International Women’s Day 2020 – A Message From Julie Reed

Office Dynamics

In a recent interview, I was asked, “What motivates you to be an Administrative Professional Trainer and Coach”? And therefore, I am writing today – International Women’s Day (IWD). Observed annually on March 8 since 1911, International Women’s Day is a day put aside to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness, and take action. I would like to “celebrate, support and collaborate with other women” in honor of International Women’s Day. Sunday, March 8.

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An Interview with the Office Dynamics Team

Office Dynamics

Meet the entire Office Dynamics International Team –. Joan Burge – Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International since 1990. 4 Hands-On Learning Labs: Roll up your sleeves and engage yourself in 1 of 4 topics ranging from creating a career portfolio to goal setting and professional branding. The post An Interview with the Office Dynamics Team appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Internal customer service counts too Cheryl April 22, 2010 Behind the Scenes , Customer Service , Proactive 1 Comment Everyone has a customer whether it be outside or inside of the company, and morale, productivity, and employee retention improves when we are able to properly facilitate internal customer service. Internal customer service provides our coworkers within our company information or services.

Does Your CRM System Help Your Business Grow? Interview: @batchblue

Productive & Organized

BatchBlue was created with one goal in mind: to create useful, user-friendly software for small businesses. My entrepreneurial spirit led me to co-found and manage operations at Matrix Group International, a Web development firm in the Washington, D.C., We can’t have an interview here and not talk about productivity!  In previous years, we’ve joined the international effort to raise money for men’s health with our own Movember team.

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The 4 Most Difficult Interview Questions

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise The 4 Most Difficult Interview Questions By The Professional Assistant on Friday, November 23, 2007 Filed Under: Job Seeking A re you going in for an interview for that dream job? Here are 4 of the most difficult interview questions that companies will ask and ways to tackle them: Where do you see yourself in X number of years? Talk about what you feel is important to you in a professional manner and describe how you will meet these goals.

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Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

Laughing all the Way to Work

My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets © Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 12 July, 2010 Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie® Award winner Lynn Holgate, an Executive Assistant at High Performance Technologies, Inc. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

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Tracking How to Get It All Done & Avoid Information Overload-Interview With @Springpad CEO @jeffjaner

Productive & Organized

In short, our goal is to save you time and money when you're ready to do something with what you've saved. Our goal is to make it simple for people save things whenever and wherever.     We can’t have an interview here and not talk about productivity!  We have weekly management meetings and daily stand-ups; and we communicate and stay on track with project software, an internal wiki for documentation and real-time messaging.

2011 168

Interview with Rob Siefker of Zappos – Part 4 of 4

Service Untitled

This is the fourth and final part of my interview with Rob Siefker, the Director of the Customer Loyatly Team at Zappos. You can read part one of the interview here , part two here , and part three here. And so for the call center, we have our team leads and we try to keep our teams very small so our goal is to have their team sizes be roughly about 12 people. And it ebbs and flows in the call centers so it’s up and down a little bit from that but that’s our goal.

Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex

Practically Perfect PA

Motivate…my colleagues every single day and bring the team together as we fight for common goals. I also love to share my knowledge and expertise with the Office Admin industry and therefore accept international speaking engagements and writing opportunities. I am a proud member of IMA (International Management Assistants) since 2006. I also publish interviews, share articles and write my own statements.

2017 144

3 Unique Things That Successful People Do Differently

Dumb Little Man

We all know the typical things that successful people do differently – wake up early, set goals, network – but what does the next level of successful behavior look like? While there is no one defined behavior for successful people, anyone who has spent extensive amounts of time reading interviews of and articles by successful people can agree that there are similar attitudes and behaviors that they possess. They set daily goals. Goals Motivation Success

2017 189

Did You Reach Your NaNoWriMo Goal?

Men With Pens

28,759 On-target web design and copywriting to help you hit the bulls-eye of success Home How-to Books Our Services Portfolio FAQs About Us Archives Contact Us Better Blogging Guest Posting Better Books Better Business Better Design Drive-by-Shooting Sundays Better Writing 7 Deadly Fears of Writing Fiction Writing How To Write Website Content The Way of Writing Way Off Topic Announcements Did You Reach Your NaNoWriMo Goal? If simply finishing is your goal, then yeah, have a beer.

