Is Internal or External Management Training Best for your Business?

Small Business CEO

Without employees, your business would not be the great asset it is today, so it’s important that you focus on continuously training them to develop their skills, encourage career development, and grow your business. Management management training

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Why Your Small Business Must Have an Internal Employee App?

Dumb Little Man

An internal employee app is a great way for organizations to engage with their employees. An internal employee engagement app would be effective in doing this. With an internal employee app, employees are encouraged to use their phones at work to access the app.

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How to create an internal Assistant network

Practically Perfect PA

During the Virtual Summit October 2017, we had the amazing Simone White, Executive Assistant and Global Chair of GAIN – Administrative Professionals Network at BlackRock train our group of attendees on starting their own internal network for Assistants. Career Development Featured Networking Video admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant

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. Either way, we want you to know who we are and what we believe. We Passionately Believe. The administrative role is a noble calling. In a “Career of Choice” mentality.

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

Office Dynamics

And finally, as an employee, I was fortunate to have managers and co-workers who provided me immense opportunities to lean in and lift up. . And therefore, I am writing today – International Women’s Day (IWD). Sunday, March 8.

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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. On Thursday, June 4 th , Office Dynamics International, a trailblazing leader in the field of training and development for administrative professionals, will celebrate its 25 th business anniversary—an immeasurable feat considering the odds stacked against it. Office Dynamics’ experience and expertise in the administrative training industry are unparalleled.

5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services

The Small Business Blog

As more and more companies turn to managed training services to deliver their training and development requirements, many HR & L&D professionals are wondering whether it is time that their organisation did the same. It can be a tough decision – especially when you already have a pool of highly skilled internal L&D talent which… Read the full article here: 5 Organisational Benefits of Managed Training Services on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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. With Personal Assistants wanting to take on more responsibility this will free up time for management and avoid unnecessary duplication in teams. Knowledge sharing will cut down time for each PA and Manager to research information.

5 Top Cyber Security Training Tips For Employees

Dumb Little Man

Train your workers to pause and analyze situations before responding to such emails. Password management. Password management is a major challenge for business owners as it regards cyber security. Most businesses depend on emails daily for both external and internal communications. See Also: Managing Emails Effectively: Tips on How to Maximize Email Use. The post 5 Top Cyber Security Training Tips For Employees appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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7 Ways Health and Safety Training Can Benefit Your Business

Dumb Little Man

As a business owner or manager, it is, therefore, crucial to ensure working conditions are safe and comfortable enough for maximum employee productivity. You need to ensure that your team is adequately trained on how to abide by the relevant industry health and safety practices. Read on to find more about how providing your staff with Workplace Health and Training (WHS) can benefit your business.

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All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we love what we do. Our free training programs began in 2009 with the 26 Weeks to Administrative Excellence pre-recorded video program. As the year’s passed we continued to add in a few additional programs >v iew our free video programs < We hear from assistants on a daily basis that they love our training materials but they work for a nonprofit or their organization doesn’t believe in training the administrative professionals.

2015 171

The Star Performer’s Secret Sauce Free Webinar Replay [assistant training for 25 years and counting]

Office Dynamics

Looking around, she saw her fellow “STAR” performers, though few and far between, were much like her—they received recognition, pay increases, and promotions, and enjoyed a premium level of respect and inclusion in the exclusive management inner circle. As a result of Joan’s question and observations, Office Dynamics was born, and our flagship training program for administrative assistants (The Star Achievement Series) quickly became a globally recognized game changer.

2015 161

5 Steps for Managing Your IT Audit & Security Career In Strange Times

Dumb Little Man

Now, the question is, amid crisis how should we be thinking about our career management? We, as a generation, are facing trouble in managing and balancing work and family, managing stress, and continuously staying connected with co-workers and remote teams in this era of ‘new normal’.

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Video Training for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

First Live Video Conference Training. Thursday, May 23, 2013 we made history at Office Dynamics International. The client requested I speak on the following topics: calendar management and appointment scheduling, travel planning, setting priorities, organizing work space and tasks, and managing time. I also covered communicating with your manager or executive and the importance of daily huddles. Time Management Tips. Administrative Assistants.

Revolutionary Ways Assistants Can Get Information from Their Managers

Office Dynamics

We were really excited about this activity because the main goal was to get assistants to come up with revolutionary solutions on time-old problems such as managers not making time for their assistants; managers not providing sufficient information to their assistants; handling constantly changing priorities; getting support for training and development. Revolutionary ways to gain true manager support for your ongoing professional development. Train to manage.

2016 169

How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

The article, Juggling: The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers by Stacy Leitner was originally posted at AGreatDaysWork.com. If you are an assistant who works with multiple managers or executives, you know the work can be overwhelming at times. However, after a recent turn of events such as staffing vacancies and promotions, I have found myself providing administrative support to several other key managers while we recruit for vacant positions.

