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Educating Students for the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Two interesting articles caught our eye last week and both had to do with the gig economy and education. gig economy

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Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help

Office Dynamics

No matter how big or small your business is, it can benefit greatly from offering employees continuing education benefits. Online Education.

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Udacity Blitz: Bridging the Gap Between Online Education and Work

Small Business Labs

This has a number of advantages for both the contractor graduates of Udacity's education programs and the firms hiring Udacity project teams. 

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5 Business Lessons to Adopt from Innovative Technology Companies

Office Dynamics

Even today, technology companies are on the forefront of business best practices. Technology companies are defined by their expertise.

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Employee Education Questions: Onsite or Offsite Training?

Small Business CEO

The questions are many: What exactly should the subject matter include? Who should teach the materials? Onsite vs. Offsite Training: The Pros and Cons.

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

The main thing about getting buy in for anything is to speak the language of your boss and company and highlight the ROI (Return on Investment).

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Every Company Is a Publishing Company

Daily Writing Tips

The answer, for some companies, is to require employees to have one or more colleagues review letters and emails before they are sent out. Even if the only text the recipient sees is a business card, an invoice, or an email, the company’s reputation is on the line — on every line. Is this issue such a big deal? Business Writing

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

You gain reputational prowess within your company. Identifying the best administrators can also be a tough task for talent managers.

How to turn an assistant into a career EA

Practically Perfect PA

I had sat in meetings with Directors and Chairman of companies and picked up numerous business skills that many of my colleagues didn’t possess.

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Incorporating Millennials Into Your Company

Small Business CEO

However, if your company is going to have longevity, you’ll need to capture the attention of millennials and incorporate them into your company.

How The Alternative Work Schedule Can Help Your Company

Small Business CEO

As a small business owner, you’re always looking for ways to keep operating costs down while retaining people, right?

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Is Your Company Secretly Failing At Employee Recognition?

Office Dynamics

Managers and workers were asked, “ How effective do you think your company is at recognizing employees for good performance? Workers.

How do you make your boss successful?

Practically Perfect PA

Pin It. I was chatting to a friend of a friend the other night and was asked that all important question ‘what do you do?’ Information is king.

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How 1 Year Can Make a Huge Difference in a Career

On The Job

Another reason may be that an employer is unable to find an employee who fits the company's culture and growth plans. Some estimates now show 4.4

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Large Companies Recovering - Small Businesses Still in Recession

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. small business sector.  But

Some training suggestions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Firstly, let’s have a look at a few training options for those that do not want to spend too much of their company’s money! Books!

Spotlight on assistant resources: Square Meal Venues and Events Live

Practically Perfect PA

For most assistants working in the UK the Square Meal website and guide is a well-loved and trusted resource. Square Meal Venues and Events Live.

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Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Admins Part 4

Practically Perfect PA

Interviews admin assistants EA Education and Training Executive Assistant Interview questions Job hunting PA Virtual Assistant ” 2.

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators

Practically Perfect PA

I thoroughly enjoyed my time in this role and learnt a great deal but was fortunate to be targeted for my next role at BMS where I am currently Executive Assistant to the COO, CFO and Company Secretary”. Don’t make the frustrating aspect personal to anyone, make it about the company environment. “ Tell me about yourself?

Laptop pregame: What to do to your company laptops before you give them to employees

Small Business CEO

Giving employees company laptops is a great way to allow for maximum productivity both in and out of the office. Firewall Protection.

Are you where you want to be on your career path?

Practically Perfect PA

Research suggests that the role of the PA is constantly evolving. Identifying the skills you need for success can be half the battle.

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The Bribery Act – what do assistants need to know?

Practically Perfect PA

How do most companies do this? What should your company be doing? What is the Bribery Act? So how does this affect Business?

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Administrative Training Pioneer Celebrates Unlikely 25-Year Anniversary

Office Dynamics

Procter & Gamble, Nationwide Insurance, Kindred Healthcare, and Chevron Corporation (among other Fortune 500 companies). says Burge.

Travel Itineraries

Practically Perfect PA

If the Director is working from another of my company’s office but it just happens to be in a different county I ensure they have everything on their outlook as I normally would if they were in the UK and I don’t include any meeting details in their itinerary. A detailed itinerary, constructed by you, will help them enormously.

How to Educate Your Employees About Going Green

Eco-Office Gals

More and more companies are beginning to understand the importance of implementing these kinds of practices into your company.

Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

This is great if your company doesn’t have many video conference calls or only have one room with video conference kit. [Show as slideshow]. Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone. Over the last year I’ve had it stolen … twice! Here are a few of my favourites: Travel. FlightTrack: £2.99 or £6.99 for Pro version. TripIt: Free.

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

This is great if your company doesn’t have many video conference calls or only have one room with video conference kit. [Show as slideshow]. Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone. Over the last year I’ve had it stolen … twice! Here are a few of my favourites: Travel. FlightTrack: £2.99 or £6.99 for Pro version. TripIt: Free.

2012 30

The Growth of Private Company Stock Exchanges

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. billion; - Twitter at $2.2

Does Your Business Need To Use A Transcription Company?

Small Business CEO

For most people, documenting and paperwork are some of their least favorite tasks, even though they might be vital for the company to remain compliant.

Wisconsin, Illinois Companies Feeling the Recovery

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Please try again.

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators Part 2

Practically Perfect PA

I would strongly advise that at the very least spend some time looking at the Company’s website to gain an understanding of what they do. If you have a personal connection to the Company make sure to let the interviewer know. What do you think you can contribute to this company? Here is part 2… 1.

Why educate women – isn't it a waste of resources? | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Forex Robot : Take Your Company Public In Less Than 10 Days? Why educate women – isn’t it a waste of resources? Do you think.

Small Business Labs: The Growth of Private Company Stock Exchanges

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. billion; - Twitter at $2.2

How to Co-invest In Your Future

Office Dynamics

I find this amazing as investing in your education is the best investment you can make. And most often, they did. But that is a short-term view.

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Is Profanity In The Office Tolerable or Terror?

Office Dynamics

Question: “I am an administrative assistant at a very large company and my cubicle is right outside the door of one of the directors.

College May Not be for Everyone, but Education is

The Office Professionals Place

Getting educated can be as easy as 1-2-3-4-5-6! Check with your local educational institution for scheduling and times. Do your homework.

What Can Employers Do About The Student Loan Crisis?

Dumb Little Man

An Educated Workforce Is Better For The Economy. Our economy actually does better when more people are better educated. percent. Source.

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Why You Should Relocate to Raleigh

Job Advice Blog

Several companies, including some of our out of state clients, have turned their eyes to Raleigh for their new projects. Jobs Housing both huge corporations and thriving startups, every engineer or computer scientist should learn about Raleigh and consider a move.

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Is Your Education Useless? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

69 Responses to “Is Your Education Useless?&# If you want to improve your mind, than I think there is no substitute for a quality education. I think my life experiences have provided me with the best education possible – and I’m still learning, every single day. So in that way, my full education is useful.

Answers to "Why Are You Looking for a New Job?"

On The Job

There are other variations, such as "Why do you want to work for this company?" "Why are you looking for a new job?" Promote your abilities.

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