10 Things That Are Essential For A Great Office Environment

Dumb Little Man

It is a product of changes that result in a harmonious, happy place that keeps the workers satisfied with their environment. To provide employees with a sense of belongingness and to create a positive work culture, here are 10 things you must do: Light up your environment. If your work environment is enveloped in dimly lit light fixtures, it will kill the employees’ productivity and make them unhappy. Since you are aware of your employees’ skill levels, let them utilize it.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant. You may have been able to muddle along back in the day, but in today’s competitive environment, you need to work any advantage in your favor. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills as an administrative assistant without too much effort on your part.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills

Office Dynamics

Organization skills is the one thing most successful business owners have in common. You may have been able to muddle along back in the day, but in today’s competitive environment, you need to work any advantage to your favor. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills without too much effort on your part. Organization skills are crucial for the success of any business.

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Picking up skills along the EA career path

Practically Perfect PA

The Account Manager role was a little side step along my career path but required the same skills I would need in my next role as a PA and Administrative Manager. The skills you pick up along the assistant career path are invaluable and I for one would not be able to do the job I do today if I hadn’t started as a Team Administrator back in 2003. Gaining awareness of a business environment. Just think how many of these skills we as Executive Assistants still use today!

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Which secretary skills are worth keeping?

Practically Perfect PA

I think it is about time we celebrate our fore-sister’s skills. After all some secretary skills are still worth keeping! We don’t have the typing pool anymore but typing skills are still very much a basic requirement of the assistant role. With the introduction of typewriters women were finally welcomed into the office environment. The post Which secretary skills are worth keeping?

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Sharing your Skills

Laughing all the Way to Work

If you throw it out there, it gets others thinking about what they can share and then you have an environment of sharing information and growing. Do you want to get better at what you do? Share it!! You wouldn't believe how much I learn each time I give a minute-taking or travel webinar. Because I am giving the webinar I have to review the material and make sure I know my stuff. The audience will certainly know it if I don't. The same can apply in your workplace.

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Is Electric Radiant Floor Heating Good For the Environment?

Eco-Office Gals

An electrical radiant floor is also easy for a homeowner with basic skills to install, though he or she will need a licensed electrician to hook up the system. To learn more about electric floor heating and its effect on the environment please visit [link] com/library. Post from: Eco-Office Gals Is Electric Radiant Floor Heating Good For the Environment? There are basically three types of radiant floor heating.

5 Skills & Strategies Required By A Recruiter In The Post COVID-19 Market

Recruit CRM

5 Skills Required By The Recruiter In Post COVID-19 World In our day to day life, development is important. Developing skills helps us to find new ways to deal with problems. Here are the skills required by a recruiter for the post-COVID-19 market.

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Keeping focussed in a busy environment

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 17 April, 2010 Keeping focussed in a busy environment There are so many distractions in the office -- the telephone, your co-workers, email and your boss! New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

The Expanding High Skill Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

More and more professions that require advanced degrees or highly specialized skills are joining the gig and/or on-demand economy. Younger doctors may want to earn extra income or experience different clinical environments, while older doctors may use it as a means of maintaining a part-time schedule."   As with other types of freelance work, not all highly skilled gig workers are happy with this type of work.

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How to Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection How to Improve Your Interviewing Skills On August 2, 2010, In Interview Skills by Alex Freund , By Alex Freund 1 An interview is a business transaction wherein the objective of the hiring manager (the person who has the authority to hire) is to make a selection among job candidates called in for interviews.

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11 Effective Ways for Assistants to Work From Home

Office Dynamics

Career Management Organizational Skills Problem Solving Productivity Time Management Work Environment Work-Life BalanceRare and unusual times have presented themselves as a result of the onset of Coronavirus COVID-19. As an office, we learned just how many Assistants across the nation and world have become impacted.

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7 Tips for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

For other tips and tricks read, 9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills. Career Management Communication Skills Organizational Skills Problem Solving Productivity Self Development Stress Management Uncategorized Work Environment Work-Life BalanceBeing an Administrative or Executive Assistant is not always a walk in the park.

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Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

9 Ways to Improve Your Organizational Skills. Career Management Communication Skills Executive And Assistant Partnership Mgr/Asst Team Problem Solving Productivity Self Development Stress Management Uncategorized Work EnvironmentLast week Office Dynamics sent an email to all of our subscribers saying, “Thank you,” and we also provided the Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals.

Survival Tactics for Administrative Professionals During Chaotic Times

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International, Secretaries, Executive Assistants, and Administrative Assistants alike have approached us on skills, tactics, and traits to implement in order to achieve agility and survive the pressures of today’s society.

Set Healthy Boundaries at Work

Office Dynamics

You enjoy your work environment and are more enjoyable to work with. Assertive Communication Skills Conflict Resolution Difficult People Self Development Work EnvironmentAn important component to self-management versus stress-management is to set healthy boundaries in the workplace. In this article what kind of boundaries and with whom.

