Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you have trouble trying to figure out the time zone for each meeting in Microsoft Outlook ? Since Outlook only allows for one time zone to be added to the persons calendar , this makes it a little difficult. You can now add in the meeting details for this time zone.

Does anyone know what time it is? Calculating time internationally

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here is a tip that someone from my office gave me for calculating time internationally. To set your clock to a different time zone in Word 2007, click on the time on your computer in the bottom right-hand of your screen. Click to open Date and Time.

2008 130

14 Problems Freelancers Usually Face

Dumb Little Man

Different time zones Freelancers can work with clients from different parts of the world as long as they can speak one language. […]. Freelance has its pros and cons. You are your own manager and boss, but there are quite a few problems as well.

2015 285

10 Apps for Administrative Productivity and Organization

Office Dynamics

To-Do List Apps: Long on to-dos and short on time? Enter your habits, tasks, and hobbies into a to-do list app such as SuperNote , Wunderlist or Timeful. Timeful will suggest the optimal time to complete them. This smart app even “learns” your schedule and adapts to your busy and available times. You can update statuses, track time and tasks, and get real-time updates on all your projects. I use the Time Zone Converter by TimeAndDate.

2017 182

Tips for Getting Virtual Teams to Collaborate More

On The Job

Vint Cerf is a long-time innovator known for his natty three-piece suits, his work as Google’s chief internet evangelist and as one of the fathers of the Internet.

Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

With the introduction of virtual meetings and teleconferencing people can communicate with each other in different time zones and locations very easily and a great deal cheaper than the cost of a flight. Pros: Multiple locations across all time zones. Pin It.

2012 243

Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

With the introduction of virtual meetings and teleconferencing people can communicate with each other in different time zones and locations very easily and a great deal cheaper than the cost of a flight. Pros: Multiple locations across all time zones. Pin It.

2012 231

Time Saving versus Bending Over Backwards

Office Organization Success

Getting clients to self-schedule is such a HUGE time-saver as it eliminates the back and forth of emails. They then compare their schedule to your availability and when they find a suitable time slot they will go ahead and book that time with you.

2014 181

Virtues of going Virtual: Working whilst on holiday

Practically Perfect PA

One of the reasons I became a Virtual Assistant was the flexibility to allow me to travel for longer periods of time, I now have the freedom of being able take my laptop and work from any location around the world.

2014 213

Tech Jobs Moving to the Midwest

Small Business Labs

The New York Times article  Hot Spot for Tech Outsourcing: The United States looks at the outsourcing of software development tasks to lower cost U.S. The New York Times article covers the Midwest-based  Nexient , whose tagline is "100% U.S.

2017 192

Management Practices That Make Employees Quit

On The Job

So it’s time to break the bad habits that are making you a terrible manager. You don’t think they need a day off after they’ve returned exhausted from business travel across different time zones.

2014 224

9 Step Process To Manage Your Remote Team

Office Dynamics

However, managing a remote team requires a framework that needs to allow for all team members across different time zones to collaborate effectively. By prioritizing each task and designating a reasonable time to the task we’re able to manage our effectiveness.

2016 157

All Around the World

The Edge VA

Your followers are not always on-line, and they’re not all in the same time zone as you. Twitter is used all over the world, and chances are your business has something to offer clients and customers on every continent. (If If not, why not?) Messages that you send at 5pm Pacific aren’t seen by Liz in

Who is attending the Virtual Summit?

Practically Perfect PA

I thought today would be a good time to give you all a quick update on where we are with the Virtual Summit. I have been getting a lot of emails from assistants wondering how they can watch the Summit in their time zone.

2017 206

Creating Your Freedom Business - Expert Panel Shares Tips (Part 3)

Productive & Organized

I let my peeps know where I am (and the time. times I've been back & forth between Kauai and the mainland, it's. Many of clients travel for work and pleasure, crossing multiple time zones. Got time for a spa massage?

2013 223

7 Simple Steps to Organizing & Hosting a Successful Teleclass

Office Organization Success

But a couple of the downsides, and probably why many solopreneurs don’t take advantage of this simple marketing strategy, is that: You need to spend some time preparing the material and organizing the event. Step 3 – Decide on a date and time.

2015 262

40 Outlook hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

To add a second time zone to your calendar go to Options >Calendar>Time zones>Show a second time zone. This opens a requester with a “Do not deliver before:” field; enter a date and time, then click Close.

2016 220

7 Cross-Border Dropshipping Tips Winners Use

Dumb Little Man

Today is the best time to do that! However, just like any business, dropshipping requires time and effort. 5 Single time zone Different time zones. What is their time zone? Brand recognition and awareness take time to build. Thinking of scaling or taking your dropshipping business overseas? E-commerce’s global consumer base continues to expand exponentially and with this type of demand, supply must also rise.

2017 160

6 Signs You’re In A Long-Term Relationship

Dumb Little Man

The toilet is not a “me-timezone anymore because you know that the other might barge in anytime. As couples grow old together, there’s a growing sense of comfort, reliability, and even shamelessness that the relationship acquires. You start showing your real self and your real colors.

2016 266

5 Ways to Significantly Increase Attendance of Your Free Teleclass

Office Organization Success

Due to different time zones the actual teleclass time may be the middle of the night for some participants and, unless they’re really dedicated, they’re not going to want to get up in the middle of the night to listen to a teleclass!

2015 221

Do you want to speak at Assist Travel 2016?

Practically Perfect PA

For example, you may like to talk about that trip that saw your Exec cross every continent and time zone – how did you manage it, what did you learn from such a difficult trip and what advice can you pass on to other assistants?

