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Administrative Training Pioneer Celebrates Unlikely 25-Year Anniversary

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ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINING PIONEER, OFFICE DYNAMICS INTERNATIONAL, CELEBRATES UNLIKELY 25-YEAR ANNIVERSARY. On Thursday, June 4 th , Office Dynamics International, a trailblazing leader in the field of training and development for administrative professionals, will celebrate its 25 th business anniversary—an immeasurable feat considering the odds stacked against it. Office Dynamics’ experience and expertise in the administrative training industry are unparalleled.

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Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

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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. For example, when assistants ask me which training would be best for them between our conference and World Class Assistant Certification live course, I ask them “What are your goals?” Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events.

What is the Difference Between an Administrative Conference and Administrative Training?

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With the plethora of offerings for administrative training and development, there is also a lot of confusion. I’d like to help you understand better so you can stop asking yourself “what is the difference between an administrative conference and administrative training?” When choosing an administrative conference or training, choose wisely. Skill practice – some Skill practice – ample time to practice newly-learned skills.

Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

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Office Dynamics International awarded two organizations its Star Achievement Series ® training program (Level 1) in support of Administrative Professionals. Office Dynamics International, the globally recognized authority for administrative training and development, made two sizable in-kind donations in the month of March. As a pioneer in the field, Office Dynamics has been a vocal advocate for the education of Administrative Professionals for over 25 years.

BIG Learning: The Invisible Bag of Skills Give Assistants the Edge

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Carrying on with the May theme of BIG learning, today I want to talk to you about the invisible bag of skills, knowledge and information. Administrative and executive assistants will gain a competitive edge when they embrace this mindset. As I conduct my administrative training programs, I teach assistants how to write and give a 3-minute presentation. The post BIG Learning: The Invisible Bag of Skills Give Assistants the Edge appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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How does an executive assistant maintain job security?

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BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. Two years ago, we asked our 240+ administrative conference attendees why they chose the Office Dynamics Conference for Administrative Excellence. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis. Speaking of continued learning – check out this video!

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Office Dynamics International Celebrates 30 Years of Inspiring Administrative Excellence

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administrative training and development. This industry has come a long way since 1990 when administrative-specific training was unheard of. This includes assistants, executives, CEOs, Human Resources professionals, and Learning & Development professionals.

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Job Security for The EA

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BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. Two years ago, we asked our 240+ administrative conference attendees why they chose the Office Dynamics Conference for Administrative Excellence. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis. Speaking of continued learning – check out this video!

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Build Your Workplace Reputation Every Day

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BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. Two years ago, we asked our 240+ administrative conference attendees why they chose the Office Dynamics Conference for Administrative Excellence. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis. Speaking of continued learning – check out this video!

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How does an executive assistant maintain job security?

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BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. Two years ago, we asked our 240+ administrative conference attendees why they chose the Office Dynamics Conference for Administrative Excellence. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis. Speaking of continued learning – check out this video!

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The Vanishing Executive Assistant? My Response

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As a proud former admin and EA, and a current trainer for the administrative community , I have a unique vantage point. The graphs show a clear and steady decline in jobs and stagnant wages for administrative assistant and secretarial jobs.

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New Training and Resources to Office Dynamics in 2019

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Office Dynamics International is the global industry leader in the development and presentation of sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training, coaching, and resources. It is known that we offer a broad range of training, education, peer to peer networking, but this year we are adding even more to our catalog of resources! For the first time ever, we will be introducing the Joan Burge Innovation Award at the 2019 Conference for Administrative Excellence.

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Successful Assistants Combine Left and Right Brain Thinking

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Optimize by: writing BHAGs (big hairy audacious goals); force yourself to quietly sit and map out a plan; follow the rules of success and don’t be afraid to occasionally break the rules; measure your progress and get back on track when you are diverted; discipline yourself to learn the process of achievement and don’t make excuses; give structure to your life where you need to have structure. Learn more and reserve your seat here.

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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. Happy Administrative Professionals Week! One thing I wanted to talk about today is the many skills you develop when you work in the administrative profession. It’s Administrative Professionals Week.

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 launched this training program in San Jose a few weeks ago and it was a huge success. We had 41 executive and administrative assistants attend from some top companies in Silicon Valley. We even had two assistants who flew all the way from Seattle to see us and attend this administrative training.

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The Secret Is Out!

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I am very pleased to announce the title of my new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed. What have I learned over four decades of being in the business world? 28 years as the visionary for the administrative training industry? The secret is out!

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The Administrative Professional: A Vital, Yet Overlooked Contributor

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The administrative role is a noble calling. Administrative professionals are strategic partners in business success. Administrative” cannot be separated from “professional.”. We work each day toward a world where the administrative is highly-valued. A world where assistants are offered training and professional development opportunities without question. Most administrative professionals do not know how to plan their career or manager their development.

Free Webinar Teaches You How to Develop Your Persuasion Skills

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As we celebrate 25 years in business we’re offering a free webinar each month for administrative professionals to continue their skill development and learn more about who we are and what we offer the administrative profession. In this webinar attendees learn: How to identify and articulate objectives for your requests and why it’s a critical first step in creating your “value proposition.”. How administrative assistants can be heard. •

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Are you where you want to be on your career path?

