40 PowerPoint hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Yup, we are looking at PowerPoint today. I LOVE PowerPoint. There are so many wonderful things you can do with PowerPoint and the software really does allow you to be incredibly creative. A PowerPoint file size can be too large to upload or email.

Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

If your presentation contains charts make sure every chart is on a separate slide and is up on the screen when your manager refers to it. As most assistants are advanced users of PowerPoint the temptation to use all of the features can be high.

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

If your presentation contains charts make sure every chart is on a separate slide and is up on the screen when your manager refers to it. As most assistants are advanced users of PowerPoint the temptation to use all of the features can be high.

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Creating a PowerPoint Presentation Fast by Organizing All of Your Presentation Slides - Even if you have 1000s

Productive & Organized

  But, what if you have 100s or even 1000s of slides to manage?  That's the best I could come up with to make it manageable for myself!   1 - How to Organize When You Have Slews of PowerPoint Slides.   Embed YouTube Videos in Your PowerPoint to Save Disk Space. If you would like to see a quick tutorial, check out this great short video I found on how to embed your videos into your PowerPoint.   Use the PowerPoint Slide Master.

How to Manage the Rush Jobs

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Manage the Rush Jobs appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Fifteen minutes later another manager comes by looking for last-minute help with a PowerPoint presentation. How Project Management Apps Help You to Always Know Everything.

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How Well Do You Manage Your Social Media Content Assets?

Productive & Organized

Really great podcasts can be set to powerpoints and be turned into videos for YouTube. My blogging editor is actually also my major manager of all of the re-purposing. "Productive Communication & Marketing : How to Manage All of Those Links!

5 Reasons Why Office Admins are the New Power Job

Office Dynamics

Whether it’s finding the right caterer, meeting global counterparts from international office locations or brushing off your creative skills to whip up a spiffy PowerPoint presentation, you love tackling projects outside of your job scope (and even get excited at the opportunity!).

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Career development for Assistants: 5 common problems and how to solve them

Practically Perfect PA

Consult other PAs, your manager(s), and your organisation’s HR for advice in progressing your career development. Ask your manager for any training suggestions they may have, and request training opportunities.

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PowerPoint 2007 – How To Manage Movies In Powerpoint

Admins4Admins

These are the basics in formatting movies in PowerPoint 2007. PowerPoint 2007 unfortunately doesn’t let you add movies from a DVD to a presentation normally.

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 February, 2010 Wheres the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Some people in the office were trying to get the remote working as we had a PowerPoint presentation coming up and were calling it things like remote thingy , remote slide clicker, wireless mouse so I finally asked, "Does anyone know what the official name for that thing is?" Here we were, professional assistants talking about the thingy for the PowerPoint.

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The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

Similarly, we will also search for specific computer packages or languages or anything else that is a prerequisite for the position: (PA or ‘Personal Assistant’) and ‘PowerPoint’ / (‘PA’ or ‘Personal Assistant’) AND (‘Spanish’).

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How to create an assistant handbook

Practically Perfect PA

Best practice guides to support your team needs, this can be anything from minute taking to PowerPoint guides, business development support; 4.

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How to Make Great PowerPoint Presentations in Minutes: Advanced PowerPoint - A Webinar

Office Dynamics

We thought that our administrative audience would enjoy the opportunity to become better at making great PowerPoint presentations and since Office Dynamics doesn't typically offer technical training we are sharing with tyou this offering from our friends at Business Management Daily. This is for those of you looking for training in advanced PowerPoint use. Make PowerPoint presentations in just minutes, not hours. Pushing” the outline to PowerPoint. Hello!

40 Outlook hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Having a few hacks in my back pocket meant that I was able to navigate the software slightly quicker and I also looked like a total Outlook genius in front of my boss which made him much happier letting me get on with managing his diary!

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Managing your Boss's Inbox

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 29 August, 2009 Managing your Bosss Inbox Nowadays our bosses are busy almost 24/7 and in order to cope they need our help managing their e-mail account. Below are some things I try to do to carry out the management of my bosss e-mail account: Meet with your executive and get on the same page on what they are expecting you to accomplish when going through their e-mail account. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

The ultimate guide to designing presentations

Practically Perfect PA

If your presentation contains charts make sure every chart is on a separate slide and is up on the screen when your manager refers to it. As most assistants are advanced users of PowerPoint the temptation to use all of the features can be high.

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How to Manage the Rush Jobs

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap How to Manage the Rush Jobs Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 13, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Fifteen minutes later another manager comes by looking for last-minute help with a PowerPoint presentation.

Strategies for Advancing Your Career Outside of Administrative Services

Office Dynamics

For example, here are a few of the most common roles that may be a great fit for assistants, depending on your skills and interests: Project Manager. For example, if you’re interested in graphic design, offer to redesign a PowerPoint presentation for your executive, or create a new cover sheet for reports. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Day Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Career Management Creativity Interpersonal Skills Self Development

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Microsoft Powerpoint: The Bumblebee's 3 most useful PPT add-ins

BioTeams

Here I share my 3 most useful Powerpoint add-ins - Acoolsoft PPT to Video, iSpring and PPT2HTML. Like excel add-ins once you install them they become available within the powerpoint menus. iSpring converts your powerpoint presentations into flash videos which you can share on the web.

