Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne

Office Dynamics

Mentors & Masterminds, a dating service for administrative professionals looking for their perfect mentor match! Special thank you to Debbi Shaffer, Audacious Admin, for taking the time to conduct this interview during our Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. The post Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne appeared first on Office Dynamics.

Product/Program Promotion: Problems & Profits - Launching Lessons Learned Interview Dr. Venus Opal Reese Live Event Launch

Productive & Organized

  Occasionally, I'll interview industry experts and ask them about their product or program launches.    Before I get into the interview, let me tell you a little about this amazing woman.  She is an inspirational speaker, business mentor for black women, and marketing strategist.  All of my mentors had been white. I took the time to look at who was demonstrating with their dollars, I was their mentor

2013 192

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Administrative/Clerical: Improve Your Admin Applications and Interviews

Office Dynamics

Your goal as an applicant is to clearly demonstrate through your admin applications and interviews why employers should bring you on board. Whether you''re hoping to become a receptionist or head administrator, your chances of receiving a serious offer hinge on your resume and interview. It''s also a critical factor in securing the all-important interview, which, depending on its outcome, can lead to a job offer. First impressions can make or break an interview.

2013 100

Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Productive & Organized

  I'm interviewing various industry experts and asking them about their product or program launches.  Mentor and Certified Strategic Business Leadership Coach. Anyone that has ever launched a program or product knows that the entire process is kind of like running a race. You have a strategy and training and you've done all of your warm ups.    You are ready to get your promotion "out there."

2012 163

Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex, Founder and CEO of The Socialista Projects, Head of IMA Berlin and National Social Relations Officer, speaker, coach and mentor and all round superstar EA! Inspire…my own office team as I mentor and coach them to see them growing. There have been many successful projects throughout the past years, but doing a lot of mentoring and coaching with my current team makes me proud every single day.

2017 143

Interview with Rob Siefker of Zappos – Part 4 of 4

Service Untitled

This is the fourth and final part of my interview with Rob Siefker, the Director of the Customer Loyatly Team at Zappos. You can read part one of the interview here , part two here , and part three here. They’re still mentors. I interviewed Tony a couple years ago and we were very high level, and I had requests for the nitty-gritty. Possibly Related Posts: Interview with Rob Siefker of Zappos – Part 3 of 4 This is the third of a four part interview with.

Interview with Rob Siefker of Zappos – Part 3 of 4

Service Untitled

This is the second of a four part interview with Rob Siefker, the Director of the Customer Loyatly Team at Zappos. In this part of the interview, Rob talks more about the service metrics that Zappos tracks, how the company empowers its Customer Loyalty Team Members (and has avoided bureaucracy), how escalations to managers work at the company, how the Zappos compensates its employees, and the extensive continuing education programs employees have access to at Zappos and how they work.

8 Reasons Why You Should Work for a Tough Boss

ProAssisting Blog

A tough boss also has a reputation within their industry outside of the company and that too can help you when interviewing at a competitor. Once you become trusted, these bosses can turn into mentors who will teach you what they know which then opens up career options for you down the road.

2010 1179

5 Ways To Increase Your Value In The Post-Pandemic Marketplace

Dumb Little Man

” Do you know that only the top 2% of applicants are selected for interviews? Work with mentors. I can’t stress how important it is to have a mentor! A mentor is a person that supports your growth and development with practical wisdom, over an extended period.

2020 195

Happy Retirement to someone who gave me a chance.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Finally, I got a job interview through the temp agency for a one-year contract. It would be the longest contract I had been offered so I was anxious to do well in the interview. I didn’t have much choice so I plunged ahead and went to the interview, all the while thinking it was not my first choice, but I needed a job so I had to try. I interviewed first with the HR manager and did well. I got a call a few days later to interview with the partner who was looking.

2008 100

Don't Let the Numbers Get You Down

On The Job

That means that you mentor others unselfishly, and give credit to others when it is due. I once interviewed two “co-leaders” of a company who told me the secret to their success was the fact that one “hacked through the forest undergrowth” while the other one “climbed to the top of the trees to see what was ahead.” Tags: mentoring sharing ideas performance evaluations I’m the first to admit I have never been a math whiz.

2007 100

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Customer service procedures and.

Service Untitled

You would take lessons, learn the skill, and try your newly learned abilities while accompanied by your coach or mentor. Offer role-playing, mentoring and carefully select those employees who can resolve, address and deal with customers in a positive manner.

5 Simple Career Management Tips Everyone Should Follow Starting Now

Eat Your Career

Get a mentor. A professional mentor can help guide you through your career by sharing his or her experiences and offering practical advice. Keep in mind that everyone wants to know “what’s in it for me” and, for most mentors, this is an opportunity to share their hard-earned wisdom.

2011 277

Focusing on Providing Exceptional Service as an Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

You become a mentor to others and prepare yourself for growth that will inevitably happen throughout your professional and personal life. Set up trainings and/or meetings for your administrative professional team and teach them what you know and share best practices; be a mentor – focus on providing exceptional service as a team and individually. Her blog topics include interviewing tips, career best practices, evaluation outlines, and the importance of self-care and goal-setting.

