Interns (& Internships) ROCK!

ProAssisting Blog

I know, I know… ProAssisting is a blog and on-line learning environment for assistants… and it is but before one becomes an assistant, they usually have had some experience working as an intern. Basically, we believe, interns and internships rock and that anyone in college (and even high school) should be interning during summer breaks and potentially during semesters when they have a break in their schedule.

Infographic: International Business

The Small Business Blog

Today’s infographic highlights which countries are generating the… Read the full article here: Infographic: International Business on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics global global expansion infographic international business

Why Your business Should Really Consider Operating Internationally

Small Business CEO

If the answers are unfavourable to more than three of these questions, then you should really consider expanding to an international market – here are the top reasons for doing so: New Customers. … Management business expansion business operations international business

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Strange International Laws Every Tourist Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that a lot of countries have strange international laws ? What did you think of these strange international laws? The post Strange International Laws Every Tourist Should Know appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

Who Is Office Dynamics International?

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. How long have you been a friend of Office Dynamics International? Perhaps you’ve known us for a long time or you’re new around here.

How to Best Work With International Colleagues

On The Job

When Erin Meyer visited Tokyo with a Japanese colleague shortly after her book, “The Culture Map” was published, she agreed to speak to about 20 Japanese managers. After her presentation, she asked if there were any questions or comments. “No No hands went up, so I went to sit down,” she recalls.

International Business Times column

The Small Business Blog

You can now read even more from me via my new column in the excellent International Business Times. I will be sharing advice and helpful tips to their readers on the tech topics that I feel strongly about. In my first column I explain the benefits of the Business Cloud and how it could help…

Hire an Intern

Small Business Labs

We have 4 interns working with us this summer.    Interns, of course, are a challenge to manage.    But we think the good of interns way outweighs the bad.  Our interns, being college students, are natural Internet users.  With   One of our interns is working on several social media related projects for us.      Interns also force to us focus.  Our

Small Independent Publisher finds International success

The Small Business Blog

I was impressed to hear about a small UK business book publishing company named Panoma Press that has been very successful in the international market. We always like to highlight success stories here at the Small Business Blog.

3 Simple Ways to End Internal Communication Woes

Small Business CEO

… Management business communication internal communicationIn military forces around the world, top-notch communication skills, or a lack thereof, are considered a life and death issue.

A business case outline for an internal PA network

Practically Perfect PA

An internal network will help us to build stronger relationships and enable better teamwork, communication and easier delegation and reciprocation of help. If you are interested in launching or participating in an internal PA network it would be great to have you on board.

How to Know When to Go International?

Small Business CEO

Many companies will make the decision after a few years, that it is time to venture into international markets, whereas some dive in straight away after only a few weeks; but how can either of them know if they are ready to do so? Marketing business expansion international markets

How To Go From Intern To Full-Time Employment

Dumb Little Man

Given the current economic climate and job market, more and more companies are employing an intern-to-hire strategy for entry level employees. With an overabundance of candidates, even those with experience or graduate degrees are starting as interns. So, you're an intern.

International Virtual Assistant Day 2009

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs International Virtual Assistant Day 2009 Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 11:39 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Life of the Virtual Assistant While you may already have seen, heard, read or otherwise somehow found out that the Online International Virtual Assistant Convention (OIVAC) scheduled for May 14-16 has been postponed and rescheduled to October 1-3, 2009!

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The Pros and Cons of Taking Your Business International

Small Business CEO

Taking your business international opens up a huge number of markets, but also invites some risks. Even if your local markets fail, your business can prosper in the international market. Advantages of International Business.

Jasmine Freeman named Vice President,Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

Jasmine Freeman named Vice President, Office Dynamics International. Jasmine Freeman, Chief Executive Assistant to Joan Burge , founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International , has been named an Officer of the Company, Vice President. Office Dynamics International.

Ever wondered how international courier companies work?

The Small Business Blog

Ever wondered how international courier companies work? The answer, unless you’ve used them a lot, is probably “No.” Shipping is one of those topics that most of us will only take time to learn about if we absolutely need to. When you’re considering using a courier for the first time, you will need to know…

10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

I woke up this morning with the strange realization that this is my very last day with Office Dynamics International. The post 10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International appeared first on Office Dynamics. What a very weird feeling. As I write this I am feeling all the emotions. I’m remembering many of our incredible stories that we’ve collected over the last decade of partnership. Life has been filled with so much joy and with an unbalanced amount of pain.

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Does anyone know what time it is? Calculating time internationally

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here is a tip that someone from my office gave me for calculating time internationally. Tags: time zones international time professional assistant setting different time zones Administrative Assistant

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How to Stop Wasting Time – Internal Factors

Ian's Messy Desk

These time-wasters fall into two types: internal, those things we generate and external, those things that come at us from outside. There are many behaviours and practices that get in the way of our productivity. Both types can be controlled. There are four behaviours/practices leading to wasted time: Disorganization – How much stuff do you have sitting on your desk or in your work area?

Rope-a-Dope and International Affairs

Daily Writing Tips

The other day I began listening to an interview between NPR’s Scott Simon and Dennis Ross, a member of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

How To Export Internationally As a Solo Entrepreneur, Using the Foreign-Language Internet

The Solopreneur Life

The chief bonus is a well-established customer base with an international scope and language settings, and assistance already provided for each market. International Business exporting foreign-language Internet translationT he advent of the Internet has revolutionized the way in which businesses both large and small operate and has opened up a host of opportunities for the solo entrepreneur.