Why print is still important in business presentations

Practically Perfect PA

In the 25 years since its launch, PowerPoint has become the most popular presentation aid, holding 95% of the presentation software market. Nowadays, most presentations are given with PowerPoint or similar digital supports.

Experience vs. a university degree part two

Practically Perfect PA

Yes – I’ve qualified since as an ISO programme manager and auditor, a Health & Safety manager and assessor, completed various MS Office and bespoke applications courses and a facilities management course. Also attended general Excel/Word/Powerpoint courses.

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Assistant Certifications, what’s the deal? A Free Webinar

Office Dynamics

A copy of the PowerPoint presentation outlining all the critical information covered. Have you been curious about the various assistant certifications? In today’s competitive workplace, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Employers want admins with more than experience.

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Confessions of a Micro-Manager

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 4 October, 2009 Confessions of a Micro-Manager Who would want to work for a micro-manager? Here are some reasons I think managers can get possessive: Im not sure I can trust you. I never wanted to be a manager.

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Top Leadership Guru Marshall Goldsmith Offers His Secrets to Success

On The Job

Look, an executive sitting in a meeting listening to a PowerPoint slide already knows what the person is going to say, but everyone in the room is looking at the executive face, and this executive has to look like he or she cares.

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Technology of the week: Piktochart

Practically Perfect PA

Not all assistants will be asked to produced infographics but PiktoChart is great for creating really cool charts, marketing materials and powerpoint presentations. The charts do look much cooler than the typical Powerpoint SmartArt. What is Piktochart?

News from Assist Travel

Practically Perfect PA

It can be easy for assistants to justify training on tasks such as Excel or PowerPoint, but you probably spend much more time organising business trips. Here are just a few programme highlights for 2016… How to get the most out of your travel management company.

Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

Video or PowerPoint Presentation? What does your manager think you should focus on? You should always get your manager’s perspective, especially because you want them to support you with your training and development?

Technology of the week – Haiku Deck

Practically Perfect PA

Think about how Microsoft Outlook has revolutionised diary and email management , we are so reliant on Outlook (and its equivalients) these days and we will be for a long time to come yet. Understanding technology has always been an important part of the assistant role.

Technology of the week: Canva

Practically Perfect PA

Canva has many fantastic and easy to use templates which look brilliant compared to standard boring PowerPoint presentations. Featured Key Skills Technology of the week admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual Assistant

5 Essential Tools And Apps To Build Your Early Startup

Dumb Little Man

Is the PowerPoint file I am looking at the latest version?” ” — then it’s time to use apps for startups to streamline your management process and boost productivity. Apps for startups are very useful (and can even be crucial) for new companies.

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Are Professional Certifications Worth It?

Eat Your Career

Possessing it demonstrates expert-level mastery of the skills required to leverage systems like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. However, as a career coach , I am also a Certified Professional Career Manager (PCM), which is designation offered through a lesser-known company called TalentGuard.

How to Give a Dynamite Team Presentation

On The Job

I had spoken with three of the fellow panelists via phone several weeks beforehand, but never managed to connect with the last participant. The PowerPoint is out of whack with the information being given, and one team member appears to be confused when it's his turn to speak.

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What Submariners Can Teach You About Doing the Job Right

On The Job

Some insights from Rickover: “Human experience shows that people, not organizations or management systems, get things done. The plan may look good on PowerPoint or in the boardroom, but it doesn’t translate well.”

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How to Analyze Your Audience

Ian's Messy Desk

You don’t fire up PowerPoint and start creating slides. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

How to Start Your Digital Career Portfolio

Office Dynamics

If you are just getting started or this is all really overwhelming – start simply with a PowerPoint presentation or a LinkedIn profile. By now you’ve likely heard of the importance of keeping a Career Portfolio. Do you have one? Have you considered the digital version of your portfolio?

Your Case for Training: Adult Learning Retention Statistics

Office Dynamics

You need to read your handouts and PowerPoint slides after you attend the webinar. I haven’t been able to find this information on adult learning retention rates until now and I’m sharing it with you! I just got back from a great meeting today with my local ATD Chapter.

Women-Owned Small Business Opportunities in Federal Contracting

The Solopreneur Life

Author: Jennifer Adeli, Owner and Senior Proposal Manager. Have a woman manage the day-to-day operations, make long-term decisions for the business, hold the highest officer position in the business and work at the business full-time during normal working hours.

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Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

Marketing material is stripped of sales language, and the info becomes a blog post, which becomes a podcast, which becomes the soundtrack to a video made from PowerPoint slides which becomes a YouTube video which becomes content for the website. Take Your PowerPoint And Give It Power!

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Top Communication Tips for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Use assertive communication skills to manage these situations. A copy of the PowerPoint presentation outlining all the critical information covered (if applicable). (Excerpt from Office Dynamics’ World Class Assistant™ Certificate Program).

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How to Get Your Team on the Same Page

On The Job

When you have a critical deadline approaching on a big project, as a manager you are hyper-focused on doing everything you can to ensure your team meets it. The photographs, bullet-point presentations and other messages you convey to your team via PowerPoint?

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