Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

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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

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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.

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.

Happy Administrative Professionals Week! An Admirable Profession

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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.

Administrative Professionals Week Instagram Challenge #AdminProud

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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.

A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals

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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. The Gillie Watson Story. May 21, 2018.

It’s COOL to be an Administrative Professional

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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

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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 Day Gifts – What They Really Want

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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.

Welcome to Office Life (for administrative professionals)

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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.

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

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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.

How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

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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

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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

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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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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!

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

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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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Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

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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.

An Invaluable Trait (Administrative Professionalism)

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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.

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?

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.

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.

Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event Travel Tips

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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.

More Success Tips for Administrative Professionals

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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?

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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.

Skills required to be a good minute taker

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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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Is shorthand still a relevant skill for a minute taker?

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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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BREAKING NEWS: Administrative Professionals Book Top On Amazon

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

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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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7 Ways to Position Yourself as an Admin Leader

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As a proud former administrative professional , I’ve always enjoyed being a part of the admin community. Today, I am still a true supporter of administrative professionals. As an Admin Leader, you also stand to gain a lot personally and professionally.

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The Future of the Administrative Profession

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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. Demonstrate your leadership skills.

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The Top 3 Skills That Make Administrative Assistants Stand Out

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Administrative professionals are always asking us what it takes to really stand out in the workplace. It will boost your confidence and your professional presence. Hone Your Professional Trademark. When Joan presents training, she always receives similar feedback: People think she is “poised, polished and professional.”. These three words are what people think when they hear Joan’s name—it’s her professional trademark, you might say.

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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.

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Leadership Skills for Executive Assistants

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Every executive assistant and administrator can be a leader and should be a leader. So while you might be nervous speaking in front of your peers or other colleagues, it is imperative that you develop this skill. It really weakens your professional image.

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Why should assistants choose to continue enhancing their skills?

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As a savvy executive or administrative assistant you’ll want to maintain your competitive advantage while building increasing your chances of future success. Why Be a Star-Performing Executive or Administrative Assistant? Why should assistants choose to continue enhancing their skills?

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