Is an Intern Really Better than a Virtual Assistant?

Tips From T. Marie

I recently stumbled across a tweet that read: “Interns are actually way better than virtual assistants”. Are some interns better than some virtual assistants? Are some situations better suited to an intern than a virtual assistant?

Business Writing: When Your Audience Is International

Business Writing

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Internal customer service counts too

Service Untitled

Internal customer service provides our coworkers within our company information or services. When companies practice exceptional internal customer service, everyone benefits; the “what goes around comes around&# philosophy one might say.

Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally? 4comments for this post Regina Thanks for posting the "trying to phone/fax internationally" issue. Is there a fee of any sort that goes with the international fax? By The Professional Assistant on Monday, January 07, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Productivity D o you have trouble figuring out how to call a client or even a colleague in another country?

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Advice For Handling International Business Payments

Small Business CEO

But how do you conduct business internationally when it comes to the actual payment itself? Listen to the podcast interview for Sherif’s tips and advice on how small businesses can manage international payments.

The Story Of My Second Marathon – Vienna International Marathon

Brilliantly Better

It was my first international competition (outside my country, that is) and, [.]. Well, it’s been almost two weeks since I posted something here, but I had a good reason for that. Last Sunday I finished my second marathon, in Vienna. It was a very rich experience, with many unexpected situations and some serendipituos encounters too. Personal Development Running marathon running vienna

Hot Flash: Working With Your Internal Temperature Turned Up

Laughing all the Way to Work

I take my jacket off for the third time this morning and tell a co-worker again how hot I am. I calculate that I have about 13 years before retirement so I better get used to it. I have to work and I am going through menopause. My doctor tells me some women can experience symptoms on and off into their 70s. I wonder what the younger women and the men in the office must be thinking as they watch the older assistants heat up.

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Old Internal Hard Drives - Portable and More Useful Than You Think!

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you have an extra hard drive lying around that you can't use any longer? Do you want to give it to your IT Department or would you rather use it for your own department's use? I was thinking to myself the other day of what I could do with my extra hard drives that I have at home, since we do have an IT Department and they take care of these types of things, since I work for a large publishing.

Insights for Small Businesses with Exposure to Foreign Exchange Risks

Small Business CEO

Many small businesses looking for growth often forge strategic alliances for international exposure. Interestingly, when it is time to create financial accounts, many business owners with international exposure are surprised that their top and bottom lines are not impressive.

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An Overseas Money Transfer Guide for Small Businesses

Small Business CEO

While the growth is welcome, the process of selling services or products internationally comes with its share of challenges. Several international money transfer companies have come up in the last two decades, mainly because of Internet-based advances.…

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Administrative Training Pioneer Celebrates Unlikely 25-Year Anniversary

Office Dynamics

ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINING PIONEER, OFFICE DYNAMICS INTERNATIONAL, CELEBRATES UNLIKELY 25-YEAR ANNIVERSARY. Las Vegas (June 4, 2015) – Office Dynamics International, the globally recognized authority for administrative training and development, is celebrating its 25 th year in business this week.

Denton International Socialist Organization: "If Trayvon Martin had been born white he would be alive today. That.

Denise Aday

Denton International Socialist Organization: "If Trayvon Martin had been born white he would be alive today. dentonsocialists : "If Trayvon Martin had been born white he would be alive today. That has been established beyond all reasonable doubt. If he had been white, he never would have been stalked by Zimmerman, there would have been no fight, no funeral, no trial, no verdict. It is the Zimmerman mindset that must be….

5 Minutes With… Malcolm Trotter

The Small Business Blog

Since 2001, Malcolm has been employed by the IAB (International Association… Read the full article here: 5 Minutes With… Malcolm Trotter on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. 5 Minutes With IAB International Association of Book-keepers Interviews Welcome to the latest in an ongoing series of entrepreneur interviews for The Small Business Blog. These short Q and A sessions are conducted by myself and feature some of the most exciting figures in the business world.

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Bookkeeping the secret of micro biz success

The Small Business Blog

He recently attended an awards dinner for the International Association of Book-keepers at the House of Commons and made a speech at the event too. Enterprise Rockers Micro Business advice enterprise rockers IAB International Association of Book-keepers micro business Tony Robinson OBE

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Own Your Story: Past, Present and Future

Office Dynamics

My very first International speaking opportunity on behalf of Office Dynamics International! I’m preparing this post early but when you read this, I’ll have just given my presentation #OwnIt, How to Own Your Story and Win at Life at the Executive Secretary Live in London.

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Reasons Why Small Businesses to Move to the UAE

Small Business CEO

If you have a small business, then you know that trying to go international is a tricky proposition. … CEO Leadership international business small business UAELet’s face it, it’s the stuff of much larger organizations. Or so you think.

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Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

Limited time offer from Office Dynamics International: Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership program significantly marked down to $79 (from $249) until May 10.

Post-Brexit, is English Still The Language of The Global Business World?

Small Business CEO

… Economy & Environment business language English language international businessThere are a staggering 1.6 billion people who speak English as a second language. China for example, now has around 10 million fluent English speakers.

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