Managing Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

Managing multiple managers can be daunting. It is a luxury if you only support one executive or manager. The tips below are for supporting a group of managers on a regular basis. Encourage managers to use uniform procedures. Limit personal tasks for managers.

2019 214

5 Must-Have Learning Management Systems (LMS) Features for Employee Training

Small Business CEO

Picking a learning management system for employee onboarding and training can be a stressful affair. Yet, several legacy LMS applications do not offer comprehensive support for learning over mobile devices. Mobile learning is important for two reasons.

2017 86

Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events.

Your Case for Training: Adult Learning Retention Statistics

Office Dynamics

I haven’t been able to find this information on adult learning retention rates until now and I’m sharing it with you! ATD stands for the Association of Talent Development, formerly called ASTD (American Society for Training & Development).

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.

7 Hacks I Learned From James Bond

Dumb Little Man

Here are seven life hacks you can learn from the master spy himself: Only Follow the Rules That Suit You. Although he’s usually alone in the field, James Bond goes out with a full briefing and an equipment package fully managed by other members of his team.

2019 274

The Assistant's Toolkit - ProAssisting's free assistant training.

ProAssisting Blog

Put all of the lessons you learn to good use and shine as an assistant. Follow us on Facebook Get Twitter updates View our Squidoo lens Assistant Training for Professional Success ProAssisting Links powered by IngBoo Click here for more info about our links!

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How Google Classroom is Reshaping Learning

Dumb Little Man

In order to be successful in their future careers, students must learn problem-solving skills, teamwork, and have excellent communication skills. Many want homework assignments that are more engaging and nearly half want more opportunities to learn about technology. Google Learning LM

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Totes emosh (emotional intelligence) training

Practically Perfect PA

One of the best training courses I have attended in my career was an introduction to NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) with specific training on emotional intelligence. So why is “totes emosh” training (sorry, I’m from Essex) useful for assistants?

6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

It is no secret that Joan Burge and the Office Dynamics team believes in continuous education and training so we wanted to provide you with several resources that give you access to free education and training. We’ve posted past webinars, trainings, Facebook Fridays, and more!

2018 226

Training For Adults Can Be Fun

Office Dynamics

Something I see often in my workshops is assistants that are “afraid” to be involved in creative learning exercises and have fun in class. He was a very social person and loved walking around and managing by interacting with his product managers.

2018 180

What is the Difference Between an Administrative Conference and Administrative Training?

Office Dynamics

With the plethora of offerings for administrative training and development, there is also a lot of confusion. I’d like to help you understand better so you can stop asking yourself “what is the difference between an administrative conference and administrative training?”

2019 174

Time Management for Admins

Eat Your Career

This is an excerpt from a special report available in the Career Resource Library , a convenient and affordable training program featuring 100+ on-demand professional development resources for career advancers and administrative professionals.

2018 161

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.

6 Ways To Feast On Learning

Office Dynamics

I have always been hungry to learn. Or I should say, once I finished high school I gained an appreciation of learning. Well, that continued as years passed and I am still hungry to learn. What can you learn from them to enhance your own communication skills?

What to look for in a training room

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve written this “What to look for in a training room” post for a couple of reasons. The first is that I was thoroughly depressed when I read through the search results for “What to look for in a training room”. So here’s my list: What to look for in a training room.

How to Train Your Manager

Office Dynamics

Executive Assistants—How to Train Your Manager. If you think about today’s manager, executive, leader (whichever you’re comfortable with) they are independent, tech-savvy, and very proud that they can do things on their own. Learn to set boundaries.

Corporate Training Exploding and Changing

Small Business Labs

Interesting article on Bersin by Deloitte's site on corporate training. spending on corporate training has strongly rebounded.   The reasons given by Bersin for this shift towards investing in training are: The need for specialized skills is increasing. 

Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

As an assistant of 20 years, I had one perspective of meeting management. You must keep these things in mind when you are managing your executive’s calendar. Calendar management is an important skill. Every manager and executive has their personal preferences.

Make Learning Fun For Your Admin Team

Office Dynamics

This seems to be a hot trend, learning as a team. Here’s some advice on how you can make training for your administrative team fun. 6 Tips To Make Learning Fun & Ensure Your Team Will Remember What They Learned. This will increase the value of your training.

15 Benefits to Outsource Document Management

Dumb Little Man

The rise of document management outsourcing isn’t that surprising, considering that most companies view their document management solution as an inconvenient part of their functional operations. Aside from delays, document management also results in an even more disorganized process.

2019 185

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Learning Management System

Small Business CEO

The LMS, or learning management system, is quickly growing in popularity. The perks are numerous to speeding up the training process, but many brands are still having second thoughts. … Information Technology learning management systems LMS

2018 72

Mastering Self-Management: How to Gain More Autonomy at Work

Eat Your Career

I’ve seen a lot of talented professionals suffer because they don’t know how to effectively self-manage. Without a manager guiding and encouraging them at every step, they would be lost. At the same time, I’ve seen other professionals who are stifled by micro-management.

