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Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

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They are likely to tip the scale in their favor when the time comes to present a candidate to you. With the development of social networks and eCommerce as a whole, there’s been a 344% increase in demand for information researchers since the early 2010s. AI tools such as Deloitte’s LaborWise can provide managers with analytics to recognize high-cost locations, roadblocks and even supply information about which departments are overworked or understaffed.

2020 172

The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

The Office Professionals Place

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job I was reading a blog today about how a boss and an employee got into a heated argument that started in a morning meeting and then escalated into the afternoon. Need a speaker/presenter?

2010 141

Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events. For those of us in the training/adult learning industry, there is a difference. Presentations usually last 60 – 90 minutes. It depends on the presenter and their ability to keep you engaged.

Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

BioTeams

A Virtual Enterprise Network (VEN) is a voluntary and dynamic community of SMEs that commit to working together for a period of at least six months (ideally, twelve months) to collectively seek opportunities to participate in collaborative projects of mutual business advantage.

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

When you decide to go the second mile for your career, you learn how to harness all that “free time” spent surfing the television and ‘net, at the water cooler chatting — none of which are inherently bad, but they may be a poor choice when you could instead be focused on creating a better future. You may need to split costs with your employer, such as using vacation to attend a conference they pay for, etc.

The Pros and Cons of Getting an MBA

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Networking Potential. One of the most overlooked aspects of studying for your MBA is the various networking opportunities and relationships you form during this time. See Also: The Art And The Science Of Networking . The distance learning MBA program usually offers a lot of flexibility when it comes to learning at your own pace and around your own schedule. MBA programs require you to take a public speaking class and present projects and ideas to your peers.

2018 134

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 I’ve said in the past training, networking and meeting suppliers should be an integral part of our career. Attending training courses that cost money can be a difficult sell to some organisations that do not think their support staff require additional training.

2013 166

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. Is it possible to get a list of attendee email addresses to network after the webinar? Private colleges may seem expensive but they offer many scholarships to help offset this cost. We have listed each speaker and what the attendees will learn.

2015 189

Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/03

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 164

Can AI Be the Solution to the Much-Debated Climate Change Issue

Dumb Little Man

Titled ‘ Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning ’ , the paper is written by some of the pioneers of artificial intelligence and machine learning. It highlights the utility of machine learning and AI for battling the climate change crisis. Machine Learning.

2020 172

Top 5 Tips for Using Technology for Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Learn how to use publishing software and create eye-catching promotional material.

2010 184

What is the Difference Between an Administrative Conference and Administrative Training?

Office Dynamics

” Something to remember is that typically if you want to dig deep into administrative training content and practice the skills you are learning, you usually get that in a training course or workshop. Skill practice – some Skill practice – ample time to practice newly-learned skills. With the plethora of offerings for administrative training and development, there is also a lot of confusion. People are throwing around terminology that can be confusing to the purchaser.

The Future (And History) of Phishing And Email Security

Dumb Little Man

Eventually, those phone lines were used to link computers together and someone got the idea that you could send messages to a specific person in a network. Because computer networks were so small and used by few people, email was not built with security in mind. ARPANET joined together a series of networks to create the first intranet, the predecessor to the internet. The mass email was about a presentation at a hotel. See Also: The Cost of Email Phishing.

2019 143

5 Remote Collaboration Challenges and How to Overcome Them

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A noticeable advantage of virtual teams enjoyed by an organization is the associated cost savings. Many organizations outsource their projects to low-cost regions. Ultimately, production costs, operational costs and expected wages of the employees decrease in these geographic locations.

2020 218

How To Boost Your Business with Influence Marketing Chatbots

Dumb Little Man

Machine learning presupposes that chatbots can study and enrich their knowledge. Nevertheless, social networks and media, like Facebook and CNN, are still interested in chatbots. After Mark Zuckerberg had presented the first Facebook-Messenger-based chatbot, brands were very fast to adopt the technology. As a result, millions of internet users learned of the brand. Cost effective. The growing popularity of chatbots goes without question.

