Publishing an internal newsletter

  • April 01, 2005

Question: I have taken on the task of creating an internal newsletter.  We have 14 employees (4 professional engineers, 7 consultants and 3 admin staff) located...

Getting the boss to communicate his schedule

  • April 01, 2005

Question: I'm an executive assistant to the president & CEO who, in his 23 years of business, never really had an assistant before. He's mentioned once or twice that...

Potluck Rebellion

  • February 25, 2005

Question: I work in an office where traditionally worker birthdays have been celebrated with a potluck lunch. My position is responsible for organizing the...

Creating a new position

  • February 25, 2005

Question: I recently completed my graduate degree in business and have been working as an executive assistant at my current company for almost 4 years. I have been...

Manager’s preferences form

  • February 25, 2005

Question: I am changing roles and will be supporting new managers. I am looking for a form to keep track of manager preferences (travel, meals, how to handle meeting...

Calculating late charges in Excel

  • January 07, 2005

Question: “We have several rental properties, and I track payments, late charges, customer information, etc., on an Excel spreadsheet. Included on the...