The Best Assistant Learning Resources

Office Dynamics

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

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Future-Proof Your Career by Developing Project Management Skills

Eat Your Career

In fact, they are often administrative professionals who have little to no training. And without training, it’s only a matter of time before it overwhelms you. You’ll have the skills you need to tackle even the largest, most complex projects. Join the Upcoming Learning Lab! .

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How to Learn a New Skill The Fast and Easy Way

Dumb Little Man

Can a complete novice learn to play tennis in under 30 minutes? Molly had heard about Gallway’s claim but she doubted that she could ever learn to play tennis, let alone do it in 30 minutes! The “Inner Game” approach to learning and teaching.

2018 246

The Rise of the Skills Training/Job Placement Industry

Small Business Labs

  The problem is a mismatch between job skills and job openings. Add in a growing reluctance by corporations to train their staff and the mismatch becomes even clearer. Another example is Korfu , which teaches recent and soon to be college grads basic business skills.

2015 203

2020 Training Opportunities for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

When you set your mind to improving your job skills, you take control of your life to reach your full potential. We offer a variety of live learning events, opportunities, and resources to increase your effectiveness. 1 Day Training, 4 Cities. Learn More. . .

2020 190

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.

Telephone Screening and Etiquette Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Top-notch telephone screening and etiquette skills are paramount regardless of industry, company size, or geographic location. As you grow and your role evolves over time, the telephone skills you develop will become increasingly vital. Communication Skills Etiquette Telephone

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. Not many other professions have that variety of skills.

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills as an administrative assistant without too much effort on your part.

2019 236

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

ProAssisting Blog

Wanna impress your boss with your newfound skills? Put all of the lessons you learn to good use and shine as an assistant. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

2010 816

BIG Learning: The Invisible Bag of Skills Give Assistants the Edge

Office Dynamics

Carrying on with the May theme of BIG learning, today I want to talk to you about the invisible bag of skills, knowledge and information. As I conduct my administrative training programs, I teach assistants how to write and give a 3-minute presentation. Hello Monday Motivators!

2014 186

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?

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills

Office Dynamics

Organization skills is the one thing most successful business owners have in common. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills without too much effort on your part. Learn to delegate.

Skills 217

Child Neuropsychological Assessment: Its Importance in Childhood Learning Dysfunctions

Dumb Little Man

It highlights the significance of acquiring neuropsychological interpretation when children are going through learning disorders. There are several sorts of experts who conduct evaluations of children with regards to learning difficulties. The essential job of a child is learning.

2019 196

Can Vocational Training Help In Redefining Success?

Dumb Little Man

But there’s one path that has been overlooked by many and that path is vocational training. Skilled tradespeople are all but guaranteed a path to success in the current economy. Learn more about the benefits of a vocational school education from the infographic below!

2019 193

Why Continual Training is Important for CEOs

Small Business CEO

However, continual training is an important part of CEO development, particularly for those who want to remain ahead of their competition. CEOs need to ensure they are constantly updating their capabilities and skills and prioritizing their self-development.

2020 66

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. Please visit her site and learn how you can improve your writing skills.

Is shorthand still a relevant skill for a minute taker?

Practically Perfect PA

Many, many years ago, without a doubt, secretaries went to secretarial school to learn how to type and take dictation. It was a very handy skill to have! … Certainly in my country (New Zealand) there are very few places you can now go to physically to learn shorthand.

2017 198

Skills required to be a good minute taker

Practically Perfect PA

Not everyone can be a good minute taker – it’s a definite skill and quite often an art, hence the name of my course, The Art of Minute Taking. There are definite skills required to be a good minute taker and I’ve listed some of them below: Listening.

2017 206

The Skill Every Assistant Needs

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

Skills 197

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

This is when the labor force transitions into higher skilled roles. MobileMonkey – You can train a chatbot like MobileMonkey to respond to frequently asked questions on your website. Learning with AI. Beyond the recruitment process, you can utilize AI to train staff.

2020 219

Core Administrative Skills Always Need Improving

Office Dynamics

Now I am going to surprise you by telling you one of the most awesome administrative skills you can work on is being brilliant at the basics. Basics include: travel planning, appointment coordination, meeting preparation, all facets of communication, organizational skills, and time and project management. As your days are getting busier and you are taking on more projects and assignments, you need these skills more than ever. Designed by Freepik.