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Attending high quality training sessions and conferences can help develop these skills and guide career progression. Training programmes keep us engaged and curious about the wider working environment and what changes and improvements we can make to benefit us both in our working and personal lives. . To find out more or to book onto the Secretarial, PA and Administrator Conference, please visit our website or call and speak to one of our advisors on 0845 071 2801.

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Leading Certification Provider for Executive and Administrative Assistants Cites Top HR Trends, Celebrates 24th Year

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Founded by CEO Joan Burge, Office Dynamics International reached its 24th year of providing the most trusted certification and training systems for peak performance of administrative professionals. With their deep experience offering training, certification, coaching and educational resources for high performing companies such as Cisco Systems, The Boeing Company, Humana Inc., Admin Assistant Training Current Events Uncategorized

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How to Develop Your Inner Circle, a Webinar Replay with Peggy Vasquez

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For years, Joan Burge has taught Administrative Professionals how to break into the management inner circle by embracing a powerful set of professional principles. In this month’s webinar, Joan is talking to a special guest, Peggy Vasquez, a successful Administrative Professional and author of “Not Just an Admin.” This webinar offers a special “sneak peek” at the topic Peggy will be presenting at the 23rd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence.

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The Power of One

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I hope everyone has recuperated from an exciting Administrative Professionals Week. On Wednesday, April 26 I hosted a Facebook Live where I spoke about what I love about the administrative profession and gave tips on how to shine in the profession. After I said yes to Cindy and we decided on a date, Cindy went into action and enlisted her administrative team. I started administrative training in a few of the companies where I worked. Welcome to May!

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For Immediate Release: Experience the Extraordinary

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Young, fresh, with a new bold look, our website offers haute style for up and coming executive assistants and administrative professionals! We bring you the best of the best with a plethora of bold, modern resources and our passionate commitment to the administrative profession, setting us apart from anyone else. Learning Professionals – Sure-fit resources for administrative professionals will have a positive impact. Experience the Extraordinary!

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How to Respond to Workplace Conflict

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As more companies embrace collaboration, you must learn to work with other people and truly become a team player to get the work done and help your organization be more competitive. Here are 14 strategies taken from my flagship administrative training program, The Star Achievement Series®. You might think talking about conflict is not very motivating, especially to kick off the week.

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Solutions to Travel Planning Problems

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It’s almost enough to break the spirit of the most dedicated administrative professional! In this month’s webinar, administrative training expert Joan Burge is revealing the solution—a brand new way to ease the burden on you and ensure your executive is happy. It’s truly a game changer for administrative professionals! Learning Highlights. As a participant, you will learn…. Learn more about TRAVO as a free travel planning tool at www.travo.com.

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

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Because I wrote this business book for administrative professionals during my husband’s battle with pancreatic cancer. Joan Burge has been a visionary for administrative training and development since 1990. As a one-time highly appreciated Admin herself, she knows how effective finely honed skills are … let me learn how to do it and I’ll do it. She cannot learn what has not yet been discovered. Why are we so passionate about Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month?

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Speaker Lineup Announced for Administrative Assistant Conference 2014

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Office Dynamics International has announced the keynote presenters for its administrative professionals conference , the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, to be held September 30 – October 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our administrative professionals conference is an unprecedented opportunity for the best of the best to learn new competencies and advance their careers, as well as the entire industry, together.”.

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Certain Truths That Never Change In Professional Development

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But there aren’t a lot of things in life I can say I have loved and devoted my life to and been as passionate about as being a visionary for the administrative profession. I have embraced and dedicated my life to being a champion for specialized administrative training and coaching and inspiring excellence in administrative and executive assistants at every level in an organization. Use the ideas in Monday Motivators for topic discussions for lunch and learns.

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Where are all of the Administrative Assistants Hiding?

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Surely they exist because the Bureau of Labor Statistics says there are 4+ million administrative professionals in the U.S. I wonder to myself, “Do many administrative assistants and executive assistants not bring their head out of the sand? Are there really that many administrative assistants who are not interested in growing, learning, and expanding? This is the year and this is the time when administrative professionals worldwide need to make themselves known.

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Where are all of the Administrative Assistants Hiding?

Office Dynamics

Surely they exist because the Bureau of Labor Statistics says there are 4+ million administrative professionals in the U.S. I wonder to myself, “Do many administrative assistants and executive assistants not bring their head out of the sand? Are there really that many administrative assistants who are not interested in growing, learning, and expanding? This is the year and this is the time when administrative professionals worldwide need to make themselves known.

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Mastering Exceptional Leadership, One BOLD Step at A Time! - Joan Burge

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Just before the doors opened into the ballroom in preparation for the kickoff of the 19th Annual Administrative Conference, a fantastic continental breakfast was served outside the ballroom; attendees gathered at café tables and chairs to sip coffee and eat a great breakfast. So each day, they took turns to provide the other team members with information about strengthening or learning about one of the pillars.

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