November, 2020

How To Dispose Face Masks in an Eco-Friendly Way

Dumb Little Man

We thought it couldn’t happen in our lifetimes, but it did. Since early 2020, the pandemic continues to rage throughout the world. The good news is that medical researchers have learned more about how the coronavirus works, and researchers are already working on effective vaccines and treatments.

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Artificial Intelligence: Will it help or hurt the Assistant Profession?

Practically Perfect PA

Artificial Intelligence: Will it help or hurt the Assistant Profession? I have been very aware of artificial intelligence, as a coming event into my business. In fact, we had a fascinating artificial intelligence client in New York City. And I was just blown away by the [.].

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The Power of Modern Business Etiquette (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “The Power of Business Etiquette.” ” Webinar Description: Etiquette may sound like an antiquated term, but it’s a concept that still very much applies in our modern business world.

30 Day Challenge: Gratitude

Simple Productivity Blog

2020 has sucked on so many levels, in so many ways. I'm tired, as I'm sure most people are, of being confined. I caught myself in a negative thought spiral the other day. And that doesn't do me any good. Because once I'm caught in that, it takes a lot of effort to get out.

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Uses of the -ing Participle

Daily Writing Tips

A reader has questions about the following type of sentence: “the education chief’s sudden resignation left him scrambling to find a replacement” This construction – “left her struggling to/has seen him battling…” is common.

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The One of a Kind Assistant Conference Experience

Office Dynamics

A Recap of Our First-Ever Virtual Conference for Administrative Assistants Our first-ever virtual conference for administrative assistants had so many monumental moments and nuggets of information.

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How to Set Up Your Digital Productivity Space – Top 10 Tips

Dumb Little Man

When you work from home, it is important to set up your workstation properly to have the same convenient space that you would have at the office. But what about the digital space?

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Secrets to Achieving Work/Life Harmony (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “Secrets to Achieving Work/Life Harmony.” ” Webinar Description: You have a “professional” life and a “personal” life, right? But ultimately, it’s all just life, isn’t it? So, how do you balance it all?

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30 Day Challenge Wrapup: Mental Health Boosting

Simple Productivity Blog

Given that I was extremely busy during November, it was good to have a pre-planned chart of challenges to follow. I used the one I found at Good Housekeeping. It was the first time I had used a pre-made list. The post 30 Day Challenge Wrapup: Mental Health Boosting appeared first on Laura Earnest.

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The Surge in New Small Business Applications

Small Business Labs

Applications to get a tax ID as part of starting a business jumped a dramatic 77% in Q3 from the prior quarter.    This was the largest increase ever in business applications - and there's nothing even close. As the U.S.

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Words To Describe Disasters

Daily Writing Tips

The past few weeks have seen a surge of fevered rhetoric in the media. Here are a few examples: Senator Warns of a Republican Blood Bath. Lawmakers gloomy, back on defense after debate fiasco. Election Experts Warn of November Disaster. One Party] warns of chaos if [Other Party] wins.

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Communicating with the Hard of Hearing (HOH) Does Not Have To Be Hard. Read These 7 Tips!

Dumb Little Man

Listening is demanding! You might not agree with this statement unless you are part of the 466 million people in the world who are hard of hearing. And the WHO expects this number to rise to 630 million by 2030, and over 900 million in 2050!

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Anticipating needs and other mind reading tricks

Practically Perfect PA

Anticipating needs and other mind reading tricks Over the last few years, I have written a lot about creating a successful Executive and EA partnership. It is the key relationship for Assistants and the one part of the role that you have to get right. Without [.].

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5 Best Recruitment Podcasts Recruiters Need To Listen To

Recruit CRM

With recruitment networking events put to hold due to Covid-19, gather inspiration from these amazing podcasts that Recruit CRM has shortlisted. These 5 podcasts have been trending time and again providing recruiters with the latest tips, trends and best recruitment strategies this year.

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Keep Your House Clean Without Marathon Sessions

Simple Productivity Blog

My mother was a stay-at-home mom. Her cleaning system wasn't going to work for me as a working mom. But the one system that seemed to work stopped working when we moved into a bigger space. Here's how I stopped doing marathon cleaning sessions and got it under control.

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Clear Signs You’re Ready to Start Your Own Business

Small Business CEO

There’s no mistaking that feeling of contempt as you log on or clock in for another days’ work. Another 8 or more hours of mental or physical labour and wondering if you’re destined for something else, something better than this….

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Five Linguistic Oddities in the Media

Daily Writing Tips

Here are five usages that caught my attention recently. aye and yea. Both aye [pronounced “I”] and yea [pronounced “yay”] mean “yes.” Archaic in Standard American English, they still exist in some English dialects and are retained in the formal language of voting.

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DNA Testing for a Healthier Diet

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever felt frustrated by diets? Have you ever struggled with weight loss? Have you been discouraged by eating “healthy” food that made you feel bloated or have low energy? Most people have run into issues with their diet at some point.

