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Editor's Letters

Diversity Is a Fact, Inclusion Is an Act

By - January 25, 2022

Time and again in our profession we see examples of a lack of inclusion, some being so ingrained they are viewed as ‘normal’ and ‘‘acceptable’
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Cover Story Leadership

The Need For Inclusion

By - January 25, 2022

We rarely see DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) in action for us as a profession explains Simone White
finance
Business Strategy & Acumen

Do You Speak “Finance”?

By - January 25, 2022

An Assistant who speaks the language of finance and accounting is more marketable and more mobile, says Jeff Lockhart
KPIs
Career Development

The Importance of KPIs

By - January 25, 2022

KPIs lead you towards your goal, but they are only useful if you identify the right ones for you, says Rhonda Scharf
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Profiles

PROFILE – Wayde Walker

By - January 25, 2022

Wayde Walker is the National President of the Australian Institute of Office Professionals (AIOP) and a member of the Australian First Responder Foundation
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Career Development

10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Negotiating with Your Vendors

By - January 25, 2022

Negotiation is a necessary skill for all Assistants. Patrick S. Woods shares 10 key ways to shine in vendor negotiations
Technology

Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally

By - January 25, 2022

Use mnemonics to help you remember tips, shortcuts and formulas across Microsoft Office, explains Karen Roem
Personal Development

The ‘SixEss’ Threat/Reward Model

By - January 25, 2022

Sue France explains how understanding threat and reward neuroscience can help you communicate effectively, collaborate better and influence others
Health & Wellbeing

You’ve Got Them. Who’s Got You?

By - January 25, 2022

Not having adequate back-up in place leaves you vulnerable, explains Bonnie Low-Kramen
Personal Development

The Long Game Versus the Short Game

By - January 25, 2022

Where we choose to place our focus dictates how we invest our cognitive energy explains Jason Liem
Communication

Netiquette: Etiquette for the Internet

By - January 25, 2022

For clear communication that will save you time, use netiquette, says Brad Revell
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Career Development

Are You Ready to Reinvent Yourself?

By - January 25, 2022

What must you do to cope with the pace of change in your workplace and the need for constant reinvention? asks Julia Schmidt
Career Development

8 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Career When Working Remotely

By - January 25, 2022

Working from home doesn’t have to mean putting your professional life on hold, says Stephanie Naznitsky
inclusive culture
Leadership

Five Steps to Creating an Inclusive Culture

By - January 25, 2022

By developing an inclusive culture within your organisation, you will create a healthy and enjoyable place to work, explains Sid Madge
Technology

Excel Spreadsheets: Using Vlookup and Index / Match

By - January 25, 2022

Traci Williams explains the similarities and differences between Vlookup and Index / Match
Leadership

Peer Synergy: Finding Strength in Unity

By - January 25, 2022

People are the foundation of all businesses, and those who are team players will transcend the pack, explains Joan Burge