Networking with ACE Connects

Practically Perfect PA

Back in November I had the pleasure of speaking to 50 assistants who were attending a networking event organised by ACE (Assistant Community EMEA), an internal networking group set up by assistants at BlackRock. Peer to peer networking is more important than ever.

4 Stress-Free Networking Opportunities for Women

Office Dynamics

Of course, the best way to start making advances towards your new career is to network with people who already have their foot in the door. While networking is often a very successful way to find a job, it can be quite stressful, especially for introverts. But there are more ways to network these days than simply going to a mixer hosted by a professional group, and even better, many of them can actually help you reduce stress. Photo via Flickr by Eugene Kim.

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Networking – it doesn’t have to be a chore!

Practically Perfect PA

Networking can be a scary word can’t it? At the start of my career aged just 21, I had no real grasp of what networking was, nor was I interested in finding out. I now realise that these events had huge networking opportunities which I failed to appreciate.

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Business Networking - How to Grow Your Online #Networking Into Real Relationships #smmanners

Productive & Organized

I asked my expert panel: Social Networking is a popular activity, but truly effective business people know that using online communication tools is about more than publishing content.    How do you use social networking to grow connections into relationships? 

A review of the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

We also had the wonderful Simone White speaking about her incredible journey setting up the internal network at BlackRock. Last Friday we held our third Assist Conference at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

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Networking Key for Vets to Find a Job

On The Job

He says he has learned a lot about the value of networking through his own experiences in re-entering civilian life, and he and others want to provide such help to vets and their families. I just have one question for you today: What have you done to help a vet find a job?

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings?

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25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Will this inform, educate, inspire or motivate? Check updates from your network as you may spot opportunities which may be perfect for you or other connections. Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile. You must be doing something right.

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A business case for the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

We have great networking opportunities for all of the delegates and we are adding a few creative details to make the conference fun and engaging. Next year’s Assist Conference kicks off on Friday 24th February in London and I am just putting the final touches to the programme.

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Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators

Practically Perfect PA

Interviews admin administrators blogging Education and Training Executive Assistant Interview questions Job hunting LinkedIn Personal Assistant VA Industry VA networking virtual assistant business Virtual Assistant trainingOver the last few years I’ve changed employers a number of times and so have had to face quite a few interviews. After finishing university in 2003 I was lucky because there were plenty of jobs available in London.

Just the Savvy Ones. Recognizing Career Love.

Office Dynamics

Network. I love our career network. Administrative Professionals truly were the original social network. More than 20 years of providing executive-level administrative support across the sectors of healthcare, higher education, corporations and trade associations.

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How to turn an assistant into a career EA

Practically Perfect PA

Getting involved in social media, joining a few associations for assistants and networking via events and also LinkedIn groups all helped boost my confidence and changed my mind set. Career Motivation admin administrators Education and Training Executive Assistant PA Personal Assistant

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Learn Why Social Networks Fail

Catch Friday

A lot of networkers on Ecademy are super people who have a. Business Scene, Steven Healey and some friends who have stayed friends, even despite my having been booted off that network for my sarcasm and naiviety. of the network along with his wife Penny. LONDON, ENGLAND.

Beginning Your Job Search? Start By Building Your Brand

Office Dynamics

Take the time to create a LinkedIn account if you haven’t already and fill out the details of your education and career goals. LinkedIn is a popular and powerful network for job searchers and employers, and with the right details you can increase traffic to your profile dramatically.

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

This is a fabulous app if you or your manager are into networking! The app also links up their social networking details as well. Apps Technology admin administrators apps blogging Education and Training Executive Assistant LinkedIn PA Personal Assistant Productivity social networking Travel Twitter VA Industry VA networking Virtual Assistant virtual assistant business[Show as slideshow]. Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone.

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

This is a fabulous app if you or your manager are into networking! The app also links up their social networking details as well. Apps Technology admin administrators apps blogging Education and Training Executive Assistant LinkedIn PA Personal Assistant Productivity social networking Travel Twitter VA Industry VA networking Virtual Assistant virtual assistant business[Show as slideshow]. Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone.

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The Power of One

Office Dynamics

Not only have we touched lives, but now there are many others getting on the bandwagon to educate and support assistants. Building a strong network. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Career Management Communication Skills Cost Effective Creativity Interpersonal Skills Leadership Motivators Networking Organizational Skills Problem Solving Productivity Self Development TeamworkWelcome to May! Such a lovely time of year.

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Executive Assistants Celebrate Your Peers’ Success! [Admin Recognition]

Office Dynamics

I admire your commitment to your education.” Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Networking Teamwork Uncategorized Workplace Tools #adminblogathon admin recognition admin teams appreciation gifts for assistants peer recognition peer synergy professional recognition

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KnowledgeWorks Education Trends Forecast

Small Business Labs

KnowledgeWorks is a social enterprise  providing "innovative tools, training and assistance to school leaders, teachers and community stakeholders" They recently released a forecast on the future of education called  Recombinant Education: Regenerating the Learning Ecosystem , a title that proves they're educators and not marketers or copywriters (just kidding). I was also pleased to see them linked to education.

