The Industry Snapshot 2016

Practically Perfect PA

A huge thank you to everyone that took the time to complete this years Industry Snapshot and Practically Perfect PA survey. Here is a quick breakdown of our reader demographics and some of your thoughts on the industry.

2016 141

The Industry Snapshot 2016

Practically Perfect PA

and every year I ask you lovely lot to give me feedback on the industry, the blog and other activities we have been working on – from our events to our new launched eBook. So without further ado… Here is the link to the Industry Snapshot Survey: Please complete our survey .

2016 169

Practically Perfect PA Survey: The industry snapshot 2014

Practically Perfect PA

I have decided to break the survey results into a few blogs so that I can share how you all feel about being assistants, the industry and your thoughts on the blog. This post will concentrate on the industry and your place within it.

2014 265

Time Management for Remote Workers

Practically Perfect PA

When you’re a remote worker, such as a PA, EA or VA, time management is essential to your business success, as often you’re billing on an hourly basis or for the time spent on a specific project.

2017 204

The Industry Snapshot: The Office of the Future

Practically Perfect PA

Thanks again to everyone who completed the Practically Perfect PA Industry Snapshot survey. The post The Industry Snapshot: The Office of the Future appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. We had some really interesting feedback and I want to share some of that with you today.

2016 202

Attending an Assistant industry event? Best to be prepared!

Practically Perfect PA

If you are going to attend an Assistant industry conference, you will get much more value if you spend a little bit of time preparing correctly for the event.

2019 141

The Industry Snapshot: Your role

Practically Perfect PA

Thanks again to everyone that completed the Practically Perfect PA Industry Snapshot 2016. The post The Industry Snapshot: Your role appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

2016 151

The Industry Snapshot: The influence of Personal Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

However, following our recent Industry Snapshot survey, we have a lot of interesting data that shows us the areas in which you have the most influence. Managing the Managers.

2016 254

Reward and Recognition within the Assistant Industry

Practically Perfect PA

For all of you that could not attend the Assist Conference this year I wanted to share my presentation with you – Reward and Recognition within the Assistant Industry. We manage our executives; we understand the needs of the company and we manage complicated tasks.

2015 256

Healthcare Industry Embracing the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Key quote from the report: Driven by a surge in on-demand labor platforms and online work management solutions, traditional hierarchies are being replaced with open talent marketplaces, which four-fifths (80 percent) of health executives surveyed believe will drive profound shifts in their economics.

2017 191

Coworking Doesn't Need a New Name, But the Office Space Industry Does

Small Business Labs

Key quote: The industry has come a long way since it first took off in the early 2000s.   We agree that the term "coworking" is too limiting for what's going in the commercial office space industry. It's the commercial office space industry

2018 245

Upwork Going Public; Shows Maturation of Online Talent Marketplace Industry

Small Business Labs

  That both Upwork and Fiverr have reached the size and scale to go public shows the maturation and growing importance of the online talent marketplace industry. The online freelance talent marketplace Upwork filed last week to go public. 

2018 191

Practically Perfect PA: The industry snapshot

Practically Perfect PA

This post will concentrate on the industry and your place within it. The post Practically Perfect PA: The industry snapshot appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Survey The Industry admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Infographic Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant training Well firstly I want to say a huge thank you to everyone that took the time to complete my survey a couple of months ago.

2013 161

15 Benefits to Outsource Document Management

Dumb Little Man

The rise of document management outsourcing isn’t that surprising, considering that most companies view their document management solution as an inconvenient part of their functional operations. Aside from delays, document management also results in an even more disorganized process.

2019 258

PWC's 2040 Industry Cluster Forecast

Small Business Labs

Industry clusters are place where there is a concentration of companies and services related to a particular industry.    The best know example is the tech industry cluster in Silicon Valley.  

2010 166

The Staffing Industry Analyst's Human Cloud Framework and Taxonomy

Small Business Labs

Last week the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) released The Human Cloud, the Gig Economy & the Transformation of Work. In many cases (although not always), the platform also supports "the enactment and management" of the work (to a greater or lesser degree).

2017 191

Sustainable Business Practices for 6 Popular Industries

Eco-Office Gals

In fact, it’s an initiative that can be adopted by many different companies in nearly every industry imaginable. Despite the troublesome news, there are several ways the construction industry can reduce and minimize their overall waste. Construction managers can also cut back on water usage by monitoring consumption or utilizing rainwater when viable. Waste Management.

2016 143

Winweb focusses on cloud industry solutions

The Small Business Blog

Winweb’s cloud-based business management solutions have a new focus on industry-specific requirements, with special applications for retail, wholesale, services, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, non-profit organizations, membership businesses, and franchises.

2015 193

The State of the VC Industry - Fewer Firms, More Funding

Small Business Labs

TrueBridge Capital Partners recently released a report on the State of the Venture Capital Industry. The large funds are able to do this because they are garnering a larger share of industry assets.

2015 194

Email Management: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails

Office Organization Success

” “Responding to emails” “Managing email” “Email overload” Sound familiar? Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST . Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST .

Email 277

Tips for Attending Industry Conferences

Small Business CEO

So it’s time for your first industry conference, and you’re not sure what to expect. … Management business event industry conference

2017 65

Inc. on Choosing the Right Industry

Small Business Labs

on Choosing the Right Industry Inc. has an interesting package of articles on the best industries for starting a business.    The industries that made their list are quite eclectic, everything from cupcakes to ferryboats to environmental consulting. 

