How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

Office Dynamics

by Brandi Britton, district president, OfficeTeam. This article was originally published in Executive Secretary Magazine and shared with permission by OfficeTeam and it’s author. 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.

Are You the Scapegoat at Work?

45 Things

When people make mistakes, the biggest problem is often fear that causes them to try to cover it up, says Daryl Pigat, a branch manager with Robert Half International in New York. According to a recent OfficeTeam survey , managers can get caught in this situation. Everyone makes mistakes, but it''s often difficult to own up to them at work. We may fear getting in trouble with the boss, or we may worry that confessing will hurt our reputation or career permanently.