For admins, the work never ends. Administrative professionals fill key office management functions every day – tasks that go unnoticed (until they’re not done).
Admins are the unsung heroes of the workplace – the glue that holds an office together. Every week should be Administrative Professionals Week!
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Efficiency. It’s something every admin and every office strives for, but few master completely. Although sometimes touted as nothing more than a business buzzword, there is a secret to attaining this seemingly pie-in-the-sky goal: effective systems.
With everything that’s at stake in today’s challenging times, it’s no wonder that employers prize accurate minute-taking skills more than ever before. Minutes serve as a permanent record of what was decided, what actions must be taken, who must take them and when. Administrative expert Patricia Robb provides answers to some important minute-taking questions.
When the role of the administrative professional is augmented with new duties, it can be a good news/bad news situation. Accepting new roles, like SharePoint Administrator, is a great opportunity to grow your skills. However, if you’re sitting there, thinking, “But, I don’t know the first thing about being a SharePoint Administrator!” then here is a little help. You need three things to be in place to be an effective SharePoint Administrator.
It’s only the beginning of a new year, and you’re probably already a bit overwhelmed. How will you regain control of your time and work toward increased productivity? The answer is to check your to-do list.
While it’s usually CEOs getting interviewed about their achievements, the people that help make those achievements possible are just as important, says April Capochino Myers for Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. Executive assistants have to stay organized and ready for any task their high-profile boss might throw at them. Here are a few executive assistants making headlines of their own.
The role of an administrative professional is evolving, with job-holders in a wide range of fields taking on more responsibility. Here are some of the best-paying administrator jobs available, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
48% of senior managers said #1 on the list had the greatest impact on administrative professionals’ jobs in the past year ... and it's only getting more intense.
Administrative workers took a particularly hard hit during the recession, writes Bryce Covert for New Republic. Nearly 1.7 million administrative support positions were lost between 2007 and 2013, and unlike earlier recessions, these jobs did not return as the economy rebounded. Instead, professionals are more likely to answer their own phones and manage their own calendars ...
When your company is a hard place to work, how can you keep employees from leaving not long after they start?
A profile of Carrie Aulenbacher, executive administrative assistant to the CEO of Lake Erie Logistics.