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Do you have a job or a career?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Let’s face it, we all need money, but is our whole purpose just to get a paycheque and go home or is our goal to earn the best salary we can make while advancing in our career? Tags: International Association of Administrative Professionals paycheque job or career IAAP career Administrative Assistant Job Interview

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Whose meeting is it anyway?

Laughing all the Way to Work

My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Do you ever get a meeting request and an agenda has not been provided, or if it is a teleconference the call-in details have not been given or the boardroom hasnt been booked for an internal meeting? Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

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Do you like what you do?

Laughing all the Way to Work

My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets INTERVIEW WELL Make it a conversation. You are interviewing them too so ask questions. Take notes during the interview so you don’t forget what you wanted to ask. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

2009 132

Ways to Improve the Morale at the Office

Office Dynamics

Request an informal, friendly meeting on each work anniversary to talk about their goals for the upcoming year and reflect on how far they’ve come. And if your team works remotely, start a monthly internal newsletter to showcase the talent of your office whether they came up with an amazing idea that boosted revenue, or raised funds for the local animal shelter as part of their favorite cause. According to research from Gallup, only 31.5 percent of U.S.

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Why I love my job?

Laughing all the Way to Work

My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets When I interview for a job I interview the person interviewing me and try to get a feel for whether we will work well together. Good boss, bad boss On one interview I went on, when I met the two men who would be interviewing me, I met the first one and thought, "OK, so he seems like a nice man and I could work with him."

2008 100

Staying Motivated as an Entrepreneur – Top Tips from Some of the World’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Joe Martin, an Israeli-born, founded Merchandize Liquidators while pursuing a Business Administration degree at Florida International University. Although faced with different challenges during the start of his business such as time and money for capital, it didn’t stop him from reaching his goal. He was an international student during that period, which means he had to stay as a full-time student for legal reasons.

2017 176

Top Jobs You Can Get With A Math Degree

Dumb Little Man

Interview each school to see what their graduates have gone on to do. Those working in international banking will handle a bank’s dealings with other countries. International banking starts much higher at around $110,000. The goal is to maximize profit and minimize loss, which can make for a very stressful but well-paid job. One of the most common complaints you’ll hear in every high school class is this: “When are we ever going to use this stuff?”.

2017 162

Find Your Call: The Best Tips on How to Select the Right Career

Dumb Little Man

Setting career goals. At this stage, you must set some professional goals for yourself. Jot down your long-term and short-term goals in a journal to help you assess the kind of career that you need. For example, acquiring a top managerial position in five years could be your long-term goal. Interning all the way. Your best bet would be to do that as an intern. “Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.”.

2018 127

Conference for Administrative Excellence – Gala Event

Office Dynamics

In the lobby, guests walked a red carpet between tall red pillars while overhead, a marquee announced Office Dynamics International’s 25th Conference for Administrative Excellence. The morning’s activities began with opening remarks by Joan Burge, CEO and founder of Office Dynamics International. Throughout the event, I watched admins step out to courageously be interviewed on camera. Following a full training day, we reconvened for the Glam and Glitz Gala.

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The Assist Conference 2015

Practically Perfect PA

The importance of having your career goals, always, at the front of your mind. We all have different experiences within the industry and we have personal goals that we want to accomplish in our career. The importance of developing your own career path looking at interview techniques, job descriptions and the key skills needed to move on up. The role of networking internally and externally to help assistants develop.

2015 187

Ways to Master the Art of Perseverance

Dumb Little Man

Whether you’re trying to get out of debt, obtain a college degree, build a start-up company, or stick to a healthier diet, many of life’s most meaningful goals require a great deal of perseverance. Have you ever tried to tackle a difficult long-term goal and failed? One of the best ways to bolster this sense of optimism is to internalize the stories of people who have made the leap from failure to overwhelming success. Whatever your goal is, you will do it.