2010 148

Easy event management

Practically Perfect PA

We recently worked with Gallus Events who managed our Assist Travel event in London. The event management was seamless and one of the main reasons was because they used an online event registration / management platform called Eventbrite. Eventbrite Event Management.

2015 208

Property Management Industry Faces Drone Invasion: Why That’s a Good Thing

Small Business CEO

With drone technology having advanced to the point of offering an attractive alternative to human labour in industries ranging from defence to wedding photography, property management markets around the globe are bracing for impact.

2016 108

Land Your Dream Job With These Industry-Specific Interview Outfit Tips

Office Dynamics

Get Industry-Specific. The rules of the interview outfit are still somewhat rigid, but the nuances depend on the industry in which you’ll be working. Let’s take a look: The fashion industry. In the fashion industry, purses are status symbols.

2015 173

Direct Selling Industry Employs More People Than the Online Gig Economy Platforms

Small Business Labs

million are what the DSA calls "business builders" These are people actively managing and selling products to a customer base (think Avon, Mary Kay, etc.). This goes back to the early days of the direct selling industry in the late 1950's and early 60's.

2017 173

Innovative Ways to Be Greener in Any Industry

Eco-Office Gals

Business owners, whether they are part of the restaurant, hospitality or retail industries, are always looking for ways to save money, especially during tough economic times. Going green is one of the many ways you can do that, no matter what industry your business is in.

2014 158

Managing your social media content

Practically Perfect PA

Here are my top ten tips for managing your social media – these are all tried and tested! LinkedIn Groups: I would recommend joining around 10 LinkedIn Groups relevant to the assistant industry. This is the hardest part of managing your social media.

VA Industry Leaders: a conversation

Loosely Speaking

I think of you as a one woman dynamo and industrial captain and am quite amazed at what all you have been able to accomplish. I didn’t have any family background in entrepreneurship, but am thrilled to be a part of an industry that is so welcoming and supportive.

2008 130

Competitive Industries: How Do You Stand Out?

Small Business CEO

How can your business stand out in a competitive industry? The claims management market is a competitive one. … The post Competitive Industries: How Do You Stand Out?

2019 63

How to Avoid Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Data Overload

Small Business CEO

Equipped with hundreds and thousands of sensors smart industrial IoT devices provide a whole new level to data-driven business decisions. Most of the shortcomings are related to the need for gathering, processing and management of the huge data.…

2019 65

Is the Staffing Industry Facing a Kodak Moment?

Small Business Labs

These are good times for the temporary staffing industry. As the American Staffing Association chart below shows, the industry has been booming since the steep declines caused by the Great Recession. 

2016 130

Disruption and the Analyst Industry

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Increase in Unemployment Rate Good News | Main | 1 in 8 Consumers Forecasted to Cut or Eliminate Cable TV in 2010 » May 10, 2010 Disruption and the Analyst Industry I signed up for GigaOm Pro  recently. 

2010 148

Staffing Industry Research Firm Says There are 44 Million Gig Workers

Small Business Labs

The Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)  recently released a study showing that nearly  30% of the U.S. That's a lot of money and you can see why corporations are trying to better manage this spend. Staffing Industry Analysts describes the latter as “human cloud workers.”

2016 176

Why It's Time to Push Back Against Industry Norms

On The Job

When he became an assistant professor of strategic and international management at London Business School, he took the opportunity to question newspaper leaders about their format and discovered leaders didn’t really know why they used broadsheets – it had just always been done that way.

2017 141

J’adore rapport – working with a new manager

Practically Perfect PA

Hopefully you would have been interviewed by your new manager so you will have gained some understanding of what they are like and what they require from you. Here are some of my tips on how to make sure you build a good rapport with your new manager and get off on the right foot.

2013 223

WinWeb focusses on cloud industry solutions

The Small Business Blog

Winweb’s cloud-based business management solutions have a new focus on industry-specific requirements, with special applications for retail, wholesale, services, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, non-profit organizations, membership businesses, and franchises.

2015 101

3 Effective SEO Strategies for Professional Industries

Small Business CEO

Professional industries have to approach search engine optimization differently than other businesses. Of course, the basics of SEO are the same regardless of your industry. Here are three effective SEO strategies for professional industries like your: Create Linkable Content.

2018 63

Why The Construction Industry Needs Superior Suppliers

Small Business CEO

Multiple sectors of the Canadian construction industry are seeing incredible growth in a difficult economy — the estimated statistics are positive, the number of job openings is rising, and the list of future projects is getting longer. The growing construction industry in Canada.

The mindset of a VA business owner

Practically Perfect PA

Core Competencies Featured PA to VA admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant VA Industry Virtual Assistant virtual assistant business Virtual Assistant training

2019 219

How to think more analytically

Practically Perfect PA

Core Competencies Featured admin administrators assistants Career Competencies EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant VA Industry Virtual AssistantI’ve just finished reading Think Better Analytically, and I want to share my learning with you!

2019 219

The Ultimate Guide to Managing Trading Risk

Dumb Little Man

The ability to withstand those setbacks and face trading risk are important traits you need to have if you want to be successful in this industry. The post The Ultimate Guide to Managing Trading Risk appeared first on Dumb Little Man. The Australian share market experienced unprecedented turbulence in the first week of February 2018 when it lost $60 billion.

2018 154

How Small Businesses can ease their Carbon Footprint (and Exceed in their Industry)

Eco-Office Gals

All you need to do is keep an open mind to the concept, provide the tools for the job (such as VoiP phones, online meeting software, project management tools) and you’re ready to cut down on waste and gain a cool edge over the competition that’s stuck in the traditional “office space” mentality.