2016 143

Learn How to Manage Your Boss

Ian's Messy Desk

And whether you think your boss is brilliant or a bore, the fact is that you have to manage the relationship with your boss if you want to advance your career. Many of us give little thought to managing our supervisors. Supervisor recommendations carry a lot of weight when it comes to decisions about raises, promotions, training resources and even job references. Employees , consider your immediate supervisor as an important internal customers.

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Training On-line

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 January, 2009 Training On-line Recently someone asked me a question about training on-line so I thought I would share the answer in a post. I use a place based in Toronto, Canada called Last Minute Training. Confessions of a Micro-Manager ► September (3) The Advertising Game Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles We live in an Acronym Happy World. Training On-line 10 Things = Frustration "Mom, I'm sick!"

Suprapubic Catheter Care: Health and Bladder Management

Dumb Little Man

Do you need a guide to suprapubic catheter care and bladder management? After this is done the first time, someone who has been trained in the process, including the patient or a relative, may perform this procedure. Those who have any type of internalized catheter will be more likely to experience bladder stones and urinary tract infections. These are less problematic with other bladder management options such as intermittent catheterisation or sheath drainage.

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Time Management Skill: Handling Interuptions Professionally – the Saying No Fallacy

Ian's Messy Desk

For years authors of books and articles about Time Management and leaders of Time Management seminars have suggested numerous simplistic, unrealistic approaches to solving the interruption problem. The most mentioned and most ridiculous suggestion among the Time Management tips is “learn how to say NO.&# Today, you need Time Management strategies and Time Management tools that work and are based on ethical behavior. Image by Ian McKenzie via Flickr.

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Executive Assistant Training on the Rise

Office Dynamics

I’m happy to say that we have seen an increase in interest from companies who want to provide some type of training for their administrative professionals later this year. The reason being is that these are the months when executives, training and development departments and human resources departments start to prepare their goals and objectives for 4th quarter and 1st quarter of 2010. Here are some things you need to keep in mind: Be specific as to what type of training you want.

2009 103

Executive Assistant Training on the Rise

Office Dynamics

I’m happy to say that we have seen an increase in interest from companies who want to provide some type of training for their administrative professionals later this year. The reason being is that these are the months when executives, training and development departments and human resources departments start to prepare their goals and objectives for 4th quarter and 1st quarter of 2010. Here are some things you need to keep in mind: Be specific as to what type of training you want.

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Top tip guide to managing global ground transport

Practically Perfect PA

If you need an international service, check that your service provider operates in all the countries on your itinerary. Knowing this information will allow you to manage your travellers’ expectations – that way, when they get a Hyundai instead of a Mercedes S-Class, they’ll understand why! Also, if you are managing expenses and payments for travel, find out if your supplier can supply invoices from around the world in GBP. It sounds simple.

2014 171

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. Earn positive attention in the workplace and address the most common obstacle standing in the way for most assistants—lack of self-esteem. Do you struggle with getting people to notice you? You can view the replay of our webinar, Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem. As an attendee, you will learn….

How to Help Your Manager Get Things Done – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

This is the best blog for advice for administrative assistants and executive assistants provided by Office Dynamics International. Ok, Renee is wondering how does an administrative assistant manage her manager or executive? Does Renee start with managing deadlines, learning how to schedule properly? How do you help your manager get things done?

2019 143

10 Reasons Why Brand Training Is Important For Your Employees

Small Business CEO

Most companies provide initial orientation training, where employees learn about the company’s brand. In this article, we explain why ongoing brand training is important for your employees. Your employees will feel greater loyalty towards your brand and feel more involved when you personally train them on your brand. Don’t leave the training entirely to videos and slides; be in the room, and motivate your staff with your enthusiasm and passion for your brand.

Personal And Professional Development With PRINCE2 Training

Small Business CEO

PRINCE2 is a process-based methodology that offers non-proprietorial best practice guidance on project management, encompassing the management, control and organisation of a project. In addition to being used as a widely-used standard for effective project management internationally, it also takes the form of an official certification for accredited project managers across a wide range of sectors.

The Best Assistant Learning Resources

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Everything from improving time-management skills to refining your career portfolio to compete in a post-COVID-19 workplace.

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5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

Working together can mean cross-training for out-of-office coverage and expansion of what the team together can accomplish that one person alone cannot do. Coming together is better than fighting for your own agenda. When you are trying to create change, whether in a process or for the administrative community in your organization, it is much easier to be persuasive when there is a group. There is strength in unity.

