6 College Courses That Can Get You High Salaries

Dumb Little Man

Thus, on the portal for finding jobs and employees, they have studied for five years the dynamics of the demand for professions and the growth of salaries, creating a rating of the most paid professions in 2020. The average annual salary is $143,000. Customer Success Management.

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Hitting the salary cap

Practically Perfect PA

A few years ago I was working as a PA to a senior board director in an organisation full of project managers, engineers and specialist technicians. Everyone was placed in a salary band depending on their experience and their skills. Except support staff who were placed in lower salary bands or slotted in somewhere that sort of fitted what they did. I was placed in a low (not rock bottom but not particularly high) salary band with other assistants and admin type people.

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5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary

Dumb Little Man

Do you feel uncomfortable and don’t know how to negotiate your salary? But the reality is that “75% of people who ask for a pay rise, get a rise”, based on PayScale’s Salary Negotiation Guide. An increase in your salary will not come overnight. To negotiate your salary successfully, Open Colleges recommends knowing when your next performance review is and use that period to demonstrate you are a great asset to the team.

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Why you need to use tech to help you with your business travel management

Practically Perfect PA

And that in most companies, travel spend is often the second largest expenditure after salaries? Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant TravelPerkDid you know that business travel is a $1.3 trillion dollar market? Business travel spend in general is massive, but it doesn’t stop there; the amount of time spent organising business travel is substantial too.

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Boost Your Success by Improving Your Speaking Skills

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Boost Your Success by Improving Your Speaking Skills appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. This reflects your level of communication skills and acumen. With proper communication skills, you can represent the public in voicing your rights and opinions. Those with strong speaking skills have an advantage in communicating their opinion. Those who give more speeches tend to have higher salaries than those who give less or no speeches.

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A Detailed Guide On How To Manage Money Effectively

Dumb Little Man

Are you having a hard time knowing how to manage money effectively? Managing money is a responsibility and if you can’t manage $1,000 effectively, you can’t expect to manage $1,000,000, either. Why is it important to learn how to manage your money? Harv Eker, one thing that’s similar between all millionaires (and billionaires for that matter) is that they all manage their money very well. I felt more motivated to manage my money.

2018 156

How to Manage Yourself When Making the Move to Self-Employment

Productivityist

However, it’s best not to make any hasty decisions until you have put a plan in place to manage yourself. This may seem strange, but you are about to make the move from being managed to managing yourself. How will I manage my workflow and cash flow?

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession As Never Before. I am so excited to write this kick-off Blog for our 2nd Annual Admin Blog-a-thon as I have great news about shifts taking place in the Administrative Profession in terms of executives and managers embracing this role as vital to their organization's and leadership team's success. New titles, salary levels, and career planning will be coming in this decade like we have never seen.

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession As Never Before. I am so excited to write this kick-off Blog for our 2nd Annual Admin Blog-a-thon as I have great news about shifts taking place in the Administrative Profession in terms of executives and managers embracing this role as vital to their organization's and leadership team's success. New titles, salary levels, and career planning will be coming in this decade like we have never seen.

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5 reasons to learn a foreign language to further your career

Practically Perfect PA

In today’s global society being bilingual is one of the most advantageous skills you can have. In a pool of candidates with similar skills, speaking a foreign language will probably give you the edge over the competition, even if the need isn’t the employer’s top priority. Having a second language is not only beneficial to your company, it can lead to salary increases of up to an extra 3.8%

2015 137

Uh-Oh: You May Not Be Worth What You Thought

On The Job

According to a JobFox survey, some median annual salary ranges dropped $10,000, compared to a month ago. Some examples include software design/development; product management; networking/system administration; finance; and government contracts administration. You want a job to increase your knowledge and skills, and make you even more marketable in the future. This helps set the groundwork for a salary bump before your annual review.

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5 Ways to Be a Value-Added Employee

Office Dynamics

That means more can be accomplished in less time – and management is sure to appreciate that. Whether you are a manager or an assistant, if you are familiar with your business, you can often see ways to make money—perhaps by paying attention to competitors or watching trends. Even if your organization has a salary freeze this year, keep doing your best.

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A PA’s guide to confidentiality

Practically Perfect PA

You’ll probably have access to your manager’s emails, and in most cases, you’re probably the first port-of-call in reading them and responding on their behalf. In many cases, you’ll know about promotions, salary changes, redundancies, acquisitions and mergers before anyone else. For more tips on honing your skills as a PA or EA, check out our other career guides. As a PA or EA, your ability to handle confidential subjects, issues, emails and documents is essential.

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What can assistants expect in 2013

Practically Perfect PA

If in 2012 you did not attend any events or training sessions then you should speak to your manager or HR immediately to get something booked for 2013. Our managers will mostly have iPads and have the ability to work remotely from any part of the world. We must learn how to use this technology and be comfortable enough to suggest new and innovative ways to help our managers get the most from their chosen devises. The relationship between assistant and manager .