2017 158

Job Loss: You Could Be Next

On The Job

Those lost jobs – the first time that’s happened in four years – comes on the heels of a lousy housing market and continuing costly overseas military actions. Go to the next event and not only should you learn everyone’s name, but come away with at least three new contacts. You want to make sure that what is being presented about you online does not give a company the excuse it’s looking for to get rid of you. Tags: unemployment networking job loss

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7 Simple Steps to Organizing & Hosting a Successful Teleclass

Office Organization Success

And it’s a very simple, yet low-cost marketing strategy that you can implement on a regular basis to reach your target market. If this is your first time at hosting an event – keep it simple – 25 minute presentation (which includes your introduction) and 20 minute open Question & Answer session (which also includes your offer and closing statement). You know something that your participants don’t, and they have come along to learn from you.

2015 202

5 Ways to Significantly Increase Attendance of Your Free Teleclass

Office Organization Success

And hosting a free teleclass is low to zero cost to you too! But once you’ve got your registration page all set up, the bridge line booked, have invited your list to attend your free teleclass, and promoted it to your social media networks, you then need to get people to sign up for your event. If it’s a hot topic you’re presenting on, people are usually clamoring to sign up … great!

2015 170

Register for the Webinar: Reduce the Clutter & Organize Your Desk!

Productive & Organized

The other day, Allyson Lewis and I were talking and she mentioned that she'd love to share office organization with her audience, and asked if I would present on her webinar program.    I loved the idea and we agreed that you could come at no cost too! I've found that there are four major time stealers for busy professionals: 1) Systems and Processes 2) Time & Interruptions 3) Physical Space and 4) Email & Social Networking. On a Clear Day ….

2011 187

Spotlight on assistant resources: PA Life

Practically Perfect PA

Rich with information about all elements of wine from growing the grape vines, to decanting and pouring, they are here to help you learn and enjoy.?From The experience ends with the presentation of recipes and tasting notes, as well as your own chef’s jacket to take home to wear whilst entertaining friends and family. The cost per year is just £79+vat. Free attendance to special networking and PA Life Club- sponsored events.

2014 137

Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

I will be presenting on this very topic at the conference. A lot of the apps are free or only cost a few pounds. At Assist Travel you will meet with travel suppliers who anticipate your needs, network with like-minded assistants and learn from travel professionals who understand the industry inside and out. With Assist Travel coming up in September in London I wanted to share one of our most popular blogs with you – The Ultimate Travel Itinerary.

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Benefits of a multi-day conference

The Small Business Blog

With budgets tight, many companies are looking to trim back expenditure by reducing travel costs, slashing marketing budgets and even downsizing the number of staff. Networking: Conferences are the ideal background for some serious networking. While lectures and presentations are beneficial, feedback suggests that a positive conference experience is largely based on the exchanges between delegates.

2013 152

Building a Business Case: How to Turn Lemons Into Lemonade Your Way - Pam Cradic

Office Dynamics

Pam Cradic shared a fast-paced, fantastic presentation on how to be BOLD! It’s important to learn their language which is often acronyms. It clearly states the problem but presents no solution. Check scholarly sources for current business trends, and check with your network. The order in which you present them to the decision makers is critical: • Do nothing. when things don't go according to plan, and how to turn adversity into opportunity.

2012 100

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. « Top 5 Serious Start-Up Mistakes Is Your Networking Fishy Enough?

2010 223

5 Tips for Productivity, Organizing and Changing Your Life

Productive & Organized

Archive Network with Steph Is This You?   If your business is not effectively organized, it’s costing you money.    We learned back in pre-school that trying to fit a square peg into a round hole just does not work. 

2010 225

Maximizing the Use of Ecademy for Business

Catch Friday

Ecademy is a business and social network started in the UK by Thomas and Penny Power et al. On top of that the platform has it's own score that you can collect from engaging with real businesses, high level of learning in communication techniques, which can turn into real business opportunities and collaboration. In the past there were a lot more meetings which were free and easy to join, these days any networking event costs and thus attendance is limited.

2012 43

Preventing Dog Attacks: Myths And Facts You Should Know

Dumb Little Man

It was in over 236 articles and television news networks. Critics condemn the law as discriminatory, costly, and ineffective. Researchers comparing factors across a 10-year range of dog attacks found that the greatest predictor of an attack was having no able-bodied person present to intervene. In general, there are three important components of training to consider: Learn to read dogs’ body language and spot the warning signs that a dog may attack.

