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Processes & Procedures

Spotting the Signs of Dishonesty on a CV

By - January 25, 2023

Anna Bithrey suggests practical ways that employers can screen applicants and mitigate the risks to business
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Processes & Procedures

Meetings Bogged Down with Routine Items? Consider a “Consent Agenda”

By - September 25, 2022

If your Board wants to save time and streamline its meetings, consider using a “consent agenda,” explains Rhonda Scharf
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The Benefits of Task Centralization

By - July 25, 2022

Shayanne Wright explains how capturing your tasks in one place allows you to prioritize and work more efficiently
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Chair Excellent Meetings

By - May 25, 2022

Learn how to become an accomplished meeting choreographer with Heather Baker’s top tips
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Taking Minutes in Virtual and Hybrid Meetings

By - May 25, 2022

Use Rhonda Scharf’s guidelines to help you take accurate minutes in virtual and hybrid meetings
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Health & Wellbeing Processes & Procedures

How to Write a Health, Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy

By - November 25, 2021

Most wellbeing strategies are collections of well-intentioned activities cobbled together to get good PR or tick a box, explains Amy McKeown
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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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Minute Taking 101: Tracking Attendance

By - September 25, 2021

Rhonda Scharf shares her top tips for tracking attendance when taking minutes
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Creating Meeting Breaks in Outlook

By - May 25, 2021

Gyöngyvér Borgula explains how to create automatic breaks between meetings with a simple Outlook calendar setting
Processes & Procedures

Successful Remote Onboarding

By - March 23, 2021

Diana Brandl shares best practices for creating a successful remote onboarding experience
Processes & Procedures

Project Management Fundamentals

By - March 25, 2020

As an administrative assistant, you are already a project management expert explains Rhonda Scharf
Processes & Procedures

The Assistant’s 8-Step Guide to Effective Travel Planning

By - September 25, 2019

Planning travel for someone else can be a complicated task explains Stephanie Naznitsky
Processes & Procedures

Don’t Let These Common Travel Myths Fool You

By - March 25, 2019

Become a well-informed traveler and travel planner says Eric Hrubant
Processes & Procedures

Staying in Touch on the Road

By - May 25, 2018

Create clear communication protocols and strategies to make sure that the trip goes as smoothly as possible explains Tae Lee Experienced administrative professionals and executive assistants are all too familiar with the stress associated with having your executive on the road. They could be thousands of miles away, in a completely different time zone, and... Read more »
Processes & Procedures

Conquering Travel Planning, One Step at a Time

By - July 27, 2017

Planning travel and creating itineraries needn’t be daunting if you follow these simple steps says Tae Lee Planning travel and creating itineraries are daunting tasks that can feel like trying to climb Mount Everest: exhausting, stressful, filled with obstacles, and millions of steps before you can finally conquer your trip. And to make matters even... Read more »
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Uncovering the truth of business travel for women

By - November 25, 2016

“Female-friendly” is not about being treated differently; it is about being treated appropriately says Rheanna-Marie Hall. The best available hotels, the price comparison sites to juggle, and the airport transfer times to fit to a tight schedule; just some of the things to think about when booking that next business trip. But what about the... Read more »