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. Private colleges may seem expensive but they offer many scholarships to help offset this cost.

2015 261

Academic Freelancer Woes

Small Business Labs

  Not surprisingly, given the labor rigidity and costs associated with adding tenured professors universities are choosing to hire more adjunct and non-tenure track staff.  And since there is a glut of Ph.Ds in many fields, schools don't have to pay well to attract temp professors.  Many colleges and universities are in financial trouble , which means more temp faculty members.

2012 154

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How to Stay Your Professional Best During Summer

Office Dynamics

Is your company cost conscious therefore keeping the temp in the office higher than you would like it? Learn more at #adminconf. I hope you are staying cool. Last week the temperature in Las Vegas got as high as 115!

2016 201

On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

I was out of work, temping here and there for a year. Being a member is not only a great place for networking, but for mentoring and learning of jobs in your area. Don’t underestimate the value of temping. Working for a temp agency can either land you a full-time job or help to keep you employed while you are looking. Taking on temp jobs will introduce you to potential employers where you can showcase your abilities. Or because they cost too much?

2008 100

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Being a Hiring Manager Doesn't Give.

On The Job

It may cost you some time in the beginning, but it will save you in the long run when job seekers tie up your phone lines or e-mail asking, "Did you get my resume?" I always hear that temp work is a good way to get experience, but wonder if HR ever cares about it.

2009 142

Guest Post: What Makes Virtual Administrative Assistants Work?

Laughing all the Way to Work

You can bolster your resume and your skills by performing similar services at low costs for people in your hometown and ask them to provide testimonials when you’re looking for online work.

2009 130

225 Foreign Phrases to Inspire You

Daily Writing Tips

ab uno disce omnes : from one learn to know all. autres temps, autres moeurs : other times, other customs. coute que coute : cost what it may. Here’s another writing challenge for you, a sequel to 150 Foreign Expressions to Inspire You. I’ve listed foreign phrases that eloquently draw, in just a few words, a portrait of a person or a situation.

2011 87