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Professional Development Opportunity for VA Entrepreneurs

Loosely Speaking

Listen to my interview with Jeannine Clontz Jeannine’s goal in offering her Teleseminar series is to help VA Entrepreneurs “increase profits and build the business of their dreams.&# Here are some of the interviews scheduled for the next few months: April 15: Branding for Future Success – What is your Brand ?

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A day in the life: Claudia Ferreres, PA to Albert Adrià

Practically Perfect PA

As the Personal Assistant to a quite renowned chef, my tasks might vary from the ones of a regular PA, like calendar and email management, to most specific tasks such as taking care of the journalists that come visit the restaurants and to interview Albert. The good thing of this job is the fact that it is very diverse, so I always have things to learn, challenges to overcome and goals to achieve. What are the main aspects of your role?

2015 218

How College Students Can Prep for Green Careers

Eco-Office Gals

This also means that there are more college students who have a similar goal as you do, which means that green jobs are more competitive than ever. And if you’re interviewing for a green job, it really is an extra bonus because it conveys the message that you are sensitive to the needs of the community. Intern. If you are a college student who is preparing for a career in a “green industry”, you have made a very wise choice.

2012 138

Christine Arylo on self love, success and clutter

Clutter Coach

Christine Arylo, coach and author of the new book, Choosing ME Before WE , graciously took some time from her book promotion schedule (you can hear her speak on June 2nd at 7pm in Oakland at Great Good Place for Books) to do an interview for my blog. Clutter Coach: It can be scary to commit to a goal like getting organized if it's a big shift from where you are now. by Originally posted 2009-06-01 13:35:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter.

2014 138

A New Resolution for the New Year

The Office Professionals Place

New Year’s resolutions should be regarded as goals. If you want to loose 20 pounds, set small goals like change your eating habits, park farther from the store entrance, or reduce your serving portions. If you want to find a new job, first set the goal of updating your resume. Do you need to review interview techniques? Small building blocks will create large impacts on your goal setting. Set goals that are manageable and attainable.

2010 100

Christine Arylo on self love, success and clutter

Clutter Coach

Christine Arylo, coach and author of the new book, Choosing ME Before WE , graciously took some time from her book promotion schedule (you can hear her speak on June 2nd at 7pm in Oakland at Great Good Place for Books) to do an interview for my blog. Clutter Coach: It can be scary to commit to a goal like getting organized if it's a big shift from where you are now.

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Feeling unappreciated?

Practically Perfect PA

The importance of having your career goals, always, at the front of your mind. Interview tips and techniques , Comparing job descriptions. The role of networking internally and externally to help assistants develop. Over the last few weeks I have been wondering how my initial thoughts about running an event have turned into the Assist Conference – which is just a month away!

2015 157

Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

Practically Perfect PA

You applied for the role and after an interviewing process were offered the coveted position. Key results expected – ideally SMART goals – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely. Jennifer Corcoran is an Office Manager with 20 years’ admin/PA experience working with Senior Executives at international level. Once upon a time you spotted or were presented with a Job Spec which caught your attention.

2015 147

Common Job Search Mistakes

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection Common Job Search Mistakes On May 15, 2010, In Resume Writing by Debra Wheatman , By CareersDoneWrite.com 0 Many job search candidates spend innumerable hours pursuing employment opportunities; yet many do not achieve the desired results. This means that you should be dressed in a suit when you interview.

2010 116

Speaking with Passion with Corey Poirier

Productivityist

Corey is a keynote speaker, sales professional, entrepreneur, and the host of Conversations with Passion Radio Show where he has interviewed over 4,000 “super-achievers.” The importance of tackling tasks and goals in small chunks that are easily achievable – whether in public speaking or productivity – until you’re ready to take on the big one (19:49). Toastmasters International. My guest on this episode is fellow Canadian Corey Poirier.

2017 63

What do our clothes say about us?

