Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

Office Dynamics

A message from Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International: Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day! For decades I have said being an administrative or executive assistant is a Career of Choice. The post Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Administrative Assistants Rock! April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals! During the entire month of April, we will be posting daily blogs written by myself and special guests who love the administrative profession.

Administrative Professionals Day 2019 – A Message from Dana

Office Dynamics

I recently received an email from Joan in her trademark professional encouraging style. I realize many of you received this email and maybe additional emails celebrating Administrative Professionals Day and our profession. Please enjoy Administrative Professionals Day.

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Happy Administrative Professionals Week! An Admirable Profession

Office Dynamics

Administrative Professionals Week – Celebrating An Admirable Profession. First, I want to thank my incredible administrative partner who grew into a Vice President at Office Dynamics. The Administrative Profession Is An Admirable Profession.

Meeting New People as an Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

Meeting new people as an Administrative Professional is cool! Many executive assistants and administrative assistants work with a variety of cultures. In our company, we have been so fortunate to meet administrative professionals from Russia, Japan, Italy, and Qatar.

Administrative Professionals Week Instagram Challenge #AdminProud

Office Dynamics

Are you finding useful skills throughout the posts that you can apply at work? We appreciate you and we are really excited to kick off Administrative Professionals Week on Monday. Annual Blog-a-Thon for the Administrative Professional.

Focusing on Providing Exceptional Service as an Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

I have shared several discussions about this topic with my peers throughout my years as an administrative professional. Stating facts about your performance is a form of professionalism and confidence. Providing quality work and taking pride in your performance encourages professional growth; whether advancing within or moving on to a better-suited career opportunity. Providing exceptional service both professionally and personally encourages confidence and growth.

Administrative Professionals Day is Just Around the Corner

Office Dynamics

Administrative Professionals Week and Day will soon be upon us. Here at Office Dynamics, we love to celebrate administrative professionals of all walks of life in a big way. Be sure to purchase books that are pertinent to the administrative profession.

Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Last week Office Dynamics sent an email to all of our subscribers saying, “Thank you,” and we also provided the Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals. 9 Ways to Improve Your Organizational Skills.

It’s COOL to be an Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

It’s COOL to be an Administrative Professional because you have a pulse on how people feel. It seems that most people in a workplace confide in administrative professionals. The post It’s COOL to be an Administrative Professional appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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!

Administrative Professionals Not Getting Respect – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Ask an admin is your place to ask your question and have other administrative professionals, from around the world, give you their advice based on their experiences. This administrative professional, Seething in the South, asks us: What do you do?

Administrative Professionals Day Gifts – What They Really Want

Office Dynamics

Long gone are the days when assistants were thrilled to be taken to lunch or be given flowers in honor of Administrative Professionals Day. They want to be acknowledged for their tremendous daily contributions by being able to attend a training program or administrative conference.

The Evolving Admin: What’s Next for Administrative Professionals?

Eat Your Career

Back then, Administrative Professionals Day was not on my radar at all. More than ever before, I believe that Administrative Professionals are being recognized for the tremendous contributions they make in the business world.

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Identifying the best administrators can also be a tough task for talent managers. You gain new skills and competencies.

Welcome to Office Life (for administrative professionals)

Office Dynamics

Build your skills. Identify what skills and knowledge you need to get where you want to go. Spearhead a cost-saving project, provide a new service, start an administrative team. The post Welcome to Office Life (for administrative professionals) appeared first on Office Dynamics.

Certification Programs for Administrative Professionals

Jen Lawrence

Whether you’re an administrative professional looking for a way to validate your skill set or a manager looking to contribute to your admin’s professional development ( thank you, thank you, thank you ), certification is the perfect step.

How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

Office Dynamics

Today’s administrative professionals have anything but an easy and boring job. You’ll see how you can get involved and grow your administrative skills. Chances are your boss will be pleased to get the additional administrative support.

Navigating Change with Courtney Clark – Free Webinar For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics is excited to bring Courtney back to this year’s 24th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence where she will present Changing Lanes: Learn Your Change Style and Use It To Your Advantage. The post Navigating Change with Courtney Clark – Free Webinar For Administrative Professionals appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Free Webianrs Interpersonal Skills

Why Good Writing Skills Are Important In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

Do you ever find yourself asking “Why Good Writing Skills Are Important In The Workplace? As you strive for your best during this Administrative Professionals Month, take to heart the importance of a high level of competence in your written communications.

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Administrative Professionals Can Be Courageous

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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.

Core Administrative Skills Always Need Improving

Office Dynamics

I am pretty sure that as you focus on your career this month because of Administrative Professionals Week, you are looking for some awesome earth-shattering, off-the-charts ideas. Now I am going to surprise you by telling you one of the most awesome administrative skills you can work on is being brilliant at the basics. It doesn’t matter how long you have worked in the administrative profession. Designed by Freepik.

