5 Reasons to Attend Office Dynamics World Class Assistant Course

Office Dynamics

Joan Burge, founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International is the creator of the World Class Assistant course and has helped men and women from around the world get their CWCA designation. At the WCA live class, you will be fully immersed in your learning. 4: Intimate class size.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills as an administrative assistant without too much effort on your part.

2019 236

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Free Webinar Teaches You How to Develop Your Persuasion Skills

Office Dynamics

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. We have about 5 spaces left for our fall 2015 class.

2015 216

The New Serfs and the End of the Middle Class

Small Business Labs

The New Serfs :    If current trends continue, the fastest growing class will be the permanently property-less. The Yeomanry :  In neo-feudalist California, the biggest losers tend to be the old private sector middle class.

2013 235

The Skill Every Assistant Needs

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

Skills 200

Will the New Artisan Economy Save the Middle Class?

Small Business Labs

How Technology Wreaks the Middle Class covers the growing concern that automation and technology is replacing many middle class jobs. The good news is the article's authors see growing opportunities for a new class of middle class jobs. Key quote: middle-skill jobs that survive will combine routine technical tasks with abstract and manual tasks in which workers have a comparative advantage — interpersonal interaction, adaptability and problem-solving.

2013 192

Why You Need Good Writing Skills To Survive College

Dumb Little Man

Although, you haven’t signed up for an English class, you might be surprised that many subjects require a lot of writing works. The post Why You Need Good Writing Skills To Survive College appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Anyone can write. But not everyone can write well.

2015 276

Which secretary skills are worth keeping?

Practically Perfect PA

I particularly liked her parent’s suggestion of taking a typing class so that Lynn ‘had something to fall back on’ Speaking to assistants a generation or two older than mine I get the sense that some of them took secretarial courses as something to fall back on.

Skills 231

Building on your skills

Loosely Speaking

Professionally, it’s time to review your skills and make upgrades to your professional toolbox. AZVAs introduces professional development classes for VAs. Ensure your place in this class by signing up right away!

2009 210

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.

2017 172

Leadership Skills for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

One thing that bugs me as a 22-year corporate trainer trying to instill confidence in administrative professionals is when I am teaching a class whereby I have assigned leaders for each table and they delegate their role to another person at their table instead of taking on the role themselves.

Skills 245

What World-Class Salespeople Do That You Don’t

The Solopreneur Life

The info about what world-class salespeople do is coming up.). Learn to Sell in One Week, Without Taking a Class. The good news — great news, actually — is you can learn to sell well and be comfortable selling, without taking a class or buying a book.

2014 152

The Top 3 Skills That Make Administrative Assistants Stand Out

Office Dynamics

You have to dive deep within yourself to develop that “World Class” status that executives are looking for in their assistants. As you can see, these skills go beyond the basics. There is much to learn regarding advanced skills for assistants. These are just a few of the topics we cover in the World Class Assistant™ Certification and Professional Designation program. It’s designed to help you stand out and develop the master-level skills you need to become World Class.

2017 166

10 Classes of Careless Usage

Daily Writing Tips

Take a writing or editing class, whether offered as part of a university’s regular curriculum or as a continuing-education course. Get a friend or a colleague whose writing or editing skills you respect to look over shorter pieces for you and flag grammar and usage errors.

2013 112

Boost Your Success by Improving Your Speaking Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Boost Your Success by Improving Your Speaking Skills appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There was a student who dropped a course five times because he hated speaking in front of the class. This reflects your level of communication skills and acumen.

2014 232

The Rise of the Skills Training/Job Placement Industry

Small Business Labs

  The problem is a mismatch between job skills and job openings. In response to this problem a rapidly growing industry focused on providing skills training and job placement has emerged. The current employment picture is quite interesting.

2015 206

Must-Have Skill for Executive and Administrative Assistants At All Levels

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

2014 240

10 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills

Daily Writing Tips

When you have paid for a class and/or scheduled time for attend classes or workshop sessions, you’re more likely to persevere, and completing assignments and projects will help you establish and/or maintain your writing discipline. Original post: 10 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills.

2019 109

Adulting Isn’t Just Instagramming Your Dinner – Soft Skills For Millennials

Dumb Little Man

It turns out there is a whole other set of skills- soft skills- that Millennials are lacking, and that is holding them back. What Are Soft Skills? But the soft skills employers are most looking for are: Creative Thinking. Intercultural Skills. Adulting Classes.

2017 208

Skills Assistants Need In The New Age

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

Skills 130

Top Five Skills To Develop In College That Can Help You Get Your Dream Job

Dumb Little Man

You need to have a particular skill set that fits their needs. Some students may learn professional skills by reading “ management books by reputed authors “, watching videos on these subjects or latching on to management gurus. Now, if you are wondering what exact skills can help you in getting your dream job, read on. Leadership skills. In life, you need to demonstrate leadership skills where applicable. Collaborative skills.

2017 158

10 Tools To Improve Your Business Writing Skills and Grow In Your Career

Dumb Little Man

Succeeding in the workplace involves a mix of many different skills but the one you probably forget about is writing. Here are 10 tools that will help you improve your business writing skills and put you on the fast track in your profession.

2016 188

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

Office Dynamics

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. These attendees were very happy they had been through presentation skills classes with me. Hello Monday Motivators!