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

Emmawalkeruk: Business mentor and virtual assistant trainer. JuliePerrine: Founder of All Things Admin, mentor, professional speaker and leadership trainer. SecretaryPA: Souters provides training in London for PAs, also tweet about career advice, tips for office work, interviews and lifestyle. Earlier this week I wrote a piece on Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants so I thought I would carry on with that theme and try to convince you all to join Twitter!

The job of looking for a job

Laughing all the Way to Work

I have been involved in conducting a few interviews for admin jobs and here are two of the main things I have noticed about those who are unsuccessful: resumes are out of date and not relevant to the job applied for and the person was not prepared for the interview. When you go for an interview you have to keep in mind that they really do want to hire someone, but you have to make it worth their while to hire you. 3) Find someone to mentor you.

2012 135

Administrative Professionals Day 2019 – A Message from Dana

Office Dynamics

I am grateful to everyone that I have had the opportunity to work with, connect with, learn from, mentor and be mentored by, and share best practices with along with sharing some amazing stories and several laughs and memories! I recently received an email from Joan in her trademark professional encouraging style. I realize many of you received this email and maybe additional emails celebrating Administrative Professionals Day and our profession.

2019 149

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

Office Dynamics

In a recent interview, I was asked, “What motivates you to be an Administrative Professional Trainer and Coach”? Create awareness about generation equality Support non-profit organizations working for women Celebrate, support, and collaborate with other women Start mentoring early. Sunday, March 8. I made it clear: I am passionate about my career of choice.

2020 159

Becoming a Go-To Assistant

Laughing all the Way to Work

There is a lot of work that goes into preparing for the interview and to know that you were successful is a great feeling. In the interview you were probably asked if you had initiative, but once you are in the job will you show it? Pass it on For those who have been on the job for many years, when someone new is hired on become a mentor. Tags: go-to assistant leave it with me attitudel interview best you can be

2008 100

22 Secrets to Discovering Your Dream and Living It

Dumb Little Man

They’re things that have worked for me and many others I’ve studied, talked to, interviewed and admired. Find a real life mentor. One of the most important rules of happiness in life is to do what you love. You’ve probably heard that advice a lot of times already.

2018 270

Featured Soloist Mel DePaoli: “Always Ask for Honest Feedback”

The Solopreneur Life

The second time around, I got help from mentors and coaches as well as being proactive about attending conferences to better myself and my business. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Mel DePaoli.

2011 162

When You Think It, Communicate It!

Virtual Moxie

There are a bunch of requirements our Virtual Mentoring Program participants have to meet before they can graduate; the final exam is the last of them. Talk about this in your interviews with potential clients, and refuse to work with any who indicate that your doing this would be bothersome. The exam is rigorous, multi-day, and folks taking it can spend 25+ hours on it.

2015 169

50 Ways to Strive for Excellence in Life

Dumb Little Man

Have a mentor. Frequently meet your mentor, and openly discuss your fears and plans. If you are afraid of sharing your struggles, then start by interviewing your mentor about his/her path to success. Most of us want to excel in life, but there’s just one problem. People often rely on what their society has to say when it comes to determining whether they’re succeeding or not.

2019 213

Adapting to Change

Office Dynamics

Grow & learn; read, talk to mentors, attend training or a conference, watch webinars, etc. If you are going through a change right now, especially professional change, that you don’t quite feel in control of, reach out to mentors, friends, and others.

2018 179

AZVAs Podcast 4: Professionalism In and Outside of the Office

Loosely Speaking

Our interviews with Jeannine Clontz , VA Biz Coach (and this month’s episode sponsor) and Jennifer Holstad of A Byte in Time. You can be the subject of one of our interviews or sponsor an upcoming month of AZVAs newsletter & podcast? June 2010 Podcast Program Notes.

2010 141

A Guide to Developing Your Career Prospect

Dumb Little Man

Use Seasoned Professionals and Mentors. Mentors are valuable guides who can help you make important decisions during your career. You will need a mentor when starting out and even when you are established. To have a mentor means you get experienced grooming, insight into exclusive opportunities, and much more. You can… Get access to onsite interviews from companies. Career development is the bedrock to attaining career growth.

2017 144

Resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

There is always an interview with a high level assistant talking about their day-to-day role or a piece on a well regarding celebrity and how they work with their PA. The magazine doesn’t contain any advertising so it is packed full of articles focussed on training and mentoring assistants. The website also promotes training for Executive PAs and mentoring services. Pin It. Welcome to my new blog site. I hope you are enjoying the new features.

2012 153

3 Things to Remember When Turning Down a Job Offer

45 Things

When you get called back for a second interview, it can be pretty exciting. Oh, well, you think, just get that second interview because you're close to desperation to get a new job. This is a good time to make a list of the pros and cons and speak with trusted mentors or family. That could seriously impact your ability to get interviews or offers from other companies. You are obviously on the short list for the position. But, wait.

