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Office Management

Who’s there to organize the office organizer? Business Management Daily helps admins with dealing with bosses, records retention, and other key tasks.

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Some managers have trouble expressing exactly what they want their team to do.

The boom in elder care

by on September 1, 1997 10:30am
in Office Management

In a survey of 1,509 people by MetLife Mature Market Group, more than one-eighth of workers said they balance elder care responsibilities and full-time or part-time employment.
Introduce your next presentation with flair.

Ethical lapses

by on September 1, 1997 10:00am
in Office Management

48 percent of employees admitted that they had engaged in one or more unethical and/or illegal acts in the past year.
Get on the Web and print them out.

Legal documents in a jiffy

by on September 1, 1997 9:30am
in Office Management

Here’s another source for legal documents.
As companies decentralize their operations, more managers work independently of their boss at another location. That’s great if you stay in touch despite the distance.
If you want advice on how to guard against layoffs, fight off a dead-end position, decide whether to relocate for a new job or control your expenses, you’d probably shop for four different books.
Public relations usually applies to companies looking for good publicity. But you can borrow the same techniques to increase your visibility at work and trumpet your success.

Manage time wisely

by on August 1, 1997 12:30pm
in Office Management

Take control of your time.
Spend a few hours in an entirely different part of your business.
You already know not to lose your temper at work. But some executives who withhold a verbal tirade still sabotage themselves by acting out their disgust in nonverbal ways.
There’s a fine line between asserting yourself and sounding defensive.
Just because you send your staff to training courses doesn’t mean they’ll instantly be smarter and ready to double their productivity.
It’s great to have a boss whom you admire and respect. But one day, you might discover something that causes you to have serious doubts about this person.

Track phone messages

by on August 1, 1997 12:00pm
in Office Management

When you leave messages for others to call you back, keep a log.
Ever notice how CEOs seem to have their own vocabulary? They usually choose their words carefully, selecting the most precise and sophisticated ways to express themselves.

What to say when …

by on August 1, 1997 12:00pm
in Office Management

Your boss gives you contradictory information or instructions.
Trying to encourage your staff to do their best gets harder if one of them is always expecting the worst.

Introductions count

by on August 1, 1997 12:00pm
in Office Management

When introducing yourself at a business conference, begin with what you do, state your employer and close with your full name.
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