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Virtual Moxie

Case in point, we''re running a promo on both the self-study Virtual Basics Program, and our deeply-personal and focused Virtual Mentoring Program in conjunction with rounding out the end of my 50th bday celebration. 50% off on our Virtual Basics, and $500 off on the Virtual Mentoring Program, through Wednesday. THAT means that someone who is a self-paced learner can get every bit of the goodness of our training to start her practice for under $300.

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Training budgets were ample; opportunity for advancement sparkled like diamonds for the taking. Administrators handled many tasks, and had backups, cross training, and team-shared projects. Others could no longer afford to retire. Training budgets dissipated, opportunities dried up, and assistants had larger workloads without staffing backups. I would like “secretary” to be a retired title that just goes away.

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Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Time to think about the retirement fund.&# “We get to retire? No one ever told me that…&# We both know there’s no retirement fund in what we do. But when Deb mentioned the words ‘retirement fund’ and I actually barked a laugh, I started to think. (A I am retired now, a blogger, paid by Adsense and affiliate revenue. I no longer have a company paying into a retirement fund. are our mentors, as well as the discussion leaders.

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Future-Proof Your Career

Office Dynamics

I’m always amazed when I meet someone in the workplace and I ask them what their goals are for the next year or I talk to them about expanding their skill sets and they say to me, “I plan to coast until I retire. I think to myself, “How are you so sure everything is going to stay the same until you retire three or four years from now?” 10. Seek and listen to mentors. NOTE: Monday Motivators will not be published on November 2.

2015 123

Hired as C Suite EA and role description reads like an Office Assistant – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

I was lucky enough (or so I was lead to believe) that the role I was hired for almost 2 yrs ago was for a fast-growing local company that within the next 3-5 yrs will have a complete C Suite overhaul of new leaders due to retirements. The post Hired as C Suite EA and role description reads like an Office Assistant – Ask an Admin appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training

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Who is attending the Virtual Summit?

Practically Perfect PA

Maybe you’ve just been made redundant or approaching retirement age and are considering setting up as a VA and wondering whether there is a place for you in the market place. Speaker: Amanda Johnson, Virtual Assistant Coach, Trainer & Mentor, Virtual Assistant Coaching and Training Company. I thought today would be a good time to give you all a quick update on where we are with the Virtual Summit.

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56 Challenges To Kick-Start Life After Fifty

Dumb Little Man

See Also: Top Tips On Training Your Brain To Be Creative . Find a mentor. Find that mentor who will support you. They don’t have to be immediate friends, they could be online groups, mentors or coaches. Forget about planning for retirement and start planning for life. Traditional retirement is a redundant concept that went out of fashion with defined benefit pension schemes. Some people wait their whole life to start living… don’t be one of them.

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Preventing Employee Turnover With Better Benefits

Dumb Little Man

Replacement costs include recruitment efforts, interviewing, onboarding, training, monitoring and ensuring productivity is reached, and correcting any mistakes or customer service blinders that are made during the training process. Employees want well-rounded benefits, including things like retirement plans, professional development, and better workplace culture and perks. Baby Boomers want things like long-term care insurance and retirement coaching.

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Career Decisions

Office Dynamics

Can I handle the demands, i.e., time, training? Become a mentor to a new employee. Cross-train. For more on this subject and my ideas about retirement watch this week’s Monday Motivator Video on YouTube. Happy Monday! Throughout your career, you will have to make decisions.

2013 101

Multigenerational Communication & Cross-mentorship

Office Dynamics

When given the opportunity to meet with someone fairly new to the profession and someone embracing an upcoming retirement to explore even more in life, I enthusiastically embrace the moment and ask several questions of each! There are a variety of ways administrative professionals and the companies they work for can support multigenerational communication and cross-mentoring. Encourage and seek program training from in-house IT employees as a team or individually.

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Strategies for Expanding Your Professional Network

Eat Your Career

If you’re a young professional, you don’t necessarily want to spend your time volunteering with retired folks. This program pairs adult mentors with teens who need a little extra support and guidance to finish high school. My fellow mentors are all amazing people who share my values and have similar personal goals. Learn about the “Building Powerful Professional Relationships virtual training program here.

State of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Las Vegas, Nevada: Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics and the creator of many administrative professional and executive assistant training courses, books, web videos, has captured the new mindset for the new decade in “Adminology,” presented her opening remarks, “Professional Expertise for the New Decade” and her annual "State of the Profession" address at the 17 th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence to an audience of 174 attendees. Encourage cross-mentoring.

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State of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Las Vegas, Nevada: Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics and the creator of many administrative professional and executive assistant training courses, books, web videos, has captured the new mindset for the new decade in “Adminology,” presented her opening remarks, “Professional Expertise for the New Decade” and her annual "State of the Profession" address at the 17 th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence to an audience of 174 attendees. Encourage cross-mentoring.

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7 Ways for Young Professionals to Establish Themselves as Leaders

Office Dynamics

With 75 million+ Baby Boomers poised to retire in the next 5 years and only 40 million members of Gen-X behind them, Generation-Y (Millennial) professionals will be one of the youngest generations in our nation’s history to take on organizational leadership positions. Rather than agree to meet a deadline or attend a meeting that isn’t feasible, train your supervisor(s) to have slightly lower (and more realistic) expectations for you. Guest Blogger - Alexia Vernon.

2010 126

88 Simple New Year’s Resolutions that Sneakily Change Your Life

Dumb Little Man

I will find a mentor.” I will be a mentor” And on the same vein, if you have experience with anything, be a mentor. Being genuinely happy for others success does not come naturally to most of us, but training our mind to do just that can open us up to the kind of peace and tranquility that no amount of money can buy! “I Even the most negative person could benefit by starting to train themselves in the art of giving thanks. Don't you just hate New Year's Day?

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7 Ways for Young Professionals to Establish Themselves as Leaders

Office Dynamics

With 75 million+ Baby Boomers poised to retire in the next 5 years and only 40 million members of Gen-X behind them, Generation-Y (Millennial) professionals will be one of the youngest generations in our nation’s history to take on organizational leadership positions. Rather than agree to meet a deadline or attend a meeting that isn’t feasible, train your supervisor(s) to have slightly lower (and more realistic) expectations for you. Guest Blogger - Alexia Vernon.

2010 100

On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

Being a member is not only a great place for networking, but for mentoring and learning of jobs in your area. Employers are hiring young and training them on the job. In Ontario, Canada, it is no longer mandatory to retire at 65 years of age and the baby boomers are fast approaching this age. In 1985 I left the office to be a stay-at-home mom. By 1995 when I tried to get back into the administrative field the landscape had changed.

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What Topics Do You Want To See Covered in The Blog?

Daily Writing Tips

Related Articles BlogMastermind: A Training Program for Bloggers Some Perennial Grammar Questions Chocolate Covered or Chocolate-Covered? Mary Sikora on August 16, 2010 10:37 am I teach a memoir writing class at a local retirement center. It would be great to see if a mentor could be develop for newbie writers. Posts By Email Grab The RSS Home Archives About Contact Tests Book What Topics Do You Want To See Covered in The Blog?

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