Where Office Pros Go For HelpRead the rest of this entry »
As office support professional you expect to be called on to solve problems like dealing with cranky clients, finding missing files, and fixing the formatting of a PowerPoint 10 minutes before the weekly manager meeting. But where do you turn when you need help?
Compared to the online support communities and networks most occupations have, the resources for administrative assistants, executives and office support staff are far more limited. The ...
To Every Admin Professional - Thank You!Today is Administrative Professionals Day, so before we do anything else, we extend a big THANK YOU! to all the administrative professionals here at Green Key Resources. You are the best and we appreciate you for everything you do.Read the rest of this entry »
And now, to every administrative assistant, office support staffer, executive assistant, secretary, receptionist -- whatever your title -- we also say THANK YOU!
No matter whether you work in Manhattan, NY or Manhattan ...
What It Takes to Be an Executive AssistantIf you've been working in an office support role and are considering taking a step up -- that's a big step up -- to executive assistant, you should know that an impeccable resume is only one of the ingredients to landing the job.Read the rest of this entry »
Many of the most important skills simply don't show up on a resume. To be sure, you need all the office skills an experienced support person ...
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10 Principles For Career and LifeWhether you are an experienced executive assistant at the top of your profession or just at the beginning of your career there are "timeless truths" that if you adopt them, follow them, will propel you to success.Read the rest of this entry »
What are these "truths?" Human behavior expert, consultant and keynote speaker Colette Carlson outlined them for Business Management Daily.
One more thing: These are not only timeless truths, but universal truths that apply ...
How Many of These Office Types Do You Know?Everyone has workplace friends. OK, maybe not the cranky fridge mom, or the weird quite guy in the mailroom, but the rest of us have these pals, close acquaintances, go-to associates -- call them what you like.Read the rest of this entry »
Did you know that these connections fall into eight universal categories? That's what The New York Times discovered when a few employees there asked each other about the people they work with.
Searching For Office Admin Jobs? Use the Right KeywordIf you're looking for a job in office administration, how quickly you find one may depend on what keywords you use in your search.Read the rest of this entry »
Executive assistant may sound more impressive than administrative assistant, but often enough, the terms are used interchangeably. They shouldn't be, we agree. An executive assistant works directly for a CEO or other top business executive or manager. An administrative assistant will handle many of ...
A Free Way to Be More Productive With OfficeMicrosoft Office may be the most ubiquitous productivity software suite in all the world. Few businesses don't use at least some part of the ensemble, with Word and Excel the most common.Read the rest of this entry »
As familiar as most of us are with these tools, few of us know just how powerful they are. We tend to use just a small part of the features Microsoft has built into these programs, which ...
How to Soothe An Angry ClientEven if you're not a customer service representative; even if you rarely engage directly with customers or clients, sooner or later you'll be on the receiving end of an angry phone call. How you handle the caller can make the difference between a satisfied customer and someone who not only may never again doe business with your company, but blast their dissatisfaction all over the Internet.Read the rest of this entry »
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The 8 (Other) Things That Make Office Professionals SpecialWhat makes administrative assistants special?Read the rest of this entry »
If you are one, you know the answers -- yes, there are many answers -- to this question. For everyone else, professional trainer and public speaker Jeff Havens has a list. And the first thing on it is this:
You Are (Apparently) The ONLY PERSON IN THE ENTIRE FREAKING WORLD WHO KNOWS WHERE ANYTHING IS!!!!!
He wrote that in all caps and in bold "because everyone you ...