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The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

And yet assistants help file digital documents and manage calls through their cell phones, so the skills required for these tasks haven’t completely gone away. They are not paid the big bucks to manage a calendar and book flights. They are managing a lot of moving pieces.

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Is job hopping the only way up the career ladder for assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

Apparently, being loyal to one company doesn’t necessarily pay off (both in terms of salary and promotion) and moving from one role to another in pretty quick succession is becoming less frowned upon. Here are a few of my thoughts… Salary increase. I didn’t job hop for an increase in salary, it was always for other reasons, but with every new role I did get a pay rise. Hi, I’m Nicky Christmas and I am a job hopper. There, I’ve admitted it.

2016 176

When a Demotion Makes Sense

45 Things

It makes you angry that your skills are being underutilized and that you’re in a job that won’t help you get ahead. You’re peeved that you are working alongside those with fewer skills or less experience – when in a sane world you would be managing them! Attending management class. If you have less authority in a new job, use it as an opportunity to step back and observe how others handle their management duties.

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Are Professional Certifications Worth It?

Eat Your Career

Recommended Resource: Straight Talk About Salaries (Recorded Webinar). Possessing it demonstrates expert-level mastery of the skills required to leverage systems like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. However, what they are really paying for is not the certificate itself—it’s the value a person can bring to the organization when they have these skills. You have to use those skills to achieve more, and you have to be a vocal advocate for yourself and your accomplishments.

2017 187

Administrative Assistant vs. Executive Assistant: What’s the Difference?

Eat Your Career

In reality, these are two very different roles, both in the expectations and in the skills required to be successful. Note: The one area I will not be addressing is salary, as there is too much variation and nuance to adequately cover this topic here.

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OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE

Office Dynamics

She helped us understand how creating and developing a lasting business connection takes time and skill, and delivered unique tools for surmounting awkward moments, starting conversations effortlessly, and the art of follow up. The two are not only very different skill sets but are not in any way interchangeable. OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE. This article is part 2 of our conference recap. if you missed part 1, you can read it here. .

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What can assistants expect in 2015?

Practically Perfect PA

I am very optimistic about 2015, here are a few reasons why… Employment opportunities and salary. A few years ago there were a number of articles which suggested assistants will see an increase in their workload as the economy shrinks and redundancies are made within the middle-management tier of businesses. This is the main aspect of the role and not something that will change in 2015 – even if technology helps with diary management.

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Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

It is imperative to be proactive about self-promotion in order to showcase your skills, achievements and personal brand. Highlight WIFM (what’s in it for me) and help them to see that you will gain skills and knowledge that will be essential for future growth. You need to reinforce that your work is under control and manage expectations. Getting buy-in IS ACHIEVABLE and I managed to successfully get the following approved: Business Cards. Salary Increase.

2017 163

What holds us back?

Practically Perfect PA

I know so many personal assistants who are highly intelligent, experienced, skilled and professional yet they are often deemed as the person that does the menial office tasks. Yes there are many skills that we want to keep from the “secretary days” but we really want to be running as far away from the old school idea of a secretary as fast as we can. Being taken seriously leads to more interesting tasks, more responsibilities, promotions and salary increases.

2014 194

10 Ways to Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce

Dumb Little Man

If you claim to be a company that offers equal opportunities for both sexes, it should be reflected in your career development policy with a good number of female employees working in senior management positions and leadership roles. Project Manager, Developer, etc.

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10 Reasons to Work for a Non-Profit Organization

Ian's Messy Desk

This allows for a greater opportunity to learn new skills and further develop pre-existing abilities on the job. Non-profit organizations see quality mid- and upper-level management as a much sought-after commodity. Generally, working at a non-profit will not involve high salaries, but there is something deeper at stake.

2011 164

The big PA questions – what do you think?

Practically Perfect PA

Are we being supported sufficiently by businesses in relation to undertaking training and other external courses to improve our skill set and to enable/encourage us to keep abreast of technological advancements. How should we be adapting in a world where technology is making managers more self-sufficient and diminishing the role of the Assistant or redundant? Are we paid the right salary for the work that we do.

2016 132

Networking with ACE Connects

Practically Perfect PA

There were a number of Executives in attendance supporting their assistants including a senior Managing Director who spoke about his commitment to training and improving skills for assistants within BlackRock. Although they were nervous (which I can completely empathise with) they did it and I was really pleased that ACE Connects had given them the opportunity to practice their public speaking skills.

Why Your Small Business Must Have an Internal Employee App?

Dumb Little Man

It ensures people are constantly engaging with each other and with the management. Above all, this can ensure better feedback for the management which can be used to improve business operations. Employees do not work just for a salary, they work to achieve goals.

