Admins

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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Ditch fears of public speaking and learn how to speak up in office meetings.

5 ways to rise above and beyond the expected

You’re admired for having the memory of an elephant and the innate ability to put people at ease. But are your skills the ones that employers consider top priority? Do they mesh with changing economic and work environments? If not, hone new talents that will set you apart from the crowd. Start by asking yourself […]
THE LAW. No one is immune from jury duty. Even Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was called for duty
in his Massachusetts hometown. Al-though Breyer was dismissed from the pool, ...

"Jean" had been battling with an executive secretary at admin meetings but felt ambushed the morning she was accused of timecard fraud.

To keep hiring from stealing too much time from your boss's day, offer to interview promising candidates by phone before you set up an appointment.

Issue: When does FMLA leave begin? How soon do you need to notify employees on leave? Benefit: A new court ruling clarifies that those 12 weeks begin with the first ...

To squeeze the greatest value from every penny you spend for your organization, look beyond just purchases to save money.

Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks of job-protected, unpaid leave. When do those 12 weeks officially begin? A new court ruling ...
Issue: Can a small organization point to its size as a valid reason to deny jury-duty leave?
Risk: State law exemptions won't necessarily protect you from this type of lawsuit. ...