9 Online Resources for Effective Learning

Dumb Little Man

The widespread availability of online resources for learners means that you can learn anything you set your mind on via the internet. Below is a look at 9 online resources that learners should bookmark to assist them in quenching their thirst for learning. College Learning Technology

2020 218

A guide to networking

Practically Perfect PA

Whether you’re networking online or face-to-face, it can play a vital role in securing your next job opportunity. Networking the old-fashioned way, face-to-face, is still an important route to building lasting connections with people that can benefit your career. Offline networking. The challenge is choosing the right ones to attend; networking at the wrong events will waste your time and dent your confidence. Approach networking like a job interview.

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Are you a networked PA?

Practically Perfect PA

The word networking can strike fear, horror and / or joy into the best of us. Networking is without a doubt a valuable skill set and resource tool but for many it can involve going outside our comfort zone when confronted with the notion of chatting to a complete stranger. I won’t lie – I was feeling slightly daunted when faced with the prospect of attending the Gala Dinner Networking Event at Executive Secretary LIVE on my own. So why should you network as a PA?

5 Trends In E-Learning You Should Know For The Coming Decade

Dumb Little Man

This year’s pandemic has accelerated e-learning from a “good-to-have” to a “must-have” option for every organization. Personalization of Learning Experiences. A downside to this is that it doesn’t allow a customized learning experience. Mobile Learning.

2020 211

Protecting Your Network From Cyber Criminals

Dumb Little Man

This makes it essential for you to know how you can start protecting your network. Below is a set of advice for the modern CISO on how you can start protecting your network and organization from the most dangerous forms of cybercrime and cyber attacks. Depending on their role and level of access, disgruntled employees can cause severe damage to hardware, software, and the corporate network itself. Leverage Automation and Machine Learning.

2019 171

52 Templates and Tools for Every Successful EA

Worxbee

What does every successful EA need among their tools? Process management tools. Executive assistants are masters of process management and that requires some quality tools to keep track! Here are some essentials we think you’ll need: Mind mapping tools.

2021 67

Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

A place to come, learn and realise that there was at least one other PA that felt the same way you did and was facing the same every day issues you were (and some of the triumphs too!) Over the last few years there are plenty more online communities and in more recent times we have taken networking to a whole new level with local networks, organised by assistants, springing up all over the place. First up we have the Edinburgh PA Network. The PAs behind the Network.

Ep 117: Cathy Rong – Lead Executive Assistant at Complex Network

Go Burrows

Cathy Rong is the Lead Executive Assistant in the Office of the CEO at Complex Network. With tools like contactless sign in, visitor screening, and evacuation management, SwipedOn can provide the peace of mind every assistant – and their team – deserves.

2021 52

10 Best Recruitment Tools That Every Agency Recruiter Needs

Recruit CRM

To make things easy, we had previously written an article on productive recruitment tools that'll save you time and money. So even if you're starting on your recruiting journey and looking for a guide that'll help you choose the right tools, you've landed in the right place.

2021 52

Social Learning as a Way to Foster Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

In one way or another, social learning has been part of our lives for a long time. During this time, we are bound to learn from our colleagues and get a chance to talk on mutual topics of interest. What is Social Learning? are involved in some sort of social learning.

2020 237

How To Work And Travel The World: 10 Helpful Tools

Dumb Little Man

Over this period of time, I tried a lot of useful digital tools that helped me to deal with the freelancing duties more efficiently. In this article, I decided to present you the 10 most productive online tools that can improve the capabilities of any remote worker. 10 Tools to make you a Super-Efficient Remote Worker. Learning Tools: Udemy. Udemy is a global learning and tutoring platform which offers more than 55 thousand courses.

2018 158

Automate Your Business! Top 5 Automation Tools

Office Organization Success

Over the years I have worked with many different automation tools (either in my own business or for my clients) that have helped to support an online solo business owner, and today I’d like to share my top five favorite ones with you. All of these tools I use in my own business today – and they’re a huge timesaver as well as creating a more streamlined and automated business for me.

2013 156

The Art And The Science Of Networking

Dumb Little Man

Knowing how to network successfully can help you tap into a hidden job market and present your skills and experience to potential employers. More than half of jobs are filled through networking contacts and more employers are turning to social media tools for help with hiring. Using network referrals to get a job can lead to 6% higher annual income and most networkers stay in their jobs for two times longer than direct job searchers. Benefits of Networking.

2018 153

12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Link Lineup: Time Management, Org Tools, Focus Concentration and Top Mobil Phone Apps | Main | Are you Time-challenged Tim or Non-productive Nancy? » 12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without! The most successful business owners and professionals effectively use tools to manage their time, space and information.  Best Productivity Tool For Me.

