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.

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.

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.

Administrative Training Pioneer Celebrates Unlikely 25-Year Anniversary

Office Dynamics

ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINING PIONEER, OFFICE DYNAMICS INTERNATIONAL, CELEBRATES UNLIKELY 25-YEAR ANNIVERSARY. Joan Burge is widely considered a visionary, the pioneer of administrative training and development, and a champion for the profession.

Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work?

Office Dynamics

Do you have an internal admin site where you work? An internal admin site is the main company site with all the links that admins find useful for their jobs centralized in one place. The post Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work?

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Some training suggestions for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Quite often I am asked which courses I would recommend for assistants that are just starting in the profession and want to undertake some training to increase their skills and help them move up the career ladder. All of this means that we must, must, must attend training courses.

Administrative Training Sources – Friends of Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics

We recently posted a blog that listed free training sources we provide; 6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants. The post Administrative Training Sources – Friends of Office Dynamics appeared first on Office Dynamics.

New Training and Resources to Office Dynamics in 2019

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International is the global industry leader in the development and presentation of sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training, coaching, and resources. The post New Training and Resources to Office Dynamics in 2019 appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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7 Ways Health and Safety Training Can Benefit Your Business

Dumb Little Man

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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5 Top Cyber Security Training Tips For Employees

Dumb Little Man

Train your workers to pause and analyze situations before responding to such emails. Most businesses depend on emails daily for both external and internal communications. The post 5 Top Cyber Security Training Tips For Employees appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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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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A Guide to Internal Punctuation

Daily Writing Tips

in references to time (“The next train is at 1:35”). Original post: A Guide to Internal Punctuation. This post outlines the functions of punctuation marks employed within a sentence: the comma, the semicolon, the colon, and ellipses. Comma.

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. More free assistant training at your fingertips. The post All the free training we offer in one place!

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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?

Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International awarded two organizations its Star Achievement Series ® training program (Level 1) in support of Administrative Professionals. Share your thoughts below about this news release, “administrative training company donates program.”

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.

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

Office Dynamics

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. 25 Proven Tips to Administrative Excellence. Did you miss it?

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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. I plan to create an online training program for administrative assistants this summer from this 3-hour workshop but will break it up into 8 or 9 short segments.

Why Invest in Training Your Staff?

Small Business CEO

Without a proper plan in place including a strategic budget for employee training, organisations can’t keep pace with the competition and the constant need for transformation; their strategies will falter and their profits will vanish. … Human Resources staff training

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Everything You Need to Know About an Architecture Intern and Future Architectural Roles

Small Business CEO

Who is an architectural intern? An architectural intern is a trained person who has the necessary skills, knowledge, and expertise to help in an architectural office before they have received their degree.

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Why Leaders Need to Train Like Elite Athletes

On The Job

They play more than 160 regular-season games a year, and that doesn''t take into account playoffs, spring training and playing in other games held around the world. I''m a baseball fan, and am often concerned about the grueling schedule the players maintain.

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.

5 Olympic Training Secrets That Will Make It Impossible For Your Competitors To Keep Up With You

Dumb Little Man

Below are 5 scientifically proven Olympic training secrets you can use to become twice as productive as your competition. All Olympic athletes work with expert coaches and mentors who provide them with feedback and guidance on their training. Olympic athletes inspire and awe us.

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How to Train Your Subconscious to Work With You to Reach Your Wildest Dreams

Productive & Organized

  I call that optimizing your internal operating system.   Optimizing your internal operating system, your subconscious, changes that. Great Tool I've Found to Optimize My Internal Operating System.

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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.

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. Recognize your top internal brand advocates through innovative recognition programs.

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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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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Personal And Professional Development With PRINCE2 Training

Small Business CEO

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.

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.

25 Years Has Been Quite a Ride!

Office Dynamics

When I reflect on 25 years of teaching, training, prodding, pushing and stretching assistants and executives, I realize how much I have also grown. I have had to expand my thinking to meet client’s needs, participant expectations, and learn new methods and approaches to training.

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How to Create an Internship Program for Your Green Business

Eco-Office Gals

While the majority of businesses make no promises about offers of employment following internships, it’s not surprising that many companies opt to hire student interns to more permanent positions after spending a semester training them.

2012 158

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.

2016 155

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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Do Not Disturb - Training In Progress

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Do Not Disturb - Training In Progress By The Professional Assistant on Friday, January 18, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Meetings , Productivity D o you get staff members coming to you for all sorts of questions? If you are on a training course via your computer (WebEx) and listening in to the presenter, you want your full attention on the seminar or workshop that you are attending at your cubicle.

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Gain Support from Your Executive for Training & Seminars

Office Dynamics

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. If you really believe this training will help you professionally or even just rejuvenate your enthusiasm about your career, realize it may take three or four attempts to convince your manager. Know exactly what you want to accomplish by attending the training or conference. You know the scenario.

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Gain Support from Your Executive for Training & Seminars

Office Dynamics

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. If you really believe this training will help you professionally or even just rejuvenate your enthusiasm about your career, realize it may take three or four attempts to convince your manager. Know exactly what you want to accomplish by attending the training or conference. You know the scenario.

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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. Internal & External Training. Support for an Internal PA Network.

2017 213

The Contractor Test; Do You Pass?

Tips From T. Marie

Employees are also subject to evaluation systems that measure the details of how the work is completed and are given detailed training on how to do the job, indicating that the job must be done in a particular way. Virtual Assistants provide business to business services.

2010 198

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

Office Dynamics

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 198

Conference for Administrative Assistants – How to Get Your Executive’s Approval

Office Dynamics

Most of the time assistants tell me they can’t attend our conference for administrative assistants or training because of budget cuts or not getting financial support. Admin Assistant Training Conference Self Development Uncategorized

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

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International. . Just Released Video Series for Executives. MAXIMIZE THE TIME AND TALENTS OF YOUR ASSISTANT.

2014 174

The Administrative Professional: A Vital, Yet Overlooked Contributor

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International, We Passionately Believe. A world where assistants are offered training and professional development opportunities without question. Office Dynamics International is proud to support IYOTSA 2014.