Travel Itineraries

Practically Perfect PA

Travel Uncategorized admin administrators blogging Business Dropbox Education and Training Executive Assistant LinkedIn Personal Assistant Productivity Time management Twitter VA Industry VA networking Virtual Assistant virtual assistant business Virtual Assistant trainingA well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers.

Some training suggestions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Networking Groups. There are PA networking groups springing up all over the place these days, which is absolutely brilliant! If there is a networking group in your area I would highly recommend you join and go along to their events, most of which are outside of working hours.

Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed!

Office Dynamics

That is short-term thinking and it makes me sad because it tells me that an individual doesn’t think enough of themselves to invest in their own education. Welcome to April. Wow, where is the time going? April is one of my favorite months because, here at Office Dynamics, we get to celebrate the wonderful accomplishments of those in the administrative profession! In case you are not aware, Administrative Professionals Week is April 24 – 28. But we celebrate the entire month of April.

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The Bribery Act – what do assistants need to know?

Practically Perfect PA

Regulation Training and Guidance administrators Bribery Due diligence Education and Training Executive Assistant gatekeeper Hospitality Personal Assistant Serious Organised Crime Agency VA networking Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant training

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A business case for attending the Assist Conference

Practically Perfect PA

We have great networking opportunities for all of the delegates and we are adding a few creative details to make the conference fun and engaging. With just under a month to go until the Assist Conference kicks off on Friday 27th February I am putting the final touches to the event.

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Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

In honor of Administrative Professionals Week (4/20 – 4/24) and Office Dynamics 25th Year in business educating administrative professionals and their executives, we are bringing back our Blog-a-Thon. Administrative Assistants Rock! Join our April Blog-A-Thon.

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

Practically Perfect PA

The Secretarial, PA and Administrator Conference provides a fantastic day out of the office where learning, networking and reflection join together to provide an experience which is not only inspiring but empowering and informative.

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Building Your Network

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Building Your Network Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on July 14, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. The starting point in this process is to develop a deliberate and systematic approach to networking throughout your career.

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

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Why educate women – isn’t it a waste of resources? Trivially, his assertion that educating women is a waste, is completely nonsensical, but the final result to the economy seems to suggest his analysis could be right. E-Mail me or follow me.

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

Practically Perfect PA

Fortunately the police managed to stop the would be terrorists but it did lead to chaos on the transport network. Interviews Uncategorized admin administrators blogging Curriculum vitae Education and Training Executive Assistant Interview Job description Job hunting LinkedIn Personal Assistant Skill VA Industry virtual assistant business Virtual Assistant training

LinkedIn Page: Features & Benefits

The Small Business Blog

LinkedIn is THE social network for business. Use it wisely to make powerful networking contacts. Simply fill in your career and educational history in the same way that you would for a C.V.

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Social Networks, Cultural Evolution and Idea Sex

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. " Human's ability to create broad social networks is also a key reason we were more successful than the Neanderthals. 

How can Assistants achieve greater recognition at work?

Practically Perfect PA

Share knowledge with other PAs through internal and external networks. Actions the industry should take: Educate recruiters about PA titles. Actions the industry should take: Increased networking and communication; growth of PA networks.

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College May Not be for Everyone, but Education is

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. Getting educated can be as easy as 1-2-3-4-5-6!

Time Spent on Social Networks Exploding; Email and IM Fading

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc.   From the article: "the uptick in social networks led to the 28% and 15% declines in email and instant messaging, respectively."

Goodwill Offers Blue-Collar Workers a Way to Network

On The Job

I now understand that social networking online isn''t always easy for everyone. When Henry Ligier, 59, lost his job late last year after 20 years as a safety director for a paperboard manufacturer in Philadelphia, he admits he knew nothing about online job boards or social networking. "It

High Level Executive Assistant Seeks Networking Association

Office Dynamics

I am trying to find a local networking association. I need something that expands my education and makes me more dynamic to my workplace and my community. I want to network with other "executive" admins and C-level supporters. Admin Assistant Training Jasmine Freeman Networking

High Level Executive Assistant Seeks Networking Association

Office Dynamics

I am trying to find a local networking association. I need something that expands my education and makes me more dynamic to my workplace and my community. I want to network with other "executive" admins and C-level supporters.

The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

To search for candidates with strong academics, we would go about this in two ways – searching for top educational institutions, or searching for candidates for postgraduate qualifications. Our network of clients ranges from startups and SME’s, to global tech and media brands.

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Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 18 October, 2008 Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro This is a guest post from JEM over at [link]. Networking Like a Pro One of the best ways to boost your career and hone your skills as an administrative assistant is to practice networking.

5 Types of Redundancy

Daily Writing Tips

He hosted an educational television program from 1993 to 1998, and he also wrote several books on scientific topics. Another option is to slightly simplify the sentence: “He hosted an educational television program from 1993 to 1998 and wrote several books on scientific topics.”

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