2019 47

The Practically Perfect PA Advisory Panel

Practically Perfect PA

A former trainer, Lorraine’s role as an EA has grown into one of champion and mentor. Here is just one such interview with ES Magazine. Practically Perfect PA has now been up and running for 5 years. Over that time, I have seen the blog grow and grow and grow! There are now over 11,000 of you signed up to the blog posts and newsletters and we attract over 90,000 visitors each month on the website. That’s a lot of people!

2017 116

How to Make Real Progress with Goal-Setting

Productivityist

What interview questions could they ask? Goal-Setting Benefits from Mentors. Seeking out a mentor can be a great idea. Photo by Mpho Mojapelo on Unsplash. Making real progress with goal-setting is not always that easy to quantify and measure.

2020 52

How to Make Real Progress with Goal-Setting

Productivityist

What interview questions could they ask? Goal-Setting Benefits from Mentors. Seeking out a mentor can be a great idea. Photo by Mpho Mojapelo on Unsplash. Making real progress with goal-setting is not always that easy to quantify and measure.

2020 52

How to Make Real Progress with Goal-Setting

Productivityist

What interview questions could they ask? Goal-Setting Benefits from Mentors. Seeking out a mentor can be a great idea. Photo by Mpho Mojapelo on Unsplash. Making real progress with goal-setting is not always that easy to quantify and measure.

2020 52

A Conversation with Joan

Office Dynamics

How better to share the conference experience than a conversation with the creator herself – The professional, personable, and mentor to many, Joan Burge! A: Believe it or not, most of my mentoring came from executives; not peers.

2018 181

Find Your Call: The Best Tips on How to Select the Right Career

Dumb Little Man

Having a mentor or guide to help you course through the troubled times of choosing the right career for yourself is imperative. It’ll help you learn a lot about tackling the challenges and in making yourself a valued candidate for job interviews later in life. “Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.”. – Katharine Whitehorn (British journalist).

2018 132

Multigenerational Communication & Cross-mentorship

Office Dynamics

There are a variety of ways administrative professionals and the companies they work for can support multigenerational communication and cross-mentoring. She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips! By Dana Buchanan.

2018 133

Dana’s Administrative Professional Advice – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

The meeting topics include: best practices, interacting with other departments, networking, a mentor program for new hires, training, speaker presentations, cross department discussion opportunities, and much more! From Ernan: When we created Ask an Admin we had hopes that we’d get questions from administrative professionals having trouble finding answers to their problems.

Are You Worried You're Not Unique at Work?

45 Things

You've heard the advice: If you're a woman or a minority and want to get ahead in a highly competitive field, look for a mentor to champion you. But the downside to that strategy happens when others like you want the same mentor. You all may identify with this mentor, but the clustering of employees creates its own problems. That may be true especially if a limited number of minorities are available to mentor workers similar to themselves.

50 Ways to Strive for Excellence in Life

Dumb Little Man

Have a mentor Find a senior expert in your field, and build a trusting connection with him/her. Frequently meet your mentor, and openly discuss your fears and plans. If you are afraid of sharing your struggles, then start by interviewing your mentor about his/her path to success. The society in which you grow up determines by and large how you perceive excellence and the goal of getting the very best out of your life.

2013 220

The Practically Perfect PA Advisory Panel

Practically Perfect PA

A former trainer, Lorraine’s role as an EA has grown into one of champion and mentor. Here is just one such interview with ES Magazine. Practically Perfect PA has now been up and running for 5 years. Over that time, I have seen the blog grow and grow and grow! There are now over 11,000 of you signed up to the blog posts and newsletters and we attract over 90,000 visitors each month on the website. That’s a lot of people!

2017 100

Preventing Employee Turnover With Better Benefits

Dumb Little Man

Replacement costs include recruitment efforts, interviewing, onboarding, training, monitoring and ensuring productivity is reached, and correcting any mistakes or customer service blinders that are made during the training process. Millennials want flexible working conditions and hours and tuition assistance and mentoring. Turnover is a serious problem in many businesses, especially as the economy grows stronger.

2019 131

Invest in Interpersonal Skills Development is Important but Few Plan to Invest in Them

Office Dynamics

It was conducted by an independent research firm and is based on interviews with more than 2,100 CFOs from a stratified random sample of companies in more than 20 of the largest U.S. Launching a targeted mentoring program in which professionals with well-developed interpersonal abilities are paired with promising staff members can be a particularly effective strategy.". Survey: Few CFOs Plan to Invest in Interpersonal Skills Development for Their Teams. MENLO PARK, Calif.,

2013 144

Why feeling like an impostor is good for you

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

These findings were subsequently confirmed in interviews conducted by Susan Pinker. This mentoring manifests in constant testing and insulting. “You’re not really an adult at all. You’re just a tall child holding a beer, having a conversation you don’t understand.” . Dylan Moran. It’s the secret whispered behind the hands of entrepreneurs who are the best of friends. Just writing about this practically feels like a betrayal. Everyone is afraid of being found out.

2013 85

What if There was a Business School for Virtual Professionals?

Tips From T. Marie

Plus there will be special events like interviews with some of my super hero mentors and informational webinars and seminars on subjects to help you boost your business. (Psst…interested in starting a business as a virtual assistant? There’s a special offer at the bottom of this post. If you’re the impatient sort you can click here. ).

2011 126