Are you a networked PA?

Practically Perfect PA

The word networking can strike fear, horror and / or joy into the best of us. Networking is without a doubt a valuable skill set and resource tool but for many it can involve going outside our comfort zone when confronted with the notion of chatting to a complete stranger.

A guide to networking

Practically Perfect PA

Whether you’re networking online or face-to-face, it can play a vital role in securing your next job opportunity. Networking the old-fashioned way, face-to-face, is still an important route to building lasting connections with people that can benefit your career. Offline networking.

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Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few years there are plenty more online communities and in more recent times we have taken networking to a whole new level with local networks, organised by assistants, springing up all over the place. First up we have the Edinburgh PA Network. About the network….

20 great networking questions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

With The Office* Show coming up in a few weeks I’ve been thinking about my networking plan for the few days that I am there. It was quite a detailed post about my networking experiences so do check it out if you are going to any events this year.

A business case outline for an internal PA network

Practically Perfect PA

People are undoubtedly the best asset of every firm and having a PA network will help confirm that PA’s are an important and integral part of the organisation. Some potential ideas for a network are: Create a dedicated electronic forum in order to share best practice and information.

4 Rude Networking Behaviors

On The Job

I'm one of those people who has written many times about the values of networking. For all I know, networking leads to better digestion and clearer skin. But one thing I'm really tired of is rude networkers. You may be a rude networker if you: 1.

Is Your Networking Fishy Enough?

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? One I would add would be to blog as we. Is Your Networking Fishy Enough?

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Social Networking Tips. Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage.

7 Social Networking Dos and Don’ts

Office Organization Success

One area where business owners are seeking more and more support in is that of social networking – they find it overwhelming and don’t know what to do, so engage the services of a social media expert to manage it for them. Whilst on the surface this strategy sounds great there is one major flaw with it – social networking is a way for YOU to engage with your audience and networks so that they can get to know YOU, not your assistant! Link to a recent blog post or article.

Promote Your Business and Promote Yourself By Using Your Blog for Networking

Dumb Little Man

I’m probably preaching to the choir here, but one of the most powerful vehicles for getting ahead in business or in your career today is through blogging. . Throw in the fact that blogging is dirt cheap and you have a winning combination.

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Social Networking Tips. Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage.

Six Easy Networking Tips for Introverts

Dumb Little Man

When I’ve been to networking events, I’ve found it incredibly helpful to have some established friends there already. Try: Forums or similar on the event’s website Twitter – search for the name of the event Blog posts – is anyone you know going? The same applies to networking.

The importance of networking

The Small Business Blog

In case any more evidence was needed that the way we do business has changed since the financial meltdown in 2008, take a look at the growing importance of business networking as a way of building new relationships and earning money. Whether it is networking through social media or even in person, our business relationships… Read the full article here: The importance of networking on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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

Office Dynamics

A guest blog entry by Nancy Fraze. “It’s Perhaps you’re one of the lucky few who network (think, “build relationship”) easily and with hardly a thought. For some people, building a solid network of colleagues and helpful professionals comes naturally. But for many, networking doesn’t come so easily. [It’s The great thing is that networking is a “soft skill” that can be learned by anyone. Networking comes under the heading of a life-long skill builder.

7 Deadly Entrepreneurial Networking Mistakes

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

A great network is the foundation of every successful entrepreneurial career. To cut the preamble short: This quick-and-dirty article breaks down the seven most deadly networking mistakes I see all sorts of (otherwise smart) entrepreneurs making. Network for Direct Sales.

Is Your Business Blogging?

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? One I would add would be to blog as we. Is Your Business Blogging?

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How Online Blogging Is Influencing Business Trends

Dumb Little Man

Nowadays, online blogging is one of the most useful strategies for attracting traffic and customers. Most businesses take advantage of their blogs in order to leverage their customers and increase their brand awareness. 5) Online Blogging + Social Media = PROFIT.

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Getting more out of your networking

The Small Business Blog

A colleague of mine, Barclay Thompson of Clear Business Development, shared the following link (from Nigel Botterill called Networking – The Surest Way to Stay Poor?) Following that we met up for coffee earlier today to talk about blogging, which I do quite a bit of, and a general catch… with me the other day.

Repurpose Your Articles: Link your article to your Social Networking Profile(s)

Office Organization Success

In a previous post I shared how you can repurpose your current articles by posting them to your blog – this will generate more traffic to your website and encourage new subscribers to your list. Don’t just leave it there though, ensure that your social networks know about your article too! If you’re active on Facebook and Twitter and other social networking sites, create a link to your newly posted blog article and let your social networks read your article too.