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An Invaluable Trait (Administrative Professionalism)

Office Dynamics

Whenever I bring up the topic of professionalism in conferences and workshops, assistants – even at the highest levels – will tell me, “Oh, I know what you mean. I’m professional.” The problem is, many of us get so caught up in the “busyness of business,” as I like to call it, that we may let our high professional standards slide occasionally without even noticing it. There are certain traits and skills that exude professionalism and can help vault your administrative career.

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. Be assertive in a professional fashion.

Happy Administrative Professionals' Day!

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! © Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 22 April, 2009 Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

An Invaluable Trait (Administrative Professionalism)

Office Dynamics

Whenever I bring up the topic of professionalism in conferences and workshops, assistants – even at the highest levels – will tell me, “Oh, I know what you mean. I’m professional.” The problem is, many of us get so caught up in the “busyness of business,” as I like to call it, that we may let our high professional standards slide occasionally without even noticing it. There are certain traits and skills that exude professionalism and can help vault your administrative career.

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills as an administrative assistant without too much effort on your part.

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April 22nd - Administrative Professionals' Day

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! © Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 8 April, 2009 April 22nd - Administrative Professionals Day It often amazes me that a day is set aside for our profession. Administrative professionals usually go about doing their work with little or no recognition. Is your office doing anything for Administrative Professionals Day?

Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event Travel Tips

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. Be assertive in a professional fashion.

For Administrative Professionals, Efficiency Is the Name of the Game: Utilizing Automated Services

Office Dynamics

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.

More Success Tips for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Administrative Professional Today offers practical advice on office efficiency, politics, communication skills, time management, supervisory problems and technology. The monthly issues and weekly electronic forum give special attention to the changing duties of administrative professionals in today’s business environment.

More Success Tips for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Administrative Professional Today offers practical advice on office efficiency, politics, communication skills, time management, supervisory problems and technology. The monthly issues and weekly electronic forum give special attention to the changing duties of administrative professionals in today’s business environment.

Administrative Professionals Day is coming … are you ready?

Office Dynamics

There is one “To Do” your administrative assistant can’t help you with … remembering Administrative Professionals Day, Wednesday, April 25! At Office Dynamics International, we know administrative professionals because that is our singular focus: providing superior, proven, trusted training and resources to build synergy and success! Underneath It All” book by Joan Burge, address advanced competencies built upon the “foundation” skills.

Is shorthand still a relevant skill for a minute taker?

Practically Perfect PA

It was a very handy skill to have! … They would’ve thought that this would be a must have skill to be able to take minutes. It’s a good skill to have, but the traps listed above need to be avoided. The post Is shorthand still a relevant skill for a minute taker?

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Skills required to be a good minute taker

Practically Perfect PA

Not everyone can be a good minute taker – it’s a definite skill and quite often an art, hence the name of my course, The Art of Minute Taking. There are definite skills required to be a good minute taker and I’ve listed some of them below: Listening.

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BREAKING NEWS: Administrative Professionals Book Top On Amazon

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics has exciting news for administrative assistants around the world! This book is also ranked #8 Hot New Release in the Business Skills Category ! Congratulations to the administrative professionals who helped to make this book a reality. This book will be a reference book to the administrative profession for years to come. The book, Who Took My Pen. Again?

You Are More Than Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Having been married to Joan for almost 33 years and seeing her develop her talents to promote this chosen career path, helping the Administrative Professional achieve recognition, goals, and a stature in the work place community I ask that you take a moment and reflect on what I am about to say. Your passion, training, organizational skills, problem solving, and just plain fixing things, carries over from your career to the rest of your life every day.

You Are More Than Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Having been married to Joan for almost 33 years and seeing her develop her talents to promote this chosen career path, helping the Administrative Professional achieve recognition, goals, and a stature in the work place community I ask that you take a moment and reflect on what I am about to say. Your passion, training, organizational skills, problem solving, and just plain fixing things, carries over from your career to the rest of your life every day.

The Top Skills Executives Want From Assistants Today

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics often surveys managers and high-level executives as to the skills, attitudes, and behaviors that are most important for an assistant to possess. Communication skills, both oral and written, are a must-have. Technological skills are a must-have to keep up with the pace and dynamics of the job. A must-have skill when managing your executive’s calendar is to understand your executive must have down time.”.

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Anatomy of an Executive Assistant Infographic

Office Dynamics

This infographic is part of a series celebrating administrative excellence. Assistants go out on a limb so their bosses won’t have to lift a finger. Excellence for them is not just a goal, but a habit.

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Joan and Jasmine Headed To Ohio To Teach The Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership 2 Day Mega Training Event For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Jasmine and I are on our way to Columbus Ohio to teach the Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership 2 day mega-training event for administrative professionals. We had 41 executive and administrative assistants attend from some top companies in Silicon Valley.

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Take Your Seat … At The Executive Table

Office Dynamics

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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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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