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Office Managers E-Learning Modules Outline E-Learning Modules: Part 1 Contact Us Enrollment Login All Posts, Technology, (0) Comments Quick Tip: First thing to do to fix office equipment Submitted by Ethan on December 21, 2009 at 05:51 PM Have you ever had a problem with your computer, fax machine, copier machine or any other computer machine that is essential for you to do your job? Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

5 College Skills That Have Lasting Value

Dumb Little Man

Between writing essays, going into interviews, and managing deadlines, you refine several skills while you’re applying for college. Those skills are important because not only do they help you get into your dream college, but they can also help you find jobs and manage your career. Here are some of the best college skills that can help you achieve success in your life. Creativity goes hand-in-hand with writing skills.

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6 Tools You Should Equip your Field Workforce with

Small Business CEO

Intricate fieldwork requires a complex combination of skill as well as equipment in order to be executed properly. With right kind of equipment being employed, even the toughest of tasks become not only easier, but also more efficient and all the more quick. In this article, we break down the 5 essential tools that field workers must be equipped with in order to carry out their job as efficiently as possible: 1.

3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Piano Skills

Dumb Little Man

If you learn the basics of the piano, you’ll gain a wealth of skills and knowledge that you can use in a lot of ways. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the best ways to improve your piano skills and become a better musician. Three Ways to Improve Your Piano Skills Now. Feel free to browse and search on Google for more online training solutions and tools that can improve your piano skills as well as your music ability.

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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. Learning how to use and fix a variety of office equipment.

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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Must-Have Skills for 2017

Office Dynamics

What are the eight must-have skills for executive and administrative assistants for today? As you enter into 2017, be sure you are equipped with this top-notch skill set. Joan also talks about one bonus skill, tune in to see what it is. We invite you to watch the webinar replay: Must-Have Skills for 2017. Download the Webinar Handout: Must Have Skills For 2017. Download Your Certificate of Attendance: Certificate-Of-Attendance-Must Have Skills.

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Boost Your Success by Improving Your Speaking Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Boost Your Success by Improving Your Speaking Skills appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. This reflects your level of communication skills and acumen. With proper communication skills, you can represent the public in voicing your rights and opinions. Those with strong speaking skills have an advantage in communicating their opinion. Whatever you do, your capacity and capabilities can be improved through effective public speaking skills.

2014 178

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. While professional, financial and familial stressors will present themselves through and through, you’ll be equipped with in-demand tools to address them, and at times people, whilst maintaining your patience and decorum.

How to negotiate when planning an event

Practically Perfect PA

As we all know being an assistant means that our super organised skills are second to none. We are the most organised profession there is available to the working world and our skills can be transferable to many different tasks, including managing an event from start to finish. Events Skills admin administrators Business Event Organisation Executive Assistant Negotating with suppliers negotation skills PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant training

Personal Assistant Super Powers!

Practically Perfect PA

Every PA / EA has a set of skills that enable them to do their job well, senior staff might not notice these unique attributes but we should and more importantly we should know how to use them to the best of our abilities. Assistants are the superheroes of the office, possessing extraordinary superhuman powers, their skills can go unnoticed until there comes a time when they are called upon to help protect their colleagues! Filed under: Skills.

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How to negotiate when planning an event?

Practically Perfect PA

As we all know being an assistant means that our super organised skills are second to none. We are the most organised profession there is available to the working world and our skills can be transferable to many different tasks, including managing an event from start to finish. Events Skills admin administrators Business Event Organisation Executive Assistant Negotating with suppliers negotation skills PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant training

Lead From Anywhere: How assistants can exemplify leadership

Office Dynamics

Joan equips administrative assistants, executive assistants and office support professionals to move beyond task work to higher-level functions that meet the ever-changing demands of today’s workplace. A Conversation with Joan Burge – Author, Master Trainer and Founder of Office Dynamics.

2015 158

10 tips for successful public speaking

Ian's Messy Desk

Toastmasters International has put together a list of ten tips that will help improve your public speaking skills. Rehearse out loud with all equipment you plan on using. Communication 10 tips audience communication glossophobia improve nervous energy practice public speaking public speaking skill rehearsal social psychology sound speeches spoke successful public speaking ten tip tips toastmaster toastmasters international visual aids

2012 138

A venue finding agency is an assistant’s best friend!

Practically Perfect PA

Alongside sourcing a venue, we have to think about the catering, any overnight guests, travel logistics, dietary requirements, speakers, training materials, seating plans, AV equipment… the list is endless. The agency will be your one point of contact for everything related to the venue including catering, AV equipment, over night accommodation and everything in between! Picture the scene. Your manager has just returned from a Board meeting.

Which tasks should assistants manage?

Practically Perfect PA

Such tasks include: maintaining office equipment, placing stationery orders, managing office furniture, booking and maintaing meetings rooms etc. Featured Key Skills admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual Assistant As I’ve always said our main role as assistants is to free up time in our executive’s day so that they can focus on the big stuff.

