Some training suggestions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Quite often I am asked which courses I would recommend for assistants that are just starting in the profession and want to undertake some training to increase their skills and help them move up the career ladder. Not many other professions have that variety of skills.

All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

Our free training programs began in 2009 with the 26 Weeks to Administrative Excellence pre-recorded video program. More free assistant training at your fingertips. You’ll find even more training videos by Joan Burge here.

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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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Corporate Training Exploding and Changing

Small Business Labs

Interesting article on Bersin by Deloitte's site on corporate training.  As the chart below (from the article) shows, after a steep decline during the recession U.S. spending on corporate training has strongly rebounded.

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Must-Have Skills for 2017

Office Dynamics

What are the eight must-have skills for executive and administrative assistants for today? As you enter into 2017, be sure you are equipped with this top-notch skill set. Joan also talks about one bonus skill, tune in to see what it is.

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Employers need more control over training

The Small Business Blog

An overwhelming 93% of the firms recently surveyed by the Confederation of British Industry group Pearson said that they knew best about the training needs of their staff and the skills that they require. Business News managed training services training

How to Improve Your Problem Solving Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

Creative problem-solving skills are required for achieving exceptional performance in most tasks. Creative thinking is not just for certain jobs, such as writing advertising copy or developing entertaining training programs. Related articles. Image via Wikipedia.

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Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010

Andrea Kalli

Check out the great online training lineup for the VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp – and bring along your camp songs! VAClassroom has opened its registration doors to their “Summer Skill Camp 2010″, which will begin on July 6th. 10 in-demand skills over 10 weeks.

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Public Speaking Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Public Speaking Skills Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 6, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. You are less likely to lose your train of thought if you have spent time preparing your speech.

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Time Management Skill: Handling Interuptions Professionally – the Saying No Fallacy

Ian's Messy Desk

For years authors of books and articles about Time Management and leaders of Time Management seminars have suggested numerous simplistic, unrealistic approaches to solving the interruption problem. It is not a sin to have poor telephone and visitor skills and habits, but it is to keep them!

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Communication Skills That Have Impact…Choose The Right Medium

Office Dynamics

How are your communication skills? In his article for CIO.com, Chuck Martin quoted a manager who described face-to-face communication this way: “We need to take vacations from our BlackBerries, computers and voice-mail and get out and talk to everyone in the organization.

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5 Must-Have Skills for Progressive Assistants From Joan’s book, Who Took My Pen… Again?

Office Dynamics

You have the fundamentals down pat and even demonstrate advanced skill sets. What might be missing from your bag of skills? Read blogs, articles and materials written by trend analysts. appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training.

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Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010.

Andrea Kalli

Check out the great online training lineup for the VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp – and bring along your camp songs! VAClassroom has opened its registration doors to their “Summer Skill Camp 2010″, which will begin on July 6th. 10 in-demand skills over 10 weeks.

2010 141

Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International awarded two organizations its Star Achievement Series ® training program (Level 1) in support of Administrative Professionals. To participate, organizations had to submit application materials describing why the training is needed and pledging leadership support.

5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services

The Small Business Blog

As more and more companies turn to managed training services to deliver their training and development requirements, many HR & L&D professionals are wondering whether it is time that their organisation did the same. It can be a tough decision – especially when you already have a pool of highly skilled internal L&D talent which… Read the full article here: 5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Training On-line

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 January, 2009 Training On-line Recently someone asked me a question about training on-line so I thought I would share the answer in a post. I use a place based in Toronto, Canada called Last Minute Training.

How To Train Your Brain

Brilliantly Better

How To Train Your Brain First of all, let me tell you that I was in search for something similar to Lumosity for a long time. Brain Exercises Just like physical exercise, brain training must be performed in a balanced way. Train Brain for Memory: Memory Matrix By far, my favorite game.

Internet Marketing Specialist 2010 Training

Andrea Kalli

Here in 2010, the potential for Virtual Assistants with current and cutting-edge Internet Marketing skills has never been better. 100 Coupon Code: IMST2010 Internet Marketing Specialist 2010 Training Program The course starts April 26 and seats are limited, so take advantage of this offer now.

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Executives and Assistants are Struggling Today

Office Dynamics

[This article was originally posted at Executive Secretary Magazine.]. Read this article in it’s entirety at ExecutiveSecretary.com ]. There is no greater relationship in the workplace than that of an executive and an Assistant.

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From Executive Assistant to CEO

ProAssisting Blog

Here is a key section of the article: He offered her a job as his executive assistant. Posted by Life Coaching Courses on June 24, 2010 Great site and article. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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Ten Tips To Strengthen Your People Skills

Admins4Admins

If you’ve thought that people skills could not be much of an issue in determining your own success on the job, think again. Without flexibility, people skills suffer! Yet most people spend more time doing preventative maintenance on their automobiles than they do on their people skills.

10 Reasons Why Brand Training Is Important For Your Employees

Small Business CEO

Most companies provide initial orientation training, where employees learn about the company’s brand. In this article, we explain why ongoing brand training is important for your employees. Entrepreneurs Human Resources Marketing Sales business brand employee training employees

Internet Marketing Specialist 2010 Training | Internet Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

Here in 2010, the potential for Virtual Assistants with current and cutting-edge Internet Marketing skills has never been better. 100 Coupon Code: IMST2010 Internet Marketing Specialist 2010 Training Program The course starts April 26 and seats are limited, so take advantage of this offer now.

