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Travel Planning in a Pandemic? Here’s What You Need to Know

Travel Planning in a Pandemic? Here’s What You Need to Know

When I worked corporately, travel planning was one of my favorite parts of my job, and I still love it today. Whether it’s for business or personal reasons, I enjoy the research and preparation that goes into a trip.  COVID-19 brought the travel industry to its...

Writing Meaningful Performance Goals

Writing Meaningful Performance Goals

“What are your goals for the upcoming year?" For many administrative professionals, this is the single hardest moment of your annual performance review. You watch your executive staring at your from across the desk, waiting for a response that you don’t know how to...

An Admin’s Guide to Acing Performance Reviews

An Admin’s Guide to Acing Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are a reality of just about any profession, but it’s one that many administrative professionals don’t exactly look forward to. Reviews can be uncomfortable, stressful, and time-consuming to prepare for, but a critique of your job performance during...

Personal Note from Julie: Book Recommendations for Anyone on Your List

Personal Note from Julie: Book Recommendations for Anyone on Your List

I love reading books! They have been a very instrumental part of both my formal and informal education over the course of my life. When there is a topic I want to learn more about, I start by searching for books on the subject. They are portable and affordable, which...

Personal Note from Julie: Make Time for Self-Care This Holiday Season

Personal Note from Julie: Make Time for Self-Care This Holiday Season

Believe it or not, the holidays are upon us once again. If you've been following me for a while, you know Thanksgiving is my favorite time of the year. My turkey collection makes its annual appearance, and a lot of family traditions are refreshed. This Thanksgiving...

5 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

5 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Your resume is the single most important component of your job search toolkit. In most cases, it’s the first piece of “you” that a potential employer will see. Whether or not you get called in for an interview depends on what you have included in your resume and the...