Note From Julie: Plan Now for Your 2019 Professional Development

Each year, dozens of amazing admin-centric conferences take place around the world! Few of us have the luxury of attending them all. So it’s important to choose wisely, especially if you can get funding for a professional development conference. With just a couple...

Note From Julie: No Money for Training? No Problem!

There have been times throughout my career when my employer was willing to reimburse me for professional development training. But more often than not, I personally funded my training investments. This experience alone was a driving factor in launching All Things...

Affiliate Webinar: The First 90 Days – Step-by-Step Onboarding

You spend so much time and effort finding the right people, but what happens when they show up on day one? How do you handle employees’ first few hours and their crucial first 90 days on the job? It’s vital to make a great first impression – you...

Note From Julie: Beware of the Dangers of Being a Workaholic

Are you a workaholic? The dictionary defines a workaholic as someone who compulsively works hard and puts in long hours. While this alone isn’t necessarily a bad thing, the problem develops when it becomes habitual. It’s fair to say I used to be a workaholic. A few...

Hard Worker or Workaholic – Which One Are You?

As administrative professionals, we’re hardwired to give our all on every task – and sometimes it seems those tasks just keep coming, one after another. No sooner do we finish one than another pops up – and we don’t want to leave the office with an important job...

Affiliate Webinar: Effective Gatekeeping

You can’t add more hours to your day – or your executive’s. But you can ensure that only the most important matters (and people) reach their desk. Your role as gatekeeper is critical to the success of your organization, your executive(s), and your career....

One of the Best and Most Affordable Ways to Improve Your Career

November is a month of gratitude and showing appreciation for the people and things in our life that we’re most grateful for. And one of the things we’re most grateful for is you! It’s always been our mission to help you – our admin community – enrich and advance your...

Note From Julie: Is the pursuit of perfection harming your career?

When it comes to getting organized, there are two big reasons most people struggle: perfectionism and procrastination. In my experience, perfectionism hinders a lot of assistants in one way or another. We think our file folder labels have to be perfectly typed, so we...