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.

Make Educated Decisions When Choosing an Administrative Conference (Part 1 of 6)

Office Dynamics

Education wise? To network and meet new people? The flow of the agenda – is there time for networking? The post Make Educated Decisions When Choosing an Administrative Conference (Part 1 of 6) appeared first on Office Dynamics. Since there are so many administrative conferences being offered, I would like to walk you through a series of blogs on how to select the conference that is right for you, gain approval and how to get the most for your investment.

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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.

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? 

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

No matter how heavy your workload is… Everyone can and should be a Networker.” Illustrate the benefits of networking with peers and the exchange of best practice. Membership to Networking Clubs & Associations. Support for an Internal PA Network.

2017 106

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?

2015 64

The Strategic Executive Assistant

Practically Perfect PA

As many of you will know, Adam is a world-renowned EA educator. His Manifesto “The Executive Assistant: What I Am” has exploded through the worldwide EA network with thousands of assistants viewing and “liking” it on social media.

2017 42

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.

2017 59

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.

2017 99

The Virtual Summit Live Recording

Practically Perfect PA

5:30pm: Arrival and Networking drinks. Networking drinks will take place in the fabulous bar at One Alfred Place. I’m so excited to share this blog post with you today! As many of you will know, we have organised a Virtual Summit for PAs on the 20th October.

2017 34

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.

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.

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.

2016 78

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

2013 98

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.

2012 28

It Works! Increase Engagement and Sales With Educational Content

Small Business CEO

In this case, educational content plays a major role in your content plan. The content that is usually distributed throughout the network can be divided into three types: 1. … Marketing content planning content strategy customer engagement educational content Sales

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

2016 98

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.

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.

2017 75

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.

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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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.

2017 69

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.

2014 29

The Virtual Summit Hubs

Practically Perfect PA

Well, a Hub is the opportunity for your PA network (whether that is a regional network, internal network or group of PA colleagues in your organisation) to get together to watch and interact with the main Virtual Summit.

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.

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. 

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

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

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!

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