Digital butterflies: Assistants as change agents
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The Big Opportunity: Assistants as Change Agents

By - November 25, 2021

Executive support professionals can step up and play a critical role in any transformation process, explain Julia Schmidt and Evon Wood
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Career Development

How to be a Strategic Partner as the Office Manager

By - November 25, 2021

Translating company objectives into areas you can influence ensures you are seen as an integral part of the business, explains Hana Gray
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Career Development Processes & Procedures

Why SMART Goals Need to Be SMARTER

By - November 25, 2021

In today’s demanding and fast-paced business environment, how smart is SMART? asks Lindsay Taylor
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Career Development Communication

Negotiating for Successful Results

By - November 25, 2021

Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs shares her top tips and techniques to master the process and art of negotiating
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Career Development

Top Hiring Trends for Administrative Job Seekers

By - September 25, 2021

Stephanie Naznitsky discusses the broad trends from the recent Robert Half 2022 Salary Guide
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Career Development

The Proactive Mindset

By - September 25, 2021

Sue France explains how to develop your proactive mindset using critical thinking, confidence and motivation
Belonging: circle of multi ethnic hands
Career Development

How Belonging Can Influence Your Relationships

By - September 25, 2021

Choosing the right group to belong to can help you soar in your endeavors, says Chi Chi Okezie
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Career Development

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome at Work

By - September 25, 2021

Imposter syndrome negatively impacts the mental health and wellbeing of employees, explains Dr Lynda Shaw
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Career Development

Etiquette Tips for Virtual Meetings

By - September 25, 2021

Sunethra Jayaratne Nugawela shares her top tips to maximize your professionalism in virtual meetings
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Career Development

Do You Have a Job or a Career?

By - July 25, 2021

In this excerpt from her most recent book, ELEVATE Admins: How to Raise the Bar and Achieve Excellence in Your Administrative Career, Chrissy Scivicque discusses the difference between a job and a career
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Career Development

How to Communicate Your Role as an Executive Support Professional

By - July 25, 2021

Hallie Warner shares her top 5 tips to help you communicate your role to your colleagues and the senior leadership team
Bored at work: woman fleeing a cage
Career Development

Bored at Work? Don’t Just Sit There. Do Something About It

By - July 25, 2021

Stephanie Naznitsky shares her top tips to combat boredom at work and make your career satisfying
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Career Development

Simple Questions to Make Hitting Deadlines Easier

By - July 25, 2021

Use Shweta Jhajharia’s questions to hit your deadlines with ease
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Career Development

How to Shine Online

By - July 25, 2021

Claire Gray shares her top tips to help you perfect your online interview techniques
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Career Development

The Efficiency Multiplier

By - May 25, 2021

Identify your key skills and step into your role as the efficiency multiplier, says Abigail Barnes
indispensible to invaluable
Career Development

Make the Move from Indispensable to Invaluable

By - May 25, 2021

In this excerpt from her latest book, The Invaluable Assistant: 30+ Ways to Demonstrate Your Full Value at Work, Sandy Geroux shares insights into what Assistants can do to recognize and demonstrate their added value