2018 160

Technology Training Tuesday: Collaborating in OneNote

Office Dynamics

Join Business Management Daily, June 10, for Collaborating in OneNote. You’ll learn how to: Set up a notebook to facilitate collaboration. Please click here to learn more about this webinar or to register today ! The post Technology Training Tuesday: Collaborating in OneNote appeared first on Office Dynamics. Collaborating in OneNote. Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET.

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. Learn instead to become a team player and to strike a good balance between work and family responsibilities.

2012 167

Avoid Decision Fatigue: Learn The Steps for Effective Delegation

Dumb Little Man

Learning the steps for effective delegation can help you refocus on your long-term goals. Specialized employees whose replacements might need additional training can cost even more. Find someone qualified so you don’t waste time training freelancers. Social media management.

2018 197

Managing the boss

Practically Perfect PA

There is another phrase for this and it is called ‘managing up’ Some people are great at ‘managing up’ but assistants have to be fantastic at it! There are huge benefits for staff that are good at managing up.

Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help

Office Dynamics

Certification is an inexpensive way to help your employees move forward and learn new skills. You may even encourage employees to train online in the education and teaching fields so they can transition to becoming professional educators or instructors within your organization.

2015 161

Our Social Media and Tech Training course is two weeks away!

Practically Perfect PA

I just wanted to remind you that our Social Media and tech training course is two weeks away! The first course is for assistants who want to learn how social media, apps and office tech can help increase their productivity and career development.

The Importance of Supervisor Training and Development

Small Business CEO

In order for a company to thrive, it needs to properly manage risk. Highly effective training is one way to support this goal. When you invest in leadership training , you avoid audits, fines, lawsuits, and you make the teams work so much better. Training benefits.

Communicating With Your Manager

Office Dynamics

This is the best advice you will ever receive on how to build a strategic partnership with your executive, manage their day, and stay on top of the volumes of tasks and projects you have to handle. When it comes to e-mail management, there are various approaches.

2015 205

Provide Training Without Losing Productivity

Small Business Labs

Wouldn't it be great if everyone you hired could just sit down in front of a computer and start working immediately, with no training at all?  But even people who've done the same job somewhere else before need to learn how your business runs.    In order to fit in and be productive, a new employee will have to learn those things. They'll need to be trained from the ground up. Group Training. Individual Training.

10 Steps to Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

It is not unusual today for administrative assistants to support more than one manager. The trend continues as managers become more technically proficient and manage more of their own work. So I know what it is like to support multiple managers. Learn to say “no.”.

2015 209

Why Your Organization Should Invest In An HR Management System

Dumb Little Man

When your team grows, managing them turns into a major task. This is one good reason why businesses need to integrate an effective human resource management system. Here is a list of the importance of human management system: Training and Development of Employees.

2018 199

Technology Training Tuesday: Advanced Minute Taking & Excel Pivot Tables

Office Dynamics

Fight against your fear of taking minutes and learn to do it properly and with confidence. Please click here to learn more about this webinar or to register today ! Join Business Management Daily, Wednesday, June 18, for Advanced Excel Pivot Table Techniques. Please click here to learn more about this webinar or to register today! The post Technology Training Tuesday: Advanced Minute Taking & Excel Pivot Tables appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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

Office Dynamics

Celebrating 25 Years of Achievement in the Administrative Profession—Get Inspired and Learn to Shine Like the STAR You Are. Learning Highlights. 25 Proven Tips to Administrative Excellence. Did you miss it?

2015 194

BIG Self-Improvement…Commit to One Learning Event

Office Dynamics

Here’s a message about giving yourself permission to continue your learning journey for your BIG life. Obviously, these are individuals who have committed to a learning event. They will learn valuable information from our speakers and their peers. Happy Monday, Motivators!

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.

What I Learned From 450 Revolutionary Assistants in Las Vegas

Office Dynamics

Continue pursuing opportunities to learn and be challenged. We’re all fortunate to have training pioneers like Joan and her team in the corner for administrative professionals. The post What I Learned From 450 Revolutionary Assistants in Las Vegas appeared first on Office Dynamics.

2016 166

Technology Training Tuesday: Advanced Minute Taking & Excel Pivot Tables

Office Dynamics

Fight against your fear of taking minutes and learn to do it properly and with confidence. Please click here to learn more about this webinar or to register today ! Join Business Management Daily, Wednesday, June 18, for Advanced Excel Pivot Table Techniques. Please click here to learn more about this webinar or to register today! The post Technology Training Tuesday: Advanced Minute Taking & Excel Pivot Tables appeared first on Office Dynamics.

Coaching vs. Consulting vs. Training vs. Freelancing: Which One Is Best For You?

The Solopreneur Life

Will I coach, consult, train, or freelance? Value can be delivered to clients through empowering (coaching), problem-solving (consulting), educating (training), or producing (freelancing). Training teaches clients how to do something. Training=Instruction.

2010 285

3 Ways to Manage Stress During the Holidays

Office Dynamics

To help you stay effective, achieve more and reduce stress, here are a few proven tips on managing time during this busy season: Review your approaching deadlines. Bonus Tips for Managing Stress. Learn to live one day at a time. Christmas is only 3 weeks away.

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Employee Training - A Wise Investment

Small Business CEO

One of the most important aspects of small business management is the manpower. That is why staff training should be implemented so that your employees will get the chance to update their skills and learn more about your business. However, some companies resist employee training.