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...

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...

Measurable goals for admin professionals?

  • April 28, 2006

Question: I'm looking for suggestions on "measurable goals" or SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-based) goals for administrative...

Staff event invitation ideas

  • April 28, 2006

Question: I recently was put in charge of organizing an event for the staff that would have us bring in our baby pictures and guess who is in each picture. I would...

Travel Request Form

  • January 13, 2006

Question: Does anyone use a Travel Request Form for the people you support? I have used them in the past, and they make life easier. This would include "Must arrive...

Job description feedback

  • July 15, 2005

Question: I would like to get feedback about a job description. The job is for a secretary at a real estate office. The job has been open for several months. A...

The boss’s calendar

  • April 22, 2005

Question: I work for a company of about 1,700 employees, spread out among about 50 different locations around the U.S. and the world.  My boss is a director of...

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...

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...

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...

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...