2011 204

Keys to Effective Networking

Office Dynamics

Part of what makes it such a great personal development program is that speakers are always bringing in excellent ideas for others to learn from. Such was the case last week when my long-time friend and Las Vegas BNI ( Business Network International ) Director Leslie Taylor presented a speech that outlined a simply brilliant model for building effective relationships. N-Networks —What groups or organizations are they a member of? Tags: Networking

Top 10 Online Tools for Book Authors

Daily Writing Tips

There are loads of great downloadable tools out there for book authors, like Scrivener (for writing), Calibre (for producing ebooks) and KDP Rocket (for finding good keywords to use on Amazon). But in this post, I want to focus on online tools – ones that you can use through your web browser. Here are ten of the best, for different stages of your author journey: Tools for Writing and Editing Your Manuscript. Tools for Publishing Your Book.

2018 76

These Tools Make Personal Branding Easy and Affordable

Dumb Little Man

There are a lot of personal branding tools you can use to make the process easier and more affordable. You don’t need to pay a lot of money to work with a website designer or learn how to code on your own. Use tools like Hubspot ’s topic generator to help with content ideas. There are several tools that make logo design straightforward. Use tools like BrandYourself to help you manage and track Google results tied to your name. Career Cool Tools

2017 164

What’s the learning hurdle you’re most proud of clearing?

Office Dynamics

Question: “I could have many more opportunities, and higher pay, if I learned French and could reply to emails from our French customers. At 38, though, I wonder if I really have the capacity to learn a different language just by taking a class three times a week—the local community college has a program. What’s the toughest thing people had to learn for their jobs long after they left school? The post What’s the learning hurdle you’re most proud of clearing?

2015 131

Keys to Effective Networking

Office Dynamics

Part of what makes it such a great personal development program is that speakers are always bringing in excellent ideas for others to learn from. Such was the case last week when my long-time friend and Las Vegas BNI ( Business Network International ) Director Leslie Taylor presented a speech that outlined a simply brilliant model for building effective relationships. N-Networks —What groups or organizations are they a member of? Networking

Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Check out this great tool » Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out There are many ways to manage your time and activities.  I asked my friends to share their favorite planning tool.  What is your favorite planning/calendar tool and why? Of all the calendar tools I know, this one handles tasks the best.   If you use it, it is the right tool for you.

Business Networking - How to Grow Your Online #Networking Into Real Relationships #smmanners

Stephanie LH Calahan

I asked my expert panel: Social Networking is a popular activity, but truly effective business people know that using online communication tools is about more than publishing content.    Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIN , Quora and others are fantastic tools for meeting and connecting with potential business partners, clients and more.    How do you use social networking to grow connections into relationships?  Favorite tool?

2011 197

3 Tech Tools to Improve Your Organization’s Efficiency

Office Dynamics

With that in mind, here is a look at some of the best tech tools to improve your organization’s efficiency. If you are trying to manage multiple employees on one large project, Producteev lets you easily assign tasks and manage to-do lists across networks that you build and manage. Many features of Producteev are reminiscent of social media platforms, so it is easy to learn how to follow someone in the project team or bring them into the conversation with a simple tag.

2016 106

4 Social Networking Pitfalls … And How To Avoid Them

Office Organization Success

Social networking sites originally became popular as a way for friends to stay in touch with one another and to keep up-to-date with what was happening in their lives, but they quickly became a place for business owners to grow their networks too. These days you can use these sites as a business building tool, but, more importantly, you can get to know your prospects, clients, and colleagues in a more relaxed and friendly environment. Inform your network, not sell to them. (c)

2009 140

Want Help Making Lists on Twitter? Check out this great tool

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out | Main | Can You Define Social Media Clutter? Check out this great tool   If you are on Twitter, then I encourage you to consider this tool.    After I posted Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists?   Asked them a bunch of questions about their tool

“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

Office Dynamics

Perhaps you’re one of the lucky few who network (think, “build relationship”) easily and with hardly a thought. Everywhere you go…there’s somebody new to learn to know! For some people, building a solid network of colleagues and helpful professionals comes naturally. But for many, networking doesn’t come so easily. [It’s The great thing is that networking is a “soft skill” that can be learned by anyone. Ask questions and learn about the members near you.

Networking While in Transition is the Key to Success

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection Networking While in Transition is the Key to Success On July 11, 2010, In Interview Skills by Alex Freund , By Alex Freund 0 Becoming unemployed is likely a sudden, unexpected event, and most people do not have the networking skills needed to immediately switch gears and begin efficiently developing job leads.

“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

Office Dynamics

Perhaps you’re one of the lucky few who network (think, “build relationship”) easily and with hardly a thought. Everywhere you go…there’s somebody new to learn to know! For some people, building a solid network of colleagues and helpful professionals comes naturally. But for many, networking doesn’t come so easily. [It’s The great thing is that networking is a “soft skill” that can be learned by anyone. Ask questions and learn about the members near you.

Learn How to Post A Job On LinkedIn Like A Pro Recruiter

Recruit CRM

A social networking site that primarily focuses on professional networking and career development, you can extensively use this platform to find a perfect job or internship. However, they can even recommend such candidates from their own network.

