In an era of Casual Fridays and work-from-home colleagues, how can you maintain effective office communication in a changing business climate?
We’ll steer you through changes in business etiquette, and help you successfully navigate through the new realities of workplace conflict and office politics.
Question: "I have worked as an administrative assistant for seven years with the same boss. I have constantly asked for more responsibilities, as I feel I could do more—I'll be graduating with my master's degree in December. My boss seems to just brush my request off. At what point should I start seeking opportunities elsewhere?" - Natarsha, Administrative Assistant
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In 2016, you are going to need to compete for top talent, and that means you need to wow candidates during interviews.
It happens to every manager: Someone above you asks for a status report on a project you’re leading. If you don’t have a model or template to work off of, gather up all those sticky notes and memos and follow these tips.
When you’re feuding with a colleague, your brain interprets the situation and spits out a story. You come away with an internal narrative—a beginning, middle and end that characterizes the conflict in your head.
There will always be people at work that you don’t get along with, but it’s important to know how to deal with conflict, writes Nicole Fallon Taylor for Business News Daily.
We’re naming Celeste Headlee, radio host and professional interviewer, our Best Communicator of the Month, predominantly because of a gem of a TED talk about conducting a good conversation.
You already know that emails can be misinterpreted. So sometimes you must simply forgo them and deliver a message in person or, at the very least, over the phone.
Kenny Nguyen, founder of Big Fish Presentations, finds that admins often have to put presentations together at the last minute. Here are some tips.
Whether your manager isn’t clear about expectations, or the organization’s mission hasn’t been articulated well, you may feel like you’re on uncertain footing.