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.

2020 216

More resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

In my last blog I wrote about the resources that are available for assistants and administrators in the form of magazines and websites. I thought I would also list a few associations and networking clubs that I have found useful over the years. . The EUMA is a network for management support professionals with a focus on personal development and improving the profession for the future. Networking Clubs. Do you use of of these networking clubs or professional bodies?

2012 165
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

7 Networking Tips in a Competitive Industry

Dumb Little Man

Regardless of the industry, networking is a must. You still need to network. Step Outside the Industry for Non-competitive Networking Options. There’s plenty of networking potential out there that doesn’t rely on your competition. How to Network Outside Your Field.

2019 204

More resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

In my last blog I wrote about the resources that are available for assistants and administrators in the form of magazines and websites. I thought I would also list a few associations and networking clubs that I have found useful over the years. The EUMA is a network for management support professionals with a focus on personal development and improving the profession for the future. Again the membership includes a twice yearly magazine, networking events and a LinkedIn Group.

2012 122

Inside the Peterborough PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Next up in our series of blog posts about regional PA networks, we have the Peterborough PA network. Launched by Bethany Fovargue in 2013 this network has gone from strength to strength and Bethany is now asked to speak and promote the role of assistants all over the world. . Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? About the network…. What made you decide to set up the network? What are the objectives of the network?

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?

Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

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. I thought it would be great if we had a little space on Practically Perfect PA dedicated to these awesome networks and I thought it would be even better if we found out a little more about the assistants who start up the groups. The PAs behind the Network.

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

In fact, there is an event called #AdminChat that’s just for assistants – a free event that happens with a select resource, weekly, hosted by Executive Secretary Magazine (another phenomenal administrative resource). Whether you are already on Twitter or you still considering the possibility of joining, you will want to know who the must follow admin resources on Twitter are! Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter. Founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips network.

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.

2019 170

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

The club offers great networking opportunities. thepahub: A great professional network in Yorkshire for PAs and EAs. The post Great resources for assistants on Twitter appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Earlier this week I wrote a piece on Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants so I thought I would carry on with that theme and try to convince you all to join Twitter! Twitter really is a great place for learning as well as being social.

Spotlight on assistant resources: PA Life

Practically Perfect PA

There are a lot of different resources available to assistants. Some resources are better than others and we do have a lot of choice. Well I thought I would offer one of the great resources a chance to introduce themselves to the Practically Perfect PA readers and tell us a little more about what they do and how they can support assistants in, what I think is, one of the world’s toughest jobs! The PA Life website also has lots of great resources for assistants.

2014 142

New Training and Resources to Office Dynamics in 2019

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International is the global industry leader in the development and presentation of sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training, coaching, and resources. It is known that we offer a broad range of training, education, peer to peer networking, but this year we are adding even more to our catalog of resources! The post New Training and Resources to Office Dynamics in 2019 appeared first on Office Dynamics.

2019 143

How to Build a Powerful Professional Network

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Build a Powerful Professional Network.”. That’s why, in this beautiful month of love, I’ll be showing you how to build a powerful professional network. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Your professional network can be your most powerful business asset or your biggest liability. Unfortunately, many people don’t pay much attention to their network until they need something (like a new job).

2019 109

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. Here are a few resources Cathy referred to during our conversation: Ally.io (OKR software). Cathy Rong is the Lead Executive Assistant, Office of the CEO at Complex Network.

2021 52

Networking Is Art and Science Combined

Job Advice Blog

Networking has two purposes: (1) to get you your next job, and if that’s not right now, (2) to prepare for when you need to. Networking is the most effective way to secure a job nowadays. Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads—human resources consultant to the largest companies in America—says that if you network your way into [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund networking Networking Strategies

Why Networking Is Essential For Career Success (and Everyone Should Do It NOW)

Eat Your Career

Networking. If you’re happily employed and your career is chugging right along, networking often gets put on the backburner. I see a lot of people who only start thinking about networking when they “need” something—like a new job, for example. To help inspire you to get started networking NOW, I wanted to highlight just a few of the reasons it’s essential for career success. Through networking, you have access to these positions that other people never even know about.

7 Social Networking Dos and Don’ts

Office Organization Success

One area where business owners are seeking more and more support in is that of social networking – they find it overwhelming and don’t know what to do, so engage the services of a social media expert to manage it for them. Whilst on the surface this strategy sounds great there is one major flaw with it – social networking is a way for YOU to engage with your audience and networks so that they can get to know YOU, not your assistant!

Social Network Tips for Assistants

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Key characteristics desired are those who are avid users of the Internet, blogs, Twitter and/or who have a Facebook page or other social networking account. Social Networking Tips. Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage.

Networking – it doesn’t have to be a chore!

Practically Perfect PA

Networking can be a scary word can’t it? At the start of my career aged just 21, I had no real grasp of what networking was, nor was I interested in finding out. Now, just 5 years on, I have come such a long way and networking has been a huge part of my journey and contributed to my success. I now realise that these events had huge networking opportunities which I failed to appreciate. Networking can mean many things. The benefits of networking are limitless.

2014 194

9 Resources You Can Leverage to Build Your Personal Brand Right Now

Small Business CEO

While each and every one of us is ultimately responsible for the state of their personal brand, we all have a sturdy stock of resources at our disposal to make the job easier. Those resources don’t look precisely the same for everyone.

2020 69

Is Your Networking Fishy Enough?

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! hiremyparents.com Great resource for parents and small business finding work. Webmasters feeds : THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG» Blog Archive » Top 5 Website Design Tips Indinero.com Blog : Your Business, Your Cash: More Small Business Resources Mark Rosemans Blog : Kudos for 20 years in the internet business! Is Your Networking Fishy Enough? E-Mail me or follow me.

Tandem Social Networking

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Tandem Social Networking Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 10:55 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Blogging Harry Caray may be one of the best networkers ever, moving thousands of tone-deaf Cub fans to stand and sing at the top of their lungs. The topic of the blogger meetup we attended was SEO, so of course there was a lot of talk about social networking’s role in generating blog traffic.

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Key characteristics desired are those who are avid users of the Internet, blogs, Twitter and/or who have a Facebook page or other social networking account. Social Networking Tips. Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage.

How Assistants Can Use Social Networking

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Key characteristics desired are those who are avid users of the Internet, blogs, Twitter and/or who have a Facebook page or other social networking account. Social Networking Tips. Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage.

Great Organizing and Productivity Resources for You to Check Out

Stephanie LH Calahan

  Today, I decided to do things a little differently and ask my Facebook network of productivity and organizing pros to share info about their blogs.     It is a great way to find a new resource and not get overwhelmed in the process.    Once a month, I share links to a number of different blogs and sites. 

2011 193

Want instant access to a one-stop online business management resource directory?

Office Organization Success

It’s the ultimate online resource for creating a more streamlined, automated, and systemized online solo service business. Network with colleagues with similar interests. Share and Enjoy: ResourcesThe Office Organization Success Cafe is just what you need! Once you become a member you’ll be able to: Have immediate access to an online library of content-rich articles focused on running an online solo service business. Find new clients.

2009 139

Keys to Effective Networking

Office Dynamics

I’ve been involved in Toastmasters for over 20 years and I believe, beyond a doubt, it has been one of my greatest resources for personal and professional success. 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

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Key characteristics desired are those who are avid users of the Internet, blogs, Twitter and/or who have a Facebook page or other social networking account. Social Networking Tips. Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage.

Time Spent on Social Networks Exploding; Email and IM Fading

Small Business Labs

Reports and Resources Intuit 2020 Research Report Todays Hobbyists are Tomorrows Hobbypreneurs Homepreneurs: A Vital Economic Force Research Brief - Small Business Credit Outlook The Economic Stimulus Package: Whats in it for Growing Businesses?   From the article: "the uptick in social networks led to the 28% and 15% declines in email and instant messaging, respectively."

Keys to Effective Networking

Office Dynamics

I’ve been involved in Toastmasters for over 20 years and I believe, beyond a doubt, it has been one of my greatest resources for personal and professional success. 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

Social Networks, Cultural Evolution and Idea Sex

Small Business Labs

Reports and Resources Intuit 2020 Research Report Todays Hobbyists are Tomorrows Hobbypreneurs Homepreneurs: A Vital Economic Force Research Brief - Small Business Credit Outlook The Economic Stimulus Package: Whats in it for Growing Businesses? " Human's ability to create broad social networks is also a key reason we were more successful than the Neanderthals. 