2020 71

Networking Is Important For Your Business — And The Follow Up Is Critical

Step It Up VA Coaching

Developing a solid plan for marketing and networking takes work, doesn’t it? That’s a great way to learn about his business, and let him know that you are an expert at yours. For example, if time management is an issue for him, send him a few tips for managing his calendar, or recommend an online project management tool that you know about, and let him know that you can set it up for him if he’s interested. by Donna Toothaker.

2015 126

Rolodex vs. Network

Audacious Admin

Thoughts beget thoughts, which led me to today’s blog topic on the difference between having a Rolodex and having a network. She nurtured and grew a network that would bend over backward to help her make miracles happen. ” I think the sentiment applies to my work life as well … that I’m only as good as my network. One of my tools to cultivate relationships is making notes while they are fresh in my memory.

How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Stephanie LH Calahan

When you attend tradeshows or networking meetings, do you later experience the business card pile up? Do you need an easy way to delegate the input of contact and conversation information into a customer relationship management (CRM) tool? Keep reading to learn more about the great product and how you can win. “ So in 2005, I started doing the research of what tools are out there to help people manage the common act of exchanging business cards and taking notes.

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. For those of us in the training/adult learning industry, there is a difference. Conferences are great if you want to network with a lot of different people, and hear many different speakers.

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Only a rare few administrative professionals have learned to tap into the power of the most advanced leadership skill. Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you will learn…. Plus helpful resources for continued learning!). Continued Learning and Development. Mastering Exceptional Self-Leadership Online Learning Program (Recorded 2-day learning event). Create a Career Portfolio Online Learning Program (Pre-Recorded Webinar).

Networking Is Important For Your Business — And The Follow Up Is Critical

Step It Up VA Coaching

Developing a solid plan for marketing and networking takes work, doesn’t it? That’s a great way to learn about his business, and let him know that you are an expert at yours. For example, if time management is an issue for him, send him a few tips for managing his calendar, or recommend an online project management tool that you know about, and let him know that you can set it up for him if he’s interested. by Donna Toothaker.

2013 131

The Collaborative Opportunities Dashboard Tool

BioTeams

The Collaborative Opportunities Dashboard Tool allows companies to quickly explore a dozen practical ways to work together with the goal of meaningful results in 12 weeks or less. Click to run The Collaborative Opportunities Dashboard Tool (requires Flash). My powerpoint was converted to flash using the excellent (and free) ispring tool. The Networked Enterprise: Competing for the future through Virtual Enterprise Networks.

Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Increase Productivity: Focus on What You CAN Control - Free Yourself from Feeling Overwhelmed/Stressed | Main | Check Out This Great Resource for Organizing Tips and Products (and maybe win some stuff too) » Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists?   Public means that others can follow the list and learn from the people you have found. 

A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool

BioTeams

Leadership, Change Management, Learning or Behaviour Change), such as a business simulation game , in a straightforward but credible way"? Here is a simple Excel-based tool which will get you started and which you can easily enhance if you need more. At Dashboard Simulations we have developed a simple Excel-based (Excel) tool which guides you through 3 simple steps to estimate the financial benefits resulting from a specific leadership intervention with an individual Leader.

2014 54

Link Lineup: Time Management, Org Tools, Focus Concentration and.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Monday Motivation - Michael Jordan on Failure | Main | 12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without! » Link Lineup: Time Management, Org Tools, Focus Concentration and Top Mobil Phone Apps February is Time Management Month, so today I'll share some great articles to help you make the most of the time you have.  Learn whatis enhancing or impeding your productivity today!

2011 144

6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Listen to Stephanie on Solace Wealth Management on Blog Talk Radio | Main | My first Twitterview with @marciahoeck - Decisive Productive Action Taken » 6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual Teams I created this super secret (he he - not so secret now) group on Facebook of productivity and organization consultants and it has been a great source of networking for us. 

2011 206

How to Get the Most Out of Your Upcoming Administrative Conference

Office Dynamics

This is the first time I am attending this particular training industry event which is mostly focused on learning technologies. And to top it off, to figure out which sessions I want to attend, I have to click on each session title to learn about the session. Whether you’re attending a large or small event this year to continue your administrative learning, take these three tips into consideration and make them part of your planning process.

2017 123

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. Is it possible to get a list of attendee email addresses to network after the webinar? Here is an example of a worksheet Office Dynamics put together outlining the topics we are covering at our 22 nd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence as a tool assistants can use to give to their executive.

2015 188

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

Office Dynamics

Without a trusted support network—an “inner circle” of people to share their wisdom, experience, and belief in you—the road to success is elusive, if not impossible. Learning highlights from this webinar: Why developing your inner circle is a crucial part of success in ALL areas of life, not just work. Hint: It’s not just about “networking” for a new job! Observe, learn, follow, tweak and repeat. Register or learn more here.

2016 157

Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

As an attendee, you will learn…. How to build, deepen, and strengthen alliances within your network. For an Admin Network – https://www.facebook.com/OfficeDynamics/. 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.