How to Choose an Online Fax Service

Small Business CEO

It’s 2013, and you know that faxing is an antiquated technology. At the same time, you realize that some people still use it, and it’s unprofessional not to have a fax number if someone requests it. An online fax service is a technology that bridges old world faxing with new(er) world email. Here are the key criteria to consider when choosing among the myriad of online fax services: Monthly cost: This is obvious but important. Modern Fax Photo via Shutterstock.

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Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Prioritize I n my last job, I had my own office. We strive for an “open door” policy, but of course, there are times when the managers hold meetings or make phone calls and have their door closed. Just remember, if your company has an “open door” policy, please adhere to it.

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How to Create the “VIP Experience” for Your Clients with a Welcome Packet

Office Organization Success

On this form have space for your client to fill in all their details and a place for them to sign so that they can fax this back to you – and include all the details about your program/service that you’ve already discussed. It sets out specifically what your terms and conditions are, i.e. payment policies, payment methods, confidentiality etc. Be sure to include this form on a separate page so that your client can fax back their credit card details to you.

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Streamline Phone Numbers To Boost Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

Some people still have second lines at home for fax connections. Fax lines. If you have a dedicated fax line, do you use it at least every day? If not, can you consider a program that will fax from your computer, or use a service at the local office supply store? Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. It used to be that there was one phone per physical location.

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What To Do When Debt Collectors Harass You at Work

Dumb Little Man

It’s a good idea to let collectors know your workplace policies for personal calls, either in a letter or over the phone. What about texts, faxes, and emails, does this law apply to those? Being in debt is a job in itself. You work long hours only to come home to letters from debt collectors demanding payment. There are scammers calling your house trying to cheat you out of more money with promises of debt consolidation.

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How to Create the “VIP Experience” for Your Clients with a Welcome Packet

Office Organization Success

On this form have space for your client to fill in all their details and a place for them to sign so that they can fax this back to you – and include all the details about your program/service that you’ve already discussed. It sets out specifically what your terms and conditions are, i.e. payment policies, payment methods, confidentiality etc. Be sure to include this form on a separate page so that your client can fax back their credit card details to you.

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Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

Practically Perfect PA

When the printer/scanner/fax breaks down I am ultimately the person who troubleshoots and fixes the machine in question. Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards – for e.g. Gifts and Entertainment Policy. Interpret administrative and operating policies and procedures. Once upon a time you spotted or were presented with a Job Spec which caught your attention.

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Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween

Professional Assistant Blog

Luckily, in my office, we dress in casual clothes all of the time and we do have a corporate policy of being able to dress up in a costume for this event. Check with your Human Resources Department or manager to see if this falls into your corporate policy. Home About Me Advertise Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 31, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity H appy Halloween everyone!

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Administrative/Clerical: Staying Healthy Around Sick Coworkers

Office Dynamics

Wipe your telephone handset, keyboard, desk surface, copy machine, fax machine, and other surfaces with disinfecting wipes, or use a disinfectant spray with paper towels. You should also ask if you can create an office policy to address flu season etiquette. Administrative professionals have a lot of personal contact with their coworkers, which can be a good thing or a bad thing.

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Join the “Worklife Line” Chat – Beginning Monday, July 19, 7 pm CST

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Email vs. E-mail

Daily Writing Tips

Electronic mail,” which originally referred to any electronic document-transmission method, including production of facsimiles (also known as faxes), dates back to the 1960s, and in the early 1970s, the abbreviation was codified in the computing world as email. Interestingly, Merriam-Webster’s, which generally mirrors Chicago’s hyphenation policy, lists e-mail , with email as a variant.

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SEO Teleseminar Wednesday March 18

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Cheers, Jeannine Clontz IVAA CVA, MVA, PREVA, CRESS, EthicsChecked, CRVA Accurate Business Services 636-282-9550 Voice; 888-547-6392 Toll Free; 636-282-9973 Fax Jeannine@Accbizsvcs.com [link] Contact Jeannine directly for additional details and to register for this or future Insiders call teleseminars. Comments: 0 Leave a Reply Site Pages Commenting Policy About ktcosmos Got Loose Change?

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Using Email Effectively

Ian's Messy Desk

The signature automatically displays at the end of every message and typically contains contact information such as your full name, department, web page, and phone/fax numbers. For Example: “Follow up to our conference call” or “Needing Information on Computer Disposal Policy” Avoid blank subject lines or overly general subjects.They are more likely to be ignored or overlooked when the recipient’s in-box has 100 new messages.

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What's the story on your file?

Laughing all the Way to Work

You want to file letters, faxes and e-mails received and sent chronologically. Fax transmission sheets and courier slips are also part of the story and provide proof that a document has been sent so should be kept stapled to the correspondence. If an error was made and something was sent to the wrong address, e-mail address or fax number, strike through the correspondence with a pen or put a note on the file saying Sent in Error.

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Cubicle Etiquette 101

Professional Assistant Blog

Our workplace actually has a policy of not allowing them any longer. Home About Me Advertise Cubicle Etiquette 101 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 01, 2007 Filed Under: Office Gossip , Productivity D o you find that your colleagues are hovering around you when youre on the phone? Do you feel that you are not being respected when you are doing something urgent and people just barge in on you?

Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log!

Professional Assistant Blog

You can purge the files as needed, depending on your companys situation and/or policy. Home About Me Advertise Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log! By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 09, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you find that when you receive phone calls or voice mail messages, you cant remember who called, what time they called, who they were trying to call, etc?

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Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving

Professional Assistant Blog

The reason I use the latter method is because our company policy is that we cant download any software that IT doesnt approve. Home About Me Advertise Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving By The Professional Assistant on Friday, September 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , System Security D o you back up your e-mails in Microsoft Outlook ? What would happen if your company gets audited or your manager asks you for an e-mail from a few years ago?

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You may work for someone, but you are your own boss Everyday.

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Miscommunication, Misfiled, and Misplaced = Misrepresentation

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Copy and Pasters BEWARE!

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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The E-tiquette of E-mail

Professional Assistant Blog

Your company may have a policy on how they want you to address people in external business e-mail. Your company may have a strict policy on what they want you to include in the signature line and what it should look like, but generally you would include your name, title, company name and address, telephone and fax number.

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Dealing with Workplace PMS - Poor Management System

The Office Professionals Place

Businesses change policies and procedures constantly. The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Elevate Your Elevator Speech

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Happy Anniversary to the Office Professionals Place - July 15

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Effectively Deal with Anger in the Workplace

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Increase Productivity with Keyboard Shortcuts

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

Working by the 80 – 20 Principle

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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The Office Professionals Code of Conduct

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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The 'Bcc'- Friend or Foe

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Tax Tip for the Office Professional

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Acknowledge the Elephant in the Room

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Are you Ga Ga For Google?

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Self Defense for Admins

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Thinking Differently about Difficult People

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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10 Scariest Excuses to tell your supervisor when you call off work

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Bosses Day - October 16

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Three Tips - Preparing for Economic Recovery

Small Business CEO

A lab order is faxed in. New requests get faxed then emailed to customer service which then inputs the information into the appropriate system, whether that be policy changes into policy administration, benefits questions into follow up logs or new claims into the claims system. A week ago, I had an opportunity to hear an economic update from a Federal Reserve Bank economist.

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Avoid Conference Call Catastrophes

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Surviving the New Boss

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Communication Case #2 - the Mind Reader

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Overcome your Independency

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Around the World Wide Web in 5 Seconds

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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A Day in the Life of an Admin

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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