2014 187

10 Basic Life Skills You Should Have

Simple Productivity Blog

I’ve been working with my Brownie troop as they prepare to make the transition into the Junior Girl Scouts, and we are focused on learning specific skills with them. I learned how to do this in my 9th grade Government class (thanks, Mr. K!).

Skills 242

5 Powerful Communication Strategies for Assistants

Office Dynamics

I was inspired today to share with you 5 powerful communication strategies for assistants that I often teach in my World Class Assistant Certificate Program. content derived from the World Class Assistant Certificate Program) .

2015 248

The Skills You Need to be Great Boss

On The Job

That means you show leadership abilities such as good communication skills, an ability to stay focused on getting things done and a desire to help others to succeed, he says. Hone your communication skills. Most people I know like to complain about their bosses.

Skills 228

Must-Have Skill for Executive and Administrative Assistants At All Levels

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

2014 130

How Assistants Manage Their Workload (and all the extras, like training!)

Office Dynamics

This week I am presenting the World Class Assistant Certificate Program (Parts 1 and 2) at Nationwide Insurance. to get some work done before showing up for class and after putting in a full day of learning, goes back to her desk and works until 6:00 p.m.

2015 258

Persuasion Skills – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Office Dynamics

Persuasion skills for the administrative assistant. How familiar are you with persuasion skills? We need to be able to work with, and for, just about everybody in order to achieve world class performance. So what are ways to build your persuasion skills that are good?

Skills 157

Enlarge Your Presence

Office Dynamics

I am just coming back to the office this week after an incredible week of teaching World Class Assistant to some amazing ladies. During my training, I give ample time for attendees to use their creativity, skill practice, and stretch out of their comfort zones.

2016 176

Bridge the Generational Communication Gap

Office Dynamics

This is something we cover in great depth at our World Class Assistant™ Certification course in Las Vegas. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Motivators Self Development administrative assistant baby boomers communication gap communication skills gen-xers generational communication Joan Burge millenials Monday Motivators nexters veterans world class assistant

2017 135

7 Tips for Executive Assistants Who Want To Be More Assertive

Office Dynamics

Again, use positive communication skills. Benefits of Attending the World Class Assistant Certificate Program (as shared by course participants). Select Your World Class Assistant Training Dates Today. Do you want to be more assertive?

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Do Online Classes Make Sense for.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, July 20, 2009 Do Online Classes Make Sense for Your Career? Some schools spread their classes out over traditional school schedules.

2009 130

I am proud to be an “EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT…because miracle worker is not a job title”!

Office Dynamics

As the years passed, I raised my children as a working Mom while adding new skills, learning new technologies, etc. I experienced a few bumps in the road but felt fairly secure that I was good at what I did and had all the skills necessary to be successful.

2016 193

Emotional Intelligence for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

This definitely is a skill every assistant needs to know. This is a skill you can use every single day! In our World Class Assistant course, we cover this topic and participants work on real work world case studies. I am confident in my skills and aware of my weaknesses.

2019 228

Looking Forward – Skills to Learn for 2011 and Beyond?

Office Dynamics

Consider taking on learning these new skills: Foreign Language: Learn Spanish. I have a hunch it is going to be THE most important skill in the next twenty years, not just for administrative professionals - but all professions. A guest blog post by Kemetia Foley, CPS/CAP.

2011 132

Looking Forward – Skills to Learn for 2011 and Beyond?

Office Dynamics

Consider taking on learning these new skills: Foreign Language: Learn Spanish. I have a hunch it is going to be THE most important skill in the next twenty years, not just for administrative professionals - but all professions. A guest blog post by Kemetia Foley, CPS/CAP.

2011 130

A Case for Technical Grammar Skills

Daily Writing Tips

While I was studying English in college (I later opted for a more practical course of study, and graduated with a degree in theater arts), one of the classes I took dealt with grammar. Pass out mimeographed copies of his manuscript for a grammar textbook — do you care to carbon-date the year I took this class? Original Post: A Case for Technical Grammar Skills.

Give Your Business a Boost with Continuing Education

Tips From T. Marie

Those in the legal or health care fields come to mind first, but teachers, real estate professionals and even beauticians are required to take classes to keep abreast of their industries and keep their certifications. There are many careers that require continuing education.

2011 151

Perfect Your Small Business Skills With Open Courseware

Small Business CEO

While yes it is true that one doesn’t need a Masters of Business Administration degree in order to run and manage a successful small business, the leadership and business skills one learns pursuing an MBA can in fact help one launch their business to even further heights.

2011 85

Side Gig Ideas to Supplement Your Home Business during the Pandemic

Tips From T. Marie

Here are a few side gig ideas to supplement your home business during the pandemic: Teach others how to use online communication systems like Zoom , Eyeson , Slack and Teams via webinar or recorded video class. Has the current pandemic had an adverse effect on your home business income?

2020 152

Should You Go Back to School?

On The Job

But maybe you have skills that can be redirected in other ways." For example, if you've been a writer and find opportunities waning, consider turning your communication skills to social media, a hot industry these days, Hawkins says.

2011 201

Top Communication Tips for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

(Excerpt from Office Dynamics’ World Class Assistant™ Certificate Program). 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.

2015 250