Cubicle Etiquette 101

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Cubicle Etiquette 101 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 01, 2007 Filed Under: Office Gossip , Productivity D o you find that your colleagues are hovering around you when youre on the phone? If you work in a cubicle, here are some guidelines to follow for good cubicle etiquette: You see the person you wish to talk to on the phone. If you need to talk on the phone, make sure that you keep your voice to a lower volume.

Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office? By The Professional Assistant on Friday, January 11, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Productivity D o you want to decorate your cubicle/office? I recently had someone ask me how they should go about decorating their cubicle. Try not to clutter your cubicle too much. You need to be able to find certain documents on your cubicle walls for easy reference.

Beyond the Cubicle: Deskless Workforce Getting Left Behind

Small Business CEO

Gen X worked so hard to become a generation of office drones sitting at a desk and changing the world from behind their computer and talking on their old-school phones.… … The post Beyond the Cubicle: Deskless Workforce Getting Left Behind appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Somewhere in the neighborhood of 3 billion (80%) of the global workforce now works in a deskless environment.

This is How You Ace a Phone Interview

On The Job

For many job seekers, the first interaction they have with an employer is over the phone. But for some, it may be the first and the last contact if they’re not prepared to follow proper phone interview etiquette.

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Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log!

Professional Assistant Blog

Use A Phone Call Log! By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 09, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you find that when you receive phone calls or voice mail messages, you cant remember who called, what time they called, who they were trying to call, etc? If youre looking for a business phone system , check out the PBXs that are currently on the market. Home About Me Advertise Who Called?

2008 100

Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally? Then you just enter the phone or fax number in the third section. 4comments for this post Regina Thanks for posting the "trying to phone/fax internationally" issue. Posted on 9 December, 2008 5:50 PM The Professional Assistant Hi Neil, Faxing is just like using the phone for voice long distance calls.

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How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you want to walk over to their cubicle while their talking loudly on the phone and give them a piece of your mind? Shes always humming, whistling, talking loudly on the phone, laughing hysterically (who knows at what?),

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Most Irritating Habits of Co-Workers

Professional Assistant Blog

Do they end up talking loud on the phone while you are trying to do some work? Are you being bombarded with people walking up to your cubicle and dont have the decency to see that you are busy? Home About Me Advertise Most Irritating Habits of Co-Workers By The Professional Assistant on Monday, November 19, 2007 Filed Under: Productivity D o you find yourself among co-workers that are not respectful of your privacy?

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Listening to Your Neighbours

Laughing all the Way to Work

I work in a cubicle and hear things going on around me all the time. If my co-worker in the next cubicle is away and someone comes looking for her I usually know where she has gone as we regularly call out to each other where we are going as we rush off to do a photocopying job or send a fax. Tags: cubicle professional assistant neighbours listening eavesdropping Administrative Assistant It is amazing what you pick up from your neighbours.

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Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you find that your staff are not being consistent with their memos, e-mails , the way they answer the phone , etc.? Home About Me Advertise Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

2009 163

Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself!

Professional Assistant Blog

You can change this by having inspirational items around your cubicle (you can also read more on decorating your cubicle here ). Stick it to the wall of your cubicle, but make sure that its sitting right in front of you. Home About Me Advertise Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself!

2008 100

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Who's Got Your Back? Building Trust.

On The Job

The guy in the cubicle next to yours; 2. If youre someone else, you may be so busy laughing your ass off at the thought of trusting anyone at work to answer your phone -- let alone tell them your deepest thoughts and feelings -- that you cant think of a single person.

2009 130

Get Rid of Junk Faxes & Telemarketers - For Good!

Professional Assistant Blog

By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you receive junk mail, junk faxes and the occasional irritating phone call from telemarketers? Do you even receive voice mails that are left by people trying to sell you something, but you didn’t even hear the phone ring? You can even register your cell phone and your managers cell phone as well. Home About Me Advertise Get Rid of Junk Faxes & Telemarketers - For Good!

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Got A Large Print Job From Your Boss? Not Sure What To Do?

Professional Assistant Blog

By The Professional Assistant on Friday, February 15, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Organize , Productivity Y our boss comes to your cubicle and asks you to make 10 copies of 5 different sets of publications. Home About Me Advertise Got A Large Print Job From Your Boss? Not Sure What To Do?

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Ten Rules Guaranteed to Cause You Less Stress

On The Job

Dwight" has inhabited the cubicle next to you for three very, very long years. Claim you didn't get the phone message from your boss over the weekend because your service sucks. Tags: workplace advice the office cubicle dwight humor at work ok workplace rules human resources it's okay career advice free career advice Anita Bruzzese It's Friday. TGIF, right?

2008 100

3 Things To Do This Month for Your Career

On The Job

We huddle a little more deeply into our cubicle, and think more about what soup to order for lunch rather than how to energize our careers. Find some quiet time (mute the phone, please) when you can just write down any random thoughts you have about your career.

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Why You're Annoying Your Colleagues

On The Job

That’s why you consider yourself a good colleague – certainly not like that annoying person in the cubicle next to you. Your mobile phone is mobile. It’s one thing to turn your cubicle into a toxic waste dump, but it’s another when your slovenly habits affect others.

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Do Not Disturb - Training In Progress

Professional Assistant Blog

When youre on a phone call, do people hover over you? If you are on a training course via your computer (WebEx) and listening in to the presenter, you want your full attention on the seminar or workshop that you are attending at your cubicle. You dont want people coming up to you, hovering and waiting for you to put down the phone for a few seconds to let them know that you are in a training session.

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How to Cope With Co-Workers Arguing

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise How to Cope With Co-Workers Arguing By The Professional Assistant on Monday, January 21, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Productivity Y ou’re on the phone with a client and an argument breaks out between two of your colleagues.