2016 126

Own Your Story: Past, Present and Future

Office Dynamics

My very first International speaking opportunity on behalf of Office Dynamics International! Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Career Management Self Development Trending Uncategorized #adminblogathon #ownit accountab engaged employees Executive Secretary Live Jasmine Freeman London Office Dynamics International own your story presence quote

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Gain Support from Your Executive for Training & Seminars

Office Dynamics

You walk into your manager’s office to request his or her approval only to hear “no”. While teaching, coaching, and consulting with thousands of assistants nationwide, I have found that they don’t see they have to work at gaining support for training and development. Yes, I’ll get to go” or “My manager will say no.” Know exactly what you want to accomplish by attending the training or conference. Admin Assistant Training Career Management

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Gain Support from Your Executive for Training & Seminars

Office Dynamics

You walk into your manager’s office to request his or her approval only to hear “no”. While teaching, coaching, and consulting with thousands of assistants nationwide, I have found that they don’t see they have to work at gaining support for training and development. Yes, I’ll get to go” or “My manager will say no.” Know exactly what you want to accomplish by attending the training or conference. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Career Management

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Mastering Project Management - Webinar

Office Dynamics

Find the best way to manage your projects – without letting them manage you! Mastering Project Management. Business Management Daily. We all manage projects from time to time. But just because you manage a project, does that make you a project manager? True project management professionals know the steps to take – and the steps to AVOID – for perfect projects every time. Join us May 23 to discover: Perceptions of Project Management.

7 Reasons to Outsource Employee Management

Small Business CEO

Since World War II international competition has been steadily increasing in nearly every sector. The peace of mind provided by consulting a trained individual in the complexity of employee resource management far outweighs the costs. … Human Resources employee management outsourcing Running a business is complex, a situation only complicated by globalization. Digitization has simultaneously simplified and further complicated the situation.

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Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

If you request to attend a Training Day and they say that time away from the office is the main issue, then you need to make the conference seem as undisruptive as possible. You need to reinforce that your work is under control and manage expectations. Managers ultimately want to hear about bottom lines and how you how you successfully planned and smoothly executed your teams’ success in achieving annual targets. Internal & External Training.

2017 163

Survival Tactics for Administrative Professionals During Chaotic Times

Office Dynamics

How do you manage external responsibilities, such as children and family, keep up with workload demands and safeguard yourself from difficult times in the world? Some of the biggest challenges experienced are isolation, time-management, and communication barriers among staff members.

Press Release: Video Series for Executives Maximize the Time and Talents of Your Assistant

Office Dynamics

Joan Burge, renowned executive administrative expert, coach and author, has just released a free video series for executives and managers outlining her best advice from 20 years’ experience as an executive assistant and 23 years’ experience coaching executives on how to maximize their administrative partner’s talents and time to create a winning advantage. Office Dynamics International. . Just Released Video Series for Executives. MAXIMIZE THE TIME AND TALENTS OF YOUR ASSISTANT.

2014 135

Confessions of a Micro-Manager

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 4 October, 2009 Confessions of a Micro-Manager Who would want to work for a micro-manager? Here are some reasons I think managers can get possessive: Im not sure I can trust you. A manager has to have confidence that you know how to do your job. Some managers like to have things done their way and if you dont do it their way, they think you are doing it wrong. I never wanted to be a manager.

2009 100

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

By Joan Burge, Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International. It’s important to recognize the difference between surviving and thriving, because the key to success is available to those who successfully manage to cross the bandwidth between the two. Training budgets were ample; opportunity for advancement sparkled like diamonds for the taking. Administrators handled many tasks, and had backups, cross training, and team-shared projects.

2015 186

Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015. It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings? This free monthly webinar series has given us the opportunity to get to know so many more of you than ever before.

2015 103

How to Develop Your Inner Circle, a Webinar Replay with Peggy Vasquez

Office Dynamics

For years, Joan Burge has taught Administrative Professionals how to break into the management inner circle by embracing a powerful set of professional principles. And copy of their manager. Or ask their manager if you can recognize them at a group meeting. Take our survey if you are interested in having Office Dynamics International come to your city for a live training event. You can view our past free webinar library of administrative training programs here.

2016 157

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

If you are a manager reading this blog, check off the ones that apply to your administrative partner. Excellent time management skills. Taking baby steps is a good way to manage a big list of “must get better at” areas. More free webinar events with Office Dynamics International: The post Qualities Of A Great Assistant appeared first on Office Dynamics. What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant?

2015 167

Create Your Professional Development Plan Free Webinar

Office Dynamics

Upcoming professional development events at little to no cost: As Office Dynamics International celebrates our 25th Anniversary in 2015 we will offer a free webinar each month. Your career is a work in progress whether you are climbing the corporate ladder or staying in your current position and wanting to increase your effectiveness.

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