Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

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We respect the privacy of all registrations and will not be sharing their emails with the group (there were over 1,300 registered) but we do encourage you to exchange your information via the chat box or engage here on the blog in the comments section to get to know each other better. (JF).

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

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IAAP teamed up with Staples to #CelebrateAdmins. and we brought back the April Blog-a-Thon for the Administrative Professional where we gathered here each weekday with a new content post and shared a place for administrative professionals to comment, question and discuss their careers.

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IAAP EFAM: Great Time Meeting New Admins

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It was such fun for me to be back at IAAP's annual convention. I told her the 3 minute version and said I probably should Blog about that some day or do a quick video. More to come on my IAAP EFAM experience this week. I had not attended since the Reno event a few years ago, where I gave 2 presentations. This trip was different in a very fun way. I was at the OfficeArrow.com booth from 8:30 a.m. -

IAAP EFAM: Great Time Meeting New Admins

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It was such fun for me to be back at IAAP's annual convention. I told her the 3 minute version and said I probably should Blog about that some day or do a quick video. More to come on my IAAP EFAM experience this week. I had not attended since the Reno event a few years ago, where I gave 2 presentations. This trip was different in a very fun way. I was at the OfficeArrow.com booth from 8:30 a.m. -

I'm So Scared of Public Speaking - an assistant's perspective

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After reading everyone's comments on Jeff Keller's blog about confronting fear and finding so many of us are afraid of public speaking I decided to do a video blog - face-to-face with all of you so to speak. My experience is with Toastmasters and IAAP involvement, so that is where I decided to place my focus. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Jasmine Freeman Video Blog

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October 15th, Blog Action Day: Poverty

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

I am on holidays, but.

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As most of you know I am a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals ( IAAP ) and apparently we have opened our very first Virtual Chapter. Back on the blog on the 7th. Tags: Rideau Canal first grandchild virtual chapter of IAAP IAAP Merrickville I just got back from a nice boat trip on the Rideau Canal , which for those who don't know is a scenic waterway that runs through Ottawa and the Valley.

Book Review: Complete Office Handbook

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It covers just about everything you would ever come across in today's office and is the only office handbook recommended by the International Association of Administrative Professionals ( IAAP ).

Hello Washington.

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I am guest posting on IAAP's Capital Chapter blog site so I wanted to say hello in case any visitors head over my way. I have been keeping in contact with the newly elected President in Washington (of IAAP that is) over the last year and she asked me to write a post on being a legal assistant. She tells me it will be posted tonight, so you can read it on their blog tomorrow. Again, welcome to my Washington IAAP friends and Happy 4th of July, Patricia.

Career Blogging: A new way of marketing yourself

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This August will be my one-year anniversary of starting my blog. Over 250 articles later and here I am still blogging. What I have learned as a blogger Blogging about your career is an excellent way to present yourself to a potential employer. I would recommend putting your blogspot on your resume under "Accomplishments" with a brief description of what your blog is about. See you on the blog. It is hard to believe it has been a year already.

Joining a Professional Association: Is it Beneficial?

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As I was doing research for other articles on this blog I came across the International Association of Administrative Professionals' website ("IAAP") and was reminded of the advantages of being part of a professional organization. I was previously a member of IAAP when I was at another firm. If you are interested in ordering these or other books, please go to the IAAP website under Education & Training: Educational Products/Bookstore.3

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

Guest Blog by Alexis Bonari: 10 Easy Ways to Check and Maximize.

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

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A guest blog entry by Nancy Fraze. “It’s Being a member of IAAP is a great place! Bring business cards to an event or IAAP meeting, and set a goal to get or give a certain number before or after the meeting. She is Poet Laureate for the Town of Danville; a frequent contributor to the Northern California IAAP Chapter newsletter and a member of its Newsletter Committee. It’s all in who you know.” How often have you heard that stated?

Balancing Professionalism and Friendship in the Office: Guest Blog by Elaine Hirsch

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We aren't in the same office anymore, but we now meet monthly to go to our local chapter's IAAP dinner meeting and then spend the drive home catching up on what each of us is up to. I thought this was an interesting post about office friendships. I tend to keep my personal and office life separate, but I do have many friends today that I first met while working together. I worked with one of my friends over 30 years ago.