2014 175

Five top tips for using a unique event space

Practically Perfect PA

If your unique space is used to hosting corporate events it probably will have all the usual bits and bobs like flip charts, AV equipment etc. Core Skills Events Featured Sponsored post admin administrators assistants EA Event Venues ITA* Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantEvent Management is now one of the main tasks for assistants – practically every assistant I talk to has organised something!

2016 132

The ultimate app guide for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

A quick and easy app for conference calling which is free to use and can connect people to meetings taking place elsewhere without being stuck in front of a computer or video conference equipment. Featured Key Skills admin administrators apps assistants EA Executive Assistant PA Personal Assistant Tasks technology Virtual Assistant training Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone and I have a lot of my life on my iPad.

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Help Desk

Practically Perfect PA

Office Equipment. I’m a big advocate of assistants having their own office equipment such as a photocopier, printer and shredder. We deal with confidential material all day and it can be awkward sharing equipment with other members of staff. In addition to that as part of our role we are always at one piece of equipment or the other and it is a massive time saver if for example the printer is near our desk.

2012 135

NOT, “Just An Admin!”

Office Dynamics

Three months later I selected the location, negotiated the lease, remodeled the space and purchased new furniture, office equipment, and supplies. The role of the administrative assistant requires a diverse skill set, high emotional intelligence and strong business acumen to get through the day to day environment of today’s demanding environment. Designed by Freepik. Have you ever said, or heard an admin say, “I’m just an admin?” I have. And I’ll admit it – I’ve said it too.

2017 169

A team away day with a difference

Practically Perfect PA

The state-of-the-art spaces offer a lot of flexibility to meet your needs and have the best equipment to give you, and your clients, an unforgettable experience. Ideal as a corporate, or personal gift, for those who enjoy cooking or want to improve their skills. Core Skills Events Featured Sponsored post admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Team building Virtual Assistant Waitrose

2016 104

10 Questions To Find The Perfect Venue

Office Dynamics

Note that if there isn’t a fully equipped kitchen you might be building one from scratch in a tent in the adjacent parking lot? Administrative Professionals Week Communication Skills Cost Effective Organizational Skills Workplace Tools checklist for events event planning finding the perfect venueSo, you’re doing an event? Great! Where? That is the first and most important question. All event planning starts with the venue.

2016 106

6 Tips to Stay Sane During Quarantine

Dumb Little Man

You can find workouts that don’t require equipment, low impact for beginners, and various activities (e.g., On the other hand, you can also expand your interests and skills.

2020 182

5 Career Tips for Project Managers Post-Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

Mention your elegant skills, achievements, job responsibilities, and goals clearly and concisely. Besides, seniors from your current company will also be aware of your credentials and where they can utilize your multifaceted skills in the organization during critical times if needed.

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE

Office Dynamics

She helped us understand how creating and developing a lasting business connection takes time and skill, and delivered unique tools for surmounting awkward moments, starting conversations effortlessly, and the art of follow up. The two are not only very different skill sets but are not in any way interchangeable. OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE. This article is part 2 of our conference recap. if you missed part 1, you can read it here. .

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6 College Courses That Can Get You High Salaries

Dumb Little Man

If you are an aspiring data scientist who wants to learn and apply skills in practical projects, then this course is for you. Moreover, students attending college will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to prepare for the surge of new professions.

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How Much Should You Charge as a Home Business?

Tips From T. Marie

Each employee requires an employer to pay taxes, health insurance cost, the cost of computers and other equipment and the overhead of office space. You have no clue what others may have as far as skills, training, and knowledge. If you set your prices with an employee mentality rather than that of the highly skilled owner of a specialized business your results will be less than successful. Your prices should be based on your skills, experience, and knowledge.

2019 110

5 Steps for Managing Your IT Audit & Security Career In Strange Times

Dumb Little Man

Demonstrate your skills, recent contributions, and major projects concisely to draw more attention. Remember, that along with hiring managers, your past and present colleagues, bosses, and clients also get to look for your skills there.

2020 169

3 Rs or 3 Cs?

Office Dynamics

The Three Rs aren't cutting it for today's workforce, according to the American Management Association's 2010 Critical Skills Survey of 2,115 managers and other executives. Three out of four executives said they believe these skills and competencies will become more important to their organizations in the next three to five years, particularly as the economy improves and organizations look to grow. Are employees equipped to handle these challenges?

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3 Rs or 3 Cs?

Office Dynamics

The Three Rs aren't cutting it for today's workforce, according to the American Management Association's 2010 Critical Skills Survey of 2,115 managers and other executives. Three out of four executives said they believe these skills and competencies will become more important to their organizations in the next three to five years, particularly as the economy improves and organizations look to grow. Are employees equipped to handle these challenges?

2010 100

7 Ways Health and Safety Training Can Benefit Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Training your team members on the relevant safety standards and procedures improves their equipment-handling skills. This greatly reduces the chances of an accident occurring due to improper equipment use. A good training program ensures that staff is instructed on the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), when to use them and how to effectively wear them. It is a known fact that human resources are a business’ most important asset.

