010 100

College May Not be for Everyone, but Education is

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. Register for a professional development workshop or seminar.

2009 141

Are Administrative Assistants Being Phased Out?

Office Dynamics

As you look through lists of clerical and administrative positions during your job search, you may find yourself wondering if administrative assistants are being phased out in the workplace. This may be a valid concern; after all, much of the work done by administrative assistants in the past can now be accomplished by office automation equipment or advances in technology software. Third, get involved in professional organizations or online groups to network and learn.

2013 112

5 Ways to Thank the Assistants Who Help You Succeed

Office Dynamics

Did you know it’s Administrative Professionals Week starting April 20? If it weren’t for administrative professionals, business would cease. Here are five great ways to thank those outstanding, indispensable administrative professionals who help us succeed each and every day: Support their professional development. For example, if there’s a seminar or training session they can attend April 25 either on- or off-site, let them go!

2009 100

5 Ways to Thank the Assistants Who Help You Succeed

Office Dynamics

Did you know it’s Administrative Professionals Week starting April 20? If it weren’t for administrative professionals, business would cease. Here are five great ways to thank those outstanding, indispensable administrative professionals who help us succeed each and every day: Support their professional development. For example, if there’s a seminar or training session they can attend April 25 either on- or off-site, let them go!

2009 100

A Test of Your Professionalism: Will You Pass?

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. So what do you do when your professionalism is tested?

2010 130

5 Ways to Thank the Assistants Who Help You Succeed

Office Dynamics

Dear Monday Motivators, Did you know it’s Administrative Professionals Week? If it weren’t for administrative professionals, business would cease. Here are five great ways to thank those outstanding, indispensable administrative professionals who help us succeed each and every day: 1. Support their professional development. For example, if there’s a seminar or training session they can attend this week either on- or off-site, let them go!

2010 100

5 Ways to Thank the Assistants Who Help You Succeed

Office Dynamics

Dear Monday Motivators, Did you know it’s Administrative Professionals Week? If it weren’t for administrative professionals, business would cease. Here are five great ways to thank those outstanding, indispensable administrative professionals who help us succeed each and every day: 1. Support their professional development. For example, if there’s a seminar or training session they can attend this week either on- or off-site, let them go!

2010 100

Proofread with Perfection - A Webinar

Office Dynamics

One very outdated proofing tip you’ll hear about at practically every writing seminar. Editor, Administrative Professional Today. is a training and adult education consultant. He has more than 30 years’ experience in business and manufacturing, primarily in the areas of management, customer service, training, and business writing with U.S. Who Should Attend: Administrative Professionals. HR professionals. View this online.

2011 100

Executive Assistant Certificate Programs vs. Certification

Office Dynamics

I am so glad Corleen asked this because not only in the administrative arena but in the training arena in general, people get confused between: certificate programs, certifications and professional designations. Often if you have attended a workshop, seminar, course, in-house training, even a webinar, you can attain a Certificate of Completion. For example, we have Star Achievement Series Certification training.

2009 126

Business Etiquette - Webinar

Office Dynamics

We are often asked about doing etiquette seminars/programs onsite for administrative professionals across the country. Since we can't be everywhere at once and you can't always travel for the training we thought we would share this awesome resource with you. Wishing you all the best with your training. Ways your office or cubicle can project a professional image. Who Should Attend: HR professionals. Hello, friend!