2019 169

Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

Office Dynamics

Expand your mind; add to your skill set; challenge your thinking; look at your day in a new way; be a life-long student. Often when assistants show up for our training, they are already skilled and experienced. Administrative Professionals Day Administrative Professionals Week Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Conference Executive And Assistant Partnership Executive Blog Motivators Professional Image Self Development Uncategorized Work Environment

Meeting New People as an Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

Administrative Professionals Week Attitude Communication Skills Interpersonal Skills Professional Image Self Development Uncategorized Work EnvironmentMeeting new people as an Administrative Professional is cool! Think about all the people you have met because of the people you support and where you work. Where else would you meet such a broad range of individuals? Many executive assistants and administrative assistants work with a variety of cultures.

Create a time audit for your Executive

Practically Perfect PA

When your Executive works in a fast-paced environment, it can be challenging to […]. Core Skills Diary Management Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2019 139

Joan’s Naughty and Nice List for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Attitude Communication Skills Professional Image Self Development Work EnvironmentDuring a Facebook Live event Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International, had discussed her Naughty and Nice List for Assistants. This discussion highlighted many great things that can be practiced in the office as well as actions that should be avoided.

2018 133

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

And yet assistants help file digital documents and manage calls through their cell phones, so the skills required for these tasks haven’t completely gone away. Our company, Office Dynamics, focuses on developing interpersonal skills.

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Multigenerational Communication & Cross-mentorship

Office Dynamics

The diverse team has combined organizational and time management skills, event and meeting planning, business savvy, continued professional development drive and so much more to ensure success and positive outcomes. Seek answers, ask questions, share your skills…never stop learning. Communication Skills Leadership Self Development Teamwork Work EnvironmentBy Dana Buchanan.

2018 132

Spring Cleaning For Office Professionals

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Creativity Motivators Organizational Skills Productivity Stress Management Time Management Work EnvironmentI thought I’d keep this bonus blog on the lighter side. With the onset of spring, now would be a good time to do a little cleanup. Here are a few ideas. S pruce up your work area with fresh flowers. P urge files; clean up computer files. R earrange furniture. I nform your team or new concepts. N egotiate your workload.

2017 138

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Much has changed for the executive assistant and administrative professional, and in order to thrive in this new working environment, it’s up to both to operate wisely, using savvy to make the right decision regarding the right question at the right time. Demonstrate your leadership skills. These are fundamentals, critical foundational skills needed to fully mature your career. Being confident, prepared and honing your skills is a great way to handle this.

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Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work?

Office Dynamics

Admins and outside speakers would have the opportunity to share their skills, experience, knowledge, etc. Ask An Admin Teamwork Uncategorized Work EnvironmentAsk an Admin was created by Office Dynamics to help administrative professionals with their problems through the help of their peers. We don’t always have an answer to each individuals problem but we know some of you might. Please read the question and comment below. Admin on SF Peninsula asks: Looking forward to your replies!

2019 129

Simple Steps to Keeping your Employees Safe in The Workplace

Small Business CEO

Whether you own a small business with a handful of employees, you’re a contractor with a huge team of skilled workmen or you run a busy office when you’re an employer, the safety of your employees is your responsibility. Economy & Environment

2020 78

5 Reasons to Attend Office Dynamics World Class Assistant Course

Office Dynamics

The class is limited to 25 attendees thus creating a better learning environment. Attendees have ample time to practice newly-learned skills, work in teams, receive peer feedback, and experience exceptional networking. #5: Admin Assistant Training Career Management Interpersonal Skills Organizational Skills Problem Solving Self Development

2019 106

8 Tips To Help You Deal With Conflict Better

Office Dynamics

C = creates hostile work environment. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Difficult People Interpersonal Skills Problem Solving Self Development administrative professional co-workers communication conflict executive assistant how to deal with conflict professional development stress workplace conflictHow do you deal with conflict? Are you a person who holds onto everything or do you let your anger out?

2016 148

Why Do Administrative Teams Have So Much Drama?

Office Dynamics

When faced with any group of people with whom you have to work collaboratively, and when placed in an environment with those people for 40 hours a week or more, it’s not surprising that drama unfolds. You’re invited to join the FREE Eat Your Career Resource Library where you’ll gain immediate access to dozens of tools to advance your professional skills and achieve career fulfillment.

2017 165

Snuff Out the Burnout

Office Dynamics

If you can’t take a few days off, even just one day, in a relaxing environment with no computers, faxes, e-mails, phone calls or any thoughts of work, can help renew you. Attitude Interpersonal Skills Self Development Stress ManagementIf you feel you are on the verge of stressing too much because of your job or even home life, take a step back. You might be burning out. Before it becomes full-blown, take these steps: Find time to play. Even if it means forcing yourself.