2019 141

How To Trust Your Remote Workers

Dumb Little Man

People are growing selective with the places they lend their time and skills to. Building core remote work skills can remedy this. With fewer (or no) people reporting to the office, there’s less need for equipment, utilities, coffee, and even rent if forgoing office space altogether. Remote work has many benefits and many Americans are ready for more employers to offer this perk.

2020 164

How Tech And Remote Work Will Turn The Economy Around

Dumb Little Man

Think about the difficulty of finding a job that is a good fit for your skills and needs – even under the best circumstances it’s a challenge. Have you tried to buy any piece of computer or communications equipment lately?

2020 245

Think Spring!

Office Dynamics

Is there any old equipment sitting around that the company can sell to make some extra money? Organizational SkillsSpring is definitely alive in Las Vegas! As I travel throughout the Midwest and northeast, though, there is still snow. Soon spring will be here and the flowers will be blooming. I bet if you are like many, you do some spring cleaning at home. Many people like to hold garage sales during this time. It's a good time of year to do the same thing at work.

2009 100

Think Spring!

Office Dynamics

Is there any old equipment sitting around that the company can sell to make some extra money? Tags: Organizational Skills Spring is definitely alive in Las Vegas! As I travel throughout the Midwest and northeast, though, there is still snow. Soon spring will be here and the flowers will be blooming. I bet if you are like many, you do some spring cleaning at home. Many people like to hold garage sales during this time. It's a good time of year to do the same thing at work.

2009 100

Modern Classrooms and Personalized Learning Are the Perfect Pair

Dumb Little Man

According to senior personnel of Microsoft, a modern classroom equipped with technology and personalized learning will prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow. But a modern classroom, equipped with personalized learning, generates opportunities to establish two-way interaction between the teacher and the students. Deep learning and development of important skills. Some of these skills are necessary for tasks like custom writing.

2018 149

Branching out – moving on from being an EA

Practically Perfect PA

We also possess a unique set of skills, many of which are transferable into lots of different disciplines. Oh yes PAs are no doubt equipped with a much broader skill set than most people (and maybe you) would give you credit for. For me the unusual combination of strong practical procedural, project management and operational skills required alongside the creative side was an irresistible combination.

2017 159

Branching out – moving on from being an EA

Practically Perfect PA

We also possess a unique set of skills, many of which are transferable into lots of different disciplines. Oh yes PAs are no doubt equipped with a much broader skill set than most people (and maybe you) would give you credit for. For me the unusual combination of strong practical procedural, project management and operational skills required alongside the creative side was an irresistible combination.

2017 159

Launching the Future Assistant 2018

Practically Perfect PA

I think it is imperative that Assistants are equipped with all of the skills they need to succeed as the role changes, which it has been dramatically over the last decade and will continue to do in the foreseeable future. Every session topic has been chosen to enable you to future proof your skills and competencies. Don’t become obsolete through lack of technology skills. I thought I would start the day by launching the Future Assistant 2018! Hurrah!

2018 153

7 Super Effective Tips to Meet Deadlines Without Going Mad

Dumb Little Man

This is because we haven’t developed the right time management and organizational skills. And the lack of such skills makes meeting deadlines seems like an impossible task. equipment. For some of us, meeting a deadline is not a problem because we simply lack the time or we have poor time management skills. When our workdays or school days start becoming more and more demanding, we tend to lose control over our time and schedule.

2019 206

Administrative Professional’s Day: Best Gift for Your Assistant

Office Dynamics

More skills. And quite honestly, you’re going to be asking more of your assistants in the coming years, so it behooves you to ensure your administrative team is prepared and well-equipped for the future. When I worked as an executive assistant, I was always flattered on Administrative Professional’s Day when my leader would generously give me a gift in recognition for my service and hard work. It made me feel special and truly meant a lot to me.

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. All you need is your equipment and a small studio, that you can organize at home.… If photography is your passion, a lifelong dream, and a hobby, which you would like to monetize, you are on the right page. The business of photography is difficult to penetrate, due to its high competitiveness and inevitable pitfalls, which every beginner is going to face.

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Top Reasons Why You Should Find A Virtual Assistant Today For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Using their skills sets, they can work per the client’s specifications. Plus, there’s no need for you to buy computers and other office equipment. Virtual assistants are quite skilled in several areas and can help you decrease your stress and organize everything. Running a business can take a significant toll on you, especially when you are doing all the tasks alone.

2019 177

Conference for Administrative Assistants – How to Get Your Executive’s Approval

Office Dynamics

In today’s competitive marketplace and at the pace this profession is changing, if you do not continually enhance your skills, build new ones, and have a strategy for your career, you will get left in the dust. Don’t feel guilty about being out of the office to attend a program or conference that will make you better equipped, faster, smarter, and sharper. .

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