2018 153

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Youve been networking your little tail off. And youve been following all the best career advice and job search tips youve read, heard, learned, and developed. If it is a project management position, prepare a project status review presentation or the like…you get the idea.

2009 141

The Solution To Professional FOMO

Dumb Little Man

For example, a professional networking event can make you feel like you are missing out when you have to choose between two interesting seminars. Now, imagine that you are at a conference and you have to choose between two awesome speakers who are giving their presentations at the same time. It marked a 27% increase in productivity and a shocking 20-30% decrease in costs, too. Learn more about preventing professional FOMO and networking events from this infographic!

2017 165

4 Smart Ways to Travel The World For Free

Dumb Little Man

It’s important to write down every single penny you spend to avoid unnecessary costs. – Avoid costly events, festivals and parties. Food and grocery shopping: – It’s time for you to learn how to cook! Learn how to manage your travel budget and create the perfect long-lasting travel experiences. Learn and list skills close to your field of knowledge which could be obtained in less than a 20-hour study. The presentation.

2016 159

Do Bad Bosses Breed Bad Bosses?

The Office Professionals Place

If the manager insists that the budget is tight, suggest that you would pay half of the cost; this will show the manager that you are willing to invest in yourself. Need a speaker/presenter?

2010 130

7 Simple Steps to Organizing & Hosting a Successful Teleclass

Office Organization Success

After all they are a low-cost, yet simple, marketing strategy that you can implement on a regular basis to reach your target market, and they have the advantage of you being able to interact with your audience – they’ll be able to hear your voice and you will become more ‘personable’ to them. Announce your Teleclass to your subscribers and post to the various Teleclass announcement sites and your networking groups.

2009 147

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Instagram Advertising

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are a marketer, small business owner or blogger, Instagram is undoubtedly the most popular social networking platform for ads right now. 96% of Gen-Z own a smartphone while 85% learn about new products via social media. But, thanks to the ever-present smartphone, television commercials are being elbowed out of the way by mobile traffic. A research discovered an unusual spike in cost-per-click ads on Instagram for males aged between 13 – 17 during Q2.

2017 161

The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh.

Productive & Organized

Archive Network with Steph Is This You?   Keep reading to learn what my colleagues and friends had to say about the "Great Calendar Debate."   You might find a PDA a tad too 'stale' in the way information is presented.

Small Business Start-Up Idea – T-Shirt Design | THE SMALL BUSINESS.

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. This will need to be designed, printed and distributed – all of which costs money.

2008 199

Uh-Oh: You May Not Be Worth What You Thought

On The Job

Some examples include software design/development; product management; networking/system administration; finance; and government contracts administration. If an employer isn't offering you the salary you desire, ask for training opportunities -- either in another department, or to attend an industry event where you'll not only learn something, but make valuable professional contacts. Or, see if you can work from home at least one day a week to save on fuel costs.

2008 100

Don't Let Empty Pockets Hold You Back!

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Hiring people comes with fixed costs. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 182

Work-Life Balance 2.0 and Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Töpfer presents THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG: Work-Life Balance 2.0

2007 216

Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/01

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 176

Sales Psychology: The Nutshell Guide to Corporate Schmoozing

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Want to learn how to put together the ultimate deal? Here's another way to leverage a contact: At a networking event, don’t bother shaking hands with strangers. I love selling. It sounds crazy to some people, but engaging face-to-face in sales is one of my favorite thrills.

2010 84

5 tips for Sourcing Employee Training for Small Businesses

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer!

2009 130

On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

There are also sites for networking to keep your name out there. Be aware when going online that more and more employers are searching the Internet with the names of potential employees to see if they are online, not only on interactive job sites, but also what we may be saying on other social networking sites such as blogs and Facebook or MySpace. Employers may get to see a side of you other than what you put on your resume or present at the interview.

2008 100

Entrepreneurship live and kicking! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. approving bank loans for the presented ventures. E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 158