2016 157

PA in Europe

Practically Perfect PA

I did something a bit crazy this weekend and now writing this blog I am absolutely exhausted and in complete recovery mode but at the same time I wouldn’t change my weekend for the world.

2012 186

Administrative Assistants Biggest E-mail Issues

Office Dynamics

Dealing with different time zones. Finding time to prioritize issues within the e-mails. Tags: Technology Time Management During my Become an Inner Circle Assistant workshop in Houston, I asked the attendees (a rather large group representing various companies), to list their biggest issues with e-mail. Here is the list they came up with in order of priority. Volume -- by far, this was the biggest complaint in terms of managing the tremendous volume of e-mails.

2010 109

Your business travel tips

Practically Perfect PA

Creating an itinerary for even the short trips allows me to stay on top of flight times, hotel locations and meeting details. Enter all travel details at appropriate times in his/her Outlook calendar, if used.

Travel 205

My Favourites

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here are some of My Favourites with their corresponding links. Some of these I use on an almost daily basis.

2008 100

Frugal Ways to Improve Remote Team’s Productivity

Productivity Bits

Those kinds of team members never see each other face to face, and sometimes even work in different time zones, which obviously means that it’s that much harder to stay in sync. Now, there are times when distance between teams is something that can’t be avoided. Be aware of time zones To increase productivity, use cycled work schedules. During this time, everyone should be working no matter what their location.

2017 100

Want Explosive Growth via Facebook Live Video? 5 Essential Tips You Need to Know

Andrea Kalli

Share your videos at different times throughout the day to give social media users in different time zones the opportunity to discover your video content. If you are looking for a hot, hot marketing option for 2016, look no further than Facebook live video. While options like Periscope on Twitter or YouTube videos still offer eyeballs on your brand, you can’t beat the audience engagement rates of Facebook’s live video.

2016 100

Tech Choices for the On-the-Road Office

Office Dynamics

These days, many employees and entrepreneurs find themselves working outside the traditional office and on the road at least some of the time. A single charge can provide 20 hours of talk time and last up to 13 days. Until recently, this was time a-wasting.

2015 187

Administrative Assistants Biggest E-mail Issues

Office Dynamics

Dealing with different time zones. Finding time to prioritize issues within the e-mails. Technology Time ManagementDuring my Become an Inner Circle Assistant workshop in Houston, I asked the attendees (a rather large group representing various companies), to list their biggest issues with e-mail. Here is the list they came up with in order of priority. Volume -- by far, this was the biggest complaint in terms of managing the tremendous volume of e-mails.

2010 100

10 Strategies to help you Tweet like a Social Media Rockstar

Practically Perfect PA

Lasting for 30 minutes or a full hour, Twitter chats involve people getting together on a certain day and time to discuss a specific topic and use a specific hashtag. 11am – 1pm is the most popular time for tweets, but do consider your audience’s time-zone.

What should you expect from your business travel provider?

Practically Perfect PA

Booking business travel is a core part of our role so working with a good travel management company can save us so much time and ultimately our organisation money! Save time and money.

Travel 255

Different Strokes for Different Folks

Laughing all the Way to Work

I had a few mediation and arbitrations to set up and telephone calls to schedule with clients, but the bulk of my work was preparing documents on time and reminding the lawyers I worked for what needed to be done and by when. I became very familiar with time zones and making travel arrangements. If they have been in the job for a long time, I listen even closer It's funny how as I have moved through my career from office to office the way I organize myself has changed.

2015 116

How to organise the perfect conference call

Practically Perfect PA

How do we make sure we organise a perfect conference call every time? Select a suitable time and date for everyone involved. Firstly, think about your executive – when is the best time of day for them? Do ask if they are in a different time zone to you.

2014 227

Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

Additionally if you have equipped your manager with all of the information they need to deal with any emergencies, they will be able to cope without you being there to help, particularly if they are in a different time zone.

Travel 186

Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Dealing in real time.

2010 153

We don't know what we don't know

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Dealing in real time.

2010 151

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Much has changed for the executive assistant and administrative professional, and in order to thrive in this new working environment, it’s up to both to operate wisely, using savvy to make the right decision regarding the right question at the right time.

2015 247

Farmshoring Knowledge Work

Small Business Labs

  The main advantages are lower costs without the cultural, language and time zone issues associated with outsourcing work overseas.   The New York Times has two articles on major law firms hiring associates in smaller cities.  Cost Farmshoring - also called insourcing   - describes outsourcing or locating operations in rural areas or smaller, lower cost towns in the US instead of moving them off-shore. 

2011 121

Admin Buddies

Laughing all the Way to Work

If it is a planned time off then you can meet with your buddy and give them any instructions or information they will need to handle in your absence and any contact names and numbers. When the time off is unplanned it is more critical to have this information available with easy access.

2010 141

Standard, Standardize, and Standardized

Daily Writing Tips

However, when I surfed the internet to see how these words are used, I found a puzzling example: “There was no standardized time until train travel became common.” A “standard excuse” for not doing something is “I didn’t have time.”.

2015 96

Dealing in real time.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 13 February, 2010 Dealing in real time. Think about it the next time you give someone a timeline. Dealing in real time. ► January (5) Taking the time to acknowledge someone and say tha.

2010 141

A twelve step program to survive as an Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

If you have treated anyone unfairly, take the time to apologize and try to make things right. Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

2009 141

Are You Too Busy for The Most Important Partner In Your Office? The Importance of Daily Huddles

Office Dynamics

99% of the time these are dismissed as not important. I’ve asked several times to have these 2-5 minute huddles and I was told, ‘I’m too busy – figure it out.’”. They see having to take time with their assistant as a barrier or time waster.

2015 254