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OneNote Must-Knows: Color Coding and Custom Tags

OneNote Must-Knows: Color Coding and Custom Tags

When it comes to note-taking software, you can’t beat the functionality and ease of OneNote. But many users are only scratching the surface of the program’s capabilities.  I use OneNote for virtually everything – from procedures to travel planning to the way I...

Go Digital With Your Administrative Procedures

Go Digital With Your Administrative Procedures

Every administrative professional needs a procedures manual. Procedures are documented processes that explain exactly how to complete a task. They help you provide consistent customer service, make it easier for you to delegate tasks, and showcase the value you bring...

An Admin’s Guide to Effective Checklists

An Admin’s Guide to Effective Checklists

Checklists help you stay organized, better prioritize your time, and see the “big picture.” They reduce the number of things you have to remember, freeing up valuable headspace for the things that really matter. And if someone else needs to fill in for you, they have...

The Art of Subtle Self-Promotion

The Art of Subtle Self-Promotion

As an administrative professional, you’re used to working behind the scenes. Your job is to make your executive look good in the spotlight, not to shine it on yourself. You may even feel more comfortable behind the curtain than on stage. And that’s OK…most of the...

Why Are You #AdminProud?

Why Are You #AdminProud?

In celebration of Admin Appreciation Month at All Things Admin, we asked you to tell us why you chose the admin profession, and why you’re #AdminProud. We loved reading all of your responses, and we want to share some of our favorites with you here!“I chose to become...

It’s Our Grand Opening! Get Your #AdminGear Here.

It’s Our Grand Opening! Get Your #AdminGear Here.

​You asked for it – we delivered! For years, people have asked us for All Things Admin gear they can show off at the office. And we are excited to say that it’s finally available! Starting today, you can visit our company store and get shirts, drinkware, phone covers,...

10 Tips to Help Manage ADHD at the Office

10 Tips to Help Manage ADHD at the Office

What do Woody Harrelson, Simone Biles, and Sir Richard Branson have in common? Aside from being wildly successful in their respective careers, they have all been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, more commonly known as ADHD.About 4.4 percent of...

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...