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets ALL WORK NO PLAY, ALL PLAY NO WORK When I told my boss I had started a blog and was naming it Laughing All The Way to Work, he didn’t get it and said, "That doesn’t sound very professional Patricia."

Hearing the Message

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She was profiled in the March 2012 issue of Executive Secretary magazine, and has guest-blogged for All Things Admin®, Office Dynamics®, and the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). Hearing the Message.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK ON THE IMAGE Subscribe To Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments Subscribe to the blog here Search This Blog Loading. Thank you so much and I intend to come back to your blog often.

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets I will add it to my Favourites on the side bar of the blog under Addressing Dignitaries Protocol for everyones convenience, but I would suggest you add it to your own Favourites as well.

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK ON THE IMAGE Subscribe To Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments Subscribe to the blog here Search This Blog Loading. Thank you so much and I intend to come back to your blog often.

Magazines for the Administrative Assistant

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I just got my new issue of OfficePro (the IAAP magazine for office professionals) and it was a great read on the bus the last few mornings. The last two topics have been on my mind lately and I had wanted to write in the blog about them so it was interesting to read these articles. If you are already a member of IAAP the magazine comes as part of your membership.

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

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IAAP International Association of Administrative Professionals – The largest association for administrative professionals. BONUS: @OfficeDynamics , if you like our blog you will love our tweets! Twitter was founded March 21, 2006.

Administrative Profession Highlighted on Fox 17 in Grand Rapids

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Joan will be speaking at the IAAP event this evening in Grand Rapids. Career Management Executive BlogJoan Burge is on the move and bringing attention to administrative professionals everywhere. Just this morning Joan was spotted on Fox 17 in Grand Rapids, MI. Joan Burge in the morning news with Fox 17 in Grand Rapids, MI. Email jfreeman@officedynamics.com for details.

Administrative Profession Highlighted on Fox 17 in Grand Rapids

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Joan will be speaking at the IAAP event this evening in Grand Rapids. Tags: Career Management Executive Blog Joan Burge is on the move and bringing attention to administrative professionals everywhere. Just this morning Joan was spotted on Fox 17 in Grand Rapids, MI. Joan Burge in the morning news with Fox 17 in Grand Rapids, MI. Email jfreeman@officedynamics.com for details.

Is Your Company Secretly Failing At Employee Recognition?

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In celebration of IAAP’s Administrative Professionals Week , OfficeTeam is offering a free webinar, “Developing Your ‘It’ Factor: Enhancing Your Professional Image and Marketability,” on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 , at 11 a.m.

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I'm So Scared of Public Speaking - an assistant's perspective

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After reading everyone's comments on Jeff Keller's blog about confronting fear and finding so many of us are afraid of public speaking I decided to do a video blog - face-to-face with all of you so to speak. My experience is with Toastmasters and IAAP involvement, so that is where I decided to place my focus. Admin Assistant Training Jasmine Freeman Video Blog

Contest!

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

On the job tips for new Admins.

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets I started this blog to share the knowledge I had picked up over the years either from other administrative assistants, my bosses or from trial and error. That is, until I happened upon your blog.

The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

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The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development.

Why I love my job?

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

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Managing your Boss's Inbox

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Hi Patricia ~ Good blog article with some great tips! FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK ON THE IMAGE Subscribe To Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments Subscribe to the blog here Search This Blog Loading.

Tips For a Memorable Office Gift Exchange

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Organizing an office gift exchange can be an opportunity to create meaningful memories with your coworkers, or, as a recent article on The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) blog makes clear, a potential minefield of stress and unintentional offense.

Introducing Guest Blogger Kemetia Foley

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I invited Kemetia Foley to guest blog on Laughing all the way to Work a few weeks ago after going on her blog and reading her article on secretaries in the media. Here is a bio of who she is and her guest blog will follow. She currently serves as an officer of the Capital Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) in Washington, DC. Kemetia’s areas of core expertise include Training, Blog Writing, and Public Speaking.

We don't know what we don't know

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets I love your blog.

Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

Whose meeting is it anyway?

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

Admin Buddies

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

The importance of having someone to talk to

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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! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets