Business Travel Planning for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

With more and more companies expanding the reach of their market across the country and even the globe, the role of the business travel planner has become increasingly important. Novice and senior assistants alike struggle with the task of travel planning for busy leaders.

2019 199

Business Travel Safety in a Volatile World

Practically Perfect PA

Whether travelling domestically or internationally, corporations have a Duty of Care to employees visiting other cities and locations for business. Accounting for the safety and the whereabouts of business travellers has never been of greater importance for international companies.

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Tips for Planning Someone Else’s Travel

Office Dynamics

Planning travel for others is no simple matter and administrative professionals know this better than anyone else! Each traveler has personal preferences and unique quirks that make travel planning a true art form. However, travel is full of unpredictable changes.

Travel 241

Evernote Tips Tricks and Resources

Ian's Messy Desk

7 Evernote Resources You May Not Know About. Traveling With Evernote (markmathia.com). Image via CrunchBase. As I have mentioned in previous posts , I have been using Evernote for almost as long as it has been on the market.

2011 202

A review of Assist Travel 2015

Practically Perfect PA

We held our first Assist Travel conference and exhibition on Friday 25th September at the Hilton Bankside and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed the day. As with all of our Assist Events we like to make sure that it is a little different and I loved our travel themed registration desk.

2015 191

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. The PA Life website also has lots of great resources for assistants. From magazines, blogs, exclusive membership clubs to events and exhibitions.

2014 185

Assistant Recommended Apps for Travel

Office Dynamics

Thanks to an extremely helpful resource for administrative professionals called Officepal , I have been inspired to gather and share with you favorite apps that myself and fellow assistant peers are in love with right now! Best Apps for Travel Recommended by Assistants.

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5 Ways to Greenify Your Business Travel

Eco-Office Gals

Are you someone who does a lot of traveling for business purposes? Luckily for you, we have a few suggestions (five to be exact) that can help you to greenify your business travel and, hopefully, help you to distress a bit in the process too: Travel less.

Travel 169

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

The Solopreneur Life

I wanted to create my own schedule, to have a lifestyle that permitted frequent travel, to do work that made a difference, and to live without the fear of corporate downsizing. I honestly think that my best fallback position is my resourcefulness and commitment.

2012 200

Check Out This Great Resource for Organizing Tips and Products.

Productive & Organized

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 162

A Guide to Managing Travel Expenses for SMEs

The Small Business Blog

With the cost of fuel, rail and air travel increasing each year, managing employee travel expenses is a key area of concern for many businesses. Smaller companies, with lower travel budgets and fewer resources, often find the process particularly difficult to bring under control. Further to being expensive, booking and organising travel is a time…

Top 5 Tips for Safe Business Travel

The Small Business Blog

hiremyparents.com Great resource for parents and small business finding work. Top 5 Tips for Safe Business Travel by Stefan Töpfer on Apr 26, 2010 The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Why educate women – isn't it a waste of resources? | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

hiremyparents.com Great resource for parents and small business finding work. Why educate women – isn’t it a waste of resources? Today I travel around the world and speak with all kinds of people about micro-business, like home-business. E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 130

Technology of the week: The Man in Seat Sixty-One

Practically Perfect PA

The Man in Seat Sixty One is a fantastic website which focuses on train travel throughout the world. The website really is packed full of information and is incredibly useful for anyone booking train travel across Europe and the rest of the world. What is The Man in Seat Sixty-One?

2015 151

5 Effective Techniques To Learn A Language Faster

Dumb Little Man

This resource is of particular assistance in language learning if you are an international college student. Communicating Learning TravelChinese people have a wise saying: to learn a language means to have one more window out from which you can observe the world.

2016 275

How can assistants stay on top of the scene?

Practically Perfect PA

I really like the Afar website and email updates for overall travel news and ideas for any trips colleagues or clients may want my advise on. The same goes for CN Traveller which is good for general travel updates but also luxury hotel reviews.

2013 226

8 Easy Contract Changes to Make for More Sustainable Events

Practically Perfect PA

We can review our venue contracts and make conscious decisions to ask the questions about waste and sustainable resources. Commuting accounts for a third of all car travel and events are a great opportunity to reduce that. Assist Travel Core Skills Events Featured

2016 176

Guide to Eco Cruises

Eco-Office Gals

Eco cruises are steadily growing in popularity as more and more cruise enthusiasts, and travelers in general, discover the friendlier way to enjoy a cruise vacation. Holland America Cruises is another popular choice among socially conscious travelers and cruise enthusiasts.

2011 255

A Map Of Mythical Creatures And Where To Find Them

Dumb Little Man

Travel firm Expedia , who have put together a fantastic online map showing you places around the world where mythical creatures are said to live, explains that early sightings of the Loch Ness Monster compared the aquatic creature to a dragon. Expedia’s resource recommends going on a cruise to the ruins of Urquhart Castle, with live sonar on board, to maximize your chances of finding the creature. Fun Myths TravelHave you always dreamed of seeing a yeti?

2017 161

Multi Trip Flights Checklist

Productivity Bits

T he best things in life have been planned and prepared; travelling around the world is definitely no exception. It always helps if you are in group but this guide is helpful even if you are travelling alone, and choose to engage with new characters along your journey.

2011 170

Planning your job search

Practically Perfect PA

Social media is becoming an essential resource for career information. Career Development Featured Sponsored post admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2014 223

Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

I hear managers or Human Resource Professionals say it doesn’t take any special skill to be an administrative assistant. In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I want to share my thoughts on why I believe being an executive assistant is a rewarding career.

2016 208

Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

notes about work (travel arrangements and preferences for my charges, “rules” I have for each of them, team notes, etc.). One of the reasons I started Practically Perfect PA back in 2011 was because I wanted to create an online community for assistants.

All the free training we offer in one place!

Office Dynamics

We even added free downloadable resources, such as educational articles by Joan Burge, for administrative professionals. At Office Dynamics International we love what we do.

2015 234

8 Work-Life Balance Myths

Ian's Messy Desk

From Human Resources and Skills Development Canada There are myths or assumptions about what the family-friendly workplace really means. For example, if an employee reduces their work hours, they may not be willing or interested in taking a position or promotion that requires extended travel.

2010 230

Planning a Green Meeting

Professional Assistant Blog

Also known as “ green policies ”, the targeted outcome is to prevent, reduce, or mitigate harmful effects on natural resources. Meetings Travel Green OfficeImage by Office Now. T his is a guest post from Maureen Santoro from Atlas Meetings + Incentives.

2011 193

Time for another NAVA meetup

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Time for another NAVA meetup Monday, March 30, 2009 at 1:04 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Virtual Assistant Resources Do you meet up with your colleagues regularly?

2009 130

Time for another NAVA meetup

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Time for another NAVA meetup Monday, March 30, 2009 at 1:04 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Virtual Assistant Resources Do you meet up with your colleagues regularly?

2009 130

How to Attract Talented Bilingual Employees in Your Business

Small Business CEO

People are traveling for work or for pleasure creating a mixture of languages and cultural traditions.… … Human Resources bilingual employeesThe workforce market is changing.

2016 72

The Great Organizing Giveaway is Here!

Productive & Organized

  There are many outstanding resources available help you, but I often hear that it is hard to find them.    Our solution was to get the resources available in one spot!   Our solution was to get the resources available in one spot!

2010 169

Blog Hopping Tour pulls into the Loosely Speaking depot

Loosely Speaking

Tomorrow, I travel over to Amy Blesser’ s blog at Virtual Services 4 U. Tags: Virtual Assistant Resources convention OIVAC professional development Professional Development for Virtual Assistants A huge welcome and a big hug for Sharon Williams , president of 24-Hour Secretary!

2010 130

Roundup #5 Prescott Style

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Roundup #5 Prescott Style Friday, July 10, 2009 at 2:26 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Virtual Assistant Resources A recent meeting with local VA bud Tara Fort , owner of Versatility4u.com , generated a list of resources you may want to review. Besides using her business site to present her services, her Resources list is very rich in articles, tips, and a blog.

2009 100

Get Organized!: Get Organized: Websites That Make Your Life Easier

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Thursday, August 20, 2009 Get Organized: Websites That Make Your Life Easier Every day, smart people come up with web resources that make our lives more efficient, more productive, and more organized.

2009 76

Life After Twitter And Facebook

Brilliantly Better

And everything is dark and sad, you don’t have any resources left and you gotta make it by yourself? Relationships & Society Travel & Fun facebook social media twittrerTweet You know those apocalyptic strategy games, where a huge catastrophe strikes Earth? Well, let’s imagine that for a second. But instead of all the Earth being hit, let’s pretend that only two major things are hit: Twitter and Facebook.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: How to Overcome Obstacles in Your Career

On The Job

Keep thinking of ways to rephrase the questions, come up with new information or bring in other resources. May 29, 2009 9:45 AM the travel guy said.

2009 130

7 Ways to Position Yourself as an Admin Leader

Eat Your Career

Unfortunately, that company is no longer in business, but I spent a few years as their community spokesperson, writing professional development articles for admins and traveling the country to meet our admin community on a regular basis. Be a Go-To Resource for Your Admin Team.

2019 211

Assistants Must Excel at the Fundamentals

Office Dynamics

For 28 years, I have been teaching assistants to pay attention to the fundamentals such as meeting planning, travel planning, calendar maintenance, organizational skills, follow-up systems, time management, and communications.

2018 235

The Evolving Admin: What’s Next for Administrative Professionals?

Eat Your Career

Throughout the month of April, I’ll be traveling to several different organizations to present training for administrative teams. Due to my incredibly busy travel schedule, this will take the place of our monthly training webinar and Q&A session.

Is AB5 the End of the Gig Economy? The Quick Answer: No

Small Business Labs

Human resources services. Travel agent services. California recently passed AB5 , a law that changes how workers are classified. AB5 establishes an “ABC” test to decide whether or not a worker is an employee or a contractor.

2019 146

New Hire Overload

Laughing all the Way to Work

The Human Resources Director pointed me to a small office and I was left alone to read what must have been 200 pages. I am not responsible for the content on any sites I have linked to as a resource or linked to in my articles. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

2009 100

Renewables Vs. Coal: What’s the Score

Eco-Office Gals

When you travel through South Australia, you’re greeted by beautiful vistas and amazing ocean views. If you ask most people, they’d probably like to have a lessened carbon footprint through renewable resources.

2017 164

Effective Use of Technology: 7 Ways To Use Internet To Your Advantage

Dumb Little Man

There are endless resources available on multitudes of things. Sometimes, when you are traveling and thinking about some incident, like an epiphany, an idea can come. For example, if you want to become a writer, there are tons of available resources that can help you out.

2019 225

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Customer complaints to be.

Service Untitled

Service Untitled The blog about customer service and the customer service experience.