2018 171

Take Your Seat … At The Executive Table

Office Dynamics

With new technologies (apps, devices, office environments) and globalization, restructuring, downsizing and flattening of top heavy organizations, as administrative professionals, if we are not careful, we could literally get run-over! I feel strongly that the administrative profession must evolve to continue to be seen as relevant to our organizations in this changing business environment. <Guest Post by Debbie Gross> Take Your Seat…At the Executive Table.

2015 164

Better Writing: When to Use “Like” vs. “Such As”

Office Dynamics

When you adopt a young girl, be sure to make it easy for her to adapt to your living environment.”. Barbara McNichol works with business professionals to provide expert editing of nonfiction books and help them improve their writing skills. Have you ever wondered about the distinction between “like” or “such as” in your writing? Here are two phrases to consider: the answers that so-called geniuses like / such as Newton seem to embody.

2016 113

Coaching for Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Typically, how this happens is that an organization will call Office Dynamics and their HR or executive will talk to us specifically about the situation or what skills they would like their assistant to develop. Communication Skills Executive And Assistant Partnership Mgr/Asst Team Self DevelopmentI am happy to say that more executives are investing in their assistants by providing one-on-one coaching for them.

2019 156

Minute taking tips

Practically Perfect PA

As any PA knows, taking minutes is a challenging and essential skill. But don’t underestimate how challenging minute taking can be in a fast-paced corporate environment; you’re recording sensitive and significant information, and its accuracy is of paramount importance to your business, and therefore, your reputation. Featured Key Skills Sponsored post admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Meeting Minutes Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual Assistan

2015 186

Complete Guide To Starting Your Own Business

Small Business CEO

Develop the necessary skills. It is therefore important that you develop the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in the every-changing business world.… Economy & Environment start a businessThere are many amazing benefits to starting your own business – you have the flexibility and freedom to be your own boss and choose your own work schedule, plus the potential to receive incredible financial rewards.

2019 67

Insights from a “Rock Star”: A Conversation with Joan Burge

Office Dynamics

Of all the skills and talents that an Administrative Professional must have in today’s world, which are the most critical and why? The most critical skill is resiliency today. Attitude Problem Solving Productivity Professional Image Self Development Work EnvironmentOSU Administrative Professionals Hosted Joan Burge.

2018 138

Things Assistants Do That Executives Appreciate

Office Dynamics

Takes networking skills very seriously, encouraging teamwork and collaboration throughout our organization. Executive And Assistant Partnership Self Development Uncategorized Work EnvironmentI am very fortunate in that I get to read fabulous letters from executives touting the behavior changes they see in their executive or administrative assistants after attending our Star Achievement Series® course.

2018 129

7 Ways to Begin Your Career as a Photographer

Small Business CEO

This is truly the simplest and fastest way to capitalize on your photography skills. Economy & Environment careers photographyIf photography is your passion, a lifelong dream, and a hobby, which you would like to monetize, you are on the right page.

2020 59

5 Ways to Slay Small Talk with Your Boss

Practically Perfect PA

If you have an interesting or unusual hobby, or a passion that is appropriate to talk about in the work environment, share it with your boss. Soft skills The Assist Conference admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant VA Industry Virtual AssistantYou’ve got an event coming up and your boss suggests that you meet and travel together.

2017 140

Outline of time management principles

Ian's Messy Desk

In the current business environment, productivity is a key to success. What happened to my time management skills?? Productivity best time management business business environment control human behavior low energy Management management planning management principles outline principles setting goals stress levels Time Management time management principlesImage via Wikipedia.

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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Organized Admin with Julie Perrine

Office Dynamics

That ability to produce it quickly instills confidence in your skills and abilities. Even finding an extra five minutes a day to work on your organization skills will add up over time. Your systems will need to evolve to match the personalities and work environments you are in. Get ready to go from chaos to control with the excellent tips that Julie Perrine shares in this free webinar. Watch The Organized Admin Webinar Replay. Webinar Resources & Downloads.

2016 128

How to organise your office and keep it that way!

Practically Perfect PA

The PMs all had tools and techniques in their skill set which allowed them to identify key issues and then resolve and improve the process. One of the projects I worked on used a methodology called ‘5 S’ which was used to improve the overall office environment. Part of the ‘5 S’ methodology is that by standardising the work environment habits will form that cement the organisation of the space. Pin It.

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Navigate Controversial Topics In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

Communication Skills Conflict Resolution Difficult People Work EnvironmentImagine this scenario: You wander into the break room at lunch time to heat up your leftovers and perhaps grab a few minutes with a book or on social media. And then you overhear two co-workers, their voices rising a bit, talking about a controversial subject of the day, or week, or year. It happens, right?

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