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10 questions to ask a recruitment agent

Practically Perfect PA

Do you have any positions at the moment that match my preferences (type of role, location, salary, industry etc)? Which skills make me suitable for this role? The agent will have spoken to your potential employer about you and your work experience so it is worthwhile finding out what they said to the organisation and what skills they have promoted on your behalf.

2014 172

Shorter, More Effective Meetings

Office Dynamics

The cost of the average meeting, including salaries, expenses, and opportunity costs is estimated at $5000. As a pioneer in the field of work-life balance education, Jim’s expertise extends to additional developmental programs, including a leadership training program and stress and time management training. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Organizational Skills The biggest time waster in organizations today is an unproductive meeting….and

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A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Before the day ended, the CEO offered her the job with a six-figure salary plus stock options, plus, plus! Learn excellent communication skills and how to have human moments. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Attitude Career Management Self Development Uncategorized Workplace ToolsThe Gillie Watson Story. May 21, 2018. I will never forget Gillie Watson.

Just the Savvy Ones. Recognizing Career Love.

Office Dynamics

The stronger your skills, including language skills, the more opportunities are available. Salary range – Yes, you can make six figures if you have the skills and drive. Certified Administrative Professional: Organizational Management. Author: Kemeia MK Foley, CAP-OM. It’s Administrative Professionals Week 2016. Fantabulous.

2016 132

Gossip Girl!

Practically Perfect PA

As I’ve said before, being trustworthy and able to deal with sensitive information is key to our role so how do we maintain our manager’s confidence without alienating ourselves from the rest of the office? Quite often assistants are referred to as the ‘eyes and ears’ of their manager. If you are able to maintain the trust and respect from both your team and your manager, this balancing act will almost elevate you to a position where the pressure to divulge information is lifted.

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What can assistants expect in 2014?

Practically Perfect PA

Employment opportunities and salary. Assistants will no longer have to get their manager’s permission to travel to London or other major cities for networking opportunities which can be a major hurdle. Our professional development plan for 2014 should reflect this diversification and our managers should be aware that with extra responsibility comes extra support and training. Our managers appreciate us and we feel appreciated by them.

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How Will The Recruitment Game Change In 2021?

Recruit CRM

January, February and March are significant months for recruiters and hiring managers since along with high unemployment there also comes a lot of job openings.

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Are assistants overqualified?

Practically Perfect PA

It has been really interesting reading all of the different job descriptions, the skills that are required and the salaries attached to different levels of the role. I would get incredibly excited reading the tasks which were outside the core skills and I would imagine all of the challenges this role would provide. I had a vast set of skills that I had picked up through all of my previous jobs. What happens to an EA who can manage a diary standing on her head?

2015 207

Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

Office Dynamics

” Driscoll added, “Professionals considering job moves should evaluate not only salary but also where they will have the greatest opportunity to build skills and advance their careers.” If money is your primary concern, and your employer can’t offer a higher salary, look at the entire compensation package before heading out the door. Gaining new skills. MENLO PARK, Calif.,

2014 112

Experience vs. a university degree part two

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve attended numerous seminars in leadership, time management, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, meeting planning, event planning, and disaster recovery planning (Joan Eisendot and her website are fantastic resources) as well as is Tyler Davidson at Meetings Focus magazine/website, and freely shared the knowledge with my peers and anyone who asked. Again, these are skills I was able to cultivate on the job. Only the usual Microsoft skills. Bachelor in Management.

2014 147

17 Worst Resume Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

An average manager will not spend even a minute looking at your resume. If you aren’t confident with your written skills, have a good editor go through your document. Salary information. If you have held some past jobs during your college days and are planning to include the salary you were paid, stop it right there. Salary comes later, much later. Employers do not prefer employees who are only and all about salary.

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Reward and Recognition within the Assistant Industry

Practically Perfect PA

We manage our executives; we understand the needs of the company and we manage complicated tasks. Could you be a little more vocal about your development and your skill set. You need to know that it is okay to develop yourself and that you have to take time out of your busy schedule to develop your skills.

2015 195

Is an Executive Assistant Certificate for You?

Office Dynamics

There are two main points I want to make in this blog: An administrative certificate or certification does not guarantee success, a salary increase, new title or promotion. all of which translate into skills you need to be successful in the workplace. Hiring managers look for these traits and so do C-Suite executives when interviewing for a new assistant. Completion of Certificate Programs, Certifications and Designation are industry marks of excellence.

2015 191

12 Clever Ways You Can Earn Money From Your Computer Today

Dumb Little Man

The average salary for a freelance writer in $24 per hour. You’ll want skills in software, typography, Adobe Photoshop, web design, and technology. You set up and manage your profile online to offer short-term rental of your home.

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

Recruit CRM

In addition, it also manages to compare different prospects keeping all the factors side by side. It is comparatively easy to search the database which includes varieties of topics like industry, connections, current and previous companies, job title, profession, skills, and education.

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