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!
How political is your workplace? More than 350 people surveyed by the
Center for Creative Leadership said politics is alive and well in their
Do you find it too hard to break away? Don’t become one of the
vacation-deprived Americans who leave their vacation days on the table.
Even the fastest computer could profit from a few tricks that make everyday tasks easier or faster.
“Certification validates your skills, your knowledge, your
professionalism,” says Judy Beebe, and she’s proud to list four little
letters after her name, SDA/C.
Are you a victim of the latest workplace ailment, “stacking work syndrome”?
When you're plugging away at a task, do you ever stop to ask: “If I didn’t do this at all, would anyone notice?”
Q An administrative staff member who recently gave birth is scheduled to return to work in a few weeks. She plans to have her mother bring the baby to the office several times a day so she can breastfeed. Our office manager says that’s not going to happen. Doesn’t Georgia law give women the right to breastfeed in the workplace?
A Sarasota doctor’s office employee who knew she was about to be fired shot and killed her office manager, then went home and killed herself on her patio ...
Etiquette-conscious admins report that people simply don’t R.S.V.P.
anymore. As a result, event organizers find it hard to order food and
Show them you've got the goods: Toot your own horn and praise the admins you manage, at the same time.