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What a top-level Assistant does…

ProAssisting Blog

From our perspective we don’t believe that an assistant’s role or position is “imperiled&# however we do recognize, as the article details, that the role is evolving due to technology. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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5 tips for Sourcing Employee Training for Small Businesses

The Small Business Blog

autoresponder-marketing.simplycast.com Jason Vickers Stefan, Thanks for the great article. www.bitsofbusinessblog.com Henrik Poulsen Hi Stefan Great article on cash flow, a very important part of any. They will, more often than not, do training for free to groups.

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Are your work communications professional? Are you sure?

ProAssisting Blog

Office Managers E-Learning Modules Outline E-Learning Modules: Part 1 Contact Us Enrollment Login All Posts, Interpersonal Skills, (1) Comments Are your work communications professional? Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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Access the Virtual Events Specialist and Camtasia Training Program.

Andrea Kalli

The problem is that the bulk of these businesses lack the skills, knowledge and time to effectively set-up and implement their Virtual Events. Camtasia is the most widely used video and screencast production software on the web and will be a perfect compliment to your Virtual Events Training.

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Blog-a-Thon Bonus Announcement

Office Dynamics

Example of a Tweet or Facebook Post: This article changed my life [add your favorite article link] #adminblogathon. Be sure to share the blog-a-thon articles each day with your administrative peers and earn those extra entries. BONUS BONUS BONUS!!!

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Training is an Investment in Yourself That No One Can Take Away!

Office Dynamics

When you invest time and money to grow your skill sets, you will take that with you the rest of your life. You might be thinking, "Well I've done pretty well for myself so far without a lot of training.". Tags: Admin Assistant Training

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Training is an Investment in Yourself That No One Can Take Away!

Office Dynamics

When you invest time and money to grow your skill sets, you will take that with you the rest of your life. You might be thinking, "Well I've done pretty well for myself so far without a lot of training.". Admin Assistant Training

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Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

From what I understand, no one else had anything like the portfolio to showcase their skills. Office Dynamics Resources: Career Portfolio Article: EXCLUSIVE DOWNLOAD Career Portfolio.

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Only a rare few administrative professionals have learned to tap into the power of the most advanced leadership skill. She’s witnessed its power first hand and helped hundreds of administrative professionals hone their self-leadership skills.

Top Communication Tips for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

This article was originally posted at Linked.com. While everyone must competently use today’s information technology tools, too many of us are ignoring the proven importance and effectiveness of interpersonal communication skills.

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Tips for Planning Someone Else’s Travel

Office Dynamics

We have included the “MVP” tips in this article, but we want to hear what you do to plan travel. Planning travel for others is no simple matter and administrative professionals know this better than anyone else!

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Do You Have A Problem Saying No?

Office Dynamics

Check out our article: Qualities of a Great Assistant (spoiler – Yes Man/Woman isn’t on the list of qualities). Admin Assistant Training Assertive Communication Skills Conflict Resolution Interpersonal Skills Problem Solving Self Development Uncategorized

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Using social media to empower Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

By doing this you will become aware of what is going on in your industry & profession, potential training / conferences, networking associations, publications to read, awards to enter etc. You need to go to the arrow on the top right hand side of the article and click on save.

Profiles of the Dream Team - The Giver

ProAssisting Blog

I came across an article in a series of articles that talk about “The Dream Team” from a professional perspective and the one that caught my eye -and might be of interest to you- is the one titled “The Giver”. You can find the article HERE.

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How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

The article, Juggling: The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers by Stacy Leitner was originally posted at AGreatDaysWork.com. This article has been shared by permission from the author. .

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Teaching Your Assistant Yields Huge Return on Investment

Office Dynamics

These days, Joan continues to use this principle, not only in her training of Executives and Assistant teams but also in her own work as an Executive seeking to leverage the time and talents of her own Assistant. Related articles: The Most Powerful Person In The Office (Article).

2016 164

No Budget for Training? Do It Yourself

Administrative Arts

Today’s article is a guest post from Wendy Stoneman. In my time with my current employer, I’ve been involved in training a few of our new admins. At some point in their first year they generally ask about training. Can they get some sort of training to improve their skills in a particular software program or office process? An internet search led me to the Adobe site and other sites/blogs specifically designed for training in Adobe products.

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

I would like to address the recent article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal on January 18, 2020 by Rachel Feintzeig regarding The Vanishing Executive Assistant. Office Dynamics specifically focuses on training and development for administrative professionals of all levels.

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OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day

Office Dynamics

This article is part 3 of our conference recap. The training, speaking, coaching and writing Joan devotes herself to, as well as this conference itself, is how she achieves those goals. OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day.

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Administrative Assistants Broaden Your Skillset

Office Dynamics

At our recent Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , I surveyed 350 attendees about the topics they would like me to address at future conferences or training events. Break it into two main areas: Soft skills. Hard skills (be specific). Excellent communication skills.

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