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. I always say that it is extremely important for assistants to attend training courses throughout the year. We have to be experts at IT, we have to have great people skills and we have to be assertive and confident to be able to handle all of the daily tasks asked of us!

Executives and Assistants are Struggling Today

Office Dynamics

[This article was originally posted at Executive Secretary Magazine.]. There is no greater relationship in the workplace than that of an executive and an Assistant. I can honestly say that because of my experience in the administrative profession for 20 years in a variety of organizations. During my administrative career, I was fortunate to work with three outstanding executives who truly saw me as their strategic partner.

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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Accelerated Assistant

Office Dynamics

OfficePRO Magazine (Mentioned by attendees during the chat in webinar). In our program today we talked about seven ways to become an accelerated assistant. Below you will find our replay link, program notes, certificate download and access to our deal of the day. If you haven’t already registered for our 12 Days of Christmas Webinar Series, you can register here. Links to the programs will be sent daily. Watch the Replay for The Accelerated Assistant. Program Notes for Webinar.

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Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Executive Secretary Magazine and social profiles. The How and Why of Creating a Career Portfolio (Executive Secretary Magazine Article). 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! After all, leaders are the people we work for, right?

7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

Clients include Microsoft, Boeing, P&G and her work has been featured in Success and Working Mother Magazines. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Communication Skills Difficult People Self Development Workplace Tools #careeradvice administrative professional clarity Colette Carlson communicate executive assistant speak up workplace communications

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Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit. Wow, what a fabulous April! Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year?

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Podcast 121: The pop out effect

Clutter Coach

Still, I assert that you can use the strategy to help you keep your space tidier. I’m talking about things like a stack of mail or some random magazines or some stuff you pulled out of your pocket or purse and just stuck there. If you can train your visual mind to recognize a handful of items that do not belong on the kitchen table but often appear there, you can zero in on them visually and scoop them up. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ?

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