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How automation can help Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

How automation can help Assistants When you’re an Assistant and wearing lots of hats, juggling different tasks, clients and struggling with an overflowing to-do list it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Being organised is key, and using technology makes it much easier to keep on top of things.

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6 Funniest Videos On Recruitment That Recruiters Need To Watch Right Now!

Recruit CRM

Everybody loves a good old funny video! We understand that recruiting itself can be a super stressful process and being a recruiter yourself, you would have heard innumerable funny recruitment stories from your colleagues or hiring managers.

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And The Holiday Season Is Upon Us

Simple Productivity Blog

I'm going about my normal life and WHAM! the holidays are right there. And that means I'm going to miss some sort of deadline. I have a fix. The post And The Holiday Season Is Upon Us appeared first on Laura Earnest. Organization Planning

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The Office of the Near Future is Zero Waste

Small Business CEO

From offices trading in stuffy cubicles for open-concept layouts to the huge shift to home workstations, office spaces have undergone some substantial changes in the past couple of decades.

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Double-Parking, Straddle, and To Seek Out

Daily Writing Tips

I find language fodder everywhere. This post was prompted by a Facebook video clip. Situation. A woman is loading her groceries. The woman’s car is barely over the painted line on her left. A red car has parked as closely as possible to her driver’s side.

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Learn to Say No to Alternatives

Dumb Little Man

We all know about how a class of calligraphy became the ground of innovation for Steve Jobs , who introduced the ‘first computer with beautiful typography’ to humanity. Or, how while walking, Nikola Tesla got the breakthrough idea of a brushless AC motor.

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Completing your Assistant performance review in uncertain times

Practically Perfect PA

Completing your Assistant performance review in uncertain times It is that time of year again, performance review season. Except the world has completely changed this year. Completing your Assistant performance review in uncertain times is going to be different.

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Recruiters Must Use These Powerful Strategies To Attract Top Candidates Via Instagram

Recruit CRM

If you're not aware of the immense power that Instagram holds then beware since it's one of the most used social media platforms in the world and there's a high probability for you to find your next suitable candidate here.

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Podcast Episode 35: Enough, Tinkering and Routines

Simple Productivity Blog

In today's episodes, we look at: What is enough? Tinkering. Innovation vs. Standardization (routines). The post Podcast Episode 35: Enough, Tinkering and Routines appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast Productivity

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Tech Trends – How to be a Modern Entrepreneur

Small Business CEO

Modern Australian entrepreneurs are leveraging their online skills to connect with their audience. A storefront business can still bring many benefits to a company’s overall performance.

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3 Services to Contract for Your Business

Jen Lawrence

One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make is believing they can do it all. While entrepreneurs can (and often do) wear a lot of hats, there are great risks in believing and attempting to run your business by yourself.

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8 Quick Tips for Better Zoom Meetings

Dumb Little Man

It’s been months since the lockdown that pushed a majority of workers to work from home. Employees bid farewell to face-to-face meetings and sought refuge in virtual conferences to collaborate. Most of us have learned how to use zoom by now.

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Completing your Assistant performance review in 2020

Practically Perfect PA

Completing your Assistant performance review in 2020 It is that time of year again, performance review season. Accept the world has completely changed this year. Completing your Assistant performance review in 2020 is going to be different. Many of you are working from home juggling work and the challenges of [.].

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10 Memes That Will Make Recruiters Go ROFL!

Recruit CRM

Cracking work jokes have become an age-old tradition. We all love to make fun of the work we do, how our colleagues operate and how the office handles its employees.

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How To Manage Working From Home

Simple Productivity Blog

Working from home.many of us are doing it right now. Some are doing it better than others. So how can you make working from home successful?

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3 Tips for Business Growth in 2021

Small Business CEO

This has been a challenging year for businesses around the world, and the fight for survival has never been more critical. 2021 may see a brighter future on the horizon, but by no means will it be plain sailing for businesses in any industry as competition grows fiercer.

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Essential Systems for Entrepreneurs

Jen Lawrence

Whether you’re just getting started or you’ve been at it for a while, running a business can be overwhelming. There’s a lot to consider – legal concerns, tracking financials, and getting all the work done. In the beginning, we all start out doing the best we can.

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Three Anxiety-Relief Tools for Those Who’ve Tried Everything

Dumb Little Man

For most of my clients, I’m typically the last resort. They’ve tried everything, they tell me. Therapy. Meditation. Nothing seems to break up their anxiety. So that’s when they come to me. I’m a consulting hypnotist, and I specialize in anxiety relief.

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How To Remove Toxic People From Your Life

Brilliantly Better

If a person is really toxic for you, just leave. Get up, get your stuff (if you have any) and leave. That’s it. If, after careful analysis, after weeks, months, or years of attempts to make things right, to balance out the exchange, nothing happened, then walk away.

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