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5 Everyday Habits That Can Quickly Derail Your Career

On The Job

It's first noticed by the woman in the next cubicle. Whether it's in the bathroom or the break room or your cubicle, no one wants to have to deal with your dirty dishes, food scraps, moldy coffee cups or any other detritus. Phone addiction.

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The Biggest Distraction in the Office May Be You

On The Job

to a colleague in a nearby cubicle, you're not alone. If you're tempted to yell "Shut the $#% up!" As it turns out, loud-talking co-workers are so annoying it has prompted researchers to study it.

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Why Collaborating Can Be a Pain -- and What to Do About It

On The Job

It's no wonder that 85% of most knowledge workers and leaders are bogged down in email, meetings and phone calls. Make it a rule that if you've exchanged more three emails with someone about a certain subject, you stop emailing and get on the phone with that person.

2018 153

Administrative Assistants and Ongoing Status Updates

Office Dynamics

Tips for Executives: Remain approachable and accessible to your assistant throughout the day, whether by phone, email or in-person; do not go long stretches without making a point for a quick, informal check-in.

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The Paperless Payroll

Eco-Office Gals

Almost all of the positons worked in today’s offices and cubicles around the world are worked entirely with technology. Be it computers, phones, tablets, and other digital devices, seldom will you find a position that doesn’t utilize at least a computer.

Live Life to Its Fullest: 39 Ways to Live and Not Merely Exist

Dumb Little Man

Get out of your cubicle. Do you sit all day in front of computer, shuffling papers, taking phone calls, and chatting on the Internet? Break free from the cubicle environment, and do your work on a laptop in a coffee shop, on a boat or in a log cabin.

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Simple Ways to Create a Sustainable Outdoor Office Space

Eco-Office Gals

For decades, you could walk into any office in the country and see much the same thing — individual cubicles, shuttered windows and fluorescent lighting. We can look at phone screens or laptops in the dark, but it increases eye strain.

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How to Manage (and Minimize) Workplace Interruptions

Eat Your Career

People didn’t hesitate to plop themselves down at her desk—even when she was on the phone or heads down working. Aside from in-person interruptions, we’re constantly bombarded with IMs, phone calls, emails and so much more. Set your phone to go straight to voicemail.

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How Your Oversharing is Hurting Your Career

On The Job

Chances are that if you share something personal with your mom on the phone or your bestie in the next cubicle, others will overhear. All you have to do these days to know some of the most intimate details of someone's life is to check out Twitter or Facebook or read the person's blog.

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5 Methods For Making Mobile Businesses Concepts Successful

Small Business CEO

The common practice was for folks to be in cubicles in big office spaces, smashing away at their digital work and using hardwired telephones to make anxious phone calls to big clients. Business isn’t what it used to be.

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Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007's Formula Bar Size

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007s Formula Bar Size By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Productivity D o you find that trying to either write or fix formulas in Microsoft Excel can be a pain?

7 Tips to Happy Coworking with Your Pets

Dumb Little Man

Tip #4: Be proactive about phone time. The pet is either noisy or simply wants them to be with them instead of the phone. But your phone calls to your boss should not be interrupted by you saying every 2 minutes “Not now Pickles, walk time later!

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Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

Professional Assistant Blog

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How to Get a New Boss to Like You

On The Job

Is it possible that she'll ignore your abilities and favor your vile cubicle mate? Ask her whether she'd rather receive texts, emails, phone calls or personal updates. The new year is often a time when many people make changes, and that may include your boss.

2018 130

7 Tips for Getting Off to a Great Start in a New Job

On The Job

Answer the phone correctly. "Yo!" Answer the phone, giving your first and last name. If you take a message, make sure you get the correct spelling of the persons name and the phone number (repeat it back).

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Need to Change Excel Details from Vertical to Horizontal or Vice.

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Need to Change Excel Details from Vertical to Horizontal or Vice Versa?

2010 158

5 Quick Fixes To Improve Your Mental Health

Dumb Little Man

8 Ways To Survive Cubicle Lifestyle And Take Care Of Your Health. You could play this online, on a tablet or phone, and even encourage partners or friends to join in for added fun.

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Guest Post: Tips & Tricks for Using Skype for Business

Tips From T. Marie

The first thing that you need to know is that Skype for business is compatible with other Skypes users and also people that aren’t using the app via phone and free web app. If they have a phone or a computer, then they can connect with you via Skype for business although you may have to do some explaining. In our office it’s chat because when you’re working in cubicles it creates the least amount of disturbance.

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Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007 By The Professional Assistant on Friday, November 20, 2009 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook Y ou sent a meeting request to a bunch of people.

2007 158

Are You Aware of Your Rude Workplace Behavior?

On The Job

Leave your cell phone off the table. be aware that others aren't interested in listening to you gab on your cell phone, whine about your bad knees or review the latest Johnny Depp film. Do you think other people in the workplace are rude?

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10 Productivity Musts for Freelancers

Dumb Little Man

Make that your window of availability over the phone. Dreading that phone call with an unhappy executive? Without a cubicle partner to compete against, how do you push yourself to get more done? As a freelancer, you’re in charge of planning your day.

2016 203

Co-Workers Annoying You?

Professional Assistant Blog

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2007 122

Windows 7: Will It Be Like XP or Vista?

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2009 100

Get Organized! Time to Clean Up Your Stuff.

Office Dynamics

Messy desks are no longer just an office eyesore, unkempt workspaces are becoming a productivity issue as offices become more cramped and cubicles replace private offices. There is more stuff on office desks: computers, printers, tablets, smart phones, and other new technologies.

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