Practically Perfect PA

In the article Forbes interviewed the physiologist Dr Jennifer Baumgartner’s about her book “ You Are What You Wear: What Your Clothes Reveal About You ” in which she examines how psychology determines which clothes we choose to wear and how changing the way we dress can overcome issues that our clothes might express to others. Be trying to express the age you feel you are, but getting caught between your actual and internal age. Pin It.

What do our clothes say about us?

Practically Perfect PA

In the article Forbes interviewed the physiologist Dr Jennifer Baumgartner’s about her book “ You Are What You Wear: What Your Clothes Reveal About You ” in which she examines how psychology determines which clothes we choose to wear and how changing the way we dress can overcome issues that our clothes might express to others. Be trying to express the age you feel you are, but getting caught between your actual and internal age. Pin It.

Featured Soloist Amy Pryor: “Embrace Social Media”

The Solopreneur Life

It’s also opened the door to guest blog or be interviewed by people such as yourself. What are your goals for the next 12 months? My goals are to be represented by a gallery in Orange County, California and establish relationships with several interior designers who appreciate my bold and energetic style. She has a team of employees and interns and, of course, has a profitable business.

Christine Arylo on self love, success and clutter

Clutter Coach

Christine Arylo, coach and author of the new book, Choosing ME Before WE , graciously took some time from her book promotion schedule (you can hear her speak on June 2nd at 7pm in Oakland at Great Good Place for Books) to do an interview for my blog. Clutter Coach: It can be scary to commit to a goal like getting organized if it's a big shift from where you are now. by Originally posted 2009-06-01 13:35:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter.

2015 100

My First Experience at The Conference for Administrative Excellence

Office Dynamics

Her goal was to make each person feel as if they were the star of the show. In the hall outside the Gala was a step and repeat where paparazzi was taking pictures and interviewing attendees. When I had interviewed with Brian and Joan in January, I had two other companies that had made offers to me, but before I would make my decision I wanted to do my due diligence by researching each company. As Told By Your Office Dynamics Marketing Specialist.

2018 156

Experience vs. a university degree

Practically Perfect PA

People who witter on about ‘the University of Life’ just sound like idiots- actually having a degree is the equivalent of putting your money where your mouth is- I can prove I have a successful track record, When I interview, I look for candidates with degrees, as I know from experience that they bring more to the role; intellect, ability, and commitment to projects and discipline. Yes -when getting to interview stage.

2014 133

How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

Office Dynamics

In recent Office of the Future research from OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals, 50 percent of survey respondents feel they have skills that are not being tapped at work. In addition, be the colleague who recognizes office birthdays and special occasions, such as when the sales team exceeds its quarterly goals or the business development group lands a big client. by Brandi Britton, district president, OfficeTeam.

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

Productive & Organized

I make introductions to folks that are aligned with their goals right away and then just see if we like each other. Thanks to Dr. Shannon Reece of Reece International LLC. Instead, each company’s marketing strategy should differ depending on specific goals and target audiences. "How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper" ». "Discover You have got to be on social media sites!!!

2011 193

Facing Rejection? Here Are 5 Key Steps To Handle Them Like a Pro

Dumb Little Man

Internal focus refers to what's within our sphere of influence - our thoughts, feelings, actions, behaviors, etc. On the other hand, someone with a high internal focus of control sees that he/she is the sole determinant of his/her reality. This can be done for almost any situation - interviews where you were rejected, client proposals, suggestions your managers turned down, and business meetings. To get a rejection means to face a dead-end in your goals.

2011 219

Elite Women Around the World – Make a Difference

Make or Break Moments

This regional economic development trade summit is the brain child of Rita Singh from Miraj International. If you are going to be in the area – consider spending a day of making connections and learning different ways you can collaborate to help others (as well as yourself) achieve your goals.

2010 116

Do you know your numbers? Revenue vs. Income – The difference can make or break your company

Productive & Organized

    When I interviewed Nicole Fende on my Fire Up Your Biz - Enrich Your Life program there were a number of questions from participants on the difference between revenue and income.   In your own head, or in your internal communications, feel free to refer to revenue as Tom, Betty or Larry if that works for you. 

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