“I have some difficult news that affects you and your position with the company.” Hearing those words is enough to send anyone into panic mode. But landing a new job after a layoff, downsizing or company unraveling takes thoughtful planning. Here’s how to rebound from a job shake-up.
Executives say their lunch breaks have dwindled to 35 minutes and they work through lunch, on average, three days a week.That means many admins likely feel compelled to forgo lunch, working through lunch or shortening lunch. To take back the shrinking lunch break, OfficeTeam offers these tips.
You’ve been put in charge of planning team-building exercises for your eight-person team. To get you started, here are a few ideas from readers of the Admin Pro Forum.
Climbing the career ladder requires the appropriate gear, say executives in a recent survey. Executives were asked, “To what extent does someone’s style of dress at work influence his or her chances of being promoted?”
As you gain more responsibility at work, knowing how to delegate comes into play. Here’s the smart way to delegate work.
To keep your own morale high, turn regularly to your sources of restoration: family, hobbies, exercise, etc.
Your boss’s desk stands awash in paper and her bookcase is bursting, but she may not even realize that the clutter is distracting her. Help a messy boss declutter her office—and boost your productivity—with these simple tools.
Strike the phrase, “How was your day, honey?” from your vocabulary. Why? A significant number of people are too tired to converse at the end of the day, according to a Harvard Business Review study.
Take a PowerPoint presentation from good to great with these six tips from Presentation S.O.S. by Mark Wiskup.
You know a presentation is going badly when audience members start tapping on their BlackBerrys.These days, especially, it isn’t easy to capture and hold a group’s attention. Make it easier for the presenter by using these two PowerPoint tips.