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Technology Training Tuesday: Collaborating in OneNote

Office Dynamics

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. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Organizational Skills Projects Technology Workplace Tools assistant technology training collaborating learning new tools OneNote technology for assistants technology tuesday training webina

Executive and Administrative Assistant Skills That Are Important to Executives

Office Dynamics

While administrative and executive assistants have a very good feel for the skills they need to do their job effectively, I like to hear from executives and get their perspective, which is important. What skills are important to your executive?

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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. 

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?

3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Piano Skills

Dumb Little Man

By learning the basics of music and the piano at such an early age, I was able to build a foundation for music that lasts a lifetime. Some people wait until they are middle-aged to learn an instrument and that’s okay, too! Three Ways to Improve Your Piano Skills Now.

2017 204

Free Webinar Teaches You How to Develop Your Persuasion Skills

Office Dynamics

As we celebrate 25 years in business we’re offering a free webinar each month for administrative professionals to continue their skill development and learn more about who we are and what we offer the administrative profession. How to get training at work. •

2015 212

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 209

How Assistants Manage Their Workload (and all the extras, like training!)

Office Dynamics

Are you one of the many assistants who claims you can’t attend a training course or even get away for a free webinar because you’re just too busy? Here’s how assistants manage their workload and find time for other things, like training! .

2015 256

Learn To Become A Better Leader: 10 Most Important Must Have Skills

Office Dynamics

It’s a unique set of skills that you must have, in order to lead and take care of the people under your charge. Here are the ten most important skills you must develop to be a good leader. Develop good writing skills. When work’s piling up on you or you need to get through a large project, know who has the right skills to help you out when you need it. Develop these skills and you too can become a good leader. Admin Assistant Training Leadership

2017 152

Time Management Skills for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Click here learn more! The post Time Management Skills for Executive and Administrative Assistants appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training

2020 143

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?”

The Decline of Employee Training & The Rise of Side Gigs

Small Business Labs

The chart below, which shows a decline in employer-provided and on-the-job training in recent decades, has been making the rounds in the economic blogs. In this case companies are shifting the risks and costs associated with job training to individuals.

2015 242

The Top 3 Skills That Make Administrative Assistants Stand Out

Office Dynamics

Learning to communicate at the executive level is absolutely essential for success and it’s extremely rare. When Joan presents training, she always receives similar feedback: People think she is “poised, polished and professional.”. Defining your distinct professional trademark—and learning how to leverage that in the workplace—will help you shape how others see you. As you can see, these skills go beyond the basics.

2017 164

How to Improve Your Problem Solving Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

Creative problem-solving skills are required for achieving exceptional performance in most tasks. Creative thinking is not just for certain jobs, such as writing advertising copy or developing entertaining training programs. What can a project manager learn from creativity training?

Skills 207

Recession-Proof Your Career With Tax Training

Dumb Little Man

Learn new skills and take advantage of any job training available to you. But even if you don’t have the resources to train for one of those positions, learning to prepare taxes will always have job security. Source: National Tax Training School.

2019 174

Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010

Andrea Kalli

Summer is one of the best times for me to catch up on my learning, so this summer I’ve decided to go to camp! Check out the great online training lineup for the VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp – and bring along your camp songs! 10 in-demand skills over 10 weeks.

2010 141

Must-Have Skill for Executive and Administrative Assistants At All Levels

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

2014 236

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

Ian's Messy Desk

I have often advocated learning how to say no as a productivity strategy. The most mentioned and most ridiculous suggestion among the Time Management tips is “learn how to say NO.&# will help you learn immediately the purpose of visits and calls.

Skills 207

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. These “soft skills” are not part of the traditional curriculum which focuses on math and literacy. Learning Management Systems.

Google 202

Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010.

Andrea Kalli

Summer is one of the best times for me to catch up on my learning, so this summer I’ve decided to go to camp! Check out the great online training lineup for the VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp – and bring along your camp songs! 10 in-demand skills over 10 weeks.

2010 141

Skills Assistants Need In The New Age

Office Dynamics

The must-have skill for executive and administrative assistants at all levels going into this conceptual age? For decades, big organizations that have benefited from analytical and functional left-brain aptitudes are now finding themselves in need of softer, right-brain skills.

Skills 130