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!
It’s necessary to promote yourself as competent and confident in your job, but beware of turning people off with exaggerations. Here’s how to avoid sounding arrogant when you’re trying to sound confident.
Knowing the difference between the types of phrase shorteners can help you use them correctly in writing.
While healthy competition can boost productivity, a hyper-competitive workplace can also cause stress, anxiety and office drama when employees feel pitted against one another. Chris Taylor, writing at The Muse, offers advice for avoiding harmful rivalries in a competitive company.
Laura Golonka, the executive assistant to the president of Combined Insurance in Chicago, says patience and persistence are among the most important qualities she has developed in more than 30 years as an admin.
Intelligence and technical skills can move you through your career, but people who also have social skills and likability tend to make more money. If you’re shy or anxious in social settings, here’s some advice for becoming more likable at work.
A less-talked-about cause of stress is loneliness. Busy couples might rely too heavily on each other for companionship, and single people who live alone might lack outside friendships. Connecting with other people and having the support of friends is important to reduce stress.
Although everyone likes to hear compliments and accolades, you learn more from criticism. If you can properly accept constructive criticism, you’ll be able to grow and move your career forward.
The nearly two million Girl Scouts continually find clever ways of tempting us with their delicious cookies each spring. Their tactics are so good you can use some of their business savvy in your own career.
You’ve probably experienced back pain if you sit at a desk all day. The American College of Physicians has updated its guidelines on treating back pain.
Here are some questions to ask before you consign yourself to suffering day after day under a boring routine.