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3 Tips for Including Links in Your Small Business Blogs

Small Business CEO

Blogging for business is a great way to bring more visitors to your website, build fodder for your social media posts, create a network with your customers, and ultimately get yourself a larger revenue stream. However, blogging is a lot more than typing words out on your keyboard.

10 Hard Truths About Blogging

Dumb Little Man

With job satisfaction rates at record lows and more and more people looking to enjoy a higher quality of life, millions of people are desperately trying to leave their miserable jobs and are flocking to the world of blogging and Internet marketing. However, blogging is not the quickest way.

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McKinsey spotlights The Networked Enterprise

BioTeams

We call this new kind of company The Networked Enterprise ". Read The rise of the networked enterprise: Web 2.0 Read The Networked Enterprise Book by Ken Thompson - published in June 2008! New McKinsey research shows that a payday could be arriving faster than expected. "A

9-5 or 5-9? Does It Really Matter? | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? One I would add would be to blog as we. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Discover the One Key Thing that is Killing Your Business Networking #business #productivity

Productive & Organized

  If very few business owners are able to effectively follow up after networking with someone, shouldn't that be a "no brainer" thing for you to get into place today? Productive networking is about more than collecting cards. 

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Feisty Enterprise Tip #12: Get Into Networks That Give You Know-How and Fun

The Small Business Blog

Choose carefully with your business networks. Informal networks may be best. Most business networking meetings are an absolute waste of time. It doesn’t matter whether they are online or offline, time is the one resource you cannot afford to waste.

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

Office Dynamics

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. So what do we do now that the blog-a-thon is over?

How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Productive & Organized

When you attend tradeshows or networking meetings, do you later experience the business card pile up? They are designed for trade shows, conferences, seminars and networking with plenty of extra features. 5 MORE ENTRIES: Write about this giveaway on your own blog.

Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Join our April Blog-A-Thon. In honor of Administrative Professionals Week (4/20 – 4/24) and Office Dynamics 25th Year in business educating administrative professionals and their executives, we are bringing back our Blog-a-Thon. Feel free to respond to our blogs every day!

Personal Growth Is Your Responsibility

Office Dynamics

<Guest Blog Post by Judi Moreo> One of the biggest assets any Administrative Assistant can have is the understanding that her personal growth is her responsibility. You can grow a great deal as well by networking. This will help you build your network.

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3 Rules For Live Music At Corporate Events

The Small Business Blog

Live music, unlike a continuous soundtrack from a playlist, is a far more impressive way to add music to a corporate party or networking… Read the full article here: 3 Rules For Live Music At Corporate Events on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Hired, then abandoned–how to become part of the team?

Office Dynamics

Take a moment to read her question and let us know what you think in the comments of this blog. This month’s question from our friends at The Admin Pro Forum is from Maddy who is struggling to become part of the team at her new office.

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

Don’t forget that comments received in April 2016 are entered to win prizes in our Administrative Professional Blog-a-Thon ! In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career.

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Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

If you are an assistant reading this blog, check off the ones that describe you. If you are a manager reading this blog, check off the ones that apply to your administrative partner. Great networking skills. What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant?

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Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? One I would add would be to blog as we. E-Mail me or follow me.

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25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Write your own blog and put the link in your profile. Check updates from your network as you may spot opportunities which may be perfect for you or other connections. Tag on media at the bottom of your summary profile (videos, pdf, blogs, etc.) Congratulations!

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Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge. May 7, 2015. 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific Time. Register Now, It’s a free event! Working women hold a unique position in our society.

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Anatomy of an Executive Assistant Infographic

Office Dynamics

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. This infographic is part of a series celebrating administrative excellence.

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Learn Why Social Networks Fail

Catch Friday

A lot of networkers on Ecademy are super people who have a. Business Scene, Steven Healey and some friends who have stayed friends, even despite my having been booted off that network for my sarcasm and naiviety. the rage was selling, and the sheer exhibitionism of the blogs was.

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

Office Dynamics

Without a trusted support network—an “inner circle” of people to share their wisdom, experience, and belief in you—the road to success is elusive, if not impossible. Hint: It’s not just about “networking” for a new job!

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Assistants! Get the most out of attending an event

Practically Perfect PA

Conferences, training and networking events can be equally as daunting especially when you are attending on your own and have to join in group activities and network with strangers.As Some people I’ve met over the years are fabulous at networking and find it very easy and normal.

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