Demand Growing for Paralegals to Work RemotelyRead the rest of this entry »
Opportunities for paralegals to work remotely are opening up across the country as courts liberalize the use of digital filings and states broaden the services paralegals can provide.
An article on the American Bar Association website says legal recruiters are reporting “expanding opportunities in the virtual job market. Even in this uncertain time, what has become clear is that the scope of paralegal work is changing with the growing need …
Flexibility, Communication Are the Keys to Becoming a Top AdminRead the rest of this entry »
The warning about serving two masters is an apt caution for administrative professionals who, as companies reopen offices, may find themselves suddenly having two bosses.
Where once an executive assistant might stay with a single executive, the trend now is for all but the most senior leaders to share the services of a single admin. As a recent article from the American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP) says, “managing the …
Ad Agency Belt Tightening Will Move Creative Work In-HouseRead the rest of this entry »
Belt-tightening at ad agencies is forcing chief marketing officers to be more resourceful, relying on in-house expertise to handle tough challenges they previously would have hired outside help to address.
Market research firm Forrester estimates that media spending will be off 23% as a result of the COVID-19 closures and the slow business rebound economists predict. To offset the dramatic reduction in revenue, ad agencies have already begun to shed …
Retail Marketers Get New Trends ToolRead the rest of this entry »
Facing tighter digital media budgets even as consumers spend more time online than ever, marketers have a new tool to help them spend those fewer dollars more effectively.
Google’s new Rising Retail Categories lists the fastest-growing product categories based on what users search for. With the interactive tool a marketer can drill down by category, locale and week, month or year to see what’s trending and the top search terms …
Thank You To Receptionists For Everything You DoRead the rest of this entry »
We take time out today to recognize the work of those who answer the phones, who continue to staff front desks at medical facilities and essential businesses across the country and who are the face of our businesses to visitors and callers.
Today, National Receptionists Day, we say Thank You for all that you do.
Women Now Hold Majority of CHRO Jobs at Fortune 200Read the rest of this entry »
Women dominate the human resources profession. Three out of four HR professionals are women, a ratio that holds true at every level until you get to the most senior management position. Until recently, women didn’t hold even a majority of the executive HR jobs at the largest public companies..
The good news today is that women now hold two-thirds of the CHRO roles at the Fortune 200.
A study by …
Recognizing Office Workers On Administrative Professionals DayRead the rest of this entry »
To all administrative professionals, those now working from home and the many thousands still commuting to offices at essential businesses, we want you to know on this Administrative Professionals Day 2020 that we appreciate everything you do.
At any time, the work you do can be demanding. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more challenging than ever.
That’s why we are making this special effort to recognize …
The Secret World of Celebrity AssistantsRead the rest of this entry »
There’s a community of personal assistants so small and secretive that should you meet one, you might suspect they work for the CIA. Non-disclosure agreements may not be unusual among executive assistants working for high-level corporate leaders, but this group requires you to sign one just to attend a meeting assuming a member vouches for you.
This rarefied group of assistants works for celebrities.
Where a typical private personal assistant …
You May Be Surprised How Long You Need to Keep RecordsRead the rest of this entry »
When the paper files build up and the cabinets start bulging, it's time to do some purging. It's a task that in small offices often gets delegated to whoever looks the least busy.
Is that a good idea? Maybe not. In those files may be the personnel records of long gone employees, making them likely candidates for disposal. Then a week later or a month later or a year from …
Happy Birthday to the Font Everyone Loves to HateRead the rest of this entry »
Seriously? We're saying Happy Birthday to a typeface?
Sure. If it's good enough for The New York Times who are we to disagree - even if Comic Sans is the only font in history to be well enough known to be hated.
Well, maybe loved is too strong a word. After all, its creator Vincent Connare himself says: “If you love Comic Sans you don’t know much …