Internet Top Resource for Today's Job Hunters

Small Business Labs

Pew Internet's  Searching for Work in the Digital Era  illustrates the growing role online resources are playing in the job hunt. adults (54%) have gone online to look for job information, 45% have applied for a job online, and job-seeking Americans are just as likely to have turned to the internet during their most recent employment search as to their personal or professional networks.

2015 40

“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. 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. Networking comes under the heading of a life-long skill builder. Networking

A Different Kind of Networking.

Laughing all the Way to Work

In all my years as a secretary I have found having a network of other assistants has been a tremendous help when I just can't figure out how to word a sentence in a letter or if I'm wondering where to look to find the information I urgently need, or even "Do you know of an opening, I have to get out of this job!". and that is my secretarial network. Tags: network resource helpful hint Administrative Assistant networking

2007 100

Check Out This Great Resource for Organizing Tips and Products.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists? Main | Little Things Really Can Make a Big Impact » Check Out This Great Resource for Organizing Tips and Products (and maybe win some stuff too) Today's post is short since you received 2 earlier this week!  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

2010 143

Business Networking - Breaking the Ice & Starting the Conversation #business #productivity

Stephanie LH Calahan

Business Networking!    Many of my clients tell me that they would rather have a root canal than go to a local event to network! There are a number of elements to effectively networking and growing relationships that ultimately grow your business.  When you have the opportunity to meet someone face-to-face, what is your most effective networking tip for breaking the ice?  The "Magic" Ice Breaker For Networking Events.

2011 208

“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. 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. Networking comes under the heading of a life-long skill builder. Tags: Networking

Can Virtual Assistants provide social networking support?

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Can Virtual Assistants provide social networking support? Social networking became the trendiest way to stay connected in 2008. This phenomenal growth of a new medium has me asking some questions: Just because you use social media, does that qualify you to charge other people to let you handle their social networking activities? She offers training and support in many services, including social networking.

2009 100

High Level Executive Assistant Seeks Networking Association

Office Dynamics

I am trying to find a local networking association. I want to network with other "executive" admins and C-level supporters. Thanks for submitting your question on networking in your area. You can go with the purpose of learning what they offer in the program and to network with others. This is a great way to expand your admin network and just because they aren’t local doesn’t mean they won’t be there when you need to call upon some help from your peers.

Featured Soloist Nea Joy Justice: “My Fallback Position Is My Resourcefulness and Commitment”

The Solopreneur Life

Type of business: I am a Transformational Life Coach, Professional Blogger, and Network Marketer. I didn’t understand the importance of networking and operating outside of my introverted tendencies. Working for yourself and by yourself has its perks, but success is difficult to come by without a solid network of people to advise, refer, motivate, and support you. I honestly think that my best fallback position is my resourcefulness and commitment.

2012 165

Feisty Enterprise Tip #12: Get Into Networks That Give You Know-How and Fun

The Small Business Blog

Choose carefully with your business networks. Informal networks may be best. Most business networking meetings are an absolute waste of time. It doesn’t matter whether they are online or offline, time is the one resource you cannot afford to waste. Many networks seem like a lot of desperate people hoping for a break in the… Read the full article here: Feisty Enterprise Tip #12: Get Into Networks That Give You Know-How and Fun on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

2013 159

High Level Executive Assistant Seeks Networking Association

Office Dynamics

I am trying to find a local networking association. I want to network with other "executive" admins and C-level supporters. Thanks for submitting your question on networking in your area. You can go with the purpose of learning what they offer in the program and to network with others. This is a great way to expand your admin network and just because they aren’t local doesn’t mean they won’t be there when you need to call upon some help from your peers.

Network Extensively, Advance Your Administrative Career

Office Dynamics

Create a vast network of acquaintances and advocates with whom you enjoy doing business, have done favors for, know well – or know remotely, via others. Administrative professionals fall into a category of people called “super-connectors,” because they’re often the hub of information and networking in their offices, as well as for the people they support. Human resources/benefits managers and staff. I can’t say enough about the importance of a vast, thriving network.