My co-worker doesn’t have to punch in

  • November 03, 2006

Question: In my company of approximately 125 people, all non-exempt personnel are required to punch a time clock. That was instituted by the boss's wife, who is the...

How do you track contracts?

  • October 26, 2006

Question: I have worked for my employer -- a large company with more than 1,400 employees -- for eight years now. When I started working here, the amount of contracts...

I need a feedback template

  • October 20, 2006

Question: We have two or three regional meetings a year, and my boss -- the EVP -- likes to have employees' comments after each meeting. He wants to know if they feel...

Preventative flu preparations?

  • October 20, 2006

Question: How is everyone preparing for the flu season? Do you provide flu shots to all employees at your company, bringing in a nurse to do it onsite? Do...

My boss is too busy

  • September 29, 2006

Question: I work for a boss who’s so busy, I feel like I never get to speak with him unless I walk (or sprint) down the hall with him on the way to his...

Where can I find pay-scale information?

  • August 25, 2006

Question: We work in health care as executive assistants to support VPs and their directors and are looking for sources of pay-scale information. We have researched...

Are you an expert with Lotus Notes?

  • August 18, 2006

Question: We use Lotus Notes in our office, but we can't use it to print out a monthly calendar. It prints each day on several pages and is very difficult to read....

How to handle employee recognition?

  • July 21, 2006

Question: My company has never had an official, organized system for presenting any type of employee recognition. But now, we are recognizing two employees at the same...

Monthly meeting of admins a good idea?

  • June 23, 2006

Question: I wish to start a monthly meeting to include as many of the Administrative Assistants throughout the organization as possible. Does anyone have any hints on...

Can I undo a major ‘oops’?

  • June 23, 2006

Question: I am a notary public and I was asked by my new boss to sign some legal documents for the sale of his home. I accidentally entered the wrong expiration date...

Looking for the perfect Rolodex

  • June 02, 2006

Question: I'm trying to find an essential tool I use every day and can't find it anywhere, and am hoping my fellow admins might be able to help me. I have...

Training my own replacement?

  • May 19, 2006

Question: I am a human resource coordinator who handles payroll, benefits and related work for about 100 employees, and I am being "forced" in very stern written...

Dealing with ADHD boss?

  • May 05, 2006

Question: My boss, I believe, has a problem with ADHD. Sometimes, he bounces off the walls and is very difficult to keep up with. I try to keep up with him, but...

How much notice should you give?

  • May 05, 2006

Question: We're implementing a new policy: All personnel (secretaries/receptionists/admins, etc.) must give one month's notice before leaving the company. If proper...